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).
African nations should invest more into the blue economy – which includes fisheries, marine biotechnology, aquaculture, tourism and transport – according to African ministers.
The East African Community (EAC) is being questioned after negotiations over a trade deal with Europe revealed cracks in the bloc’s unity.
South Sudan says it is seeking a $1.9 billion loan from China to develop its oil fields and roads.
The brain drain of African doctors has cost the continent more than $2 billion, according to Kenya’s Education Secretary, Dr Fred Matiangi.
Kenyan betting company SportsPesa has angered people in its homeland after striking a sponsorship deal with UK Premier League club Hull City.
Kenya’s oil pipeline troubles look set to continue after Ethiopia denied claims of a deal between the two countries.
Ethiopia’s tourism industry is booming after revenue jumped 20.7 percent to a record $3.5 billion in 2015.
Ethiopia’s economic growth over the last decade has captured the world’s attention. However, manufacturing is a key sector where the country still falls below the African average – and plans are in motion to change that.