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  • Walgreens to shutter 600 stores as part of Rite Aid deal

    October 26, 2017 4:13 PM 28

    Walgreens plans to close about 600 drugstores as it completes a $4.38 billion deal to buy nearly 2,000 from rival Rite Aid. Company spokesman Michael Polzin said Wednesday that most of the closings will be Rite Aid stores, and the vast majority will be within a mile of another store in the Walgreens network. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., based in Deerfield

  • Kenya Railways to begin inter-county SGR train service on Nov 1

    October 26, 2017 1:02 PM 46

    Kenya Railways (KR) will from November 1 start a morning inter-county passenger service on the Madaraka Express train between Mombasa and Nairobi, with the express service moved to 3:30pm. In a statement on Thursday, Transport Secretary James Macharia said the inter-county trains will stop at Athi River, Emali, Kibwezi, Mtito Andei, Voi, Miasenyi and Emali

  • Janus Henderson Group PLC Has $3.40 Million Holdings in Vodafone Group PLC (VOD)

    October 26, 2017 1:01 PM 36

    Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its stake in Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 975.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 118,255 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after purchasing an additional 107,255 shares during the period. Janus Henderson Group

  • Global Crane Rail Market 2017 – Gantrex, L.B. Foster, Harmer Steel, ArcelorMittal

    October 26, 2017 8:54 AM 32

    Market Research Report on Crane Rail Market 2017 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Crane Rail Global. First of all, ” Global Crane Rail Market 2017 ” report provides a basic overview of the Crane Rail industry including definitions, classifications, applications and Crane Rail industry chain structure. The analysis is provided

  • Leonardo to Provide Air Traffic Control Systems to Somalia, Sudan

    October 24, 2017 5:26 PM 35

    Leonardo has signed two contracts to provide Air Traffic Control (ATC systems) for Somalia and Sudan, the company announced today at the African Air Show 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The first contract was signed in Montreal with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on behalf of the Federal Government of Somalia. Leonardo, with the support of its local

  • Building Energy to take part in the 2017 South Africa – Italy Summit

    October 24, 2017 1:36 PM 35

    Building Energy will participate in the fourth edition of The European House - Ambrosetti’s “South Africa – Italy Summit”, taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 24 - 25 October 2017. The “2017 South Africa – Italy Summit”, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Italian Embassy in South Africa, the South

  • Seedstars open applications for Botswana leg of world competition

    October 24, 2017 10:01 AM 36

    Seedstars announced on Tuesday 24 October 2017 that applications for the Botswana leg of the Seedstars World competition in now open. The startups who will make up the participants of the competition will battle it out for the chance to earn up to US$1 million in equity investment at next year’s global final. This competition in Botswana will form part of the preliminary

  • Coca-Cola to invest up to Sh9 billion to broaden product range

    October 24, 2017 9:00 AM 31

    Coca-Cola Company plans to invest up to Sh 9b ($90 million) in Kenya over the three years through 2018 to increase its product range in the region’s biggest economy, the soft drinks maker said on Tuesday. Coca-Cola, which is the leader in the Kenyan soda market with brands like Coke and Fanta, has committed to invest $17 billion in Africa as a whole

  • Four Points by Sheraton opens new hotel in Tanzania

    October 24, 2017 6:41 AM 39

    The Arusha Hotel has opened in Tanzania; the latest Four Points by Sheraton property. The 106 room hotel features all-day dining, a coffee shop and houses the famed Hatari Bar, named after John Wayne’s safari epic. Today, guests can experience the brand’s signature Best Brews programme featuring an array of local beers and watch their favourite sports

  • Four Points by Sheraton debuts in Tanzania with first Arusha hotel

    October 23, 2017 4:50 PM 40

    Marriott International has opened the Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, marking the debut of the brand into Tanzania. Founded in 1894, The Arusha Hotel, which has been rebranded after renovation, will operate under Four Points. The 106-guestroom hotel will be developed in Arusha's central business district near the Clock Tower, the Kilimanjaro