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Investment in railways connect dry ports in Africa

Investment in railways connect dry ports in Africa

Africa’s inland and dry ports have been boosted by investment in connecting railways as they continue to support increasing imports and exportsIn 1970, many African countries had b…...

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Importers face higher freight charges as Covid-19 crisis bites

Importers face higher freight charges as Covid-19 crisis bites

Importers are grappling with a sharp rise in freight charges as cargo operators hike the cost to compensate on reduced consignments and empty flights coming in from Europe and Asia …...

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Kenya tea sales to Ireland rise on direct purchases

Kenya tea sales to Ireland rise on direct purchases

Kenya’s tea exports to Ireland continue to rise with volumes growing more than three fold in the first month of the year as a result of direct purchases of the commodity after Brex…...

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Kenya to reap big from India’s major travel and trade expo

Kenya to reap big from India’s major travel and trade expo

Kenya plans to leverage on the Outbound Travel Mart (OTM) as part of increasing its market share from the growing outbound travel originating from the Asia Pacific region. In the ev…...

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Kenya push for US trade talks to stir up EAC again

Kenya push for US trade talks to stir up EAC again

Kenya faces another tough task of convincing its East African Community partners to allow it pursue a trade agreement with the US even as a standoff persists over its duty-and-quota…...

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Kenya pushes for direct cut flower sales to Qatar

Kenya pushes for direct cut flower sales to Qatar

Kenya’s private sector is proposing to sell flowers directly to Qatar as part of efforts to boost trade relations with the Middle East country. The push for the flower exports to t…...

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Pakistani investors eye trade deals in Nairobi talks

Pakistani investors eye trade deals in Nairobi talks

Top Pakistani government officials and businesses have jetted into Kenya for a two-day meeting with government and private sector leaders as Islamabad hunts for trade and investment…...

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Gold exports make up half of Tanzania export earnings

Gold exports make up half of Tanzania export earnings

Tanzanias gold exports accounted for 51.4 per cent or half of the non-traditional export goods, and increased by 41.9 per cent to earn $2,139.9 million on account of both volume and…...

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GCC governments spur investment in Africa

GCC governments spur investment in Africa

With strong historical trading links, Africa is becoming an increasingly vital partner for the countries in the Gulf. With its strategic position at the nexus of Asia and Africa, Du…...

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Zambia suspends 15pc export duty on gemstones: minister

Zambia suspends 15pc export duty on gemstones: minister

Zambia will suspend a 15 per cent export duty on gemstones but not diamonds from January 1 after the move that was intended to raise more revenues instead undermined production, the…...

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