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Orange acquires mobile operator Airtel Sierra Leone

Orange acquires mobile operator Airtel Sierra Leone

Orange has announced today that, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel Sierra Leone. Since the si ...

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Dlamini Zuma accepts to remain as AU Chair until January 2017

Dlamini Zuma accepts to remain as AU Chair until January 2017

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the outgoing Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, has officially accepted to carry on in her role until January 2017, when new elections ar ...

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Kenya anticipates abundant coffee harvest

Kenya anticipates abundant coffee harvest

Kenya, Africa’s third-biggest arabica-coffee producer, may get an abundant harvest later this year as rains in key growing areas boost yields. The country is getting good rains, w ...

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AfDB and ASEA to finance Africa’s growth

AfDB and ASEA to finance Africa’s growth

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) on Sunday said they had signed a five-year memorandum of understanding to jointly promo ...

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Bill Gates to invest $5bn in Africa

Bill Gates to invest $5bn in Africa

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is to invest $5 billion in Africa over the next five years. Delivering the 14th annual Nelson Mandela Foundation lecture, in Pretor ...

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Uber observing new markets in Africa – launches UberEats

Uber observing new markets in Africa – launches UberEats

Mobile transport sharing application Uber – which is expanding in Africa – is warming up growing interest by tech-savvy travellers in the app in South Africa, Tanzania, Ghana, Uga ...

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Political conflicts suffocate Mozambique economy

Political conflicts suffocate Mozambique economy

Investors are growing edgy at the current political unease in Mozambique and analysts say this will have a negative effect on the country’s economic growth, Problem Masau reports. ...

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Rooibos tea big business in SA

Rooibos tea big business in SA

Among SA’s 30.9 million-strong tea-drinking population, many already consider Rooibos tea to be the darling of the teas, but now new independent research confirms this. According ...

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Mali’s 2015 gold exports ascend

Mali’s 2015 gold exports ascend

Mali exported a record 70.2 tonnes of gold in 2015, up from 53.2 tonnes the previous year, due to higher production by small-scale artisanal miners, the national statistics instit ...

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Tanzania, Rwanda warm up economic relations

Tanzania, Rwanda warm up economic relations

Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to further diplomatic relations, bilateral trade and economic cooperation, espousing the wider cause of reinforcing the EAC integration. President ...

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