Operation ‘Smart Kigali’ to transform the Rwandan economy

The Rwandan government’s ambitious plan to provide free WiFi connection to its citizens is set to transform the nation’s economy. Earlier in the month, the project officially kicked off after months of preparations – making Rwanda the first nation to Read more ›

Kenyan government to shut down unaccredited colleges

The government of Kenya has declared it would shut down all unaccredited colleges and training institutions operating in the country. Dr. Kipsang, the Permanent Secretary for education, made this statement at a graduation ceremony this past weekend at the African Read more ›

Outraged Kenyans demand justice for alleged rape victim

  Outraged Kenyans are demanding justice for an alleged rape victim. The culprits, who are currently in custody, are reported to have dumped the teenage girl in a ditch and left her for dead after attacking her. According to media Read more ›

Kenyan police to question journalists over Westgate coverage

The Kenyan media has come under criticism following its coverage of the 21st September Westgate tragedy in Nairobi. These criticisms seems to have converged around the coverage by two journalists from a renowned media house in Kenya. The investigative report Read more ›

Kenyan police say “White Widow” was not involved in Westgate attack

Kenyan Police say there is no evidence linking Samantha Lewthwaite to the 21st September attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi. There had been speculations that the British born Muslim-convert, who is currently wanted by Interpol and Kenyan authorities, was Read more ›

Ethiopia to issue debut Eurobond

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, says his country will launch a debut Eurobond as soon as it secures a credit rating. Speaking during an interview with Reuters on Thursday, the Prime Minister said the external bond would help solve the Read more ›