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Tanzania risks pariah status in Covid-19 response

Tanzania’s disregard of global best practice in the fight against Covid-19 is impacting negatively on its international relations and causing alarm at home, as Tom Collins reports

Every Sunday John Magufuli visits the local church in his hometown of Chato in Tanzania’s northwestern region.

Technology boosts Kenyan pastoralists

Kenya’s pastoralists often receive less for animals sold at local markets than they are worth, but new digitisation processes could help them to achieve a fairer price.

Kenyan tea offers green shoots amid coronavirus woes

Border closures and plummeting demand have put a strain on Kenya’s key export sectors, but the country’s sizeable tea industry has seen little of the disruption caused by Covid-19 to other sectors.

Centum Investment’s Midas touch

Centum, East Africa’s largest publicly listed investment firm, seems to turn everything it comes into contact with into gold.

Scottish businesses look to deepen Africa ties after Brexit

As $8.5bn worth of deals were announced at last week’s UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, Scottish businessmen with an interest in Africa told African Business they are also looking to deepen ties with the continent after the UK exits the EU.…