Ethiopia generated $1.4 billion USD from tourism revenue in the second half of 2018, state-affiliated broadcaster FBC reported on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Diplomatic relations between Kenya and Somalia are becoming strained over a long-running maritime border dispute.
South Sudan’s oil minister says the country will return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020.
South Sudan has resumed pumping oil in the former Unity state for the first time in five years.
Eritrea and Somalia have been named among the countries with the least powerful passports in the world.
Numerous foreign non-governmental agencies (NGOs) have closed their doors in Burundi after new ethnicity laws came into effect on December 31.
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.