Uganda Can Earn an Extra US$2.5 Billion by Removing Trade Barriers

Uganda can earn an additional $2.5 billion from non-traditional trading partners in the region and close the trade deficit in the next five years...

SA: Education group, CTI, advances learning

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains CTI is the first to offer free tablet computers for study -  the group says. The groups also attests that this...

Côte d’Ivoire cocoa farmers certified and satisfied

Tens of thousands of Côte d’Ivoire cocoa farmers are reducing pesticide use, curbing soil erosion and water contamination and at the same time boosting...

GESCI: Innovation Forum Part 1

Bridging the gap between innovation, and education and skills development: Policy makers, entrepreneurs, researchers and Kenya’s digital creatives have their say. Part 1 GESCI recently held...

Tunisia’s largest Sharia-compliant investment fund launched

KIPCO CEO-Banking & UGFS-NA Board Member, Mr Masaud Hayat (far left) and Vice Chairman & MD of TIB and Chairman of UGFS-NA, Mr Mohamed...

Investment in energy sector will contribute to economic development

Pretoria - Investment in the renewable energy sector will contribute to South Africa’s economic development and growth, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters said on Tuesday. “Investments...

Intra-African trade and infrastructure development key economic growth

Speaking at the 8th Session of the Committee on Trade, Regional Cooperation and Integration, Director Stephen Karingi of the Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade...

Linking Ethiopia’s bean farmers to formal markets

Over the years, small-scale farmers growing white pea beans in Ethiopia have sold their produce through the informal market, relying largely on middlemen who...

AfDB Forum on ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Development Issues in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) will host a forum on February 11-12, 2013 to set the tone for the Bank’s future engagement with...

Azuri secures working capital finance from Barclays

Initial £1M loan will support scale-up in sub Saharan Africa February 5th, 2013, Cambridge UK: Azuri, the developer of Indigo pay-as-you-go solar power for offgrid...

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