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Gambia’s President loses General election , concedes defeat
​The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh is about to concede defeat, the electoral commission chairman has told the BBC. Mr...
How Conflict Diamonds from CAR Enter International Markets via Cameroon
Cameroon is allowing conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic to cross over its borders and into the legal...
Kenya’s Primary school leaving exams released, Marked improvement in student performance 
By Brian Muthuri Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Education, Fred Matiang’i has released the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education...
Ever since Uganda granted licenses to companies drilling for oil, and started on the process of building its own refinery, there have been unending and at times violent evictions most of which are followed by claims of unfair compensation or broken families, some of these evictions have also led... Read more
Qatar’s gas reserves are so vast it can maintain production at current rates for another 138 years, according to an official report published on Sunday. An “Economic Commentary” from the Qatar National Bank (QNB) said the vast reserves of Qatar will ensure it maintains its prominent position in the... Read more
ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, has been advised by his transition committee to end a fuel subsidy programme and privatise Nigeria’s four refineries, senior sources in his party told Reuters on Sunday. Africa’s top oil producer and biggest economy heavily subsidises gasoline and relies on imports... Read more
Tullow Oil Plc settled a capital gains tax dispute with the government of Uganda after agreeing to pay $250 million related to a 2012 deal with Total SA and Cnooc Ltd. The company paid $142 million at the time and will pay the remaining $108 million in three equal... Read more
Tanzania’s current natural gas reserves are at about 55 trillion cubic feet (tcf) following new deep sea discoveries off its southern coast, the east African nation’s energy minister said. 10East Africa is a new hotspot in hydrocarbon exploration after substantial deposits of crude oil were found in Uganda and... Read more
Murchison falls National Park, first gazetted as a game reserve in 1926, is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area hosting 76 mammal and 451 bird species including chimpanzees, elephants, leopards and giraffes. It is located at the northern end of the Albertine Rift valley where it is bisected by... Read more