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Kenya urges Tanzania and Uganda to ban plastic

Kenya is pushing its neighbours, especially Uganda and Tanzania, to ban the single-use plastic carrier bags, as it struggles to control smuggling...

Lupita Nyong’o Begins Hunt for a Second Oscar

Kenyan Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong'o has kicked off a charm offensive campaign in the hunt for a second Oscar Award next year. Lupita won her...

Djibouti Emerges As Arms Trafficking Hub for Horn of Africa

The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea...

East African plastic manufacturers step-up recycling after China ban

Coca-Cola has given itself 12 years to recycle the equivalent of every bottle it sells around the world. In East Africa, the beverage giant is...

South African schools to teach Kiswahili

South African schools will from 2020 offer Kiswahili as an optional language for learners, the minister for basic education, Angie Motshekga said on Monday. Motshekga,...

Bloodshed as fish shortage sparks conflict on Africa’s Great Lakes

RWENSHAMA Ugandan navy speedboats sliced through murky Lake Edward towards a fleet of wooden canoes carrying illegal fishermen from the Democratic Republic of Congo, hightailing...

Nairobi Ranked Sixth Wealthiest Africa City

Nairobi is East Africa’s wealthiest city and the sixth in Africa after Durban, Cape Town, Cairo, Lagos and Johannesburg, a new report says. The study...

Kenya’s persistent trade squabbles with Tanzania

Trade relations between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam have appeared to sour in recent years because of tariff and non-tariff barriers. The two squabbling neighbours...

Tanzania to suspend Multichoice for defying order on free-to-air content

Dar es Salaam Tanzania telecommunications regulator intends to suspend licences issued to pay TV company Multichoice Tanzania Limited, for failing to comply with its orders...

Foreigners snap up NSE firms on caps removal

Foreign investors have taken advantage of the removal of caps on shareholding for overseas investors to increase the foreign stake beyond the pre-2016 legal...