The East African

Tanzania U-turns on latest sugar imports ban

The Minister for Agriculture, Mr Japhet Hasunga, told journalists on Wednesday that the government was now content with the plans by local manufacturers to produce more sugar.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Don’t want to be young, gifted and jobless?

Recent statistics show that Kenya has a population of 52 million and in that large mass of people's, we have a median age of 19 years.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

No more ads for Rwanda's herbalists

Rwanda has threatened sanctions on media houses that offer advertising services to traditional healers or “any other prohibited health or medical related programmes”.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

2 camps differ on measures to curb trafficking in ivory

One camp, led by Kenya and made up of Benin, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Niger and Togo, wants tighter controls to curb illicit killing of the mammal for tusks while the other — comprised of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia – wants ...

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

ANC under pressure to repay ‘kickbacks’

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has been challenged to repay the millions of rands it received from controversial management company, Bosasa.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Nairobi attack reveals 'new breed' of Shabaab recruits

Police are hunting Ali Salim Gichunge, the suspected mastermind of the January 15 attack on the Dusit hotel and office complex that left 21 dead, and Violet Kemunto Omwoyo, described as a Christian convert to Islam.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Murder of driver in South Sudan stalls Uganda exports

According to a truck driver who spoke to Daily Monitor on condition of anonymity, Mr Yako was shot dead by armed men in South Sudanese military and police fatigues, who had staged a roadblock and demanded money from him.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Why do zebras have stripes?

It appears stripes make terrible landing strips, bamboozling the fierce blood-sucking flies that try to feast on zebras and carry deadly diseases.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019
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