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Dana Sanchez, 10:12 pm
Neighboring India has already made significant inroads in trade with Africa and Pakistan should waste no time tapping the African market, Pakistani Caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi said at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industries Africa Show.
Dana Sanchez, 9:01 pm
Research from the University of Stellenbosch shows that aquaculture on the West Coast of South Africa could provide jobs in an area where population growth and unemployment far exceed South Africa’s national average.
Dana Sanchez, 8:38 pm
A transportation corridor linking Kenya, South Sudan and Ethiopia will drive regional integration through greater movement of goods, services and people, says Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Dana Sanchez, 7:45 pm
Japan is South Africa’s third-largest export destination and plans to display distinctly South African items such as rooibos tea, Fairtrade wines, Wedgewood nougat and design objects from Carrol Boyes and Ardmore Ceramics, according to a report in iAfrica.com.
Makula Dunbar, 4:32 pm
Egyptian stock markets began the week in a state of stagnation with almost no news to inspire the local market. However, one of the big icons of its market, Orascom Telecom Holdings was nearly taken out of the exchange list after almost 10% of its shareholders were bought out.
Dana Sanchez, 7:25 pm
France has traditionally been a major player in francophone African markets.
Dana Sanchez, 6:46 pm
Kenya’s agricultural water use is unsustainable and adversely affecting food security. It’s one of the most water-scarce countries in the world. About 13 million Kenyans lack access to an improved water supply.
Dana Sanchez, 3:48 pm
China came to Africa through an invitation and African governments engage with China out of choice, not force, a Harvard professor says.
Makula Dunbar, 3:40 pm
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Thursday completed the first review of The Gambia’s economic performance under a program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.
Makula Dunbar, 3:17 pm
The bond market in the United States, whether sovereign or corporate, isn’t worth getting into. Yields have collapsed under pressure of quantitative easing, and fixed income investors are left searching around the world for high yield.
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