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Dana Sanchez, 9:25 pm
With more than 50 percent of Africa’s youth estimated to be illiterate, African governments are being urged to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment.
Dana Sanchez, 8:51 pm
When consumers buy products with the Fairtrade label in their local supermarkets, they are assured that Kenyan farmers received a reasonable return on their investments, Fairtrade Eastern Africa Manager Rachel Wandia said at the launch of Fairtrade in Kenya.
Dana Sanchez, 8:28 pm
Trainer and educator Raymond Patel challenged the South African government’s vision of shifting South Africa’s economy to be more knowledge-based by suggesting it should push instead for a more manufacturing-based economy.
Dana Sanchez, 5:25 pm
From Business Day Live. Neighbors Lesotho and South Africa approved this week a $1.3 billion, second phase of a water project scheduled for completion by 2020 that will benefit both countries. The Lesotho Highlands Water Project will secure a continued supply of water for South Africa and hydroelectric power for Lesotho, according to a report in Business Day […]
Dana Sanchez, 4:45 pm
Public and private stakeholders in agricultural research in sub-Saharan Africa come together this week for Tanzania’s inauguration of a new, $4 million facility for the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.
Dana Sanchez, 4:10 pm
Platinum mine workers in South Africa reported for work Friday despite calls for more strikes, following Monday and Tuesday’s threatened strikes that sent the value of the rand tumbling.
Makula Dunbar, 3:39 pm
The European Union and the Republic of Seychelles have reached a six year agreement where the EU will continue long-term fishing activities in exchange for approx. $39.4 million.
Makula Dunbar, 2:47 pm
Rockefeller $97 Million contribution will provide jobs for disadvantaged youth and others venturing into the digital market. Opportunities include work relating to web design, online research and tech center support.
Dana Sanchez, 1:04 pm
South Africa’s travel industry is growing faster than the rest of its economy, scoring high marks in the global marketplace for travel competitiveness when it comes to natural resources and environmental protection, but low marks for security concerns.
Makula Dunbar, 12:30 pm
As inflation declines in Tanzania, the country is being encouraged to address infrastructure development and take advantage of natural gas as a source for power
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