Tag Archives: Business

16 December 20

Despite low numbers of Coronavirus deaths in Kenya, cynical business moves leave millions of citizens without work

The latest figures from the World Bank show that Kenya’s unemployment rate has doubled between April and October, reaching 10.4% as the country’s economic fragility is exacerbated by the Coronavirus pandemic. At just over 1,500 Covid-19 related deaths, Kenya has
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04 December 19

Kenya: Importers forced to use expensive Chinese railway

Importers in Kenya say they are being forced to use the country’s new and expensive Chinese-built railway, connecting the port city of Mombassa with the capital, Nairobi.

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05 November 18

Ethiopia launches visa-free travel for Africans

Ethiopia’s government has launched a visa-on-arrival regime for all African citizens, as the country moves to ease travel requirements.

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28 February 18

Why 2017 was the year Africa’s tech startup scene really kicked off

Africa has been gaining attention in the tech scene for a number of years now, but the excitement surrounding Africa’s technology prospects focuses on its potential rather than the current state of things. Africa is a continent to watch with
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