Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Rwanda hosts 26th World Economic Forum on Africa, Somaliland Participates

Rwanda began hosting the 26th annual World Economic Forum on Africa from yesterday. More than 1,500 delegates from global and regional corporations are expected...

Why I’m proud to be African today

It’s not easy to get a sitting president to leave office. In some cases, corruption, violence, and institutional inertia have conspired to keep some...

Increasing role of private sector in development highlighted at TICAD

African leaders attending a development conference in Nairobi have pledged to place the private sector at the forefront to achieve economic growth. President Uhuru Kenyatta...

Are A Million Chinese Immigrants Building A New Empire In Africa?

More than one million Chinese have emigrated to Africa over the past couple of decades in search of the African dream. Author Howard French explores...

Kenya: Journalists threaten boycott political rallies over intimidation

The Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) has threatened to boycott events attended by politicians citing lack of security and intimidation by them. The union's Secretary...

UN’s Kutesa holds talks with Uganda, Egypt and Somalia

The President of the General Assembly (PGA) Sam Kahamba Kutesa has held talks with Egypt’s foreign affairs minister Sameh Shoukry in New York, USA.The...

Ethiopia govt agrees peace deal with Eritrea-based ‘ex-terror’ group

The Ethiopian government has agreed a reconciliation agreement with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), an ex-terror group that operated in the Oromia region of...

US Marines could lead the charge against Boko Haram

Marines could play an important role in containing — if not defeating — Boko Haram, according to a new study published just days after...

France charges soldier accused of sexual abuse in Burkina Faso

A French soldier accused of sexually abusing two girls aged three and five in Burkina Faso was charged Friday in Paris, a judicial source...

Will Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed turn into another African strongman?

African nations have heard talk of democracy before from the likes of Museveni and Afwerki. Will Ahmed be different? Since Abiy Ahmed was appointed Ethiopia's...

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Salah top, ahead of Tottenham's Heung-Min Son and West Ham's Robert Snodgrass Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has soared to the Power Rankings' summit and ousted Raheem...

Is role of traditional leaders in reconciliations, nation-building diminishing in Somaliland?

Somaliland tried to combine democracy and traditional governance and this formed the basis of the traditional elders’ confusion to adjust their role in order...

UAE amnesty-seeker sells bags to clear Dh60,000 rent

She hardly earns Dh1,000 by selling bags and other novelty items. Unlike many amnesty-seekers in the UAE who are struggling to make ends meet, this...