12-Sep-2019 to 14:07

Malawi unions slam minimum wage proposal

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi government’s proposal to pay its civil servants US$48 a month as a minimum wage has disappointed the country’s workers, APA learnt on Thursday.

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12-Sep-2019 to 12:04

Kenya’s tourism to reap from travel agent conference

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya is set to benefit from a major United States (US) Travel Agents Association event to be held on the 13th and 14th of September in Chicago to increase tourist numbers into the country.

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11-Sep-2019 to 20:08

Focus on economic, export diversification, UNCTAD tells developing nations

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Economic and export diversification is the best response to the challenges posed by climate change in developing countries that depend on commodities, according to UNCTAD’s Commodities and Development Report 2019.

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11-Sep-2019 to 08:27

In a bid to fetch better prices, Kenyan factories shift to orthodox teas

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya tea factories are now embarking on the production of orthodox teas that are gaining global popularity and fetching better prices, to mitigate against the country’s market concentration risk on black teas as well as overreliance on the four main markets which account for 70 percent of our tea exports.

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10-Sep-2019 to 16:51

Fifth Investing in Africa Forum opens in Brazzaville

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — The fifth Investing in Africa Forum opened Tuesday in Brazzaville with five African presidents in attendance, under the theme “Leveraging Partnerships for Economic diversification and Jobs Creation in African Economies.”

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10-Sep-2019 to 14:26

Ethiopia needs to invest $6bn to achieve development goals

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Dr. Vera Songwe the Ethiopian Government needs to to increase investment by $6 billion every year to help the nation achieve development goals.

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10-Sep-2019 to 13:31

Salaries, education claim lion’s share of Malawi budget proposal

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The public service wage bill and the education sector accounted for the lion’s share of Malawi's US$2.4 billion 2019/20 national budget announced by Finance Minister Joseph Mwanamveka on Monday.

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