Turkey, Kenya in trade diplomacy

Turkish business leaders will visit Kenya this week as part of a joint trade diplomacy plan meant to double the value of trade between the two countries by end of 2013.

Turkey is seeking Kenya as an entry point to the grand free trade area planned by the East Africa Community

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Bank of India opens branch in South Africa

Bank of India has opened its first South African branch here, more than half a century after it established its first presence in the African continent. 

“Africa has, for long, been our favoured continent and upgrading our representative office of the past five years to branch banking in South Africa

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Upgrade plan for Kenya-Uganda railway

Kenya–Uganda rail operator Rift Valley Railways (RVR) has embarked on a major renovation of its locomotive overhaul facility in Kampala as part of a five-year turnaround effort at a cost of $284 million.

Company officials say lack of adequate maintenance capacity for locomotives

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