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  1. Counterfeit pesticides cost farmers Sh120bn in Kenya

    Kenya is losing at least Sh120 billion in revenue to unregistered agro-chemicals dealers and counterfeit pesticides, according to Agrochemicals Association of Kenya (AAK) chairperson Patrick Amayunzu.
  2. Upstream Oil & Gas Awards to be launched in Tanzania

    Oil and gas executives and business leaders drawn from the oil and gas value chain will be gathering in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Friday, 17th August 2018, for the launch of the Upstream Oil & Gas Awards.
  3. ECOWAS popularizes use of liquefied petroleum gas in the region

    The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has moved to validate its regional strategy for the popularization of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in West Africa.
  4. [South Africa] Vantage GreenX funds six renewable energy projects

    Vantage GreenX Fund Managers have announced that through its second renewable energy fund, Vantage GreenX Note II, it has provided R2.05bn of funding to a combination of six solar and wind energy projects with a combined capacity of 433MW.
  5. [Cameroon] Bolloré Transport in bid to increase Bélabo timber exports

    Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Camrail and SEPBC have recently combined their activities within the Bessengué loading site to increase volumes of exported timber from Bélabo in Cameroon.
  6. South Africa Oil & Power Conference shows pivot to African energy

    From September 5-7, 2018 in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power will welcome the Secretary Generals of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
  7. ECA launches Zambia STEPS Profile

    The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office has launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.
  8. [Kenya] NIC Bank in asset financing deal with Simba Corp

    NIC Bank has entered into an asset financing deal with Simba Corporation Ltd targeting individuals, SMEs and large commercial Businesses.
  9. [Mauritius] Miles Software partners with SBM Bank to launch MoneyWare

    Miles Software, the global fintech giant in the Wealth, Asset, Portfolio management and Custody business, has announced the strategic partnership with SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd (SBM) and SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd to launch their flagship technology platform.
  10. Standard and Poor’s revises Rwanda’s outlook to positive

    Standard and Poor’s (S&P), a corporate and sovereign rating agency has revised Rwanda’s outlook to positive from stable and maintained the rating at “B/B” for long and short-term.