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BOOST Fellowship Starts Big in Kenya

Said James Shikwati: “Change begins with an individual, the greatest capital human beings have is t...

11th August 2009
Kenya Should Tap into “Youth Bulge”

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Kenya launched its 2010-2012 Strategic Plan in an event attended...

1st December 2009
US Market Open to African Goods

Despite the economic downturn, the $11-trillion US market still offers many opportunities to African...

4th November 2009
COMESA Pursues Conservation Agriculture

COMESA Secretariat in partnership with ICRAF and the Government of Malawi convened a stakeholders wo...

10th August 2009
Haiti Quake:Condolences

Haitians have been resilient in the face of a series of devastating hurricanes, violence and instabi...

14th January 2010
The 5th Bukura Cultural Day: Celebrating Youth Ene...

The Cultural day is an initiative of the Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) to enable young people...

5th January 2010
Africa Goes for Growth

Africa should not rely solely on foreign aid to alleviate poverty and create jobs but look to itself...

6th June 2006
The African Executive Takes Seat in East Africa

IREN will launch The African Executive in Uganda on Thursday 16/06/2006. The magazine has already be...

13th June 2006
African Executive Launch in Uganda and Tanzania

The people of Uganda have been given an awesome platform to help shape Uganda and Africa through dis...

20th June 2006
Zimbabwe Lags Behind in Phone Technology

As mobile phone technology is being embraced rapidly in African counties, Zimbabwe is missing out. Z...

27th June 2006
Rwanda and Burundi Admitted to EAC

The inclusion strengthens the EAC in terms of size, people, natural resources, market opportunities,...

5th December 2006
Nigeria Pledges to Reduce Oil Disasters

Nigeria’s government promised measures to avoid future disasters. In Nigeria, pipeline fires occur f...

2nd January 2007
The 7th World Social Forum in Nairobi

WSF is set for 20-25th January 2007, at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani Nairobi - Kenya...

9th January 2007
200 African Firms to Participate in Africa Asia Bu...

This is the forth forum to be held under the auspices of Africa-Asia Business Forum (AABF) .The purp...

16th January 2007
Cabinet Approve Abolition of Capital Punishment

The Rwandan Cabinet has finally adopted the draft law for the abolition of the death penalty. The de...

23rd January 2007
Kenya Ranked Best for Business in East Africa

Kenya has ranked the best country to do business in East Africa. Globally Kenya is at number 83, Uga...

30th January 2007
Kenyan Exports Approved by US Congress

The United States Congress has allowed Kenyan exporters to market peas, corn and carrots to the lucr...

6th February 2007
Cell phones to Fight HIV/AIDs

The "Phones-for-Health" project will use software loaded onto a standard Motorola handset to allow c...

13th February 2007
Cocoa Farmers Enjoy High Prices

Farmers in the world top cocoa grower, Ivory Coast, have enjoyed unusually high prices for their bea...

27th February 2007
Cote d'Ivoire Seeks Cooperation

The Ivorian government is in the process of consolidating peace within and without its borders to he...

24th December 2007
Uganda’s Economy Grows by 7%

During his new year’s message to the nation, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda said that the count...

1st January 2008
Nigeria’s Bourse Upbeat

The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) is looking forward to an advancement of its trading operations from...

30th January 2008
International Roots Festival in Gambia

The one-week biennial festival is observed in commemoration of the forced enslavement of millions of...

5th February 2008
1st US – Africa Tourism and Sports Seminar

The event co-sponsored by the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and Africa Travel Association (ATA)...

12th February 2008
Castro Resigns

Castro said “I neither will aspire to nor will I accept - I repeat - I neither will aspire to nor wi...

19th February 2008
Civic Groups Wary of EPAs

African and international civil society organisations have adopted a call for action, urging the res...

29th February 2008
Woolworths Nominated

The only nominee from Africa is listed alongside five other leading retailers under the ‘Responsible...

4th March 2008
Chicago to Host African Agribusiness

Africa’s increasing economic growth potential has created the need for a forum where leaders can exc...

11th March 2008
Gadaffi Praises Mugabe

In Uganda we have Museveni; inZimbabwe, we have Mugabe. They are real African leaders. They are seri...

18th March 2008
Protest against GMO Seeds in Kenya

Maize seeds taken for testing by civil society and farmer groups were confirmed to contain Genetica...

25th March 2008
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