22 February 18

Kenya warns citizens against travelling to South Sudan

The Kenyan government has warned citizens against travelling to parts of South Sudan where the worst cases of armed conflicts and ethnic violence have occurred during the last six months.

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11 February 18

Uganda aid officials suspended over fraud claims

Uganda’s government has suspended four officials over the alleged mismanagement of funds meant to support refugees in the country.

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02 February 18

US hits South Sudan with arms embargo, EU sanctions officials

The United States is imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan with the Trump administration urges the UN and other countries to do the same.

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31 January 18

Rwanda’s first robotics boot camp aims to inspire students

Rwanda’s first robotics boot camp has come to a close after a three-week programme designed to inspire secondary school students.

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29 January 18

Kagame takes AU chair, launches single air market

Rwanda President Paul Kagame began his tenure as the African Union Chairperson on Sunday, announcing the launch of a Single African Air Transport (SAATM).

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22 January 18

Kenya: UK will stop sending aid to drought-hit areas in 2024

Britain is set to stop sending aid to drought-hit areas in Kenya by 2024, according to the UK’s new international development secretary.

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15 January 18

Rwanda, Tanzania agree SGR railway construction deal

Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to build a Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Isaka (northwestern Tanzania) to Kigali.

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13 January 18

Ethiopia-Djibouti railway begins commercial operations

A 756-km rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti has officially started commercial operation.

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29 December 17

Somalia retakes control of its own airspace

The Somali government has retaken control of the country’s airspace for the first time in more than two decades.

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07 December 17

Budget airline Air Arabia expands into Eritrea

Air Arabia will run flights to Eritrea starting December 10 as the budget airline expands its presence in Africa.

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