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July 14

  • South Africa: The Numsa Strike in Five Key Issues [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Two weeks into their strike, the country's biggest union, the National Union of Metalworkers SA (Numsa), has rejected the latest wage offer in the metals and engineering industry.... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rwanda, China Sign Rwf7 Billion Textile Deal

    New Times

    Rwanda could start exporting textile garments to Europe and the USA following a new trade deal between government and C&H, a Chinese based garments manufacturing company. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopian Launches Daily Flight to London

    ERTA

    Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has started a daily flight to and from London Heathrow, with an additional service departing from London Heathrow on Tuesday evenings. Read more »

  • Kenya: County Gets Sh175 Million Fibre-Optic Connection

    The Star

    LIQUID Telcom Kenya has launched a Sh175 million fiber optic network in Siaya county. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kitui Govt to Re-Carpet Mwingi Town Road At Sh27 Million

    The Star

    The Kitui county government will rehabilitate the main road in Mwingi town. Part of the road re-carpeting tender has been awarded to a company owned by Koki Musau, who lost the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Tea, Coffee Farmers to Get Cheap Fertiliser

    The Star

    Tea, sugarcane and coffee farmers will from this year benefit from the government subsidised fertiliser. Read more »

  • Zambia: ZRL to Revive Inter-Mine Network

    Times of Zambia

    Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) requires US$50 million to re-establish an inter-mine railway link to haul an estimated three million tonnes of cargo per annum. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Liganga Iron Production Project to Take Off Soon

    Daily News

    TANZANIA is tipped to join the club of leading iron producers in Africa by 2018 when Liganga steel plant in Njombe Region's Ludewa District starts full production, with an average... Read more »

  • Tanzania: More Heads Should Roll in the Hunting Sector

    Daily News

    REPORTS that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism on Friday revoked hunting block licences owned by Green Miles Safaris Limited following alleged gross violation of sports... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Tourism Marketing Must Go Beyond Traditional Pool

    Daily News

    THE Tanzania National Parks (Tanapa) Director General, Mr Allan Kijazi, was recently quoted saying that local institutions were not doing well in marketing the country's tourist... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopian Launches Flight to London

    Ethiopia Government

    Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will now have a daily flight to and from London Heathrow, with the addition of an additional service departing from London Heathrow on... Read more »

  • Kenya: Leaders Want Road Repaired

    The Star

    Leaders from Makueni and Kitui counties have threatened to protest if the Kibwezi-Kitui-Mwingi road is not tarmacked. Read more »

  • Kenya: Lobby Protests Over Poor Kisumu Roads

    The Star

    A civil society has protested over shoddy work on Kisumu roads. Civic Education and Development in Africa coordinator George Owuor said roads built in the county recently are not... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rivers to Boost Power Generation to 750mw

    Independent

    The Rivers State Government is poised to add more power plants as part of the agenda of stabilizing power supply to further boost industrialization of the state and entire Niger... Read more »

  • Nigeria: ASSBIFI Calls for Stronger Action On Industrial Harmony

    Independent

    The Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) has called for stronger Federal Government action on industrial harmony for decent working... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NPA Targets Five Million Containers Per Annum

    Independent

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that it has mapped out strategies to increase its present 1.5 million twenty feet equivalent units (TEUs) containers handled per annum... Read more »

  • Nigeria: The Petroleum Industry Bill

    Independent

    Recent reports from the National Assembly had it that the House of Representatives has entered the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for its third reading. It gives hope that the bill... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Telecom Operators Attribute Poor Qos to Excessive Rainfall

    Independent

    Telecommunications Service Providers in Nigeria has attributed poor quality of service being witnessed on various networks across the country this year to excessive rainfall. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Abuja Airport Resume Activities After 30 Hours Closure

    Independent

    The Nnmadi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Monday resumed normal operation after a 30-hour closure of its runway in the second and last phase of its maintenance work. Read more »

  • South Africa: Memorandum - Cape Town Public Transport Shambles [press release]

    COSATU

    COSATU has been negotiating with MetroRail for months to improve the rail service. We demanded that MetroRail do not increase their fares until there is a significant improvement... Read more »

  • South Africa: Numsa Press Statement On the Strike in the Metals and Engineering Sector [press release]

    COSATU

    Numsa's responsible approach to the engineering strike: Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Nile International Conference Center Inaugurated

    Ethiopia Government

    A new conference center named Nile International Conference Center was inaugurated in Bahirdar yesterday (July 14, 2014) in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen,... Read more »

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