Uganda lifts mineral exports ban:
Resources Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
KAMPALA, Uganda - President Yoweri Museveni has lifted the ban on the mineral ore exports from Uganda.
Cement plant opens in Rwanda:
News Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
KIGALI, Rwanda - A new CIMERWA plant (the only cement producer in Rwanda) was last week unveiled with expectations to increase cement production from the current production capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year to 600,000 tonnes/yr.
Mombasa handles its largest container vessel:
Travel Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
MOMBASA, Kenya - Kenya’s port of Mombasa last week handled the Maersk-operated, MV Clemens Schulte, the first time a container vessel with almost 6000 TEU capacity is calling on the East African coastline.
Germany grants EAC 70 million euro:
EAC Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The Federal Republic of Germany has given a grant of 70 million euro for development cooperation within the East African Community (EAC). This happened in Dar es Salaam last week.
Top Tanzania law firm acquires rivals:
News Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Yakubu & Associates Chamber last week announced that they have acquired MJ Diamond Advocates.
Asian demand puts Tanzanian elephants at risk:
Travel Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – WWF, whose main mission is to stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, said in Dar es Salaam last week the increase in elephant poaching in Tanzania is linked to the an increase of ivory prices and illegal ma