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Global Business 7th July 2015 – Kenya’s Central Bank Raises Lending Rates

Kenya's central bank raises benchmark lending rates by 150 points for the first time in three years, as the shilling weakens against the dollar Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras keeps Eurozone waiting over new bailout...

Uganda’s sugar producers struggle with stockpiles

Africa's sugar producers are struggling to cope with a glut in global supplies, which has pushed prices lower. Uganda's sugar industry is now grappling with an unsustainable level of stockpiles, which producers are yet...

Global Business 3rd July 2015

On this edition of Global Business with Ramah Nyang: African Entrepreneurship is on the agenda ahead of the U.S. President's visit to Kenya later this month Chinese mobile phone maker, takes on leading brands Apple and...

Africa’s growing middle class attracts international investors

Africa's rapidly expanding middle class has attracted a swathe of international investors looking to capitalize on this growing market. For many businesses frontier markets across Africa have delivered strong returns, but as CCTV's Sumitra...

Global Business 30th June 2015

On this edition of Global Business with Ramah Nyang: African members of the Asian Investment and Infrastructure Bank, set hopes for alternative funding for development on the new lender A confrontation looms at the miners wage...

Meet Ghana’s newest kid on the block: ”The 4×4 SUV” made in Ghana

Meet Ghana's car newest kid on the block. A new 4x4 car designed and manufactured  in the west African country. Most Africans have an insatiable appetite for goods made abroad     because of the perception...

Global Business 29th June 2015

On this edition of Global Business with Ramah Nyang: South Africa's gold producers offer upto 13% five year wage deal to unions Lack of quality seeds supply seriously threatens food production in Uganda https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mf-mvvtVCM

Zimbabwe lifts ban on raw chrome exports to boost mining sector

Zimbabwe's Government hopes the lifting of a 4 year ban on raw chrome exports will bolster the nation's ailing mining sector. It's estimated that the ban pushed at least 2000 small-scale miners out of...

South Africa: Eskom must secure alternative funds

South Africa's ailing power utility, Eskom, must go back to the drawing board after the country's energy regulator dismissed an application to raise power prices. The utility had applied for an extra 12% price hike...

Amr Shady’s TA Telecom is one of the fastest growing tech companies in Africa

At age 15, he was admitted at a Canadian university to study electrical engineering. By 23, he had started his own business. And today in his 30s, Egyptian Amr Shady runs one of the...