Africa is the Net Creditor? This should not surprise us…

June 15, 2013 11:28 am3 comments by:
Africa is the Net Creditor? This should not surprise us…

Often Western leaders or negotiators have their national interests first, while African leaders are known for having their personal interests first. Let’s change!

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Rifts in Africa’s “Rising” Narrative

June 8, 2013 3:08 pm0 comments by:
Rifts in Africa’s “Rising” Narrative

Leaders have to ensure better management and investment of proceeds from natural resources; a more integrated Africa to achieve some sort of bargaining power in international arenas and a better governed Africa, to keep moving forward. Otherwise the new media narrative won’t hold and the house might well fall down before it is built. That would be a far worse tragedy.

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East Africa should be Able to Feed Itself

June 5, 2013 12:16 pm1 comment by:
East Africa should be Able to Feed Itself

In trying to understand change it is always necessary to understand what has remained the same. Looking at how the East African Community is creating exciting opportunities at the moment, it is still sad to.

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U.S. Takes Off the Gloves and Takes on the Competition with China for African Markets

May 2, 2013 10:01 pm0 comments by:
U.S. Takes Off the Gloves and Takes on the Competition with China for African Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), John Boozman (R-AR) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced legislation today that will help create American jobs by dramatically increasing the number of U.S. exports to Africa.

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BG Group completes successful Mzia well test, offshore Tanzania

May 1, 2013 7:24 am0 comments by:
BG Group completes successful Mzia well test,  offshore Tanzania

BG Group today announced it had completed another successful drill stem test in Block 1 offshore Tanzania, with initial results from the Mzia-2 well showing better than expected properties in the deeper Cretaceous reservoir.

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A “renewal’’ of The China-Tanzania Treaty of Friendship (1965)

April 28, 2013 7:56 pm2 comments by:
A “renewal’’ of The China-Tanzania Treaty of Friendship (1965)

Tanzania’s strategic decision to promote stronger ties with China is entirely understandable but sometimes it makes the Western capitals nervous. Relations between Tanzania and China date back to the Cooperation Agreement signed 48 years ago.

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Producer prices of goods rise in Kenya

April 22, 2013 8:01 pm0 comments by:
Producer prices of goods rise in Kenya

PRODUCER PRICES of various goods and services in Kenya increased by 1.31 percent in the first quarter of this year, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) said last week. The report indicates that in the first quarter of this financial year the overall producer prices increased by 1.31 percent while

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