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31 December 2010
70 000 new jobs as investment flows rise
Source: The Citizen
Competitiveness, Employment, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Tanzania
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Airlines scramble for growing East African market
Source: Business Daily Africa
Aviation, East African Community (EAC), Logistics
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China pledges more support for Uganda’s oil and infrastructure
Source: Daily Monitor
BRICS, Energy sector, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Uganda
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Emphasis "should be on high productivity"
Source: The Citizen
Competitiveness, Employment, Tanzania
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Heavy rain, flood warnings
Source: Irin
Agricultural trade
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Hi-tech agriculture seen as route to strong middle class
Source: The Citizen
Agricultural trade, Tanzania
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Multi-million dollar projects to watch in 2011
Source: The Observer
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Logistics, Uganda
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Owen Barder: Malawi success and donor fallibility
Source: Owen Abroad
Agricultural trade, Malawi
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Record number of South Africans holiday in Mozambique
Source: Business Day
Mozambique, Tourism
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Road transport eclipses other modes
Source: New Vision
Aviation, Logistics, Uganda
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Small scale farmers face uphill battle
Source: Inter Press Service
Agricultural trade
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30 December 2010
"Do not sacrifice" other farm sectors for sugar
Source: Business Day
Agricultural trade, European Union (EU), South Africa
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AfDB: Rehabilitation of Timboroa Eldoret road
Source: AfDB
African Development Bank (AfDB), Kenya, Logistics, Northern Corridor
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African port operators decry effect of piracy, terrorist activities
Source: Vanguard
Logistics, Ports infrastructure
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Agriculture picks up amid mixed views
Source: The Citizen
Agricultural trade, Tanzania
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Anglo seals R3,5bn deal with Brazil ore tycoon
Source: Business Day
BRICS, Mining
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Angola's economy to grow 4.0 pct in 2010: central bank
Source: Reuters
Angola
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Big spender’s plans to help poor countries
Source: Business Day
South Africa
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Businesses speak on 2010 ups and downs
Source: The Nation
Malawi, Private sector
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Copper price keeps investors keen: Zambia chamber
Source: Reuters
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Mining, Zambia
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Egypt set to import Kenya meat products
Source: Daily Nation
Agricultural trade, Intra-African trade
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Kategeya explains top EAC job
Source: New Vision
East African Community (EAC)
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Mauritius: Participation of BOI at AfrIPANet
Source: Board of Investment
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Mauritius
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Mbarara-Katuna road gets Shs325b
Source: Daily Monitor
European Union (EU), Logistics, Northern Corridor, Uganda
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Uganda’s remittances to hit Shs2 trillion - Bank of Uganda
Source: Daily Monitor
Remittances, Uganda
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2010 Africa News

Early Closure of TMSA Programme: The Secretary of State of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has decided to terminate its financial contribution to TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA), as announced on 4 December 2013. As DFID is the sole financier of the TMSA programme of support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite, TMSA will officially be closed from 17 March 2014 instead of 31 October 2014. For more information about the TMSA closure, and for a summary of some of the more notable successes of the Tripartite achieved with TMSA support, please click here