Date archive forOctober, 2015
Moscow
By On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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EXCLUSIVE: Factors impeding Russia investments in Africa identified

From KESTER KENN KLOMEGAH in Moscow, Russia Russia Bureau MOSCOW, (CAJ News) – LACK of credit support and investment guarantees from the Russian government and financial institutions have been cited as More...

Kenya is making against the Ease of Doing Business indicator
By On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Kenya lauded for enabling ease of business

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE United Kingdom has hailed Kenya’s qualification as one of the leading reformers on enabling ease of doing business. Lisa Phillips, the Department for International Development in Kenya (DFID-Kenya), More...

New Air Corridor
By On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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New Air Corridor aims to boost Africa-Asia trade

from HANS KANHYE in Port Louis, Mauritius Mauritius Bureau PORT LOUIS, (CAJ News) – MAURITIUS, the Indian Ocean island, is poised to live up to its potential as a gateway for business in Africa following the More...

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By On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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MOZAMBIQUE: Vast energy resources steer Mozambique into economic powerhouse

MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – MOZAMBIQUE, reaping the fruits of successful economic reforms and subsequent high growth rate, is on the threshold of becoming a continental energy powerhouse as its multi-billion dollar projects More...

Mobile-banking
By On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Another milestone in Kenya banking, mobile sectors

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – CHASE Bank has partnered with Safaricom for a service that will aggregate the entire bank’s services and make them accessible through mobile phones. Said to be the first of its kind in More...

Logone River 1
By On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Bridge to enhance trade, end deaths between Cameroon and Chad

YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – A SHARP rise in drowning incidents at the Logone River, separating Cameroon and Chad, has prompted the two governments to intensify plans to construct a bridge over a river seen as More...

MTN Group President and CEO, Mr Sifiso Dabengwa, photo by Gift Ndolwane of CAJ News Africa
By On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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MTN Nigeria: Shareholders must exercise caution

MTN Group President and CEO, Mr Sifiso Dabengwa, photo by Gift Ndolwane / CAJ News Africa JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE MTN Group reported its Chief Executive Officer, Sifiso Dabengwa, was now part of negotiations More...

women farmers
By On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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AfDB launches support for Nigerian women farmers

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged its commitment to empowering women involved in the agricultural sector in Nigeria. This follows the office of the Special Envoy on Gender (SEOG) More...

sub sahara map
By On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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Canadian finance agency expands to Africa

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AEXPORT Development Canada (EDC), that country’s official trade finance agency, has opened an office in South Africa as a commitment to facilitating business in sub-Saharan Africa. The More...

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By On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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EXCLUSIVE: Record fine leaves SA’s MTN in a quandary in Nigeria

from AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Lagos and SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MTN, the continent’s largest network operator by market share, finds itself in a lurch in its biggest market after More...