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Emirates Airline offers Ethiopians, Kenyans free UAE tourist visas

Dubai airline aggressively promotes its routes to African destinations by offering free tourist visas for travellers from the continent

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UAE Exchange to enter Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa

Abu Dhabi forex veteran focuses on the African remittance market, with several plans to build upon its existing present in eight African countries

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Mara Group fanfares rival messenger to WhatsApp in Africa

Dubai-based group releases ‘Mara Messenger’ to rival apps like Whatsapp, Viber, WeChat, Mxit, 2go and the Ghana-focused Saya mobile

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Majid Al Futtaim signs Nairobi mall lease: its first in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dubai retail giant Majid Al Futtaim Retail leases 16% of the upcoming Two Rivers mall for its first franchised Carrefour store in East Africa

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Top 10 deals between the GCC and Sub-Saharan Africa, Q3 2014

Gulf Africa Review presents the top 10 most valuable transactions between the GCC and Sub-Saharan Africa in the third quarter of 2014

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Kuwait offers Comoros citizenship to stateless Bidoon

Kuwaiti government official reveals furtive foreign citizenship fix for the decades-long controversy surrounding its stateless population

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UAE investor Al Dahra calls for Namibian consulate, direct flights

Abu Dhabi’s Al Dahra Agriculture praises Namibian joint venture project, but requests urgent measures to improve travel access to the country

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Dubai’s Thuraya launches portable satellite broadband with Airtel

Gulf-based mobile satellite operator and African mobile provider team up to deliver accessible satellite broadband into deepest rural Africa

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Oman, Tanzania and China to jointly develop $11bn port, free zone

Oman state fund, Tanzania’s government and China Merchants Holding sign MoU to collaborate on Bagamoyo port and a special economic zone

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Ethiopian Airlines prepares to launch thrice-weekly flights to Doha

Ethiopian flag carrier pushes back against Gulf airlines, following strong words earlier this year from CEO Tewolde Gebremariam

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Tanzania encourages Omani investment in agriculture and exploration

Speaker of Tanzania’s National Assembly, Anne Makinda, conveys her country’s interest in deepening historic, economic ties with Oman

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South Africa’s Metrofile expands into Gulf market with UAE acquisition

JSE-listed data management group broadens its coverage in the GCC with the strategic purchase of eFile, a document conversion specialist

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