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BUSINESS: Fight over Sadolin - Independent

3 hours 48 min ago

Independent

BUSINESS: Fight over Sadolin
Independent
“The claims that Sadolin is migrating to Kansai Plascon are false and misleading the public as Sadolin has been owned by AkzoNobel since 1987 and was never owned by the local licensee, Sadolin Paints East Africa,” Smidt told The Independent.

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East Africa bloc appeals for peace in Kenya ahead of fresh polls - Xinhua

Sun, 2017-09-24 10:29

Xinhua

East Africa bloc appeals for peace in Kenya ahead of fresh polls
Xinhua
NAIROBI, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- East Africa's regional bloc on Sunday called on Kenyans to remain peaceful and avoid acts of violence that may plunge the country into a constitutional crisis ahead of the fresh presidential polls in late October.
Kenyan Prosecutor Probes Vote Officials Over Botched ElectionBloomberg

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East Africa: Wheat Farmers Win Big At Dar Meeting - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2017-09-22 14:43

East Africa: Wheat Farmers Win Big At Dar Meeting
AllAfrica.com
Wheat farmers in Kenya and Tanzania have emerged as the ultimate beneficiaries of the prolonged trade war between the two nations. The two countries have agreed to fund part of the production costs for wheat farmers and create a commercial bank to ...

MKU, Makerere research fund to benefit EA scientists - Daily Nation

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:53

Daily Nation

MKU, Makerere research fund to benefit EA scientists
Daily Nation
East Africa faces challenges of the double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases which are compounded by a shortage in health workers and inadequate access to quality health services by a majority of the population living in the rural ...

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East Africa: Telecoms Provider appoints former Safaricom Executive - Celebrating Progress Africa

Fri, 2017-09-22 02:55

Celebrating Progress Africa

East Africa: Telecoms Provider appoints former Safaricom Executive
Celebrating Progress Africa
Pan-African telecommunications enabler, SEACOM, has appointed seasoned executive, Tonny Tugee, to head its newly launched business in Kenya and its service provider segment for East Africa. Tugee will lead an experienced team of ICT professionals ...

Disney Names Rebecca Campbell Its New Chief for Europe, Middle East, and Africa - Variety

Thu, 2017-09-21 16:26

Variety

Disney Names Rebecca Campbell Its New Chief for Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Variety
Disney has appointed veteran executive Rebecca Campbell president of its business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Staring in January, she will replace Diego Lerner, who has been Disney's EMEA chief since 2009 and is returning to his native ...

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East Africa: Telecoms Provider appoints former Safaricom Executive - Celebrating Progress Africa

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:36

Celebrating Progress Africa

East Africa: Telecoms Provider appoints former Safaricom Executive
Celebrating Progress Africa
Pan-African telecommunications enabler, SEACOM, has appointed seasoned executive, Tonny Tugee, to head its newly launched business in Kenya and its service provider segment for East Africa. Tugee will lead an experienced team of ICT professionals ...

East Africa: Chivas Launches US$1 Million Global Search for Startups - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:36

East Africa: Chivas Launches US$1 Million Global Search for Startups
AllAfrica.com
Chivas Regal launched the Chivas Venture 2018 - a global search to find and support the next generation of startups who want to succeed while changing the world for the better. Since the Chivas Venture first launched globally in 2014, almost 6,000 ...

East Africa: 10 Women From Kenya, Rwanda to Represent EA At TechWomen - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:31

East Africa: 10 Women From Kenya, Rwanda to Represent EA At TechWomen
AllAfrica.com
Out of more than nearly 4,000 applicants, 10 women from Kenya and Rwanda have been selected to go to the United States to participate in TechWomen, a five-week program that empowers and connects emerging women leaders to create positive impact in ...

East Africa: Anti-Competitive Practices Hamper EA Markets - SG ... - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 2017-09-21 08:28

East Africa: Anti-Competitive Practices Hamper EA Markets - SG ...
AllAfrica.com
CHARGING of high prices arising from anti-competitive practices such as cartels is a major challenges facing investors and consumers in East African region ...

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Church official swaps East Africa for North Yorkshire to learn about Ripon Cathedral - The Northern Echo (registration)

Thu, 2017-09-21 04:09

The Northern Echo (registration)

Church official swaps East Africa for North Yorkshire to learn about Ripon Cathedral
The Northern Echo (registration)
A CHURCH official has swapped East Africa for North Yorkshire to spend a week at a landmark cathedral. Andrew Owino is a verger at St Stephen's Cathedral in the Kenyan city of Nairobi but has left Africa behind for the week to learn more about the ...

Church official swaps East Africa for North Yorkshire to learn about Ripon Cathedral - Darlington and Stockton Times

Thu, 2017-09-21 04:08

Darlington and Stockton Times

Church official swaps East Africa for North Yorkshire to learn about Ripon Cathedral
Darlington and Stockton Times
A CHURCH official has swapped East Africa for North Yorkshire to spend a week at a landmark cathedral. Andrew Owino is a verger at St Stephen's Cathedral in the Kenyan city of Nairobi but has left Africa behind for the week to learn more about the ...

East Africa: EAC to harmonise tuition fees next year - The PIE News - The PIE News

Wed, 2017-09-20 12:00

East Africa: EAC to harmonise tuition fees next year - The PIE News
The PIE News
University students across the East African region will, from January next year, begin paying the same amount of tuition fees, in the first step towards the ...
East Africa: One E-Passport, One Language, EAC Trade Starts With ...AllAfrica.com

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In Kenya, Nakumatt is being taken over by Tuskys — Quartz - Quartz

Wed, 2017-09-20 11:39

Quartz

In Kenya, Nakumatt is being taken over by Tuskys — Quartz
Quartz
Kenya's second largest supermarket, Tuskys, has come to the rescue of its larger rival, Nakumatt, to save the latter from shuttering. The rescue came after ...

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East Africa: EAC, Germany Ties Saluted As New Envoy Jets in ... - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 2017-09-19 09:02

East Africa: EAC, Germany Ties Saluted As New Envoy Jets in ...
AllAfrica.com
THE East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, Ambassador Liberat Mfumukeko, has hailed the strong relations between the EAC and the Federal ...

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East Africa: IGAD Parliamentarians Call for Revoking Economic Sanctions Against the Sudan - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 2017-09-19 08:57

East Africa: IGAD Parliamentarians Call for Revoking Economic Sanctions Against the Sudan
AllAfrica.com
Khartoum — The ninth meeting of the Speakers in IGAD states concluded session in Khartoum on Monday, with a call for revoking sanctions imposed on the Sudan. The final communique has called for revolting the unjust economic sanctions imposed against ...

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Proctor East Africa targets bigger breakfast stake with million-dollar factory - BakeryAndSnacks.com

Tue, 2017-09-19 08:41

BakeryAndSnacks.com

Proctor East Africa targets bigger breakfast stake with million-dollar factory
BakeryAndSnacks.com
Kenyan food processing company Proctor & Allan East Africa has finalised the Sh2bn ($19m) refurbishment of its factory in Limuru, with an eye of capturing a bigger slice of the Kenyan ready-to-eat cereals market.

Nominations open to global Women in Fintech Powerlist - Disrupt Africa

Tue, 2017-09-19 06:41

Disrupt Africa

Nominations open to global Women in Fintech Powerlist
Disrupt Africa
Nominations are open to Innovate Finance's Women in Fintech Powerlist, which recognises women shaping the future of fintech around the world. UK-based membership organisation Innovate Finance compiles its Powerlist of Women in Fintech each year, ...

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State Department attorney speaking on East Africa - Lewiston Sun Journal

Mon, 2017-09-18 04:01

Lewiston Sun Journal

State Department attorney speaking on East Africa
Lewiston Sun Journal
Catlett will discuss recent developments in East Africa through the lens of security and justice, focusing on Kenya and Somalia, and the Department of State's continuing role in targeted assistance to the region. He will also discuss assistance to ...

Proctor East Africa targets bigger breakfast stake with Sh2 billion ... - The Standard

Sat, 2017-09-16 21:02

The Standard

Proctor East Africa targets bigger breakfast stake with Sh2 billion ...
The Standard
Food processing firm Proctor & Allan East Africa is angling for a bigger pie of the ready-to-eat cereals market with the completion of a Sh2 billion factory.

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