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General Motors cars

U.S. automakers and suppliers discuss Industry 4.0

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U.S. experts on Friday gathered at an event in Plymouth, in the state of Michigan, to discuss the difficulties and strategies in implementing Industry...
multilateralism

Kenya rallies developing countries to support multilateralism

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Kenya on Saturday urged African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) member states to rally behind a strengthened multilateral system that is key to enhance the...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenya launches diplomatic office for Caribbean communities amid deepening ties

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Kenya on Saturday inaugurated the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) diplomatic office in the capital Nairobi to serve as a platform for fostering commercial ties alongside...
fishing

Tanzania invites investors in fisheries, dairy sectors

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Tanzanian authorities have invited investors in the fisheries sector saying the east African nation's current demand for fish products was 800,000 tonnes annually while...
China africa

Ethiopian official calls for enhanced efforts to boost China-Africa economic ties

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A senior Ethiopian official has urged enhanced efforts to boost China-Africa economic cooperation based on mutual respect and win-win situation. Arkebe Oqubay,...
Al-Shabab

Security officers pursue al-Shabab militants after killing 11 Kenyans

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Kenyan security officers are on Saturday pursuing al-Shabab militants who ambushed and killed 11 people mostly police officers in Wajir County in the northeast...
financial inclusion

High-level continental meeting urges concerted efforts to spur Africa’s ICT sector

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Despite Africa's progress in fulfilling the promises of developing the Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) sector and creating an enabling ecosystem for digital economy,...
dollars

Zimbabwean government says can’t afford to pay salaries in U.S. dollars

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The Zimbabwean government said Friday it has no capacity to pay its workers salaries in U.S. dollars as demanded by striking junior doctors at...
dollars

Kenya, German sign US$126.5 million development cooperation program

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Kenya and Germany on Friday signed a 126.5 million U.S. dollars development cooperation program. Henry Rotich, cabinet secretary for the National...
tax

Namibia to adopt new tax system to improve tax administration

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Namibia is expected to operate its new tax system in mid-January next year, a move to further improve tax administration, an official said on...
Bananas

Kenya says its bananas cleared to enter ROK market

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Kenya said on Friday that the Republic of Korea has accepted to buy green bananas and broccoli from Kenyan farmers. "The...
Photo: Zambian Watchdog President Edgar Lungu signed the Constitution of Zambia bill making a significant step on a matter that had long dominated the political life of the nation.

Zambia governing party hails ruling on leader’s eligibility to contest 2021 polls

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Zambia's governing party on Friday welcomed a ruling by the Constitutional Court to declare President Edgar Lungu eligible to seek re-election in 2021. ...
fishing

Fish catch in Mozambique up 9 percent annually since 2015

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Mozambique has registered an annual increase of 9 percent in fish catch since 2015, the Ministery of Sea, Interior Waters and Fishery announced Friday....
south sudanese

WFP secures US$14.3 million to support refugees in Kenya

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday it has received a 14.3 million U.S. dollars funding to support refugees living in northern...
masaimara

South African government says to encourage safe, responsible tourism

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South Africa's Department of Tourism on Friday that officials will visit tourist resort areas to encourage responsible and safe tourism practices in the coming...

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier paid a state visit to China, which lasts from Dec. 5 to...
arrested

Malawi nabs 66 Ethiopians for illegal entry

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The Department of Immigration under Malawi's Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security Tuesday intercepted 66 Ethiopian nationals who had attempted to enter the...
Seeds

Tanzania to waive levies, taxes on locally produced seeds to boost agriculture

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Tanzania is set to waive some of the levies and taxes imposed on locally produced seeds in the east African nation in a move...
arrested

Mozambican authorities detain illegal immigrants

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Mozambican authorities said on Thursday that about 1,000 illegal immigrants were detained inside the country in a campaign carried out since January. According to Cira...
Fuel

Zambia energy regulator probes fuel smuggling

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Zambia's energy regulator said Thursday that it has launched investigations into reports of fuel smuggling by some oil transporters. Last week, the country's tax agency...
Namibia

Chamber of commerce vows to make Namibia regional transport hub

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The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Thursday that it would work with the government to make the country a regional transport hub. Speaking...
extractive sector

Mozambique invites investor to exploit phosphate mine

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The Mozambican government announced Thursday in Maputo that it is looking for an investor with financial capacity to exploit the Evate mine of phosphate...
HIV-and-AIDS

UN supports Angola to fight discrimination against HIV-positive people

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The United Nations (UN) is committed to supporting Angola in coordinated multisectoral action to eliminate discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. This statement was made...
Wpid Black Woman Domestic Violence

UN calls for concerted efforts to end gender-based violence in Ghana

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The United Nations on Thursday called on the government of Ghana and stakeholders to take individual and collective action against human rights abuse of...
trade barriers

Kenya, UAE vow to boost trade ties

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Kenya and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday vowed to boost trade ties. Chris Kiptoo, the Ministry of Trade Principal Secretary told a media...
Interest Loans

AfDB backed firm to help African SMEs access loans

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An Africa Development Bank (AfDB) backed institution on Thursday said that it plans to enable 530,000 African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to access...
Telecom industry

Kenya’s telecom market set for shake-up with new entrant

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Kenya's telecommunication sector is headed for a major shake-up after the entrance of a new player, who has stirred up the market and stiffened...
kenya shilling

Kenya shilling strengthens amid high dollar demand

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The Kenyan shilling gained further on Thursday against the U.S. dollar, hitting a new high as inflows continued to rise amid increasing dollar demand...
Namibia

Namibia needs financial discipline to recover economically

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For the Namibian economy to recover from the rut it is currently in, financial discipline needs to be exercised, according to an analyst. Namibia is...
Banks

MTN and nine local banks clinch deal for a US$113 million syndicated capitalization facility

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Africa’s leading telecoms operator, MTN signed an agreement with nine local commercial banks here on Thursday in which the nine banks are providing...