News from East and Central Africa

 

ALLAFRICA: EAST AFRICA (GENERAL)

  • 20 August 2019: Kenya: Tanzania, Kenya to Have Fastest Growing Hotel Industry - P Wc - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Daily News] TANZANIA and Kenya are projected to have the next fastest growing hotel industry in Africa thanks to ongoing extensive tourism promotional campaigns, robust economy and strong visitors appeal, a new report says.
  • 20 August 2019: Tanzania: Tazara Potential in Boosting Inter-Regional Trade Underused - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Daily News] TANZANIA and Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), needs increased investment to upgrade the railway infrastructure and rolling stock that will unlock its potential for boosting intra-regional trade, a key pillar for regional integration in southern Africa.
  • 20 August 2019: Uganda: State House, Police Arrest Labour Exporters - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Monitor] Kampala -Police, in collaboration with State House Anti-Corruption Unit, has arrested two senior officials of Middle East Consultants Ltd, a labour export company, for allegedly defrauding 27 youth of Shs51 billion after promising them employment in the Middle East.
  • 20 August 2019: Uganda: Government Accuses Medics of Fleeing From Ebola Patients - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Monitor] Kampala -Most health workers, who have received specialised training on handling of Ebola management, are the first to run away when suspected cases are booked at a health facility, a senior official in the Ministry of Health has revealed.

ALLAFRICA: EAST AFRICA (BUSINESS)

  • 20 August 2019: Tanzania: Tazara Potential in Boosting Inter-Regional Trade Underused - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Daily News] TANZANIA and Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), needs increased investment to upgrade the railway infrastructure and rolling stock that will unlock its potential for boosting intra-regional trade, a key pillar for regional integration in southern Africa.
  • 20 August 2019: Uganda: State House, Police Arrest Labour Exporters - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Monitor] Kampala -Police, in collaboration with State House Anti-Corruption Unit, has arrested two senior officials of Middle East Consultants Ltd, a labour export company, for allegedly defrauding 27 youth of Shs51 billion after promising them employment in the Middle East.
  • 20 August 2019: Uganda: Government Doubles Pay for Judges, Magistrates - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Monitor] There is excitement in the Judiciary following government's fulfillment to increase the salary of judges and magistrates in the new financial year that started on July 1, with some officers getting about 100 per cent increment.
  • 20 August 2019: Kenya: NSE Stays in the Red for Third Week in a Row As Foreign Investor Sales Continue - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [East African] The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) remained in the red for the third consecutive week as sales of blue chip stocks by foreign investors weighed down overall performance of the bourse.