Thursday 17 April 2014 15:23
Equity Bank of Kenya will launch a telecoms services arm in a bid to grow its market share in the fast-growing mobile phone-based financial services market, it said on Thursday.
Wednesday 9 April 2014 07:45
South Africa respects Uganda's anti-homosexual laws, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday.
Saturday 5 April 2014 07:15
A United States (US) funded health project in Uganda has suspended operations after police arrested a staff member on suspicion of promoting homosexuality
Friday 4 April 2014 20:15
Ugandan born billionaire, Ashish Thakkar, plans to pour more than 260 million dollars in the Southern African Institution, BANCABC.
Tuesday 1 April 2014 20:35
Fuzzy guidelines on ethical investing and donors' timid response to Uganda's new anti-gay law have reassured fund managers and private equity firms about continuing to invest.
Monday 31 March 2014 15:43
Gay rights activists in Uganda filed a legal petition against a new Anti-Homosexuality Act which calls for tougher penalties against gay persons.
Saturday 29 March 2014 07:29
Poor nutrition within the first two to three years of a child's life is leading to catastrophic consequences in Africa.
Monday 24 March 2014 18:46
One hundred and seven people have died after a boat capsized in a lake along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ugandan police said on Monday after recovering more bodies.
Monday 24 March 2014 05:37
The Obama administration is sending about 150 Special Forces troops along with military aircraft to Uganda to help in the search for warlord Joseph Kony, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
Sunday 23 March 2014 06:40
Guinea has received confirmation that a mysterious disease that has killed 59 people in the West African country, and may have spread to neighbouring Sierra Leone, is the haemorrhagic fever Ebola.
Thursday 13 March 2014 14:29
Uganda will announce the lead investor and operator for its planned oil refinery in July and expects to conduct a licensing round for its vacant petroleum exploration acreage next year.
Wednesday 12 March 2014 20:25
The Special Envoy to South Sudan, Cyril Ramaphosa concluded his visit to South Sudan and some countries that are part of the IGAD.
Tuesday 11 March 2014 21:01
Aid agencies working in South Sudan are warning of a possible humanitarian crisis if fighting in the country prevents people from moving to their farms
Tuesday 11 March 2014 18:10
Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences have filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights.
Thursday 6 March 2014 06:30
At least five soldiers were killed in fighting between soldiers over delayed salaries at a barracks in South Sudan's capital on Wednesday.
Saturday 1 March 2014 20:46
Thousands of people have marched through Cape Town Saturday afternoon in the city's annual Gay Pride Parade.
Friday 28 February 2014 20:21
Eighty five percent of maize, cotton and soya produced in South Africa are genetically modified.
Friday 28 February 2014 16:58
Uganda's central bank said on Friday it was selling foreign currency, the third day this week it has intervened to support the shilling which has weakened by around 3 percent.
Friday 28 February 2014 07:27
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has accused Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni of going back on his word by signing the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law.
Friday 28 February 2014 06:53
Dr Andrew Tucker writes that homophobia is a form of health violence that can lead to increased HIV infection rates and increased burdens on health systems for all.