Saturday, 27 May 2017

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  • Moody’s downgrades China

    Moody’s downgrades China

    Moody's Investors Service downgraded China’s credit ratings on Wednesday for the first time in nearly 30 years, saying that it expects the financial strength of the economy will er ...

  • Africa’s economy worth $3 trillion by 2030

    Africa’s economy worth $3 trillion by 2030

    Africa is well on track to be a $3 trillion economy by 2030 through economies of nineteen countries that are expected to grow more than 5percent in the process. A latest report by ...

  • Orange introduces its brand in Liberia

    Orange introduces its brand in Liberia

    With over 1.6 million customers at the end of February 2017, Orange Liberia is the leading mobile operator in Liberia in terms of customers. Orange, one of the world’s leading tele ...

  • The Big 5 Construct Egypt scheduled to debut in 2018

    The Big 5 Construct Egypt scheduled to debut in 2018

    The Big 5 Construct Egypt will take place at the New Cairo Exhibition Centre - on 15-17 September 2018 and will showcase the innovative products, technologies and services of hundr ...

World Economic Forum – Focus on Africa

World Economic Forum – Focus on Africa

The World Economic Forum on Africa started in Durban, South Africa on Tuesday. This year’s theme is “Achieving Inclusive Growth through Responsive and Responsible Leadership,” bel ...

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Kenya second most investor sought spot – Consultancy EY

Kenya second most investor sought spot – Consultancy EY

Kenya scored highly in the long-term outlook in governance and human development (16 out of 20), Economic diversification (10 out of 20), infrastructure and logistics (16 out of 2 ...

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Kenya Airways introduces Vic Falls flights

Kenya Airways introduces Vic Falls flights

Kenya Airways on Monday became the second airline to introduce direct flights in to Victoria Falls after launching its Nairobi-Victoria Falls-Cape Town route. The new route, which ...

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Kenyan tea farmers set to pocket low earnings due to severe drought

Kenyan tea farmers set to pocket low earnings due to severe drought

Drought has cut green leaf tea deliveries by 25 per cent, especially hitting areas with the best quality teas, industry managers have said. This puts farmers, most of who are smal ...

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Africa is on the right growth path

Africa is on the right growth path

Since the turn of the century, Africa has been one of the fastest-growing regions of the world, spurred on by the commodities boom and the adoption of new technologies, especially ...

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South Africa’ Ekurhuleni municipality sets aside R12 billion for SMMEs

South Africa’ Ekurhuleni municipality sets aside R12 billion for SMMEs

The mayor of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina has said that the city has set aside R12 billion for youth-owned businesses and small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) to reposition ...

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Anglo American reports 9% production increase

Anglo American reports 9% production increase

Anglo American reported a 9 percent rise in overall production for the first quarter of 2017 compared with 2016, but copper output fell 3 percent due to poorer grades and a tempor ...

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Germany plans to increase private investment in Africa

Germany plans to increase private investment in Africa

In a bid to narrow the gap between the rich and poor, a key to avoiding a destructive rise in populism, as described by Germany Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble on Saturday, t ...

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Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

Nine African Ministries to participate at the annual Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen

AEF is the annual meeting point for Africa’s energy sector for decision-makers to explore investment opportunities, form partnerships and sign deals. African Ministries from Democ ...

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World Bank reports strong economic prospects for Africa’s economy

World Bank reports strong economic prospects for Africa’s economy

Africa's economic prospects this year are positive despite a recent slowdown in growth, the World Bank said in a report. In its latest Africa Pulse report, a biennial analysis, it ...

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