Djibouti obstinacy threatens to undermine African free trade and investment While the British and European media might be preoccupied with the death rattles of Brexit, an even more momentous trade deal is unfolding in Africa. The African Continental Free Trade
Tanzania President John Magufuli has appealed to China to forgive some debt incurred by the East African nation.
US President Donald Trump has said he will remove Sudan from his country’s list of state sponsors of terror on the condition it pays $335m in compensation for the 1998 al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in East Africa.
Lawmakers in Kenya are pushing to reduce the operating costs of a Chinese-built railway, calling for a renegotiation of the Chinese loan terms used to finance its construction.
The United States has partially suspended aid to Ethiopia over the ongoing Renaissance Dam dispute with Egypt and Sudan.
Ethiopia is drawing up plans to launch a second satellite into space next month, following the successful launch of the ETRSS-1 Satellite in December.
The European Union (EU) has pledged €100 million to support Sudan’s civilian-led government in its ongoing transition towards a democratic system.
Ethiopia’s water ministry says it will not attend talks held in the US this week over its disputed Nile dam project.
The Dutch government returned an 18-century ceremonial crown to Ethiopia on Thursday, which was stolen from the East African nation 21 years ago.
Ethiopia has announced plans to build Africa’s largest airport in a project that will cost $5 billion.