Japan looks to use Pacific trade pact as shield from tough U.S. demands
Even without the participation of the world’s largest economy, the deal has been described as a game-changer.
Technology vital in solving supply chain challenges in agriculture
Kenya's agricultural sector has been the Achilles heel of the economy for the past three decades.
Kenya up 19 places in World Bank ease of doing business ranking
The reforms raised Kenya to 61st place in the global ease of doing a business ranking, from a rank of 80 last year
Tax filing lifts Kenya’s business profile
Kenya has improved 19 places to rank at position 61 in attractiveness to investors, the latest World Bank index says.
Workers Can’t Access Housing Mortgage Due To Low Wage- Experts
Housing experts have identified low income as the major reason why public servants cannot access the housing mortgage funds meant to address the housing needs of workers. The Chairman of the 2nd Nigeria Housing Finance Conference, Mr Bassett Ekpeyong, said this while giving his opening remarks, yesterday at a conference ...
Africa:Afreximbank Says Transformation of African Trade is Task for All African Financial Institutions
[Afreximbank] Cairo -The transformation of trade in Africa is a task that all African financial institutions must collectively pursue as major stakeholders in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in its quest to facilitate African trade, Amr Kamel, Afreximbank Executive Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Banking, said in Dar Es ...
Africa:Trade Holds Key to Wealth Creation - Afreximbank's Oramah
[allAfrica] The African Export-Import Bank (AfrExImBank) is one of the long-established but lesser known continent-wide institutions. Created by African governments and private and institutional investors from Africa and elsewhere, the bank promotes and finances the expansion of both intra-African and extra-African trade. Dr. Benedict Okey Oramah, who has been president ...
City Merges River Revitalization Projects
Addis Abeba City Administration will cancelled a tender floated for the rehabilitation of Banteyiqetu River, which stretches from Urma Garage to Afincho Ber. The project will instead be integrated into…
The 2018/2019 Cruise Season to Bring R$2 Billion to Brazil
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week the president of the Brazilian Association of Sea Cruisers (Clia Brazil), Marco Ferraz reported that the 2018/2019 season of maritime cruises will have an impact of over R$2 billion on the Brazilian economy, and a fifteen percent increase ...
Brazil’s Bolsonaro Announcement of Super Ministry, Mergers Cause Criticism
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Less than a week after winning Brazil’s Presidency, Jair Bolsonaro, is already receiving stiff criticism for his decision to merge the Agriculture and Environment ministries and create a ‘super ministry’ merging the ministries of Finance, Planning and Industry into ...