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Africa: Africa’s Indigenous Technology for Rural Women Economic Empowerment

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Journalist] Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu’s documentary looking at ways in which indigenous knowledge and technological advancement can provide opportunities for women living in rural Rwanda.

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South Africa: Nuclear Deal – Court Puts the Brakes On Deal

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Daily Maverick] The Western Cape High Court’s ruling on Wednesday that the nuclear procurement process has been unlawful and unconstitutional won’t necessarily scupper government’s plans to expand nuclear energy. It means the procurement process will …

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Nigeria: ‎Buhari Seeks Approval for $6.4 Billion China, World Bank Loans

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, again sought the approval of the National Assembly for the federal government to secure about $6.4 billion dollar loans from the World Bank and China to fund infrastructural objectives across the…

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Africa: China Seeks Greater African Engagement in Initiative

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] – Belt and Road Initiative imperative for Africa

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Africa: Industrialization Key to Contemporary Africa

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] Industrialization activities that ensure value addition to Africa’s abundant natural resources proclaimed to be crucial to sustain continent’s incepted rise to prosperity, as reflected by participants of the Sixth Tana High-Level For…

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Ethiopia: Sharing Burdens to Foster Ethiopian Renaissance

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] The world is evolving; a new kind of global economic order is underway. Studies indicated that since the 1980s, the world economy has become increasingly connected and integrated. This integration is being shaped under an umbrella of…

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Kenya: Safaricom Given 7 Days to Explain Outage

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Communications Authority Director General Francis Wangusi has said it has given Safaricom seven days to give a comprehensive report on what exactly caused the outage that saw its services down for almost 10 hours.

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Nigeria: Why Blackout Occurred in Four States – Electricity Company

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, on Wednesday called for calm over electricity blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers states.

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Uganda: Jailed Kanyamunyu’s Company Closed Over Shs13m Tax Arrears

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Monitor] Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on Wednesday morning closed Quantum Express Logistics (QEL) owned by among others, jailed businessman Matthew Kanyamunyu.

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South Africa: South African Airways Ready for Service Disruptions

April 26, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South African Airways (SAA) says preparations are underway to support service disruptions as the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) has started its strike.

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