Museveni: E. Africa working to restore order in eastern DRC

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni speaks during the Uganda-Turkey Investment summit at the Munyonyo Speke Resort in Kampala, Uganda, on May 12, 2022. (BADRU KATUMBA / AFP) KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said East African nations working with the Congolese government will bring order in war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Museveni, according […]

Aid agencies call for urgent relief against famine in Horn of Africa

Zamzam Jamac, a Somali woman displaced by the worsening drought due to failed rain seasons, feeds her child Fatuma Botan, 1, through a nasogastric tube at the paediatric ward in the Banadir Hospital, in Mogadishu, Somalia Sept 24, 2022. (FEISAL OMAR / REUTERS) NAIROBI – International aid agencies have called for immediate global solidarity to […]

S. Africa’s Ramaphosa on knife edge as crises spur leadership race

President of ruling African National Congress and South Africa President Ramaphosa addresses the 6th National Policy Conference in Johannesburg on July 29, 2022. (AP PHOTO) JOHANNESBURG – South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa is beset by crises that have cast doubt on his presidency and left him vulnerable to a leadership challenge as his party begins the […]

E. African initiative seeks to tap bioeconomy potential

The East African Community on Friday unveiled its Regional Bioeconomy Strategy at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The strategy is aimed at making use of the region's abundant natural resources to develop the bioeconomy. The strategy will offer an opportunity for partner states to achieve their individual aspirations, making use of the region's underutilized […]