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Kenya: Former Foreign Minister’s Widow Christabel Ouko Dies in Road Crash

August 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Nation] The widow of former Foreign Affairs Minister Robert Ouko has died in road crash in Kisumu County.

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Mozambique: State Business Sector Should Be Profitable

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Minister of Economy and Finance, Adriano Maleiane, on Monday challenged all companies in which the state holds shares to be more profitable, and to transform themselves into true management models.

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Tanzania: Shilling Slides Slightly in Seven Months

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Daily News] The shilling has marginally depreciated by 2.5 per cent since the beginning of the year. The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) data showed yesterday that the shilling dropped to 2,242/35 yesterday against 2,186/21 at the beginning of this year.

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Mozambique: Gas-Fired Power Station Plans to Triple Production

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[AIM] Maputo -The company Gigawatt-Mocambique plans to expand the electricity generation from its gas-fired power station at Ressano Garcia, on the border with South Africa from the current 120 to 350 megawatts.

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Ethiopia: On the Road to Become Front-Runner in Green Economy

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] ‘Unlike what the developed nations did, Ethiopia’s development should come about without having significant impact on the environment and the planets natural resources’ is the whole concept of the Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE).

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East Africa: South Sudan Looks Forward for Infrastructural Integration With Ethiopia

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] South Sudan is optimistic that peace would be attained and look forward to push for the implementation of joint development projects with Ethiopia ranging from installing road networks to oil pipeline.

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Liberia: Senate Concurs With House On Us$25m Renewable Energy Financing Agreement

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Observer] The Liberian Senate, on Wednesday, August 15, voted unanimously to concur with the House of Representatives in ratifying the financing agreement (Liberia renewable Energy Access Project) between the Republic of Liberia and International Deve…

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Uganda: President Pledges Financial Support to Artisans

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Uganda Media Centre] President Yoweri Museveni has today promised to meet artisan groups that are involved in such activities like furniture making along the Kampala – Entebbe highway in order to have their activities supported and boosted.

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South Africa: Minister Joe Maswanganyi Meets South African Aviation Agencies On Grounding of Zimbabwean Aircraft

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Govt of SA] Minister of Transport to meet all South African Aviation Agencies on the grounding of the Zimbabwean aircraft

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Southern Africa: Zuma Proposes Body to Facilitate SADC Investment in Natural Gas

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Joseph Ngwawi] Incoming Southern African Development Community chairperson, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has proposed the establishment of a regional body to develop a strategy to facilitate the exploitation of the vast natural gas resources i…

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