21 September 15

President Kenyatta Says No Wage Rise for Teachers

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has ruled out a wage increase for teachers in a televised address to the nation. Speaking from State House in Nairobi, on Sunday, the president insisted that raising teacher salaries would increase the cost of living
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21 September 15

Rwanda Calls on Drones to Make Emergency Deliveries

Rwanda is calling on the help of drones to make emergency deliveries to remote parts of the country. The project is slated to start as early as next year with Foster + Partners contracted to build three “Droneports” by 2020.
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21 September 15

Uganda Weighing Up Tanzania & Kenya for Oil Pipeline Route

A Ugandan Government official has confirmed the country is still considering whether it could run an oil pipeline through Tanzania, if it proves cheaper than Kenya or other options. It comes a month after Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and Kenya’s
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16 September 15

Ethiopia Set to Meet Millennium Development Goals

Ethiopia is being cited as a “development leader” on the African continent as it looks set to meet Millennium Development Goals (MDG) set out by the UN. Ten years ago Ethiopia was famous for poverty, famine and infant deaths but the
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14 September 15

Kenya Chosen for UN Tourism Executive Council

Kenya has been elected to join the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) executive council – the highest body in global tourism. Kenya’s selection was confirmed at the 21st UNWTO General Assembly, which is currently taking place in the Columbian city
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14 September 15

Kenya & China Strike Nuclear Power Deal

Kenya and China have signed a deal that will see the East African nation’s first nuclear power station open in 2025. The Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) has revealed plans to set up the country’s first nuclear power plant with an initial
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14 September 15

Japan to Further Invest in Uganda Infrastructure

Japan has further committed to invest in the development of Uganda’s infrastructure, following President Museveni’s latest visit to the East Asian country. Ties between Uganda and Japan reach as far back as 1966, which has seen major developments in the
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