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Thierry Ntako, CEO of Open-IT, talks about his plans for business expansion and the pros and cons of doing business in Burundi.
Burundi has increased its exports within the East African region by about 15% since joining the bloc in 2007.
East Africa’s profile as an investment destination has improved significantly in recent years with foreign investors and multinational companies setting up base in the region.
We talk to Standard Bank’s Yvette Babb about the effect that greater integration will have on business and investment in East Africa.
East African Community states will today start discussions on the establishment of a monetary union and the adoption of a single currency throughout the region.
Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has been sworn into office for another term. He was re-elected in the country’s first presidential direct-vote election in late June, while the opposition boycotted the poll, claiming massive fraud and intimidation by the government in previous legislative and local-government elections.
The Kenya chapter of Transparency International found that two neighbouring countries in Africa call on two different ends of the scale in terms of corruption.