• Mastercard Foundation To Help Ethiopia Create 10 Million Jobs

    Over 10 million young people are expected to access dignified and fulfilling work opportunities in Ethiopia by 2030, according to the agreement the two sides ink on Wednesday in Addis Ababa.

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  • Japan's Univergy to invest $200 million in Zambia solar power

    Japanese renewable energy company Univergy Solar is to invest more than $200 million in two solar power projects in Zambia that will add 200 megawatts (MW) to the country’s national grid next year, the government said on Friday.

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  • China Signs Free Trade Agreement with Mauritius

    China and Mauritius signed a free trade agreement (FTA) on October 17. This is China’s first FTA with an African nation. The agreement will reportedly give Mauritius duty-free access to about 8,547 products, representing 96 percent of Chinese tariff lines.

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  • Kenyan companies invest Sg110 billion in regional economies

    Local companies going regional invested Sh110 billion ($1.1 billion) in the neighbouring countries, only trailing what developed countries from Western Europe, North America as well as Asia pumped into the region in the course of last year.

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  • China, Mauritius sign free trade agreement

    China and Mauritius signed a free trade agreement (FTA) here Thursday, the first FTA between China and an African country, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).

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  • Mauritius Metro Express inaugurated

    The first phase of the Metro Express light rail project was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth at a ceremony on October 3.

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  • Seychelles ranks 3rd in Africa for internet penetration

    An article published in The Guardian highlighted that Seychelles is ranked third in Africa for internet penetration. The island nation’s 70 percent penetration places it just after Kenya and Liberia, which top the list with 90 and 81 percent penetration respectively.

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  • Egypt’s economic growth rate tops the region with 5.7% due to successful economic reforms

    The Egyptian cabinet's media centre published on Monday an infograph showing Egypt’s growth rate at the top of regional countries, becoming one of the highest in the world despite the global growth slowdown.

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  • Rwanda to Launch Volkswagen's Electric Car

    Rwanda's position in Africa as a preferable destination for technological advancement is taking deeper roots as the country is set to be the first in Africa to introduce Volkswagen's electric car, the e-Golf. Volkswagen is one of the world's ten leading manufacturers of electric vehicles. 

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  • Five Dutch Horticulture Companies to Invest in Ethiopia

    Five Dutch companies are set to engage in horticulture development on 500 hectares of land in Ethiopia's Amhara region at an area called Kunzila. The investment and related supports that come with it, it was learned, will be of benefit for 10,000 residents of the area.

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