[The Exchange] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the financing of Kenya’s north link road which when combined with the current section will make it the longest expressway in the country.
[Monitor] Rukungiri -Police in Rukungiri District have detained a 28-year-old man who allegedly stoned to death a 72-year-old man over local brew.
[East African] East Africa’s quest for reliable, affordable electricity continues to be elusive, despite massive investments that have significantly increased generation capacity.
[RFI] One protester was reportedly killed with a bullet to the head and seven others are in critical condition after paramilitary forces in the eastern state of Sennar, Sudan, fired on demonstrators on Sunday, the opposition group Sudan Doctors’ Committee said in a statement.
[African Arguments] Proponents of the continental free trade area say it will lead to a 52.3% growth in intra-African trade by 2022. But where is this figure from?
[News24Wire] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) remains on high alert in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and Eastern Cape following deadly floods.
[News24Wire] We want land redistribution without compensation, the community of Marikana told News24 shortly after DA leader Mmusi Maimane promised title deeds and financial compensation for land.
[RFI] Boulders as big as motor cars were dislodged in Zimbabwe’s eastern Rusitu Valley by Cyclone Idai, sending a deadly torrent down a river and wiping out 160 houses in its path. The landslides in Rusitu and the nearby town of Chimanimani are the reason so many people are missing, presumed dead beneath the rocks and rubble.
[East African] A group of Rwandan rebels could pull the Democratic Republic of Congo into yet another armed conflict, the DRC’s United Nations ambassador has told the UN Security Council.
SEDITION AND statistics are two words that crop up with increasing regularity in the utterances of officials loyal to Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli. Last month a usually compliant daily newspaper, the Citizen, had the cheek to mention that the Tanzanian shilling’s value at the unofficial exchange rate had been sliding