Call to Help End South Sudan War

[East African] South Sudan’s neighbours have been urged to help end the war in the young nation or pay a heavy price. A legal presidential advisor in Juba, Dr Lawrence Korbandy, said South Sudan required quick intervention to tame the spillover consequ…

[East African] South Sudan's neighbours have been urged to help end the war in the young nation or pay a heavy price. A legal presidential advisor in Juba, Dr Lawrence Korbandy, said South Sudan required quick intervention to tame the spillover consequences of the war.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

New Ugandan Bourse Online Portal to Spur More Trading

[East African] The Uganda Securities Exchange has rolled out an online trading window — Easy Portal — that offers investors opportunities for faster transactions at no fee to spur trading activity.

[East African] The Uganda Securities Exchange has rolled out an online trading window -- Easy Portal -- that offers investors opportunities for faster transactions at no fee to spur trading activity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Estimated Bills Reduce Kenya Power’s Earnings

[East African] Kenyan electricity transmission and distribution firm Kenya Power has recorded a negative working capital of Ksh7 billion ($70 million) in the six months to December 31, 2016, suggesting that the firm does not have cash to repay short-te…

[East African] Kenyan electricity transmission and distribution firm Kenya Power has recorded a negative working capital of Ksh7 billion ($70 million) in the six months to December 31, 2016, suggesting that the firm does not have cash to repay short-term debts and finance its day-to-day operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Book Seizure Puts NRM Conduct in the Spotlight

[East African] The decision by government to seize an anthology that critiques last year’s general elections is likely to reignite the contestations that marked Uganda’s third multiparty polls.

[East African] The decision by government to seize an anthology that critiques last year's general elections is likely to reignite the contestations that marked Uganda's third multiparty polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni in New Push for Peace in South Sudan

[East African] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has stepped up efforts to end conflict in South Sudan, in separate meetings with key leaders from the UK and China.The first meeting was between President Museveni and Boris Johnson, the UK Secretary of…

[East African] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has stepped up efforts to end conflict in South Sudan, in separate meetings with key leaders from the UK and China.The first meeting was between President Museveni and Boris Johnson, the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on March 15, where conflict in South Sudan was discussed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

PM Unveils Cabinet

[East African] Somalia’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre Tuesday March 21 named his 67-member Cabinet. The line-up topped by deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Ahmed Guled, includes six women ministers.

[East African] Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre Tuesday March 21 named his 67-member Cabinet. The line-up topped by deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Ahmed Guled, includes six women ministers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uhuru Says Jubilee Has Kept Its Promise, Opposition Differs

[East African] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta focused on his re-election in the State of the Nation address, highlighting key achievements of his administration over the past four years.The Constitution requires that, in this address, the president t…

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta focused on his re-election in the State of the Nation address, highlighting key achievements of his administration over the past four years.The Constitution requires that, in this address, the president tells parliament the country's progress in achieving national unity, participation of the public in decision making, equality, justice, rule of law, protection of marginalised communities and security threats to the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Party Makes Radical Changes

[East African] Tanzania’s ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi has introduced radical changes in what its chairman, President John Magufuli said is meant to wrestle the party from a few people with deep pockets.The party National Congress last week approve…

[East African] Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi has introduced radical changes in what its chairman, President John Magufuli said is meant to wrestle the party from a few people with deep pockets.The party National Congress last week approved proposed changes that saw various party organs reduced and a number of their meetings minimised.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania