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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
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
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
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
Africa Experiences Highest Economic Growth

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

15th May 2007
Kenya to Host Africa Oil and Gas, Trade and Financ...

The conference will offer players in the oil and gas industry an opportunity to gather knowledge and...

8th May 2007
Ban on Export of Diamond from Liberia Lifted

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has lifted a ban on export of diamonds from Liberia, which was impose...

1st May 2007
Most Africans Still Jobless

Africa's unemployment rate is nearly twice that of the rest of the world despite several years of ra...

24th April 2007
Africa Records Highest Number of Air Passengers

Africa recorded an 8.6 per cent increase in the number of air passengers recorded in 2006, a rate hi...

17th April 2007
Cotton Industry on the Brink of Collapse

World cotton prices responsible for nearly 70 percent of impoverished Burkina Faso's cash exports an...

10th April 2007
Kenya and Rwanda Business Association

The Kenya-Rwanda Business Association will benefit not just the two countries but also the East Afri...

3rd April 2007
Rwanda to host 300 Agriculture Experts and Policy...

Rwanda is the first to organize a round table among six phase-one countries selected by COMESA to sp...

27th March 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
Trade among East Africa Countries Grows

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

7th August 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
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
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
Poverty and Unemployment Dragging Africa Behind

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

17th 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
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
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
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
IPI World Congress

There is need for journalism to acquire deeper and broader knowledge of new and complex issues that...

24th May 2005
IPI World Congress

There is need for journalism to acquire deeper and broader knowledge of new and complex issues that...

24th May 2005
Aid Debate: Swimming Upstream

The developing countries that had collected the most development aid were the ones in the worst shap...

12th July 2005
Fishing Industry on Threat

The fisheries department warned that increased waste input into Lake Victoria and its catchment area...

9th August 2005
Joy and Relief in Niger

Villagers in Niger gaze in wonder at the ears of millet ready for picking in the fields. They hope t...

30th November -0001
Zuma and Ezozo: Ambassadors for Peace

The Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace (IIFWP) presented Jacob Zuma and Agr...

11th October 2005
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