The US government and Ethiopia have condemned the purported executions of Ethiopian Christians in Libya by extremist group Islamic State in the North African nation.
East & Horn Africa
- Monday, 20 April 2015 14:37
- Tinishu Solomon
- Friday, 17 April 2015 12:23
- Duncan Miriri in Nairobi
Kenya Airways is to sell some older planes and land and is negotiating a bridging loan to help it through a cash crunch caused by a drop in passenger numbers, its chief executive said on Friday.
- Thursday, 16 April 2015 14:47
- Nicholas Norbrook in Addis Ababa
Having launched operations in 2008, the ethiopia Commodity exchange has moved out of its pilot phase and plans to ramp up technology to improve speed and traceability.
- Thursday, 16 April 2015 14:24
The number of mobile phone subscribers in Tanzania rose by 16 percent in 2014 to 31.86 million, the telecoms regulator said, marking further growth in the communications sector already ranked as the fastest expanding in the economy.
- Thursday, 16 April 2015 11:37
- Desmond Kokim
Burundi's ruling party has been accused of arming its youth wing as tension worsens in the East African country ahead of presidential elections where President Pierre Nkurunziza could run for a contentious third term.