Africa’s largest free trade area on way

The trading bloc to bring together 26 countries

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Rwanda conference spells the way to prosperity for regionBy LUCAS BARASA in Kigali | Sunday, October 26  2014 at  17:49

Rwanda Education minister Silas Lwakambamba (right), East Africa Business Council chairman Felix Mosha (centre) and East Africa Community Secretary-General Richard Sezibera in a discussion during an education conference at Serena Hotel in Kigali October 24, 2014. LUCAS BARASA | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Scholars and private sector leaders call for cooperation in skill development

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US unveils food security project in MadagascarBy RIVONALA RAZAFISON in Antananarivo | Thursday, October 23  2014 at  18:09

Fishermen at work on the eastern coast of Madagascar. The US unveiled two $75 million projects to improve food security on the island nation October 23, 2014. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

America to give Antananarivo $75 million to fight hunger

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EADB gets $40mn from African bankBy | Wednesday, October 22  2014 at  15:46

The East African Development Bank (EADB) headquarters in Kampala. PHOTO | FILE |

Shareholders have also pledged to pump in an additional $58 million by 2016

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Heathrow flights cancelled due to stormBy AFP | Tuesday, October 21  2014 at  12:34

A British Airways (BA) aircraft taxis at Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport in London on July 30, 2010. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

British Airways advises passengers to check their bookings online

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