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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...

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...

Kenya Airways receives $92 million in government funding

Kenya Airways has received a government bailout worth $92 million, as part of efforts to prop up the national carrier after the COVID-19 pandemic...

Why Somalia’s election matters now more than ever

There is a common adage that time is a healer, but in Somalia, memories of times gone by evoke painful memories of the good...

Japan grants $4.8 million to Ethiopia for road operations

Ethiopia will receive a $4.8 million grant from Japan, following an agreement signed between both countries aimed at enhancing road operations and maintenance.

Rwanda’s economy to contract by 0.2% in 2020 – IMF

Rwanda’s economy is projected to shrink by 0.2% this year, but will rebound strongly next year to grow by 5.7%, according to the International...

Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya as election protests rake Mogadishu

Somalia has cut diplomatic relations with neighboring Kenya, accusing the East African nation of meddling in its politics even as protests and gunfire erupted...

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Sorry environmentalists, Angola’s appetite for more oil is irresistible

Africa’s second largest oil producer has a problem, and it’s one that is uncommon in a region beset with...
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Nigeria’s economy exits recession with 0.11% growth in fourth quarter

Nigeria’s economy surprisingly came out of a recession in the fourth quarter, fuelled by growth in the agriculture...

Makthar Diop becomes first African to head World Bank’s private sector arm

Makthar Diop, the World Bank’s vice president for infrastructure, has been appointed to head the International Finance Corporation (IFC),...

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