Monday, September 24, 2018

Kenya: No place for complacency on Shabaab threat

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas...

Kenya:  15 Chinese arrested in South C ‘brothel’, Nairobi

Immigration Department says its officers have arrested 15 Chinese nationals for allegedly engaging in prostitution in Nairobi. The suspects, who were allegedly found in a...

Djibouti, AMISOM partners in illegal arms trafficking to Somalia and beyond, report says

The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea is...

Sudan: Forgotten musical heritage revived with violins and synths

Hugely popular across the African continent in the 70s and 80s, the music of Khartoum was almost extinguished in 1989 when the hard-line religious...

Kenya: Eliud Kipchoge breaks the marathon world record in Berlin

2 hours 1 minute and 39 seconds. Eliud Kipchoge has just sprayed the marathon world record in Berlin. The Kenyan clears the time of his compatriot,...

Deadly ethnic-based attacks erupt near Ethiopia’s capital

Government officials and residents said overnight ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, have killed several people and caused hundreds to...

Ethiopia: ONLF seeks self-determination for gas-rich Somali region

A rebel group in Ethiopia said it will demand a referendum on self-determination for the country’s troubled, gas-rich Somali region during landmark peace talks...

The sad similarity between Sri Lanka, Zambia and now Djibouti that best exemplifies China’s...

One such African country that is exhibiting all the red flag signals of going Sri Lankan and now Zambian way is Djibouti. In recent years,...

Kenyan girls forced into sex in exchange for sanitary products

Exclusive: Research by Unicef finds 65 per cent of females in the Kibera slum had traded sex for sanitary pads Girls in Kenya are forced...

CAR: Poorest country in the world splashes all on weopons

The Central African Republic has the world’s lowest per capita income, but it is the world’s biggest buyer of weapons as a percentage of...

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Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...

Sexual misconduct disgraces ‘America’s Dad’

Bill Cosby’s downfall from “America’s Dad” to convicted felon will reach its final chapter in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Monday, when a judge will...

Djibouti cannot act as if DP World port concession is terminated: Court

Court extends Order to prohibit interference with DP World’s right to manage Doraleh Container Terminal S.A. (“DCT”) The High Court of England and Wales in...