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KENYA

  • Diamond Vodka launches it's premium brand in Kenya - The Standard Digital News
    Diamond Vodka launches it's premium brand in KenyaThe Standard Digital NewsNairobi, Kenya: Diamond Vodka is premium alcohol drink created in Russia using ancient technologies. For the first time the premium alcoholic drink is now available in Kenya.…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:11pm -
  • Kenya, India trade builds up - StarAfrica.com

    Kenya, India trade builds up - StarAfrica.com

    StarAfrica.comKenya, India trade builds upStarAfrica.comKenya's imports from India totalled 2.03 million tonnes between January and June this year compared to 1.7 million tonnes over the same period last year, making India the largest exporter to the…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 12:29pm -
  • Kenya's Grave business - Gone but not forgotten - The Star
    Kenya's Grave business - Gone but not forgottenThe StarOne man's guilty conscience, a phone call and a bunch of rose flowers is what it took to spur this strangely unique business idea. It all started six months ago when Chris Rapasi got a call from…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 12:21pm -
  • Kenya's blooming flower industry bounces back - BBC News

    Kenya's blooming flower industry bounces back - BBC News

    BBC NewsKenya's blooming flower industry bounces backBBC News... market, the flower industry generated $500m (£305m) in sales in 2013. In previous years, the figures were much higher. The BBC's Lerato Mbele visited a farm in Naivasha, a town north-w…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:42am -
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta welcomes Sh50 billion investment in Kenya - The Standard Digital News

    President Uhuru Kenyatta welcomes Sh50 billion investment in Kenya - The Standard Digital News

    The Standard Digital NewsPresident Uhuru Kenyatta welcomes Sh50 billion investment in KenyaThe Standard Digital NewsNairobi;Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has welcomed the rising wave of British investment in Kenya and urged British and Kenyan invest…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:39am -
  • Nigerian company acquires controlling stake in Kenya's PesaPoint - The Standard Digital News

    Nigerian company acquires controlling stake in Kenya's PesaPoint - The Standard Digital News

    The Standard Digital NewsNigerian company acquires controlling stake in Kenya's PesaPointThe Standard Digital NewsInterswitch is eyeing opportunities in Kenya's emerging cashless public transport system, domestic card business, nascent oil and gas se…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:00pm -
  • Kenya's beauty queen: Building a business empire - BBC News

    Kenya's beauty queen: Building a business empire - BBC News

    BBC NewsKenya's beauty queen: Building a business empireBBC News"When we were starting out, if you were a woman and you went to the bank for a loan, they wanted to know who you were married to and whether you had permission to be in business," says T…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 11:01am -

ETHIOPIA

TANZANIA

  • More Conducive Business Climate Needed - AllAfrica.com
    More Conducive Business Climate NeededAllAfrica.comThe government is keen to speed up the reforms in the wake of reports that Tanzania has slipped further in the latest Ease of Doing Business rankings. Starting up a business, registration of business…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:02am -
  • TNBC Out to Make Tanzania More Investment Competitive - AllAfrica.com
    TNBC Out to Make Tanzania More Investment CompetitiveAllAfrica.comONE of the deliberations of the seventh Tanzania National Business Council (TNBC) meeting was a call to creating better business environment in the country. The country has witnessed s…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 8:11am -
  • BRELA Cuts Down Business Registration Time to Eight Hours - AllAfrica.com

    BRELA Cuts Down Business Registration Time to Eight Hours - AllAfrica.com

    IPPmediaBRELA Cuts Down Business Registration Time to Eight HoursAllAfrica.comBUSINESS registration in Tanzania now takes eight hours as the government speeds up reforms to create a more conducive business environment in the country. The Business Reg…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 3:06am -
  • Exploit 70 Million Free Patents to Boost Business, Dar Urged - AllAfrica.com
    Exploit 70 Million Free Patents to Boost Business, Dar UrgedAllAfrica.comTANZANIA has been asked to exploit over 70 million free patents, ready to be made use of by any individual or organization for business across the country. The patents are avail…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 6:16am -
  • Sasol eyes Angola, Ghana and Tanzania opportunities - Reuters

    Sasol eyes Angola, Ghana and Tanzania opportunities - Reuters

    BDliveSasol eyes Angola, Ghana and Tanzania opportunitiesReutersJOHANNESBURG, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Sasol is eyeing potential expansion into Angola, Ghana and Tanzania but Mozambique remains its immediate focus in Africa, the South African petrochemical…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 11:55am -
  • Tanzania banks on Kenya's woes to boost tourism - The Standard Digital News

    Tanzania banks on Kenya's woes to boost tourism - The Standard Digital News

    The Standard Digital NewsTanzania banks on Kenya's woes to boost tourismThe Standard Digital NewsTanzania, famed for its pristine beaches and safari parks beneath snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, has always played second-fiddle to Kenya, which has a mo…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:02pm -
  • Invest in India, Tanzanian Businesses Urged - AllAfrica.com

    Invest in India, Tanzanian Businesses Urged - AllAfrica.com

    IPPmediaInvest in India, Tanzanian Businesses UrgedAllAfrica.comHIGH Commissioner of India in Tanzania Mr Debnath Shaw exchanges views with Toyota Tanzania Ltd Company Executive Director Mr Vinod Rustagi (second left) during the commemoration of Indi…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 7:39am -

SOMALIA

UGANDA

  • Private Sector to implement child-friendly business principles - New Vision

    Private Sector to implement child-friendly business principles - New Vision

    New VisionPrivate Sector to implement child-friendly business principlesNew VisionThe Health Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda carrying a pupil from St. Peters Primary School, Raphael Tenderi as the Gender Minister, Mary Karoro Okurut(R)and UNICEF repre…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:06am -
  • Views On Katosi Rd Mud Business - The Independent
    Views On Katosi Rd Mud BusinessThe IndependentIf the Senkeeto group had got Shs24.7 billion from the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), and about Shs14 billion of that had been given to a sub-contractor; China Chongqing International Constructio…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 6:16am -
  • National Oil Company Loopholes - The Independent
    National Oil Company LoopholesThe IndependentThrough the Oil and Gas Policy and the Petroleum Exploration Act (upstream law), the government decided to start a National Oil Company (NOC), which will be charged with managing Uganda's interests in the…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 6:16am -
  • Rainy weather will increase coffee output in Uganda - BBC News

    Rainy weather will increase coffee output in Uganda - BBC News

    BBC NewsRainy weather will increase coffee output in UgandaBBC NewsExports of coffee from Uganda could rise as much as 3% this year as crop outputs increase, thanks to more rain in regions where the bean is grown. Uganda, the biggest exporter of coff…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 4:03pm -
  • Uganda holds 19 terror suspects, seizes explosives - Iron Mountain Daily News

    Uganda holds 19 terror suspects, seizes explosives - Iron Mountain Daily News

    International Business Times UKUganda holds 19 terror suspects, seizes explosivesIron Mountain Daily NewsKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities are holding 19 suspects arrested over an apparent terror plot, officials said Monday as the security…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 3:24pm -
  • Uganda Arrests 19 Tied To Suspected Attack Plot - Business Insider

    Uganda Arrests 19 Tied To Suspected Attack Plot - Business Insider

    eTurboNewsUganda Arrests 19 Tied To Suspected Attack PlotBusiness InsiderKAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan police have arrested 19 people in connection with a foiled attack in central Kampala that the United States has said was hatched by Somali militants…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 1:17pm -
  • UK can play greater role in Uganda's prosperity - The Observer (blog)

    UK can play greater role in Uganda's prosperity - The Observer (blog)

    New VisionUK can play greater role in Uganda's prosperityThe Observer (blog)The city of London is the United Kingdom's financial services hub. In my role as Lord Mayor of this city, I act as an ambassador for Britain's financial and professional serv…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 8:42pm -

SUDAN - SOUTH SUDAN

  • newS Sudan mediators condemns renewed fighting - Business Standard

    S Sudan mediators condemns renewed fighting - Business Standard

    Sudan VisionS Sudan mediators condemns renewed fightingBusiness StandardMediators of the conflict in South Sudan say there is renewed fighting there between government and rebel troops. Seyoum Mesfin, the chairman of the South Sudan mediation process…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Sep 14, 12:30am -
  • newEast Africa bloc condemns renewed fighting in South Sudan - Business Standard
    East Africa bloc condemns renewed fighting in South SudanBusiness StandardEast Africa's bloc has condemned in the strongest terms the ongoing fighting between two warring parties in South Sudan. The fight has started in Renk County and in Malakal tow…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Sep 14, 6:14pm -
  • South Sudan's foreign workers policy rattles investors - BBC News

    South Sudan's foreign workers policy rattles investors - BBC News

    BBC NewsSouth Sudan's foreign workers policy rattles investorsBBC NewsA foreign investor is reconsidering a project in South Sudan after the government flip-flopped on its policy towards foreign workers. Phoenix Africa told the BBC developments in So…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:31pm -

RWANDA

  • Africa is open for business - eTurboNews

    Africa is open for business - eTurboNews

    eTurboNewsAfrica is open for businesseTurboNewsKIGALI, Rwanda - Africa is open for business. This was the unanimous message from business and government leaders attending the World Export Development Forum (WEDF), in Kigali, Rwanda. The flagship even…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:29am -
  • Rwanda Hosts International Roundtable on Sourcing From Women Owned ... - AllAfrica.com
    Rwanda Hosts International Roundtable on Sourcing From Women Owned ...AllAfrica.comIn Rwanda, the initiative is envisioned to help increase the participation of women-owned businesses, not only in public procurement, but also in public decision-makin…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:52pm -
  • Rwanda Named EAC's Most Competitive Economy - The Independent
    Rwanda Named EAC's Most Competitive EconomyThe IndependentHowever the report further looked at the country's challenge as limited access to finance was seen as the greatest obstacle to doing business in Rwanda, followed by the inadequate education of…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 6:23am -

DJIBOUTI

  • Djibouti: US Embassy in Djibouti Contributes US $34200 to Non-Profit Projects - AllAfrica.com
    Djibouti: US Embassy in Djibouti Contributes US $34200 to Non-Profit ProjectsAllAfrica.comInterim chargé d'affaires at the US embassy in Djibouti Patrick Fenning on Monday (September 15th) signed an agreement that would provide 6.2 million francs ($…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:30am -
  • Djibouti: Concerns about Al-Shabaab's British Connection - Geeska Afrika

    Djibouti: Concerns about Al-Shabaab's British Connection - Geeska Afrika

    Geeska AfrikaDjibouti: Concerns about Al-Shabaab's British ConnectionGeeska AfrikaDjibouti (HAN) September 14, 2014 – Defense and national security news. A British intelligence assessment by the Office of Security and Counter-Terrorism analysis sho…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 7:43pm -
  • Djibouti: Global coalition to defeat Islamist extremists - Geeska Afrika

    Djibouti: Global coalition to defeat Islamist extremists - Geeska Afrika

    Geeska AfrikaDjibouti: Global coalition to defeat Islamist extremistsGeeska AfrikaDjibouti (HAN) September 10, 2014 – Regional defense and diplomatic news. The United States is taking the lead in an international coalition aimed at repelling and de…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 4:48am -
  • Djibouti: US Marine helicopter crashed again - Geeska Afrika

    Djibouti: US Marine helicopter crashed again - Geeska Afrika

    Geeska AfrikaDjibouti: US Marine helicopter crashed againGeeska AfrikaDjibouti (HAN) September 2nd, 2014 - Regional Defense and security news. The U.S. Marine helicopter crashed into the Arabian Sea Monday following training exercises in Djibouti, th…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 3:50am -
  • Is Djibouti al-Qaeda's new front? - Horseed Media

    Is Djibouti al-Qaeda's new front? - Horseed Media

    Horseed MediaIs Djibouti al-Qaeda's new front?Horseed MediaOn Saturday, suspected suicide bombers struck a restaurant popular with westerners in Djibouti. Three people died and more than a dozen were injured, including European nationals. The attack…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 8:30pm -
  • Djibouti President Unharmed After Shooting Leaves Three Injured - Bloomberg
    Djibouti President Unharmed After Shooting Leaves Three InjuredBloombergDjibouti boosted security since the al-Qaeda-linked militants group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a restaurant in the Horn of Africa nation in May. A…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 9:23am -
  • Iran's 31st naval fleet docks at Port of Djibouti - Press TV

    Iran's 31st naval fleet docks at Port of Djibouti - Press TV

    Press TVIran's 31st naval fleet docks at Port of DjiboutiPress TVThe flotilla, consisting of Bayandor destroyer and Bandar Abbas auxiliary ship, arrived at the Port of Djibouti on Sunday after travelling more than 2,200 nautical miles. It intends to…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 11:58am -

BURUNDI

  • Thursday in the European Parliament - BBC News
    Thursday in the European ParliamentBBC NewsAnd so that brings to an end today's business at the European Parliament, and indeed the end of this week's plenary session. MEPs return to Strasbourg on Monday 20 October. In the meantime, Democracy Live wi…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:50am -
  • Burundi nat'l assault case: Accused brought back to Ind from - Business Standard

    Burundi nat'l assault case: Accused brought back to Ind from - Business Standard

    indiatvnews.comBurundi nat'l assault case: Accused brought back to Ind fromBusiness StandardAn accused in the case of assault on Burundi national Yannick Nihangaza here has been brought back to India from Australia, police said today. According to DC…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 8:01pm -
  • Catholic Nuns Aiding Africas Battered Wives Are Raped and Murdered - Daily Beast

    Catholic Nuns Aiding Africas Battered Wives Are Raped and Murdered - Daily Beast

    IANSCatholic Nuns Aiding Africas Battered Wives Are Raped and MurderedDaily BeastDetectives in Burundi reportedly have questioned at least three men whose wives were cared for and protected by the nuns after incidents of domestic violence and who may…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 9:55am -
  • Three Italian Nuns Killed In Burundi - Business Insider

    Three Italian Nuns Killed In Burundi - Business Insider

    International Business Times UKThree Italian Nuns Killed In BurundiBusiness InsiderBUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Three Italian nuns were found killed over the weekend in a parish in the north of Burundi's capital, officials and a priest in the African state…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 10:19am -
  • Burundi Coffee-Farm Group Says Suspected Arson Threatens Output - Businessweek
    Burundi Coffee-Farm Group Says Suspected Arson Threatens OutputBusinessweekFires started by suspected arsonists have destroyed coffee farms and nurseries in northern Burundi, threatening the country's main export crop, said Joseph Ntirabampa, head of…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 11:56am -
  • Bodies found wrapped in plastic in lake bordering Rwanda and Burundi - The Guardian

    Bodies found wrapped in plastic in lake bordering Rwanda and Burundi - The Guardian

    The GuardianBodies found wrapped in plastic in lake bordering Rwanda and BurundiThe GuardianEdouard Nduwimana, Burundi's interior minister, told Agence France-Presse: "There are many bodies, some tied, floating on Lake Rweru, although probably the fi…
    - 25 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 6:22pm -
  • Burundi Gunmen Damage Kingboon of China's Stevia Nurseries - Businessweek
    Burundi Gunmen Damage Kingboon of China's Stevia NurseriesBusinessweekArmed men have attacked at least four nurseries in the country's Bubanza province since last month, spraying acid on crops, Burundi Stevia Co. manager Daniel Kinigi said in an Aug.…
    - 34 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 8:03am -
Africa Beats: M.anifest back in 'inspirational' Ghana - BBC Africa

- 9 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 -
Stealing Africa - Why Poverty?

- 5 Jan 13, 2:38pm -
Africa Energy Development - BBC Africa Business Report Recorded 18.09.2011

- 19 Sep 11, 10:26pm -
Africa Business Report 7 - Botswana Investment - BBC News

- 1 Feb 11, 11:57pm -

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