• Lekki Free Trade Zone Developer Expands to Kenya

    Rendeavour, Africa’s largest urban land developer with 12,000 hectares across the continent, has announced an expansion of its multi-million dollar mixed-use development in Nairobi, Kenya. The additional 1,000 hectares will bring the total size of its urban development project, Tatu City, to 2,000 hectares.

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  • Rwanda set to become Africa’s most connected country

    The lack of access to telecommunication services among Rwandans in the rural areas is soon set to be a thing of the past with the launch of a project providing remote populations with the same level of connectivity enjoyed by citizens in developed markets.

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  • Rwanda targets to be the regional Aviation hub

    This week, Rwanda hosted the Africa Aviation 2017 Summit at Kigali Conventional Center. RwandAir, the national carrier of the republic of Rwanda has attracted a lot of attention over the past 5 years, earning a reputation of one of Africa's fastest growing airline. 

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  • Egypt's economic reforms start to bear fruit

    The Financial Times said on Monday that economic reforms in Egypt have started to bear fruit.

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  • Expanding the economic space of Mauritius

    Mauritius has been a pioneer in free zone development. The country adopted this development strategy to boost its economic growth through the successful establishment of the Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in the 1970s and the creation of the Freeport in 1992.

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  • Zambia signs second scaling solar mandate

    With the new Zambia mandate, Scaling Solar now has over 1.2 GW of solar power under development across four markets

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  • Sarovar Hotels forays into Zambia

    Hospitality chain Sarovar Hotels today announced signing of an agreement with Neelkanth Group to open a Sarovar Premiere hotel in Lusaka in Zambia as part of its overseas expansion plans. 

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  • The 19th Africa Energy Forum

    The 19th Annual Africa Energy Forum (AEF) has been announced to take place from 7-9 June in Copenhagen.

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  • Australia, COMESA joint initiative to address plant health

    COMESA is spearheading studies to examine the actual costs of plant health measures that are in place in the region and how they can be reduced, without affecting the level of protection that they are designed to provide.

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  • Digital technology aiming to empower small-farm owners in east Africa

    Mastercard has launched a new digital marketplace for east African farmers to sell their crops and receive payment via their mobile telephones.

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