Congestion at the Mombasa port is hurting tea exports, leading to loss of key markets, as buyers of Kenya's tea in Pakistan are opting for orders from Asia. Read more »
A thriving market for ivory in Asia has created a loophole for an international syndicate of poachers to trade in elephant tusks. Read more »
The construction of the country's southern by-pass road is expected to start in 10 days. This road is set to ease traffic by diverting trucks away from the central business ... Read more »
AllAfrica speaks to economist Paul Collier about his latest book, The Plundered Planet. It deplores the extraction of Africa's natural resources to benefit a few and presents a ... Read more »
A cheaper and more reliable energy power supply is on the cards for Kenya. Japanese and South Korean firms have won the bid to build new geothermal plants worth Sh40 billion. Read more »
China's emergence as Africa's leading trade partner has come under scrutiny in the U.S. Congress. The Senate Africa Subcommittee, in a hearing November 1, interacted with three ... Read more »
As the global economy begins to be reshaped by the new emerging economies, so too is the aid industry. Read more »
The Federal Government has denied reports that it is planning a refinery project with the government of Indonesia. Read more »
Richard Dowden of Agrican Arguments reviews "When China Met Africa," which he describes as "an exquisite fly-on-the-wall documentary following the fortunes of Chinese projects in ... Read more »
Tibet's religious leader, the Dalai Lama, was forced to cancel plans to give the keynote speech at the 80th birthday celebration of the Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a victim, some ... Read more »
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