White rhino calves born after the largest-ever single translocation to Rwanda

Rwanda’s Akagera National Park witnessed the birth of White rhino calves after the largest single rhino translocation ever undertaken last year. The birth of the calves is seen as an essential step toward establishing Akagera as a critical rhino breeding stronghold. In November 2021, 30 white rhinos were introduced to Akagera National Park, from &Beyond Phinda…

EA business call for lower money transfer charges

Businesses in the region are asking governments to consider lowering money transfer charges, which they say are adding to costs in the absence of stable exchange rates. Private sector players are particularly troubled by rising fees on mobile money transfers and the cost of remittances and payments. Remittances, non-commercial transfer of money by foreign workers…

Tanzania issues alert over Ebola after new outbreak reported in Uganda

By Halligan Agade Tanzanian health authorities on Wednesday issued an alert over Ebola, a day after authorities in Uganda declared an outbreak of the deadly illness in the central part of the country. “We have received information on the outbreak of Ebola in Uganda and the government has activated surveillance teams in high risk regions,”…