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    A number of countries in Africa have seen rapid technological development in recent years, as exemplified by mobile internet deployment across Uganda and Tanzania. This is largely due to a lack of existing infrastructure and regulation allowing for new technologies to leapfrog traditional solutions and for policy frameworks to be implemented in conjunction with new ...
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    Advertisement UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations said on Friday that at least 15 peacekeepers, all from Tanzania, were killed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo by militant extremists. It was the deadliest assault on the organization’s peacekeeping forces in nearly a quarter century. Five Congolese soldiers also died and at least 40 other ...
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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has always had strong ties with Africa. Given that about 65% of all Arabs are also Africans, it is no surprise that there is a close relationship between the two. Yet these bonds were overwhelmingly with North Africa until relatively recently. The economic potential of the continent as a whole ...
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    Tanzania Central Bank Governor Benno Ndulu is much liked in the country’s business circles for his pragmatic and rational approach and he has won considerable respect from his peers internationally. Over a long career in public service, Governor Ndulu has quietly but very effectively brought about a raft of changes that have had a profound ...
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    Amid the flash of cameras and the bustle of an excitable Maputo press pack, Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and ENI chief executive Claudio Descalzi announced the completion of a deal which they believe will overhaul the economy of the Southern African nation. Flanked by government functionaries and gas executives, the leaders unveiled an $8bn, multi-partner ...
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    The African Business ‘Top 100 Banks’ survey, which was published in October 2016, underlined the growing importance of East Africa in the continental banking industry. The region has long been underrepresented in the Top 100 in comparison with the size of its population but has gained two entrants every year since 2013, taking it from ...