Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tanzania President’s pick for deputy approved by Parliament

Dodoma, Tanzania – President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Tuesday picked the country’s finance minister to be her deputy, as she puts...

Exiled ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero Claims He was Duped into Flying Back...

Paul Rusesabagina, depicted in a Hollywood movie as a hero who helped save Tutsis during the Rwandan genocide, told the New...

Tanzania Cracks Whip on WhatsApp Groups over ‘inciteful’ Covid-19 messages

Dodoma—August, 3 2020: According to Citizen Digital, Kenya, the government of Tanzania has now launched a crackdown on social media posts...

Tanzania’s Former President Benjamin Mkapa Ddies

DAR ES SALAAM – Tanzania’s former President Benjamin William Mkapa, 81 has died, President John Magufuli has announced. In a brief televised...

Pin it not on Africa

The world and the new era have continued to deliver me with fresh concerns of a threatened democracy worldwide. Last week my...

DRC Military Launches Attack on Militia Group in East of Country

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army has launched a military offensive from Beni in North Kivu province, which borders Uganda...

Save the Eastern Lowland Gorillas of DR Congo

Would you like to experience something different this summer? Why not travel to Eastern Congo and meet the Eastern lowland gorillas?...

Somalia Joins DRC to Seek Admission to East African Community

Somalia has joined DR Congo in seeking to join the fast-growing East African Community. The community currently consists of six nations...

DR Congo to Join the East African Community

The Democratic Republic of Congo has formally applied for admission to the six-member East African Community (EAC). The vast natural resource-rich central...

Magufuli Suspends Bagamoyo Port Construction

The Presidentof Tanzania, John President Magufuli has indefinitely suspended the plan to construct Ksh 1T Bagamoyo port which would have dwarfed...

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Kenyan Troops to ‘Enforce Peace’ in East DR Congo

Kenyan troops are part of a planned East African force aimed at stabilizing eastern DR Congo. Kinshasa (AFP) Kenyan President William Ruto said Monday that...

A Major Exhibition in Nairobi Reveals the History of East African Art Traditions

Mwili, Akili na Roho (Body, Mind and Spirit) - on in Nairobi, Kenya - is a major international exhibition presenting east African painters who...

Kenya’s Growth was Strongest in Africa’s VC Market

As VC activity slowed down globally last year, Kenya defied odds to record the strongest growth in funding raised in Africa. Reports show that...

Uganda Begins Oil Drilling, Hopes for Production by 2025

Oil drilling has begun in Uganda and the East African country expects to start production by 2025, an official said Tuesday. The spokesman for Uganda’s...

East Africa: Somalia’s Rendezvous With EAC Admission Panel

The East African Community on Wednesday, January 25, launched its verification mission to assess Somalia's readiness to join the regional economic community. The verification team...