NewsEast & Horn Africa

Sat,16Feb2019

East & Horn Africa

Wooing investors, Rwanda hosts first tantalum-tracking blockchain

Congolese artisenal miner. AP PhotosRwanda's mining boss announced this week the world's first blockchain project to track tantalum from the pit-face to the refinery, part of a push to woo investors seeking a conflict-free source of minerals.

Read more...

Uganda: A bitty bourse

 

All rights reservedDespite the attractiveness of many East African companies, the Uganda Securities Exchange is frustrated  in its efforts to foster a vibrant capital markets culture

Read more...

Germany's Voith to supply more turbines for Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam

In this June 28, 2013 file photo, construction work takes place, at the site of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Assosa, Ethiopia. Photo: Elias Asmare/AP/SIPAGerman mechanical engineering conglomerate Voith has signed an agreement to supply turbines for a $4 billion dam Ethiopia is building along the River Nile, state-affiliated media said on Wednesday.

Read more...

Ethiopia: The Abiy effect

 

Mulugeta Ayene/AP/SIPAEthiopia is changing in the blink of an eye thanks to its new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed. The Africa Report takes a look at the man and his impact on politics, economics and the wider East African region

Read more...

Uganda's SafeBoda ride-hailing service hopes to expand across Africa

A Family move their belongings aboard a motorbike fon the outskirt of Dar es Salaam Thursday Feb. 17, 2011. Photo: Khalfan Said/AP/SIPAA ride-hailing app for motorcycle taxis that is transforming public transport in Uganda aims to expand to at least 20 other African cities, its co-founder says.

Read more...

Conservationists in Tanzania use tech platform to protect endangered species

In this photo taken Friday, March 23, 2018, wildlife veterinarian Justin Shamancha stands back after administering a dose of tranquilizer antidote to an elephant on whom a GPS tracking collar has been attached, in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. Photo: Ben Curtis/AP/SIPAIn Tanzania's Grumeti Game Reserve, next to Serengeti National Park, elephants roam, rangers sleep more peacefully at night, and poachers have been put on notice, thanks to new technology designed to protect one of the world's most endangered species.

Read more...

Page 5 of 474

Subscriptions Digital EditionSubscriptions PrintEdition

FRONTLINE

NEWS

POLITICS

HEALTH

SPORTS

BUSINESS

SOCIETY

TECHNOLOGY

COLUMNISTS

Music & Film

SOAPBOX

Newsletters

Keep up to date with the latest from our network :

subscribe2

Connect with us