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MYDAWA has announced its partnership with Sanlam General Insurance to provide its medical cover policy holders with access to quality, convenient and affordable healthcare products on its portal. The partnership also aims at eliminating insurance fraud; experienced by customers and ...
The East African Community has recommended that people in the region wear colourful cotton fabric on Fridays. Related Posts: The Racial Impact Behind the Mall Curfew · Madison East High School Sends Cooking Teens to National Competition Madison East High School Sends Cooking Teens to…

Arusha -- Oath of affirmation is now mandatory for newly-recruited employees of the East African Community (EAC). Similarly, persons giving evidence before the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) and quasi-judicial bodies will have to take the oath of affirmation. This follows the passing of the EAC ...
Economic growth in Africa rebounded, but "not fast enough" in recent past, according to Africa's Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank, released on Wednesday in Washington. The report, which was released during the World Bank Spring ...
The first East Africa Community (1977-1987) which was a common market and for common services, lacked crucial areas such as armed forces and security agencies and after the British intervention in crushing East Africa army mutinies in Uganda, Kenya and Tanganyika in 1964 and a ...

CL: I started an initiative called Waterboys a few years ago when I traveled to Tanzania and East Africa and so poverty on a scale that is just unbelievable. Clean water is one of the best vehicles we have to eliminating some of the dire circumstances that exist in East Africa and all over the world. I saw ...
ARUSHA, TANZANIA: The East African Community member states have embarked on a long-term plan to facilitate production of drugs within the region and cut out on imports running into billions. The community which is made up of six member states has a total population of 175 million people ...
The value of goods and services produced by East African countries dropped in 2017, as the region's GDP growth slowed to an average of 5.3 per cent, due to the adverse effects of drought and reduced credit to households and businesses. The region's economic growth stood was 6.1 per cent in ...
Analysts say that East Africa is facing unprecedented capital flight due to the high number of expatriates and foreign companies operating in the region, increased foreign ownership of listed firms, high interest payments on foreign debt and increased imports of items including food, motor vehicles, ...
A new member of the United Nation's Security Council -- Poland -- has pledged to back East African countries' agenda in the Council. Poland Foreign Affairs Minister Prof Jacek Czaputowicz told The EastAfrican that Poland is keen to spur stability in the region, and with the Council to ensure that this is ...
A demographic dividend is not only contingent on a rapid decline in fertility and mortality. It also requires strategic investments in promoting equality, health and family planning, education and skills development, and job creation. When countries harness the demographic dividend, their young people ...
East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) has experienced operational challenges over the last two months, according to The East African. Amongst the issues faced by the company was a production halt, salary delay and a low supply of cement stock. This follows its net loss widening by almost ...
Cement manufacturers in the region are going through turbulent times, with profits falling and some going into loss territory, as a result of stiff competition from cheap imports, high power costs and low demand in the housing and construction sectors. Bamburi, part of the Lafarge Group, and the region's ...
Africa's rhino population figures are at a critical all-time low. In 2015, Cites reported that only about 19 000 - 21 000 white rhinos and 5 000 - 5 500 black rhinos remain in Africa. Namibia and South Africa have the largest rhino populations, with a total of approximately 2 760 rhinos in Namibia, and 20 300 ...
Around East Africa: The position of Nyeri deputy governor yet to be filled. By Website. Added 13th April 2018 12:44 PM. Google + · Print; A A A. Fill in your Name and Email Address to receive a Free Newsletter. The position of Nyeri deputy governor is yet to be filled after the nomination of Caroline Wanjiru Karugu ...
Power. East Africa's hip-hop politics. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine, is one of a number of rappers leaving music for politics. Thomas Lewton / The Outline. Power ...

The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) has said its committees are using the three-week Dodoma sittings, which began on April 9 to collect views on the East Africa Monetary Institute (EAMI) Bill, 2017 and the Statistics Bureau Bill, 2017, which had earlier sailed through the first and second readings.
A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area. The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in ...
FILE PHOTO: Buildings housing the Varsity College, owned by Johannesburg-listed ADvTECH Group, are seen in Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings. More. JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African private education group ADvTECH
However, in East Africa most of this seismicity is spread over a wide zone across the rift valley and is of relatively small magnitude. Volcanism running alongside is a further surface manifestation of the ongoing process of continental break up and the proximity of the hot molten asthenosphere to the surface.
ADvTECH, along with rivals at home and abroad, has been expanding in Africa, where rising incomes have created a pool of customers willing to pay for private education. Picture: Supplied. East Africa · ADvTECH · Private education. Email; Print ...
TSXV-listed East Africa Metals and Luck Winner Investment have agreed to terminate the Ethiopian project financing Memorandum of Understanding announced on 2 October 2017. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) would have seen Luck Winner Investments invest up to US$250 million into ...
In its 2018 Africa Investment Index, Quantum Global Research Lab -- Quantum Global's independent research arm -- ranked Ethiopia and Kenya at positions seven and nine, up from 21 and 15 respectively, the previous year. Ethiopia improved largely due to the country's strong economic growth, averaging ...
Predating Kenya's independence, the race has its roots in imperial adventurism when a group of British colonial farmers decided in 1953 to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II's coronation by tearing up East Africa in a five-day, 6,000-kilometre (3,300-mile) rally. The first race had few rules and, in the end, ...
East African states are among countries that have been recognised by the World Bank for leading in the world's gender equality campaign through eradication of legal barriers against women. A new World Bank report released last week on Thursday found that Kenya, Tanzania, DR Congo and Zambia ...
MOGADISHU, March 29 (Xinhua) -- East Africa's bloc on Thursday appealed to warring parties in central Somalia to embrace inclusive power sharing arrangements to embrace peace after reaching the deal late last year. The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) said it has started ...
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THERE is a massive demand for senior leaders from South Africa to serve in the burgeoning African financial technology (fintech) sector. The demand follows the rapid and sustained growth of the fintech sector in East Africa, in particular in Kenya. A sharp rise in demand ...
Habesha grocery store brings flavors of East Africa to Pierce Street. IAN RICHARDSON irichardson@siouxcityjournal.com ... Haile said he receives the products from companies that import them from the Middle East and eastern Africa. So far, he said, he's seen pleased customers of East African descent ...
Kampala has been ranked as the best East Africa's city to live in the latest global survey of the best cities to live in offering quality life. The study conducted by New York based consultancy Mercer puts Uganda in position 172 ahead of Nairobi's Kenya which is ranked 186 out of the total 231 cities.
Kampala — Kenya Airways subsidiary, Jambojet, has widened ticket payments options with the introduction of MTN and Airtel Money services. This will enable travelers to book flights online, at call center or at their offices using the two mobile money optionsand obtain an e-ticket. Jambojet recently ...
Johannesburg — THERE is a massive demand for senior leaders from South Africa to serve in the burgeoning African financial technology (fintech) sector. The demand follows the rapid and sustained growth of the fintech sector in East Africa, in particular in Kenya. A sharp rise in demand for skilled leaders ...
The Korea International Trade Association said Wednesday it has set up an office in Dubai, the first regional arm in the Middle East and Africa, following President Moon Jae-in's latest visit to the United Arab Emirates. Kim Young-ju (sixth from left), chief of Korea International Trade Association, attends the ...
Arusha — The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) has called on the international community to find a lasting solution to migration and refugee crises. "While we must work together to address how to manage challenges of refugees, we need to work even harder to address the causes," said the Eala ...
With the rapid and sustained growth of the fintech sector in East Africa, in particular in Kenya, there has been a sharp rise in demand for skilled leaders to fill positions, and companies are looking globally – and to South Africa specifically – in their talent search. “Because of the limited supply of leaders who ...
Delegates from Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Uganda recently participated in business meetings and toured facilities during the East Africa Smart Grid Reverse Trade Mission hosted by the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). The mission found that the energy needs and related solutions for ...
In East Africa, Musical Superstar Diamond Platnumz Sees His Music As Much More Than Art ... In East Africa there is an undisputed king of pop: Diamond Platnumz. Every month, it seems, he is putting out yet another hit full of plaintive lyrics and undeniable beats. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email ...
Prof Jude Ssebuwufu from the Uganda Martyrs University says in his paper on the 'Role of Centres of Excellence Initiatives in Industrialisation,' during the recent 6th forum on Academia, Public Private Partnership for East Africa in Nairobi, that the selection was based on proposals whose focus was aimed ...
The view from a target vessel as Comorian coast guard commandos approach. Trainees are taught standard procedures for approaching and boarding suspicious boats, and for searches and seizures. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Spc. 3rd Class Ford Williams. Western Indian Ocean coastal ...
Huddled on wooden benches, the patients awaiting their turn to see a doctor at Palestina Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 2015 frequently saw two elderly men in orange safety vests briskly mopping the tile floor outside the labor ward. But the duo weren't hospital employees working for a living; they ...
NAIROBI, March 23 (Xinhua) -- East Africa's umbrella body of the private sector on Friday called for the review of the East African Community (EAC) Common External Tariff (CET). Lilian Awinja, the Executive Director of the East Africa Business Council (EABC), told a regional forum in Nairobi that the CET is ...
... • Millions of people are at increased risk of famine or catastrophe in South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia. FEWSnet, an international early warning system, stated that South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia could be looking at famine or catastrophic levels of food insecurity in various parts of their countries in ...
Regional countries have been urged to develop and implement coherent regional renewable, efficient and access energy policies, in consultation with private and civil society organisations. This was one of the resolutions from the Sustainable Energy Forum for East Africa 2018, which ended in Kigali on ...
Worrying regional debt levels and alternatives sources of finance to fund mega projects in East Africa will take centre stage at the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) East Africa Investment conference next month in Nairobi. The conference is scheduled to take place on April 5, 2018 at Saravo Stanley hotel.
We arrived on the shores of East Africa in the tiny nation of Djibouti. This is a sea port called Obock where men right now are loading construction materials onto a boat by hand. This is very old-time seafaring. And just across the blue water in this direction is the coastline of Yemen. Many refugees, for years ...
Visa has appointed Marcello Baricordi as general manager for Middle East and North Africa, replacing Ihab Ayoub, who has left the company for personal reasons. Baricordi will be responsible for all aspects of Visa operations in that region, bringing his significant experience in those global markets.
East Africa recorded the continent's best economic performance in 2017, with a GDP growth of 5.9 per cent - above the continental average of 3.6 percent. This growth was achieved in a year that saw the region's economic fortunes dip, as several companies keen to lower costs and post profits turned to ...
Climate change across East Africa could see more than 10 million people forced to move by 2050, according to a new World Bank report. PHOTO | TONY KARUMBA | AFP ... Adding to the problem is East Africa's rising population which could hit 786 million by 2050. Advertisement. By NATION ...
"In addition to operating in such a dynamic business environment, insurers in East Africa have access to a growing young population with significant purchasing power. This is especially the case in Kenya, which EY ranked as one of the continent's most mature insurance markets with strong growth ...
Leaders from governments, businesses, civil society and international organizations are expected to attend the Forum and exchange ideas on how to improve access to clean energy sources in East Africa. The event comes at a crucial moment when the international community is focused on improving ...


 

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