[East African] Kenyans can expect to pay less for electricity upon the inauguration of the region’s largest solar plant next month, in the northeastern part of the country.
[East African] Kenya plans a special trading platform for troubled listed firms as it emerges that immediate delisting of such firms could create a crisis of confidence in the capital markets and send the wrong signal to potential investors.
[The Conversation Africa] Kenya is weighed down by swelling public debt and faces the possibility of a debt crisis (where the government can’t repay what it owes).
[Atlantic Council] While the July 30, 2018, general election in Zimbabwe – the first in almost four decades where longtime ruler Robert Mugabe won’t be on the ballot – has been attracting a great deal more attention, the presidential election in Mali one day earlier matters just as much and, arguably, is even more important to the security and geopolitical interests of the United States and its European allies.
[ISS] Five more countries recently signed up to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – one of the African Union’s (AU) biggest continental agreements to date. There is also steady progress on ratifications. But can the momentum be sustained?
[RFI] Leaders from western and central Africa gathered in Lome on Monday for a joint two-day summit to step up their fight against terrorism.
[New Zimbabwe] Former first lady Grace Mugabe had her voting day soured Monday after it emerged that the South African High had overturned her diplomatic immunity, paving way for her possible prosecution.
[The Conversation Africa] The priorities and themes of the 10th BRICS Summit, ranging from peacekeeping to collaboration around the 4th Industrial Revolution, provide a number of issues that summit leaders say they want to pursue.
[East African] Only two out of the 11 black rhinos that were translocated to the Tsavo National Park are alive, denting Kenya’s conservations credentials, especially given that it holds 80 per cent of the sub-species.
[New Zimbabwe] Fraud accused former cabinet minister Walter Mzembi is battling stomach cancer and will be undergoing treatment for one year, a Harare court heard on Tuesday.