October 23

  • Tanzania: Health Fund Sends Specialists Upcountry

    Daily News

    THE National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) has started a programme to send specialist doctors upcountry to provide much needed medical services to the people. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Dubai Budget Airline Starts Flying to Dar

    Daily News

    BUSINESS persons have something to celebrate following introduction of Flydubai budget airline to Dar es Salaam, a move expected to boost trade and tourism in Tanzania and the... Read more »

  • Tanzania: CAG Asked to Check ABSA Deals

    Daily News

    THE Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) to scrutinise privatisation and subsequent contracts between the government and... Read more »

  • Tanzania: NHC Chief Salutes Ethiopian Firm

    Daily News

    ETHIOPIAN construction company, Flintstone Engineering, which won an over 5.9bn/- tender to construct residential apartments at Shangani in Mtwara Region earlier this year, is... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Flush Out Unlicensed Bonded Warehouses

    Daily News

    IT has come to the attention of the National Audit Office (NAO) that there are several customs bonded warehouses operating without licences in the country. Read more »

  • Tanzania: YP Laid to Rest

    Daily News

    HUNDREDS of music fans and relatives gathered at the Tanzania Cigarette Company (TCC) grounds at Chang'ombe in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday to pay their last respects to musician... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Airtel Doubles Commission for Agents

    New Times

    Airtel has launched a promo where airtel money agents will get double commission for any transactions made. Read more »

  • Kenya: Sacco Ire Over Sh10 Million 'Con'

    The Star

    UASIN Gishu A sacco meeting in Eldoret was disrupted by members claiming officials had conned them of more than Sh10 million. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Power Makes Record Sh6.5 Billion Net Profit After New High Tariffs

    The Star

    Electricity distribution company, Kenya Power, has reported 87.56 per cent growth in net profits to Sh6.46 billion during the 2013/14 trading period up from Sh3.44 billion recorded... Read more »

  • Kenya: CFC Life to Change Brand Identity to Liberty

    The Star

    CFC Life rebrands to Liberty Assurance Limited next Tuesday to distinguish itself from a rival firm its usually confused for, it said yesterday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Orchards Continues With Its Baffling Rise

    The Star

    The Nairobi all share rebounded 0.462% to close at 160.58. The all share is +17.511% in 2014 and 2.943% below a record closing high reached last month. Read more »

  • Kenya: Qatar Firm, KAA in Sh30 Billion Row

    The Star

    A legal battle is looming between a Qatar-based company and the Kenya Airports Authority over a $350 million (Sh31.2 billion) airport business deal. Read more »

  • Cameroon: Permanent Anti-Drug Body Needed

    Cameroon Tribune

    The nation's tabloids have very often come up with stories about drugs and drug seizures in virtually all parts of the country. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Econet First Half Profit Down 30 Percent to U.S.$50 Million

    New Zimbabwe

    ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe has reported a 30 percent decline in after tax profit to $49,6 million for the six months to August compared with the same period last year as revenue... Read more »

  • Zambia: Zambeef Foresees Higher Profits

    Times of Zambia

    ZAMBEEF Products Plc projects to record increased profits following recent macro-economic stability recorded in the country's economy.?Giving an update on the company's performance... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zesa Guarantees HCCL's U.S$10 Million Loan

    Financial Gazette

    STATE-OWNED Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has given tri-listed coal miner, Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) a guarantee for a US$10 million loan from a local banking... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Cottco Chairman Resigns

    The Herald

    COTTCO Holdings chairman Mr Freeman Kembo has resigned in an unexpected move widely believed to have been triggered by "debt problems" at the company. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Beer Manufacturers Advocate Zero Duty for Machineries, Equipment


    THE Beer Sectoral Group, BSG, of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advocated for reduction of import duty payable for the importation of machineries and equipment... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Mart Resources Raises Funding of Shell Assets to N37.2 Billion


    MART Resources has arranged to increase its existing secured term loan credit facility with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GT Bank) from $175 million (N28 billion) to $232.5 million... Read more »

  • Zambia: CEC - Zambia's Oldest Private Owned Power Company

    Times of Zambia

    Zambia's energy sector has over the past 50 years made landmark contributions to the country's historic milestones that have significantly influenced the evolution of our country's... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Why NAHCo Was Selected Among Best 50 Brands

    Daily Independent

    Brand Nigeria Journal has said that Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCo) Aviance was selected as one of the best 50 companies in the country because of its market... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NCAA Urged to Stay Policy On Start-Up Aircraft

    Daily Independent

    The President, Aviation Round Table (ART), Capt Dele Ore, has said that there is nothing wrong with the policy in the Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations(NCARs) which states that... Read more »

  • Zambia: CCPC Issues Food Red-Alert

    Times of Zambia

    THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has issued a red-alert against consumption and trade of Tiger branded foods from South Africa because of possible... Read more »

  • Nigeria: EFCC Recovers N550,000 for Blind Woman

    Daily Independent

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it recovered N550,000 from a gang of fraudsters who swindled a blind woman, Mrs Mary Ihekanacho of N830,000 in a job scam. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Reps Reject Yearly Payment of N50 Billion By CBN to AMCON

    Daily Independent

    The House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a proposal requiring the Central Bank of Nigeria to pay N50bn yearly into the Resolution Cost Fund. Read more »

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