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Region abandons pro-GMO arena as Kenya awaits first seed import

Nairobi, Nov. 27 -- Kenya stands alone in the region as far as the importation and growing of genetically modified organisms (GMO) is concerned. Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi have all said they are no... Read More


Mali: A lesson in how conflict takes food out of people's mouth

Nairobi, Nov. 27 -- Mali once had it good. Mansa Musa, the great ninth mansa of the Mali Empire, and considered the world's richest man ever, has roots there. It was West Africa's second largest expor... Read More


Kenyans abused 'most' as Qatar built World Cup stadiums- Report

Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- A human rights lobby says labourers from Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia have suffered the most labour rights violations in Qatar, piling more pressure on the 2022 FIFA World Cup host, ... Read More


Hurdles on EA states' path to universal health coverage

Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- East African governments are walking a tightrope in their quest to provide universal health coverage for their populations. In Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, governments are grapplin... Read More


The African open skies pilot should not stall

Nairobi, Nov. 19 -- Frequent flyers across Africa are often frustrated by two things: the lack of intra-African connectivity and an onerous visa regime. Restricted airspace has resulted in a situation... Read More


EAC targets traditional leaders to move Congo peace process

Nairobi, Nov. 5 -- The East African bloc is leaving little to chance in bringing complicated peace to the Democratic Republic of Congo, with traditional community leaders the target in a dialogue push... Read More


Pilots strike clouds Kenya Airways plans to raise flight frequency

Uganda, Nov. 5 -- Troubled Kenya Airways is facing an operational crisis as pilots down tools protesting poor working conditions. This is amid plans by the airline to raise frequency of flights and re... Read More


Pilots strike clouds Kenya Airways plans to raise flight frequency

Nairobi, Nov. 5 -- Troubled Kenya Airways is facing an operational crisis as pilots down tools protesting poor working conditions. This is amid plans by the airline to raise frequency of flights and r... Read More


Row over money will hurt Uganda's Ebola response

Nairobi, Nov. 5 -- As the Ebola outbreak in Uganda stretches into eight weeks, the country is facings a gaping credibility gap. Hemmed in by one of the longest Covid-19 lockdowns globally that kept le... Read More


EAC under pressure to avoid escalation of violence in DRC

Nairobi, Oct. 30 -- The East African Community is facing renewed pressure to avert simmering violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and save the various tracks of diplomatic processes launched ... Read More