Sunday, 17 January 2021
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Maputo News

Fishing gets new funds in Mozambique

Mozambique is to receive a $21.1 million loan from the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to support its artisanal fishing industry. The purpose of the loan is to pe...
Dar Es Salaam News

Sugar seminar in Dar es Salaam

Organised by the European Union, the EU-Africa Regional Sugar Seminar takes place on 8-10 March at the Sea Cliff Hotel in Dar es Salaam. The seminar provides an opportunity for African stakeholders an...
Dar Es Salaam News

Sugar seminar in Dar es Salaam

Organised by the European Union, the EU-Africa Regional Sugar Seminar takes place on 8-10 March at the Sea Cliff Hotel in Dar es Salaam. The seminar provides an opportunity for African stakeholders an...
Arusha News

Arusha conference examines agricultural data

The East African Community (EAC) and the United Nation
Arusha News

Arusha’s Food for Education programme

The World Food Program (WFP) is co-ordinating the Food for Education initiative which is helping up to 200,000 school children in six districts of Arusha and Manyara in northern Tanzania. Pupils i...
Maputo News

Maputo government backs down on price rises

In the wake of recent violent protests in which 13 people died, Mozambique's government has pledged to reverse the 20 per cent increase on the price of water and bread. In addition the cost of a 25 kg...
Addis Ababa News

Quality Ethiopian coffee

The Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX), the only regulated commodities market in the country, has adopted the Q Coffee Quality Certification System to grade specialty coffee consignments for export as...
Dar Es Salaam News

Tanzania to produce Overmeer wine

Tanzania is to consolidate its position as the second largest wine producer in Africa after South Africa by making the semi-sweet and fruity white wine Overmeer from locally grown grapes, the East Afr...
Addis Ababa News

Egypt to lease Ethiopia farmland

The Ethiopian government has agreed to lease 20,000 hectares of land in the northern Afar region to Egypt for commercial farming purposes, the English-language business weekly newspaper Capital Ethiop...
Arusha News

Tanzanian farmers to get help from FAO

Farmers in Tanzania are to benefit from a project of the United Nations
Nairobi News

Negative growth for Kenya’s flower industry

Flower farming in Kenya is going through a rocky patch due to a combination of shrinking export markets particularly in Europe as a result of the global recession and ongoing drought. In the 12 mo...
Maputo News

Italian restaurant opens in Maputo

A restaurant serving Italian food has opened at the four-star Hotel Cardoso in Maputo. Fiamma (meaning
Arusha News

Nane Nane agricultural show in Arusha.

Preparations are underway for the annual Nane Nane (meaning
Nairobi News

Lunch deliveries in Nairobi.

Workers in Hurlingham, Kilimani, Upperhill, Ngong Road and the surrounding areas can make use of a new lunchtime delivery service launched by Sucaar Foods restaurant in the Life Ministry Center off Ja...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopian Commodity Exchange launches sesame trading.

The Ethiopian Commodity Exchange has begun trading in sesame in the latest move to expand its operations in the country. On 4 May, the first day of trading, the regulated commodities market traded 1,...
Accra News

Ghana cocoa farmers go Fairtrade.

Cocoa farmers in Ghana are to get a boost later this year when leading UK-based chocolate manufacturer Cadbury starts selling its popular Dairy Milk bar and drinking chocolate product under the Fairtr...
Arusha News

Arusha horticulture hit by global downturn.

Flower farmers in northern Tanzania are suffering as a result of the global recession, Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) has said. Prices of cut flowers in the main export markets (mostly Euro...
Maputo News

Mozambique receives Japanese rice aid.

Mozambique is one of several African countries to benefit from a loan of $US4.2 billion from the Japanese government for the production of rice and other development initiatives. The other countries a...
Accra News

Bee-keeping workshop in Ghana.

Ghanaian bee-keepers and representatives of the business community and non-governmental organisations in Ghana, Togo, South Africa and Uganda are to take part in a workshop on beekeeping in the capita...
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