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Dana Sanchez, 8:50 pm
About 80 percent of Kenyan residents use kerosene in their homes because the national electricity grid does not reach many rural communities and requires a connection fee out of reach for most
Dana Sanchez, 6:43 pm
By adding value to their raw materials locally, African countries could diversify their technological capabilities and expand skills, an expert says.
The continent needs more strong industries that add value to raw materials before exporting them.
Dana Sanchez, 5:57 pm
Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy will grow an average 5 percent from 2013 to 2015 compared to 3 percent for the world, but high growth rates are no reason for euphoria, some experts say.
Dana Sanchez, 4:00 pm
Almost 20 years after the end of apartheid, South Africa has made huge strides towards democracy, emerging as an economic leader in Africa. But inequalities in education and employability threaten to compromise its competitive edge.
Dana Sanchez, 2:51 pm
Agriculture has been accepted as an answer to alleviate poverty in Africa but more cooperation, investment and knowledge must be shared so those at the beginning of the supply chain can make sustainable living, according to findings of the recent World Economic Forum on Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 2:20 pm
If he becomes president, Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai promises to curtail the power of the country’s security services and open Zimbabwe for business, ushering in reforms with the sole objective of spurring economic growth.”
Dana Sanchez, 12:48 pm
A Nigerian team developed a unique alternative source of livestock feeds using mango seeds, producing livestock products at a cost of 40 to 60 percent less than regular farms, according to a report.
Makula Dunbar, 12:28 pm
Although Uganda’s People Defense Forces are in Central African Republic, Prime Minister Mbabzi has offered and is prepared to become involved in the Sudan rebel conflict if necessary
Dana Sanchez, 12:14 pm
Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. plans to provide to Japanese companies capital and other forms of financial support worth $2 billion for exploration and development of oil, gas, mineral projects and other resources in Africa. Japan says it also plans to promote human resource development in Africa.
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.
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