Africans Investing in Africa

Africans Investing in Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS Investors from Europe, Asia and the United States are not the only ones chasing growth opportunities in Africa these days. Africans themselves are waking…

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World Bank Finances Great Lakes Power Plant

World Bank Finances Great Lakes Power Plant

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The World Bank has approved a $340 million financing package for a crucial hydroelectric power plant in Africa’s Great Lakes region, a project…

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Ethiopia’s Commodity Exchange Boosts Growth

Ethiopia’s Commodity Exchange Boosts Growth

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A bell rings, and the floor of Ethiopia’s Commodities Exchange (ECX) is flooded with traders dressed in colored coats, waving hands, and shouting…

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Railway Will Link Three Countries

Railway Will Link Three Countries

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS A railway that runs from Kenya to Uganda will be extended to Rwanda by March 2018 as part of efforts to deepen trade ties…

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Askia the Great Presided Over an Expanding Empire

Askia the Great Presided Over an Expanding Empire

Reading Time: 2 minutes Muhammad Ture was a politician, a ruler, a conqueror and a businessman. In the late 15th century, he used his considerable skills to expand the…

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Where Am I?

Where Am I?

Reading Time: < 1 minute CLUES: Many tourist sources incorrectly describe this site as featuring natural geysers caused by volcanic activity. The spouts actually are cold and man-made. Water rich…

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