Economic Growth of Tanzania Projected at 7% after 5th IMF PSI Review

Under the Policy Support Instrument which is designed for countries that do not need balance of payments financial support, IMF Executive Board Completes the Fifth Review of Tanzania’s economic performance under the program supported by a three-year PSI. The review indicates a great economic performance of the Tanzania economy during the first half of 2016 and is projected to remain at about 7 percent this fiscal year.

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Marriot International Expands in Algeria with Sheraton Annaba Hotel

Marriot International has increased their presence in Algeria by opening its 7th hotel – Sheraton Annaba, within the country’s fourth largest city and a popular commercial hub and tourist destination. With its iconic and sophisticated design, and appealing dining options, the hotel offers stunning views of the azure Mediterranean Sea and the scenic coastal city while giving its guest an easy access to the airport and the city’s most charming attractions.

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GHANA: Active Citizen Discuss “Ban on Plastics”

Dumpsite Dominated with Polythene Bags Set on Fire to Burn. Akrofuom, Ghana.

A number of active citizens from all parts of Ghana gather to discuss whether the country should place a complete ban on plastic bags.

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Simien Mountains Exploration like you have never had before

Taking adventures trekking at Simien Mountains is one of a great life time experiences that will be treasured. Truly anyone can have the best time of their life here at the tallest mountain famously known as the roof of Africa. Simien Mountain is full of life, exciting adventure and up close view of wildlife’s creating immeasurable rewarding trekking. The enormous green scenery of the mountain which is said to rival the Colorado’s Grand Canyon are magnificent. From friendly baboons, ancient churches up in the mountains to sky rise green mountains, the massive mountain offers endless and unforgettable escapades that certainly fulfils your dream of perfect trekking Jumia Travel reveals.

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Charming things you should know about Ethiopia before visiting

Spotted in the land of East Africa having over 80 ethnicities surrounding its glorious landscapes; Ethiopia is identified as a land of sacred and sophisticated and extreme sights. Each destination portrays extravaganza of nature and ancient treasures but it’s people who stayed true to their culture and tradition offer its own unique kind of attraction to travelers. Jumia Travel highlights ten funny things to know about Ethiopia so that you can blend in easily with the public enjoying your time in Ethiopia.

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What it takes for Ethiopia to realize its ambition to be ICT hub

Adequate budgeting and efficient administration takes ICT development a long way. For developing countries such as Ethiopia which has its telecommunication service under state monopoly striving to create a universal coverage has been the key mission before the country surrenders its state monopoly to the private sector through joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) initiative.

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Finalists for the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 announced

Six African projects with big economic and social impact will be presented during the AFIF 2017, convened by EMRC in Nairobi, Kenya (13-16 February)

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Join key players in Africa’s humanitarian aid and development sector at 2nd Aid & Development Africa Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

With Aid & Development Africa Summit fast approaching, Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is excited to share the agenda and recently confirmed speakers, who will deliver invaluable insight into technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in sub-Saharan East Africa.

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Nokia and Ooredoo Algeria achieve transmission rate of 1 Terabit-per-second in Africa’s first field trial of new optical technology

  • Future deployment will enable Ooredoo Algeria to offer high capacity-based solutions to its subscribers
  • Nokia’s cutting-edge technology was used to achieve 1 Terabit-per-second transmission rate over optical fibre

Working in partnership, Ooredoo Algeria and Nokia have successfully achieved a ground-breaking transmission speed of 1.2 terabits per second over optical fibre in Africa’s first field trial of innovative optical communications technology.

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Time for your New Year Cyber Detox?

By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows

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Mauritania aims to boost food production through new UN agency agreement

The first phase will focus on horticulture, poultry farming, goat milk and non-timber forest products; the second phase could include fishing and new income generating crops or activities

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Nations Aiding Ethiopia Should Strengthen Advocacy Not Infrastructural Development

Staying in touch with family, and friends in Ethiopia is quiet tougher than you would assume for a quick developing country with such great name for its capital – Addis Ababa. The state of emergency declared by the country has made living more difficult for most residents but particularly expatriates and tourists. The shutdown of some social media platforms and other media platforms after conflicts in public gatherings posing threat to both tourists and locals, has made it difficult for majority of youth to stay in touch with their global networks.

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Ghana’s Tema Oil Refinery Expansion Increase Daily Production to 65,000 Barrels

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Ghana’s Tema Oil Refinery which is a major crude oil refinery in the country has announced that it will be increasing its everyday production capacity from its reported initial capacity of 45,000 barrels of crude oil to a daily production capacity of 65,000 barrels. This announcement follows a recent expansion of processing units at the oil refinery which has been tested successfully to give assurance of the capacity of the Crude Distillation Unit to produce the anticipated 65,000 barrels per day. Accordingly, this increased capacity will mean enhanced operations for the Tema Oil Refinery in the production of fuels and its related products.

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Grounding Global Travel Fraud: 4 Ways To Protect Your Revenue

Business is booming for the global online travel industry, which is expected to be worth $830 billion in 2017. Research suggests that revenue could surpass $1,091 billion by 2022.

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A Global Analysis about the Outlook of Islamic Banking and Finance in 2017

2017 will prove to be the best year for Islamic Financial market

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Cybersecurity needs to be on every organization’s agenda for 2017

By Matthew Gardiner, Senior Product Marketing Manager of Mimecast

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Glorious Beach Vacation at Langano

If there is a destination which never runs out of being an exceptional timeless destination it’s Langano. Its endless adventure offers a dream of incredible water adventure. Whether you enjoy water sport or just lying on the sand enjoying the warm sun and fresh air you will not be disappointed in the land of Hawassa.

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