Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: East Africa

Youth Opposition Leaders Uniting Across the Continent...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Popular young opposition leaders from East Africa are uniting with like-minded colleagues in West and Southern Africa to form a...

Israeli Prime Minister on Mission to Strengthen...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent visit to Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Rwanda in July 2016 was the highlight of intense diplomatic activity aimed at...

The Magufuli Effect: Tanzania’s New President and...

There’s a new sheriff in East Africa, and he goes by the name of John Magufuli. Since entering office in November, he has embarked...

#OromoProtests: What You Need to Know About...

The Oromo protests in Ethiopia.  The issue has received little attention in global mainstream media, but it is one that demands our attention.  The...

Ethiopia’s Dam Project to be Energy Hub...

Ethiopia has always been the major contributor to the Nile, with its Blue Nile feeding the rainfall from the Ethiopian Highlands to the wider...

East African Leaders Press for Peace in...

African leaders who met in South Sudan to try to mediate the conflict that threatens to unravel the world's newest country said talks had...

Ethiopia Working on New $100B Energy Master...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — As part of plans to become a regional energy exporter, Ethiopia announced last week it is working on a new power strategy...

Somalia’s Al-Shabab Commanders Reported Killed in Strike

 An air strike in southern Somalia has killed two senior commanders of the militant Islamist group, al-Shabab, residents have told the BBC. The strike destroyed...

Power in Heels: Michelle Obama Brings Attention...

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and predecessor Laura Bush combined their star power to draw attention on Tuesday to...

Samsung Plans New Assembly Plant in Kenya

Korean electronics giant Samsung is set to open a television, laptop and printer assembly plant in Kenya by end of this year, positioning Nairobi...

Common Currency Proposed For 19 Eastern And...

A consortium of 19 Eastern and Southern African countries are considering establishing a common currency to expand the economic cohesion and growth of the...

Dar Es Salaam: Emerging Industrial, Commercial Hub...

From Football Fanatics to Storytellers and SNAKE oil salesmen -traders and traffic jams-herbalists and Rwandan hookers...CHINESE CARPETBAGGERS AND CHAOS- Dar Es Salaam or "...

Silicon Valley-style Accelerator Heading To East Africa

A new fund has been started in East Africa to provide seed capital for promising web and mobile entrepreneurs. Called the Savannah Fund, the project...

European Union Launched Bombing Campaign In Somalia...

The European Union launched initial air strikes on Tuesday, targeting pirate bases on Somalia’s coast. Pirate commander Bile Hussein confirmed via USA Today that...

An Oasis For New Investment: Africa a...

They say necessity is the mother of invention and they talk about "Mother Africa". Therefore, the tech revolution had to take root to inventive...