28 May 19

Kenya asks World Bank for $750 million development loan

Keyna has requested a loan of $750 million from the World Bank to fund housing, agriculture and other development projects.

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30 April 19

South Sudan: Oil flowing freely despite port strike in Sudan

South Sudan’s oil minister said on Monday that the country’s oil flow is running smoothly despite an ongoing port strike in Sudan.

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23 April 19

Tanzania blocks IMF report criticising government policies

Tanzania has refused to authorise the publication of a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that criticises the government’s policies and their impact upon the economy.

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19 April 19

South Sudan says oil flow into Sudan will continue despite unrest

South Sudan Minister of Petroleum has said the flow of oil into Sudan will continue despite the political upheaval currently taking place there.

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10 April 19

Tanzania: IMF cuts 2019 economic growth forecast to 4 percent

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its forecast for Tanzania’s economic growth for this year and 2020 to four percent, down from previous expectations.

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26 March 19

Kenyan teacher from remote village named best in the world

A teacher from a remote village in Kenya’s Rift Valley has won the Global Teacher Prize for 2019.

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16 March 19

Uganda accuses Rwanda of economic sabotage

Uganda’s foreign ministry has accused Rwanda of economic sabotage as relations between the neighbouring countries continue to deteriorate.

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13 March 19

Kenya Airways considers Airbus switch after Ethiopia crash

Kenya Airways Plc has said it is reconsidering early-stage plans to buy Boeing 737 Max aircraft following last week’s crash in Ethiopia.

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23 February 19

Ethiopia earned $1.4 billion from tourism in second half of 2018

Ethiopia generated $1.4 billion USD from tourism revenue in the second half of 2018, state-affiliated broadcaster FBC reported on Wednesday.

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20 February 19

Tanzania: Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ sentences to 15 years in jail

Tanzania has sentenced Yang Fenglan, a Chinese businesswoman known as the “Ivory Queen”, to 15 years in prison for smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks out of the country.

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