African Business News

Africa gets $10m boost for agricultural entrepreneurs

A US$10 million grant to support the development of Africa-based innovations to boost African agricultural growth has been announced by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).


World Bank Approves Funds for Ethiopia-Kenya Power Project

The World Bank on Thursday approved $ 684 million loan grant for the Eastern Electricity Highway Project, which will connect Ethiopia's electrical grid with Kenya's allowing power trading between the two East African neighbors.


Nigeria's Foreign Policy to Attract Investors - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said the major focus of Nigeria's foreign policy at the moment was to attract direct foreign investments to the country.


Report Finds Funding for Maternal and Child Health Has Stalled

Spending on maternal and child health has stalled, according to an expert analysis, raising concerns that efforts to cut deaths in poor countries to meet the millennium development goals (MDGs) may falter.


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