just now

    • Air transport contributes 0.4 percent to Kenya’s GDP

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Air transport, together with support services, contributed 0.4 percent of Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), translating into a turnover of $232.79 million last year, President...

    • Kenya hosts UNCTAD African e commerce forum

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Key findings from assessments of what African countries need to do to benefit from e-commerce and the digital economy were at the center of discussions on Monday at the first minis...

    • WHO endorses Kenya’s Universal Health Coverage plan

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday endorsed Kenya’s ambitious Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programme, whose pilot phase President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to launch in K...


    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has expressed concerns over lack of housing for more than 70 million citizens.

    Read more

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The $600 million investment by African Natural Resources and Mines Ltd, in integrated iron ore mining processing and steel production, will boost the country’s economy.

    Read more

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Deputy President David Mabuza, fresh from a whirlwind weekend tour of South Sudan, has urged signatories of the Revitalized Peace Agreement on South Sudan to fulfil the objectives of the agreement.

    Read more

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Just weeks ahead of the New Year, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that there will be no annual salary increases for his Deputy President, David Mabuza, and fellow Cabinet Ministers due to the hardship the economy is experiencing, the president has said.

    Read more

    Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the national minimum wage for the country’s workers will become effective in January next year, with employees guaranteed to earn at least US$1.43 an hour.

    Read more

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has warned that if “land expropriation without compensation” is not carried out lawfully it would open up old wounds by working against social cohesion and future investment in the country, according to press reports here.

    Read more