[East African] Tanzania is set to earn more from its gold once the first refinery is completed in the country’s administrative capital Dodoma in the next six weeks.
[East African] The self-declared independent Somaliland has given tough conditions for future dialogue with Somalia on bilateral relations after the last talks collapsed in Turkey in 2015.
[East African] A photographer at a camp in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve was in for a surprise when he came across an incredibly rare, “blacker” newly born Zebra.
[Legalbrief] The death penalty may have been abolished since 1995, but in many parts of SA it is still alive and flourishing, in the form of public executions. That much is clear from official police crime statistics, published last week.
[AfricaFocus] Editor’s Note
[AfricaFocus] “Our nation is in mourning and pain. Over the past few days, our country has been deeply traumatised by acts of extreme violence perpetrated by men against women and children
[East African] There was cautious optimism by South Sudanese, observers and the international community last week as the main protagonists in the South Sudan conflict made considerable progress in security arrangements.
[East African] Despite a slight improvement in South Sudan’s food security since June, more than half the population — some 6.35 million people — do not know where their next meal will come from.
[East African] African refugees and asylum seekers who have been stranded in Libya for over three years will soon be voluntarily relocated to Rwanda.
[East African] The World Bank has applauded Somalia’s economic resurgence, but said that high levels of illiteracy pose a threat to long-term growth.