Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has called upon local vehicle assemblers in the country to innovate ways of producing quality vehicles that are affordable for Kenyans.
Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has promised economic progress in early 2019 as protests continue across much of the country.
Rwanda has opened its first public coding school where sixty selected students will begin their studies in software programming.
Burundi has announced it is moving the country’s political capital from Bujumbura to Gitega.
Uganda’s Ministry of Finance has announced the country plans to sell $103 million (380 billion shillings) of debt to help fund the Ministry of Defense.
Ethiopia’s space agency has announced plans to launch its first satellite during 2019, with financial and logistical help from Beijing.
Authorities in Kenya have charged three Chinese railway workers for allegedly trying to bribe investigators looking into fraudulent activities involving ticket sales on a massive $3.2 billion railway project.
Denmark is withholding almost $10 million in aid to Tanzania over “unacceptable homophobic comments” from a senior politician in the African nation.
The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to lift sanctions against Eritrea, which have been in place against the Horn of Africa nation for almost a decade.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has threatened to deploy the army amid a dispute between farmers and traders over the price of cashew nuts.