Ethiopia issued Investment Licenses for Projects worth more than $2 Billion in 2014

by Tesfa Mogese Ethiopian Investment Commission announced that it issued investment licenses for both domestic and foreign projects collectively registered to the value of more...

Egypt provides Unemployed Youth with 1000 Taxis through Facilitated Loans

Egypt opened the doors to request a taxi through facilitated loans for unemployed youth in nine governorates outside the capital, state-run Social Fund for...

Rwanda’s $34.5 million Skills Development Programme registers Success

Over 8,500 people have so far benefited from a national skills development programme, with 50 per cent of them getting employment within six months...

Rwandan Government gives Free Houses to 138 Families

Rwanda's Rwamagana District has completed construction of 68 houses for needy families in Urugwiro village in Kitazigurwa cell. The houses, worth Rwf510 million, were given...

Nine reasons why doing business in Rwanda is a smart strategy

by Harnet Bokrezion Many decisions for market entry in Africa are made on the basis of market size. Some decision-makers will consider market maturity, level...

Kenya first Country to Launch ‘Novartis Access’, expanding Affordable Treatment options against Chronic Diseases

-       Novartis Access is a first-of-its-kind portfolio of products aimed at increasing access to medicines against cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory illnesses and breast cancer...

Viettel Expands in Africa with a Vision to Provide Every Tanzanian with a Mobile...

Viettel today announced the launch of mobile and internet services in Tanzania, under the brand name of Halotel Viettel today announced the launch of mobile and...

Ethiopia to Host 2016 World Coffee Conference

Ethiopia will host the first World Coffee Conference in Africa, according to the Ministry of Trade. Assefa Mulugeta, Export Trade Promotion Director at the Ministry,...

Mobile Telecoms Industry contributes $100 billion to Sub-Saharan Africa’s Economy

The mobile telecommunications industry in Sub-Saharan Africa has contributed $102 billion to the region’s economy in 2014, according to a new study by Global System...

Zambian Government Launches E-Voucher System for Farmers

The Zambian government has launched the long awaited electronic voucher system under the Farmers Input Supply programme. The system, which allows small scale farmers to access...