Monday, June 27, 2016


Sugar Industry

Tanzania’s Sugar Industry In Need Of Re-evaluation

Sugar stakeholders in the country need to find out ways and means of putting back the domestic sugar industry onto a stronger and sustainable growth course for socio-economic benefits of their people and the...

Jambojet Appoints New Finance Chief

Jambojet is a Kenya Airways brand that operates on domestic routes from Kenya’s capital Nairobi to Mombasa, Eldoret, Kisumu, Lamu,Malindi and Ukunda. Ndegwa held various managerial positions at Kenya Airways and its subsidiary Precision Air...

Cisco Executive Chairman signs R&D MOU with Israel

The Executive Chairman of Cisco, the world's largest networking company, signed a memorandum of understanding Sunday on advancing digitization in Israel in a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Three years earlier, Chambers predicted that Israel would be the first country to...

Three African Entries Win Big In Renewable Energy Innovation Challenge

Access Power is a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets, has announced the winners of the 2016 US$7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF), a financial support mechanism for renewable...

South African Firm Enters Into Partnership With Malawi Supermarkets

South Africa-based international money transfer company, Mukuru, has entered into business partnership with Peoples supermarkets in Malawi where recipients can collect their money from any Peoples outlets. The money transfer company said people can send...

Kenya Railway Scheduled For Early Completion

The construction of the Sh327 billion standard gauge railway  be completed earlier than expected. Transport Principal Secretary Irungu Nyakera said the work is set for completion in March 2017, and not May next year, as...
MasterCard Foundation

The MasterCard Foundation Commits $10 Million to Train African Tech Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Carnegie Mellon University has received $10.8 million from The MasterCard Foundation as part of its Scholars Program to train the continent’s next generation of technology leaders and entrepreneurs. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program provides holistic...

Egypt Embarks On Sinai Development Program

Egypt MPs approved in a plenary session on Sunday a presidential decree on a Saudi-Egyptian loan agreement – the King Salman Programme for the Development of Sinai – that targets development in the peninsula. The...

South Sudan In Economic Downturn

South Sudan's government has announced that it cancelled a plan to hold a celebration of the country's independence on the 9 July anniversary this year due to economic crisis. Speaking to journalists after the cabinet meeting...