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Uganda signs $400m deal for green hydrogen fertiliser plant

Nairobi, Feb. 16 -- Uganda's Energy Minister Ms Ruth Nankabirwa on Thursday signed a joint development agreement with Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) and Westgass International for a green hydroge... Read More


2023 Afcon top scorer Emilio Nsue suspended over gross misconduct

Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- The Equatoguinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT) has indefinitely suspended the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) top scorer and captain Emilio Nsue Lopez and midfielder Ivan Salv... Read More


Moody's sounds warning on Kenyan banks' defaults

Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- Global ratings agency Moody's has changed its outlook on the Kenyan banks to negative from stable, citing concerns about high volumes of non-performing loans despite solid profitab... Read More


Kenyan shilling posts strongest single-day gain in 12 years

Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- The Kenya shilling posted its strongest intra-day gain against the US dollar in the last 12 years on Wednesday, reaping from a tide of investor confidence after the government rece... Read More


What roles does the AU Commission chairperson perform?

Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- The African Union (AU) Commission chairperson is the topmost official of the continental bloc. Often confused with the African Union chairperson (an annual, ceremonial rotational ... Read More


Henry Rono: Kenyan great who broke four world records in 81 days dies

Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- Kenya's legendary distance runner Henry Rono died on Thursday, barely three days after celebrating his 72nd birthday on Monday. Rono, who made history after breaking four world re... Read More


Raila Odinga formally declares interest in AU Commission job

Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- Kenya's veteran opposition and Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga on Thursday officially declared his interest in the African Union (AU) Commission chairmanship. Speaking to the ... Read More


Raila Odinga announces candidacy for AU Commission head job

Nairobi, Feb. 15 -- Kenya's veteran opposition and Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga on Thursday officially declared his interest in the African Union (AU) Commission chairmanship. Speaking to the ... Read More


African football won the 34th Afcon, with Cote d'Ivoire a close second

Nairobi, Feb. 14 -- The 34th Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) came to an end in Cote d'Ivoire with millions of viewers around the world shouting at TV screens, and an astonishing performance by Cote d'Iv... Read More


Airtel Africa to build data hub in Kenya after Nigeria project

Nairobi, Feb. 14 -- Airtel Africa plans to build a data centre in Nairobi, in what will become its second such facility on the continent after Nigeria as it moves to diversify its revenue streams. Th... Read More