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Ventures Africa on CNN's Quest Means Business.

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

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

- 30 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

TANZANIA

SOMALIA

  • newSomalia 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…
    - 21 hours 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 11 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…
    - 12 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

    The Daily ProgressAl 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 developing mechanical problems ca…
    - 13 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…
    - 16 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…
    - 23 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…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Nov 14, 1:36am -

UGANDA

  • Govt to learn from Rwanda, Kenya on business climate - The Observer (blog)
    Govt to learn from Rwanda, Kenya on business climateThe Observer (blog)The World Bank's doing business report 2015 ranked Uganda 150 out of 189 nations, after the country fell 18 slots from its previous ranking a year back. Investors take keen intere…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 6:17pm -
  • Uganda to Host Major Business Forum - East African Business Week
    Uganda to Host Major Business ForumEast African Business WeekKampala — Uganda is to host the 'Ease of Doing Business Initiative' Summit expected to be held in May 2015. Uganda s Minister of State for Investment Dr Gerald Ajedra said the meeting wil…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 2:08pm -
  • Uganda losing business over anti-gay bill US warns - The New Age Online

    Uganda losing business over anti-gay bill US warns - The New Age Online

    International Business Times UKUganda losing business over anti-gay bill US warnsThe New Age OnlineUgandan lawmakers have said they hope to submit new anti-homosexuality legislation before they break for December holidays, after a previous law that c…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 2:37pm -

SUDAN - SOUTH SUDAN

  • 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…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Dec 14, 6:32am -
  • Bashir Motors Exclusive Distributor of Scania in Sudan - Sudan Vision

    Bashir Motors Exclusive Distributor of Scania in Sudan - Sudan Vision

    Sudan VisionBashir Motors Exclusive Distributor of Scania in SudanSudan VisionBashir Motors of Elnefeidi Group has again set another milestone in the automotive industry by bringing to Sudan one of the world's leading cost-effective transport solutio…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 6:42pm -
  • 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…
    - 3 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 5 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 "…
    - 6 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…
    - 18 days ago, 30 Nov 14, 3:26pm -

RWANDA

DJIBOUTI

BURUNDI

  • newOfficial Stresses Cooperation Relations for Peace, Security - AllAfrica.com
    Official Stresses Cooperation Relations for Peace, SecurityAllAfrica.comRwanda, with an area of 26,338 square kilometers and an estimated population of 10,746,341 inhabitants, is a landlocked country located in the Great Lakes region of east-central…
    - 13 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:27am -
  • newHow 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…
    - 15 hours ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:41am -
  • Phone Charging Made Simple - AllAfrica.com
    Phone Charging Made SimpleAllAfrica.comNyakarundi is implementing a franchise business model, where business minded individuals will pay ARED Rwf 245,000 or Rwf 350,000 to purchase a kiosk, plus a monthly charge of $45 to service and support the devi…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 10:17am -
  • EA Integration Should Not Cause Income Loss, Presidents Kenyatta, Museveni ... - AllAfrica.com
    EA Integration Should Not Cause Income Loss, Presidents Kenyatta, Museveni ...AllAfrica.comNairobi — Revenue authorities from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have been instructed to ensure no clearing and forwarding agency is denied business at the port o…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 7:18am -
  • Importers tussle with GSA over G-CAP - GhanaWeb

    Importers tussle with GSA over G-CAP - GhanaWeb

    GhanaWebImporters tussle with GSA over G-CAPGhanaWebIt appears that some people are trying to repackage themselves so as to remain relevant under a so-called G-CAP -- which is totally unnecessary and will further increase the burden on consumers and…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 7:07am -
  • 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 -
  • Countess du Boisrouvray: We can rely on women to change the world - MSNBC

    Countess du Boisrouvray: We can rely on women to change the world - MSNBC

    MSNBCCountess du Boisrouvray: We can rely on women to change the worldMSNBC“Everybody should have a chance not just to survive but to thrive,” French Countess Albina du Boisrouvray said on Tuesday. She explained at a small media gathering in New…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 12:28am -
  • 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…
    - 11 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…
    - 13 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…
    - 22 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 6:54am -
Africa Business Report 7 - Botswana Investment - BBC News

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

- 97 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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