Latest News for: Burundi market


Global Price Watch: February 2021 Prices (March 31, 2021)

Reliefweb 01 Apr 2021
In West Africa, market supplies were average, except in Nigeria where market supplies remain below average ... Prices declined or remained stable in most markets across Uganda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya, and Burundi due to increased supply from the October-to-February harvest ... International staple food markets are well supplied.

Editorial: The East African: First doses of jabs are here, the hard work only begins

Ghana Web 10 Mar 2021
Ideally, there should be little worry over determining who gets the jab first ... Nor have groups that work under minimal to no social distancing scenarios, such as market workers been considered under the first phase. In East Africa, Tanzania, Burundi, South Sudan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo are yet to get the doses ... .

Kenya's president elected East African Community chairman

China Daily 02 Mar 2021
It is desirable that the objectives of the customs union, common market and monetary union, as well as easier cross-border movement of goods, people and services, be realized," Kenyatta said ... The EAC is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania.

Burundi heading towards dictatorship?

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
With opposition parties partly banned, journalists imprisoned and reports of torture, President Pierre Nkurunziza is rooting out critical voices in Burundi ... Some pressure is however coming from the region, where the East African Community (EAC) is gaining foothold and establishing a common market that includes Burundi.

East Africa Annual Market and Trade Update, 2020

Reliefweb 22 Feb 2021
Prices of staple cereals were most elevated in Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Burundi, while they were relatively lower in Uganda and Kenya ... By close of the year, maize prices were more than 50% higher than the long-term average in most markets, this was particularly true for markets across Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia & Burundi (Map1).

East Africa: Regional Stock Markets Automate Trading

All Africa 30 Nov 2020
Four East African countries - Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi - have finally merged their stock markets through a decade-long automation project to attract investment ....

Kenya’s new Start-up Bill is a game-changer

Business Day 11 Nov 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa is getting a lot of attention from investors right now, and with good reason ... A key AfCFTA player. Looking beyond its borders, Kenya is the leading member of the East African Community (EAC) customs union and common market (which includes Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) ... • Robinson is CEO of TradingHouse. .

Pressure builds on Burundian refugees in Tanzania amid threat of forced return

The New Humanitarian 15 Oct 2019
A plan to repatriate some 200,000 Burundian refugees living in Tanzanian camps has raised concerns that many who fled the country to escape violence may be forced back home, just as Burundi’s 2020 elections increase the prospects of a new political crisis ... Read more → Burundi's humanitarian crisis.
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