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South Sudan: Riek Machar rebels say they Captured town bordering Uganda, and killed 14 SPLA Soldiers
South Sudanese rebels said they had taken control of a town on the Ugandan border and killed 14 soldiers...
Rwanda’s Kagame Is First African Leader to Address AIPAC, America’s Jewish lobby
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame hailed Rwanda-Israel friendship Sunday in an address to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)...
Tanzanian John Pombe Magufuli sacks information minister, Warns Journalists
Tanzania’s President John Magufuli sacked the country’s information minister on Thursday, the first cabinet change since taking office in...
The East African Community (EAC) and the World Bank today hosted a convention to assess the challenges and opportunities in improving connectivity along key trading corridors to facilitate regional integration in East Africa.  The Integrated Corridor Development convention, held at the UNESCO headquarters, brought together representatives from major bilateral... Read more
As we approach the Green Pioneer Accelerator Venture Forums at Growth Africa in Nairobi (June 9) and at Impact Amplifier in Cape Town (June 11), we profile Johnni Kjelsgaard, CEO and Founder of GrowthAfrica. Over the past four months, Impact Amplifier, GrowthAfrica, VC4Africa and Hivos offered the Green Pioneer Accelerator programme to selected businesses, taking... Read more
Dangote Group plc is set to invest $16 billion in new and existing projects across Africa between now and 2018, according to Aliko Dangote, president/CEO, Dangote Group, at the commissioning of his sixth and largest offshore cement plant in Ethiopia. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony of Dangote Cement Plant,... Read more
In his statement, Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali  indicated that the meeting, which starts on Wednesday 23Sha’aban 1436H (10July 2015), would take place under the patronage of His Excellency Filipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique and would be attended by ministers and senior officials of the Government of... Read more
Yesterday evening Uganda’s President ‪Yoweri ‎Museveni gave the country’s state of the Nation address while opening the 5th session of the country’s Parliament. In his introduction, he said he was going to account for the Previous year and then give strategies for the coming year, however he straight away... Read more
The international Monetary fund has given Kenya’s Economy a green light and projected the country’s Economy to grow at  6.5% and also said the country’s 7.3 Billion dollar international cash reserve is ”adequate”. In a statement sent out to the media, the IMF’s Mauro Mecagni said  ”Kenya’s economy remains resilient... Read more
Peter Schlebusch, Chief Executive of Personal and Business Banking at Standard Bank Group, says the majority of our transactions will be performed on smart-mobile devices in the next 3-5 years.  “In the next three to five years the vast majority of our transactions will be performed on smart-mobile devices.” Retail banking is experiencing... Read more
Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency has arrested six senior central bank officials over an alleged $33m (£21m) currency fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) also held 16 private bank workers for the “mega scam”. The suspects stole “tonnes of defaced naira notes”, which were meant to be destroyed, it... Read more