Saturday, December 16, 2017

GEORGE MKHWANAZI: Why Zimbabwe should be split into two states

'Matabeleland is bigger than Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Swaziland, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea and Djibouti, all found in Africa' This is the prologue...

NASA vow to swear-in Raila if IEBC declares Uhuru winner

NASA politicians have dared IEBC to declare Uhuru Kenyatta and his running mate William Ruto as president elect. The politicians on Saturday said if the...

“Ethnic clashes” in Ethiopia: setting the record straight

First, there are the undisputed events. Then there are the media reactions, and these – apart from a few rare exceptions, among them some...

In their own words: How drought is bringing despair to Kenyan herders

Turkana is one of several arid counties in Kenya in the throes of a prolonged and extreme drought. Most people in these areas raise...

The Land of Six Armies: Djibouti and the the Horn of Africa

It’s really nothing impressive at first glance. On paper, the tiny African nation boasts a population less than 900,000 people. The name it carries,...

Somaliland election campaigns kick off with first ever presidential debate

Self-declared independent state of Somaliland is gearing towards its third presidential election on November 13 in which 704, 089 registered voters are expected to...

Uhuru snubs vote crisis meeting, presses ahead with campaign

President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the election board for Thursday, saying he would instead spend the day campaigning...

Ethiopia Devalues Currency by 15 Percent to Boost Exports

Ethiopia's central bank devalued the Ethiopian birr <ETB=> by 15 percent on Tuesday, its first such move in seven years to boost lagging exports. The...

Ethiopia secures release of 134 citizens from Oman prisons

Ethiopia has secured the release of 134 of its citizens from prisons in Oman and facilitated their return to Addis Ababa. The Foreign Affairs Ministry...

South Africa Social Media: Big Brother, and his brother, are watching you via data...

“Tweet, Twitter, twat.” A phrase coined by a newsroom colleague perfectly describing inane social media frenzies. Jokes aside, posting your information to sites like...

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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...