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Congo: Late Papa Wemba posthumously Honored

Democratic Republic of Congo’s rumba king Papa Wemba was posthumously awarded one of his country’s highest honours a week after he collapsed on stage and died aged 66. At a ceremony in the national parliament in Kinshasa, where Papa Wemba’s body lay in state, Congo’s President Joseph Kabila made the singer a Grand Officer of the Order of National Heros […]

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Tanzania: China to Provide over $6BN for Railway Construction

China said it is ready to provide $6.8 billion for the construction of Tanzania’s Standard Gauge railway along the Central Corridor. This follows talks held between China’s Ambassador to Tanzania Dr. Lu Youqing and President John Magufuli in which the government has also set aside $454,545 out of its $13.2 billion in the 2016/17 financial […]

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Africa: 23rd Oil Week dates announced

The 23rd Africa Oil Week will be holding on 31st October till 4th November 2016 in Cape Town’s International Convention Centre (CTICC), South Africa. It is categorized as Energy Engineering Conferences & Trade Fairs International Organizations World & Regional. As numerous top-level executives in the global industry have oft-noted, the Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream Conference […]