ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology
25-31 Jan 2023

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Africa Risk Consulting monitors events around the region and provides users of the EAA website with this weekly summary.


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31 Jan 2023 Nairobi (Kenya) Daily Nation. Transparency International Kenya criticises the appointment of individuals facing criminal cases to senior government positions and the withdrawal of numerous corruption cases touching on allies of President William Ruto;

31 Jan 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) The CitizenTanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (Tanesco) managing director Maharage Chande says the power utility has made efforts to enable power users to continue their daily economic activities amid fears of power rationing in February;

29 Jan 2023 Nairobi (Kenya) Al Jazeera. Kenya’s transport minister, Kipchumba Murkomen, says Kenya has protested to Netherlands-based airline KLM for spreading “unfounded” claims in the wake of an airline advisory warning of travel disruptions due to purported civil unrest in Kenya and Tanzania;

27 Jan 2023 Asmara (Eritrea) Eritrea Profile. Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, meets Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki in Asmara during Lavrov’s second tour of Africa to boost international support for Moscow’s war effort in Ukraine;

25 Jan 2023 Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) BorkenaAmhara Regional State government comments on the security crisis in Ataye area as federal police and defence forces are deployed to the area alongside Amhara special forces to restore peace and order;

25 Jan 2023 Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) U.S. Embassy in Tanzania. The United States (US) Embassy in Tanzania warns that terrorist groups could attack with little or no warning, targeting locations frequented by US citizens and other Westerners in Dar es Salaam and elsewhere in Tanzania including hotels, embassies, restaurants, malls and markets;


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ARC East Africa Weekly Chronology 25 31 Jan 2023