Friday, June 09, 2023
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Win for Ugandan miraa farmers as court revokes narcotics ban

Uganda’s constitutional court on Friday repealed the country’s Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) Act, 2015 which, among other things, prohibited the sale and use of several narcotic drugs in the country. This follows a 2017 petition to the court … Continued

The 10 Fastest Growing Economies in 2023

A crucial component of a nation’s development is economic growth, which is determined by how much more commodities and services are produced over time. Economic growth is a sign of a nation’s general well-being and wealth. Several countries have seen … Continued

Six Somali operators complete network interconnection process

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has announced that six Somali mobile operators have completed the interconnection of their networks to allow end users to call each other seamlessly across different telecoms networks. The regulator said the move will promote competition, … Continued

Ethiopia says Renaissance dam is 90% complete as alarm grows in Egypt

Faqrati Tamru, the vice-chair of the Renaissance Dam Coordinating Council, added that Ethiopia still faced diplomatic pressure from Egypt over how the dam might affect Nile water levels downstream.  Shortly before the announcement, Hani Sewilam, Egypt’s water minister, said the project could … Continued

Protests hurting tourism, Ruto allies tell Raila

Leaders from Kenya Kwanza government have urged opposition leader Raila Odinga to call off weekly demonstrations, saying if not stopped they will hurt the tourism sector. Led by Tourism CS Peninah Malonzo, Narok Governor Patrick ole Ntutu and three MPs, … Continued

M-Pesa centralises Africa technical unit in Nairobi

M-Pesa will control all its global service operations from Kenya even as the tech giants eye expansion into more markets. This is after M-Pesa Africa launched a Shared Service Operations Centre (SSOC) in Nairobi that will oversee service operations and … Continued