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Milk in Rwanda sees hike:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
KIGALI, Rwanda--Milk production in Rwanda has increased by 11% in the past two years.
By: Agnes Bateta
World Bank marks 50 years in Uganda:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
KAMPALA,Uganda --During the past 50 years, loans and grants given to Uganda by the World Bank Group have helped transform and steadily pull it out of poverty Uganda’s Finance Minister has said.
By: Paul Tentena
Uganda owes Tanzania $8m from war:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM -- Tanzania is still demanding for some $8,824,964.56 from Uganda as part of compensation from the 1978/79 Kagera war which Idi Amin instigated.
By: Patrick Kisembo
Rwanda sees gains in single currency :
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
KIGALI, Rwanda--The recent signing of the East African Monetary Union Protocol can form a basis for improved economic growth and macroeconomic stability in Rwanda.
By: Agnes Bateta
EU pays for fish campaign in Uganda:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
KAMPALA, Uganda---The ‘Clean Fish, Better Life’ campaign, a multimedia awareness drive is being launched today in Kampala with partial funding from the European Union.
By: Paul Tentena
Burundi consults with partners:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
BUJUMBURA, Burundi--The Political Forum of the Partners’ Coordination Group recently met to evaluate the first year of the implementation of the Strategic Framework for Growth and Poverty Reduction, second generation (PRSP II).
By: Claudine Nizigiyimana
Hilton in Kampala still on schedule:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
KAMPALA, Uganda--Hilton Hotels & Resorts, formerly Hilton Hotels, an international chain of full service hotels and resorts, has denied reports that they have pulled out of their partnership with Aya Group to set up Hilton Hotel Kampala.
By: Paul Tentena
Tanzania collects $43m in taxes from mining operations:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania--The government has collected Tsh70billion (about $43 million) from mining companies in tax royalties between May and November this year.
By: Kenan Kalagho
Rwanda hopes to get $157m from coffee:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
KIGALI, Rwanda--The government is gearing up towards making $157 million by 2017 from coffee exports by first advising farmers, processors and exporters to form an umbrella body.
By: Agnes Bateta
90 youth go for YouthConnekt Award:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
KIGALI, RWANDA - Ninety young attended a boot camp organised to motivate and support business models. The event was organized by DOT Rwanda in conjunction with Technoserve.
By: Agnes Bateta
Tanzania to host youth forum on biodiversity:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
Arusha, TANZANIA- Tanzania and Saudi Arabia governments will jointly host a youth forum on Biodiversity Conservation, which is scheduled for January, next year.
By: Elisha Mayallah
Tanzania needs $600m for climate change:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA-Tanzania receives only $20 million (Tsh32bln) yearly from the Global Climate Fund (GCF) out of the total budget of $600million (Tsh290 bln) needed to fight against climate change effects.
By: Kenan Kalagho
Tanzania to study consumer banking report:
News Monday, Dec 16, 2013
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania---The World Bank last week presented at a Bank of Tanzania Dissemination Workshop the findings of the Diagnostic Review for Increasing Consumer Awareness and Protection and Financial Services in Tanzania conducted in January 2013.
By: John Sambo
PTA Bank ponders return to Bujumbura:
News Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
BUJUMBURA, Burundi--Nineteen years after the transfer of PTA Bank headquarters to Nairobi in Kenya, there is talk of returning the bank back to Bujumbura, Burundi.
By: Claudine Nzigiyimana

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