AMERICA has announced investment pledges totalling more than17 billion US dollars at the US-Africa leaders summit that ended last week in
In what is billed as a historical occasion where the US President
African leaders said they were optimistic of becoming full partners in a relationship worth an estimated
He told the forum that with Obama and senior officials encouraging the business community "to take
America is trying to catch up with
Only some stand to benefit and
It is endowed with vast natural gas deposits, besides substantial quantities of gold, diamond and tanzanite. It also has the region's biggest water and forest resources.
It is also true that the country is investing heavily to improve its road and railway infrastructure to make it a truly hub of trade in the East African region. We see various measures taken in a number of sectors to facilitate trade and investments. However, we feel that we have not done good enough in some areas. Reforming the business environment is not going as fast as it is expected.
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