06 June 17

Rwanda increases budget for 2017/18 by 7 pct

Rwanda plans to increase government spending during the 2017/18 fiscal year by seven percent, the country’s finance minister announced on Thursday.

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24 May 17

Burundi fuel crisis a ‘national concern’, vice president says

Burundi’s First Vice President Gaston Sindimwo has described the country’s fuel crisis as a “national concern”.

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21 May 17

Study: Open airspace in East Africa will bring millions of dollars to the region

A new study from the East African Business Council (EABC) says an open airspace policy in East Africa could generate more than $200 million in annual GDP for the region.

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16 May 17

Tanzania is now East Africa’s most attractive investment destination

The latest Africa Investment Index ranks Tanzania as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa.

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11 May 17

Kenya: US suspends aid to Health Ministry over corruption

The US has suspended direct financial aid from being sent to Kenya’s Health Ministry over reports of corruption.

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08 May 17

Rwanda world’s largest producer of vital mineral for electronics

Rwanda is the world’s largest producer of tantalum, an essential mineral for the electronics industries.

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05 May 17

US approves military helicopter sale to Kenya

The Unites States government has approved the sale of twelve American-made helicopter gunships to Keny, as the country seeks to further build its military in the face of growing insecurity.

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04 May 17

Japan eyes new trade deal with Uganda

Japan is pushing for bilateral agreements with Uganda to strengthen trade and investment ties between the two countries, according to reports from the East African nation.

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26 April 17

Ethiopia, Rwanda step up cooperation efforts

Ethiopia and Rwanda have set out a number of additional cooperation agreements at a meeting in Kigali on Tuesday.

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22 April 17

World Bank names Rwanda among most resilient economies

A new report from the World Bank has named Rwanda among Africa’s most resilient economies.

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