Britain to compensate Kenyans tortured in Mau Mau rebellion

Reparations for Kenyans that were tortured during the Mau Mau rebellion. Britain has agreed to compensate Kenyans who were tortured during a rebellion against colonial rule in the 1950s. Foreign Secretary William Hague told parliament Thursday that more than 5,200 Kenyans will receive payments in a package worth nearly $31 million. Continue Reading… Source: […]

The first Brazil-Ethiopia-Djibouti-South Sudan Investment and Trade Seminar

A two-day Brazil-Ethiopia-Djibouti-South Sudan Investment and Trade Seminar opened today (June 6th) in Addis Ababa. Organized by the Embassy of Brazil in Ethiopia, the Seminar aims to provide an opportunity for business and investment networking between governments and companies from Brazil, Ethiopia, Djibouti and South Sudan.It also aims to encourage strategic information-sharing on potential investment […]

Tanzania has completed the digital transition

Tanzania has become the first mainland African country to declare that it has completed the digital transition New channels are now available to free-to-air viewers on their set-top boxes. This provides an interesting opportunity for the delegates to the Broadcast, Film and Music Africa Conference taking place at the end of the month to look […]

Africa’s top 30 under 30 entrepreneurs

Mfonobong Nsehe, lists 30 under 30 African entrepreneurs to keep your eye on. They are blazing a path. Young entrepreneurs are changing the face of Africa. I set out to produce a list of the 30 Africans under 30 years old who are making the most dramatic impact across the continent. To do so, in […]

Grand plan: East African Monetary Union

Who’s afraid of the euro crisis? How East Africa can create a Monetary Union that works Click here to read the column by Dr Richard Sezibera is Secretary General of the East African Community.

Absa launches Africa’s first multi-currency card

South African bank Absa has launched a multi-currency travel prepaid cash card through MasterCard, which is available in four currencies and is a first for the country and the continent. The bank will also be launching an Islamic Banking multi-currency passport soon, which is a first Sharia’h compliant and unique solution for clients travelling overseas. […]

Liberia: From Stabilization to Transformation – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

A decade after the worst fighting of its long conflict, which killed an estimated 200,000 of a pre-war population of 2.8 million and forcibly displaced a majority – as many as 1.8 million people – Liberia has addressed much of the worst devastation. But enormous challenges remain. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says that her first […]