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August 28

  • Uganda: BoU Urges Mobile Money Customers On Pins


    Bank of Uganda has asked all mobile money customers to secure their Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) to avoid the increasing losses incurred by mobile money users. Read more »

  • Kenya: Safaricom Security Contract Gets Final Okay

    Capital FM

    The National Assembly on Thursday approved the Sh14.9 billion Safaricom surveillance contract awarded by the government but directed the firm to ensure 30 percent of its works were... Read more »

  • Kenya: Parliament Approves Safaricom's Sh15 Billion Security Tender


    Parliament has today approved the Kshs 15 billion surveillance contract awarded to Safaricom but directed the mobile network operator to partner with local firms and give them 30... Read more »

  • Kenya: Home Afrika Set to Issue Corporate Bond

    Capital FM

    Real estate firm Home Afrika is set to issue a Corporate Bond in the second half of 2014, as it seeks to access long term funds for injection into its projects. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Ex-TBS CEO Jailed Three Years for Abuse of Power

    Daily News

    FORMER Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) Managing Director Charles Ekelege (second right) being escorted by a policeman in the company of family members as they exit the Kisutu... Read more »

  • Zambia: Zamtel Waters N/West

    Times of Zambia

    ZAMBIA Telecommunication Company (ZAMTEL) has handed over eight boreholes in North-Western Province as part of their Water for Life corporate social responsibility programme. Read more »

  • Angola: ANIP Signs 12 Private Investment Contracts


    The National Agency for Private Investment (ANIP) Thursday in Luanda signed 12 contracts estimated at about USD 480 million (48 billion kwanzas) with local and foreign companies. Read more »

  • Liberia: Tony Elumelu Foundation Contributes Ebola Fight

    New Dawn

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received a contribution of US$100,000 from the Tony Elumelu Foundation to be used in the fight against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus... Read more »

  • Kenya: National Oil Launches Oil and Gas Training

    The Star

    STATE-OWNED National Oil Corporation has invested Sh410 million into its management trainee programme in readiness for a projected 6,000 to 15,000 new jobs in the oil and gas... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Dar Rapid Transit Project On Track, Says Minister

    Daily News

    THE Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (Regional Administration and Local Government), Ms Hawa Ghasia, has expressed government satisfaction with the ongoing... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Rita, Statistics Bureau Join Forces in Data Assessment

    Daily News

    SHORTAGE of precise data for various development programmes will soon become a thing of the past following the introduction of a better system that will be providing accurate and... Read more »

  • Tanzania: High Gas-Flow Tests Boost BG's Tanzania LNG Plans

    Daily News

    BRITISH gas company BG Group has produced higher-thanexpected flows of gas from a test well off the coast of Tanzania, boosting the financial viability of its planned liquefied... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Scandal Rocks Cold Storage Company

    Financial Gazette

    CSC lost its market dominance when the European Union banned beef imports from Zimbabwe in 2001. Read more »

  • Namibia: Wage Bill Soars At Loss-Making Transnamib - 2013 Was 'Particularly Challenging'

    New Era

    A gargantuan salary, wages and employee benefits bill - totalling N$296 million - compounded TransNamib's poor financial performance during the 2012/13 financial year when the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mpofu to Be Quizzed Over U.S.$600 000 Legal Fees

    The Herald

    The High Court ruled yesterday that former Mines and Mining Development Minister Obert Mpofu must explain himself for authorising payment of US$600 000 as legal fees to a Harare... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: We're Looking Beyond the Envelope - Zimpost

    New Zimbabwe

    ZIMBABWE'S postal agency, Zimpost, has said it has revamped its operations and diversified its products to beat the current harsh macroeconomic environment. Read more »

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