Kenya relaxes visa restrictions for S.African citizens

Kenya expects South Africa to reciprocate its easing of visa laws to citizens after it scrapped requirements for South Africans.

High gas-flow tests boost BG's Tanzania LNG plans

British gas company BG Group has produced higher-than-expected flows of gas from a test well off the coast of Tanzania.

Kenya overtaken by Ethiopia to become Africa’s largest refugee host

Kenya, home to 575,334 refugees is no longer the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa.

Is saving a priority for many Kenyans?

A robust saving culture is crucial to creating wealth and alleviating poverty in Kenya where many live below a dollar a day.

Weetabix to invest millions in Kenya

Cereal manufacturer, Weetabix Food Company intends to invest 200 million Kenyan shillings in its Kenyan subsidiary and double its capacity.

Kenya Power targets a 36 pct rise in new customers this...

Kenya Power aims to increase its customer base by 36 percent or one million new users in the fiscal year that started in July.

Rwanda to issue Rwf15 billion for infrastructure projects

Rwanda is seeking to sell a five-year local currency bond by the end of August.

Kenya says taking action to curb residue chemicals in EU exports

Kenya is banning the use of some chemicals on farms to avoid increased sanctions on its fresh produce exports to the European Union (EU).

Ethiopia’s impressive economic growth

Ethiopia has made great strides to become one of Africa's fastest growing economies and continues to record impressive economic growth.
Containing the Ebola virus

East African states take stringent measures to remain Ebola-free

East Africa is on high alert for Ebola since the World Health Organisation ranked Kenya a high risk area for transmission of the virus.
Kenya Airways narrows full-year pretax loss to 4.86 bln shillings

Kenya Airways to suspend flights to Liberia

Kenya Airways will suspend flights to Liberia's Monrovia and Sierra Leone's capital Freetown due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Investment key to reviving Africa’s high-employment industries

Africa needs to look at high-employment industries such as textile to stop the growing number of unemployed people.

Defiant Kenya Airways to continue flying to West Africa

Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways will continue with its flight operations in countries affected with the recent Ebola epidemic.

JamboJet introduces "low fare finder" to help customers save

Kenya Airways’ (KQ) subsidiary JamboJet has revolutionised travel in the East African nation since its launch in April 2014.

Joyce Banda spearheads the fight for gender equality

After an election defeat and a nearly seven-week trip to the US, Malawi’s former head of state Joyce Banda heads home this weekend.

Kenya borders prone to Ebola threat: WHO

Kenya is a high risk area for Ebola transmission which is affecting West African states, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Health officials hopeful Kenya will remain Ebola-free

Kenya is taking precautionary measures as the World Health Organisation has declared the Ebola virus a universal public health emergency.

African airlines take precautions against Ebola

African airlines are taking cautionary measures to guarantee a limited spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa.
Distell’s S.African spirits portfolio shows decline

EABL post tax up by 5%

East African Breweries Limited (EABL) recorded a 5 per cent rise in its net profit for the full year ending June 2014.

UPDATE: Uganda tests first possible Ebola victim

A Ugandan man tested negative for Ebola after being suspected of carrying the disease.