Uganda defends decision to abandon Kenya for Tanzania in oil pipeline construction

File Photo©Sue Ogrocki/AP/SIPAThe government of Uganda defended its decision to construct an oil pipe line through Tanzania, breaking its silence on why it had abandoned an earlier plan to build it through Kenya.

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Ethiopia and Kenya in oil pipeline deal

File photo©Peter Komka/AP/SIPAEthiopia and Kenya have signed a deal to construct a crude oil pipeline to run from Lamu, a coastal town, to Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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Kenya: Mombasa port traffic up 10 percent in January-September

File photo©ReutersCargo traffic through Kenya's biggest port grew by 10.1 percent in the first nine months of the year after expansion and installation of new cargo-handling facilities, its head said on Monday.

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Kenya Country Profile 2015: That engine just keeps rolling

altBuoyed by the confidence of local and international investors, Kenya's economy looks sufficiently stable to survive the damage done by a sharp drop in income from tourism after a spate of terrorist attacks – and it should remain strong enough to shrug off rising inflationary pressures going into 2015.

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Oil & Gas: Uganda, Tanzania to study possibility of crude oil pipeline

Photo©ReutersUganda and Tanzania have signed an agreement to explore the possibility of building a crude oil pipeline between the two countries, Uganda's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development said on Monday.

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Africa must stop subsidising the West

Chris Kirubi Chairman, Centum Investment Company, Kenya. Photo©Siegfried Modola for TARThe Africa CEO of the Year's conglomerate reported 291% growth in the five years to 2014. He says discriminatory export tariffs are to blame for keeping Africans in poverty.

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Kenya: Expresses concern at Britain's tougher travel warning

File photo©ReutersKenya's government says it is "shocked and concerned" over the latest travel warnings issued by Britain and others and said security conditions in the east African country were improving.

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Kenya to start work on new northern seaport

President Kenyatta says the port will provide an opportunity for the exploitation of the country's maritime resources. Photo©ReutersKenya will start construction work next month on a long-delayed new port to be built on its northern coast, next to the historic trading town of Lamu, the presidency announced on Monday.

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Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda seek consultant for crude oil pipeline

File Photo©ReutersKenya, Uganda and Rwanda have invited bids for a single consultant to oversee a feasibility study and initial design for the construction of a 1,300-kilometre oil pipeline to transport crude to the Kenyan coast.

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Uganda set to sign pact with Tullow to allow for oil production

Uganda has completed negotiations with Britain's Tullow Oil and its partners and will soon sign an agreement that could pave the way for the start of crude production.

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East African countries launch single customs territory

From Left: Paul Kagame -Rwanda, Yoweri Museni -Uganda, Uhuru Kenyatta  -Kenya. Photo©ReutersKenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Rwanda have launched a single customs territory to boost business among the partner states, agreeing to eliminate the remaining non-tariff barriers.

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