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Kenya’s Central Bank sees room to refinance debt

Kenya has room to refinance its debt and to reduce the costs of servicing the debt by lengthening the maturity profiles, the central bank...

India,South Africa boost trade and defense ties

India and South Africa on Friday announced a three-year strategic programme to expand ties in several key areas such as defence, maritime security and...

Demand for Zambian honey on the rise in China

The demand for Zambian honey in foreign markets such as China is on the rise, the country's investment agency said on Friday. Perry Mapani, Director-General...

Egypt’s economy predicted to grow 5.3 percent in fiscal 2019

Egypt’s economy is expected to grow 5.3 percent in the fiscal year that ends in June, according to forecasts economists polled by Reuters, the...

Zimbabwe vows bold economic turnaround despite surging prices

Zimbabwe’s finance minister painted an optimistic outlook for his country on Tuesday, despite protests over fuel prices that human rights groups say have left...

Ramaphosa backs lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his country favours the lifting or easing of international sanctions on neighbouring Zimbabwe. Ramaphosa spoke on the sidelines of...

Egypt to invest $9 billion in refineries’ upgrade over four years

Egypt plans to upgrade six oil refineries at a cost of about $9 billion over four years to increase domestic production to 41 million...

Rwanda’s Bralirwa starts local Heineken brewing

Rwanda's biggest brewer, Bralirwa, has started production of Heineken beer at its plant in the country's western Gisenyi province, in a move meant to...

China motor firm launches regional operation center in Kenya

Chinese automotive firm Beiqi Foton Motor on Friday launched an operation center in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, to facilitate its expansion across the East...

Consumer goods company Unilever invests $12.2 million in Ghana plants

Consumer goods company Unilever Ghana has invested GH¢60million in new infrastructure and factory plants as part of plans to improve its offering to the...

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Libyans celebrate 8th revolution anniversary

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Libyans celebrated the 8th anniversary of the uprising that led to toppling of long serving leader, Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Eight years ago, Libya experienced...

Army to be “ruthless” against tampering in Nigeria’s postponed vote – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned that anyone trying to tamper with Nigeria’s postponed vote risked their lives and accused the electoral commission of...

Rwanda hasn’t banned Ugandan goods – envoy

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The deputy Ugandan Ambassador to Rwanda, Ms Anne Katusiime, yesterday dismissed as rumours claim that the Rwandan government had banned the exportation of Ugandan...

Four Zimbabwe generals retired in Mnangagwa’s first purge of military

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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa retired four generals on Monday, in the first major shake-up of the armed forces since he took office and including...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

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A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

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

  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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