24 March 16

China Moves to Ease Fears Over Naval Base in Djibouti

The Chinese government has moved to ease fears over its first overseas naval base, established in Djibouti, following international concern.

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23 March 16

Kenya & Uganda Reopen Talks Over Oil Pipeline

Troubled talks over an oil pipeline project between Kenya and Uganda resumed as the countries’ presidents met in Nairobi on Monday.

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18 March 16

Fastjet Announces CEO Will Step Down This Week, More Flights to Niarobi

African budget airline Fastjet has announced its chief executive will step down this week, following increased pressure from shareholder and easyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou.

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18 March 16

More Garissa Protests Highlight Kenya’s Water Shortage

Residents of Masalani in Garissa County are the latest group to protest over water shortages in the area, accusing the Kenyan government of failing to intervene.

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18 March 16

Kenya GDP Expanding by 6 Percent, Says UK Accounting Body

Kenya’s economy is expected to grow by 6 percent between 2017 and 2020, according to a leading UK accounting body.

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16 March 16

Fresh Opportunity for Sudan to Join EAC

The recent entry of oil-rich South Sudan into the East African Community (EAC) could pave the way for neighbouring Sudan to join, despite being refused five years ago, analysts say.

15 March 16

Rwanda President Slams EAC Over ‘Careless Spending’

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has criticised the East African Community (EAC) over “careless spending” and labelled the bloc “too expensive”.

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15 March 16

EU Cuts Aid to Burundi, Funds Humanitarian Agencies Directly

The European Union (EU) has announced it will suspend all financial support going to the Burundi government.

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15 March 16

Kenya: 200 Kiambu County Girls Take Part in Microsoft’s DigiGirlz High Tech Camp

More than 200 high school girls from Kiambu County have participated in Microsoft’s fifth DigiGirlz High Tech Camp.

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20 February 16

Ethiopia: Food Security Could Lie in Animal Bones

The key to achieving food security in Ethiopia could lie in animal bones, according to a science journalist.

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