Rwanda coffee sector ups its game and South Africa struggles to mend its textile sector in crisis. By Business Africa

Kenyan private-sector economic activity grew in December, expanding for the first time since April, after political risks subsided following the conclusion of a prolonged presidential election, survey data showed on Thursday. By Reuters

Depuis 2016, un régime de facilitation du commerce a été signé entre la RDC et le Rwanda. Cependant, certaines difficultés semblent miner le processus. Par Economico

The number of mobile phone subscriptions in Rwanda rose by 0.4 percent to 8.70 million in November from 8.67 million the previous month, said the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) said in its monthly report. By Telecompaper

Moneygram International, un acteur majeur du transfert d'argent dans le monde, mais aussi en Afrique, a indiqué mardi 2 janvier 2017, que les autorités réglementaires américaines se sont opposées à son rachat, par le chinois Ant Financial, une société financière contrôlée par le milliardaire chinois Jack Ma (photo). Par Idriss Linge

While drones have become ubiquitous around the globe, Africa in particular has embraced the technology for its utility in supporting aid and business operations. By Kaleyesus Bekele

Nakumatt Supermart supermarket has forcefully been eveicted from Nanyuki mall. The was drama after the landlord threw Nakumatt goods out on the streets where looters made away with valuables. By Ian Osuka

In Kenya, they are called the “clothes of dead white people.” In Mozambique, they are the “clothing of calamity.” These are nicknames for the unwanted, used clothing from the West and the Far East (China and South Korea), that so often end up in Africa (Malawi included). By MaraviPost