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CBK headquarters in Nairobi: East African Community member states have launched a common payments platform.

EAC traders poised for inter-border cash exchange

(Hps) East Africa has taken a bold step towards a sole financial market with the launch of a platform that will allow traders to receive payments

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US must see us as partner, not beggar

Economy & Politics | 22 Aug 2014

The US-Africa Leaders Summit reflected the progress we have made towards establishing Africa as an attractive destination for investment on the world stage and that was certainly encouraging. But it a

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AFRICAN BANK’S FAILURE PUTS SA’S SOVEREIGN RATING AT RISK

Banking & Finance | August 22, 2014

SOUTH Africa’s sovereign rating risks becoming another casualty of African Bank Investment Limited’s (Abil) failure, which has resulted in a downgrade for lenders, investor losses and cancelled bo

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Bridge, Power Project Launched in Morogoro
 
Tanzania: Sh56 Billion Bridge, Power Project Launched in Morogoro

Infrastructure | August 22, 2014

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete kicked off his seven-day official tour of Morogoro Region on Wednesday by laying the foundation stone for the construction of the much-hyped 56bn/- Kilombero Bridge project as

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Opinion

images 3 Achieving Economic Growth
By Jim Yong Kim - World Bank Group President

At the World Bank Group, we've set goals to  end extreme poverty by 2030 and to boost shared prosperity for the bottom 40 percent in every developing country.  These goals will drive our work going forward. But three major challenges that will determine + Commentary

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images (1) America can do more for Africa
By Barack Obama, First and current black president of the United States of America

Wealthy nations must open our doors to goods and services from Africa in a meaningful manner. And where there is good governance, we can broaden prosperity through public-private partnerships that invest in better roads and electricity; capacity-building + Commentary

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BILL GATE “The way we measure growth in developing economies is not accurate enough”
By William Henry "Bill" Gates III American business magnate, Founder - Microsoft Corporation.

Yet it is clear to me that we need to devote greater resources to getting basic GDP numbers right. As Jerven argues, national statistics offices across Africa need more support so that they can obtain and report timelier and more accurate data. Donor gove + Commentary

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IMAGE HPS OPINION CROPE PPP Funds for Infrastructure project in emerging markets
By Prosper H. Sugewe - Senior Economic & Financial Advisor HPS International Consulting London

African Governments should set up PPP Infrastructure funds to improve the delivery of public infrastructure and provide better value, timeliness and accountability by increasing the effective use of PPP project. The funds will work with provincial, territ + Commentary

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Aliko Dangote There are a lot of investment opportunities in Africa
By Aliko Dangote President and CEO of the Dangote group, 2013 worlds richest black

Discerning investors know this and are trooping in to have a piece of the pie. The only thing keeping others back is the issue of the negative perception that some people have about the continent. But things are changing fast. Africa is one of the fastest + Commentary
 
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