With a recent visit to neighbouring Kenya, Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye is carrying on his diplomatic mission to reestablish his ... country as a key strategic partner for trade, investment and politics in the East Africa Community, with a message that the tiny nation is ready for closer and better cooperation.
A recent study on effects of climate change on the tea sector in Kenya - the world's largest exporter of black tea - has revealed several challenges ... related to changing weather patterns in the East African country that has seen farmers and multinationals seek alternative solutions.
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Equity Group expects its BCDC operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to make a “significant” contribution to group profitability ... from the second half of this year, CEO James Mwangi tells The Africa Report.
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