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UN says private sector key to realize sustainability agenda in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | African governments should leverage capital, technology and manpower from industry to hasten realization of sustainability agenda and pandemic recovery in the continent, a senior UN official said on Thursday. Amina J. Mohammed, UN Deputy secretary-general, said that targeted investments from Africa’s indigenous businesses are required to …

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Africa Energy Chamber calls for conducive environment for industry

  Johannesburg, SA | XINHUA | Headquartered in Johannesburg, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) on Friday called for African governments to create a conducive environment and introduce tax concessions for the sector to contribute to economic growth. NJ Ayuk, AEC executive chairperson, made the remarks on Friday while speaking on …

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S.Korea says too early to restart industrial zone with North

Washington, United States | AFP | South Korea said Thursday it would not restart an industrial zone with North Korea until its neighbor moves to give up nuclear weapons, although it voiced hope for progress. Cho Myoung-gyon, the South’s unification minister, said Seoul was abiding by international sanctions on Pyongyang …

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Investors lose land in industrial parks

Limited access to water, electricity and roads remains a big headache in these areas Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has withdrawn land allocated to 164 firms in the industrial and business parks over the last five years due to non-compliance to the set terms. The Authority’s …

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THIS WEEK: Shs100bn industrial skilling centre launched

THIS WEEK: Shs100bn industrial skilling centre launched Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A National Industrial Skills and Training Centre has been launched in Namanve Industrial Park to boost employment and industrialisation. The project is being funded by the Chinese at a cost of $30million (108billion) and will run until the …

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