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Angola, South Korea discuss bilateral collaboration
15-08-2018 | 07:31:00
South Korea has expressed interest in a new era of cooperation with Angola in the face of the current political reforms underway in the two nations.
[Column] Sachen Gudka: High power costs threaten Kenya’s manufacturing
14-08-2018 | 14:01:01
The announcement of the new power tariffs by Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has indicated an unexpected increase in energy costs for all in the country.
Counterfeit pesticides cost farmers Sh120bn in Kenya
14-08-2018 | 08:58:00
Kenya is losing at least Sh120 billion in revenue to unregistered agro-chemicals dealers and counterfeit pesticides, according to Agrochemicals Association of Kenya (AAK) chairperson Patrick Amayunzu.
Upstream Oil & Gas Awards to be launched in Tanzania
14-08-2018 | 07:43:00
Oil and gas executives and business leaders drawn from the oil and gas value chain will be gathering in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Friday, 17th August 2018, for the launch of the Upstream Oil & Gas Awards.
ECOWAS popularizes use of liquefied petroleum gas in the region
14-08-2018 | 07:31:47
The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has moved to validate its regional strategy for the popularization of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in West Africa.
South Africa Oil & Power Conference shows pivot to African energy
14-08-2018 | 06:16:00
From September 5-7, 2018 in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power will welcome the Secretary Generals of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
ECA launches Zambia STEPS Profile
13-08-2018 | 10:00:00
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office has launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.
Standard and Poor’s revises Rwanda’s outlook to positive
13-08-2018 | 07:29:32
Standard and Poor’s (S&P), a corporate and sovereign rating agency has revised Rwanda’s outlook to positive from stable and maintained the rating at “B/B” for long and short-term.
Uganda National Bureau of Standards automates services
10-08-2018 | 13:05:00
The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has automated a number of its services to improve efficiency and turnaround time for better service delivery.
Kenya to set up special zones for production of livestock for export
10-08-2018 | 13:02:00
Kenyan government has announced plans to establish 50 special zones, technically known as feedlots, for production of livestock for the export market.
Kenya breathes new life into prisoners
10-08-2018 | 11:00:00
When Peter Ouko was sentenced to death for murder 20 years ago, he was sent to Kenya’s Kamiti maximum security prison, notorious for being one of the worst jails in the world.
COMESA can earn $17.5 billion by implementing e-trade measures, study
10-08-2018 | 06:24:17
The COMESA region would annually gain $17.5 billion in intra-COMESA exports if all the member States fully implemented the digital trade facilitation reforms that involves the use of paperless trade facilitation measures.
[Kenya Business Week] Realigning businesses to drive growth
09-08-2018 | 10:42:37
With competition across public and private sector now being driven by innovation, Kenyan institutions have invested heavily in modernizing operations and selling the convenience message to customers.
[Nigeria] NNPC denies sponsoring moves to remove Saraki
07-08-2018 | 10:51:00
The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has distanced the national oil company and its Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, from the ongoing political tango in the National Assembly.
[Column] Nick Altini: South Africa new competition law a boost to SMEs
07-08-2018 | 08:58:00
The Competition Amendment Bill (Bill), introduced in parliament in South Africa recently, has clearly shown that enabling small and medium enterprises and Previously Disadvantaged Individuals to be able to successfully compete in the market.
[Nigeria] AfDB, government inaugurate task force on youth employment
07-08-2018 | 08:51:00
The African Development Bank in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria has inaugurated a Task Force to drive its first Public-Private Round Table on Youth Employment and Skills Development.
EAC Secretariat, AfDB discuss deepening regional integration
07-08-2018 | 07:14:00
An African Development Bank mission led by Dr. Marcellin Ndong Ntah, Lead Economisthave visited the EAC headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
Rwanda bets on property tax to boost local manufacturing
06-08-2018 | 11:15:00
Rwanda Parliament has passed the law determining the sources of revenue and property of decentralized entities, commonly known as Property tax.
EU renews support for General Auditing Commission of Liberia
03-08-2018 | 06:32:18
The European Union (EU) and the General Auditing Commission (GAC) of Liberia have officially launched a new phase of technical support to the GAC at the Office of the National Authorising Officer (NAO) in the Executive Mansion Grounds.
Kenya Power introduces power clinics to improve service delivery
02-08-2018 | 11:24:21
Power utility company Kenya Power has launched new customer service centers dubbed ‘Power Clinics’ to improve service delivery and enhance customer satisfaction.
Uganda, China agree on road, camera projects worth $2.45bn
02-08-2018 | 10:22:00
President Yoweri Museveni has said that a number of Government of Uganda funded contracts worth $2.4bn have been given to Chinese companies especially on roads and recently security cameras worth $120 million.
Rwanda, UN sign $630 million second development assistance plan
02-08-2018 | 06:50:12
The Government of Rwanda and One UN Rwanda have signed the second United Nations Development Assistance Plan for Rwanda 2018-2023 (UNDAPII)
Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso agree supply of petroleum products
02-08-2018 | 06:23:16
The General managers of SITARAIL, Quentin Gerard, the Ivorian Refining Company, Thomas Camara and the Burkinabe National Hydrocarbons Company, Hilaire Kabore, have signed an agreement to develop the supply and transport of petroleum products.
Egypt and US sign bilateral agreements worth $45 million
01-08-2018 | 12:17:00
Egypt and the United States have signed five bilateral assistance agreement amendments worth $45 million that demonstrate continued support from the American people for joint U.S.-Egypt priorities in health, education, governance, and agriculture.
[South Africa] Key sectors record job losses, labour survey
01-08-2018 | 11:19:12
South Africa’s official unemployment rate increased by 0,5 of a percentage point to 27,2% compared to the first quarter of 2018.
KT builds digital system for national identification in Tanzania
01-08-2018 | 06:51:56
South Korea's largest telecommunications company, completed a new digital system for national identification in Tanzania, marking major progress for the company in Africa as KT continues to tap into new business opportunities throughout the continent.
Madagascar economy projected to grow 5% in 2018 - report
31-07-2018 | 09:00:00
Overall, the economy has been performing well, with growth estimated at 4.2 % in 2017 and projected at 5.0 % in 2018, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Madagascar Economic Update, released today.
[Nigeria Business Week] Towards self-dependence, reduced importation
27-07-2018 | 12:34:00
As industries grow, so does the job market, consumer satisfation and investor confidence. Nigeria is gaining a reputation as fertile ground for both business expansion and takeoff point for startups.
[Nigeria] DMO lists $30 million sovereign green bond on NSE
26-07-2018 | 10:50:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the listing of the N10.69billion, approximately $30 million, 5-year, Federal Government Sovereign Green Bond at coupon rate of 13.48% on the Exchange by Debt Management Office, DMO.
High mobile sector taxation in DR Congo slowing penetration, report
26-07-2018 | 06:07:00
The GSMA has announced the findings of its latest report, ‘Reforming mobile sector taxation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Enabling economic growth through a supportive tax system’.
DP World to build and operate logistics hub in Mali
25-07-2018 | 14:05:57
Global trade enabler DP World has signed a 20-year concession with an automatic 20-year extension with the Republic of Mali to build and operate a 1000-hectare modern logistics hub outside of Bamako.
[Kenya Business Week] Sustainable businesses that leave no one behind
25-07-2018 | 10:15:00
Despite more than 80 per cent of the beef consumed in Kenya being produced by pastoralists according to a 2011 study, they still struggle with poor market prices and scarcity of fodder.
Africa-India trade records tenfold growth, report
25-07-2018 | 08:36:00
Trade between Africa and India rose more than 10-fold between 2001 and 2014, making India Africa’s fourth-largest national trading partner, according to a new report.
[Kenya] Government freezes all new public projects to tame wastage
25-07-2018 | 06:06:16
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued a directive freezing all new government projects until those that are ongoing are completed.
Rwanda and India discuss strengthening bilateral ties
25-07-2018 | 06:03:00
President Kagame has held bilateral talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his delegation. The Premier has been in Rwanda on a visit aimed to strengthen further bilateral ties between Rwanda and India.
Ms. Chileshe Kapwepwe appointed COMESA Secretary General
24-07-2018 | 07:03:19
Ms. Chileshe Kapwepwe has been appointed the new Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, COMESA,Secretary General.
Kenya, South Korea hold bilateral talks
24-07-2018 | 06:59:47
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Prime Minister of the Republic of South Korea Lee Nak-Yeon have held talks to enhance Korea’s role in Kenya’s economy and the achievement of the Big Four development agenda.
MCC visits Senegal to advance progress on the development of compact
23-07-2018 | 07:05:04
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Principle Deputy Vice President (DVP) for Africa Kyeh Kim has visited Senegal to advance progress on the development of an MCC grant, called a compact.
World Bank invests $30 million in Togo’s urban development
20-07-2018 | 13:11:00
The World Bank has approved a $30 million International Development Association credit to help Togo address urban development challenges and reduce service delivery gaps in some of its most populated municipalities.
Tunisia, Somalia join COMESA
20-07-2018 | 09:01:00
The membership COMESA has risen to 21 following the admission of Tunisia and Somalia at the 20th Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Lusaka, Zambia.
Uganda opens culture park in China to bolster tourism
20-07-2018 | 08:58:00
In a move geared towards promoting Uganda’s tourism, the Speaker of Uganda Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched a Uganda culture park in China.
African Development Bank approves South Africa Country Strategy Paper
20-07-2018 | 06:36:00
The African Development Bank has approved a string of measures aimed at supporting South Africa’s economic development ambitions as an upper Middle-Income Country.
[Kenya Business Week] Towards affordable housing
19-07-2018 | 10:44:45
As Kenya aims for mid- level economic status it has set targets it hopes will propel it to this dream.
Nigeria Customs adopts Oracle blockchain service
19-07-2018 | 08:19:49
Nigeria Customs Service is among the global early adopters of the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service which has recently been introduced.
[Mauritania] UNIDO, government launch country programme
19-07-2018 | 08:16:00
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization and Mauritania’s Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Industry have launched the UNIDO Country Programme to stimulate the structural transformation of the national economy.
Uganda National Airlines orders four bombardier aircrafts at $190m
19-07-2018 | 06:05:45
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that it has signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional jets with Uganda National Airlines Company.
Kenya government introduces tax relief to boost affordable housing
19-07-2018 | 06:01:48
President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a Bill creating a 15 percent tax relief for Kenyans buying houses under the Affordable Housing Scheme.
Angola champions cooperation of Portuguese speaking countries
19-07-2018 | 05:59:16
The President of the Republic of Angola, João Lourenço, has defended a realistic cooperation plan in the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP).
Namibia secures $218 million budget support loan from AfDB
19-07-2018 | 05:48:12
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of $217.8 million to finance the second phase of the Namibia’s Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Programme.
African institutions collaborate to reduce illicit financial flows
18-07-2018 | 13:28:00
As part of the revamped strategy to stem illicit financial flows from Africa, the IFF Working Group has met, to discuss implementation of the recommendations of the High Level Panel Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa.
GE releases whitepaper on digitization of Africa's energy distribution
18-07-2018 | 08:33:04
As Africa faces emerging opportunities to help deliver efficient, affordable and reliable electricity to consumers, GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has unveiled a whitepaper on the “Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa.”
Sudan opens first visa application center in Saudi Arabia
18-07-2018 | 07:03:53
The Embassy of the Republic of Sudan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced the opening of it's first-ever visa application centre in the world in Riyadh in partnership with VFS Global.
Equatorial Guinea cancels CHC Helicopters contracts for non-compliance
18-07-2018 | 06:56:54
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea has mandated all petroleum operators to cancel all contracts with Canadian-based CHC Helicopters due to noncompliance of Equatorial Guinea’s national content regulations.
[Mozambique] Rovuma Venture submits gas development plan to government
17-07-2018 | 11:43:31
Mozambique Rovuma Venture has submitted the development plan to the government for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project, which will produce, liquefy and market natural gas from the Mamba fields.
Migration and CFTA levers for Africa's economic prosperity, UNECA
17-07-2018 | 06:14:00
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa has stressed that the aspirations of Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030 "will require tackling the illicit financial flows that are costing the Continent a great deal of resources.
Zimborders Consortium signs $240 million deal to upgrade border post
16-07-2018 | 13:28:44
The Zimborders Consortium has signed a concession agreement for the mega project to upgrade the Beitbridge border post.
Togo implements IMF's enhanced general data dissemination system
16-07-2018 | 11:44:04
Togo has launched a National Summary Data Page (NSDP) in implementing the recommendations of the Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS).
Côte d’Ivoire to ratify Minamata Convention, ban lead in paints
16-07-2018 | 07:00:21
Strong indication that Côte d’Ivoire will soon join the committee of nations that had ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the global Convention that seeks to prevent human and physical environment from mercury pollution has emerged.
[Nigeria Business Week] Ensuring co-operation and diligence in trade
13-07-2018 | 10:46:25
There is no shortage of opinions with regards to what needs to be done to improve economies of Africa. Experts from diverse fields advocate for different solutions, some tailored to fit their field interests, others seeming to stem from a place of general betterment.
EU commits €800 million towards Africa’s public and private investment
13-07-2018 | 08:20:00
As part of its External Investment Plan, the EU has given its green light to a package of financial guarantee programmes worth around €800 million.
[South Africa] UWP Consulting mulls expanding to Angola
13-07-2018 | 06:05:00
A Gauteng civil and structural consulting engineering company is looking forward to expanding its customer base when they participate in the Trade and Investment Mission to Angola.
To drive investment growth, Nigeria needs to de-risk economy, ATI
13-07-2018 | 06:02:00
The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has urged Nigeria and other countries to focus on de-risking their economies to drive future investment growth.
[Kenya Business Week] Tackling illicit financial flows
12-07-2018 | 10:34:00
In one of the most historic developments in the country, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Swiss counterpart Alain Berset have overseen the signing of a key agreement that clears the way for the recovery of assets acquired through corruption and crime in Kenya
[Mali] IFAD, government ink deal to connect farmers to rural financing
12-07-2018 | 08:19:21
More than 440,000 smallholder farmers in Mali will soon have better access to rural financial services thanks to a new agreement signed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mali.
Tanzania’s economic reform programme receives $40 million AfDB support
12-07-2018 | 08:11:00
Tanzania’s ongoing macroeconomic reform program has received a boost from the African Development Bank through a $40 million budget support loan to be provided by the African Development Fund, the concessional arm of the Bank Group.
[Column] Byron Mudhune: Looming danger in Africa’s food imports
12-07-2018 | 06:43:12
Addressing Africa’s food import and consumption has suffered from extreme mood swings with the pendulum moving from episodes of pessimism to euphoria.
Angola commits to navy modernization through tech
11-07-2018 | 09:11:07
Angola has expressed commitment to train and upgrade its Navy (MGA) in order to ensure defense of national interest in territorial water.
Nigerian Government supports Google's Next Billion Users plan
11-07-2018 | 07:48:00
In line with its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, the Buhari administration would be actively supporting Google's Next Billion users plan intended to ensure greater digital access in Nigeria and around the world.
ATI to pay first dividends to African member governments
11-07-2018 | 06:17:50
In a much anticipated announcement, the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) , declared that its General Assembly had approved the first ever payments to shareholders.
Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Eritrea after 20 years
10-07-2018 | 10:52:36
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalized preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea on 17 July 2018 with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787.
Kenya signs deal to return stolen wealth from Switzerland
10-07-2018 | 06:15:00
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Swiss counterpart Alain Berset have overseen the signing of a key agreement that clears the way for the recovery of assets acquired through corruption and crime in Kenya and stashed in foreign countries.
UNECA urges Nigeria to join AfCFTA
09-07-2018 | 11:15:00
Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has urged Nigeria to join the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) movement.
[Benin] World Bank provides $40 Million to expand social safety nets
09-07-2018 | 09:00:00
The World Bank has approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $40 million to support the government of Benin in its efforts to increase poor communities’ access to basic social services and social safety nets.
South Africa keen on balancing two-way trade with Ghana
09-07-2018 | 06:52:00
South Africa is keen on balancing two-way trade with Ghana and key to achieving this, would be the identification of new investment and trade opportunities between our respective countries.
[Côte d’Ivoire] IFC and government release renewable energy targets
09-07-2018 | 06:48:42
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Petroleum, Energy, and Renewable Energy Development have released a roadmap study that outlines pathways for achieving the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution.
[Kenya Business Week] Cementing US trade with direct flights
06-07-2018 | 10:12:00
Known for its aggressive approach in selling its economic sectors, Kenya has this week been on a charm offensive, as both public and private players step up efforts to win investors and grow businesses.
[Sudan] IFAD, government sign agreement to support farming
06-07-2018 | 06:32:35
Sudan's economic future may rest in the hands of its smallholder farmers. Two thirds of the country's population, 36.2 million people, live in rural areas and agriculture provides essential employment for 70-80 percent of the labour force.
Kenya bets on innovation to tackle growing needs
06-07-2018 | 06:07:27
President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged scientists and innovators to be at the forefront in finding solutions for challenges facing the country.
GE, Lagos State Government sign agreement on power, skills development
05-07-2018 | 14:10:19
GE, the world’s premier digital industrial company and the Lagos State Government have agreed to pool their resources for the development of critical infrastructure in the state in the areas of Power, Healthcare and Skills Development.
Ugandans turn to VPNs to avoid social media tax
04-07-2018 | 08:22:26
Ugandans are turning to Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology to circumvent the government's "social media tax", according to leading VPN comparison site BestVPN.com.
Tanzania upgrades food product analysis services
04-07-2018 | 07:59:04
Tanzania’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (MITI) has announced the upgrading of the services provided by its Industrial Research and Development Organization.
Angola eyes cleaner, greener economic growth
29-06-2018 | 13:25:00
The breakneck economic growth that Angola enjoyed following the end to decades of civil conflict in 2002 came to a sudden stop when the price of oil crashed in 2014.
[Nigeria Business Week] Racing toward growth, partnerships, targets
29-06-2018 | 12:18:00
This week has shown interesting developments in a wide range of sectors in Nigeria - Hospitality, Real Estate, Agribusiness, Banking, Automotive, Oil and Gas and as always, ICT remains a busy sector.
[Nigeria] Femab Properties and civil servants body in housing deal
28-06-2018 | 08:52:54
Williamsville Sears Management’s recently acquired subsidiary Femab Properties Limited has entered into an MOU with the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria Ministry of Defense Abuja to develop over 1,000 houses for their members.
[Kenya Business Week] Gauging regional growth through Kenya’s prism
28-06-2018 | 06:58:00
As one of East Africa’s big brothers in economic growth and development, Kenya has this week continued to attract praise and investment with its landmark investments delivering impressive payoffs.
AfDB approves Mozambique’s country strategy paper 2018-2022
28-06-2018 | 06:41:00
Mozambique’s agriculture sector plays a paramount role in its economy, in particular from a rural growth perspective, given its large yet untapped potential for agro-business and agricultural value chains.
Uganda releases first partnership plan for climate action in Africa
27-06-2018 | 08:57:18
The Government of Uganda has released its strategy to deliver on commitments under the Paris Agreement, in a blueprint known as the Uganda NDC Partnership Plan.
East Africa leaders laud Kenya’s progress on Standard Gauge Railway
27-06-2018 | 06:40:00
Kenya’s progress in the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has earned praise from regional Heads of State who now want Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan to follow suit.
Republic of Congo lays foundation for Vision 2047 implementation
27-06-2018 | 06:34:44
The Government of the Republic of Congo and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have laid the foundations for the formulation of Congo Vision 2047, the country’s long-term framework to build a prosperous and peaceful nation.
Vodacom Tanzania wins 700 MHz Spectrum Auction
25-06-2018 | 09:20:00
Vodacom, Tanzania’s leading mobile network operator has welcomed the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority’s announcement of the 700 MHz spectrum auction, which was carried out on 08 June 2018.
IFC and Canada invest in Zambia solar project
22-06-2018 | 13:12:00
International Finance Corporation and the Government of Canada are providing approximately $25 million in financing for the second Scaling Solar project under development in Zambia.
Urbanization dampens growth opportunities in West Africa, World Bank
22-06-2018 | 11:12:42
While the cities of West Africa grapple with large migratory flows, consisting chiefly of young people, they must tackle the many challenges associated with this rapid urbanization.
Botswana a beacon of hope in Africa war on corruption, ECA
22-06-2018 | 07:13:07
Botswana is a shining light and beacon of hope in the fight against corruption in Africa and has one of the best anti-corruption profiles on the continent.
[Nigeria Business Week] Optimism grows with investments
21-06-2018 | 13:12:54
It has been said by several economic experts that the country’s path to greatness lies on the fields of Agriculture, and not on petroleum.
Ghana’s main economic initiatives will do little to reduce poverty, UN
21-06-2018 | 13:11:52
Ghana’s flagship policies might well stimulate the country’s economy but they won’t do much to get rid of poverty, even though that is their stated aim, says a UN human rights expert.
[Kenya Business Week] Blazing the trail in economic growth
21-06-2018 | 09:44:00
At a time when the rest of Africa continues experiencing suppressed growth occasioned by drought, political upheavals and low private sector activity, East Africa has been in the headline this week.
African Union provides Zimbabwe with electoral technical support
21-06-2018 | 09:17:00
The Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission has deployed a five-person independent electoral assistance mission in Zimbabwe from 15 June 2018 to 8 July 2018 to provide technical support to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.
AfDB launches first electricity regulatory index for Africa
21-06-2018 | 06:13:00
Though African countries have developed robust institutional frameworks for the regulation of electricity sectors, much work remains in strengthening regulatory independence, says the Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa.
Kenya, ECA to grow and protect startups
20-06-2018 | 08:16:00
Kenya will work with the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) to protect and grow start-up tech innovations and to unlock pension funds to deploy in developing the country, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.
East Africa to outpace continental peers in economic growth, report
20-06-2018 | 06:33:47
Several African countries have reported a rise in their GDP despite fears over increased debt according to ICAEW’s, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, latest report.