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    12-Jun-2018 to 10:26

    Kenya: Chamber of commerce lobbies for Africa in future WCC vote

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI), will lobby for Africa to be considered as a stand-alone regional block apart from the Middle East so as to receive enough attention going forward to host the World Chamber Congress (WCC).

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    12-Jun-2018 to 10:19

    Kenya: Swiss insurance firm acquires $48m stake in Britam Holdings

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Swiss Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurance companies, based in Switzerland, has acquired 13.81 percent stake worth 4.8 billion shillings ($48 million) in Kenyan insurer Britam Holdings.

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    11-Jun-2018 to 12:19

    Subdued mineral production weighs down Botswana’s 2017 growth – IMF

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s economic growth decelerated to 2.4 percent in 2017 on the back of declines in copper and nickel production and lower activity in construction and trade, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday.

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    10-Jun-2018 to 16:22

    Cameroon: Timber exports to EU down in Q1 2018

    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — Cameroon log exports to the European Union (EU) in the first quarter of 2018 amounted to 3,400 metric tonnes of wood, representing a drop of 11 percent, compared to the same period last year.

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    09-Jun-2018 to 17:20

    Senegal: Banks’ domestic claims up in Q1 2018

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The outstanding domestic claims of deposit-taking institutions in Senegal recorded a slight increase of 2.3 percent at the end of the first quarter of 2018, compared to the same period of 2017, APA learned Saturday from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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    09-Jun-2018 to 15:30

    Mozambique targets $6.8b in tourism revenue

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Minister of Culture and Tourism, Silva Dunduro, has said the country’s target is $6.8 billion in tourism receipts after the implementation of the 2018/2019 tourism strategic development plan, APA can report on Saturday.

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    08-Jun-2018 to 15:31

    Kenya: Performance of private sector softens in May - Report

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s private sector performance fell from April’s 27-month high of 56.4 to 55.4, the Stanbic Bank has reported in its latest Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) released on Thursday.

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