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Africans urged not to rely on women for agriculture development

African officials have urged the entire continent not to rely on women for agriculture growth and instead re-evaluate issues and frameworks needed to develop the sector. Speaking yesterday in Nairobi,

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Establishment of CFTA to double trade in Africa, support 1 billion business owners

The creation of a Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) could more than double the share of Africa’s trade by the year 2022 if only complemented by trade facilitation measures, the

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KRA rolls out digital excise stamps to seal tax leakages, widen revenue base

  The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has introduced new generation excise stamps for all tobacco, wines, spirits, ready-to-drink alcoholic drinks and beers. The new excise stamps bear a Quick Response

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Poverty rates decline in Africa as agriculture fuels development

  Poverty rates have declined in African countries, a new report released by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). Dubbed ‘African Agriculture Status Report (AASR): Progress towards

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Equity Group ranked most attractive, stable lender in 2016 Cytonn banking report Equity Bank Group has emerged top in a Cytonn Banking Report for the first half (H1) of 2016.

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USAID announces Sh1 billion fund to strengthen global scientific community

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab has announced the release of more than $10 million (Sh1 billion) in funding for 49 new research partnerships to

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Savannah cement offers Sh1 million Engineering scholarship to bright student

  Savannah Cement has offered an orphaned ‘A’ student who had resorted to working at a posho mill an opportunity to pursue his university education. Saul Henry Obwanda was a

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Equity Group ranked most attractive, stable lender in 2016 Cytonn banking report

Equity Bank Group has emerged top in a Cytonn Banking Report for the first half (H1) of 2016. The lender’s success was supported by a strong franchise and intrinsic value

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Banks must cap interest rate caps on loans

Consumers are expected to start enjoying a sign of relieve commencing September 14 2016 after the government made an official notice last week asking all commercial banks to put into effect the

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Sustainable Investments in Agriculture Program at the Strathmore University Business School Strathmore University Business School will on Wednesday, September 7 host an event titled the Sustainable Investments in Agriculture Program