DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Tanzania signed a $565 million deal on Friday with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam, part of plans to boost the east African nation's role as a regional trade hub.
* Isat Africa and Eutelsat partner on accelerating access to free-to-air digital channels in Kenya and across East Africa
NAIROBI, Sept 10 (Reuters) - East Africa 's Rift Valley Railways, operator of the only rail line linking Kenya's Indian Ocean coast with Uganda, said on Wednesday
CALAIS, France, Sept 9 (Reuters) - It took Eritrean migrant Adhanom Ghabrai two years and several brushes with death to reach northern France from his east African home. Now 35 km from his destination, he says no border controls can stop him from reaching Britain.
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Rising importer demand is likely to weigh on East African currencies against the dollar next week, but tight monetary policy in Zambia is expected to prop up the kwacha.
Nitrogen fertilizer seller Yara International ( OTCPK:YARIY ) says it plans to build a $2.5B plant in west or east Africa once gas projects come onstream toward the end of the decade. CEO Joergen Ole Haslestad says Yara has held initial talks
NAIROBI, Sept 2 (Reuters) - A consortium led by two Kenyan firms won a government tender to build a 1,000-MW, coal-fired power plant, company officials said on Tuesday, part of moves to satisfy rising demand for energy in East Africa 's biggest economy.
further leverage for acquisitions, tuck-in acquisitions (similar to the recently announced deal to acquire a 40% stake in East African dairy product firm Brookside) of strong local brands in growth markets would be the best use of cash, from our perspective
* Sulphur in diesel to be lowered to 50 ppm; gasoline to 150 ppm
facility for concrete admixtures in Nairobi, BASF ( OTCQX:BASFY ) has put its first construction chemicals footprint in East Africa . The production site will allow the company to better meet increasing demand, and will produce standard and custom-made