Higher food prices push up Tanzania inflation:
News Sunday, Apr 12, 2015
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – The Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) last week said the increase of staple food prices especially rice and beans which are consumed by the majority of Tanzanians, has caused a slight increase of annual headline infl
Rwanda given favourable mark:
News Sunday, Apr 12, 2015
KIGALI, Rwanda - A recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission was here to review Rwanda’s fiscal policy and expressed satisfaction with the country’s performance.
Uganda lending rates climb higher:
News Sunday, Apr 12, 2015
KAMPALA, Uganda - The Governor, Bank of Uganda, Emmanuel Mutebile last week tightened monetary policy by raising the Central bank Rate by 1 percentage point to 12% in a move he said will forestall a rise in core inflation over the medium term.
EAC coop law nears signing:
EAC Sunday, Apr 12, 2015
NAIROBI, Kenya – A proposed regional law that will help unlock agricultural productivity is waiting for the signatures of the five Heads of State.
Japan to fund Tanzania SMEs:
News Sunday, Apr 12, 2015
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has joined the Ministry of Trade to start a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Credit Guarantee Scheme which is worth about $555,000 (Tsh1billion).
Central bankers told to become bolder:
News Sunday, Apr 12, 2015
ADDIS ABABA - “What is needed to make the most of central banks’ potential in financing Africa’s development in the post-2015 era writes PAUL TENTENA