03 June 18

Kenya flags off its first crude oil export, seeking stronger economy

Kenya exported its first shipment of crude oil on Sunday, joining Uganda as the only two East African nations to export the commodity.

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01 June 18

Rwanda announces surge in visitors from the UK

Visit Rwanda says the number of British travellers visiting the country has risen by more than 20 percent over the past 12 months.

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30 May 18

Rwanda criticised over £30m Arsenal sponsorship deal

Rwanda has been criticised over a £30 million sponsorship deal with English football club Arsenal FC.

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27 May 18

Kenya: 50 top officials arrested in anti-corruption campaign

Authorities in Kenya have arrested more than 50 top officials and executives after corruption allegations sparked widespread public anger.

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08 May 18

Ethiopia-Kenya mega link projects back on the agenda

Ethiopia and Kenya on Monday revisited plans for a series of mega link infrastructure projects between the neighbouring countries.

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04 May 18

Ethiopia eyes blockchain for tracking coffee exports

Ethiopia is exploring blockchain technology as a method for tracking the supply chain of coffee.

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26 April 18

Binance says it will create thousands of job opportunities for Ugandans

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, says it plans to bolster Uganda’s economy and create thousands of jobs for young people in the East African nation.

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14 April 18

Ethiopia to develop aerospace manufacturing sector

Ethiopian Airlines has signed an agreement with South African firm Aerosud to create an aerospace manufacturing company.

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03 April 18

Trump to suspend duty-free clothing imports from Rwanda

US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced plans to suspend the duty-free treatment of clothing imported from Rwanda under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

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26 March 18

African nations agree deal for Continental Free Trade Area

State leaders from 44 African countries have agreed a deal to create a Continental Free Trade Area, set to become one of the largest in the world.

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