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Astral Aviation To Launch Africa’s First Cargo Drone Operation

Astral Aviation To Launch Africa’s First Cargo Drone Operation

Kenyan cargo airline Astral Aviation plans to launch the first cargo drone operation in Africa by the end of this year. Based in Nairobi and operating cargo flights in Africa, the[Read More…]

by May 15, 2018 0 comments Business, Tech
Volkswagen hastens to produce cars in Rwanda

Volkswagen hastens to produce cars in Rwanda

Delays in cargo clearance and lack of experts have hampered German carmaker’s plans to set up an assembly plant in Rwanda. Volkswagen had hoped to establish the facility in Kigali[Read More…]

by May 9, 2018 0 comments Business
Uganda Supports Implementation of African Regional Currency

Uganda Supports Implementation of African Regional Currency

Uganda welcomed a new law to pave the way for the implementation of a regional currency, a local member of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) declared Thursday. Last week,[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Business
Billionaire French tycoon Bollore detained in Africa corruption probe

Billionaire French tycoon Bollore detained in Africa corruption probe

Billionaire French tycoon Vincent Bollore was detained on Tuesday as part of a corruption investigation into his group’s activities in West Africa where it operates several ports, legal sources told[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Business
American oil and gas expert to invest in Uganda

American oil and gas expert to invest in Uganda

“If all goes well, we would anticipate some time in 2019 to be blending locally in Uganda.” The founder of Vega Chemical Corp, which manufactures lubricants and additives for heavy[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Business
Minister reveals how Uganda will tax social media users

Minister reveals how Uganda will tax social media users

The Ugandan government proposes a daily tax of Ush100 ($0.03) on all social media users in the country. Addressing journalists at the Uganda Media Centre in Parliament on Thursday, the[Read More…]

by April 14, 2018 0 comments Business
UK and Kenya sign MoU on bilateral business

UK and Kenya sign MoU on bilateral business

The UK Government’s Department for International Trade, and Kenya’s Investment Authority, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at helping make bilateral business between the two countries easier. The[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments Business
Abdullah bin Zayed receives Rwandan foreign minister

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Rwandan foreign minister

ABU DHABI, 12th April, 2018- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received today Louise Mushikiwabo, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 0 comments Business
Rwandan president Paul Kagame’s plan for peace and prosperity across Africa

Rwandan president Paul Kagame’s plan for peace and prosperity across Africa

In his final special report, Michael Day assesses the Rwanda president’s plan for peace and prosperity across the continent In a sign of Rwanda’s growing confidence, the little African nation[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 0 comments Business
Rwanda bans importation of sheep, goats from Burundi

Rwanda bans importation of sheep, goats from Burundi

Rwanda Tuesday announced a ban on importation of sheep, goat and their products from Burundi following reports of a viral disease outbreak. A statement issued by agriculture minister Gerardine Mukeshimana[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 0 comments Business