ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology
18-24 Jan 2023

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24 Jan 2023 Nairobi (Kenya) Daily Nation. President William Ruto has put on hold plans to expand the Rironi-Mau Summit highway into a dual carriageway citing concerns about motorists being forced to pay toll charges and the absence of alternative routes for those unwilling to pay;

23 Jan 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The Citizen. Over 600 investors from the 27-member European Union (EU) are scheduled to attend a business forum in Dar es Salaam in February to capitalise on Tanzania’s pro-business policies and boost investment and trade between the East African nation and Europe;

19 Jan 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The Citizen. Speaking as a panelist at a session on “Repowering the World” during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos (Switzerland), President Samia Suluhu Hassan calls on global powerhouses to redirect energy investments to Africa as a way to diversify sources and mitigate future crises;

18 Jan 2023 Nairobi (Kenya) Capital News. Senator William Kipkemoi Kisang defeats five competitors in the 5 January Elgeyo Marakwet senatorial by-election, winning on a United Democratic Alliance Party ticket;

18 Jan 2023 Kigali (Rwanda) Rwanda Eye. The Ministry in charge of Emergency Management (MINEMA) has established a refugee camp in Rubavu District in response to the rising number of refugees arriving from eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) amid fears of renewed fighting between government forces and the M23 rebels;


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ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology 18 – 24 January 2023