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Kenyan company looking to modernize micro-vendor market

The annual market value of produce sold through informal vendors in Kenya's capital, Nairobi is more than 700 million dollars. And there is potential to...

Zimbabwe removes requirement for foreign mines to list locally

Zimbabwe’s parliament has passed amendments to the mining bill after removing clauses that required foreign mining companies to list locally, according to an official...

Zimbabwe hawkers protest seizure of their goods

Street vendors in Zimbabwe are unhappy with how police have been treating them. The hawkers have been protesting the seizure of their goods as a...

President Xi addresses high-level business forum

China's President Xi Jinping has unveiled a funding package for Africa - worth around sixty billion US dollars. That includes loans, investment - and education...

Uganda’s Economy set to grow this year

International Monetary Fund is very optimistic about Uganda's economy. The institution is forecasting Uganda's economy to grow by 6.5% this year, despite recent global economic...

South African rand’s rise fueled by ‘Ramaphosa rally’

  South Africa’s rand extended recent gains early on Friday, a day after Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as the country’s president. Many financial analysts...

Botswana eyes Chinese market for its beef exports

Botswana is exploring the Chinese market for beef and byproducts in line with its export growth strategy, the country's agricultural minister said on Sunday. Addressing...

Marriott International to increase its Africa hotels by 50 pct by...

Marriott International plans to increase its hotels in Africa by 50 percent in the next five years, opening new facilities in markets where it...

Oil producers meet in Nigeria to discuss effects of global oil...

Representatives from Oil producing countries in Africa are in Abuja, the Nigerian capital for the 33rd ordinary session of the African Petroleum Producers Association...

China teams up with South Africa to build $800 million car...

South Africa's automotive sector has received another boost. The country's reputation for advanced and efficient motor manufacturing capabilities has attracted investment from China. The Beijing...

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Human rights abuses widespread in South Sudan – UN report

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Despite a fragile peace agreement signed more than five months ago, a United Nations report concludes many violations, including rape and sexual violence continue...

Egypt executes nine men over killing of public prosecutor

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Egyptian authorities have executed nine men convicted of the 2015 killing of the country’s chief prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, a prison source and a lawyer...

Kenya on a mission to track down student loan defaulters

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The Kenya Ministry of Education has put education loan defaulters on the spot. Through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), authorities seek to recover...

China supports Tanzania’s trial of ivory smuggler

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China on Wednesday voiced support for Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese businesswoman to 15 years in prison for smuggling elephant tusks. According to media reports,...

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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