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Economic 'game changer'? African leaders launch free-trade zone

NIAMEY (Reuters) - African leaders launched a continental free-trade zone on Sunday that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development.

After four years of talks, an agreement to form a 55-nation


African Oil and Gas Players Eye New Market, Angola

As Angola works in attracting foreign investors from Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia, its closest African neighbours are also invading the race to tap into huge investment opportunities in Africa’s second-largest oil producing market.


Bee Farming An Annual Mission In Kenya

Over  30 metric tonnes of Kitui honey is procured by middlemen annually in a mission to fleece bee farmers, says Eutchus Katungi, Chairman of Kamaki Beekeepers Cooperative Society in Kitui South. Katungi  admits  that  unscrupulous  middlemen have  infiltrated  the multi-million Kitui County honey industry and are profiteering from it at the expense of bee farmers due to lack of proper market linkages.


World Rally Championship Interests Tanzanian Drivers

Tufail, the 2018 National Rally Championship(NRC) first runner driver, is keen on completing the revived Kenya Safari Rally schedules to start from July 4th to 7th in Kenya.


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