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Daily Archives: 11/19/2015

Africa’s most attractive markets for Gulf investors revealed

Africa’s most attractive markets for Gulf investors revealed

Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda have emerged the Sub-Saharan African countries that have attracted the largest number of Gulf investments over the years. This is according ...

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JSE announces dates for reduced settlement cycle

JSE announces dates for reduced settlement cycle

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) will implement the final phase of its move to a T+3 settlement cycle in the middle of next year. Implementation, to take place between June 2 ...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Recognising African start-ups

Global Entrepreneurship Week: Recognising African start-ups

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare ...

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Global drugs firm in strategic expansion to Nigeria

Global drugs firm in strategic expansion to Nigeria

Merck, the international pharmaceuticals company, said setting a base in Nigeria had put in good stead to expand to grow its market share in the West African region. The company, ...

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UK increases support to Kenya devolution programme

UK increases support to Kenya devolution programme

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development will provide £23,5 million (approx KSh 3,7 billion) to help build capacity of the Kenyan county governments. Through ...

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UN trade conference makes return to Kenya

UN trade conference makes return to Kenya

Kenya will host the 14th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIV) next year. This follows a unanimous endorsement by the member States to the offer by the E ...

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Submarine cable laying enters second phase

Submarine cable laying enters second phase

The Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) Consortium has announced the start of the next phase of the ACE submarine cable system to expand broadband connectivity and digital services in Af ...

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US solar firm launches wares for local market

US solar firm launches wares for local market

World Panel, the United States solar energy firm, has announced a partnership with Vodacom as a key retail partner to sell some of the former’s products in South Africa. The partn ...

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Terrorised France denounces Boko Haram attacks on Nigeria

Terrorised France denounces Boko Haram attacks on Nigeria

France, where scores of people have been killed in recent days after terror attacks, has condemned similar insurgent attacks in Nigeria. The European country particularly rebuked ...

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Paris Attacks: We forgot ourselves long before they forgot us

Paris Attacks: We forgot ourselves long before they forgot us

On Tuesday, 17 November, evening, at least 31 people were killed and 72 others injured in a bomb blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola. Less than 24 hours later at least ...

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