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Ethiopia’s tech & gaming companies showcase new innovations

Ethiopia's technology and gaming industry is growing. The annual Addis Ababa Design Week provides many businesses with an opportunity to showcase new innovations. This year,...

Armyworm projected to cost Africa $3 billion

The recent outbreak of fall armyworms destroying crops across Africa may cost the continent around $3 billion in lost corn output in the coming...

Entrepreneur in South Africa turns trash into household gems

South Africa has an incredibly low recycling rate. Just 10% of more than a hundred million tons of waste generated every year is recycled. This...

The billion dollar minerals under Kenyan soil

Kenya's Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich told Parliament when he unveiled the national budget last week that the mining sector could "immensely contribute to...

Uber woes in Kenya, Egypt

Just like in Europe and Asia, Uber's entry into Africa has not been without controversy. A year after setting up shop in Nairobi, its operations...

Guinea Bissau youths face unemployment

Guinea Bissau is predicted to registers a growth of 3.9% this year but yet again, the tiny country is experiencing a political crisis. As a...

Global Business 15th April 2015

Full bulletin for Global Business 15th April 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQZKn_TXEBw

China’s first domestically produced passenger jet C919 to make maiden flight

The maiden flight of China's first domestically produced passenger jet is a go. The C-919 manufactured by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China is slated...

Tullow discovers new oil well in northern Kenya

Tullow Oil has discovered new oil deposits in Kenya. It's latest drilling has unearthed 75 metres of net oil pay in two zones at an...

Saudi Arabia to supply Egypt with 700,000 tonnes of petroleum products...

Saudi Arabia is to provide Egypt with 700,000 tonnes of petroleum products a month under a US$23 billion deal over five years between Saudi...
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