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  • Libya Restarts Commercial Flights To Europe

    By Staff, 4:00 pm

    From Al Arabiya News/Written By Ulf Laessing Commercial flights from Libya to mainland Europe resumed after more than six months on Saturday with a Libyan carrier taking off to Germany, the airline said. Foreign airlines stopped flying to Libya in July when a faction called Libya Dawn attacked a rival group controlling Tripoli’s main airport, […]

  • For First UAE-Kenya Deal, Only 10,000 Jobs Being Offered

    Kenya's Politics By Staff, 3:00 pm

    From Daily Nation/Written by AGGREY MUTAMBO The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) says 10,000 jobs will be on offer initially for Kenyans, subject to conditions to be announced later. This will be the pioneer batch of a 100,000 jobs deal reached between the two governments. UAE’s Interior ministry officials told Sunday Nation the […]

  • Kenyan Media Is Popular, But Is It Profitable?

    By Staff, 2:00 pm

    From BBC In the 1990s, Kenya opened up the media space and issued more broadcast licences. That has led to numerous investors buying into magazines and newspapers, or launching TV and radio stations. Kenyans have also become critical consumers of the media, using various platforms to challenge their politicians and the status quo. But while […]

  • Ebola Slowed French Investment In Ivory Coast

    By Staff, 1:00 pm

    From Bloomberg/Written By Olivier Monnier The Ebola outbreak slowed down French investments in Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, even if there were no recorded cases of the disease in the West African nation. “We’ve seen a slowdown in investment decisions and in the start-up of some projects,” Gilles Della Guardia, West Africa chief […]

  • Ghana, Dubai Boost Trade To $5 Billion

    By Staff, 12:00 pm

    From Ghana Web The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has set an ambitious target to increase trade between Ghana and Dubai to $5 billion in the next five years. Currently, the volume of trade between Ghana and Dubai stands at $2.5 billion. President of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Hamad Buamim, disclosed […]

  • Ghana Post Introduces e-Shopping

    By Staff, 11:00 am

    From Ghana Business News The Ghana Post is to introduce electronic commerce (e-commerce) to provide the opportunity for clients to shop on-line while using its services. Anthony Avorkliya, the Ashanti Regional Head of the Company, said shoppers everywhere could buy items and these would be delivered at their doorsteps. This, he told the Ghana News […]

  • Sierra Leone Eases Restrictions On Travel, Business As Ebola Subsides

    By Staff, 10:00 am

    From MySA/Written by CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY With the Ebola outbreak weakening in West Africa, Sierra Leone eased restrictions on movement and commercial activity Friday even as the president warned that the fight against the deadly disease is not yet over. The outbreak has sickened more than 21,000 people, nearly half of them in Sierra Leone. But […]

  • Equatorial Guinea Hopes Nzalang Nacional Team Advances To Boost Business

    By Staff, 9:00 am

    From Daily Nation/Written by By DAVID KWALIMWA Many Equatorial Guinea residents remain optimistic their national football team will secure passage to the knockout stages of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations, despite a slow start to the campaign. The Nzalang Nacional (National Thunder) will play their final Group A match against Gabon in Bata on […]

  • India To Take Part In International Book Fair In Egypt

    By Staff, 8:00 pm

    From Business Standard India will participate in the 46th edition of an international book fair in the Egyptian capital to create a platform that brings Indian publishers and distributors together with their Egyptian counterparts. The Cairo International Book Fair will be held between January 28 and February 12, with a slogan of ‘Culture and Innovation.’ […]

  • Someone Glued The Beard Off King Tut’s Mask Back On After Accident

    By Staff, 7:00 pm

    From Business Insider An Egyptian conservation group said it will sue the antiquities minister over a “botched” repair of the mask of King Tutankhamun that left a crust of dried glue on the priceless relic. The golden funerary mask, seen Friday by AFP at the Egyptian Museum, showed the sticky aftermath of what appears to […]