ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology

2- 8 Nov 2022

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8 Nov 2022 Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Reuters. Authorities in Amhara region welcome the ceasefire agreement between forces in neighbouring Tigray and the federal government, but they make no mention in a statement of territory seized during the two-year-long war;

8 Nov 2022 Nairobi (Kenya) Think Geothermal. President William Ruto and United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak meet at the COP27 climate summit and agreed to fast-track six green energy projects in Kenya worth KES 500 billion ($4.1 billion);

8 Nov 2022 Kinshasa (DRC) Aljazeera. Army fighter jets bomb rebel targets in eastern DRC, escalating the country’s fight against the M23 group, which has seized territory in recent weeks;

7 Nov 2022 Nairobi (Kenya) AFP. Ethiopian government officials meet with representatives of the Tigrayan rebels in Kenya to discuss plans around disarming the rebels following a peace deal signed last week between the warring sides;

7 Nov 2022 Kigali (Rwanda) Africanews. Rwandan government says a Democratic Republic of Congo army fighter jet violated its airspace, just 48 hours after a deal to defuse rising tensions between the two countries;

5 Nov 2022 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The EastAfrican. President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s visit to China results in China writing-off some of Tanzania’s loan obligations and the signing of new infrastructure deals restoring Tanzania as a key Belt and Road Initiative partner;

4 Nov 2022 Kinshasa (DRC) Africanews. President Felix Tshisekedi calls for young people to form “vigilance groups” in the face of M23 rebel activity in eastern DRC;

4 Nov 2022 Kampala (Uganda) Kampala Sun. President Yoweri Museveni reiterates his refusal to impose a nationwide Covid-like lockdown to contain the spread of Ebola despite a worrying increase in cases;

2 Nov 2022 Nairobi (Kenya) Daily Nation. Pilot union KALPA says Kenya Airways risk losing an estimated 300m shillings ($2.5m) per day if a planned strike by pilots at Kenyan Airways takes place as scheduled.


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East Africa Weekly Chronology – 2-8 Nov 2022