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  1. Tanzanian attorney general resigns over graft accusations

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    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    DAR ES SALAAM, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Tanzania's attorney general resigned late on Tuesday, becoming the first political casualty in an energy corruption scandal in the east African country that has led Western donors to delay aid and weakened the currency.

  2. Africa Comes Into View

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    Sun, 14 Dec 2014

    holdings in the region are designed to give the fund exposure to consumers. Among the fund’s top holdings are Mtn Group and East African Breweries in Kenya. Geritz and her team, though, spend considerable time traveling to lesser-known areas. An example of

  3. World Bank pledges $1.2 bln for infrastructure projects in East Africa

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    Sat, 29 Nov 2014

    NAIROBI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Saturday it will loan East African nations $1.2 billion to improve inland waterways and ports in Kenya and Tanzania, as part of efforts to boost integration in the region.

  4. Kenya's Mombasa to start charging extra taxes at port - governor

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    Thu, 27 Nov 2014

    MOMBASA, Kenya Nov 27 (Reuters) - Kenya's port city of Mombasa, a major trade gateway to east Africa , will start charging new taxes on shipping containers, its governor said on Thursday, defying opposition from the national government in Nairobi.

  5. SABMiller, Coca-Cola and local firm to create African bottler

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    Thu, 27 Nov 2014

    LONDON (Reuters) - SABMiller Plc, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments (GFI) are combining their soft drinks bottling operations in South and East Africa to create a group with $2.9 billion in revenue across 12 fast-growing markets.

  6. SABMiller, Coca-Cola and local firm to create African bottler

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    Thu, 27 Nov 2014

    LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - SABMiller Plc, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments (GFI) are combining their soft drinks bottling operations in South and East Africa to create a group with $2.9 billion in revenue across 12 fast-growing markets.

  7. Australian navy seizes heroin worth $158 mln near east Africa

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    Thu, 20 Nov 2014

    NAIROBI, Nov 20 (Reuters) - An Australian Navy warship patrolling Indian Ocean waters seized heroin worth $158 million near east Africa this week, a navy official said on Thursday, one of the region's biggest heroin hauls in recent years.

  8. BRIEF-ADC AG exits Resolution Health East Africa Limited

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    Thu, 20 Nov 2014

    Nov 20 (Reuters) - ADC African Development Corporation AG :

  9. WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-More pressure on naira, East African currencies

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    Thu, 13 Nov 2014

    NAIROBI, Nov 13 (Reuters) - East African currencies are expected to remain under pressure next week as dollar demand increases and inflows slow, while Nigeria's central bank again tries to check the naira's slide.

  10. Uganda says free of Ebola-like Marburg after outbreak in September

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    Tue, 11 Nov 2014

    KAMPALA, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Ugandan authorities said the east African country was free of Marburg, a virus similar to Ebola, after no new cases had been reported more than a month after a hospital worker died of the disease in the capital.

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