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Burundi’s exiles call world’s attention to deadly crisis

KIGALI — Burundi-born Eric Ndayisenga and his friends in exile religiously listen to a radio station that urges liberation from the deadly political violence...

We cannot afford coach Micho – Uganda

KAMPALA -A senior member of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has said they can no longer afford head coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic. Justus...

JPM orders price cut on road building deal

TANZANIA_President John Magufuli has ordered the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) to enter into renegotiations with the contractor who won the job of constructing...

Kenya’s economic activity slows down ahead of General Election

KENYA_ The cost of the August 8 General Election on Kenya’s economy has started to emerge, with firms scaling down on production, investors holding...

kenya: Nurses’ strike slows down war against cholera

NAIROBI_Efforts to curb Kenya’s latest cholera outbreak have been hampered by a nurses’ strike that enters its 54th day Wednesday, putting the lives of hundreds of...

Tycoon Nzeyi sues Sudhir, BoU

Kampala- The legal face-off between Bank of Uganda (BoU)and property magnate Sudhir Ruparelia has taken an intriguing twist. The liquidated National Bank of Commerce (NBC) and...

Safaricom’s M-Pesa boss quits after a year

NAIROBI - Safaricom  has announced that its head of M-Pesa has exited the company at a critical time when the telecom firm is undertaking...

Sexual violence in South Sudan on “massive scale”: report

JUBA – Thousands of South Sudanese women, girls, and men, who were raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling mental...

Somalia: The diplomat with no diplomatic immunity

Under the international law, the diplomatic passport holders are granted all immunity and privilege guaranteed under diplomatic status, making it easier for them to...

World Bank Review Reveals a Weakening of Policy and Institutional Performance in Africa

NAIROBI - The quality of policies and institutions weakened in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2016 amid challenging economic conditions, according to the latest review by...