The two Presidents later released a joint communique, asking concerned sector Cabinet ministries to put in place a strategy that will revive their co-operation, through working sessions and of the joint permanent commission between both countries to be convened.
February 16, 2021
Burundi’s Minister of Public Health and the Fight Against AIDS, Thaddee Ndikumana, has announced the start of a…
January 12, 2021
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which brings together all the African countries with a combined gross domestic product of $3 trillion, had initially been scheduled to be launched on July 1. The implementation was postponed for six months due to the Covid-19 global pandemic that led to lockdowns and restricted movement.
December 23, 2020
Allianz SE chief economist Ludovic Subran forecasted economic growth in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda to significantly rebound after a tough year due to the devastating effects of Covid-19.
December 22, 2020
No fewer than 100 women and girls have been rescued by the police in Burundi from human traffickers,…
December 16, 2020
The Burundian Government said it has received with joy the decision taken by the United Nation Security Council…
December 9, 2020
The virtual meeting of the EAC Sectoral Council of the Ministers of Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment (SCTIFI) will also discuss other regional matters such as EAC policies on trade, non-tariff barriers, customs, budgets, standards and quality, industrialisation and the tripartite agenda.
December 1, 2020
The latest data by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) shows that on average over 10 percent of export revenues and primary income in the region is spent on debt repayments.
November 30, 2020
The International Debt Statistics 2021 report by the World Bank shows that between 2009 and 2019, countries in the region increased external borrowing by nearly four times, from $19.9 billion to $73.8 billion.
November 17, 2020