All posts by: Aaron Brooks

29 September 17

These are top African countries to invest in for 2018

Each year, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) releases a new edition of Where to invest in Africa, which assesses the economic outlook and investment opportunities in Africa. In the seventh edition of the publication, Where to invest in Africa 2018, there are some
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29 September 17

Ugandan witch doctors sacrificing children in attempt to end drought

Witch doctors in parts of Uganda are sacrificing children in an attempt to bring an end to the country’s worst drought in more than half a century.

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29 September 17

Kenya police fire tear gas at protesters against electoral commission

Police in Kenya fired tear gas at protestors on Tuesday during a demonstration against the country’s electoral commission.

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28 September 17

Uganda: Lawmakers throw punches, chairs in parliament brawl

Lawmakers in Uganda threw punches and chairs during a live parliamentary session on Tuesday that ended in a televised brawl.

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28 September 17

Eritrea warns UN: Ethiopian ‘occupation’ of border region threatens security in Horn of Africa

The Eritrean government has warned the UNited Nations that Ethiopia’s ongoing encroachment into Eritrean land is a threat to security in the Horn of Africa.

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27 September 17

Rwanda: Diane Rwigara charged with treason

Opposition leader and female rights activist Diane Rwigara has been charged with treason in Rwanda.

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26 September 17

Tanzania targets bloggers, websites in new online media regulation

Tanzania is introducing a bill that includes strict regulations for bloggers, social media users and other online content publishers.

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25 September 17

Is Kenya capable of getting election right the second time around?

Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court annulled August’s presidential election result and ruled a second should be held within 60 days. Kenya’s electoral commission, the IEBC, promptly set an October 17 to meet the court’s deadline for a re-run. However, doubts
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24 September 17

Rwanda: Kagame offers insights into the economic success of his regime

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has shared insights into the economic success of his regime during an event discussing Africa-US trade relations.

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22 September 17

Kenya’s Supreme Court explains why it annulled election result

Kenya’s Supreme Court today explained why it annulled last month’s presidential election result.

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