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ADDIS ABABA, Sept 17- When global drinks giant Diageo bought a brewery in Ethiopia, it paid a premium for a stake in a barely tapped African market that in the 1980 s had spectacularly failed to feed its own population.
REIMS, France, Sept 12- They are often compared to Serge and Beate Klarsfeld, the activist couple who came to fame in 1960 s tracking down Nazis from France. The pair have spent a decade searching for dozens of suspected accomplices of the massacre in the east African country who have since been living quietly in France.
*Proceedings will test stability in Kenya and region. THE HAGUE/ NAIROBI Sept 10- Kenya's deputy president played a key role in the post-election bloodbath that engulfed Kenya in early 2008, the International Criminal Court's prosecutor told judges at the opening of his trial on Tuesday.
*Proceedings will test stability in Kenya and region. THE HAGUE/ NAIROBI Sept 10- Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto pleaded not guilty to crimes against humanity charges at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday, while back home Kenyans feared the case could reignite political violence they have struggled to overcome.
LONDON, Sept 9- Mozambique government agency Ematum launched a debut dollar bond last week, while Kenya, Armenia and Bangladesh are among other frontier sovereigns looking to tap international debt markets for the first time.
*Kenya may need to borrow at yields of 8 pct. LONDON, Sept 9- The world's less developed states are reappearing in international debt markets, putting up with slightly higher borrowing costs in a race to beat a growing aversion to risk that could shut them out for some time.
*Kenya role as West's ally against militant Islam at stake. NAIROBI, Sept 9- Kenya's president said it could be forced to halt cooperation with the International Criminal Court if it requires both him and his deputy- both charged with crimes against humanity- to attend hearings in The Hague at the same time.
ELDORET, Kenya, Sept 8- The approaching trials of Kenya's president and his deputy in The Hague are worrying the upland communities that were rent apart by a post-election bloodbath more than five years ago, violence the two men are accused of orchestrating.
NAIROBI, Sept 5- Kenya's parliament voted in favour of telling the government to withdraw from the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court where the country's president and deputy face trial for crimes against humanity for violence after the 2007 election.
AMSTERDAM/ NAIROBI, Sept 5- The International Criminal Court's cases against Kenya's president and deputy will go ahead, the prosecutor said on Thursday in a statement released hours before the Kenyan parliament votes on withdrawing from the court's jurisdiction.
LONDON, Sept 4- Central bank action lifted some emerging market currencies off lows on Wednesday but higher U.S. yields and the likelihood of military action against Syria kept the sector under pressure.
Food, goods trucked in from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia. NIMULE, South Sudan, Aug 30- Almost two weeks after truck driver George Wala loaded building materials in the Kenyan port of Mombasa bound for a company in South Sudan he still hadn't reached his destination.
LAMU, Kenya, Aug 30- A mega-port project on the north Kenyan coast conceived in the 1970 s may finally be gaining traction based on commercial oil finds in Uganda and Kenya, but it needs more financing to compete with a Chinese-backed port in Tanzania and other rivals.
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ACCRA/ JOHANNESBURG, Aug 29- When Wal-Mart Stores, the world's top retailer, bought control of major South African discount chain Massmart Holdings in 2011, American shopping mall developer Irwin Barkan had an epiphany. "When Wal-Mart announced it was buying 51 percent of Massmart, I knew that if I was going to stay in business, Africa was where I had to go," he said.
*Mogadishu has promised to share power. NAIROBI, Aug 29- The president of Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region said the central government was undermining plans to create a federal system and that he would develop potential oil resources in his area even without a revenue-sharing deal with Mogadishu.
JUBA, Aug 26- South Sudan's parliament has passed a long-awaited petroleum bill after years of consultation and waits for final approval by President Salva Kiir, a senior lawmaker said on Monday. South Sudan has struggled to build up state institutions and establish the rule of law since winning independence from Sudan in 2011 after decades of civil war.
DAR ES SALAAM, Aug 25- Tanzania, which has made big natural gas discoveries, plans to start power exports to its energy-starved east African neighbours in 2015 after the completion of a gas pipeline.
MOSCOW, Aug 21- The global trade in oil products will soon see a massive shift in flows as big refineries are built in Asia and the Middle East, prompting traders to further expand their terminal businesses, a leading oil terminal player said.
*But it faces long haul to rival Mauritius, Johannesburg. NAIROBI, Aug 16- When Kenyan infrastructure firm TransCentury wanted to issue a $75 million corporate bond, it was forced to look to the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, Africa's leading offshore financial centre some 3,000 km away.