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Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s repeat presidential vote. Chief Justice David Maraga said the court...
Kenya charges government officials with graft

Kenya court to rule on presidential election cases on Monday

Kenya’s Supreme Court will rule on Monday on cases that seek to nullify the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta last month and the judges...
Kenya Airways picks PJT Partners to advise on capital-raising

Kenya Airways completes $2BN debt restructuring

Kenya Airways has finished restructuring $2 billion of debt, the carrier said on Wednesday, completing a key part of its turnaround plan after heavy...

Kenya court grants access to poll returns in case seeking to...

Kenya’s national election board must give access to election returns to parties challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in last month’s presidential election, the Supreme...
Kenya Airways picks PJT Partners to advise on capital-raising

Government raises Kenya Airways stake in debt swap deal

The Kenyan government and domestic lenders have agreed to convert more than $400 million of Kenya Airways’ debt into equity, increasing the state’s stake...

Political exclusion risks tearing Kenya apart, says opposition leader

Kenya’s main opposition leader said on Thursday that anger over last month’s presidential election ran so deep it threatened to tear the country apart. Raila...

Kenya’s economic growth to rebound in 2018, finance minister says

Kenya’s economy should rebound in 2018 after a slowdown this year that was caused by drought and political turmoil during a prolonged election cycle,...

World Bank cuts Tanzania’s 2017 growth forecast to 6.6%

The World Bank has cut Tanzania’s economic growth forecast for this year to 6.6 percent from the government’s 7.1 percent estimate, citing policy uncertainty...

Petition filed at Kenya’s Supreme Court challenging election results

A former lawmaker filed a petition at Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday challenging the results of last month’s presidential election, a Reuters witness said,...
Low oil out impacts Angola’s economic growth

IMF sees Uganda 2017/18 growth at 5%

Uganda’s economy is seen expanding by 5 percent in the 2017/18 fiscal year, up from 4 percent in the previous period, lifted by favourable...

Kenyan PMI hits record low in October on political woes

Private sector activity in Kenya dropped to a record low in October as prolonged political instability exerted a heavy toll on the economy, survey...

Why Odinga’s resistance movement could be important for democracy in Kenya

Sekou Toure Otondi | University of Nairobi In his last address at Uhuru Park on the eve of Kenya’s October 26 election re-run, Raila Odinga...

Acacia Mining chief executive and financial head quit

Acacia Mining said on Thursday its chief executive and chief financial officers had resigned and appointed temporary replacements in the midst of negotiations to...

IMF lowers forecast for Rwanda’s 2017 GDP growth from 6.2% to...

The International Monetary Fund issued a revised forecast for Rwanda’s gross domestic product this year, lowering its projected growth from 6.2 percent to 5.2...

Kenyan Supreme Court judges denied extra security after shooting – source

Kenya’s government denied a request by Supreme Court judges for extra security after one of their bodyguards was shot, preventing them from holding a...

Africa’s best, worst countries for doing business

Mauritius, in 25th place is the highest ranked economy in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Kenya’s repeat presidential poll was free, fair – commission

Kenya’s repeat presidential poll was free and fair, the election commission said on Monday, despite opposition complaints over the vote that led to it...

Kenya’s Nakumatt, once East Africa’s top retailer, files for administration

Kenya’s Nakumatt has filed for administration after a slew of petitions from creditors owed millions of dollars by a company that started life more...
What Kenya needs to do to extinguish hate speech ahead of elections

Kenyans anxiously await results of presidential vote

Riot police fired teargas at opposition supporters in a slum in Kenya’s capital on Monday, as the country awaited official confirmation of a landslide...

Kenya opposition leader calls for calm in slum hit by deadly...

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called for calm on Sunday as he visited a slum in the capital that was hit by violence when...
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