What the EAC’s Nairobi summit decided about the M23 rebels
Leaders of the East African Community met in Kenya, five days after the Bujumbura summit in the midst of ongoing hostilities between the Congolese ... army and M23 rebels.
Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager Vantage Capital is shrugging off uncertainties over the future value of the naira by investing in Nigeria’s ... pharmaceutical industry, managing partner Warren van der Merwe tells The Africa Report.
Kenya’s decision to withdraw a financial impropriety case against Flutterwave and unfreeze KSh6.6bn ($52.7m) funds has staged the comeback ... of the Nigerian payments giant in the East African country after almost seven months. More recently, the company got the all-clear to offer payments and money remittance services in Egypt, the beginning of its North Africa expansion.
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The East African Community (EAC) was vociferous in promising a regional force to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its newest member state, ... in order to quell tensions amid armed groups in the eastern part of the country. But the promises have not been followed with action at the time of need.
Almost a year after joining the East African Community, DRC remains mired in a conflict with the M23 rebel faction. Between diplomatic gridlock, ... ongoing fighting, and, and regional force tensions, the Congolese head of state has few options.
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