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Kenya eyes marine resources to boost economy

By Samuel Ouma President Uhuru KenyattaKenya, Somalia, Uganda, Zanzibar,...
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Cameroon: Road Construction – Government Strategizes On Cost Reduction

The Minister of Public Works during the Cabinet meeting on May 23, 2019 presented the road infrastructure situation in Cameroon and strategies to reduce...
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Expansion of Self-Employment and Greater Informality Threaten the Labor Situation in Latin America and...

The expansion of self-employment (own-account work), the emergence of new forms of work intermediated by digital platforms and, in various countries, the greater informality...
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South Africa: Update – Suspension of Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual Limited

press release The Board of Old Mutual (“Board”) has decided to...
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South Africa: Disputed Diamonds – Presidency Slapped With Hefty R29.9bn Claim Over Lesotho Diamonds

By Kyle Cowan and Azarrah KarrimA diamond mining company has filed a R29.9bn claim against President Cyril Ramaphosa and his government as a near...
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Database creation and development of web applications for data processing and dissemination with Redatam...

This course is part of the technical assistance and teaching activities that CELADE-Population Division of ECLAC provides to national and international institutions of the...

Troubled Kenya Airways boss to quit before end of three-year contract

By BRIAN NGUGIMore by this Author Kenya Airways chief executive Sebastian Mikosz has announced he will quit from the helm of the airline in December...
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Mozambique: Reconstruction Conference to Cost 12 Million Meticais

Maputo — Mozambique's Post-Cyclone Reconstruction Office expects to spend about 12 million meticais (about 190,000 US dollars) in organising the international donors' conference that...
Huawei headquarters

Huawei loses access to Google services after the US declares it a threat

Huawei headquarters from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, KenyaNAIROBI, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI reached the highest level of its global market share in the first quarter...

New Oil Players Embrace President João Lourenço’s Investment Drive with Angola Oil & Gas...

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 13, 2019/ — Under President João Lourenço, the Angolan oil and gas sector has grown from strength to strength and...
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Authorities from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea visited ECLAC...

A delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea visited the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)...

Airbnb and New York City Reach a Truce on Home-Sharing Data

For much of the past decade, Airbnb and New York City have been embroiled in a high-profile feud. Airbnb wants legitimacy in its biggest...
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Nigeria: Reps Ask CBN to Sanction 16 Banks for Not Remitting N1.6bn Stamp Duty...

The House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to sanction 16 commercial banks for under-remitting stamp duty revenue to the...
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Zimbabwe: Govt to Improve Agric Colleges – Minister

By Natasha Kokai and Geraldine ZaranyikaGovernment is set to formally incorporate agricultural colleges into the modern tertiary education system as human skills are fundamental...
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Caribbean Governments Focus on Repositioning Countries Towards Achieving Sustainable Development | Press Release

Ministers and senior government officials from across the Caribbean have called for repositioning vulnerable, indebted Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) on the path...
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Zandre Campos Discusses Investment Opportunities in Angola’s Tourism Industry

Serra da Leba, a mountain range in Angola featuring the impressive Leba mountain road and its hairpin bends, near Lubango. Photo Credit: JbdodaneBy...
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Ghana: Participants in 2019 Agritech Challenge Presents New Ideas

Young entrepreneurs competing in the 2019 AgriTech Challenge present their new business ideas to expert judges for the first time. After five months of nurturing...
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ECA signs $28 million contract with supplier to commence Africa Hall renovations

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 10, 2019 (ECA) – The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday signed a contract with three companies for the...
How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science – unless we act fast

How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science – unless...

Source: Abbey Stemler, Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Indiana University / The Conversation Uber’s business model is incredibly...
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South Africa: How to Go From a Price Tag of R9.7 Million to R700...

analysis By Jessica BezuidenhoutBusiness Expansion Structured Products, a Gupta-linked company which had then barely traded, inflated the price of relocating a yet-to-be-built locomotive manufacturing plant...
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ECLAC Will Present to Mexico a Proposal for the El Salvador-Guatemala-Honduras-Mexico Comprehensive Development Program...

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will present to Mexico a proposal for the El Salvador-Guatemala-Honduras-Mexico Comprehensive Development Program, at...
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Kenya Offers Five Office Buildings in Bid to Host AfCFTA Secretariat

By Jeremiah WakayaNairobi — Kenya has formally presented its bid to host the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Secretariat in Nairobi. Foreign Affairs Principal...
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Experts Develop Draft Guidelines on Land, Ethnicity and Conflict in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, 17 May 2019 - Experts from all regions of Africa have met from 6-11, May 2019 and developed guidelines to prevent and address...
As Airbnb grows, this is exactly how much it's bringing down hotel prices and occupancy

As Airbnb grows, this is exactly how much it’s bringing down hotel prices and...

Source: Tarik Dogru, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management, Florida State University / The Conversation Airbnb has grown exponentially since...

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