Billion-dollar pipe could change economic geopolitics in the increasingly energy-rich region.
The amount of gas reserves in the country’s north are estimated at about 180 trillion cubic feet--equivalent to the entire gas reserves of Nigeria.
China, which has vast interests in East Africa, says increasingly concerned over the escalating conflict triggered by controversial election.
Kenya's rating outlook slashed to negative on debt pileup, widening budget deficit, Standard & Poor’s says>Helen Nyambura-Mwaura
Country’s debt equivalent to 45% of its GDP, a figure that could swell to 60% by the fiscal year through June 2017.
Central banks in South Africa, Ghana, Angola, Kenya and Uganda have raised interest rates this year to ease pressure on their currencies.
The militia has also outlawed the wearing of traditional Muslim clothing, and made collective Friday prayers impossible.
UPDATE: Blaming rivals and low tourism numbers, Kenya Airways posts record $252m loss - that's nearly $700,000 every day>
Nairobi-based carrier says it will seek $200m loan and sell off aircraft to stay afloat, as stock slides on worse-than-expected news.
Currency pain: Relief for Ghana and Tanzania; Nigeria in tight corner, but set to get worse in Kenya and Uganda>
Authorities have been pumping dollars into the market to support their currencies, but the strategy is unsustainable and risks depleting reserves