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Kenya's competition watchdog says no need for action on Safaricom

07082018KenyaKenya's competition watchdog expressed concern on Tuesday about the wider economic impact of lawmakers and the country's telecoms regulator taking a tough line on dominant operator Safaricom, saying no action was needed.

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50 Influential women in business

 

womeninbusinessThe Africa Report, Jeune Afrique and the Africa CEO Forum assemble an exclusive list  of the top African businesswomen who are shaping their sectors, helping a new generation of  female leaders and improving their firms’ profitability

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"Superfood" smoothies make Africa's baobab tree big business

Sept. 20, 2017, a woman and child walks alongside a giant baobab tree in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe. Photo: AP Photo/Tsvangirayi MukwazhiTaerou Dieuhiou has been climbing barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect their oblong fruit since he was 15.

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Logistics firm DHL to create venture with Ethiopian Airlines

March 9, 2010 file photo of the headquarters of German Deutsche Post DHL, Bonn, western Germany. Photo: Frank Augstein/AP/SIPA DHL Global Forwarding has signed an agreement with state-owned Ethiopian Airlines to set up a joint venture logistics company to serve Africa, the company that is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group said on Friday.

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Zimbabwe poised for a tech startup boom in post Mugabe era

A Zimbabwean reads an sms message on a mobile phone screen in Harare Tuesday, July 18, 2006.Photo: AP/SIPAThis is 'Vote Africa' - a phone application aimed at promoting voter education among youth in Africa.

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Shekhar Anantharaman: Commodity trading will probably never revive

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Climate instability and changes in agricultural markets are pushing Singapore’s Olam to change its strategy in Africa and across the globe

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ETHIOPIA | The quest for fertile ground

Fertiliser use has shot up, and with it productivity -  Credits: Edwin Remsberg/Getty Images

In order to boost the livelihoods of Ethiopia’s smallholder farmers, the government is getting serious about launching the local production of fertiliser

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