Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as floating base – police

Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday,...

Rights groups urge reopening of Kenya’s borders to Somali refugees

As the Intergovernmental Authority on Development member states meet in Nairobi with a focus on Somali refugees, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have...

Djibouti wants to attract light-manufacturing industries as wages rise in China

The tiny of country of Djibouti wants to leverage its geographic location, at the entrance of the Red Sea, to become a logistics and...

Uhuru abuses power, needs our prayers, declares Raila

Opposition leader Raila Odinga yesterday launched a scathing attack on President Uhuru Kenyatta, accusing the head of state of abusing power by abusing ODM...

Ghana: 110 Ministers – Akufo-Addo Deserves Applause for Emergency Solutions

The Afigya Kwabre South Constituency Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Odeneho Kwaku Appiah has defended President Akufo-Addo's 110 ministerial appointments and...

Drought emergency spirals in Ethiopia amid major aid shortages

Millions of drought-stricken Ethiopians needing food, water and emergency medical care are not receiving it due to funding shortages, the United Nations said, warning...

The Ethiopian protesters’ struggle moves to the athletics track

While a state of emergency is still in place at home, global sporting events are providing an irresistible opportunity for protesters to be seen...

CMG wants to make African port of Djibouti ‘new Shekou’

China Merchants Group, a Hong Kong-based conglomerate with extensive port business, is hoping to replicate the success of Shenzhen's Shekou Industrial Zone in development...

Kenyans mock Uhuru after receiving food donations from this ‘desert country’ – UAE

President Uhuru Kenyatta became subject to mass scrutiny from Kenyans after unveiling relief food from the United Arab Emirates on Friday, March 3.The President...

Ivory Coast: Investors demand the freezing of accounts of government owned agribusiness enterprises

The police in Abidjan have dispersed protesters belonging to an association of investors. The investors are demanding the freezing of accounts of agribusiness enterprises owned...

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Dubai to have tower dangling in the air from space?

A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.The speculative Analemma Tower...

Somaliland: NEC announces number of verified eligible voters, Political parties accept

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Somaliland released the list of eligible of voters in upcoming elections. The announcement followed voter registration...

Why Premier League coaches are obsessed with the ‘half spaces’

The men playing in the pockets are causing more tactical problems than ever this season and Premier League managers know it. Adam Bate looks...