Democratic Republic of Congo: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:53 pm
African Development Bank’s single-platform collection, analysis and sharing of information on Africa now gives global business leaders and investors access to data on all 54 countries in the continent, according to a report at VenturesAfrica. Users will be able to extract data, create and share customized reports, and visualize data across themes, sectors and countries through tables, charts, and […]
Ann Brown, 9:00 pm
The Democratic Republic of Congo wants to attract international investors with a new farming plan. The country plans to modify a law that restricts foreign ownership of agriculture projects. The country is seeking to raise financing for a proposed $5.7-billion expansion plan, the Agriculture Ministry said, reports BusinessDay. According to the government, it has already […]
Dana Sanchez, 3:16 pm
A third of African countries have economies growing by more than 6 percent and almost half of them – 26 out of 54 – are now considered middle income countries, according to a new report by African Development Bank. This growth was driven by the private sector. Looking ahead, growth will rely on regional economic co-operation […]
Staff, 11:00 am
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Dana Sanchez, 11:13 am
Malawi, which has dramatically increased grain production over the past five years, still can’t grow enough to feed a population expected to increase 3.3 percent a year over the next 10 years, according to a report. Zambian population growth is expected to outpace a 2.7 percent rise in grain output.
Staff, 2:00 pm
Referred to by some as the smartest bird in the world, African gray parrot can learn hundreds of words and sounds, eats seeds, berries, nuts and fruit, and lives in the central and western parts of Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 3:50 pm
South Africa’s corporate private sector is undertaking far more new project investments into Africa than state-owned counterparts. These include telecommunications, led by MTN; financial services including banks such as Standard Bank, First Rand, Sanlam and Liberty Life, and retailers such as Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Woolworths and Massmart.
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Makula Dunbar, 12:44 pm
The number of mobile internet devices is set to out number humans by the end of this year. There’ll be more smartphones and internet-connected tablets and monitors than there are people on the planet.
Dana Sanchez, 3:29 pm
Financing is key for African renewables, a report says. Investors need strong relationships with local banks and international development finance institutions to access affordable capital.
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