13-Feb-2019 to 19:32

Kigali hosting African fine coffees exhibition

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — The 17th African Fine Coffees Conference and Exhibition, the largest such gathering in Africa opened in the Rwandan capital Kigali on Wednesday.

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13-Feb-2019 to 18:56

Mauritius based credit rating agency cleared to operate in Kenya

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) on Thursday disclosed it has approved the registration of Mauritius based CARE Ratings (Africa) Private Limited (CRAF) as a credit rating agency, to evaluate the relative creditworthiness of issuers of securities and assign ratings to such securities.

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13-Feb-2019 to 15:25

Kenya: Agriculture key driver of growth in counties

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Agriculture remains a key driver of growth in Kenya’s 47 counties with the exception of Nairobi and Mombasa which are home to industrial centres, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics(KNBS).

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13-Feb-2019 to 15:05

Namibia power supply safe amidst crisis in South Africa

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia is not in danger of power disruption despite electricity crisis being experienced by South African power utility Eskom, from which the country import most of its electricity.

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13-Feb-2019 to 14:48

Uptake of credit by Kenyans to surge in February-Survey

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenyan banks are expecting an increase in the demand for credit by Kenyans in February 2019 compared to December last year, a survey by the Central Bank of Kenya(CBK) released on Wednesday disclosed.

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13-Feb-2019 to 14:39

Namibia: Repo Rate maintained at 6.75 percent

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Namibia on Wednesday left the Repo rate unchanged at 6.75 percent.

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13-Feb-2019 to 14:15

Tullow Oil Kenya posts $85m in after-tax profit

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — British oil and gas exploration firm, Tullow Oil on Wednesday disclosed it recorded a post-tax profit of $85 million in 2018.

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