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KENYA

ETHIOPIA

  • 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…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:26am -
  • 'Invest in Ethiopia' International Business Forum Set - AFKInsider
    'Invest in Ethiopia' International Business Forum SetAFKInsiderThe International Business Forum aimed to build a new chapter of cooperation between Norway and Ethiopia and was attended by high-level government officials from both countries as well as…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Oct 14, 10:07pm -
  • 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 16 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…
    - 18 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…
    - 20 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 6:17am -
  • Swiss Business Delegation Make Debut Ethiopian Visit - Addis Fortune
    Swiss Business Delegation Make Debut Ethiopian VisitAddis FortuneThe trip was organised by the Swiss-African Business Circle (SABC) and Switzerland Global Enterprise, in collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia and the Permanent Miss…
    - 20 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 5:12am -

TANZANIA

SOMALIA

  • China wants full implementation of new UN resolution on Somalia - Business Standard

    China wants full implementation of new UN resolution on Somalia - Business Standard

    Deseret NewsChina wants full implementation of new UN resolution on SomaliaBusiness StandardThe UN Security Council Friday adopted a resolution authorising member states to inspect vessels suspected of carrying charcoal from Somalia, a measure aimed…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Oct 14, 1:18am -
  • U.N. Authorizes Ship Inspections Near Somalia For Arms, Charcoal - Business Insider
    U.N. Authorizes Ship Inspections Near Somalia For Arms, CharcoalBusiness InsiderUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council authorized the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and fr…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:55pm -
  • Somalia gets first cash machine - The Guardian

    Somalia gets first cash machine - The Guardian

    The GuardianSomalia gets first cash machineThe GuardianAs Somalia emerges from its years of unrest, there are hopes of attracting increasing numbers of tourists to the country. Mogadishu's lone cash machine dispenses US dollars, in common use for bus…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:00am -

UGANDA

SUDAN - SOUTH SUDAN

RWANDA

  • newUN gives Rwanda $7.2 mn for policy planning - IANS

    UN gives Rwanda $7.2 mn for policy planning - IANS

    IANSUN gives Rwanda $7.2 mn for policy planningIANSSpeaking to reporters in Kigali, Rwanda's Minister of Finance Claver Gatete said the grant will strengthen the capacity of national and sub-national institutions to generate data and enhance evidence…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 9:03am -
  • Rwanda Suspends BBC's Local Radio Service Over Genocide Documentary - Business Insider

    Rwanda Suspends BBC's Local Radio Service Over Genocide Documentary - Business Insider

    Wiltshire BusinessRwanda Suspends BBC's Local Radio Service Over Genocide DocumentaryBusiness InsiderKIGALI (Reuters) - Rwanda has suspended the BBC's local radio service after the broadcaster aired a documentary that questioned official accounts of…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 7:20pm -
  • What Emerging Economies Can Learn from Rwanda - Triple Pundit

    What Emerging Economies Can Learn from Rwanda - Triple Pundit

    Triple PunditWhat Emerging Economies Can Learn from RwandaTriple PunditRwanda continues its climb in the World Bank's Doing Business 2014 Report, up to 32nd from 54th in 2013 (it now takes less than 3 days to start a business). While government suppo…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:08am -
  • Rwanda still plans to tap into market - Independent Online
    Rwanda still plans to tap into marketIndependent OnlineRWANDA still planned to launch another Eurobond to fund infrastructure projects in the fast-growing economy, though the size and timing of it was still being worked out, Finance Minister Claver G…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:03am -
  • Getaways: Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda - Business Jet Traveler

    Getaways: Gorilla Tracking in Rwanda - Business Jet Traveler

    Business Jet TravelerGetaways: Gorilla Tracking in RwandaBusiness Jet TravelerA high-altitude trek in a remote African bamboo forest puts our correspondent face-to-face with humanity's closest relatives. Thwack, thwack, thwack. The tracker uses his m…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:10pm -
  • Lawyers Laud Business Reforms - AllAfrica.com
    Lawyers Laud Business ReformsAllAfrica.comTrust Law Chambers, a Kigali-based law firm, has attributed its success to the country's enabling business laws and policies that support local investors. The firm's founder and managing partner, Richard Mugi…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:25am -
  • Businesses Cry Foul As Crackdown On Noise Pollution Bites - AllAfrica.com
    Businesses Cry Foul As Crackdown On Noise Pollution BitesAllAfrica.comMoses Rutayisire, Director of Rwanda Hospitality Association, said that they are scheduling a meeting next week with Police and other stakeholders to address noise pollution issues…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 2:47pm -
  • Rwanda: Fourth hydropower dam set to open - StarAfrica.com
    Rwanda: Fourth hydropower dam set to openStarAfrica.comThe fourth mini hydropower plant, located at the River Nyabarongo in southern Rwanda is set to begin producing 28 megawatts of electricity by November 2014 after more than four years of construct…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 11:54am -
  • President Kenyatta Travels to Rwanda for East African Business Summit - AllAfrica.com

    President Kenyatta Travels to Rwanda for East African Business Summit - AllAfrica.com

    Capital FM KenyaPresident Kenyatta Travels to Rwanda for East African Business SummitAllAfrica.comNairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning left the country for Kigali, Rwanda, to attend the East African Business Summit. The summit, whose the…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Uganda-Rwanda Business Forum Will Seek to Ease Trade Barriers - AllAfrica.com
    Uganda-Rwanda Business Forum Will Seek to Ease Trade BarriersAllAfrica.comEfforts to further strengthen trade relations between Rwanda and Uganda will continue today as the two countries converge in Kampala for the 3rd annual Uganda-Rwanda business f…
    - 19 days ago, 7 Oct 14, 1:05pm -

DJIBOUTI

  • Government of Djibouti refutes a Congress blog - The Hill
    Government of Djibouti refutes a Congress blogThe HillOn behalf of the Government of Djibouti, the below statements serve as direct responses to the many inaccuracies found in a Oct. 21 Congress blog in The Hill, titled Djibouti: Obama's national sec…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Oct 14, 4:09pm -
  • A German Defence Ministry Official Visits Djibouti - AllAfrica.com
    A German Defence Ministry Official Visits DjiboutiAllAfrica.comThe Parliamentary State Secretary to the Minister of Defence of Germany, Dr.Ralf Brauksiepe, paid a two day visit to Djibouti at the beginning of the week. He met with Djibouti's Minister…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:36am -
  • Djibouti Boosts Broadband Across East Africa - Onislam.net

    Djibouti Boosts Broadband Across East Africa - Onislam.net

    Onislam.netDjibouti Boosts Broadband Across East AfricaOnislam.netDjibouti Data Center (DDC), set up by a group of local and international investors 18 months ago, is the first data center and Internet exchange in east Africa connected to eight fiber…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:06pm -

BURUNDI

  • newAP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDT - Washington Post

    AP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDT - Washington Post

    Business Insider AustraliaAP News in Brief at 5:58 pm EDTWashington PostIn the past three years alone, Spencer, an attending physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, had been to Rwanda to work on an emergency ca…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 10:04pm -
  • newThe 10 Most Livable Countries Right Now - Huffington Post
    The 10 Most Livable Countries Right NowHuffington PostMozambique is perhaps the best example. While it is still the 10th lowest rated nation, its score had risen by 2.5% per year between 2000 and 2013, faster than almost all other countries globally.…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Oct 14, 10:02pm -
  • The 10 Most Livable Countries - 24/7 Wall St.
    The 10 Most Livable Countries24/7 Wall St.Burundi's score also rose substantially, by 2.3% per year in that time. To identify the most and least developed nations, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the latest Human Development Index figures published by the U.N…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 10:11am -
  • Econet Global buys Telecel East Africa - New Zimbabwe.com

    Econet Global buys Telecel East Africa - New Zimbabwe.com

    New Zimbabwe.comEconet Global buys Telecel East AfricaNew Zimbabwe.com"Yes, I can confirm that our Mauritius registered telecoms holding company, Econet Wireless Global, has acquired Vimpelcom's two operations in Burundi and Central African Republic,…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 4:42pm -
  • 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 11 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…
    - 12 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…
    - 18 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 6:01am -
  • 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…
    - 29 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 5:13pm -
  • U.S. Urges Probe Over Corpses Found In Rwanda-Burundi Border Lake - Business Insider
    U.S. Urges Probe Over Corpses Found In Rwanda-Burundi Border LakeBusiness InsiderBUJUMBURA (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday called on Rwanda and Burundi to investigate the discovery of up to 40 dead bodies, including some wrapped in plastic,…
    - 30 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 5:02pm -
Africa Business Report 7 - Botswana Investment - BBC News

- 33 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:50pm -
BBC Question Time in South Africa p2

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BBC Question Time in South Africa

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Stealing Africa - Why Poverty?

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BBC World Debate Why Poverty?

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Racist attack on tv show south africa BBC

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