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Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threats facing mining companies - Financial Post

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 21:57
Burkina Faso killing highlights increasing security threats facing mining companies  Financial Post

TORONTO — The killing of a Canadian mining company executive in Burkina Faso is drawing attention to the deteriorating security situation in the country and ...

Rendeavour deploys cell towers to boost communication in Ghana - Ventures Africa

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 20:23
Rendeavour deploys cell towers to boost communication in Ghana  Ventures Africa

African urban developer, Rendeavour has partnered with ATC Ghana, a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation, to deploy cell towers in its Appolonia City ...

These are 5 African innovators working to accelerate socio-economic development through business - Ventures Africa

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 20:09
These are 5 African innovators working to accelerate socio-economic development through business  Ventures Africa

From water systems that convert air to potable water, to apps that facilitate peer to peer money swap, here are five innovators set to shape Africa for the better.

LSE's 'Companies To Inspire Africa 2019' Report Shows 46% CAGR Revenue - Forbes

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 20:01
LSE's 'Companies To Inspire Africa 2019' Report Shows 46% CAGR Revenue  Forbes

The second edition of the London Stock Exchange's Companies to Inspire Africa 2019 report, which lists 360 companies from 32 African nations, in identifying ...

Full in-tray awaits new anti-graft boss - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:44
Full in-tray awaits new anti-graft boss  Business Daily

Twalib Abdallah Mbarak took over as the chief executive of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) on Monday with the promise of making Kenya a.

Burger King to open fifth store in Lavington as competition rises - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:44
Burger King to open fifth store in Lavington as competition rises  Business Daily

Fast food franchise Burger King is set to open a new branch in Lavington in a few months, increasing the store count in Kenya to five.

SIB starts offshore gold trading unit - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:44
SIB starts offshore gold trading unit  Business Daily

Kenyan investors can buy precious metals such as gold, silver and copper on the international markets through Standard Investment Bank (SIB) after the Capital ...

309,700 pupils miss Friday Form One admission deadline - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:44
309,700 pupils miss Friday Form One admission deadline  Business Daily

A total of 309700 pupils who sat their Kenya Certificate for Primary Education (KCPE) examination last year had not reported to Form One in the first.

DPP seeks lighter sentence for man in Sh9m debt murder trial - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:44
DPP seeks lighter sentence for man in Sh9m debt murder trial  Business Daily

Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji seeks to save a suspect accused of brutally murdering a businessman from life in jail after successfully.

Sanlam set to pursue bond default directors - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:42
Sanlam set to pursue bond default directors  Business Daily

Sanlam Kenya will take legal action against firms such as Kaluworks, a manufacturer of aluminum utensils and roofing sheets associated with industrialist.

US court delays Akasha brothers drug suit verdict - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:41
US court delays Akasha brothers drug suit verdict  Business Daily

The US federal judge presiding over the drug-trafficking case of Baktash and Ibrahim Akasha has rescheduled the brothers' sentencing date to March 15.

Haji defends hiring of Queen’s Counsel in Mwilu corruption case - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 19:41
Haji defends hiring of Queen’s Counsel in Mwilu corruption case  Business Daily

Attorney General Kihara Kariuki on Thursday defended the appointment of Prof Khawar Qureshi to lead the prosecution of the Deputy Chief Justice Philomena.

Sh150 million tower lifts Ukunda Airstrip safety - Business Daily

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 18:58
Sh150 million tower lifts Ukunda Airstrip safety  Business Daily

Ukunda Airstrip has received a major boost after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) commissioned its first modern Sh150 million control tower for.

Nigeria tops London stock exchange list of companies to inspire Africa - BusinessAMLive

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 18:25
Nigeria tops London stock exchange list of companies to inspire Africa  BusinessAMLive

Adesola Afolabi is Businessamlive Reporter. You can contact her on adesola.afolabi@businessamlive.com with stories and commentary. 5 hrs35 views0 ...

Springfield recognized and listed by London stock exchange group as one of the 'companies to inspire Africa' in 2019 - GhanaWeb

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:26
Springfield recognized and listed by London stock exchange group as one of the 'companies to inspire Africa' in 2019  GhanaWeb

Ghanaian energy giant, Springfield Group's contribution towards the development of Ghana and Africa's energy requirements continues to be recognized.

Report lists Ethiopia among top ten investment destinations in Africa - New Business Ethiopia

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:07
Report lists Ethiopia among top ten investment destinations in Africa  New Business Ethiopia

South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) new report, 'Where to Invest in Africa', listed Ethiopia among the top 10 African countries to invest in 2019. “It is time ...

Al-Qaeda's Disciples Still a Threat to African Business Hub - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:01
Al-Qaeda's Disciples Still a Threat to African Business Hub  Bloomberg

When the blasts shattered the calm at the 14 Riverside office park in Kenya's capital on Tuesday afternoon, Vikash and eight colleagues hit the floor and waited ...

Nairobi hotel attack death toll reaches 21 in Kenya - Quartz

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:57
Nairobi hotel attack death toll reaches 21 in Kenya  Quartz

The two young men left the world the same way they had lived: together as friends and colleagues. On Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 15), 28-year-olds Feisal Ahmed ...