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SOMALIA RELAUNCHES FIRST JOURNALISM SCHOOL IN 26 YEARS

THE SOMALIA National University (SONU) is opening the first journalist school to operate in the county in 26 years, as Somalia’s growing peace and stability has seen the launch of newspapers, websites and radio stations in the country. Expert training is needed as the horrors of war in Somalia are still in the air, with journalists risking conflict with Islamist insurgents Al-Shabab and other armed gangs.…

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CONFERENCE HEARS HOW KENYA IS PUSHING AHEAD WITH DRONE REGULATION

Kenya is likely to become the second country in east Africa after Rwanda to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as drones, for commercial purposes, according to Capt. Gilbert Kibe, director general of the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA).

Speaking during a ‘Drones East Africa Conference’ held in Nairobi on June 20-21, Kibe briefed delegates on draft regulations that will open Kenya skies to UAVs: “The policy procedures and regulations for remotely piloted aircraft systems…have been approved and will provide a roadmap to the industry,” Kibe told delegates at the event, organised by the International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC).…

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MIDDLE CLASS STILL DRIVING DEMAND FOR DEODORANTS IN KENYA

THE EVER-intensifying skyline of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, illustrates the rapid economic growth of this equatorial East African country, and its growing workforce is increasingly keen to buy deodorants to keep them dry and comfortable in the office and outside.

An increased focus on banking, industry, manufacturing and construction have raised the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 5.3%…

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IPSAS SET TO STANDARDISE KENYAN GOVERNMENT’S FINANCIAL PROCEDURES

KENYA is east Africa’s economic dynamo and what happens in this jurisdiction has a lot of influence over government policy in neighbouring countries. So, the fact that the Kenyan government is now pushing hard on installing detailed public accounting standards, following in the footsteps of next-door Tanzania – is important.…

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DEMAND FOR NON-WOVENS INCREASING IN MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA, BUT LOCAL PRODUCTION CAN BE LACKING

THE MIDDLE East and Africa is certainly a promising regional market for nonwovens manufacturers, given the high level of economic growth in many countries and the rise of consumer-culture focused middle classes. But companies need to be sophisticated in their investment and sales tactics given the immense variety of economic and social fortunes experienced by countries in this most diverse region.…

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KENYA’S EDUCATION MINISTER CALLS FOR LESS GOVERNMENT MEDDLING IN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT

 

Kenya’s education minister has called for African governments to pull away from direct management of their country’s universities, saying such meddling is unnecessary and can hinder the development of effective management.…

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KENYA PAINT MARKET AND INDUSTRY GROWING INTI KEY EAST AFRICAN HUB

KENYA has long been regarded as east Africa’s economic powerhouse, with residential and industrial construction boosting sales of paints and coatings – and for now there seems to be no halt in this progress. Indeed, the last World Bank assessment of growth in this 45 million people country was that GDP rose by 5.6%…

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SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA CONTINUES TO OFFER GLOBAL COSMETICS SECTOR PROSPECT FOR RAPID GROWTH

SUB-Saharan Africa offers the personal care product a real chance to see solid and steep growth in sales in upcoming years, with the region’s middle class growing in size and prosperity, served by international brands boosting their retail presence, especially in larger urban markets.…

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KENYAN BATH AND SHOWER PRODUCTS MARKET DIVERSIFIES AS SALES EXPAND

The Kenya bath and shower product market is projected to grow on average by 3% year-on-year to 2020, according to UK-based market researcher Euromonitor International. In a report released this September (2016), the sector during 2015 was valued at Kenyan Shillings KES2.4…

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UNDETERRED COMMERCIAL CRIMES DERAILING INVESTMENTS AND SOMALI RECONSTRUCTION

SECURITY and peace is slowly returning to Somalia, as its internationally-recognised government slowly gains power and extremist insurgents lose authority. But while relative safety is encouraging the return of entrepreneurs, it also emboldens commercial criminals. Ramadhan Rajab reports.

 

SALIM Nur, 49, had hoped to be part of Somali’s renewal by waging a war – not on the military frontline, but using markets as battlegrounds for economic revival.…

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