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Obama bars Burundi from AGOA

Barack Obama has excluded Burundi from a crucial programme providing African countries with tariff-free access to the US market following President Pierre Nkrunziza’s attempt to extend his rule.…

EAC ‘cheetahs’ ignore ‘tortoise’ Tanzania and Burundi

Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, which with Tanzania and Burundi form the five-nation East African Community (EAC), appear to have formed a clique within the organisation and are forging ahead with several integration projects from which Tanzania and Burundi have been excluded.…

Connecting the continent

Efforts are finally being made to strengthen trade ties between East and Central Africa, through the construction of twin inland container depots (ICDs) on either each side of Lake Tanganyika.…