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Ukabona ukora mu kigo runaka wenda murategura igikorwa runaka cg muragiteganya nyamara abafatanyabikorwa banyu cyangwa Abanyarwanda ntibabizi nyamara wifuza kubibagezaho. Ikibabaje hari benshi birengagiza Akamaro k'Ibinyamakuru mukubatambukiriza Itangazo rigenewe Abanyamakuru rimenyesha ibyakozwe cyangwa ibiteganya gukorwa kugira ngo nabo barigeze kuri rubanda. Hari n'abahura n'Ikibazo cyo kubura amafaranga bishyura ngo itangazo ritambuke ngo barahendwa. Ngamije kukubwira ko udakwiye kongera guhangayika...

AfDB, ECOWAS, sign agreement for study on Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway

The proposed Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway, a six-lane (3-lane dual) motorway, will connect the countries via Ghana (Accra), Togo (Lomé) and Benin (Cotonou)ABUJA, Nigeria, February 5, 2019/ -- The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000 kilometre highway linking Cote...

Angela Merkel calls for more private investments in Africa

On October 30, German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed twelve African leaders in Berlin to take part in the “Compact with Africa” summit. An initiative to tackle unemployment in Africa as well as mass migration. Pledging for more private investments in Africa After announcing that she would retire from politics in 2021, Angela Merkel hosted a summit of African leaders to...

Atlas Mara Chairman Steps Down

Bob Diamond is stepping down as chairman of Atlas Mara as the pan-African banking business he helped to create also said it was reviewing the future of all of its operations. The former Barclays chief executive will stay on at Atlas Mara as a non-executive director while the group, whose shares...

Alibaba founder Jack Ma set to visit Rwanda

Chinese business magnate and investor Jack Ma is scheduled to visit Rwanda on 31 October, to meet with local investors to explore opportunities available in various sectors, an authoritative source revealed Tuesday in Kigali. Among the key sectors of investment Ma is set to focus is tourism, electronic payment and education between Rwanda and China, a statement issued by the...

At least 40 Women in Gahanga to get Jobs in Plastic Recycling

At least 40 Women grouped in Duterimbere Cooperative, based in Gahanga Sector of Kicukiro District, are soon to get employed in plastic recycling business as well as trained on various income generating activities. This was announced by AGROPLAST LTD following the relocation of its activities from former Gikondo Industrial Zone to the newly industrialized zone which is located in Nunga...

Access to information in MFIs, headache to Journalists

A Study conducted by TOPAFRICANEWS has shown that most of the news articles published in media about services, performances of the banking Sector especially Microfinance institutions (MFIs) are coverage of meetings or Press releases announcing an annual profits or New Services as part of marketing strategies. However media are criticized for not reporting investigative stories about financial sector despite public...

Now South Sudan eyes increased oil production

Following the recent peace agreement between the government and Riek Machar-led rebels, South Sudan hopes to restore oil production to 350,000 barrels a day as was the case before fighting erupted in December 2013. Oil is the major export revenue in South Sudan fell between 130,000 to 150,000 barrels after the country was plunged into bloody chaos in December 2013. "The...

AU Statement on the 2nd Africa-Turkey Economic and Business Forum

This year, the Africa- Turkey Second Economic and Business Forum will be jointly organized by the African Union Commission (AUC), the Turkish Ministry of Commerce and DEiK under the motto of “Building a Sustainable Future Together through investments and joint ventures” on 10-11 October 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Forum will be addressing the following four sub-themes: Infrastructure, Construction,...

Rwanda hosts African Aviation week

Under the patronage of the Government of the Republic of Rwanda and in partnership with RwandAir, a dedicated African Aviation Week championing best practices, market liberalisation and world-class safety standards across the continent will take place in Kigali from 10-14 September 2018. The initiative is being promoted by Ground Handling International, the AviAssist Foundation and the AviaDev Africa Forum. The event...

Equatorial Guinea to host AfDB’s 2019 Annual Meetings in Malabo

The Bank’s Annual Meetings represent a unique opportunity to discuss challenges and ways to advance the continent’s regional integration agendaABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, March 4, 2019/ -- Equatorial Guinea will host the African Development Bank’s next Annual Meetings in June 2019, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two parties. The Annual Meetings...

AEC2018: Moving the Africa Free Trade Area agreement ahead with quick win solutions

The African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) area aims to create a single continental market for goods and services, with free movement of business persons and investments KIGALI, Rwanda, December 5, 2018/ -- A total of 44 African nations signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade agreement earlier this year, with only 12 out of the required 22 countries ratifying the...

Ethiopia to Privatize Part of Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopia will sell off parts of its major state-owned industries including Ethiopian Airlines and the country’s lone telecom company, the ruling party announced on Tuesday. While the government will continue to hold the largest stake in these companies, “the rest of the shares will be offered to domestic and foreign investors,” the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) said in...

Marriott International continues expansion across Africa with three new deal

Anticipated new hotels will mark debut in Liberia while strengthening presence in Morocco and GhanaMARRAKESH, Morocco, February 8, 2019/ -- From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment to expanding its presence across the continent. The...

Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa Ltd as Digital payment partner

The customers of Ecobank, the Pan-African Banking Group in 33 African countries, can now transact with over 170 million mobile wallets across the continentLOME, Togo, December 12, 2018/ -- Ecobank, The Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS Africa  as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The...

Egypt Wants More Trade Ties Within African Union

As his country takes up the rotating leadership of the African Union, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has prioritised trade rather than political integration in his keynote speech. "It will be a different story now", one senior Arab diplomat said approvingly after Sisi's speech. But representatives of sub-Saharan countries seemed less...

Important Tasks for Entrepreneurs to Complete Before the End of the Year

Jessica Thiefels As 2019 lurks around the corner, entrepreneurs everywhere are scrambling to address tasks that have been on the back burner for longer than we’d like to admit. From website updates and filing restructures to customer outreach and expense tracking, many tasks are often sidelined in the...

German-African Energy deals in Hamburg to better collaboration between the private sector and governments

The African energy industry will be in Hamburg on March 27th-28th, 2019 for this dialogue organized by the Afrika-Verein der deutschen WirtschaftJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 4, 2019/ -- The 13th German-African Energy Forum is going to set the stage for German and Africa businesses as well as public enterprises to expand our economic ties, do deals,...

Kenya: President Kagame Jets in for Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda is in Kenya where along with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni as well as a Special Envoy of President Salva Kiir of South Sudan will today be hosted by their Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta in the 14th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) aimed at speeding up development of infrastructure in the East...

Djibouti port eyes Rwanda and Burundi, to resume services to South Sudan

Djibouti will resume providing port services to South Sudan following the restoration of peace in the latter, official said. The chief executive of Djibouti's Duraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP), Mr Wahib Daher Aden, said they would also provide services to Burundi and Rwanda. “Just before the war in South Sudan broke, we were serving the country. Unfortunately, the war broke and we...

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Somalia recalls its Geneva envoy over abstaining from vote

MOGADISHU (Halbeeg News)-Somali ambassador to Switzerland, Faduma Abdullahi Mohamed was Saturday summoned by the country’s Foreign ministry over abstaining from UN Human...