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Uganda Accuses World Bank of Blackmail

Uganda has accused the World Bank of blackmail after the institution postponed its issuance of a $90 million loan over the country’s adoption of a controversial anti-gay law. Reports indicate that ¬†the World Bank suspended healthcare funding as a direct Read more ›

Djibouti signs Defense Agreement with China

The governments of China and Djibouti have signed an agreement to promote mutually beneficial co-operation in the defense industry. The agreement signed between Defense Ministers, Chang Wanquan and Hassan Darar of China and Djibouti respectively, will reportedly see the east Read more ›

Tanzania to Strengthen Ties with China

The governments of Tanzania and China have agreed to strengthen their diplomatic ties as both nations marked 50 years of communication and co-operation with one another. Reports indicate that Wang Yi, China’s Foreign Minister, who met with Bernard Membe, his Read more ›

Rwanda’s $24m Solar Plant Deal

Reports indicate that Rwanda is set to become the first East African country with a utility-scale solar plant following a $24m deal. This deal will see the construction of the plant outside Kigali, Rwanda’s capital. Currently, the East African country Read more ›

Ethiopian Airlines to introduce flights to Mogadishu

Ethiopian Airlines is set to initiate a new route to Mogadishu following the cooperative agreements in transportation and aviation between the two nations, reports indicate. Analysts say that this move signifies a vote of confidence in the financial turnaround of Read more ›

Kenya and United Kingdom collaborate to end Poaching

The government of the United Kingdom has revealed plans to assist Kenya stop unlawful wildlife trade and solve related issues, reports indicate. According to a statement by Christian Turner, the British High Commissioner to Kenya, the United Kingdom has a Read more ›

Grenade Attack in Rwanda leaves 6 Injured

A grenade attack reportedly occurred next to a bus stop in Rwanda’s Northern Province, leaving at least six people wounded. It is reported that two men supposedly tossed the grenade next to a bus stop before speeding away. According to Read more ›

Kenyan Athletes Threaten to Boycott International Competitions over Tax Imposition

Kenyan athletes have allegedly threatened to boycott every upcoming international competition in protest against the government’s move to tax their foreign earnings. According to reports, the athletes said they would not attend upcoming events such as the Commonwealth Games, Olympics, Read more ›

Uganda Strikes Oil Deal with Tullow and Partners

The Ugandan government has reportedly completed negotiations with a British company Tullow Oil and its partners and will soon sign an accord that could result in the commencement of crude oil production. According to reports, an agreement between Tullow Oil, Read more ›

Dubai to Host Somalia’s Second Investment Summit

Dubai is set to host Somalia’s Second¬†Investment Summit (SIS) scheduled for April 6th-7th 2014. According to reports, Somalia Economic Forum will host this year’s event, which is expected to highlight the abundant opportunities and exciting possibility of rebuilding Somalia. The Read more ›

Uproar over Uganda’s impending Anti-Pornography Media Bill

The Ugandan parliament, last month, adopted a contentious anti-gay bill that plans to enact life-imprisonment for “offenders”, according to reports. This controversial bill recently has sparked an international outcry with the likes of Richard Branson, a business tycoon reportedly calling Read more ›