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Honey Care was one of the earliest pioneers of a rural cooperative model – an initiative that was begun long before terms like social enterprise, acumen fund or impact investing even existed. It has encouraged honey prod...

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After meeting in Algiers for its 46th annual general assembly, the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has resurrected the Yamoussoukro Declaration: a decree set down in 1999 for the liberalisation of African skies that unfortu...

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Kenya and the UAE have signed an investment promotion agreement to increase the volume of trade between the two countries — an accord carried out by Kenyan Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich, and the UAE Minister of state for...

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The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Government of Sierra Leone have signed an ‘open skies’ agreement, strengthening diplomatic in spite of the absence of any direct flights...

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The Tanzanian government appears to be pushing forward with plans to evict up to 48,000 Maasai pastoralists from their ancestral homelands to make way for a game reserve, after an identical controversy last year drove authoritie...

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Emirates is offering its Ethiopian and Kenyan customers a free UAE visa when booking a ticket to Dubai, in an example of but one of a myriad of tactics being employed by Gulf carriers as they aggressively push for an ever greate...

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Abu Dhabi’s UAE Exchange, a money transfer and foreign exchange company, is looking to expand it operations in Africa to include markets such as Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa, according to Sudhir Kumar Shetty, chief oper...

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Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Retail has leased 16% of the Two Rivers mall in Nairobi ahead of its completion in October 2015, anchoring the development with a Carrefour – the world’s second-largest retailer after Walmart a...

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Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a Dubai-based mobile satellite services operator, together with partner company, Airtel Africa, has announced the commercial launch of portable satellite broadband terminals and satellite phon...

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Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has finalised preparations to begin flights to Doha, Qatar from early next month, supporting comments from the carrier’s CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, that African airlines mu...

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