Boom in agrifood-technology start-ups in Africa

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  Agricultural transformation is underway in Africa and attracting more and more investors; Nigeria is no longer the continent's largest oil producer; developing and promoting the cultural sector as an economic driver. The agrifood…

Ethiopia's fuel prices rise by 20%

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Fuel prices in Ethiopia rose by about 20% on Thursday (September 29), less than three months after a previous 30-40% hike, as part of the phasing out of government subsidies for petroleum products. Faced with soaring crude oil prices…

Nigeria: I3 Supports 30 African Start-Ups With $50,000 for Innovations

Investing in Innovation (i3), a pan-African support initiative for African health supply chain start-ups, has announced its first cohort of 30 start-ups from 14 countries in Africa, as efforts to jump-start a new way of doing business and…
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Kenyan President Makes Inaugural Address at UN General Assembly

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President William Ruto made his inaugural address at the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States on Wednesday September 21, 2022. He urged the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to extend…
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Bilateral relations between Kenya and India

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The newly appointed High Commissioner of India to Kenya Her Excellency Namgya C. Khampa paid a courtesy visit to the Chamber President Mr. Richard Ngatia. The purpose of the visit was to renew and strengthen the already existing rapport…

South Africa: Inflation slightly curbed by lower fuel prices

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  South Africa's inflation rate, which hit a record high of 7.8 percent in July, edged down to 7.6 percent in August from a year earlier. This was fueled by a drop-in fuel prices, the country's statistics agency (StatsSA) said Wednesday. Against…

IGAD Launches its Regional Trade Policy 2022-2026

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  The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)  launched the IGAD Regional Trade Policy 2022-2026 in Nairobi on September 15, 2022. Representatives of IGAD Member States from Ministry of Trade and Heads of Chamber of…

PRESS RELEASE: TANZANIA TO HOST MAIDEN AfCFTA WOMEN AND YOUTH IN TRADE CONFERENCE

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)Secretariat, under the auspices of the United Republic of Tanzania, will be convening the Inaugural AfCFTA Conference on Women and Youth in Trade from 12 – 14 September 2022, in Dar es Salaam. Women…

Central African republic freezes adoption of bitcoin

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The presidency of the CAR announced the country would adopt bitcoin on April 27. The move sparked a backlash from the region’s central bank, the BEAC, which manages the Central African CFA Franc, which is used by six countries: Cameroon, Central…

Afro-Caribbean trade could increase by $1bn in five years

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As delegates approached the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF) last week, the question on most people’s minds was: Where is the opportunity between the African continent and the Carribean? By the end of the three-day…