News Headlines

Our collection of news items from around East Africa

Monday, June 26th 2017
In a bid to eliminate injustice that is perpetuated in interest on loans, Shari’ah condemns all acts of dishonest and unjust exchanges in business transactions.
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Monday, June 26th 2017
The current dry spell in agriculturally rich counties of North Rift is projected to hit maize production by 20 per cent.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Monday, June 26th 2017
As more Kenyans move to the online space to do their shopping, retail chains are feeling the heat.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Monday, June 26th 2017
The recent data from Fibre Crops Directorate indicates the price of a tonne of sisal was exported at Sh200,000 compared with the Sh100,000 it attracted locally.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Monday, June 26th 2017
Regional aviation firm Safarilink is on July 1 set to launch weekly flights to Zanzibar Island.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Monday, June 26th 2017
Hotels are expected to receive more international guests when the high season begins in mid-July.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Monday, June 26th 2017
Nairobi residents will continue to spend more on water as the utility provider signalled increased rationing after the levels at main reservoir Ndakaini Dam dropped to an all-time low.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Monday, June 26th 2017
Co-operative Bank is seeking Sh123.3 million ($1.19 million) funding to develop more loan products for small and medium-sized enterprises.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Monday, June 26th 2017
Devolved entities set to seek approval of the Controller of Budget
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
The projection is informed by possible returns on infrastructure projects government is pursuing
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) is banking on its promotion to a higher ranking to accelerate provision of power in rural areas.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
The retailer’s Mbarara outlet faces closure over Shs2b rent arrears
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
The impending sale of the collapsed Imperial Bank has raised hopes for big depositors who stood to lose billions of shillings had the lender gone into liquidation.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
The IMF says public investment supports the delivery of key public services through construction of schools, hospitals and other social infrastructures
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Parliament has called for approval of field trials of genetically modified maize.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Smallholder farmers have been advised to increase production of pulses that have higher demand in local and international markets.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
The lucrative dairy industry is facing turbulent times even as demand for milk and related products increases.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Mr Patrick Ngolobe, the president of the association, advised fellow professionals to put their theories into action
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Prolonged drought attributed to climate change is increasingly posing a challenge to the Kenyan economy.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, June 25th 2017
The government has identified Voi as the next location for a publicly owned export processing zone (EPZ).
Source: Nation (Kenya)

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