Snapshot of African economy as @ 210122

Friday, January 21, 2022 / 12:15 p.m. / United Capital Research / Header Image Credit:Courtneyk, iStock Anglophone West Africa Nigeria According to the National Bureau of Statistics, consumer prices rose 15.6% yoy in December 2021, beating consensus estimates (14.8%; Bloomberg). According to the Minister of Finance in a presentation of …

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The plan to make full use of the railroad to move cargo from the port creates a storm

Cargo being unloaded from SGR train to Meter Gauge Railway freight train at Inland Container Depot in Mai Mahiu Naivasha for onward transport to Malaba. [Antony Gitonga, Standard] Coastal towns along the Northern Corridor are expected to be hit by another wave of economic hardship once Kenya Railways begins hauling …

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Rare twin elephant babies born in Kenya

Issued on: 01/20/2022 – 15:14Changed: 01/20/2022 – 15:12 Nairobi (AFP) – An elephant in Kenya has given birth to twins, an extremely rare event, conservationists said Thursday. Conservation group Save the Elephants said the twins – a man and a woman – were born to a mother named Bora. They …

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Government calls for cooperation to achieve food safety – Kenya News Agency

National and regional governments are committed to working with intergovernmental organizations, farmers and private stakeholders for the thriving of the agricultural sector, the backbone of Kenya’s economy. During the Fourth Intergovernmental Forum on Agriculture in Mombasa, Cabinet Minister for Agriculture Peter Munya said that the country is still lagging behind …

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The Daily Herald – Geothermal: Delivering Opportunities Beyond Electricity

Artistic representation of the extraction and use of geothermal energy. CASTRIES, St. Lucia–The harnessing of geothermal energy — that is, the heat that comes from beneath the earth — in the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) areas has been an ongoing topic of research and exploration since the …

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Kenya’s hammer blow for long overdue rental apps

ideas & debate Kenya’s hammer blow for long overdue rental apps Wednesday 19 January 2022 The Central Bank of Kenya, Nairobi on Sunday 22 November 2020. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG BY WANGARI NJATHIMore from this author summary After much ethical uproar from Kenyan digital loan borrowers, the Kenyan …

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FAA rejects FedEx proposal to install missile defense system on Airbus planes

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it was withdrawing proposed conditions that could have allowed supplier FedEx to install laser-based missile defenses on the jetmaker’s Airbus A321-200 planes. The FAA said Tuesday it “determined that further internal studies are necessary.” The FAA said, to avoid confusion, “a comment period …

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The climate crisis needs to be “humanized” to spur more action

EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Wahuti, the Kenyan activist who delivered an impassioned speech to world leaders at COP26, believes business and society must “open their hearts and listen” to communities already experiencing the worst of the climate crisis , to help make informed decisions for the benefit of society at the next …

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President Áder meets the Kenyan President in Nairobi

Kenya wants to increase its presence in Central Europe and is ready to open a diplomatic mission in Budapest as soon as possible, said Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta told The Hungarian counterpart János Áder on Monday in Nairobi. Áder is the first Hungarian President to visit Kenya since independence. At …

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Exciting motorsport showcase marks Standard Group’s partnership with Classic Rally: The Standard Sports

Standard Group CEO Orlando Lyomu (left) presents a gift to EASCR manager Sinder Sudle during the revival of a 1950 partnership with EASCR on Monday January 17, 2022. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Excitement was in the air as leading national broadcaster, Standard Group PLC, revived a 1950 partnership with the East …

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