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Kenya Airways says pilots on strike despite deal to defer action

Kenya Airways says pilots on strike despite deal to defer action

Kenya Airways is one of the largest carriers in Africa, ferrying 10,000 passengers a day.
Major strides made in Rwanda's healthcare system

Major strides made in Rwanda's healthcare system

Through partnership, PATH, a leading innovator in global health was been able to turn ideas into breakthrough health solutions.
Kenya Airways pilots' strike deferred

Kenya Airways pilots' strike deferred

Kenya Airways secures court order on Wednesday stopping a strike due to start on Thursday.
Rwanda wants to become an African hub for foreign direct investment

Rwanda wants to become an African hub for foreign direct investment

What Rwanda is doing to become a more attractive investment destination.
Tanzania’s 52nd Union Day marred by upset opposition

Tanzania’s 52nd Union Day marred by upset opposition

Tuesday marks the anniversary of the day in 1964 on which Tanganyika merged with the island of Zanzibar to form Tanzania.
ICC to investigate past year's deadly violence in Burundi

ICC to investigate past year's deadly violence in Burundi

ICC to investigate outbreaks of violence in Burundi that have killed hundreds and forced hundreds of thousands flee.
The "exponential" growth of the ICT sector in East Africa

The "exponential" growth of the ICT sector in East Africa

"We are looking at government services getting transformed, being available at the click of a mouse."
Accident on Kenyan highway blocks East Africa trade route for 14 hours

Accident on Kenyan highway blocks East Africa trade route for 14...

Police and truckers stuck on the road said although the traffic had started moving slowly, queues were now almost 60 km long on both sides.
East Africa on "harmonising" power and WEF

East Africa on "harmonising" power and WEF

The World Economic Forum in Rwanda is already apparently oversubscribed in attendance.
East Africa's power trading project delayed

East Africa's power trading project delayed

Rwandan officials have said that contractors are yet to complete works on substations and high-voltage power lines that would facilitate the power trading plan, which is part of the Northern Corridor Infrastructure Projects. The three countries had proposed to start trading in power by 2015, a deadline that was pushed to April 2016.
Congo doctor Denis Mukwege named among TIME 100 most influential people

Congo doctor Denis Mukwege named among TIME 100 most influential people

The 61-year-old doctor founded the Panzi Hospital in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in 1999 to help women and girls who had been raped during the conflict then raging in the country.
Kenya's bet on housing sector as stocks fail to perform

Kenya's bet on housing sector as stocks fail to perform

Most people see real estate as the safest place to put in their funds.
Dubai Islamic Bank aims to open in Kenya before year-end: sources

Dubai Islamic Bank aims to open in Kenya before year-end: sources

The largest Islamic bank in the United Arab Emirates will start operating at a time when Kenyan banks have come under close scrutiny.
How Rwanda is stimulating investment through a diaspora business hub

How Rwanda is stimulating investment through a diaspora business hub

"Last year the remittances from diaspora was more than what the coffee and tea [industry] brought into the country."
Standard & Poor’s warns of a downgrade for Kenya

Standard & Poor’s warns of a downgrade for Kenya

Kenya's reliance on imports will exert pressure on the local currency: analyst.
Ethiopia says S.Sudanese gunmen kill 140 civilians in cross-border raid

Ethiopia says S.Sudanese gunmen kill 140 civilians in cross-border raid

Gunmen from South Sudan killed 140 people in a raid in its Gambela region, this is according to Ethiopia.
Rwanda prepares to host its first World Economic Forum on Africa

Rwanda prepares to host its first World Economic Forum on Africa

Francis Gatare, CEO of the Rwanda Development Board provides insights into what delegates at WEF Africa can gain from the Kigali edition.
Ethiopia tenders to buy 70

A closer look at Ethiopia's developmental success, rapid wealth creation

Renaissance Capital's Charlie Robertson argues that Ethiopia's long-term developmental success is impressive, perhaps even stunning.
Ugandan shilling gains slightly

Uganda's economy expanded by 2.1 pct in Q2 of 2015/2016 financial...

The East African country's central bank this month cut interest rates, saying it wanted to stimulate slowing growth and return it to full potential.
Kenya’s floriculture from a celeb florist’s view

Kenya’s floriculture from a celeb florist’s view

Leatham has decorated for brands and celebrities like Alexander McQueen and Tina Turner.
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