Sunday, May 22, 2022
DAR ES SALAAM - The East African Community (EAC) finance and trade ministers on Thursday adopted 35 percent as the 4th band of the EAC common external tariff (CET), the regional bloc said in a...
Highlights of the fourth quarter GDP (October to December) by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows there is notable economic growth for the region’s countries. Tanzania's economy for instance expanded by 4.9 percent in 2021...
Lion Electrocuted in Uganda
Three lions have been reported to have been killed by electricity in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. This incident happened on April 25th 2022. Three lionesses were killed by the electric fence enclosed on Irunga...
Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared a new Ebola outbreak on Friday, after a case was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka, in the northwestern Equateur Province, the World Health Organization...
Kenya's third president Mwai Kibaki, who has died at the age of 90, led East Africa's economic powerhouse for over a decade. Mr. Kibaki oversaw some of its bloodiest and most corrupt years but also...
The Democratic Republic of Congo is officially the East African Community's seventh member. And this after Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi formally signed the treaty to join the community during his visit to Kenya. For this occasion,...
Vladimir Putin
The world and the new era have continued to deliver me with fresh concerns of a threatened democracy worldwide. Last week my local feminist community was denied the monthly fund because the members unanimously agreed to...
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army has launched a military offensive from Beni in North Kivu province, which borders Uganda and Rwanda, against militia groups that have caused havoc in the east of the...
Kahuzi Biega National Park
Would you like to experience something different this summer? Why not travel to Eastern Congo and meet the Eastern lowland gorillas? Also known as the Grauer's gorillas, the plight of these great apes has not...
Somalia
Somalia has joined DR Congo in seeking to join the fast-growing East African Community. The community currently consists of six nations namely; Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan. Somalia has been pushing to join...