02 December 15

Rwanda Government Ranked As Africa’s Most Efficient, World No. 7

Rwanda’s government has been ranked as the most efficient in Africa in the Global Competitive Report 2014-2015 – and the seventh most efficient in the world.

30 November 15

Government Christmas Cards Scrapped in Tanzania to Save Cash

President John Magufuli has scrapped the usual government Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of his belt-tightening measures.

19 November 15

Switzerland Donates $3 million to Sudan Humanitarian Funds

Switzerland has contributed an additional $3 million dollars (£1.96 million) to the 2015 Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) to help bring aid to the most vulnerable people in the country.

15 November 15

Total Startup Contest to Support New Business Development in Africa

Startups from across the African continent will be vying it out for the award of “Startupper of the Year,” in a contest created by energy firm Total.

11 November 15

New Tanzania President Vows to Fight Corruption, Curbs Tax Exemptions and Travel For Officials

Tanzania’s new president John Magufuli has vowed to fight against graft and corruption in the country.

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.


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