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East & Horn Africa

Court stops Kenya telecoms regulator's fake mobile monitoring plan

A Kenyan man talk on a mobile phone at a shop selling Safaricom products, Friday, June 6, 2008 in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: KHALIL SENOSI/AP/SIPAKenya's High Court stopped the telecoms regulator on Thursday from monitoring mobile phone networks to detect counterfeits, saying the regulator had flouted the constitution and failed to involve the public when it rolled out the plan.

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Uganda considering Israel request to take African migrants

Jan. 22, 2014: An African migrant covers his mouth with tape during a protest in front of the U.S. embassy, demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP/SIPAUganda is considering a request from Israel to take in 500 migrants from Eritrea and Sudan, a minister said on Friday (April 13), the first time the East African nation has acknowledged it is in talks over such a deal.

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Diageo's East African Breweries aims to tap rising spirits demand in Kenya

Sept. 26, 2012: a member of staff prepares coffee at the cafe and wine bar of the Sankara Nairobi hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.Photo: Ben Curtis/AP/SIPADiageo's East African Breweries (EABL) will start producing Captain Morgan rum locally as part of wider investment in its spirit business in response to growing demand.

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Ballooning Uganda debt poses default risk, central bank says

Uganda's Prime Minister, standing center-left, addresses Members of Parliament in Kampala, Uganda, Sept. 21, 2017. Photo: Ronald Kabuubi/AP/SIPAUganda's national debt has nearly trebled in the last three years to more than 50% of GDP, posing a default risk since nearly two thirds of that borrowing was external, the central bank said.

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African leaders meet in Rwanda to agree on free trade deal

President Kagame swearing in at the Amahoro stadium, Rwanda, Aug.18, 2017. Photo: Eric Murinzi/AP/SIPAAfrican heads of states and business leaders from across the continent gathered in Rwanda's capital Kigali on Wednesday (March 21), ahead of a historic signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), an agreement that would pave the way for continental commerce.

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African Union: Kagame takes the reins

 

EFE/EPA/MAXPPPThe arrival of Rwanda’s strongman as the chair of the African Union’s assembly has raised hopes that long-overdue institutional and financial reforms to the bloc can finally happen

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