Monday, May 29, 2017

Somaliland: Q & A session with HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign...

On Thursday 20 April Africa Research Institute hosted HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland, who addressed guests and answered questions...

Ethiopia: Exporting Electricity – Exemplary Move to Socio-Economic Development

Exporting electricity, for Ethiopia, is surely becoming a profitable business and helps to establish itself as a major power hub in Africa. Since 2014,...

As famine looms, malnutrition and disease rise sharply among Somali children – UNICEF

As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition and...

Uganda: Sheikh Kamoga, 13 Others Choose Silence

The leader of the Tabliq Sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 other accused persons yesterday chose the option of remaining silent as a form...

Anxiety as Safaricom suffers technical hitches, users unable to make calls, use internet

Safaricom customers were unable to make calls on Monday after the company experienced a technical fault on its network. Services were disrupted countrywide following the...

Saudi military base in Djibouti on track

Deal was intitally discussed in March and comes at a time when relations between the two countries have been steadily growing Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud...

China rapidly expands port, military base in Djibouti

China has not stopped investing in Djibouti, a country in East Africa bordering on Somalia and Ethiopia. Beijing continues to construct a military base and...

Future of Somalia lies in the hands of AMISOM

Funding to Amisom is being cut even as more is being given to UN peacekeeping missions At the end of last year, Ethiopia withdrew thousands...

Terror suspect Farid Awadh found dead in Naivasha after fleeing in 2015 [VIDEO]

A terror suspect who escaped the police dragnet in 2015 was found dead in a forest in Naivasha on Saturday. Police had been looking for Farid...

‘No One but China Offers a Long-term Partnership in Djibouti’: President Guelleh

"In order for the port of Berbera to capture the Ethiopian market, the 280 km of road connecting the port to the Ethiopian border...

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Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

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President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...