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East Africa

Clearing the jam at Djibouti

Faced with its worst drought in decades, Ethiopia has had to import food aid, causing a bottleneck of ships unable to unload all-important cargos at the port city of Djibouti.

Rwanda innovates to power its economy

The East African country has opened the world’s only operational gas water extraction power plant as it aims to achieve middle income status.

How can Kenya reinvigorate manufacturing?

Exciting new businesses are being launched in Kenya with the hope of building the manufacturing industry, but huge challenges must be overcome if they are to succeed.

Ethiopia: catalyst of the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa was long considered one of the most dangerous places in the world. It is increasingly known for growing trade and investment – with Ethiopia at the centre.