Africa

Regional farmers’ body calls for subsidy on inputs

EAFF also wants EAC co-operative societies bill assented into law.

Demand for superior dairy goats on the rise

Countries as far as Namibia, Djibouti and Eritrea seeking breeds in Kenya.

Uganda coffee sales drop as drought bites

•Uganda is Africa's biggest exporter of coffee followed by Ethiopia •The east African country exported 448,957 ...

Uhuru: Is what you are wearing made in Kenya?

He is walking the talk but unfair competition is hurting the industry

Mitumba slows efforts to revive textile industry

It keeps us ‘dependent, unskilled’ but is retained for free trade with US

IMF projects global economy to shrink to 4.4% in 2022

It expects inflation to remain well anchored as the pandemic eases its grip

South Africa court blocks Shell's oil exploration

Decision hailed by environmentalists.

UK expected to remove all 11 countries from red list

Kenya which had earlier this year red-listed was removed in October.

African air transport leaders commit to transforming the sector

African airlines had reopened 81.3 per cent of their international routes in October 2021

Purple Dot hands over Sh1.3 billion house project to owners

Construction kicked off in April, 2019 and completed July

How to counter tax avoidance in Sub-Saharan Africa’s mining sector

Targeted policy actions to reduce tax avoidance could help governments recover some of this badly needed tax revenue

Somalia count on technology to up flow of diaspora remittances

The country receives at least $1.3 billion in diaspora remittances every year

African states yet to agree on key elements on continental trade deal

Experts however say consultations are ongoing to find a common ground

AFRAA calls for gender diversity for a sustainable aviation industry

In the world’s top 100 airlines, just 3 per cent of airline CEOs and COOs and 8 per cent of CFOs are women

Appeal of afro-hair propels the growth of hair business

Women are spending up to Sh10k at a go on natural hair products

Over half of the world’s population now using mobile internet–report

The report however note that more work needs to be done to bridge the digital divide

African banks tap into IBM technologies for financial inclusion

They include EcoBank, Nedbank, Attijariwafa Bank, UBA, Co-op Bank and Banco Mais.