Blog entries from: The Africa Chronicles


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August 20 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Wed Aug 20 2014, 07:24:00

New Jersey-based Kirusa, a developer of Voice SMS based Mobile Value Added Services (MVAS) for emerging markets, has acquired Saya, a Ghana-based developer of mobile messaging apps for feature phones.

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August 19 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Tue Aug 19 2014, 10:53:00

Nigerian multi-millionaire banker Jim Ovia, is constructing a $1.5 billion petrochemical plant in Ibeno, Akwa-Ibom State, in Nigeria's South-South region.

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August 15 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Fri Aug 15 2014, 13:21:00

Tanzanian business tycoon Mohammed 'Mo' Dewji has secured loans amounting to $260 million from a consortium of banks to support his METL conglomerate's expansion activities across Africa.

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August 14 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Thu Aug 14 2014, 14:07:00

A 28 year-old polar bear named Wang, generally believed to be Africa's last polar bear, is dead.

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August 12 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Tue Aug 12 2014, 17:08:00

President Barack Obama has redirected $10 million in Pentagon spending to support France in fighting terrorists in northern Africa.

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August 8 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Fri Aug 8 2014, 11:54:00

Nigerian-born Kunmi Otitoju, 30, is the founder of Minku, a fast-growing high-end Afro-centric brand that produces luxury bags, wallets and other fashion accessories for men and women by subtly blending Aso-oke into contemporary Spanish leathers to present a transcontinental finish

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August 7 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Thu Aug 7 2014, 16:53:00

Two of America's largest private equity firms- Blackstone and Carlyle, are teaming up with West Africa's largest industrial conglomerate, Dangote Industries, to invest in Africa.

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From The Africa Chronicles Thu Aug 7 2014, 11:09:00

22 year-old Kenyan entrepreneur Barclay Paul Okari is the founder of Impact Africa Industries, a company that produces an inexpensive, reusable, washable sanitary towel for poor women in East Africa.

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August 5 2014

From The Africa Chronicles Tue Aug 5 2014, 12:21:00

Kenyan multi-millionaire Chris Kirubi has increased his shareholding in Centum Investment Group, a Nairobi Stock Exchange-listed investment holding company.

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From The Africa Chronicles Tue Aug 5 2014, 10:04:00

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will announce $14 billion in commitments by American companies to invest in Africa during the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

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