Low costs attract investors, but there are many obstacles to the country's industrialisation.
East & Horn Africa
- Friday, 19 December 2014 12:37
- Godfrey Olukya
The Ugandan parliament this week passed a motion approving the establishment of the East African Monetary Union, which will see Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi adopting a single common currency.
- Friday, 19 December 2014 08:41
Tanzania said its gross domestic product has expanded by 32 percent after it rebased its calculation to incorporate new sectors in the economy.
- Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:29
- Aaron Maasho in Addis Ababa
Ethiopia expects to complete the Chinese-backed construction of a $475 million metro rail system in the capital Addis Ababa next month, the head of the project said.
- Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:09
- Oheneba Ama Nti Osei
The Africa Report reviews trends in the commodity sector to see which prices will rise and fall in the year ahead, as forecasts point to a global oil surplus.
- Thursday, 18 December 2014 06:41
Sudan's intelligence chief warned South Sudan against "hostile moves from its territory", saying any incursion by rebel forces based in its neighbour would be treated as an "assault" by Juba.