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Ugandan traders strike

Some shop owners have closed their shops for fear of being looted/Photo/ReutersShops in Uganda's capital Kampala and other major towns were closed on Wednesday as traders began a three day strike against high interest rates.

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Britsh brewery seals bid for Ethiopian brewery

Diageo Plc, a UK based company on Tuesday completed its acquisition of a major Ethiopian brewer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 17:10

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UN to set up parmanent base in Jonglei, South Sudan

UNMISS will set up permanent bases in South Sudan's Jonglei State/ Photo/ UNMISS-Reuters  The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is to set up permanent bases for peacekeepers in areas worst affected by ethnic violence in Jonglei State.



Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2012 16:00

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Ethiopia: Local company signs petroleum exploration deal

South West Energy (SWE) on Monday signed a Petroleum Development and Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) to explore oil and gas reserves in the Gambella basin, making it the first Ethiopian company to sign a petroleum exploration accord with the government.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2012 01:49

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Ethiopia strikes large gold deposits

Ethiopia's state owned mining cooperation says it has discovered what would be the country's largest gold deposits worth more than $4 billion.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 12:46

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Keep the trains on track in East Africa



The Kenya-Uganda line will not be getting an upgrade any time soon, say investors Citadel/Photo/FAOWith all the buzz around infrastructure expansion in East Africa, the reluctance of donors and foreign investors to join the party suggests how worried they are about

Last Updated on Friday, 06 January 2012 19:24

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