East Africa isn’t without its economic success stories. Ethiopia and Rwanda are two of the region’s most exciting economies and Tanzania could be lining itself up as a rising force in the region. However, they – and the more established
The fight against malaria in East Africa is stalling. A number of financial, environmental and human-caused factors contribute to rising death rates from the disease in parts of the region, which remains one of the worst regions in the world.
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.
East Africa has developed something of a reputation for gender equality in politics over the years. Rwanda has a higher percentage of women in parliament than any other country in the world while Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda are also among the highest
The latest Africa Investment Index ranks Tanzania as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa.
“Africa Rising” has been the popular term used to describe the rapid economic growth taking place in sub-Saharan Africa since 2000. The assumption is African nations will continue to rise out of economic turmoil to secure a sustainable and peaceful
The East African Community (EAC) says rapid population growth is putting the region’s economies and environments under pressure.
Press freedom is an elusive concept in much of Africa and many other parts of the world. However, there’s this notion that journalists, bloggers and commentators in general are enjoying a progressively more open environment to express their views and
When there’s not enough food in the family, mothers are forced to choose which of their children eat. This is the reality of Fatuma Abdille, a Somali mother who told her heartbreaking story to the media last week – and she’s
Collectively, East African nations have some of the most ambitious green energy goals in the world. Like many parts of the “developing” world, it makes little sense for Africa to invest further in non-renewable power. The key to prosperity for
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