East Africa

6 Fastest Growing African Economies

Ethiopia

Fast growth should always be desired. Yet, it is never sufficient. These countries’ economies are growing at a very high rate and their respective governments should be commended for that. However, it is important to understand that economic growth does not […]

 
 

Kiswahili has Spread Beyond Region, Thrives in Unexpected Places

Kiswahili has Spread Beyond Region, Thrives in Unexpected Places

Having its origins in the Nairobi slums and the poorer parts of the city, Sheng is today considered fashionable and cosmopolitan by a growing segment of the population. At the global level, Kiswahili has grown fast, and today, estimates show […]

 
 

Tanzania: High Quality Education Still A Privilege

Tanzania: High Quality Education Still A Privilege

“Education is key. As foundations go, there is none more important than this one – in achieving progress as well as in sustaining it,” wrote Waly Wane who is an Economist at the World Bank and a blogger on “Africa […]

 
 

The Ten Most Innovative Companies In Africa

The Ten Most Innovative Companies In Africa

iROKOTV, Nigeria Industry: Media & Entertainment IrokoTV provides an avenue for people all over the world to enjoy movies from Nigeria and Ghana. Iroko TV has helped revolutionize and glamorize it. Iroko TV, which has been dubbed the ‘Netflix of Africa’, is […]

 
 

Peace talks with DRC rebels expected this week

Peace talks with DRC rebels expected this week

Negotiations between the Congolese government and eastern rebels are expected to take place this week, regional officials said after the insurgents withdrew from the city of Goma. The eight-month insurgency by M23 rebels poses the biggest threat to Congolese President […]