News East & Horn Africa

Tue,27Jan2015

East & Horn Africa

Manufacturing: Join the Adding value chain

Image©Emeric Thérond for TARA few African governments are seeking to attract international investors and link up to global value chains. Exporters and outsourcing operations can create much-needed jobs for the millions of young Africans entering the workforce each year.

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AU asks for collective action against human trafficking, Boko Haram

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the chairperson of the African Union Commission. Photo©ReutersNkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the chairperson of the African Union Commission, on Monday urged African countries to make collective effort in combating human trafficking and the threat posed by Boko Haram in West Africa.

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Kenya's remittances jump sets new record high

Money sent home by Kenyans living abroad rose 10.68 percent last year to $1.43 billion, the central bank said on Tuesday, setting a new annual record and cushioning the weakening local currency.

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Afcon 2015: Heavyweights endure group of death in Mongomo

Asamoah Gyan has returned for Ghana after a All four teams in Group C of the 2015 African Cup of Nations are still able to make quarter-finals.

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Tanzania's energy minister quits over graft scandal, denies wrongdoing

Tanzania's Energy and Minerals Minister Sospeter Muhongo resigned on Saturday amid a graft scandal that has rocked the gas-rich country and led Western donors to delay aid, though he called himself "incorruptible" and denied wrongdoing.

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Africa in 2015: Collaborations across the region

Peacemakers will be particularly blessed in 2015 if they make progress in brokering an end to some of the long-running conflicts stretching across Africa's midriff.

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