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Cashless Challenge: Looking to promote digital payments systems in Tanzania

A Tanzanian techie has invented a 'Cashless Challenge' to promote digital payments by going without cash for a whole month. Tech consultant Jones Mrusha is...

Africa eyes $100 billion bilateral trade with India

The bilateral trade between India and Africa is expected to touch $100 billion in the next two years, as the continent advances towards industrialisation...

W.H.O.’s Digital Health Delivers Speedy Services in Isolated Areas

In this ever-changing world, where technology combines with efficiency to create opportunities that can improve the way we "do things" - many governments and organisations...

Use of straw helps curb deforestation & carbon emissions in Senegal

An alternative to timber cutting now exists in Senegal. It is the use of green charcoal. The method involves unused agricultural residues or renewable...

SA’s platinum miner Lonmin slashes fewer jobs than anticipated

South African platinum producer, Lonmin, which has cut much less jobs than anticipated despite weak platinum prices only retrenched 75 employees from the over...

Company uses robots to care for the elderly

Telepresence robots - which allow users to communicate through them remotely - have started to show up at conferences and exhibitions. But they have yet...

Global Business 12th march 2015

Full Bulletin for Global Business 12th March 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EOQdR3b4gQ&feature=youtu.be

Zimbabwe starts to phase out its local currency.

  The Central bank says Zimbabweans will start exchanging 'quadrillions' of local dollars for a few U.S. dollars next week, as President Robert Mugabe's government...

South Africa eases visa rules for Kenyans

The Kenyan and South African governments have worked out a deal to ease visa requirements for students, businessmen, government officials and short term travelers. The...

Hilton to double hotels in Africa in next five years

Hilton Worldwide Holdings plans to more than double its hotels in Africa in the next five years by mainly striking deals with existing hotels...

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Libya could hold elections next spring following Palermo meeting

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Libya could hold its planned elections next year, Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Enzo Moavero said on Wednesday. Libya had initially planned to hold its elections...

UK denies visas to members of Zimbabwe’s female anti-poaching unit

29 mins ago
The UK's decision to deny visas for two pioneering female anti-poaching rangers to attend an awards ceremony has been criticised by organisers. Zimbabwean Nyaradzo Hoto...

Cecafa cancels 2018 Senior Challenge tournament

46 mins ago
The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) has called off the 2018 Senior Challenge Cup for lack of a host nation. Kenya...

At least 25 killed in Cameroon in clashes between army and separatists

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Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in new fighting in a restive English-speaking region of majority French-speaking Cameroon, security officials said. The conflict between Anglophone...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

6 days ago
by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

7 days ago
  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

1 week ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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