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EU-Africa Summit opens in Brussels

The 4th EU-Africa Summit kicked off yesterday in Brussels, with attendance from African and European leaders from about 80 nations. Leaders from the two continents have converged in Belgium to discuss commerce as the deadline approaches for tariff-free trade accords. Read more ›

Ethiopia to host Africa Investment Forum

The capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, is set to host a significant continental investment forum early next month. Reports indicate that already about 150 international and 140 local companies have confirmed their participation. Addisu Tekle, the head of the communications Read more ›

Tanzania’s Eurobond to be Delayed

Reports indicate that Tanzania may postpone its debut Eurobond until the following fiscal year following a delay in obtaining a risk evaluation by Citigroup Inc. According to reports, the delay slowed the issuance of credit ratings according to Servacius Likwelile, Read more ›

South Africa to Invest in Tanzania’s Processing Zones

Investment and bilateral business between South Africa and Tanzania is expected to increase significantly ¬†following an agreement between the two countries, reports indicate. The two African countries have reportedly agreed to initiate working groups to reinforce their respective Export Processing Read more ›

Djibouti Signs Trade and Economic Deal with China

The governments of China and Djibouti have entered into another trade and economic agreement, which is expected to further strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two nations. With this deal signed on January 15th, the Chinese administration will invest up Read more ›

Alleged Brutality and Torture during Tanzania’s Anti-Poaching Operation

In recent years, the extent of elephant poaching in African countries has reached alarmingly rates. Primarily being fueled by the soaring demand for tusks in Asia, elephant poaching poses the risk of degenerating into a full blown crisis in affected Read more ›

Uganda’s President Publicly Tests for HIV

In a rare move, Uganda’s President has publicly tested for HIV as a demonstration of his dedication towards fighting against HIV/AIDS in the east African country. The leader’s act was considered a spectacle by many, in a country where leaders Read more ›