Kenya’s ban on plastic bags comes into effect this week with offenders facing serious fines or even jail time for breaking the new regulations.
Uganda and Tanzania put plans in motion on Saturday to begin construction of a $3.5 billion oil pipeline between the two countries.
African development has been spectacular, in parts, over the last couple of decades. As the foreign investment pours in, natural resources and local talent have gradually migrated while African governments have mostly adopted the Western blueprint for democracy. However, there are
Ethiopia has been named as the world’s most welcoming country in an open poll on popular travel site Rough Guides.
With the global aviation industry taking a nosedive in recent years, the sector across Africa is defying growth trends. Passenger numbers continue to rise every year while 2016 was the safest year for flights in a decade for African carriers. New
Rapid development is at the heart of Africa’s economic rise and investors from around the world are keen to claim their stake in the continent’s growth. The influx of revenue coming into African nations is transforming countries across the continent, but
Burundi’s First Vice President Gaston Sindimwo has described the country’s fuel crisis as a “national concern”.
The latest Africa Investment Index ranks Tanzania as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa.
Rwanda is the world’s largest producer of tantalum, an essential mineral for the electronics industries.
Tanzania President John Magufuli dismissed more than 9,900 civil servants on Friday for having forged educational certificates.