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“Only 10 African countries unstable,” says Museveni

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The speaker of Ugandan Parliament Rt. Hon. Speaker Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has been honored for her role in Africa. “Rebecca Kadaga has been honored with an award at the London Political Summit 2018, to recognize the great work she has done as a Speaker in Africa,” a statement released by Parliament reads on Saturday. The …

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WASHINGTON D.C – Many people around the world are familiar with Aliko Dangote, a Nigerian who is often described as Africa’s richest man. But Isabel dos Santos, 45, an Angolan businesswoman, is Africa’s richest woman and the eldest child of Angola’s former President José Eduardo dos Santos, who was in power from 1979 to 2017. …

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Speaking during “One to One Conversation” at the on-going 5th annual Financial Times African Summit, the Nigerian entrepreneur said the key to Africa’s economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market LONDON – Foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has in London called for conscious efforts at deepening African regional market by African …

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Africa-to-Africa Investment Report: A first look, finds that more African companies are investing in Africa ABIDJAN – Opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles, according to a report by leading African companies covered in the African Development Bank’s new Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report, the first ever report on inter-African trade published by the Bank. …

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This will be an opportunity to consider the most effective measures to help close the Adaptation Gap in Africa, which experts estimate to be between USD 7 billion and 15 billion per year by 2020, increasing thereafter LIBREVILLE – The first Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) Partners Roundtable Meeting will take place on Monday 24 September …

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The top 10 nominees reflect Pan African flavor of Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) with representation from north, west, east, central and southern Africa, including Madagascar. ZURICH – IPA 2018 keenly contested with 3 000+ applicants from over 52 countries; This year’s innovations address critical challenges in ICT, agri-business, public health and the environment/ energy …

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After sacking former aides for failing to steer country’s economic growth, Sudan’s ruling party on Thursday unveiled a new 21-member cabinet. President Omar al-Bashir’s Sudan has been struggling with a severe foreign exchange shortage and inflation above 65 per cent for a number of months, prompting the president on Sunday to sack his 31-member cabinet …

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They also cover non-sovereign guaranteed financing of eligible public sector enterprises, as well as financing of regional development finance institutions. The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the Bank’s Policy on Non-sovereign Operations (NSO). The document provides the framework within which the Bank through its private sector lending window may …

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BEIJING – President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Beijing, China, to attend the China-Africa Forum for Cooperation (FOCAC) 2018 Summit bringing together all African nations and China. The Summit, among many reasons is aimed at boosting the continent’s development. Besides taking part in the Summit, President Kenyatta is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with his …

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Intimating Dutch officials and industry captains on attractive investment opportunities in Africa, Adesina underscores the fact that Africa can feed itself in 10 years and the rest of humanity thereafter if Africa gets the needed investment to unlock its agri-business potential. THE HAGUE – The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has taken …

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