Africa’s brain drain is well documented. Too many of the continent’s best minds leave their home country to study and work abroad, many of whom never return to the place they were born. The implications on African countries are widespread.
Ethiopia and Rwanda have set out a number of additional cooperation agreements at a meeting in Kigali on Tuesday.
African nations should invest more into the blue economy – which includes fisheries, marine biotechnology, aquaculture, tourism and transport – according to African ministers.
Ethiopia’s tourism industry is booming after revenue jumped 20.7 percent to a record $3.5 billion in 2015.
The World Bank has warned Tanzania against becoming over-reliant on Chinese investment as the country seeks to continue its economic growth.
Sudan’s government on Saturday said it plans to announce new measures over the coming weeks to curb the rising cost of US dollar prices on the black market.
Crude oil’s continued rebound is putting pressure on East African countries as prices and inflation rates fluctuate across the region.
Ethiopian Airlines is continuing its overseas expansion amid plans to extend operations in India.
Tanzania announced plans on Wednesday to build a pipeline to supply neighbouring country Uganda with natural gas.
Farmers in the Kenyan counties of Nyeri and Murang’a are increasingly turning to macadamia nuts due to poor profits from the coffee market.