The plant, due to be located near Addis Ababa, close to many of the barley fields in the country, is expected to start in 2020.
NAIROBI, June 14 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling and Ugandan shilling could come under pressure against the dollar, while the currencies of Tanzania and...
On Tuesday, June 5, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front’s (EPRDF) Executive Committee began its first leadership meeting since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...
By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) - Earnings from Rwanda’s mineral exports more than doubled to $373 million last year from the previous 12 months, supported...
Ethiopia opens up telecoms, airline to private, foreign investors ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia said on Tuesday it would open its state-run telecoms monopoly and...
This East African country plans to increase its corporate tax rate to finance its budget deficit.
Watchdog groups say the 2009 law’s broad definitions have been used indiscriminately against anyone who opposes government policy.
MTN Uganda’s 20-year licence, secured in 1998, expires in October.
The Financial Markets Conduct bill published last week by the finance ministry proposes to create a regulator in addition to the central bank to deal with the conduct of lenders.
Tanzania's latest clampdown takes decades of repression to new lows.
East Africa in particular is predicted to experience a dramatic increase in unpredictability of seasonal and inter-annual rainfall.
The current dispute, which also initially involved Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, has received none of the attention of Trump’s trade war with China or his haggling with North American neighbours.
The three-year deal will also see ‘Visit Rwanda’ become Arsenal’s official Tourism Partner.
Security forces and their allies the Imbonerakure youth militia created a climate of fear and intimidation.
There is mounting concern in Africa about a lack of leadership as well as an increasing trend of hard-won democratic rights being reversed.
East African economies have grown so rapidly in recent years that large brand-owners are not only making substantial investments in their brands, but are willing protecting them. This is how...
As a young boy chasing chickens on his parents’ farm in northern Uganda, Louis Lakor dreamed of becoming a teacher. But when he finally set foot in a local primary school, aged seven, it was as an armed killer.
Being transgender is not illegal in Uganda, which is famous for its stringent anti-gay laws, but there is little understanding of people who do not identify with the gender they were born with.
One in three of all roses sold in Europe comes from Kenya and more than 100,000 people work in flower farms, many of which lie in the fertile Rift Valley.
For years, Nairobi has been the cradle of technological innovation in Kenya, and the center of the country’s thriving tech ecosystem, famously known as Silicon Savannah.