Nigeria: Runsewe Commends Organizers of 3rd Abuja Annual Trade

[Vanguard] The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, has commended designers of the Wuye ultra-modern market in Abuja. He gave the commendation during the occasion of the opening of the 3rd Wuye annual trade fair held in Abuja at which Runsewe was a special guest of honour.
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South Africa: SA to Partake in IATF

[SAnews.gov.za] Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is due to attend the Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF), which gets underway in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday.
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South Africa: Dti Welcomes Judgment On Interest Rate Regulations

[SAnews.gov.za] Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss the application of Micro Finance South Africa (MFSA) challenging the regulations reducing the interest rate on short-term loans.
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Nigeria: 37 Ships Carrying Various Products Expected At Lagos Ports

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 36 ships to bring in petroleum products, food and other goods from Dec. 10 to Dec. 29, at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.
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Kenya: M-Pesa Is a Critical Resource, It Should Never Fail

[Nation] I have written extensively about the implications of the dominance of Safaricom over the Kenyan economy and its implication as a potential single point of failure.
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Tanzania: TADB Set to Boost Cashew Nut Farmers

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB) has unveiled a plan to build capacity for local cashew nut processors, to enable them increase production and value addition to the cash crop.
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Nigeria: Edo Approves More Roads for Reconstruction

[Vanguard] As work intensifies on fixing failed portions of roads across the state, the Edo State government has assured residents that the over 140 roads earmarked for reconstruction will get due attention before the start of the rainy session.
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Liberia: Weah Launches "Pro-Poor Rice" Distribution

[Observer] President George Weah says agriculture has got no substitute in national efforts to obtaining food security and maintaining a healthy population, an Executive Mansion release has said.
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Kenya: Safaricom Apologises After M-Pesa Is Hit With Another Glitch

[Nairobi News] Safaricom's mobile money transfer service M-Pesa was on Monday morning temporarily unavailable.
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Kenya: Government to Invest More in Aviation Infrastructure – Uhuru

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has affirmed Kenya's commitment to improving the civil aviation infrastructure, saying the industry plays a vital role in economic growth and national development.
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