EAC

Turkey-Africa discuss socio-economic development

ISTANBUL, Turkey—African Union member states and the government of Turkey are holding the Second Turkey-Africa Ministerial Review Conference  taking place Monday 12 February 2018 in İstanbul. The object of the conference is to review the preparations for the Third Turkey-Africa Cooperation Summit which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey in 2019 as well as review […]

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EAC standards law gets makeover

Arusha, TANZANIA -The East African Community (EAC) has issued regulations to improve the EAC Standardization, Quality Assurance, Metrology and Testing Act (SQMT) of 2006. SQMT regulations are geared towards facilitating regional trade, the Secretariat announced through a press release. The regulations were approved by the Council of Ministers in November 2013 and are issued in […]

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Uganda calls on Tanzania to buy surplus sugar

KAMPALA, Uganda–President Yoweri Museveni and his visiting Tanzanian counterpart, President John Joseph Pombe Magufuli have discussed areas of cooperation between their two countries at a meeting held at State House, Entebbe. Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sam Kuteesa, his Tanzanian counterpart, Mr. Augustine Mahiga and Uganda’s Minister of Public Service, Mr. Muruli Mukasa, attended […]

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Itron on a drive to decrease non-revenue water in Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi–Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, is working with REGIDESO (Régie De Production et Distribution d’Eau et d’Electricité) for the Republic of Burundi in Africa. The utility will use Itron’s residential and commercial & industrial (C&I) water metering automation solutions, as […]

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FINCA celebrates 20 years of impacting Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania–FINCA Micro-Finance Bank , a leading financial institution in Tanzania has marked its 20 years of serving and creating impact in Tanzania. The bank was established in 1998 as a microfinance institution providing loans to SMEs and entrepreneurs and has now evolved into a full-fledged bank that offers innovative products and services. […]