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Brian Kithinji

Brian Kithinji is a journalist with over four years experience reporting on various topics across the African continent. Join him in exploring an evolving Africa through extensive contextualization and deep analysis.
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DR Congo’s economy grew 0.8% in 2020 propelled by strong mineral activity

Democratic Republic of Congo’s economy thwarted a projected COVID-19 pandemic-induced recession in 2020 to grow 0.8% boosted by strong returns in the mining sector,...

Zambia’s central bank raises benchmark rate as it scales back projects to ease debt relief talks

Zambia’s central bank has increased its benchmark interest rate to 8.5% from 8%, marking the first such raise since November 2019.

South African Airways receives additional $346 million from govt to pay retrenched staff

South African Airways has received a further $346 million from the Department of Public Enterprises, which the struggling airline will use to complete severance...

Nigeria’s economic woes prolong as inflation rate continues to rise

Nigeria’s annual inflation rate jumped 0.72% to 16.47% in January from the previous month, marking a 17th monthly increase as the effects of the...

Ethiopia turns to Burundi seeking to expand ties in the region

Compounded by crises in the north with the fighting in Tigray and a simmering land dispute with its western neighbor which threatens to spill...

Africa Finance Corporation targets combining renewable infrastructure projects to attract more funding

Lagos-based Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) will shift its energy portfolio towards greener projects to attract greater investment from institutional partners, its new chief investment officer...

Sudan accuses Ethiopian forces of incursion as land dispute threatens to escalate into full blown war

Sudan’s government has accused Ethiopian troops of entering its territory, further escalating a dispute over land that straddles their border. In...

Kenya signals shift back to foreign debt as government eyes $2.27 billion Eurobond

Kenya will raise more money from foreign than domestic sources, as it restructures its debt portfolio to take advantage of growing appetite for high-yielding...

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