Tuesday, 26 September 2017

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SMEs face tight credit squeeze under tougher norms – Kenya

SMEs face tight credit squeeze under tougher norms – Kenya

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face a credit squeeze when banks adopt tougher standards of scrutinising borrowers, analysts said. Analysts at Britam Asset Managers said ...

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Tanzania president orders military to build wall around mines

Tanzania president orders military to build wall around mines

Tanzania’s president ordered the military on Wednesday to build walls around its tanzanite mines and directed the central bank to buy the precious stone to boost reserves – the la ...

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North Korea says Trump speech is ‘a dog’s bark’

North Korea says Trump speech is ‘a dog’s bark’

North Korea's top diplomat has called US President Donald Trump's speech to the UN "the sound of a barking dog". Speaking to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Mr Trump said he w ...

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South Africa issues $ 2.5 billion bonds

South Africa issues $ 2.5 billion bonds

South Africa has issued a pair of dollar bonds in overseas capital markets worth $2.5 billion. This to help finance its foreign currency commitments, National Treasury said on Wed ...

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Zambia seeks proposals for new mobile providers

Zambia seeks proposals for new mobile providers

Zambia is seeking bidders for a fourth mobile-network license to take on operators including market leader MTN Group in the southern African country, Transport and Communications ...

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Another Tanzanian newspaper banned from publishing

Another Tanzanian newspaper banned from publishing

The Tanzanian government has banned privately-owned Mwanahalisi newspaper from publication for two years, for "publishing false information that could jeopardize the security of t ...

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Raila Odinga’s petition – Judgement today

Raila Odinga’s petition – Judgement today

The Supreme Court will today issue the full judgment on the petition that led to the nullification of the August 8 presidential election. In a notification on Tuesday, lawyers rep ...

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Muammar Gaddafi’s speech at the 64th UN General Assembly in 2009

Muammar Gaddafi’s speech at the 64th UN General Assembly in 2009

In the name of the African Union, I would like to greet the members of the General Assembly of the United Nations, and I hope that this meeting will be among the most historic in ...

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US, South Korea stage military drills

US, South Korea stage military drills

The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises on Monday ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting th ...

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Thousands displaced, over 50 killed in Somalia clashes

Thousands displaced, over 50 killed in Somalia clashes

Dozens have been killed, and over 55 000 ethnic Oromos have fled from Ethiopia’s Somali region, after a week of clashes between Oromos and Somalis. Oromia’s regional government re ...

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