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Kenya’s elections are the big event to watch for, but developments in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda are also positive for investors.Read More
The use and acceptance of cryptocurrencies In Africa is becoming more and more prevalent, and there have been recent positive signs in countries such Kenya, Mauritius, Tanzania, and Uganda. Our commentary highlights developments in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and is reproduced courtesy of Bowmans.Read More
Elections are round the corner and the hope is that they will pass peacefully. There seem to be no indications on the ground that there will be problems, but much will depend on how the IEBC conducts the elections. Inflation is an issue that has resulted in the Government giving subsidies on certain products, although this can only be a temporary solution.Read More
Tanzania is now working to assert itself as a dominant force within the region and a potential powerhouse for agricultural production and export of staples. Its ability to do so remains uncertain, however, the stage is being set by a continued push from Central Government to boost the country’s economic growth and woo private sector investors.Read More
The political situation remains stable. Economically the country is on an even keel. The oil industry is pursuing ambitious projects despite various obstacles in their path.Read More
CHOGM was held very successfully in June 2022 show casing Rwanda and its efficient systems. Economically the country is expected to slow down this year as some effects of the pandemic persist and the Russia-Ukraine crisis creates havoc for the global economy. The political situation remains the same other than the President indicating he may stand for a further term in 2024.Read More
The prospects for a negotiated settlement of the Tigrayan conflict are looking more hopeful, with the outline of a process in place. There are still mountains to climb as the differences between the two sides remain significant. Other ethnic conflicts continue to batter other parts of the country. That the Tigray war may be drawing to a close has buoyed economic sentiment, though the war and global economic pressures continue to weigh on the economy.Read More
Latest developments in Burundi, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, SomaliaRead More