Eastern Africa


Kenya: Are Banned Plastics Back in Kenya?

By Victor Kiprop Barely five months after Kenya won global acclaim for banning plastic bags, enforcement challenges are rolling back the gains. Gazetted in February last year and effected in August, the ban prohibits the…







Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Wants to Exploit Brexit

By Gilbert Nyambabvu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is looking to exploit the opportunity presented by Brexit to push for a rapid mending of broken political ties with Zimbabwe’s former coloniser Britain. In an interview with the…











Zimbabwe: Financial Mess Rocks Zim Police

By Bernard Mpofu/Hazel Ndebele A financial scandal running into millions of dollars has erupted within the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), prompting government to carry out nationwide audits into police affairs, after it emerged that some…


Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Wants to Exploit Brexit

By Gilbert Nyambabvu PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is looking to exploit the opportunity presented by Brexit to push for a rapid mending of broken political ties with Zimbabwe’s former coloniser Britain. In an interview with the…