News: Japan outranks 74 countries, takes top spot for best reputation in the world


In a new report Japan outranked 74 countries and came out as the country with the best reputation in the world. The FutureBrand Country Index 2019 drops the traditional paradigm of GDP growth as the yardstick for global status and was in favour of factors like country’s vales system , quality of life, heritage and culture. While the authors attributed […]

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News: Morocco Is Japan’s Second Largest Business Partner in Africa


Morocco is considered Japan’s second largest business partner in Africa, after South Africa, with a total of 64 Japanese companies operating in Morocco, said the spokesperson of the Japanese Foreign Ministry, Mitsuko Shino, at a press briefing Monday in Rabat. The number, which is five times larger than ten years ago, constitutes 64 percent of the total number of Japanese […]

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Tourism: Kenya eyes 12bn shilling windfall from TICAD

By Friday Nwosu Kenyan Government is hoping to rake in the sum of 12 billion Kenyan shillings from tourists at the maiden edition of Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD), to be held in Nairobi, the country’s capital. The summit which is being held for the first time in Africa from its traditional home Japan is expected to have […]

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Amid dwindling resources, tourism is road less travelled

By Femi Oni THE Nigerian government has certainly been feeling the pinch since the oil price slide began to hammer public finances. Whether the dwindling oil revenue is as a result of drastic reduction in the demand for the nation’s light crude oils or as a result of the fall in the price of crude oils (light or heavy), the […]

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Kenya, Tanzania Eye More Trade After Launch of First One-Stop Border Post

TradeMark East Africa, a multi-donor agency, executed the project with funding from United Kingdom’s DFID, Canada, United Stated Agency for International Development and the and the Japan International Cooperation Agency. Although it has its own seaport at Dar, Tanzania is fast becoming Kenya’s important transhipment destination with latest Kenya Ports Authority’s weekly data showing it overtook South Sudan and the […]

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