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.
Why Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi’s gold mining firm’s licence has been suspended
Ethiopia has suspended a gold mining firm’s licence.
For generations, farmers planted the lush earth of Awedai and nearby areas in eastern Ethiopia with coffee trees, this is now changing.
“The four months have been far worse than last year and other years. This is terrifying.”
Art, therefore, has become a reference point that generates critical debate around human identity, modernity, and politics. But the amplifying impact of the internet has meant that freedom of speech is coming under increased attack.
Kenya discovered commercial oil reserves in its Lokichar basin in 2012.
Researchers in Ethiopia are embarking on a quest to create the perfect chicken for African farmers with an unlikely ally.
“The music is back on; the party hasn’t yet started" but when it does no one must be left behind...
The uneasy relationship between online betting and mobile money transactions.
Local business leaders at a banquet in Ethiopia’s capital last week were hoping the new prime minister Abiy Ahmed would tell them he planned to loosen the state’s grip on the economy.
The latest update includes some notable revisions to individual country growth projections for this year.
Presently, Kenya is the clear leader in Africa when it comes to internet and mobile penetration, which stood at 89.4% in June 2017, with the next three lagging further behind: Morocco (58%), South Africa (56%) and Nigeria (54%). The continental average is 31.2%
Abiy Ahmed, who was appointed by Ethiopia’s ruling coalition last month and sworn in as prime minister on April 2, made the announcement on state television.
Lufthansa, the first European airlines to fly to Addis Ababa, is on the verge of launching its non-stop flight to Frankfurt this year.
Why some of the continent's leaders continue to disregard their countries’ own constitutions and laws governing presidential tenure....
Activists have accused his government of infringing free speech and democracy in its crackdown on internet users.
The IMF, in its latest World Economic Outlook, kept its 2018 and 2019 global growth forecasts unchanged at 3.9 percent for both years after upgrades in January.
Mobile and broadband internet services shut down in December in many regions outside the capital that were hit by unrest that threatened the ruling coalition’s tight hold on country.
The move is unlikely to go down well in a country where more than 40 percent of people use the internet.
Sales of spirits at EABL grew 20 percent in Kenya last year, marking a shift in the East African nation where beer, including EABL’s Tusker, has long been the preferred alcoholic beverage.