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Bitcoin Described as a ‘dangerous speculative bubble’
Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin Shaping  The Market of Finance?
Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow and the former Asia chairman and chief economist at investment bank Morgan Stanley says Bitcoin is ...

EU, UN and AU Agree on Emergency Plan For Migrants in Libya
EU, UN and AU Agree on Emergency Plan For Migrants in Libya
The European Union, United Nations and the African Union have agreed to an emergency plan to dismantle people smuggling networks and repatriate ...

Exit Mugabe, What Next for Zimbabwe, Hope or Mirage?
Exit Mugabe, What Next for Zimbabwe, Hope or Mirage?
Robert Gabriel Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect on Tuesday after 37 years in power, ushering in a new ...

US President Donald Trump Lifts Ban on Ivory Trophies
Donald Trump Lifts Ban on Ivory Trophies
US President Donald Trump has suspended the import of elephant hunting trophies, only a day after a ban was relaxed by his ...

Robert Mugabe Falls From Grace to Grass

Robert Gabriel Mugabe, commonly known as Uncle Bob, by his admirers, is no longer the President of Zimbabwe following a successful bloodless ...

Trade disputes and mistrust scuttling EAC Integration?
Trade disputes and mistrust scuttling EAC Integration?
The common market was signed on November 20 2009 by the five EAC Heads of State, and came into force on July ...

Mixed Growth Forecast for East African Economies for 2017
Mixed Growth Forecast for East African Economies for 2017
East African economies are projecting mixed growth rates for 2017. The African Development Bank  16th edition of the African Economic Outlook, compared ...

Congo is losing $750 million of all mining revenue due to corruption – Africa Business RoundUp

In a report published on Friday, Global Witness said at least $750m paid by companies to the Congo's tax agencies and state-owned ...

Oxfam sets its HQ in  Nairobi – Regional News Roundup

British nonprofit Oxfam has finally set its international headquarters in Nairobi from  Oxford, where it was founded. As of today, @Oxfam HQs ...

Africa represents a critical commercial frontier for Trump Administration
Donald Trump Lifts Ban on Ivory Trophies
A recent Ernst & Young report shows that China more than doubled its foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in Africa in 2016, ...