Saturday, December 16, 2017

1,891 Burundian officers leave Somalia for home

Burundian troops from the 32nd and 33rd battalions are returning home after a year in Somalia, under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The...

Coca-Cola to move HQ from Nairobi to SA amidst anxiety

The giant Coca-Cola Company has downgraded its massive regional headquarters in Nairobi and relocated most of its operations to South Africa and Nigeria in...

Report offers ‘lessons’ from El Adde attack for KDF and Amisom

“The underlying problem was the KDF’s poor operational setup and procedures at El Adde,” the report asserts. Several shortcomings on the part of the Kenya...

Kenya: Nation Media Group to fire staff, shut down Nation FM, QTV

Nation Media Group will fire some of its employees in a plan aimed at changing it into a "modern 21st century digital content company". The...

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...

12 African Countries Where It’s Easy To Register A Foreign Company

Africa is known for its vast potential of mineral resources. It is a great investment destination for foreign business organization from across the world. Investors’...

Why Tensions Have Cooled between Ethiopia and Eritrea

The June 2016 border clash between Ethiopia and Eritrea reflected renewed tensions between the two countries that have been mutually hostile since their 1998...

Israel: No promised land for Ethiopian Jews

Recently in the northwestern Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar, I had the pleasure of encountering an Israeli tourist who was displeased by the superior...

Four officers feared dead after gunman opens fire at Kapenguria Police Station

Four police officers are feared dead after a gunman opened fire at police officers on duty at the Kapenguria police station in West Pokot County...

Police killing Muslims in the name of fighting terrorism – Joho

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has strongly condemned Thursday’s killing of two terror suspects in Junda saying the government has started assassinating Muslims in the...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...