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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18 February 19

Ethiopia, Djibouti sign gas pipeline deal

Ethiopia and Djibouti have agreed to build a pipeline that will carry gas from land-locked Ethiopia to an export terminal in its neighbouring coastal port nation, Djibouti.

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17 February 19

Kenya-Somalia tensions rise over maritime dispute

Diplomatic relations between Kenya and Somalia are becoming strained over a long-running maritime border dispute.

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11 February 19

South Sudan to reach pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020

South Sudan’s oil minister says the country will return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020.

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27 January 19

South Sudan resumes oil production in former Unity state

South Sudan has resumed pumping oil in the former Unity state for the first time in five years.

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14 January 19

Eritrea and Somalia among the world’s least powerful passports

Eritrea and Somalia have been named among the countries with the least powerful passports in the world.

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