ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology
1-7 Feb 2023

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Africa Risk Consulting monitors events around the region and provides users of the EAA website with this weekly summary.


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7 Feb 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The Citizen. Mohamed Enterprises Tanzania Limited (MeTL) Group CEO Mohamed Dewji says African policies have gaps to support large-scale agricultural investments as he attempts to expand his agribusiness ventures with a $200m investment;

6 Feb 2023 Nairobi (Kenya) Daily NationCentral Bank of Kenya (CBK) data shows that active mobile money agents increased to 317,983 in 2022 from 298,272 in 2021;

6 Feb 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The CitizenDubai (United Arab Emirates)-based Blue Carbon and the Tanzania Forest Services Agency sign a memorandum of understanding marking the start of collaboration in promoting sustainable forest management practices and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Tanzania;

6 Feb 2023 Kinshasa (DRC) UN News. A United Nations (UN) peacekeeper is killed in eastern DRC after the helicopter in which he was traveling came under fire after taking off from the city of Beni;

1 Feb 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The Citizen. President Samia Suluhu Hassan says the government is investigating the alleged deposit of money collected by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) from plea bargain agreements into a bank account in China;


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ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology 1 – 7 Feb 2023