Tag Archives: Economy

20 June 18

Rwanda posts double-digit GDP growth in Q1 of 2018

Rwanda’s economy grew by 10.6 percent during the first quarter of 2018, according to National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR).

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20 June 18

Kenyan doctors lose appeal to block Cuban specialists working in country

A group of Kenyan doctors has lost its appeal to the country’s Employee and Labour Relations Court, attempting to block the deployment of Cuban doctors across the African nation.

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18 June 18

Human traffickers blamed for rise of beggars in Kenya

International human traffickers are responsible for the rise of beggars across major cities and towns in Kenya, according to officials.

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17 June 18

Rwanda, Singapore sign investment and aviation deals

Rwanda and Singapore have signed new investment and airline agreements that will make it easier for businesses to operate between both countries.

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03 June 18

China cools on Ethiopia investments amid economic uncertainty

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.

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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

How serious is Africa’s debt crisis?

During the mid-1990s, most of Africa was frozen out of global economics entirely, due to crippling debts they simply couldn’t pay. Essentially bankrupt, more than 30 countries across the continent were tied down by overheads beyond their means and major
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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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15 May 18

Why Africa needs to do more to protect its forests

Africa’s forests are home to some of the most biodiverse habitats, relied upon by hundreds of millions of people and play a crucial role in the battle against climate change – but deforestation threatens to kill the continent’s dwindling natural
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10 May 18

How sports betting grips millennials across East Africa

The rise of sports betting in Africa has been reported from multiple angles, ranging from economic opportunities to the social consequences of a gambling population. Whether your view on the matter is positive or negative, there’s no getting away from
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