The International Finance Corp. is seeking advisers for the sale of local-currency bonds in Ghana, expanding an African debt program that started with an issue in Zambia that attracted demand five times the amount offered.
Burundian authorities said they discovered 39 human skulls at the home of an Italian man in the capital, Bujumbura, after he had been arrested last month when two skulls were detected by X-Ray machines at the East African nation’s main airport.
Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete said his country remains committed to the five-nation East African Community even after it was excluded from recent key meetings, though he warned against fast-tracking integration.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government vowed to fight foreign armed groups in the country’s east after its military won a series of battles against M23 rebels this week, Media Minister Lambert Mende said.
Burundi police arrested 11 people in an anti-terrorist crackdown made in the wake of an attack by militants on a shopping mall in Nairobi last month in which at least 67 civilians and security personnel were killed.
Kenyan newspapers condemned a planned media law approved by legislators because it may impose stiff penalties on reporters and seeks to set-up a government- appointed regulator that violates the constitution.
Egypt called for international experts to help prepare a new study on the regional impact of a $4.2 billion dam in Ethiopia, which said a team made up of officials from the two nations and Sudan is enough.
Rwanda lowered its outlook for tea earnings after prices fell at the regional auction in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, where the country channels more than two- thirds of its output, an industry official said.