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Law enforcement agencies meet to tackle illicit trade in tobacco products

Members of global, regional and local law enforcement, revenue and customs agencies will meet in Cape Town at the end of November to collaborate on efforts to address the scourge of illicit tobacco trade in sub-Saharan Africa, it was announced…

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Migration Dialogue: From the Horn to South Africa

IOM (International Office of Migration) Tanzania this week convened a three-day “Migration Dialogue” conference to respond to the ever-evolving and complex dynamics of migration flows from the Horn of Africa, through Kenya and Tanzania to South Africa. Twenty-four senior representatives…

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Internet access should encourage consumer spending

Increased Internet  access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five years in the South African entertainment and media industry, according to a report issued by PwC on 18th September. South Africa’s…

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Merck: e-learning solutions to help fight diabetes

Merck, the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company has started its second year of its five year project to provide European Accredited Clinical Diabetes Management course for medical and pharmacy students in African Universities by introducing E-Learning, it was announced…

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World Bank gives $5 billion for electricity

The World Bank Group today committed $5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries– Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania—which have partnered with President Obama’s Power Africa initiative. Making the announcement on…

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Reflections on the Commonwealth Games

As the Commonwealth Games 2014 comes to a close in Glasgow, we reflect on the performance of the African nations, in what has been hailed the ‘best Games ever’. Out of all the African nations, South Africa finished top at…

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The Friendly Games: Glasgow 2014, Day 4

Results from Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games Athletics From bbc.co.uk/sport Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel has won the women’s marathon with a winning time of 2:26:45, just beating compatriot Caroline Kilel. “It really was the best and I hope to…

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Kenya; plans for new port under threat

July 25th 2014 – Kenya’s ambitious plans to become the entry point for the East African market with the construction of a new port facility are under threat following a growing number of attacks  close to the site which have…

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New collaboration for agricultural development

AGRA and CTA begin new collaboration to spearhead innovations for more inclusive agricultural development NAIROBI, Kenya.   On16 July 2014, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA) signed a…

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Kenya’s gas and oil: taxation grows, reform stalls

London/Nairobi, July 8, 2014 Kenya’s oil and gas regulatory framework is proving a major obstacle to investment in the sector, and is in urgent need of a complete overhaul, say global risk and security management consultancy Edinburgh International in their…

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