Tag: East Africa

Business
IMF urges policy caution for vulnerable Africa

IMF urges policy caution for vulnerable Africa

In a new report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said African governments...

Conflicts
Air strike on Ethiopia's Tigray days after ceasefire declaration

Air strike on Ethiopia's Tigray days after ceasefire declaration

The reported drone strike on the regional capital Mekele left at least one person...

Politics
Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Unable to run again after two terms at the helm, his endorsement of historic arch-rival...

Business
Increase on interregional trade, rice stakeholders advised

Increase on interregional trade, rice stakeholders advised

Rt. Hon. Rebecca kadaga, the Uganda Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of East Africa...

Elections
Kenyans vote in close-fought election race

Kenyans vote in close-fought election race

The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under...

Elections
Jittery Kenya votes in close-fought election race

Jittery Kenya votes in close-fought election race

Kenyans are praying for a peaceful transition of power after almost a decade under...

Elections
Kenya candidates make final bid for votes as campaigning closes

Kenya candidates make final bid for votes as campaigning...

Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, a veteran opposition leader now...

Politics
Profile of Uganda's new Minister of Justice and constitutional affairs - Norbert Mao at a glance

Profile of Uganda's new Minister of Justice and constitutional...

Norbert Mao is a Ugandan political activist and lawyer and has been appointed by...

Business
Uganda Freight Forwarders Association launches FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding

Uganda Freight Forwarders Association launches FIATA Diploma...

Uganda has become the fifth country in Africa and the first in East Africa to have...

Conflicts
Somalia's president says they will talk to Al-Shabaab when the time is right

Somalia's president says they will talk to Al-Shabaab when...

He said the Al-Qaeda affiliate responsible for deadly attacks across East Africa...

Politics
Four candidates running for president in Kenya's election

Four candidates running for president in Kenya's election

Only four candidates "met the requisite constitutional and statutory requirements"...

Politics
Kenya to hold state funeral for ex-president Kibaki

Kenya to hold state funeral for ex-president Kibaki

Kibaki, who died aged 90, served as the country's third president from December...

Development
UN says 20 million risk starvation as horn of Africa drought worsens

UN says 20 million risk starvation as horn of Africa drought...

Twenty million people are at risk of starvation this year as delayed rains worsen...