Date Archives for 2014
Kevin Mwanza, 9:34 am
The body of a former Rwandan spy chief and a prominent opposition member was found strangled in a hotel in South Africa, where his opposition party say he was living in exile for several years
Kevin Mwanza, 9:29 am AFKI Original
In Kenya almost every adult you meet on the streets has some virtual money on their mobile phone. The ease in using mobile money has made it as widely acceptable as cash in that part of the world.
Kevin Mwanza, 7:17 am
South African white corn rallied to the highest level in at least 17 years on concern that the nation, which is the continent’s biggest producer, will have insufficient supplies, according to BVG (Pty) Ltd.
Kevin Mwanza, 3:22 am
Tanzania’s finance minister, William Mgimwa, 63, died on Wednesday at a hospital in South Africa after a long illness. He was appointed finance minister in 2012 to restore public and donor confidence after the sacking of the former treasury minister and five other cabinet ministers over a corruption scandal.
Kevin Mwanza, 3:08 am
After a successful year that saw his net worth nearly double in 2013, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote joined the social media network, Twitter. Dangote’s twitter handle, @AlikoDangote, got an automatic verification from Twitter and had gained over 28,000 followers just 48 hours after the account was opened.
Kevin Mwanza, 2:09 am
Africa will have to come to terms with a serious housing crisis due to high population growth and more people moving to urban centers, a research conducted by the International Housing Coalition showed.
Kevin Mwanza, 1:33 am
Analysts reviewing the maritime industry in the past year and predicting the outlook for 2014, foresee that Nigerian ports will witness a drastic drops in the number of vessels bringing in cargoes.
Julia Austin, 8:00 am AFKI Original
Jalapenos are everywhere today — in your cocktails, your muffins, in your candy — but not long ago, they were only for the brave and the heat-tolerant. Only recently did we acknowledge the extent to which this spicy vegetable has cancer-fighting properties, anti-inflammatory properties, and weight loss powers.
Jeffrey Cavanaugh, 7:45 am AFKI Original
The risk-acceptant might look at countries like Rwanda or Ghana, both with troubled currency histories, as potential goldmines in terms of opportunity. It all depends on what you as an investor are looking for and what your taste for risk happens to be.
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