China Merchant Group (CMG) says it plans are in motion to turn the Port of Djibouti into the “Shekou of East Africa”.
The European Union (EU) has agreed to provide Tanzania with budget support to the sum of $205m (TS487bn) over the next four years.
The International Development Association (IDA) has provided an additional $40 million through the World Bank to help support Burundi’s poorest households.
Human Rights Watch has criticised schools in Tanzania for widespread sexual abuse, corporal punishment and a policy for kicking out pregnant girls.
Rwanda is facing a meat shortage as prices in the country continue to rise and a bird flu outbreak spreads across Africa.
Uganda’s government has accused Bridge International Academies of “teaching pornography” after dozens of its schools were recently shut down.
Tanzania President John Magufuli is making his first state visit to Kenya since he took office last October, as the two countries aim to rebuild their economic ties.
A new report from the Word Bank is urging Tanzania to reform its tax system, in order to maintain its impressive rate of economic growth.
Zanzibar’s Minister for Trade, Industry and Marketing is calling on members of the public to support the semi-autonomous archipelago’s industrial economic plans.
The European Union (EU) is set to contribute more than Sh20 billion (around $200m) to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).