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Kenya economy will withstand politics officials say

Kenya economy will withstand politics, official says

Kenya economy continues to display resilience despite heightened political activities, a top official from Kenya Vision 2030 Secretariat has said. Director Julius Muia said that the Kenya economy will not be distracted by economic activities...
Mombasa port secures Sh35b to build container terminal

Mombasa port secures Sh35b to build container terminal

Kenya ports Authority(KPA) has secured a Sh35 billion loan from the Japanese government for the construction of the second phase of the second container terminal at Mombasa port. Construction work at the port will begin...
Standard Chartered Bank boosts Tanzania SGR construction

Standard Chartered Bank boosts Tanzania SGR construction

Standard Chartered Bank is releasing a total of $1.46 billion to boost second phase construction of Tanzania SGR, Bill Winters the Standard Chartered Bank Group Chief Executive has confirmed. The Railway will connect Morogoro to Makutupora...
Controversy on huge Ethiopian dam deepens after futile meeting

Controversy on huge Ethiopian dam deepens after futile meeting

A meeting that started Saturday to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Dam (GERD), has failed to approve an introductory report by a consultant company on the dam's effects on the two downstream countries- Egypt and...
Ethiopia continues with huge hydro dam amid Egypt warning

Ethiopia continues with huge hydro dam amid Egypt warning

Ethiopia will continue with the construction of its huge hydro dam whose construction on the Nile is 60% complete, Seleshi Bekele, the Ethiopian minister of water, electricity and irrigation, has said. His remarks comes even...
DRC mining code seeks to classify cobalt a strategic substance

DRC mining code seeks to classify cobalt a strategic substance

A proposed revision to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) mining code could classify cobalt as a strategic substance, essentially resulting in a tax hike, Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu has said. The new mining code...
DRC has enormous renewable energy potential-report

DRC has enormous renewable energy potential-report

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has a great potential for renewable energy to help  cater for its electricity needs a new report has shown. The Renewable Riches report compiled by International Rivers involving researchers...
East Africa to benefit from China's Belt and Road Initiative

East Africa to benefit from China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Various East African countries along China's Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) have the potential to provide major opportunities for investment, a new report released Wednesday has shown. The report, Belt and road: Opportunities and Risk:The prospects...
Harare is most expensive city in Africa-survey

Harare is most expensive city in Africa-survey

Zimbabwean Capital Harare is the most expensive city in Africa a new study by Expatistan, an online cost of living calculator which measures the cost of living index prepared for various cities across the...
Maputo-Catembe bridge a major step forward for Mozambique

Maputo-Catembe bridge a major step forward for Mozambique

When Mozambique completes the Maputo-Catembe bridge in December this year, transport times to South Africa, from where Mozambique imports many of its basics will be cut greatly. The US$700m is being constructed by state-owned China...

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