23 June 16

South Sudan Pound Weakens Further Against US Dollar

The South Sudanese pound has weakened further against the US dollar as the war-torn country’s economy continues to deteriorate.

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23 June 16

Troika Nations Deny Threat to Stop South Sudan Funds

A group of major donors to South Sudan have denied reports they threatened to starve the country of funds unless the controversial 28 states decree was revoked.

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01 June 16

World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Relying on Chinese Investment

The World Bank has warned Tanzania against becoming over-reliant on Chinese investment as the country seeks to continue its economic growth.

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01 June 16

South Korea to Help Establish Technology Institute in Kenya

Kenya has signed a deal with South Korea that will see the Asian country help set up a technology centre in the East African nation.

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01 June 16

Is Kenya Losing Its Powerhouse Status in East Africa?

As little as five years ago, Kenya was the undisputed powerhouse of the East African region. And, while the government insists that position in unassailable, it looks like a transition of power could be on the cards. Some experts from within
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31 May 16

Rwanda: RSSB Under Pressure Over Investment Choices

Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB), the country’s only pension custodian, is under the spotlight once again, after a report looking into its investment decisions was released by the Auditor-General.

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27 May 16

Kenya: Nairobi Shortlisted for Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Cities Project

The Kenyan capital Nairobi has been shortlisted to be included in the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities project.

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23 May 16

Sudan Plans New Measures to Curb Rising Dollar Prices

Sudan’s government on Saturday said it plans to announce new measures over the coming weeks to curb the rising cost of US dollar prices on the black market.

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23 May 16

Oil Rebound Puts Pressure on East African Economies

Crude oil’s continued rebound is putting pressure on East African countries as prices and inflation rates fluctuate across the region.

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18 May 16

Ethiopian Airlines to Expand Operations in India

Ethiopian Airlines is continuing its overseas expansion amid plans to extend operations in India.

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