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Tue,22Jul2014

East & Horn Africa

Global funds for African farmers

In its first continental investment, KKr & Co. hopes Ethiopia’s Afriflora will come up roses. Photo©AfrifloraAfrica's urban food markets will increase fourfold by 2030, and small and unlisted companies setting out to supply them hold high-yield potential.

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The elusive prize of value addition

There is no truism more universally acknowledged in the discussion about Africa's economic redemption than that of the need for countries to add value to their natural resources. And this truism is not of recent vintage.

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IGAD condemns South Sudan rebels for attacking government positions  

The East African regional block, IGAD, has condemned attacks on South Sudanese government positions by rebels saying this threatened a peace agreement.

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Anansi: Conundrums and Credibility

Our political insider throws the spotlight on four key issues this month: the monitoring of South Africa's elections by Ghana's political heavyweights; Algerian President, Bouteflicka's fight to to refind legitmacy; US John Kerry's deft diplomacy; and the fear of Ethiopia's Oromia.

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French food giant Danone expands African markets, buys Kenya dairy giant

Africa in recent years has become a major area of expansion for French food group Danone and other global consumer product companies such as Unilever, Nestle, Pernod Ricard and Diageo, attracted by the spending power of a growing middle class.

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Kenya's Housing Finance to raise new capital by 2016

Frank Ireri, CEO of Kenyan mortgage firm Housing FinanceKenyan mortgage firm Housing Finance will raise additional capital in the next two years after it delayed its plans to issue a corporate bond due to high interest rates on offer, its chief executive said on Thursday.

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