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The Story of Rwanda’s Regeneration and Rehabilitation

Published on 31 May 2021

Driving through Kigali, the cleanliness and the lack of trash has to be seen to be believed. There is not a speck of refuse, not a piece of paper, not a thrown away plastic bottle. While the local government pays some residents to tidy streets, on the last Saturday of every month each family must […]

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New hotel offerings in Livingston Zambia

Published on 31 May 2021

Radisson Hotel Group will open its first resort and third hotel in Zambia. Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia is set to open in 2022. The hotel is nestled on the banks of one of Africa’s longest rivers, the Zambezi, in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, 5km south of the historic city of Livingstone, just 4km north-west […]

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Why Twitter Chose Ghana as its Base

Published on 31 May 2021

Twitter’s announcement on Monday that it will set up its first Africa base in Ghana, has generated fierce debate among Nigerian users of the social media app, and reignited the never-ending rivalry between the two countries, known colloquially as the ‘jollof wars.’ Many Nigerians believe that Twitter’s decision is a snub to the continent’s largest […]

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Office in Congo Brazzaville

Published on 31 May 2021

Our office in Ponte Noire has been open for over two years, we are now expanding to opening a office in Brazzaville during this year. Our COO Paul Waller has now based himself in the Congo offices, to oversee the new operation. Paul was instrumental and the pioneer in opening our office in Luanda in […]

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Morocco and Namibia Removed from the European Union’s List of Tax Havens

Published on 31 May 2021

In February last year, the EU granted Namibia and Morocco an extension to continue reforms already undertaken since 2019 to adapt their tax laws to the requirements of the institution. Thedeadline expired August 31 and December 31, 2020. In a statement Monday, the EU however said the island nation of Seychelles, Botswana and Estawani are […]

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Clean Mining Gains Foothold in Mozambique

Published on 31 May 2021

The mining sector in Mozambique is in the midst of transformation, as it realigns with the clean energy transition by harnessing precious minerals required for the production of electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries. In addition to sizable gas reserves found offshore, Mozambique is home to commercially significant deposits of coal, gold, graphite, ilmenite, iron ore, […]

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Africa can be at the Heart of the Rebirth of an Entire Industry

Published on 31 May 2021

For many countries on the continent, tourism is one of the pillars of economic growth. Many hopes therefore rest on this sector, which is now being undermined by an unprecedented pandemic. Countries such as Kenya, Egypt or Morocco, whose GDP is so closely linked to the health of tourism, would be right to be concerned […]

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Sentiment Around Investing in East Africa Wanes

Published on 31 May 2021

At the beginning of 2020, few developing world regions excited as much attention as East Africa. Driven by a resurgent Kenyan economy, the promise of economic liberalisation in Ethiopia and the possibility of vast oil production in Uganda, investors were flocking to the region in the hope of taking advantage of bold new opportunities. A […]

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Looking back & looking forward

Published on 24 July 2020

Kim Becker, CEO of Africa Mobility Sevices, explains how his company is tackling the COVID-19 crisis and looks at some of the innovations from the region. I remember watching the news on our television set in early January of this year, whilst preparing for our shareholders’ meeting which takes place during February. AMS had completed […]

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Kenya’s Schooling Year Closes

Published on 24 July 2020

The Education Ministry announced on Tuesday morning (7 July) that primary and secondary school students in Kenya will not return to school until 2021. Subsequently, terminal exams for both levels – the Kenya Primary Certificate Exams, and the Kenya Secondary Certificate Exams – have also been cancelled. The decision is based on the evolution of […]

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