For a few furious weeks in April this year, Kenyans online took on the IMF, campaigning against a scheduled $2.3bn loan to Kenya. It began as ... a rather ordinary online petition - started by one Jefferson Murrey (who signed the campaign as ‘Weary Kenyan Taxpayer’) - which garnered more than 200,000 signatures in 48 hours, but quickly morphed into an even bigger digital campaign, with Kenyans flooding the comments section of the IMF’s Facebook page, urging the organisation to cancel the loan.
Global streaming giants are flocking to the African market, with Swedish music streaming provider Spotify announcing a sweeping expansion to 40 ... new countries on the continent. As Spotify attempts to expand its reach in Africa, they may have to take a note from Transsion-owned Boomplay and shift their strategy. + What is the deal with Ethio Telecom + Covid19 costs for China's handset makers
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Somalia has announced it will be restoring diplomatic ties with Kenya, five months after it cut ties citing “interference” from Nairobi. ... Could this be the beginning of both countries turning the page on their simmering feud?
During the first visit by Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan to Kenya, she and her counterpart President Uhuru Kenyatta pledged to ... reset diplomatic and trade relations that were strained under Tanzania's late president John P. Magufuli.