Kenya’s Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway has proven very popular with travellers moving between the country’s capital and the coastal city on Mombasa. However, the real aim of the project was to boost trade freight heading from the Kenyan coast to
In Tanzania, the government is stepping up its efforts to criminalise homosexuality, prompting a number of foreign donors to withhold aid to the East African nation in light of recent developments and comment from senior officials. On Tuesday, President John
Chinese financial powers are cooling on the idea of investing in Ethiopia as the East African nation’s economy faces fresh challenges, according to reports.
A $10 million bridge being built by Chinese engineers in Kenya has collapsed, injuring 28 people, a matter of days after President Uhuru Kenyatta made a personal inspection visit.
South Sudan says it is seeking a $1.9 billion loan from China to develop its oil fields and roads.
Ethiopia’s economic growth over the last decade has captured the world’s attention. However, manufacturing is a key sector where the country still falls below the African average – and plans are in motion to change that.