Saturday, May 26, 2018

For medical workers in South Sudan’s war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

With the May-November rainy season, air evacuations become even more difficult In the absence of a functioning state, outside NGOs are left to provide healthcare...

Djibouti intrigue deepens

The dispute between the government of Djibouti and DP World runs on and on. The Dubai firm says that it still regards its concession...

How African governments try to control what is said online

Some governments are muzzling social media—except when it supports them. IN THE West, when celebrities post revealing videos on Instagram, they may find themselves mocked...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

Is Amina eyeing big seat in Kakamega?

A decision by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed to hold her homecoming in Kakamega today has left tongues wagging. The event will be graced...

DP World warns off potential Djibouti suitors

DP World has issued a statement warning that its concession agreement to operate the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) in Djibouti “remains in full force...

Junet: Raila’s blue-eyed boy shoots straight from the hip

It’s hard to tell when Junet Noor Mohammed is happy or annoyed. His face lights up with a smile whenever he talks. One woman voter...

Republic of Somaliland emerges as key player in Horn of Africa

The waters around it are deemed strategically vital for the GCC as they form part of the Red Sea and Bab Al-Mandeb Strait, one...

Revealed: How corrupt police officers abet smuggling of sugar from Somalia

On the night of March 22 this year, a convoy of ten 25-tonne trucks carrying sugar smuggled from Somalia was stopped by Kenya Police...

Somalia: Museveni puts death toll of UPDF soldiers in Al-Shabab attack to 8

President Museveni has put the death toll of Ugandan soldiers killed in the Sunday al-Shabab attacks on UPDF camps in Somalia to eight. In a...

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Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....