PORT TECHNOLOGY 9 July 2018 A US congressman has raised concerns over China’s presence in East Africa after the Djibouti government seized control of...

CNBC AFRICA 4 July 2018 Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) (https://byrne.house.gov), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, on March 6, 2018, expressed his concerns about recent actions by China in Africa, specifically actions in the Republic of Djibouti. Djibouti recently illegally seized control of the Doraleh port terminal by presidential decree, and some reports...

The East African 3 July 2018 On Tuesday this past week, three of the East African Community’s chiefs – Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, and Paul Kagame of Rwanda – met in Nairobi for a summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects. You don’t hear much about the Northern Corridor these days. It is a trade and transport infrastructure...

EAST AFRICAN BUSINESS WEEK 25 June 2018 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia–Ethiopia has grown its portfolio of ports with the acquisition of Sudan’s largest sea...

African Business 6 June 2018 Ethiopia will open its national carrier Ethiopian Airlines and state-owned telecom company to investors for the first time by selling minority stakes in the two firms. The move is part of a wider effort by Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to reform East Africa’s fastest growing economy, which is dominated by the state. Ahmed, in...

The Gazette 26 May 2017 Activity around the Jamia Mosque in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 5, 2015. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons/Rusliko NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS)...

Daily Maverick 1 May 2017   Uhuru Kenyatta delivers a speech after setting ablaze a pile of elephant tusks during an ivory burning event at the...

The East Africa Monitor 24 April 2017 Ann Nderitu Many Africa watchers might have taken the recent successful ejection of the Gambia’s defeated dictator,...

Daily  Nation 13 April 2017 Kenyan soldiers in Kulbiyow, Somalia on February 6, 2017. FILE PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA In Summary The East Africa...

All Africa 27 March 2017 Despite being the fastest growing sub-region of the continent with an economic growth rate of 6.7% – second in the world...