Economy continued to grow at a moderate pace, but activity was lower in the first quarter of 2016
Independents rising to power, rotational if innovative presidencies, veterans stamping their will…the continent is never a dull place.
In a page out of Museveni's book, police grill presidential challenger to Congo veteran Sassou Nguesso
The leaders of Uganda and Congo, in power for a combined 72 years, resort to time-honoured tactics while interacting with challengers to their rule.
Country may face a reduction in aid flows after the World Bank last month cancelled a transport project over contractual breaches
Veteran leader says not power-hungry, insists will go and look after his cattle if toppled in February elections.
The bank also removed limits on interest rates commercial lenders can charge--meaning borrowers in the country could soon be sweating heavily.
Uganda plans to enforce that biofuels comprise as much as 20% of oil products once it starts crude output.
Uganda's Museveni eyes easy win as rivals' coalition collapses; in Tanzania odds against opposition front
Coalitions in Africa are generally hit and miss, but in East Africa drama is never too far away, as happenings this week have showed.
Crude prices below $50 throw East Africa’s mega oil projects into doubt as investors weigh up options
Just before prices collapsed, oil held great promise for Kenya and Uganda as a way of transforming mainly agrarian economies and reducing poverty.
Greece birthed European civilisation but can no longer afford to live by its standards. Who can then? Not Africa, surely
We have to consider the possibility that dictatorships in Africa have become an integral part of the global system of fiscal governance.
Kampala-based founder teamed up with a Scottish development economist, and the Rwanda-based mobile tech company HeHe Labs to create SafeBoda.
Standard & Poor's ratings agency has downgraded the sovereign ratings of oil exporters, while Kenya and Ghana are cushioned by their "humility"
Africa’s biggest coffee-exporting nation is developing two hydropower plants on the River Nile.
In 2014 Botswana had best returns on investment in the world, and looks good for 2015. Africa has to worry about the "stinking" of the neighbourhood.