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debt

Pan African think-tank urges Kenya to diversify external debt to boost currency stability

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A pan African think tank on Tuesday urged Kenya to diversify its sources of external debt in order to boost its currency stability. ...
trade

Kenya to comply with UN maritime single window system to boost trade

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Kenya is on course to comply with the United Nations' maritime single window system by March to help boost its international trade, an...
SMEs lead job creation

Kenya mulls establishment of fund to boost start-ups growth

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Kenya has fast-tracked the establishment of a fund to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access seed capital and spur their growth, a government...
flight

Zimbabwe government acquires aircraft from Malaysia to boost state airline operations

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Zimbabwe's state-owned airline, Air Zimbabwe, on Monday took delivery of one of the two Boeing 777-200 aircraft bought by government from Malaysia as part...
Fishing

Fisheries Commission to boost fish farming in Eastern Region

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The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the Fisheries Commission says it is putting in place measures to boost fish production in the Region this year. ...
Xi Jinping

Xi’s Myanmar visit will boost Paukphaw ties

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By Bi Shihong President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Myanmar from January 17 to 18 at the invitation of Myanmar President Win...
Trade

Kenya, UAE trade lobbies sign MOU to boost bilateral ties

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Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Trade Center on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding to...
cassava

Zambia launches outgrower scheme to boost cassava growing, processing

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday launched a massive outgrower project aimed at boosting cassava growing and processing. The 190 million U.S....
China africa

Ethiopian official calls for enhanced efforts to boost China-Africa economic ties

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A senior Ethiopian official has urged enhanced efforts to boost China-Africa economic cooperation based on mutual respect and win-win situation. Arkebe Oqubay,...
livestock

South Sudan launches diagnostic laboratory to boost livestock production

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South Sudan on Thursday launched the state of the art veterinary diagnostic laboratory to boost efforts of commercialization of its livestock estimated at about...
budget

Kenyan official calls for more budgetary allocation to judiciary to boost service delivery

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A Kenyan official on Thursday called for an increase in budgetary allocation to the judiciary in order to boost access to justice and enhance...
CEMAC

CEMAC ministers vow to boost regional integration, trade ties

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Economic and finance ministers of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) have resolved to speed up regional and continental integration as...
Ken Ofori Atta

Government to boost entrepreneurship in 2020

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Mr Ken Ofori Atta, the Minister of Finance, has said government would accelerate entrepreneurship and MSME growth to support economic dynamism and job...

Government to boost private sector with Enterprise Credit Scheme

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance has announced that the government will begin major interventions to boost private sector credit to support for...
Education

Somalia secures US$50 million from U.S. to boost education

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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) said on Friday it has provided nearly 50 million dollars in additional education funding to help accelerate...
Nataliya Zaiser

Effective media cooperation could boost Russia-African business

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Ahead of the upcoming Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia experts and academics have consistently called for forging media cooperation as an instrument for promoting...
Maritime and Surveillance Conference

Kenya bets on revamped maritime sector to boost economic growth

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Kenya has prioritized revamping of maritime industry through investment in supportive infrastructure and manpower in order to enhance its contribution to economic growth and...
Grant SMEs

SC Ventures provides US$50k grant to boost growth of SMEs

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In support of Sustainable Development Goal 9, SC Ventures, a business unit of Standard Chartered, has awarded a grant of $50,000 to the winner...
cocoa-plant

Ghana government to roll out interventions to boost cocoa production

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Ghana will soon roll out a series of interventions geared towards boosting the cocoa production chain and attain a climate smart cocoa regime, Mr...
East African Community Eac

East African bloc may soon use single currency for intra-regional trade

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The East African Community (EAC) member states are hoping that a single currency for six member states will boost the level of intra-regional trade,...
A drone sprays pesticide in a field in Duchang County of Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

East Africa to harmonize pesticide regulation to boost food safety

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The East African Community (EAC) bloc plans to harmonize member states' pesticide regulations in order to boost food safety, officials said on Thursday. ...
Ethiopia and Israel

Ethiopian, Israeli leaders vow to boost bilateral ties

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The governments of Ethiopia and Israel have vowed their joint commitment to further bolster bilateral ties across various cooperation areas. The two...
BIOTECHNOLOGY

Expert roots for nature-based technologies to boost food security in Kenya

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Kenya should enact policies that promote adoption of nature-based technologies and innovations to renew soils, fight pests and diseases to boost production of key...
energy

Kenya launches strategy to boost community engagement in energy projects

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Kenya on Wednesday launched a comprehensive strategy to boost engagement of local communities in the design and execution of energy projects. The...
border

Kenya investor lobby secure US$1.5 million to boost regional trade

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The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) on Tuesday signed a 150 million shillings (1.5 million US dollars) financing agreement with Trade Mark East Africa...
WHO

WHO donates ICT equipment to boost health services in South Sudan

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The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it has donated several Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to South Sudan's health ministry to enable...
UN Security Council

Kenya’s bid for non-permanent seat at UN Security Council to boost regional peace

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Kenya is lobbying for a non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council to enhance its role as a vanguard for peace, stability and development...
Wpid Food Security Picture

E. African countries urged to harness fisheries resources to boost food security

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Experts and policymakers in the food security sector on Friday urged East African countries to exert concerted efforts to harness the existing rich fisheries...
Sulaiman & Cafu

Ghanaian worker teams up with soccer legend to boost football among Brazil’s poor

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A Ghanaian worker helping build stadiums for the 2022 World Cup has teamed up with Brazilian soccer legend Cafu to promote football in poor...
Namibia

Namibia manufacturers say new government’s procurement directive a boost for local businesses

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Namibian manufacturers on Friday welcomed the government's new procurement directive that requires public entities to source specific categories of goods and services locally. ...