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Africa: Ross Outlines Trump’s Commercial Policy Toward Africa

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[allAfrica] Last week in a speech to the U.S.-Africa Business Summit sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross signaled that there would be continuity in U.S. commercial policy to Africa.

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East Africa: Call for African Market Niches, Harnessing Neighbouring Bloc

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s move and interaction on the economic fronts has not been as anticipated as its contribution and influence on the continent politics and peace building efforts, scholars argue.

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Ethiopia: Quality in Livestock Export to Maximize Foreign Earnings

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Ethiopian Herald] Many argue that as Ethiopia is the leading country in Africa with its large livestock inventory and potential supply base for the live animals’ export, the quality and quantity being exported are not as it would be compared to the st…

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Africa: Future of African Youth Lies in Agriculture, Not Europe – Food Prize Laureate

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Making agriculture “cool” for young people in Africa is key to lifting millions out of poverty and stemming migration to Europe – African Development Bank president

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Zimbabwe: Construction On Wetlands Ramps Up Water Stress

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Harare -Wetlands can ease the impacts of a changing climate by maintaining groundwater levels and protecting areas from the worst impacts of floods by absorbing excess water

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Nigeria: Seeds Given to 1 Million Farmers Hit By Boko Haram in Northeast Nigeria – UN

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The insurgency has prevented farmers from planting or harvesting crops for years and over 5 million people need food aid

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Nigeria: France Plans 1 Billion Euros Investment in Nigeria

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] The French government says it has set aside about one billion euros to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, to strengthen its economic relations in Africa.

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Uganda: Police Defy Museveni Order On His Right of Way

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Observer] Police has continued to defy an order by President Yoweri Museveni to stop clearing the way for his convoy while he is moving within Kampala, URN has learnt.

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Namibia: Relief As 100 Seized Trucks Cleared

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -About 100 trucks which were among the approximately 400 haulage trucks seized in Zambia in January and February, and were recently cleared, yesterday left Zambia and entered Namibia via the Wenela border post, ending a long sta…

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Zimbabwe: SMEs Ministry Goes Digital

June 27, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[263Chat] The Ministry of Small & Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development has swiftly moved to digitize its operations by registering the ministry’s presence on various online media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Website streaming and YouTube.

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