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New app will allow SMEs to buy government bonds

Small and medium enterprises in Kenya will be able to save and invest in government bonds with just Ksh3,000 via a mobile phone platform...

20 Jul 2015

New deadline for TV digitalisation

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed on a deadline to switch off the analogue television transmissions to digital platforms...

By Phillimon Mhlanga 17 Jul 2015

Nigeria's debts hit USD63.5bn: government

LAGOS, NIGERIA: Nigeria's total debts stood at 12.06tn naira ($63.5bn) at the end of March this year, up from 11.2tn naira in December 2014, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Wednesday.

2 Jul 2015

SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline

WALVIS BAY, NAMIBIA: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are still using the analogue broadcasting signal are committed to migrate to digital broadcasting by June 2016...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Jun 2015

AU Summit put Africa on new growth path - Cabinet

PRETORIA: The resolutions adopted at the 25th African Union (AU) Summit, held in Sandton, at the beginning of the month, have been welcomed by Cabinet...

25 Jun 2015

Africa leaders sign 'Cape to Cairo' free trade bloc deal

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: African leaders signed Wednesday a 26-nation free trade pact to create a common market that would span half the continent from Cairo to Cape Town.

12 Jun 2015

26 African nations sign deal on common market bloc

SHARM EL SHEIKH - Leaders from 26 African countries signed a potentially historic free trade deal in Egypt Wednesday to create a common market spanning half the continent.

11 Jun 2015

SEPCO III approves Tanzanian project: Kibo Mining

Kibo Mining, the Tanzania-focused mineral exploration and development company, said on Tuesday the joint development agreement it signed recently with SEPCO III had now been approved by the SEPCO III board.

10 Jun 2015

Africa officials say trade deal ready for signing

SHARM EL SHEIKH - Senior African officials negotiating a trade deal in Egypt to create a common market across half the continent said on Monday the pact was ready to be signed.

9 Jun 2015

EOH acquisition expands African footprint

Technology group EOH announced on Thursday it was acquiring an equity stake of between 49% and 80% of Twenty Third Century Systems (TTCS) and its subsidiaries, as the group seeks to expands its African footprint further...

4 Jun 2015

Multinational companies cheat Africa out of billions of dollars

Africa was cheated out of US$11bn in 2010 through just one of the tricks used by multinational companies to reduce tax bills, according to new Oxfam report, 'Africa: Rising for the few.'

4 Jun 2015

SAP Africa partners with BMZ to facilitate fresh economic prospects for Africa

SAP Africa announced its participation in a partnership with the BMZ. Titled "Digital Africa", the project is focused on how new technologies and innovative solutions will determine the future for Africa....

4 Jun 2015

Nigeria anti-graft agency arrests over 20 bankers for fraud

LAGOS: Nigeria's anti-corruption agency has arrested six senior officials from the country's central bank and 16 from commercial banks over alleged currency fraud, a spokesman told AFP on Monday...

3 Jun 2015

DATA Report 2015: Putting the Poorest First

ABIDJAN: A new funding plan to deliver basic health and education for everyone is essential to end extreme poverty, according to The ONE Campaign's DATA Report 2015: "Putting the Poorest First,"...

1 Jun 2015

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