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KENYA

ETHIOPIA

  • Ethiopia Bloggers to Enter Pleas in Terrorism Case Next Week - Bloomberg
    Ethiopia Bloggers to Enter Pleas in Terrorism Case Next WeekBloomberg(Bloomberg) -- Ethiopian bloggers accused of plotting acts of terrorism will probably enter pleas next week after a court accepted amended charges from the prosecution. The Federal…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 5:49pm -
  • Restrictive Light Rail Fences Lead Businesses to Huge Losses - Addis Fortune
    Restrictive Light Rail Fences Lead Businesses to Huge LossesAddis FortuneThe rail construction team from China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC) came to Ethiopia for the construction of a 31km double-track electrified light rail with a 475 milli…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 9:50am -
  • First Lady Hails Women Run Businesses - The Reporter
    First Lady Hails Women Run BusinessesThe ReporterNearly half of the workforce in agriculture employ women in Ethiopia. According to first lady Roman Tesfaye and Patricia Haslach, US ambassador to Ethiopia, the role of women in setting up and running…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 9:20am -
  • Ethio-Turkey Business Forum Held - AllAfrica.com

    Ethio-Turkey Business Forum Held - AllAfrica.com

    Diplomat News NetworkEthio-Turkey Business Forum HeldAllAfrica.comAddressing the Forum, Solomon Afework, President of the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, said that over the past year the visit made by First Lady, Roman Tesfay…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 12:44pm -
  • Ethiopia: human rights groups criticise UK-funded development programme - The Guardian

    Ethiopia: human rights groups criticise UK-funded development programme - The Guardian

    The GuardianEthiopia: human rights groups criticise UK-funded development programmeThe GuardianThe UK's Department for International Development was the primary funder of a World Bank-run development project aimed at improving health, education and p…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 8:02pm -
  • Roundup: Turkey president to visit Ethiopia, Djibouti to boost business ties - GlobalPost

    Roundup: Turkey president to visit Ethiopia, Djibouti to boost business ties - GlobalPost

    Daily SabahRoundup: Turkey president to visit Ethiopia, Djibouti to boost business tiesGlobalPostANKARA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to visit Ethiopia and Djibouti for a three-day tour starting on Thursday as par…
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 4:25pm -
  • Israeli solar power technology to light up Ethiopia - Ynetnews
    Israeli solar power technology to light up EthiopiaYnetnews... an agreement with an Israeli solar-hybrid power company to further this goal. The leading Israeli developer of solar-biogas hybrid power technology, AORA, will be the first to provide sol…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Jan 15, 6:53pm -

TANZANIA

  • Tourism key to Tanzania's economic growth-W/Bank - StarAfrica.com

    Tourism key to Tanzania's economic growth-W/Bank - StarAfrica.com

    StarAfrica.comTourism key to Tanzania's economic growth-W/BankStarAfrica.com... when considering its indirect impacts on other areas such as agriculture and transportation. In view of this, tourism is considered to be a high priority under President…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 10:24am -
  • Explore Export – Tanzania - Business Weekly
    Explore Export – TanzaniaBusiness WeeklyFor general commercial advice in Tanzania, please check our UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) 'Doing Business in Tanzania' guide. UKTI's team in the country can provide market information, contacts, practical as…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 1:32pm -
  • FastJet Mulls Tanzania-Kenya Flights as Regulator Delays Permit - Businessweek
    FastJet Mulls Tanzania-Kenya Flights as Regulator Delays PermitBusinessweekThe company operates in Tanzania and has a license in Zambia. Chief Executive Officer Ed Winter said in August it plans to carry 6 million passengers on 24 aircraft by 2018. F…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 8:57am -

SOMALIA

  • Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security - Business Recorder

    Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security - Business Recorder

    Daily SabahTurkish president visits Somalia under tight securityBusiness RecorderTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan travelled to the Somali capital Mogadishu under heavy security on Sunday, making his second visit in four years to promise further inves…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 11:16pm -
  • Somalia Capital Rocked by Explosion Before Visit by Erdogan - Bloomberg
    Somalia Capital Rocked by Explosion Before Visit by ErdoganBloomberg(Bloomberg) -- Al-Qaeda-linked militants said they bombed a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a day before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was due to stay there. At least…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 5:26pm -
  • Profit and Loss in Somalia - Foreign Policy (blog)

    Profit and Loss in Somalia - Foreign Policy (blog)

    Foreign Policy (blog)Profit and Loss in SomaliaForeign Policy (blog)Bancroft's website lists 26 countries in which it has operated, but the firm is best known for its work in Somalia, where it now does about 75 percent of its business and where Bancr…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 12:01pm -
  • Somalia Prime Minister Keeps Finance Minister in Cabinet Change - Bloomberg

    Somalia Prime Minister Keeps Finance Minister in Cabinet Change - Bloomberg

    Diplomat News NetworkSomalia Prime Minister Keeps Finance Minister in Cabinet ChangeBloomberg(Bloomberg) -- Somalia's prime minister nominated a new cabinet, retaining Hussein Abdi Halane as finance minister, while replacing the head of security as t…
    - 19 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 9:40am -
  • Senator Al Franken Hires Staffer From Somalia - Jewish Business News

    Senator Al Franken Hires Staffer From Somalia - Jewish Business News

    Jewish Business NewsSenator Al Franken Hires Staffer From SomaliaJewish Business NewsAl Franken, who won a second term as Democratic Senator from Minnesota, has appointed Osman Ali, the first Somali to work as a senator's staffer in Minnesota, as rep…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jan 15, 10:47pm -
  • Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Somalia bomb attack - Business Standard

    Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Somalia bomb attack - Business Standard

    Business RecorderAl Shabaab claims responsibility for Somalia bomb attackBusiness StandardSomalia's Al Shabaab militant group has claimed responsibility for Sunday's suicide bomb attack in Somali, which killed at least 6 people and injured several ot…
    - 27 days ago, 4 Jan 15, 9:35pm -
  • Seven die in Shebab attacks in Somalia: officials - Business Standard

    Seven die in Shebab attacks in Somalia: officials - Business Standard

    International Business Times UKSeven die in Shebab attacks in Somalia: officialsBusiness StandardSix Somali soldiers and one civilian were killed today in an attack by Shebab militants on a military checkpoint in Baidoa and in a car bombing in the ca…
    - 29 days ago, 2 Jan 15, 6:00pm -

UGANDA

SUDAN - SOUTH SUDAN

  • newSouth Sudan's Machar Nixes Peace Deal Amid Sanctions Threat - Bloomberg

    South Sudan's Machar Nixes Peace Deal Amid Sanctions Threat - Bloomberg

    Business RecorderSouth Sudan's Machar Nixes Peace Deal Amid Sanctions ThreatBloomberg(Bloomberg) -- South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar rejected a solution “imposed” by East African leaders to try and strike a power-sharing deal with Presiden…
    - 22 hours ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:22pm -
  • S/Sudan: New armed unit formed to protect oilfields - StarAfrica.com
    S/Sudan: New armed unit formed to protect oilfieldsStarAfrica.comChina and South Sudan have formed security unit to protect oilfields from the civil war raging in the world's newest country, reports claimed on Thursday.The Swiss research group Small…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jan 15, 11:23pm -
  • South Sudan Rebels Warn of Government Attack as Talks Drag - Bloomberg
    South Sudan Rebels Warn of Government Attack as Talks DragBloomberg(Bloomberg) -- South Sudanese rebels said government forces are mobilizing in the eastern state of Jonglei as leaders failed again to agree on a power-sharing deal in Ethiopia. Troops…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 4:52pm -

RWANDA

  • Rwanda will graduate from donor aid - IMF - StarAfrica.com

    Rwanda will graduate from donor aid - IMF - StarAfrica.com

    News Of Rwanda GroupRwanda will graduate from donor aid - IMFStarAfrica.comChristine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asserted that Rwanda can be a shining light to other developing nations by weaning hersel…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 7:26pm -
  • Kandera Ditched Nursing Job to Pursue Her Passion for Business - AllAfrica.com
    Kandera Ditched Nursing Job to Pursue Her Passion for BusinessAllAfrica.comIn 2006, Clementine Kandera quit her job as a nurse at a mental health centre to try her hand at business. Then aged 26, Kandera threw in the towel to follow her passion, whic…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:36am -
  • Proper Bookkeeping Essential to Ensure Business Survival - AllAfrica.com
    Proper Bookkeeping Essential to Ensure Business SurvivalAllAfrica.comAbout 50 per cent of all new businesses that open shop each year collapse before their first birthday, according to 2014 statistics. Data from the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) on…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 5:23am -
  • Michigan State, Rwanda collaborate on helping women in agribusiness - Crain's Detroit Business

    Michigan State, Rwanda collaborate on helping women in agribusiness - Crain's Detroit Business

    Reading EagleMichigan State, Rwanda collaborate on helping women in agribusinessCrain's Detroit BusinessEAST LANSING — Michigan State University and the University of Rwanda are teaming up to start a degree program aimed at helping women in the Eas…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 12:53am -
  • Davos hails Rwanda's pursuit of gender equality - Yahoo News

    Davos hails Rwanda's pursuit of gender equality - Yahoo News

    Yahoo NewsDavos hails Rwanda's pursuit of gender equalityYahoo NewsDavos (Switzerland) (AFP) - Rwanda was held up Saturday as a beacon for gender equality as the business and political elite at the Davos forum underlined the importance of achieving p…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jan 15, 9:05pm -
  • Rwanda gets $70m W/Bank credit to improve social protection - StarAfrica.com

    Rwanda gets $70m W/Bank credit to improve social protection - StarAfrica.com

    StarAfrica.comRwanda gets $70m W/Bank credit to improve social protectionStarAfrica.comWorld Bank has approved a $70 million credit to support the government of Rwanda improve the efficiency, coverage and harmonization of its social protection system…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 6:07pm -
  • Rwanda foreign investment falls - Moneyweb.co.za
    Rwanda foreign investment fallsMoneyweb.co.zaRwanda's foreign direct investments fell last year because of the uncertain global outlook and a reduction in business travelers to the country that the government blamed on an Ebola outbreak on the other…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 5:30am -

DJIBOUTI

BURUNDI

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