Business & Investment

South Africa:How SA Honey Production Could See U.S.$1.4 BillionTurnover

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

[News24Wire] A structural approach and strategic business model could see South Africa’s honey industry turnover reach R20bn, according to experts.

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Mali:How Oil Exploration Is Adding to Mali’s Security Woes

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

[The Conversation Africa] Mali is one of the least developed countries in the world, with nearly half the population living near the poverty line. In the past six years, the country has experienced civil war, jihadist terrorism and a coup d’etât. More than 500,000 Malians have fled the instability and violence.

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Kenya:Residents Oppose Oil Excavation Before They Are Paid Off

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

[Nation] A row is simmering in Kerio Valley with residents bordering Lake Kamnarok Game Reserve in Baringo County vowing not to allow oil extraction in the area citing lack of public participation.

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Kenya:New Plan On to Make Farming of Coffee Profitable Again

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

[Nation] A coffee farmers union has come up with a four-year strategy that it hopes will get the ailing sub-sector out of bed. It comprises value chain monitoring, marketing, succession through youth training and research.

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Kenya:Helicopter Crashes in Lake Nakuru

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

[Nation] A helicopter has crashed in Lake Nakuru shortly after take off from a hotel in the town.

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Nigeria:Oil Spills Lead to Increased Newborn Mortality in the Niger Delta

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

[Deutsche Welle] Researchers from the University of Sankt Gallen have found that neonatal mortality rises if a child’s mother lives close to an oil spill before conception.

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Kenya:Helicopter Crashes in Lake Nakuru

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

[East African] A helicopter crashed in Lake Nakuru shortly after take off from a hotel in the town that is about 160km northwest of Kenyan capital Nairobi.

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South Africa:Bellville Trains Terminated Due to Protest Action

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

[News24Wire] Metrorail has terminated trains travelling from Cape Town to Bellville via Lavistown due to protest action on Saturday.

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Nigeria:I Will Dedicate My Life to Feeding the World, Adesina Vows

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

[Vanguard] … to set up fund for young farmers, agripreneurs with US $250,000 World Food Prize money

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Nigeria:Adesina’s Prize Will Stimulate Interest in Agriculture – Obasanjo

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

[Vanguard] Iowa (United State) – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the World Food Prize (WFP) award to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will stimulate people’s interest in agriculture.

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