Rwanda: BRD Is Up For Sale

By Bosco Mutarambirwa, MBA Rwanda: BRD Is Up For SalePaul Kagame needs cash, and he needs it now. Desperately. Now he’s selling Rwanda Development Bank (BRD), whose CEO Turatsinze he had to assassinate awhile ago in Mozambique. Yet, Kagame’s stated reason to raise capital for the bank is the very corruption culture that the late CEO was trying to eradicated before he was forced out. For more details on the sale of BRD, see http://www.busiweek.com/index1.php?Ctp=2&pI=816&pLv=3&srI=51&spI=26&cI=10. Who is going to invest in such a bank with chronic problems? Plus, what country privatizes…

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A total of 725 African students have already signed up for the Go Green in the City global business case challenge

Energy: A total of 725 African students have already signed up for the Go Green in the City global business case challenge

 Students from Engineering and Business Schools, Master’s and MBA Programmes in Africa have until 15 February 2014 to sign up for the challenge 

PARIS, France, February 10, 2014/ — Schneider Electric (http://www.schneider-electric.com), the global specialist in energy management, is inviting African students to take part in the Go Green in the City global business case challenge (http://www.gogreeninthecity.com), focusing on innovative energy solutions for the city and open to students from across the globe.

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Kenya To Become First East-African Oil Exporter By 2016

It was some seven years ago that UK-based oil exploration firm Tullow Oil Plc ($TUWOY) first discovered promising reserves in the land-locked East-African nation of Uganada.
Indeed, the company’s discoveries in Uganda, as well as in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, had caught the attention of a number of major companies, such as Royal Dutch Shell ($RDS.A), France’s Total SA (TOT) , and China’s CNOOC Ltd. (CEO) .

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