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Cancer: Africa taking the bull by the horn

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By Henry Opondo Roman Tesfaye, First Lady, Ethiopia when she got elected Chairperson of Forum of African First Ladies Against CancerReports from the many African representatives at the ongoing World Cancer Congress in Paris show a continent just waki [Read story...]

Africa Week In Review

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It’s been quite a week on the continent. We start in Uganda where Kiira motors released Kayoola, a prototype electric bus. It is fully solar powered and as communique from Kiira says, the first in Africa. You can learn more about it here http:/ [Read story...]

Africa Finance Corporation Expands Into East Africa

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Rwanda and Uganda brings AFC’s membership to 13 Andrew Alli, CEO of AFC Rwanda and Uganda are the first East African countries to become members of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading development finance institution for infrastructure proje [Read story...]

Mukono Farmers tipped on high demand for ginger

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The demand for ginger and its good prices has attracted farmers in Mukono to venture into its cultivation as one way to boost their incomes. Over 100 farmers on Sunday gathered at Nsanja-Katosi in Mukono district and formed an association, Mukono Gi [Read story...]

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint

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As part of a multi-million dollar (US) investment in its satellite business, Liquid Telecom is the first operator to build a satellite hub at Teraco’s vendor-neutral earth station in South Africa. Liquid Telecom is the first operator to build a [Read story...]

EAC banks adopt regional payment system

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The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) announced that the East African Payment System (EAPS) has started operating and will enhance cross border payments and boost trade within the region. Governor of the Central Bank, Prof Benno Ndulu The BoT governor, Prof Be [Read story...]