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Tanzania expedites work and residence permits processing

Tanzania expedites work and residence permits processing

Better days are in the offing for foreign investors and experts, thanks to the government of Tanzania for reducing its longstanding bureaucracy in processing both work and residence permits. This follows
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Kenya finalizes plans to have 2.5million international tourists flock into Mombasa

Kenya finalizes plans to have 2.5million international tourists flock into Mombasa

Kenya’s Ministry of Tourism and industry partners have  said that preparations for the 79th International Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals (SKAL) Congress to be held in the port city
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Tanzania to build  2100MW hydropower project in Selous Game Reserve

Tanzania to build  2100MW hydropower project in Selous Game Reserve

Tanzania has unveiled its plan to build a mega-hydropower plant inside Selous Game Reserve – one of the largest conserved wildlife parks in Africa. The government is now implementing the construction
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Kigali to host African Master’s in Machine Intelligence course

Kigali to host African Master’s in Machine Intelligence course

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has announced the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) in partnership with Facebook and Google. The master’s will begin
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"In this year's version only 10 of the 15 African markets have improved, which has been led by Nigeria and Kenya."  -  Jeremy Kelly, JLL Kenya leads in most improved African markets on the continent July 31, 2018 11:19 am - “In this year’s version only 10 of the 15 African markets have improved, which has been led by Nigeria and […]
Ngorongoro Conservation remits $26m dividends to Tanzanian government Ngorongoro Conservation remits $26m dividends to Tanzanian government July 25, 2018 12:28 pm - Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority and Tanzania National Parks  have remitted dividends to the government of Tanzania, signaling a positive trend […]
The project aims at providing environmental-friendly lighting devices to African Children to improve their reading time and help electricity deprived population in Africa. Hanergy kick-starts, ‘Lighting Africa’ project in Tanzania July 24, 2018 4:08 pm - Hanergy Thin-Film Power Group, a pioneering multinational clean energy company, launched the “Lighting Africa” project at its first stop Tanzania […]
Indian Prime Minister Modi arrives in Uganda Indian Prime Minister Modi arrives in Uganda July 24, 2018 3:40 pm - The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has arrived at Entebbe International Airport on a two day state visit where […]
Rwanda to host AFRICA CEO FORUM for 2019 Rwanda to host AFRICA Chief Executives Forum for 2019 July 24, 2018 1:04 pm - After a record attendance for the 2018 edition, including the presidents of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Zimbabwe, the continent’s major […]
Bazivamo urges EAC Member States to review laws Bazivamo urges EAC Member States to review domestic laws July 20, 2018 11:56 am - Christophe Bazivamo, the Deputy Secretary General of East African Community in Charge of Production and Social Sector has advised Member […]
Uganda still International Criminal Court member Uganda still International Criminal Court member July 19, 2018 1:01 pm - Uganda still International Criminal Court member The Speaker of Uganda Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has reaffirmed government’s commitment to the Rome […]
Why Uganda can't attain middle income status by 2020 Why Uganda can’t attain middle income status by 2020 July 19, 2018 12:13 pm - Why Uganda can’t attain middle income status by 2020 Despite the government of Uganda’s efforts towards consolidating growth and social […]
COMESA members urged to adopt full digital technologies COMESA members urged to adopt full digital technologies July 17, 2018 4:27 pm - COMESA members urged to adopt full digital technologies All member States of COMESA have been urged to adopt full digital […]
AfCFTA to yield substantial benefits to African trade  AfCFTA to yield substantial benefits to African trade July 17, 2018 11:40 am - AfCFTA to yield substantial benefits to African trade  Most African economies will grow by 4.1 per cent in 2018, according […]
Artificial Intelligence The intelligent enterprise and the COO of the future July 11, 2018 1:35 pm - The intelligent enterprise and the COO of the future Recent advances in computational capabilities and the evolution of exponential technologies […]
Intra-COMESA exports hit $9.6b July 11, 2018 11:07 am - BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- The Acting Minister of Commerce and Industry of Zambia Matthew Nkhuwa has noted that since […]
Report says East Africa is the fastest growing region in Africa July 4, 2018 1:43 pm - BY SAMUEL NABWIISO KAMPALA, UGANDA- A new report from  the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) indicates that […]
Burundi signs African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement Burundi signs African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement July 3, 2018 12:38 pm - Burundi signs African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement Burundi was among the latest African countries that signed the African Continental […]
Rwanda and Ethiopia: Countries to watch in terms of development June 29, 2018 11:54 am - BY EABW REPORTER ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast,- Global and African financial heads identified country risk as the biggest challenge to their […]
Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained economic growth June 22, 2018 1:42 pm - BY EABW REPORTER LONDON, United Kingdom, — Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team […]
Date for appointment of new COMESA Secretary General set June 22, 2018 12:31 pm - BY EABW REPORTER Lusaka, ZAMBIA: The timetable of the 20th COMESA Heads of State and Governments’ Summit and other Policy […]
Serengeti National Park tops Africa’s great Safari Parks June 13, 2018 11:13 am - BY EABW REPORTER SafariBookings.com, an online marketplace for African safari travel, has published a definitive ranking of the 10 best […]
EAC slashes 2018/19 budget by $10m June 6, 2018 11:57 am - BY SAMUEL NABWIISO ARUSHA, TANZANIA- The East African Community member states have presented for consideration budget estimates for the Financial […]
Korea to share technology with Africa May 31, 2018 3:55 pm - BY EABW REPORTER BUSAN, Republic of Korea – Korean President Moon Jae-in has committed to sharing Korea’s technological and industrial […]