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University of Nairobi Represents Kenya at the SIFE...

After emerging champions during the 5th Entrepreneurship Exposition in May 26th 2007, the University...

9th October 2007
Leaders Meet to Promote Global South Trade

The second annual India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) summit will discuss ways to increase trilateral t...

16th October 2007
Joachim Chissano Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

Joachim Chissano, the former President of Mozambique, who stepped down gracefully, is the winner of...

23rd October 2007
Africa Records US$36 Billion on FDI

Africa has recorded a total of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) valued at $36 billion between 2004-20...

30th October 2007
U.S. - Africa Business Summit

Hosted every two years, the event titled “Africa: Entering the Door to Opportunities,” will provide...

6th November 2007
IREN Holds the 5th ARB Meeting

Under the theme Positioning Africa in the 21st Century, Africa Resource Bank (ARB) drew ideas from A...

13th November 2007
Hope for Agriculture in Botswana

Continuous heavy rains in the country have given great hope to farmers who have been suffering becau...

15th January 2008
It’s a New Dawn For Liberia

After a decade of conflicts and war, Liberia is pulling itself out of a mess that paralyzed all the...

20th November 2007
East Africans Free to Work in Rwanda

President Paul Kagame announced that East Africans professionals seeking employment in Rwanda will n...

27th November 2007
Agriculture Debut in Nigeria

Agriculture is asserting its position as the traditional occupation of the Nigerian people. Prior to...

4th December 2007
Sudanese President Commits Himself

The President of Sudan, Omar El Bashir has confirmed his commitment to adhere to the agreement betwe...

11th December 2007
Somalia PM Dismisses Cabinet

Just three weeks after his appointment, Somalia’s new Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein has dismisse...

18th December 2007
Nelson Mandela’s Statue Unveiled in London

“Though this statue is of one man, it should in actual fact symbolize all those who have resisted op...

4th September 2007
KenGen: Africa’s Top Performing Stock

Kenya's KenGen emerged as Africa's (excluding South Africa) top performing stock according to Nex Ru...

28th August 2007
Africa Experiences Highest Economic Growth

Africa has experienced its highest economic growth in the last two decades. Its Gross Domestic Produ...

15th May 2007
Leaders Attend COMESA Talks

The heads of state summit are expected to give a green light to the formation of a customs union rec...

22nd May 2007
Kenya Records 6.1% Economic Growth

Kenya has recorded the highest economic growth in 30 years. The performance was attributed to growth...

29th May 2007
China Defends its Role in Africa

China sought to defend its role in Africa, ahead of the G8 summit taking place this week, saying tha...

5th June 2007
The World Economic Forum on Africa

This year’s forum has attracted more than 700 participants from 42 countries, including five heads o...

12th June 2007
Rwanda and Burundi Sign EAC Membership Treaty

East Africa is the most well placed part of Africa that can lead this great continent out of the str...

19th June 2007
China Funds African Companies

China launched a special fund of 1 billion U.S. dollars to finance trade and investment in Africa. C...

26th June 2007
India Urged to Emulate EU

Uganda wants India to emulate the European Union and open up its market to Africa. Currently, a numb...

10th July 2007
Aid: A Waste of Africa’s Time Says Museveni

"The Europeans waste a lot of our time coming here talking about aid," he said. "We told them: if yo...

3rd July 2007
Poverty and Unemployment Dragging Africa Behind

The Africa Population Report has revealed that poverty, unemployment, poor health and malnutrition a...

17th July 2007
It’s a Boom for Small Traders

The Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, which kicked off on 21st January has opened another avenue for...

22nd January 2008
East Africans Demand United States of Africa

According to the Steadman Group study, Kenya has the highest number of people supporting the idea at...

24th July 2007
Africa Seeks Voice in IMF and World Bank

A draft memorandum addressed to the heads of the World Bank and the IMF calls for an increase repres...

31st July 2007
Trade among East Africa Countries Grows

According to Tanzania Minister for East Africa Cooperation Ibrahim Msabaha, Trade among Tanzania, Ke...

7th August 2007
Celtel International to Relocate Regional Office

The move serves as a major boost to the East African region as it points to its growing potential to...

14th August 2007
East Africa to Have a Common Market

The East African heads of state resolved to have a common market and a single currency by 2012, befo...

21st August 2007
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