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green investment

East African and international political leaders and financial experts highlight green investment best practice

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· Nairobi hosts EU-Africa Green Talk dialogue on sustainable development impact of local projects · ...
Gas

Conference to showcase business opportunities in multi-billion East African oil & gas expansion

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Partnership opportunities, local business landscape in focus at Africa House webinar on East African oil & gas developments East Africa’s booming oil & gas...
Uganda People S Defence Force

Ugandan military marks 40th founding anniversary

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The Ugandan military on Saturday marked its 40th founding anniversary with President Yoweri Museveni presiding over the celebrations held at the headquarters of the...
Covid

Ethiopia reports record 1,778 daily COVID-19 new cases

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Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 35,836 after 1,778 new COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed on Thursday, the country's Ministry of Health said. ...
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Ethiopia’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surge to 2,156

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Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 2,156 after 136 more new cases were confirmed on Monday, the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health said in a...
Hirut Woldemariam

Ethiopian minister hails continued support from China on higher education

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The Ethiopian Minister of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) Hirut Woldemariam has hailed the support and assistance by the Chinese government and companies in...
Covid

East African leaders in joint approach to curb spread of COVID-19 pandemic

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Eastern African leaders on Monday resolved to formulate regional response strategies to contain COVID-19 pandemic which ravaged many countries across the globe. The presidents from...
From left......UD Trucks Senior Product Manager the Middle East, East & North Africa, Mikito Maruyama, Doreen Chebet, Sales Manager UD Trucks, Majda Tochdi- Marcom Director and Jeferson Machado Sales Director UD Trucks East Africa during the consultative meeting at CMC AL-FUTTAIM Nairobi.

CMC Motors make a comeback in Kenyan market

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As one of the world’s leading commercial vehicle brands, UD Trucks has long been a major player in the Eastern African market. Yet 2020...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Uganda launches aerial spraying of desert locusts

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Uganda has launched aerial pesticide spraying to fight off an invasion of desert locusts in the northern and eastern part of the east African...
budget

Tanzania launches registry for mapping all financial services access points

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Regulators of the financial sector in Tanzania on Thursday launched the financial services registry aimed at mapping all financial services access points in the...
food

East African smallholders need support to boost food security

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A regional farmers' organization on Monday urged east African governments to support small farmers in order to boost food security. Elizabeth Nsimadala,...
gender gap

East African ministers call for integrating women in regional security initiatives

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East African ministers of gender and women affairs, and peace and security sector officials on Monday called for integrating women and gender-sensitive issues in...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenyan wildlife conservationist decries environmental degradation

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Kenyan wildlife conservationist on Friday denounced environmental degradation in the East African country. Paula Kahumbu, chief executive officer of WildlifeDirect, attributed the...
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Kenya, Germany launch project to support vocational training

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Kenya on Thursday announced partnership with Germany to launch a 304- million-Kenyan shilling (about 3 million U.S. dollars) fund to support vocational training in...
Planting trees

Uganda: UNHCR to Check Deforestation by Planting 20 Million Trees

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The UN refugee agency in Uganda on Wednesday said it plans to plant 20 million trees this year to plug the deforestation by refugees...
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Africa’s Tourism’s Prominence Moves Up

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The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due...
livestock

East African block calls for qualified livestock quarantines to increase export revenue

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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Monday called on its East African member countries to strengthen quality livestock trade by setting up modernized...
open coconuts

Better times ahead for Kenya’s coconut farmers as hybrid seeds launched

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Farmers in the Coastal region of Kenya are set for better times following the launch of hybrid coconut varieties after years of relying on...
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Francophone lawmakers’ association visits Burundi

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Delegates of the International Association of French-Speaking Parliamentarians (APF) Monday started a two-day visit in Burundi to eyewitness the east African country's situation to...

Nation Builders Corps To Increase Gov’t Burden

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Dr Eric Osei-Assibey, an Economist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, says government should find more pragmatic approach to solving graduate unemployment,...
New East Africa Railway

East African business council calls for level playing field

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The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday called upon East African Community (EAC) partner states to improve business environment for investors in a...
Kenyan university

Agony for Kenyan university students as lecturers strike

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A week ago, Vincent Odour, a bachelor of commerce student at a Kenyan university, went home after the institution closed for 10 days over...
Burundian women

Burundian ministers analyze report on amending constitution

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An extraordinary meeting of the Burundian council of ministers Tuesday analyzed a report containing suggestions for the amendment of the east African country's 2005...

Ethiopian PM blames provocative social media users for disseminating hatred contents

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday warned social media users over unlawful and provocative actions for disseminating hatred information that targets peoples in...
maize

Ban on Tanzania maize exports will not be lifted

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Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has said that the East African country will not lift a recent ban on maize exports. "Spot...

African Film Makers To Be Awarded In Zanzibar

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The 20th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival will provide a host of opportunities for filmmakers, and in particular African filmmakers. With new...
economy

Russian business Leaders To Explore Ghana’s Economy

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Leaders of Russian business and industries hope to strike corporate deals with local Ghanaian partners and strengthen economic cooperation in the region during Russian-African...
climate change

Uganda braces for tough times as climate change bites

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As experts meet in Morocco this week for the UN Climate Change summit, the East African country said climate change has worsened its food...

EALA members urged to lead efforts of regional industrialization

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Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein made the call when delivering his commencement speech at the 2nd meeting of the 5th session of the 3rd...
Tanzania

Zanzibar to host key East African regional meet

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This is the first time for the Zanzibar archipelago to host the EALA as part of its rotational principle which serves as the second...