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Kenyan Entrepreneur Eugene Mbugua had a vision to create wealth and...

Mbugua, an ambitious 27-year old Kenyan entrepreneur, followed his instincts and created Young Rich Television Limited which produces cutting edge TV shows for Kenya and other African regions
Ugandan city among fastest growing cities in Africa

Key models that Kampala needs to consider to manage its urban...

Astrid R.N. Haas, International Growth Centre and Enid Slack |University of Toronto Metropolitan areas in less developed countries can provide the foundation for economic growth...

Kenya secures $750MN syndicated loan to pay off earlier loan

Kenya has secured a $750 million syndicated loan for seven years from the Trade Development Bank (TDB) to pay off creditors in another two-year...

Volkswagen to double output from Kenya plant

Other brands assembling vehicles in Kenya include Isuzu, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Peugeot.

This is Africa’s response to US President Trump’s “shithole” remark…

Trump said on Twitter on Friday that he merely used “tough” language when discussing a new immigration bill with a group of U.S. senators.

This is how much of a difference Kenya Airways CEO expects...

New route part of turnaround for embattled carrier.

Op-Ed: From local impact to global influence – Ethiopia’s Senait Fisseha

“It is very difficult to summarize my respect for Senait. Her contributions to Ethiopia, to global health, and to me are really immense”.

Dr Maxwel Okoth: A Kenyan health entrepreneur who was inspired to...

Dr Maxwel Okoth started his enterprise with $3000 his motivation was to change lives.

Construction on Africa’s tallest skyscraper starts

The Pinnacle will include offices, a shopping mall and basement parking, as well as a viewing deck with views to Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya.

Op-ed: Rwanda’s development model won’t work elsewhere in Africa

Shorn of the internal and external political control required to make it work, the application of the Rwandan model elsewhere would generate very different results.

Kenya’s Sengwer fear eviction from their forest land

The Sengwer hunter-gatherers have fought with the government for more than five decades for the right to live in the Embobut forest in the Cherengany Hills.

Tanzania’s central bank revokes licences of five banks

Tanzania’s central bank on Thursday revoked the licenses of five “critically undercapitalised”

Safaricom backed online taxi hailing firm Little plans to shakeup Africa, this...

Little is seeking to raise Sh 10 billion ($100M) in funding.
SA's petrol price to drop in September

Tanzania increases fuel prices due to rising crude costs

Tanzania’s energy regulator raised the maximum price for petrol, diesel and kerosene on Wednesday, citing rising international crude oil prices. Fuel prices have a big...

Kenya’s HIV progress report: good progress, but also big gaps

Griffins Manguro | Ghent University The World Health Organisation (WHO) has clear markers on the road to controlling the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. By 2020, about nine...
Uganda's president opposes arms embargo on South Sudan

Uganda’s Museveni signs law removing age cap for president

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has signed a law that scraps a 75-year age cap for presidential candidates, a spokesman for parliament said on Tuesday,...
Safaricom bags lion's share of Kenyan mobile revenues - regulator

Kenya regulator ditches plan to break up Safaricom

Kenya’s telecoms regulator has ditched a proposal to break Safaricom up into separate telecoms and financial services businesses due to its dominant size, Kenya’s...

Tanzania’s Home Affairs Minister threatens to de-register churches who rap president...

Warning issued just days after the head of a Pentecostal church in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam criticised Magufuli’s leadership, saying his government was closing democratic space.   
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