Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60 percent stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport set to be built in the Bugesera district, roughly 25km southeast of the capital, Kigali.
Importers in Kenya say they are being forced to use the country’s new and expensive Chinese-built railway, connecting the port city of Mombassa with the capital, Nairobi.
The European Union (EU) has allocated €50 million to help fight the spread of Ebola and malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Barrick Gold Corp has reached a deal with Tanzania to pay the country $300 million, bringing an end to its long-running tax dispute.
More than 40 people in Burundi have been arrested as part of a government campaign targeting black-market currency trading.
Kenya’s has opened its halted railway project dubbed as the “Railway to Nowhere” after China pulled funding for the ambitious project.
Lawmakers in Kenya have approved government plans to increase the country’s debt ceiling.
A World Bank arbitration court has ordered Tanzania to pay $185 million to Standard Chartered over the breach of an energy contract.
Pan-African conglomerate Mara Group has launched the first two “Made in Africa” smartphones in Rwanda.
Regulators in Kenya are camping down on sports betting in the country by imposing new taxes on the country’s biggest companies in the field.