Petroleum retailing booms in Ghana


Ghana’s emerging oil industry is creating, as anticipated, new economic opportunities. More vehicles are expected to be imported into the country, which reasonably means increased demand for petroleum products. This, perhaps, informs the growing investment in fuel retail stations…

Source: http://www.africanews.com

Is Ethiopia becoming global investors’ hub?


Investors from 30 different countries obtain licenses in just 30 day. These are some of the latest investment data obtained from the Ethiopian Investment Agency, which reveals that the number of foreign investors coming to Ethiopia is increasing…

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Russia slams US for its human rights record


Russia’s Foreign Ministry has attacked America’s human rights record in its first report on injustice elsewhere in the world, offering examples such as the Guantanamo Bay prison and wrongful death row convictions to paint the U.S. as hypocritical for lecturing other nations on the subject of rights…

Source: http://news.yahoo.com

Two Swedish journalists jailed 11yrs in Ethiopia


Two Swedish journalists, Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson, have been jailed for 11 years in Ethiopia for entering the country illegally and supporting terrorism drawing heavy criticism from human rights groups and the Swedish government…

Source: http://www.africanews.com