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Mastercard launches Mobile Marketplace to Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Mastercard today launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. 2KUZE, which in Swahili means "Let's...

South Africa to seek for Investment, Development Partners in WEF

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland on 17-20 January 2017. South Africa...

Angola: ENDIAMA Exceeds Diamonds Production Target

The National Diamond Company (ENDIAMA) produced 9.21 million carats of diamond in 2016, exceeding the target set by the Ministry of Planning and Territorial...

Angolan Youth Entrepreneurs Welcome government credit line “Projovem”

The regulation of the credit line for the support of Young entrepreneurs (Projovem), approved on Thursday 12 January in Luanda by the Angolan government,...

Ethiopia: TMDA to launch electronic coffee trading in three towns

Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Marketing Development Authority is set to start electronic coffee trading in three towns as of the end of this Ethiopian...

Ethiopia: Nation Expects $940 Million From Coffee Export

Ethiopia has set a goal of securing 940 million USD exporting 241,000 tonnes of coffee this year. In a recent briefing, Ethiopian Coffee and Tea...

Africa/France Summit: AfDB President urges action to finance Africa’s economic transformation

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, has called for improved access to financing to accelerate the transformation of African economies. Speaking before...

Africa Resilience Forum – AfDB President Lays Out Blueprint for Dealing with Fragility

African countries will need innovative partnerships and a mix of small-scale and big transformational projects to build resilience and overcome fragility, African Development Bank...

Kenya Welcomes First batch of Freight Locomotives

The first batch of freight locomotives for Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has arrived in the country, the government has announced. It was received by...

ENGIE Agrees to Accelerate Renewable Energies development for Senegal

ENGIE announced the signing of a partnership with ANER, the National Renewable Energies Agency in Senegal, to accelerate the development of renewable energies in...