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Rwandan leaders meet at ‘Umwiherero’ to discuss country’s development

Over the weekend around 400 leaders from local government, parastatals and the private sector headed to the Rwanda Defence Force Combat Training Centre for the 16th annual National Leadership Retreat dubbed, Umwiherero. The four day retreat, which was chaired by the President, ended yesterday and addressed topics ranging from accountability, to health, education, agricultural productivity, exports and investments. Journalist and Researcher, Lonzen Rugira joins CNBC Africa for more.

Here’s what to expect from the 4-day Rwanda National Leadership Retreat

Over the weekend some 400 leaders from local Government, parastatals and the private sector headed to the Rwanda Defence Force Combat Training Centre for the 16th annual National Leadership Retreat dubbed, Umwiherero. The four day retreat, which is chaired by the President of the Republic, will address the quality of health and education, agricultural productivity, exports and investments and will reportedly feature a presentation on the implementation status of the 2018 leadership retreat recommendations. New Times Journalist, Julius Bizimungu joins CNBC Africa for more.

Tanzania gold export earnings rise by 25% in year to August

Tanzania's earnings from gold exports rose 25.1% in the year to August, buoyed by higher output of the precious metal, its central bank said on Thursday.

Increased spending potentially widens budget deficit to 8.7% of GDP: Uganda Market Watch

Uganda is seeking $3.5 billion in private investment to expand its power-transmission network in attempt to curb spending without slowing its economic growth. Also, a $3.5 billion project allowing exports of Ugandan oil via Tanzania will proceed after both countries held talks and met with businessmen. For more on this matter, Research Analyst at Crested Capital, Oscar Emasu joins CNBC Africa for more.

Tariffs hurting the market as Hulamin’s interim deadline earnings decline 178% to R63mn

Aluminium supplier and exporter, Hulamin swung in to a first half loss, hurt by losses in its extrusion business and a drop in exports to the US. Richard Jacob, Hulamin Chief Executive Officer joins CNBC Africa for more.

Earnings from Rwanda’s mineral exports rose to $373 million last year

By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) - Earnings from Rwanda’s mineral exports more than doubled to $373 million last year from the previous 12 months, supported by a rebound in global prices of commodities,...

Ghana to tighten controls on gold exports to protect revenues

Ghana will certify the value of gold exports as part of efforts to tighten controls on the sector to ensure the state receives the revenues it is due, the vice president said...

Nigeria needs to speed up shift away from oil – AGCS Africa

Nigeria needs to speed up shift away from oil - AGCS Africa
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