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Ventures Africa on CNN's Quest Means Business.

- 11 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 10:01am -
Olajumoke Adenowo on CNN African Voices

- 15 days ago, 4 Dec 14, 9:33am -
CNN AFRICAN STARTUP - KELVIN founder Sunrise Tracking

- 31 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 10:15am -
The Hookup Dinner on CNN African Startup Programme

- 26 Aug 14, 12:54am -
President Kagame at the US Africa Business Forum- Washington DC, 5 August 2014

- 6 Aug 14, 1:18pm -
US/Africa summit: is Obama too late?

- 31 Jul 14, 4:41pm -

KENYA

ETHIOPIA

  • newSouth Sudan peace talks resume in Ethiopia - Business Standard
    South Sudan peace talks resume in EthiopiaBusiness StandardThe Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional body of eight east African states, launched the multi-stakeholder peace talks here Thursday to discuss the year-long conflict…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:35am -
  • Ethiopia : ECA calls for debt cancellation for Ebola-stricken countries - StarAfrica.com

    Ethiopia : ECA calls for debt cancellation for Ebola-stricken countries - StarAfrica.com

    StarAfrica.comEthiopia : ECA calls for debt cancellation for Ebola-stricken countriesStarAfrica.comThe Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr. Carlos Lopes has called on the international community to consider debt can…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 3:27pm -
  • Ethiopia, Turkey Keen to Boost Business Ties - The Reporter
    Ethiopia, Turkey Keen to Boost Business TiesThe Reporter"Turkey is one of the most reliable development partners the Government of Ethiopia has in its endeavors to extricate itself from poverty," Hailemariam said during the opening of the forum at th…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 8:48am -
  • A public bank branch to open in Ethiopia - Daily Sabah

    A public bank branch to open in Ethiopia - Daily Sabah

    Daily SabahA public bank branch to open in EthiopiaDaily SabahISTANBUL — In accordance with Turkey's African Expansion Strategy, a Djibouti and Ethiopian Trade and Engineering Committee was established under Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci. Speakin…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 12:24am -
  • Ethiopia seeks Indian help to revitalise higher education - Business Standard
    Ethiopia seeks Indian help to revitalise higher educationBusiness StandardThe seminar under the theme of "Development, Diaspora and International Relations of African Countries" is being attended by academicians from India as well as the business com…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Dec 14, 7:41am -
  • Thirty years on from Band Aid Ethiopia readies first bond - Irish Times

    Thirty years on from Band Aid Ethiopia readies first bond - Irish Times

    Irish TimesThirty years on from Band Aid Ethiopia readies first bondIrish TimesEthiopia has started marketing a debut dollar bond issue, aiming to take advantage of record demand for high-yielding African debt to fund electricity, railway and sugar-i…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Dec 14, 5:14am -
  • Saudi Billionaire to Invest $100 Million in Ethiopian Farm - Businessweek

    Saudi Billionaire to Invest $100 Million in Ethiopian Farm - Businessweek

    BusinessweekSaudi Billionaire to Invest $100 Million in Ethiopian FarmBusinessweekSaudi Star Agricultural Development Plc, an Ethiopian company owned by billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to invest $100 million in a rice farm in western Ethiopia ne…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 6:37am -
  • Ethio-South Africa Business Forum Opens in Addis Ababa - AllAfrica.com
    Ethio-South Africa Business Forum Opens in Addis AbabaAllAfrica.comThe Ethio-South Africa Pre-investment Trade Mission meeting opened today (December 2) at the Ellile Hotel, Addis Ababa in the presence of higher government officials, South African in…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 5:05am -
  • Ethiopian Deputy PM Extends Welcome to Chinese Businesses - AllAfrica.com
    Ethiopian Deputy PM Extends Welcome to Chinese BusinessesAllAfrica.comDeputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, told the China-Ethiopia Business Forum in Beijing last week that Ethiopia would welcome more Chinese companies to invest in the country, espe…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Dec 14, 6:37am -
  • Can farming in Ethiopia be successfully commercialised? - BBC News

    Can farming in Ethiopia be successfully commercialised? - BBC News

    BBC NewsCan farming in Ethiopia be successfully commercialised?BBC News... improve the country's farming sector, to boost production and put more farms onto a commercial footing - but there is still some way to go. The BBC's Lerato Mbele reports from…
    - 26 days ago, 23 Nov 14, 3:32am -

TANZANIA

  • newRebasing expands Tanzania's GDP - Independent Online

    Rebasing expands Tanzania's GDP - Independent Online

    Independent OnlineRebasing expands Tanzania's GDPIndependent OnlineDar es Salaam - Tanzania said its gross domestic product has expanded by 32 percent after it rebased its calculation to incorporate new sectors in the economy, officials said on Frida…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:59am -
  • newGlobecomm, Tanzania Support Foundation take computers to rural school - Biztech Africa
    Globecomm, Tanzania Support Foundation take computers to rural schoolBiztech Africa“Globecomm is lucky to have these enthusiastic and knowledgeable partners,” said Globecomm CEO Keith Hall. “Technology is our business and we are proud to donate…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:35am -
  • newBusiness Council Launches Branch in Rukwa - AllAfrica.com

    Business Council Launches Branch in Rukwa - AllAfrica.com

    IPPmediaBusiness Council Launches Branch in RukwaAllAfrica.comThe Executive Secretary, Tanzania National Business council (TNBC), Mr Raymond Mbilinyi, said during the official inauguration of Rukwa Regional Business Council that a community bank will…
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:54am -

SOMALIA

  • Somalia president appoints new prime minister - Business Standard

    Somalia president appoints new prime minister - Business Standard

    Yahoo News UKSomalia president appoints new prime ministerBusiness StandardSomalia's president Wednesday announced the appointment of former prime minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke as the country's new prime minister. Sharmarke, who is the curre…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • After Barren Years in Somalia, Signs of Growth by the Bunch - New York Times

    After Barren Years in Somalia, Signs of Growth by the Bunch - New York Times

    New York TimesAfter Barren Years in Somalia, Signs of Growth by the BunchNew York TimesWith investment by Italian and American fruit companies, the banana trade reached its peak in the 1980s, led by the brand Somalita, which was partly owned by De Na…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Dec 14, 9:07pm -
  • Humanitarian situation worsens in Somalia:UN - Business Standard
    Humanitarian situation worsens in Somalia:UNBusiness StandardEarlier this year, the UN has said poor rains, high food prices and ongoing conflict have intersected to push Somalia once gain to the brink of crisis, warning that without immediate action…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 10:15pm -
  • UN hails efforts to solve political crisis in Somalia - Business Standard
    UN hails efforts to solve political crisis in SomaliaBusiness StandardThe UN Security Council Wednesday welcomed efforts to solve the current political crisis in Somalia "through the proper Parliamentary channels". The 15-nation council in a statemen…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 11:40pm -
  • Somalia invites energy companies to explore for oil - BBC News

    Somalia invites energy companies to explore for oil - BBC News

    BBC NewsSomalia invites energy companies to explore for oilBBC NewsThe price of oil may have fallen off a cliff recently, but that has not deterred energy giants like Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Chevron from reactivating plans to drill in…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Dec 14, 1:14am -
  • Somalia law makers vote out PM - Business Standard

    Somalia law makers vote out PM - Business Standard

    Yahoo NewsSomalia law makers vote out PMBusiness StandardSomalia's prime minister lost his job after members of parliament voted on a no-confidence motion against him, Al Jazeera reported. Parliament voted Saturday to oust Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, who…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Dec 14, 11:20am -
  • Al Shabaab sets Kenyan military aircraft afire in Somalia - Business Standard

    Al Shabaab sets Kenyan military aircraft afire in Somalia - Business Standard

    International Business Times, India EditionAl Shabaab sets Kenyan military aircraft afire in SomaliaBusiness StandardKenya Defence Forces (KDF) confirmed Friday that one of its combat aircraft which crashed in southern Somalia Thursday after developi…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 12:35pm -
  • The man changing the world of remittances - BBC News

    The man changing the world of remittances - BBC News

    BBC NewsThe man changing the world of remittancesBBC NewsWhile completely understandable from a security point of view, the knock-on effect was that many innocent people in places such as Somalia suddenly found that it was much more difficult to rece…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Dec 14, 12:08am -
  • Business trips to dangerous places - The Economist (blog)

    Business trips to dangerous places - The Economist (blog)

    The Economist (blog)Business trips to dangerous placesThe Economist (blog)Ankara has been Somalia's main benefactor and overseas partner since August 2011, when Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's then prime minister (and now president), became the first…
    - 24 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 9:54pm -
  • Kenya claims anti-Shebab strikes in Somalia after bus attack - Business Standard

    Kenya claims anti-Shebab strikes in Somalia after bus attack - Business Standard

    International Business Times UKKenya claims anti-Shebab strikes in Somalia after bus attackBusiness StandardThere was no independent confirmation of the strikes in response to Saturday's attack by the Al-Qaeda-linked group near Mandera, a northeaster…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 1:36am -

UGANDA

SUDAN - SOUTH SUDAN

  • Sudan: China to build new Khartoum airport - StarAfrica.com
    Sudan: China to build new Khartoum airportStarAfrica.comThe Sudanese minister Abdul Alrahamn Dirar told the reporters upon his arrival in Khartoum on Tuesday that China have granted Sudan a $700 million loan to build a new airport for the capital Kha…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 1:33pm -
  • Sudan to drill 250 oil wells in 2015 - StarAfrica.com
    Sudan to drill 250 oil wells in 2015StarAfrica.comSudan has lost more than 70% of its oil revenues after the independence of South Sudan as oil production declined from 500,000 barrel per day to 130,000. Makawi told the Sudanese parliament on Tuesday…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 6:32am -
  • South Sudan Has Become A Major Concern For China - Business Insider

    South Sudan Has Become A Major Concern For China - Business Insider

    Business InsiderSouth Sudan Has Become A Major Concern For ChinaBusiness InsiderOne of three companies that pump oil in South Sudan, China's state-owned National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) holds a 40% stake in a joint venture that operates in South…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 12:19pm -
  • Russia to Get Access to Sudanese Oil Amid Debt Write-Off - The Moscow Times
    Russia to Get Access to Sudanese Oil Amid Debt Write-OffThe Moscow TimesRussia has written off $17 million in debt owed by Sudan and won the promise of access to Sudanese oil and gas resources for Russian companies after an intergovernmental commissi…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Dec 14, 3:51pm -
  • Sudan asks UNSC to reconsider decision referring it to ICC - Business Standard
    Sudan asks UNSC to reconsider decision referring it to ICCBusiness StandardSudan called on Saturday the UN Security Council (UNSC) to reconsider its decision to refer Sudan to the International Criminal Court(ICC)for alleged war crimes and crimes aga…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Dec 14, 8:40pm -
  • UN mission in South Sudan reports heavy fighting - Business Standard
    UN mission in South Sudan reports heavy fightingBusiness StandardOn Thursday, Ellen Margrethe Loej, the UN secretary-general's special representative for South Sudan, said in the capital, Juba, that leaders on both sides of the conflict must inject "…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Dec 14, 8:35pm -
  • Bashir says Sudan to develop, import gas for power generation - Al-Arabiya

    Bashir says Sudan to develop, import gas for power generation - Al-Arabiya

    Al-ArabiyaBashir says Sudan to develop, import gas for power generationAl-ArabiyaBashir said the government had established a state-owned gas company to facilitate gas imports and would build a gas pipeline from Port Sudan on the Red Sea to the capit…
    - 19 days ago, 30 Nov 14, 3:26pm -

RWANDA

DJIBOUTI

BURUNDI

  • How Zziwa's Walk As Eala Speaker Caved in - AllAfrica.com
    How Zziwa's Walk As Eala Speaker Caved inAllAfrica.comThe Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala), Margaret Zziwa, was yesterday impeached by members of the Assembly after months of wrangling that disrupted the organ's business. Befor…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:41am -
  • 5 Stats That Explained the World This Week - Politico

    5 Stats That Explained the World This Week - Politico

    Politico5 Stats That Explained the World This WeekPoliticoIn the United States, women earn roughly two-thirds of what men do, placing America 65th in terms of wage equality. Surprisingly, some of the world's poorest countries lead the world in securi…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 6:57pm -
  • Regional integration is the key to Africa's prosperity - BDlive
    Regional integration is the key to Africa's prosperityBDliveFor African regional bodies the high transactional costs of doing business caused by overlapping memberships in regional bodies and the failure to improve the continent's inadequate infrastr…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 5:54am -
  • Spurning fossil fuels hurts the world's poor, CEOs say - Dallas Morning News

    Spurning fossil fuels hurts the world's poor, CEOs say - Dallas Morning News

    Dallas Morning NewsSpurning fossil fuels hurts the world's poor, CEOs sayDallas Morning NewsResource companies “cannot afford to go on putting their heads in the sand,” said Helen Westropp, global business director at London branding agency Coley…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 3:28am -
  • Burundi taxes show increase - East African Business Week
    Burundi taxes show increaseEast African Business Week... of November, the revenue collected in the year 2013 (BIF 559.51 billion)”, showed the release. According to a release, the OBR says it will remain committed to securing revenues to revive the…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Dec 14, 2:17pm -
  • Burundi's decentralization process not progressing-Report - StarAfrica.com
    Burundi's decentralization process not progressing-ReportStarAfrica.comBurundi's citizens and communities have few opportunities to effectively engage in local decision-making processes, according to a new World Bank report launched on Friday.The stu…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Dec 14, 12:36pm -
  • Swahili Opportunities in Burundi 'Go Begging' - AllAfrica.com
    Swahili Opportunities in Burundi 'Go Begging'AllAfrica.comTanzania's Ambassador to Burundi, Dr James Nzagi, told the 'Business Standard' in Muyinga Province recently that chances for Tanzanians to benefit from Swahili in Burundi go begging. "Burundia…
    - 23 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 6:54am -
Africa Business Report 7 - Botswana Investment - BBC News

- 88 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:50pm -
Africa Beats: M.anifest back in 'inspirational' Ghana - BBC Africa

- 98 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
Africa Business Report Trail BBC World NewsApril 2010

- 4 May 14, 10:03pm -
Africa's richest man: Aliko Dangote. BBC News

- 3 Mar 14, 4:09pm -
BBC Question Time in South Africa p2

- 13 Dec 13, 6:09am -
Stealing Africa - Why Poverty?

- 5 Jan 13, 2:38pm -

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