Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Sexual harassment claims point to African Union employment malpractices

The African Union on Friday said an internal investigation had found sexual harassment to be "prevalent" within the organisation. The admission comes after a committee...

Ethiopian Airlines steps up hunt for African connections

Ethiopian Airlines is accelerating its strategy of weaving a patchwork of new African routes to soak up traffic on the continent and fly customers...
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US Assistant Secretary for African Affairs to visit Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea and Djibouti

The United States Department of State’s top diplomat on African Affairs will travel to Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, and later on to Germany from...

Abiy’s nationalism outmaneuvers tribalist Jawar Mohammed’s old Qerro

The Oromo people had legitimate political and historical grievances. Sadly, they were unable to organize a political party that could articulated their grievances and...

‘Somali’ gunmen abduct Italian aid worker during shootout in Kenya

Gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer in southeast Kenya and shot five people late on Tuesday, police said, in the first abduction of a foreigner...

JSC asks President Kenyatta to appoint Judge Warsame

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) now wants President Uhuru Kenyatta to officially appoint Court of Appeal judge Mohamed Warsame as commissioner to the powerful...

Child bride auction goes viral in South Sudan, sparks outrage

Five hundred cows, two luxury cars, $10,000, two bikes, a boat and a few cell phones made up the final price in a heated...

Kenya set to revive shipping line in partnership with Mediterranean

Kenya plans to partner with Mediterranean Shipping Company in a bid to revive the National Shipping line. President Uhuru Kenyatta says the national shipping line...

New UN Report flags Al Shabaab threat to Kenya red

The terrorist group Al Shabaab still remains a real security threat to Kenyan and East African security agencies, according to the latest report by...

AU summit concludes with several key reforms adopted

The extraordinary summit of the African Union closed today (Sunday) with several key reform decisions adopted in efforts aimed at improving the effectiveness and...

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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...