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 2018-12-13 12:18 

Standard Digital

Small businesses challenged to embrace e-commerce...

Over 1,500 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from the East African Community (EAC) Partner States have been urged to embrace e-commerce...

 2018-12-12 21:09 

Slate Magazine

Bringing Amazon to the Table...

Listen to If Then by clicking the arrow on the audio player below, or get the show via Apple Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify , Stitcher , or Google Play ....

 2018-12-10 15:14 

Sky News

Kenya believe it? First 17 in Singapore marathon all from same country...

The first 17 runners to finish the Singapore Marathon were all Kenyan - with the winner completing it 30 minutes faster than the quickest non-Kenyan....

 2018-12-08 15:08 

Uganda Radio Network

EA Leaders Asked to Implement Youth Dev't Fund...

Jessica Eriyo the former Deputy Secretary General at the East African Community explains that the failure for leaders to set up the African Youth Development Fund has left many youths behind in the region....

 2018-12-07 10:56 

BloombergQuint

Tanzania Bill Threatens Democracy, Opposition Leader Says...

Tanzania Bill Threatens Democracy, Opposition Leader Says...

 2018-12-06 20:49 

Toronto Star

Rwandan court drops all charges against opposition leader...

Diane Rwigara's case has drawn global attention as President Paul Kagame again faces pressure to give more space to critics in this highly controlled East African country....

 2018-12-06 10:00 

Daily Nation

Uganda MPs query legality of East African passport...

Uganda lawmakers question loyalty of some states to the regional community....

 2018-12-04 22:57 

Daily Nation

Toxic nationalism leads to discrimination and violation of human rights...

The East African Community has also been affected....

 2018-12-04 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Kenya Treasury sees 2019/20 budget deficit at 4.7% of GDP...

The East African nation's government has been for ramping up borrowing and spending in recent years....

 2018-12-04 16:49 

Uganda Radio Network

Parliament Questions Proposed Introduction of East African e-Passports...

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga also asked why government had chosen the path of EAC passports yet it is not a sovereign state and as to whether there had been any amendment to the protocol establishing the East African Community to provide for ...

 2018-12-03 14:00 

Standard Digital

Memories of Standard's bold World War coverage...

The East African Standard now The Standard was the largest newspaper in the British East Africa during and after the World War One....

 2018-12-03 13:44 

Uganda Radio Network

Bagyenda Ordered to Deposit Passports with Police...

Committee Chairperson Abdu Katuntu directed Bagyenda to deposit both her International and East African Community EAC passports with the Parliament Police officer in charge, by close of business today....

 2018-12-01 22:59 

Daily Nation

Shame of elites dipping fingers into public coffers...

In the East African version of the language of the Queen of England, to "EAT" is to benefit criminally....

 2018-12-01 05:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese firms pledge to invest in Kenya...

Chinese firms on Friday pledged to invest in Kenya in order to boost the east African country's exports....

 2018-11-30 14:00 

Standard Digital

How the Standard covered the First World War...

104 years today, on August 8, 1914, The East African Standard carried a banner headline in bold, black ink reading, THE WAR....

 2018-11-29 21:35 

Standard Digital

Agency in tussle with EAC ministry...

At the centre of row is cost of construction of lake basin's mall in Kisumu....

 2018-11-29 12:30 

Business Report (IOL)

MTN Rwanda signs deal for 50bn franc loan for network upgrade...

MTN Rwanda, the biggest telecoms operator in the East African nation, has signed a 50 billion franc ($56.20 million) loan with eight local banks....

 2018-11-29 09:58 

Reuters

Carrefour signs deal with Jumia to offer online shopping in Kenya...

Carrefour's franchisee in Kenya, Majid Al Futtaim, has signed a partnership agreement with online retailer Jumia to offer online shopping in the East African nation from January next year.'...

 2018-11-29 09:02 

Reuters Africa

MTN Rwanda signs deal for 50 billion franc loan for network upgrade...

MTN Rwanda, the biggest telecoms operator in the East African nation, has signed a 50 billion franc ($56.20 million) loan with eight local banks, whose proceeds will be used to expand and modernise its network....

 2018-11-29 08:45 

Reuters

MTN Rwanda signs deal for 50 billion franc loan for network upgrade...

MTN Rwanda, the biggest telecoms operator in the East African nation, has signed a 50 billion franc ($56.20 million) loan with eight local banks, whose proceeds will be used to expand and modernise its network.'...

 2018-11-29 07:47 

Reuters Africa

Uganda helped South Sudan breach EU arms embargo - monitoring group...

Uganda helped funnel European arms and ammunition to South Sudan at the height of its civil war, circumventing a European Union arms embargo on the East African country, a weapons monitoring group said on Thursday....

 2018-11-28 18:55 

Reuters

Kenyan MPs block drive for more women in politics...

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Low turnout scuppered a vote guaranteeing Kenyan women more seats in parliament on Wednesday, with campaigners saying it was "a dark day" for citizens in the east African nation.'...

 2018-11-24 17:00 

News24

South Africa to invest $1bn in South Sudan oil sector...

South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the east African country's history....

 2018-11-24 12:22 

The Financial Express

South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector...

South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest USD 1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history....

 2018-11-23 20:59 

VOA

South Africa to Invest $1B in South Sudan Oil Sector...

South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion in the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth confirmed Friday's signing of the ...

 2018-11-23 20:10 

New Haven Register

South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history.Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth confirmed Fr...

 2018-11-23 20:10 

WTOP

South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history.......

 2018-11-23 20:02 

Fox Business

South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector...

South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history....

 2018-11-23 19:59 

KVOA

South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth confi...

 2018-11-23 19:59 

Washington Times

South Africa to invest $1 billion in South Sudan oil sector...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country's history. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth confirmed F...

 2018-11-23 15:26 

Reuters

Kenyan woman jailed for six years for circumcising twin daughters...

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A woman in central Kenya was jailed for six years for forcing her 13-year-old twin daughters to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in a rare conviction in the east African nation, a charity which helped rescue t...

 2018-11-23 15:12 

France 24

[ World ]

Several detained in Kenya over Italian aid worker kidnapping...

Twenty people have been detained over the abduction of an Italian woman from a village in southeast Kenya, the east African country's police chief said on Friday....

 2018-11-23 13:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Speculators Invade Gomba as East African Oil Pipeline Close In...

Gomba is one of the ten districts where the proposed 1,445 kilometres long East African Crude Oil pipeline will pass from Hoima in Uganda to the refinery in Tanzania. The terminal will run through 25 sub counties in Uganda....

 2018-11-22 05:00 

EurekAlert

Environmental change, not hominin hunters, drove the demise of African megaherbivores...

Environmental changes, not the often-blamed ancestors of modern humans, led to the several-million-year decline of east African megaherbivores -- large-bodied mammals like elephants, rhinos and hippos -- a new study finds....

 2018-11-22 00:54 

Star Tribune

Amazon, East African workers at odds over conditions at Shakopee center...

A group representing Somali staffers plans to protest what it says are unfair conditions at a Shakopee facility....

 2018-11-22 00:01 

The Times

Aid to Tanzania queried as gay people face repression...

Foreign aid from Ireland to Tanzania should take account of the African state's record on LGBT rights, a senator has claimed. Ireland allocated 18 million to the east African country last year......

 2018-11-21 16:26 

Taipei Times

Kenyan police say Italian woman taken, five hurt...

Kenya yesterday said gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer in the coastal region of Kilifi during an attack in which five people were wounded, the first time a foreigner has been abducted in the East African country in several years....

 2018-11-21 11:55 

Reuters Africa

Stanbic sees June 2019 close for $2.5 bln debt deal for Uganda's oil pipeline...

Stanbic Bank Uganda, lead arranger for the East African nation...

 2018-11-21 11:32 

Reuters

Stanbic sees June 2019 close for $2.5 bln debt deal for Uganda's oil pipeline...

Stanbic Bank Uganda, lead arranger for the East African nation's $2.5 billion debt for a crude oil pipeline, expects the deal to conclude in June next year, its chief executive said on Wednesday.'...

 2018-11-21 10:24 

Gulf Times

Kenyan police say gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer, wound 5 in attack on coast...

Kenya said on Wednesday gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer in the coastal region of Kilifi during an attack in which five people were wounded, the first time a foreigner has been abducted in the East African country in several years....

 2018-11-21 06:58 

Reuters

Kenyan police say gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer, wound five in attack on coast...

Kenya said on Wednesday gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer in the coastal region of Kilifi during an attack in which five people were wounded, the first time a foreigner has been abducted in the East African country in several years.'...

 2018-11-21 06:36 

Reuters Africa

Kenyan police say gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer, wound 5 in attack on coast...

Kenya said on Wednesday gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer in the coastal region of Kilifi during an attack in which five people were wounded, the first time a foreigner has been abducted in the East African country in several years....

 2018-11-21 06:34 

Reuters Canada

Kenyan police say gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer, wound five in attack on coast...

Kenya said on Wednesday gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer in the coastal region of Kilifi during an attack in which five people were wounded, the first time a foreigner has been abducted in the East African country in several years....

 2018-11-20 18:21 

Daily Nation

EAPCC gets backing to sell Sh15bn idle land...

East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) has got backing from the Trade Ministry to sell off idle land....

 2018-11-19 12:59 

Herald Sun

Here are the big numbers on African crime in Victoria...

East-African crime in Victoria is up 209% in the last decade but even at its worst level, crime involving the east African-born is slight compared to Australian-born offenders. Here are the the big numbers on African crime in Victoria....

 2018-11-19 00:59 

The Gateway Pundit

Democrat Ilhan Omar Admits She Supports the Anti-Israel BDS Movement Now That the Election Is Over...

The liberal media cheered Ilhan Omar's DFL primary victory in 2016 in Minneapolis. Ilhan Omar won a historic victory over 44-year incumbent DFL Rep. Phyllis Kahn. Ilhan Omar built a vast coalition of East African voters to defeat the incumbent in Minn...

 2018-11-17 09:50 

News24

Top Africa stories: Zim horror accident, Denmark withholds aid to Tanzania over gay rights...

Zimbabwe's horrific bus accident has killed more than 40 people, and Denmark has withheld aid to Tanzania over what it calls "negative developments" in human rights in the east African country....

 2018-11-16 13:15 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Tanzania sets sights on Hong Kong for source of investment and luxury tourism...

Tanzania is looking to draw tourists and funding from Hong Kong, with officials from the east African nation visiting the city on Friday to pitch a wide range of investment and travel opportunities.Dr Annie Wu, the new Honorary Consul of the United Republ...

 2018-11-16 03:51 

News24

Denmark withholds aid to Tanzania over gay rights...

Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the east African country...

 2018-11-15 18:49 

The Independent

World Bank withdraws 235m loan Tanzania loan over pregnant schoolgirl ban...

Lender cancels funds intended to help east African nation's education ministry over human rights concerns...

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