EAC Court of Justice blocks Uganda from investigating Basajjabalaba

BY EABW REPORTER ARUSHA, Tanzania–East African Court of Justice, has llowed Amendment of an application for the Basajjabalaba seeking to restrain the Government from summoning them for investigation over a criminal case. As the Court resumed its sessions this week, the First Instance Division on Tuesday, 5th June, 2018 allowed the Applicant, Mr. Hassan Basajjabalaba […]

Industry Tourism

Top Chimpanzee conservationist advises Uganda on how to eliminate human, wildlife conflicts

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO WAKISO, UGANDA- World renown Chimpanzee conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall has asked the government of Uganda through its conservation agencies to ensure that laws concerning conservation are strengthened and well implemented to reduce incidences of human to wildlife conflicts. Jane Goodall, who was talking to the Media in Wakiso, noted that many habitants […]


African Development Bank starts Employment Coding in Rwanda

BY EABW REPORTER KIGALI, Rwanda- The African Development Bank together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. By training youth in demand-driven Information and Communications Technology (ICT) curriculum and matching graduates directly with ICT employers, this new Program prepares […]

Industry Insights

Cape Town tops hotel market share

BY EABW REPORTER CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA- Cape Town retains the biggest share of planned hotel development in South Africa despite showing a decrease in total planned rooms, according to a regional focus from the influential annual hotel pipeline survey by W Hospitality Group. Cape Town has 25% of the South African development pipeline, with […]

Industry Insights

African Women CEOs to meet in Paris

BY EABW REPORTER PARIS, FRANCE- In Africa today, only 5% of CEOs running large companies are women. Yet, the positive impact of women executives on a company’s financial performance has been proven. African companies with the most women on their executive committees achieve 20% higher profit margins than the average for their sector of activity. […]

EAC Industry

EAC slashes 2018/19 budget by $10m

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO ARUSHA, TANZANIA- The East African Community member states have presented for consideration budget estimates for the Financial Year 2018/2019, totaling to $99,770,716 to the East African Legislative Assembly . The Chairperson of the EAC Council of Ministers, and Second Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda, Rt Hon Dr Ali Kirunda Kivenjija, presented […]


Kenya outs first oil for export

BY PSCU LOKICHAR, TURKANA COUNTY, KENYA–President Uhuru Kenyatta over the weekend flagged off the first consignment of crude oil destined for export from Kenya. With Oil  billed to becoming a major contributor to the nation’s economy, the President flagged off trucks loaded with crude oil from Ngamia 8, in the Turkana oil fields as part of […]