Monday, September 24, 2018

Djibouti, Eritrea agree to normalise ties strained since 2008

Eritrea and Djibouti have agreed to normalise ties a decade after a border dispute led to brief military clashes, officials said on Thursday after...

Somalia herders accuse KDF soldiers of ambush, torture

Eight Somali herders have accused Operation Linda Boni soldiers of attacking them on Monday and torturing them. They are recovering at Masalani Hospital in Ijara,...

Bobi Wine named among 100 most influential young Africans

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine and Humphrey Nabimanya, a television presenter and team leader at Reach A Hand-...

Cholera leaves 14 dead, 400 hospitalized in Maidaguri, Nigeria

Cholera has killed 14 people with almost 400 hospitalised in the past week in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, the Borno state health commissioner...

They kill people, hide bodies in Burundi, UN investigators say

Serious rights violations are continuing in Burundi, including summary executions and hate speech at the highest level of government, UN-appointed investigators said on Wednesday. In...

Kenyan community establishing own form of ‘instant justice’

Crime suspects in eastern town face punishment by civilians, but government condemns response as 'mob injustice' Mutuati, Kenya - On a bitterly cold night in July...

This is what Africans really think of the Chinese

Increasing Chinese investment in everything from small food enterprises to massive railway projects across Africa has drawn criticism and warnings of a future dependency...

Time for Somalia and Kenya To Unite?

Sometimes the unthinkable can become reality if we applied our minds to possibilities and fortunes beyond our ordinary imaginations. When in 2011 Kenya invaded...

Ethiopia: A 27-member Cabinet After Illey Takes The Helm of Somali Regional State

The Ethiopian Somali regional state parliament has on Sunday approved a 27-member cabinet. Ahmed Shide, Chairperson of the Ethiopian Somali Democratic Party (ESDP), told FBC...

IOM Facilitates the Return of 63 Rescued Ethiopian Migrants from Somaliland

Hargeisa: IOM, the UN Migration Agency Sub-Office in Hargeisa facilitated the return of 63 Ethiopian migrants who became stranded at sea for six days...

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How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...