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Scientists call for integrated management of Prosopis weed in East Africa

Scientists on Thursday called for an integrated management approach to help reduce the effects of Prosopis woody weed in East Africa. Led...
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Scientist says forest cover in East Africa declines due to lack of tree breeders

Forest cover in east Africa is declining rapidly due to lack of tree breeders and seed technologists, a scientist said on Thursday. ...
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Labor mobility in East Africa to boost economic growth

The United Nations labor agency said on Thursday that labor mobility in the East African Community (EAC) bloc will boost economic growth. ...
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East African bloc urges concerted efforts to sustain positive gains in peace, security

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, on Wednesday called for sustaining recent positive gains in the Horn of Africa region...

East Africa business community mourns death of Tanzanian business tycoon

The East African Business Council (EABC) is mourning the death of Tanzania's media mogul and businessman Reginald Mengi, who died in the capital of...
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2019 AFCON Final: East Africa Grabs Four Tickets for Egypt

There is a new wave of change sweeping across East Africa's football scene, which has seen four countries for the first time qualify for...
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East Africa seeks to harmonize insurance laws to boost financial inclusion

The East African Community (EAC) plans to fast track the harmonization of the national insurance laws of its member states in order to boost...

Ghana Is Very Committed To Achieving The SDGs : Afrobarometer Survey

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), in its first report in the Afrobarometer PanAfrica Profiles Series on Round 7 results, provided an initial broad-brush...

Infrastructure Africa To Bring Together Global And Regional Infrastructure Leaders To The 7th Annual...

Africa’s premier infrastructure event continues to grow its line-up of stellar global and regional rainmakers and policymakers who are unlocking Africa’s infrastructure opportunities and...

Daily Trust Opens Nomination For 2018 African Of The Year Award

A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, DAILY TRUST, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2017, opened...
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Global Charity says 1.2 million have been affected by flood

About 1.2 million people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains pounding parts of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, an international charity said...
A researcher works on new medicine product at a bio-pharmaceutical enterprise based in Yantai, eastern China’s Shandong province on Aug. 9, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Kenya urges regional technology, innovation policy for east Africa

Kenya on Tuesday called on regional researchers to establish an east African regional science, technology and innovation (STI) policy. Time has come for regional researchers...
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UN report indicates that East Africa is fast developing

Projecting Africa's aggregate growth and domestic product (GDP) to grow at 3.5 percent in 2018, and 3.7 percent in 2019, a new UN report...
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Tanzanian officials say drought may drive cattle to neighboring countries

Tanzanian livestock officers warned on Friday that prolonged drought in northern Tanzania could drive cattle to neighboring countries in pursuit of grazing land. They made...
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Program launched to spur commercialization of biological science in E. Africa

A program that seeks to turn innovative ideas and technologies based on biological sciences into viable businesses in East Africa was launched on Thursday...

AfDB Rallies East Africa’s Private Sector for Stronger Partnerships

The Bank Group’s Resource Mobilization & Partnerships Department (FIRM) in collaboration with the East Africa Regional Directorate (RDGE), has concluded its first regional Business...
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East Africa’s SWIFT Messaging Flow Up By 20.1 PerCent

Data from SWIFT shows that FIN traffic growth in East Africa has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally. In the year to date,...
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Scientists expand anti-striga seed to East Africa

African scientists said Thursday they have expanded innovative anti-striga seed that has led to the reclamation of 20,000 hectares of arable land in Kenya...
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest against Al shabab insurgents outside Lido beach in the Somali capital Mogadishu, on January 28, 2016. Al Shebab killed at least 19 people when five gunmen detonated a bomb before storming a restaurant in the at Lido beach on January 22, 2016. / AFP / MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB

UK saves more lives in Somalia and Ethiopia

International Development Secretary Priti Patel today called for a new concerted global push to prevent millions of people losing their lives across East Africa...
A local resident is seen with barrels of water in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Economic growth in East Africa strong despite drought

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite the adverse effects of severe drought across the region, said a report by an accountancy and...
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East African bloc vows to stabilize Somalia despite increased attacks

An African regional bloc on Monday condemned the Al-Shabaab terror attack on Sunday that killed 15 people in Somalia and vowed to stabilize the...
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East Africa Cautioned over spillover effects of South Sudan Conflict

East Africa should be alert to the escalating crises in South Sudan, which is fueling the influx of refugees and small arms that could...
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East Africa delays summit to end of March

A regional summit scheduled to be held in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha on Monday has been postponed to the end of March. ...
An old woman is seen outside her mud-house in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Food shortage worsens in East Africa amid prolonged drought

The number of severely food-insecure people across the Greater Horn of Africa has increased to 22.9 million in February as a prolonged drought led...
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Scientists warn armyworm invasion to endanger East Africa’s food security

Small-scale farmers across the East African region are likely to grapple with severe food insecurity due to the recent fall armyworm invasion on key...
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The Ngoma Africa Band – East Africa’s golden voices and most wanted Band

The Ngoma Africa Band aka FFU also known as Anunnaki alien, is East Africa´s most wanted band in Europe. The German based band gained...
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Drought In East Africa Causing Fast Rise In Price Of Food

Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a...
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President Mahama Appreciates God’s Grace

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday expressed gratitude to God for the grace to govern, and to the good people of Ghana for the...

President Mahama Presents Ghana’s Position As A Country

President John Dramani Mahama on January 5, delivered his last State of the Nation address. Full text: Your Excellency the Vice President, Right Honourable Speaker, Your Ladyship the...

Tanzania launches business licensing reform plan

Charles Mwijage, the Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, launched the plan in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam saying it was also aimed...