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Kenya joins global emissions project, plans carbon trade

Kenya Electricity Generating Co, Africa’s largest geothermal producer, joined a United Nations-backed emissions-reduction program as it looks to begin a domestic carbon market. KenGen, as...

Uganda, DR Congo commission road infrastructure development project

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi on Wednesday commissioned a road infrastructure development project between...

Botswana reimposes ban on poultry imports from South Africa over avian...

Botswana has banned the importation of live poultry and poultry products from South Africa after an outbreak of avian influenza was detected in commercial...

Government agrees to privatize South African Airways

South Africa's government announced Friday it would sell a majority stake in cash-strapped flag carrier South African Airways (SAA) to a consortium that includes...

Kenya receives $750 million World Bank loan to help recovery from...

Kenya has received a $750 million loan from the World Bank to support its budget and help the East African economy recover from the...

Air Zimbabwe to resume regional flights from June 16

Zimbabwe’s national carrier Air Zimbabwe is set to resume regional flights next week following the resumption of domestic flights earlier this month. According to a...

South Africa’s business confidence is on the rise, new survey shows

The Rand Merchant Bank/Bureau of Economic Research (RMB/BER) Business Confidence Index released on Wednesday showed that business confidence increased by 15 points to 50...

China’s Zijin and Citic Metal to buy copper from DRC mine

China’s Zijin Mining Group said on Wednesday one of its subsidiaries and trader Citic Metal would each buy 50% of the copper production from...

Some analysts predict Bitcoin could tumble below $20,000

The latest selloff in Bitcoin has brought the cryptocurrency closer to the levels seen in May. This has led to questions on how low...

World Bank approves $250m financing to support development of agri-food sector...

The World Bank on Tuesday said it had approved $250 million in total financing to support the development of the agri-food sector and the creation...
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