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Indigenisation: Diamond Firm Gives Up 51% Stake To Zimbabweans

Murowa Diamonds has agreed to surrender 51 percent stake in line with the Zimbabwean Government’s Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment regulations.

South Sudan's Entry Into EAC to Spur Investment

The prospect of South Sudan's admission to the East African Community to which she applied for observer status in 2007, is exciting. Her markets and oil fields will certainly boost the region's foreign investment and trade.

'Shell Paid Soldiers to Suppress and Kill Nigerian Protesters in Ogoniland'

Documents that have emerged from court cases against oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of Nigeria reveal that in the 1990s it routinely worked with Nigeria's military to suppress resistance to its activities, often from activists in Ogoniland, in the delta region, some of them ending in deaths

East Africa's U.S. $3 Billion Infrastructure Facelift Plan

Regional leaders are seeking to raise at least $3 billion for a planned infrastructure facelift to boost East and southern Africa as an investment destination.

Does The Jim Crow Law Still Exist In Grand Rapids, Michigan?

Professor Michelle Alexander's book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, is where she argues that a once abolished Jim Crow Law still exists by way of its being redesigned and implemented by the Justice System.

Rwanda Top Destination for Business in East Africa

Rwanda has retained its position as an ideal host for businesses in the East African Community (EAC) by clinching the top position in the first ever business rankings conducted by the bloc's Secretariat.

Obama Has Betrayed the Black Community

Obama has been completely disconnected with the black community. He has failed to articulate any policy that would deal with the crisis that is evident in urban America. Rather, Obama is much more focused on articulating and enacting policies about issues that are close to his heart, such as allowing gays to serve openly in the military

Cairo’s Black Community Dares to Keep Going

A ride through the streets of Cairo may not give you the complete picture of the city's popularity with the rest of Africa. Visiting the right places could.

East African Monetary Must be Fast Tracked

The East African Community (EAC) member states will continue to lose tourists and investments if their Monetary Union expectations are not met according to the integration schedule.

UN Member States Gather to Welcome South Sudan to Community of...

South Sudan's independence from the rest of Sudan is the result of the January 2011 referendum held under the terms of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) that ended the decades-long civil war between the North and the South.

East Africa's Single Tourist Visa May Face Some Delay

Tourists will have to wait a little longer to visit the East African Community (EAC) using a single visa since partner states have not put all the requirements in place.

African Free Trade Area a Boost for BRICS

The historic $1-trillion African free trade area, the first vital steps towards which were taken over the weekend, will serve as a major boost for the BRICS grouping, says International Marketing Council of South Africa CEO Miller Matola.

RwandAir New Routes a Boom for Business Community

The optimism shown by the local business community in these new destinations is being perceived by many as a positive indicator of confidence by the local business community in the new markets now served by direct flights out of Kigali.

Two More Blocs Join Common Currency Talks

PLANS to adopt a single currency for the 15-member Southern African Development Community (Sadc) by 2018 could be overtaken by a much broader regional...