06 November 15

Kenya’s Economy, Debt At Acceptable Levels, Says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said Kenya’s economy, growth prospects and international debt are within acceptable levels.

04 November 15

Rwanda Accused of Fixing Poverty Statistics

Rwanda has been accused of manipulating poverty statistics to hide worsening conditions of the country’s poorest people.

02 November 15

Economy Is Okay, President Uhuru Tells Kenyans

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured Kenya that the country’s economy is in good shape, despite claims from opposition groups.

30 October 15

South Korea Promises Tighter Trade Relations With Kenya

South Korean ambassador, Young Dae Kwon, has promised to strengthen trade relations with Kenya in a visit to the East African country.

27 October 15

World Bank Hails Progress Against Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank has credited a number of sub-Saharan nations for their progress against poverty over the last 13 years.

16 October 15

First Metro in Sub-Saharan Africa Comes to Ethiopia

Ethiopia has become the first nation in sub-Saharan Africa to open a metro network – the first step in an ambitious project to transform the nation’s transport industry.

12 October 15

Ethiopian Airlines to Buy $7.4 Billion Worth of Boeing’s Latest 777X Jetliners

Ethiopian Airlines plans to expand its fleet with 15-20 of Boeing’s latest 777X jetliners before the end of the year. The award winning airline shows no signs of slowing its incredible growth story as it looks to replace ten older
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06 October 15

Kenya Teachers Return to the Classroom, After Strike Suspension

Kenyan teachers have returned to work after a five-week strike was suspended by the courts. Teachers unions agreed to comply with the suspension, which will give them 90 days to negotiate terms of pay with the government. While pupils and
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30 September 15

Kenya President Calls for Global Development Equality

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a united effort from international bodies to reduce inequality amongst developing nations. Kenya’s leader hailed the progress made over the last 15 years with the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), but highlighted the
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22 September 15

Tanzania Government to Work with Private Sector on Rice Marketing

The government of Tanzania will team up with the private sector in a move to boost the nation’s rice marketing and branding opportunities. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of EAC, Ms. Joyce Mapunjo, revealed the plans at a recent seminar organised
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