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Zimbabwe’s ECONET Tells Suppliers to Slash Prices

One of Zimbabwe's biggest corporate, Econet Wireless has asked its suppliers to slash their prices or risk being blacklisted. The move, attributed to a...

South Africa moves closer to finalising nuclear power program

South Africa is edging closer to announcing the final details of its new nuclear power program. The government is planning to offer a $100 billion...

Shark Tank billionaires hunt for trade and investment opportunities in Kenya

Three billionaires, who are part of the cast of the American television series 'Shark Tank', will be in Nairobi to join other entrepreneurs in...

Is Kenya’s Print Media Dead?

Is the argument that Kenyan print media is on its deathbed, a valid one, or just hype? That's a question CCTV's Ramah Nyang put...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

Recent

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

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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

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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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