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KENYA

ETHIOPIA

  • Ethio-Turkish Businesswomen to Strengthen Business Ties - The Reporter
    Ethio-Turkish Businesswomen to Strengthen Business TiesThe ReporterThe business-to-business meetings with Ethiopian counterparts were held at the Ethiopian National Archives and Library Agency, where 25 businesswomen were represented from the confede…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 9:02am -
  • Egypt prepares for business foray into Ethiopia - StarAfrica.com
    Egypt prepares for business foray into EthiopiaStarAfrica.comMounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, Egypt's minister of Industry and Trade Sunday confirmed that he will be at the head of a business delegation to Ethiopia early next week for an economic forum whic…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 5:06pm -
  • 30 years on: Ethiopia and the business of hunger - Open Democracy

    30 years on: Ethiopia and the business of hunger - Open Democracy

    Open Democracy30 years on: Ethiopia and the business of hungerOpen DemocracyThe BBC remains proud of its reporting of Ethiopia's famine, and certainly it directed public attention to a horrific situation. But it did this at the price of understanding…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 11:34am -
  • Ethiopia studying Indian self-help groups to empower women - Business Standard
    Ethiopia studying Indian self-help groups to empower womenBusiness StandardA strong network of self-help groups (SHGs) has managed to improve the social condition of women in Ethiopia and the east African country is now studying Indian models to ensu…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 7:07am -
  • Egyptian investments in Ethiopia at $2b - Official - StarAfrica.com

    Egyptian investments in Ethiopia at $2b - Official - StarAfrica.com

    StarAfrica.comEgyptian investments in Ethiopia at $2b - OfficialStarAfrica.comAyman Issa, the head of the Egypt/Ethiopia Business Council has claimed that Egyptian investments in the East African country have increased from $600 million to $2 billion…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:57pm -
  • Seeing India through the lens - from Ethiopia - Business Standard
    Seeing India through the lens - from EthiopiaBusiness StandardIn a unique peek into the wonder that is India, the Indian embassy in Ethiopia showcased a photo exhibition of religions in India at a national level for the first time. The exhibition was…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:26am -
  • Boom times for Ethiopia's coffee shops - BBC News

    Boom times for Ethiopia's coffee shops - BBC News

    BBC NewsBoom times for Ethiopia's coffee shopsBBC NewsWhile business was slow but steady for Tomoca during its first 20 years, times were tough when Ethiopia was ruled by a Communist dictatorship from 1974 to 1991. For those 17 years just staying in…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 11:10pm -
  • Ethiopia says US embassy intruders must be charged - Businessweek

    Ethiopia says US embassy intruders must be charged - Businessweek

    Diplomat News NetworkEthiopia says US embassy intruders must be chargedBusinessweekADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's government said it hopes U.S. authorities will prosecute protesters who tried to take down the national flag on the grounds o…
    - 21 days ago, 10 Oct 14, 9:16am -
  • Ethiopia keen on boosting business opportunities - CNBCAfrica.com
    Ethiopia keen on boosting business opportunitiesCNBCAfrica.comThe country which has made great strides to become one of Africa's fastest growing economies recently held a conference and business exhibition on enhancing the investment and business cli…
    - 23 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 12:41pm -
  • European Businesses Plead for Urgent Improvement in Business Licensing ... - The Reporter
    European Businesses Plead for Urgent Improvement in Business Licensing ...The ReporterThe European Union Business Forum Ethiopia (EUBFE) pleaded for an urgent improvement of the business climate in Ethiopia on Thursday during an event held at Addis A…
    - 26 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 6:17am -

TANZANIA

  • newPrivate Sector Pushes for Revamp On Railways - AllAfrica.com

    Private Sector Pushes for Revamp On Railways - AllAfrica.com

    IPPmediaPrivate Sector Pushes for Revamp On RailwaysAllAfrica.comSUBSTANTIAL investments are needed to revamp the railway network and reduce the cost of doing business, the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) top official said. The TPSF Executi…
    - 11 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • Over 9000 kg marijuana seized in Tanzania - Business Standard
    Over 9000 kg marijuana seized in TanzaniaBusiness StandardTanzanian police Thursday said they have seized 9,102 kg of marijuana in an ongoing crackdown operation in northern part of the country. The seizure follows an operation carried out in Olkokor…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 6:18pm -
  • Treasury Secretary Lew At Business Roundtable in Dar es Salaam - AllAfrica.com

    Treasury Secretary Lew At Business Roundtable in Dar es Salaam - AllAfrica.com

    BusinessweekTreasury Secretary Lew At Business Roundtable in Dar es SalaamAllAfrica.comIt is a pleasure to be back in Dar es Salaam and to meet with you to discuss the opportunities for and challenges to doing business in Tanzania and the region. Thi…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 3:11pm -

SOMALIA

UGANDA

  • newDoing Business Toughens - WB - The Observer
    Doing Business Toughens - WBThe ObserverUganda's failure to make it easier for the business community to trade has cost it 18 slots in the World Bank's latest Doing Business 2015 ranking, the biggest drop the country has experienced in the recent pas…
    - 13 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:30am -
  • Uganda Prisons best in Africa - New Vision

    Uganda Prisons best in Africa - New Vision

    New VisionUganda Prisons best in AfricaNew VisionLuzira upper prison inmates receive 10 computers from Makerere University Business School (MUBS) Principal, Prof. Waswa Balunywa at Luzira Prison on October 29,2014. PHOTO/ NICHOLAS KAJOBA. In a separa…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 1:14pm -
  • Uganda to host two international tourism events in November - New Vision

    Uganda to host two international tourism events in November - New Vision

    New VisionUganda to host two international tourism events in NovemberNew VisionThe Executive Director Pearl of Africa Tours Kelly Mac Tavish listens as Executive Director Uganda Tourism Board Stephen Asiimwe stresses a point during the press conferen…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 3:35am -
  • Uganda sends more medical personnel to Ebola-hit West Africa - Business Standard
    Uganda sends more medical personnel to Ebola-hit West AfricaBusiness StandardJane Ruth Aceng, the Director General of Health Services, told Xinhua in an interview that the additional health workers drawn from the ministry of health, Uganda Red Cross…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 9:14pm -
  • Uganda could turn to oil revenue to fund railway - The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

    Uganda could turn to oil revenue to fund railway - The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

    StarAfrica.comUganda could turn to oil revenue to fund railwayThe Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)KAMPALA: Uganda could rely on income from future oil exports to finance an $8 billion (Sh712 billion) railway if fun…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:00pm -
  • Business capital call - Independent

    Business capital call - Independent

    Times LIVEBusiness capital callIndependentPresidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda (in yellow suit), Paul Kagame of Rwanda and other panelists at the 3 rd Uganda-Rwanda Business Forum on Oct. 7. Business leaders offer tips at 3rd Uganda - Rwanda Business…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:19am -
  • Explore Export – Uganda - Business Weekly
    Explore Export – UgandaBusiness WeeklyUganda signed a Common Market Protocol with other members of East African Community which are Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi that allows free movement of goods and services within this region and further e…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 5:41pm -

SUDAN - SOUTH SUDAN

RWANDA

  • Turkey To Host Rwandan Businesses - Ventures Africa

    Turkey To Host Rwandan Businesses - Ventures Africa

    Ventures AfricaTurkey To Host Rwandan BusinessesVentures AfricaVENTURES AFRICA – In an effort to boost trade relations between Turkey and some 135 countries inclusive of Rwanda, about 20 Rwandan businesses have been invited to participate at the Tu…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 3:55pm -
  • The Nation Remains the Easiest Place to Do Business in Sub-Sahara, World ... - AllAfrica.com
    The Nation Remains the Easiest Place to Do Business in Sub-Sahara, World ...AllAfrica.comKigali — Rwanda has demonstrated consistent strong performance in the World Bank Doing Business Rankings in recent years with good progress made across all the…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 9:03am -
  • New WB Method Alters Rwanda's Business Status - AllAfrica.com

    New WB Method Alters Rwanda's Business Status - AllAfrica.com

    GhanaWebNew WB Method Alters Rwanda's Business StatusAllAfrica.comBut Carolyn Turk, World Bank country manager, said the new ranking might appear negative (due to the new methodology used) but the reality of doing business climate in Rwanda remains p…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 7:19am -

DJIBOUTI

BURUNDI

  • Burundi Gov commissions Metropolitan Area Nework for Bujumbura - IT News Africa

    Burundi Gov commissions Metropolitan Area Nework for Bujumbura - IT News Africa

    IT News AfricaBurundi Gov commissions Metropolitan Area Nework for BujumburaIT News AfricaThe Bujumbura MAN project is as a result of a grant from the Government of the People's Republic of China to the people of Burundi. The project shall be install…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 9:49am -
  • Business Opportunities At the International Tourism Expo - AllAfrica.com
    Business Opportunities At the International Tourism ExpoAllAfrica.comIt was an opportunity to promote Burundi, attract investors and meet international counterparts. According to Thomas Nkeshimana, who represented the Burundi Tea Office (OTB), many T…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:15pm -
  • Burundi Says 40 Corpses Found In Lake Were Rwandans - Business Insider

    Burundi Says 40 Corpses Found In Lake Were Rwandans - Business Insider

    International Business Times UKBurundi Says 40 Corpses Found In Lake Were RwandansBusiness InsiderBUJUMBURA (Reuters) - The general prosecutor of Burundi said on Tuesday that an investigation into 40 bodies found in a lake on the border with Rwanda h…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 3:36pm -
  • Burundi Launches Nickel Mine - East African Business Week
    Burundi Launches Nickel MineEast African Business WeekHe repeated the commitment of the government to support the company. The Second Vice-President took the opportunity to invite domestic and foreign investors to invest in Burundi in diversified sec…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 6:59am -
  • Burundi: Inflation nearly doubles to 5.9% - Independent Online
    Burundi: Inflation nearly doubles to 5.9%Independent OnlineBURUNDI'S annual inflation accelerated to 5.9 percent in August from 3.1 percent in July after costs for housing, water and energy rose sharply, official data showed yesterday. The Internatio…
    - 24 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:01am -
  • Burundi Gets U.S.$31 Million As Food Security - East African Business Week
    Burundi Gets U.S.$31 Million As Food SecurityEast African Business WeekBujumbura — The government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have signed a grant for $1 million and another for $30 million for supplementing basic…
    - 32 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 1:41pm -
  • Burundi gets $29.49m AfDB grant to revamp road infrastructure - StarAfrica.com
    Burundi gets $29.49m AfDB grant to revamp road infrastructureStarAfrica.comThe African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $29.49 million grant to help finance the first phase of the Nyakararo-Mwaro-Gitega Road Improvement and Asphalting Project i…
    - 35 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 5:13pm -
Africa Business Report 7 - Botswana Investment - BBC News

- 39 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:50pm -
Africa Business Report Trail BBC World NewsApril 2010

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BBC Question Time in South Africa p2

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Stealing Africa - Why Poverty?

- 5 Jan 13, 2:38pm -
BBC World Debate Why Poverty?

- 30 Nov 12, 10:15am -
Racist attack on tv show south africa BBC

- 14 Dec 11, 3:10pm -

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