Ethiopia will start supplying electric power to neighbouring Sudan next month as part of the Horn of Africa country's plan to become a regional ... power exporter. Power exports to Djibouti began two weeks ago.
Ethiopian and Kenyan authorities have agreed to hold an urgent meeting in Addis Ababa to find a lasting solution to border concerns. Tension ... over land grazing and water related issues in the Turkana and Nyangatom areas of the Dasenesh communities - in Kenya and Ethiopia respectively - are believed to have triggered violent clashes last month that killed over 23 people.
The new chief executive at Kenya's largest mobile telecoms company faces a tough task as low-cost Indian competitors punch – as he sees it ... – below the belt Bob Collymore, the man to replace Michael Joseph at the controls of Kenya's largest telecoms operator, Safaricom, has not had it easy. There has been the strategic shake-up of personnel: in a bid to slim the top tier, out go chief technical officer John Barorot and chief information officer Robert Mugo.
Africa lacks the top quality sleuths who can investigate money laundering, fraud and corruption. New forensic accounting skills are needed to ... curb the vices, according to experts at the 3rd Forensic Conference for Africa underway in Zimbabwe.
Maritime piracy, much of it directed against international ships sailing off the coasts of Somalia, claim lives and many millions of dollars ... each year. Wanjohi Kabukuru looks at some of the African and international efforts under way to stem the problem, although ultimately only a lasting political solution on the ground in Somalia itself will be effective.