Thursday, 19 October 2017

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  • Rwanda hotel sector up by 8.8%

    Rwanda hotel sector up by 8.8%

    The Rwandan hotel investment market has improved strongly over the last 8 years. According to the African Hotel Report 2017 by Hotel Partners Africa, that will be released tomorrow ...

  • Kenyan court lifts ban on opposition protests, election official flees Kenya

    Kenyan court lifts ban on opposition protests, election official flees Kenya

    A Kenyan high court has temporarily suspended a ban on opposition protests imposed last week by the government after a series of protests against the electoral commission. The cour ...

  • Heatwave hits Zimbabwe

    Heatwave hits Zimbabwe

    Parts of the country experienced record-breaking high temperatures yesterday as Zimbabwe came under the spell of a heatwave that is also expected to affect the country today, the M ...

  • Fuel price hike likely for November – SA

    Fuel price hike likely for November – SA

    South African motorists look set to face another fuel price increase in November, although petrol is only likely to increase marginally. Based on mid-month fuel price data from the ...

Newmont complies with directive on retrenchments

Newmont complies with directive on retrenchments

" NEWMONT Ghana Gold Limited, the mining firm, has temporarily halted plans to lay off 600 workers. The latest move is in response to National Labour Commission’s (NLC’s) directiv ...

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Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

"THE Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has installed new and up-to-date communication equipment to enhance the operations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EP ...

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Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

" THE City of Johannesburg announced the successful auction of the first green bond, COJGO1, which matures in 2024. The bond of R1.46 billion is priced at 1.85 percent above the R ...

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CBK projects growth for banking sector

CBK projects growth for banking sector

" THE Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) said that the local banking sector was robust and stable as it registered enhanced performance in the past year.According to the just released Ba ...

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Shoprite further expands to Ibadan

Shoprite further expands to Ibadan

SHOPRITE, the South African-headquartered group, said it would commission a new outlet in Ibadan, Oyo State as part of its ongoing expansion plans.The company said that store, whi ...

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FNB urges early savings for holidays

FNB urges early savings for holidays

FIRST National Bank (FNB) advised consumers to start saving for the December holidays to fend off higher rates during the festive season.Eunice Sibiya, Head of FNB Consumer Educat ...

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Ghana board urged to promote domestic investment

Ghana board urged to promote domestic investment

GHANA’S Minister of Trade and Industry, Haruna Iddrissu, has discouraged the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) against reducing investment promotion to Foreign Direct Inves ...

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ECOWAS to protect displaced victims

ECOWAS to protect displaced victims

THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has pledged its commitment to protect internally displaced persons (IDPs) who are victims of various crises in the region.Th ...

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Arik to introduce flights to UAE

Arik to introduce flights to UAE

ARIK Air, the largest airline in the region, has announced plans to commence a direct commercial flight from Abuja to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on July 28.It would be the ...

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East African Ministers present budget estimates

East African Ministers present budget estimates

THE East African Council of Ministers has presented a budget estimate of slightly more than $124 million to the East African Legislative Assembly sitting in Arusha, Tanzania.The b ...

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