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The East African Community (EAC) has launched the EAC Regional and Domestic Tourism Media Campaign set to publicize national and regional tourism products and services, in a move aiming at stimulating intra-regional travel.  The campaign dubbed, ‘Tembea Nyumbani’, seeks to entice East Africans to travel in their specific countries and around the region, in an Continue Reading
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Ecobank Group has signed an agreement for a €100 million long-term credit facility over nine years with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The facility affirms joint Ecobank Group and EIB targeted support for business investment across Africa, with particular support for the sectors most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ade Ayeyemi, Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Continue Reading
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Airtel Africa has announced its B2B provider, Airtel Business, has formed a new partnership with Cisco to provide secure internet access to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, in support of their digital transformation journeys. The partnership bundles Airtel Africa’s fixed connectivity solutions with Cisco Umbrella, a cloud-based, plug and Continue Reading
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Uganda has lined up 10 investment projects worth about US$5 billion, according to Investment Opportunities IPAs Project Book 2021, now in circulation at the on-going Intra-Africa Trade Fair (IATF) 2021 in Durban South Africa.   The projects selected by Uganda Investment Authority as a national Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) are in the areas of agriculture, […]Continue Reading
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Tech. firm, Apple will for the first time start selling spare parts and tools to the general public to perform their own repairs on some iPhone handsets and Mac computers. The Self Service Repair programme comes following years of pressure from consumer groups have resulted in Apple providing greater access to repair manuals and genuine parts. In 2019, Continue Reading