News from East and Central Africa




  • 15 November 2019: Kenya: Activists Praise AfDB for Pulling Out of Lamu Coal Plant - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Nation] Kenya's quest to have a coal power plant has been shattered after one of the proposed project's key financiers, the African Development Bank (AfDB), pulled out, bowing to pressure from environmental activists.
  • 15 November 2019: Kenya: Treasury Eyes Parastatals to Ease Biting Cash Crunch - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Nation] As the Treasury goes through a rough patch, the government has now turned to parastatals to help ease the burden by releasing extra cash from their coffers -- as special dividend.
  • 15 November 2019: Kenya: Despite Ban, 5 Maize Flour Brands Still On Nakuru Shelves - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Nation] Five maize flour brands banned by the Kenya Bureau of Standard (Kebs) nearly a week ago are still on sale in various shops in Nakuru town.
  • 15 November 2019: Sudan: Ministerial Committee inspects Bus stations - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [SNA] Khartoum -The Ministerial Committee designed to Study of Public Transport (PT) visited inspected, Thursday, the parking lots in Omdurman and Khartoum Bahri localities as part of the committee's continuous efforts to find urgent and radical solutions to Khartoum's transportation crisis.