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African leaders meet in Rwanda to agree on free trade deal

President Kagame swearing in at the Amahoro stadium, Rwanda, Aug.18, 2017. Photo: Eric Murinzi/AP/SIPAAfrican heads of states and business leaders from across the continent gathered in Rwanda's capital Kigali on Wednesday (March 21), ahead of a historic signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), an agreement that would pave the way for continental commerce.

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African Union: Kagame takes the reins

 

EFE/EPA/MAXPPPThe arrival of Rwanda’s strongman as the chair of the African Union’s assembly has raised hopes that long-overdue institutional and financial reforms to the bloc can finally happen

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People to watch: East Africa

Tim Ireland/AP/SIPAPeople to watch: East Africa
 

 

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People to watch: East Africa

 

Paul Kagame/FlikrPeople to watch: East Africa

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With revamped T-kash, Telkom Kenya aims to challenge Safaricom's dominance

 Kenyans stand in line to use public telephones provided by Telkom Kenya, Nairobi on Tuesday Jan. 15, 2002. Photo: KHALIL SENOSI/AP/SIPATelkom Kenya relaunched a mobile financial services platform on Monday that it hopes can challenge Safaricom's dominance of Kenya's lucrative mobile money market.

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