Friday, February 23, 2018

CCTV’s Faces of Africa: South Africa, Somalia

The Junk Art Family South Africa is a vast and fascinating country.  At the southern most tip is Cape Town, a beautiful city that has...

Sudan’s Bashir riding high as he launches re-election bid

By AFP KHARTOUM Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir launched his bid for re-election Sunday, facing little threat to his quarter century in power despite an ailing economy,...

An Odinga Win in Kenya Means Diplomatic Recognition for Somaliland

The elections in Kenya matter not just to Kenyans but to the rest of the African continent and the world. On August 8, two political...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Kenya

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya. The 32-year-old Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist announced his arrival via his Facebook page where he pointed...
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Will ‘Ambazonia’ be Africa’s newest country?

We also ask why Chad was added to Trump's travel ban, and meet a filmmaker who took a personal journey into the world of...

States adopt new funding model for African Union

The African Union faces a litmus test in its quest to be self-reliant as it moves to implement a new funding model that will...

Somalia remains volatile, problematic

Threats of improvised explosive devices usage by terrorists and inadequate defense stores to fortify the defensive positions of troops he commander of Uganda’s contingent deployed...

Ethiopia worried that Gulf crisis could destabilize Horn of Africa region

Ethiopia says it is concerned about the wider security implications arising from the ongoing Gulf crisis on the Horn of Africa region. Prime Minister Hailemariam...

In Niger, anti-smuggling efforts risk trading one crisis for another

The migrant smuggling industry has brought jobs, stability and wealth to northern Niger. Which is why countering it is fraught with risk. With unprecedented flows...

Egypt’s Islamic State Branch Claims Deadly Sinai Attack

The Islamic State's branch in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a wave of deadly attacks that killed 15 Egyptian soldiers and three civilians the...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...