Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Kenya: Al-Shabaab Military camp attack fuels Somalia pullout talk

Kenya was plunged into mourning yet again by another attack from the Somalia-based Al-Shabaab terrorist group. This time, however, the dead and injured were not...

Kenya: Corruption is still in full swing in the Judiciary

The latest graft disclosures in the Judiciary, in which it is alleged a clerk and secretary to a High Court judge were caught with...

Mugabe Visits South Africa, First Time In 21 Years

https://youtu.be/jN-qYfGf5Os Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is on his first visit to South Africa in 21 years seeking funds for his country’s crumbling economy, VenturesAfrica reports. South Africa is home...

CBE in Somaliland for business meetings

A Senior Level team from the National Bank of Ethiopia, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and Ethiopia Insurance Corporation have arrived in Somaliland. The delegation...

Suffocating security ahead of Obama’s Kenya visit

Presidential tours are always expensive, but especially so when the country being visited is, like Kenya, the scene of regular terrorist attacks. US and Kenyan...

Video: Leader Takes A Tumble During Visit To Harare Airport

The 90-year-old president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe,  falls down a flight of stairs after speaking to supporters at Harare international airport. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fty-Mfqhktw  

Raila Odinga consolidates his base ahead of 2017

Cord leader Raila Odinga has embarked on a discreet but powerful charm offensive to consolidate his support across the country and rectify mistakes that...

Boko Haram kills dozens in cross-border attack

Militants from the Islamic extremist group Boko Haramcrossed the border and attacked two towns in neighboring Niger, setting homes ablaze and killing at least...

Made In Africa: Johannesburg Startup To Make First Smartphones In Africa

Johannesburg-based startup, Onyx Connect, is set to become the first firm in Africa to manufacture smartphones when its starts rolling out its phones in...

Nigerian military says killed scores of Boko Haram militants, rescued 20 women and children

Nigeria's armed forces killed scores of Boko Haram militants and rescued 20 women and children as part of an operation in the Sambisa forest,...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...