East Africa

Bharti Airtel posts mixed results for East Africa

Indian telecommunication giant Bharti Airtel reported mixed results in the region for 2017, with its Ugandan unit’s profits growing by almost 30 per cent to $62.12 million, from $44.9 million in 2016, while the Tanzanian and Kenyan operations posted a combined loss of $135.6 million, pushing...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 9:36am

East African ministers praise the role of standard gauge railway

NAIROBI – East African ministers responsible for regional affairs on Monday praised Kenya’s Chinese-built Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), saying it has not only helped ease the cost of doing business in the region but also set an example on the transformation an investment of that nature...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:36pm

East Africa’s civil society issues caution over public debt

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from East African Community are urging caution over borrowing to finance the budgets of member countries. Members from the CSOs, made the call while meeting in Kigali to discuss the 2018/19 draft budgets that were unveiled last week. Ministers for Finance from...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:19am

East African Court of Justice, National courts seek to harmonise laws

Strengthening cooperation between the East African Court of Justice and national courts will benefit East African community Citizens and accelerate regional integration, Dr Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, President of the East African Court of Justice, has said. He was speaking during a three-day workshop...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 11:39pm

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