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Zimbabwe plans to clear World Bank, AfDB arrears in 12 months

Zimbabwe aims to clear its $2 billion arrears with the World Bank and African Development Bank in the next 12 ...
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Kenyan government to establish gold refinery to help small miners

Kenya government plans to set up a gold refinery to help small scale miners in the west of the country, ...
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Why a new national carrier for Nigeria is never likely to get off the ground

One of the most vexatious ironies about Nigeria – perhaps even an embarrassment – is the lack of a national ...
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DR Congo signs $14 billion dam development deal with China, Spain

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday announced a deal with Chinese and Spanish partners for the development of a ...
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World Bank pledges support for Kenya’s affordable housing agenda

The World Bank will rally behind Kenya’s ambitious blue print on expanding access to affordable homes as a means to ...
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Google launches Motorbike Mode navigation in Kenya, first for Africa

Kenyan roads are full of motorcycles taxis, known as boda bodas that are much cheaper rides to car taxis. Google, ...
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Kenya’s Safaricom ranks among best employers globally

Kenya’s telecommunication service provider, Safaricom, has been named as the best employer in Africa and 67th in the world by ...
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First commercial flight in 40 years links Ethiopia to Somalia

An Ethiopian airline on Saturday made the first commercial flight between Addis Ababa and Mogadishu in 41 years, in yet ...
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Mobile money transactions in Somalia are overtaking Kenya

A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, ...
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China has taken control of Ghana’s fishing fleet, claims EJF

Around 90% of Ghana’s industrial fishing fleet is linked to Chinese ownership, an investigation by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) ...
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