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Tanzania Loan Defaulters Get Ultimatum

Tanzania Loan Defaulters Get Ultimatum

THE government yesterday declared serious crackdown on loan defaulters to recover unpaid loans, which were issued by state-sponsored empowerment funds to support youth, women and people with disabilities. Although the government envisages consolidating the empowerment funds, which currently range between 16 and 19 to make them have a noticeable impact in the society, it has […]

Zimbabwe is Second-Most Developed Country in Africa – Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe is Second-Most Developed Country in Africa – Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe is the most highly developed country in Africa, after South Africa, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said. Mugabe made a surprise appearance on a morning panel on fragile states at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban on Thursday. He shared a stage with the likes of American actor Forest Whitaker, the Unesco […]

Cherie Blair highlights project achievements during her participation in World Economic Forum Africa meeting in Kigali

Cherie Blair highlights project achievements during her participation in World Economic Forum Africa meeting in Kigali

Over 2,300 new businesses and 1,500 new jobs have been created in two years by Rwandan women entrepreneurs involved in Skilling for Change, a unique collaboration between the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, Accenture and CARE International. The project launched in 2014 with the aim of supporting 15,000 rural Rwandan women to secure long-term economic […]

African Governments Urged to Open Up Borders to Spur Creativity and Development

African Governments Urged to Open Up Borders to Spur Creativity and Development

African governments must open up their borders to Africans if the continent is to realise its full potential, delegates attending the ongoing World Economic Forum on Africa, in Kigali, heard yesterday. The call came from top economists and entrepreneurs who discussed the ‘Africa Rising’ narrative on Day I of the three-day gathering. They said African […]

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