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Arusha News

Arusha chapter of British Business Group opens

During his recent visit to Arusha Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, opened the Arusha chapter of the British Business Group, a network of ex-pats to promote British business in Tanzania....
Arusha News

Mining conference in Arusha

The Tanzanian Mining and Energy Conference and Exhibition (TMECE) is being held in Arusha from 19-20 October. At last 25 countries will be represented at the event which has been organised by Tanzania
Maputo News

New banknotes in Mozambique

Mozambique has issued new banknotes made of synthetic material better suited to humid conditions. The notes came into circulation on 1 October and contain reinforced security features compared to the...
Accra News

Mining summit in Accra

The fourth West & Central Africa Mining Summit takes place in Accra from 25-27 September. Topics up for discussion include regional mining regulations and tax information, the outlook on foreign in...
Maputo News

Maputo International fair opens in Marracuene

17 countries are participating in Maputo
Lagos News

Chinese trade mission visits Lagos

A trade mission of 38 Chinese entrepreneurs and government officials visited Free Trade Zones (FTZ) in Lagos State and Ogun State in late August with a view to establishing businesses in Nigeria. The...
Accra News

Ghana increases gold royalty charge

The government of Ghana has begun charging a five per cent royalty charge to mining companies operating in what is Africa's second-biggest producer of gold after South Africa. The recently introduced...
Dar Es Salaam News

E-government launched in Dar es Salaam

The Tanzanian government has launched an electronic programme known as e-government to train civil servants in Information Communication Technology (ICT). The announcement was made during the sixth in...
Cairo News

Saudi Arabia lends Egypt $4 billion

Saudi Arabia has agreed to lend Egypt $4 billion in emergency funding. According to Egypt
Nairobi News

Fuel prices continue to rise in Nairobi

The prices of kerosene, diesel and petrol in Kenya have risen further following a decision by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to increase the cost of petrol, diesel and kerosene by 4.21, 2.61 a...
Nairobi News

Kenya to increase minimum wage

The Kenyan government has announced that it is to raise the minimum wage and abolish taxes on kerosene, which is used by low-income families for cooking and lighting. The country
Addis Ababa News

Addis Ababa hosts Indo-African summit

The Indian government has announced that Ethiopia is to host India's second international summit with African states in May. While it is believed that India's decision to hold the Indo-African summit...
Accra News

Growing trade between Accra and Washington

Bilateral trade between the United States and Ghana grew by 48 per cent in 2010, reaching almost $1.3 billion. US investment in Ghana is currently valued at nearly $1 billion and is likely to increase...
Accra News

Ghana census figures released

The provisional results of the 2010 Population and Housing census by the Ghana Statistics Service (GSS) reveal that the country
Accra News

Ghana census results set for end of January

The provisional results of Ghana
Arusha News

Arusha's EABC holds conference on pirated goods

Business leaders and government officials from east Africa are gathering at a two day summit arranged by the Arusha-based East African Business Council (EABC) to discuss the increasing problem of illi...
Accra News

Ghana’s 2010 census gets going

Data collection in Ghana
Cape Town News

South Africa strike suspended

Trade unions in South Africa suspended their strike for higher wages and benefits on 6 September in order to have a cooling off period to examine the government

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