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DHL Express triples retail footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa

Express company expands footprint from 300 to more than 1,000 DHL Service Points within six months DHL expands its role of connecting Africa with over 220 countries and territories worldwide DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has … read more »

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Deputy Finance Minister Miles Sampa has called on scholars in business management, economics and government policy at Harvard University in Boston to take keen interest in Africa. Mr. Sampa said Africa is endowed with huge reserves of raw materials that … read more »

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How the African diaspora is using social media to influence development

Something transformational has been happening online: African voices have begun populating social media, quickly becoming the undisputed champions of development punditry. No longer are we faced with what the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie called “the danger of a single story”. … read more »

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CAF fines Renard $10 000

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reprimanded Chipolopolo coach Herve Renard, over his comments that the soccer motherbody did not want Zambia to play at the Confederations Cup. It is believed that CAF has slapped a $10,000 (about KR … read more »

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Dr. Kaunda to be honoured at the 50th anniversary of the AU

ZAMBIA first republican President Kenneth Kaunda will during the 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU) be honored for the role he played in the liberation struggles of various Southern African states. The colorful and historical event is scheduled to … read more »

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Zambia to benefit from AU mining Initiative

Zambia will be one of the mining countries on the continent to benefit from the African Union initiative of setting up an African Minerals Development Centre aimed at addressing policy challenges in negotiating mining contracts which are in favour of … read more »

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Now is Africa’s time

The pessimism and scepticism which has surrounded African investment in previous decades is coming to an end as the realisation is dawning among investors that Africa is indeed a land of opportunity. By Sheree Hanna Delegates at the second annual … read more »

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Leaving the farm: Africa’s rapid urbanisation

So says Standard Bank analyst Simon Freemantle in a recent research report on urbanisation in the continent. It is estimated that around 40% of Africans currently live in urban areas, making Africa more urbanised than India, and slightly less urbanised … read more »

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How the African diaspora is contributing to the continent’s growth story

No one really knows how big the African diaspora is. In the UK alone it is estimated that 5.5 million members of the African diaspora inhabit the country. What is certain is that the African diaspora is large, and playing … read more »

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