Wednesday, November 14, 2018

EU announces €145 million in humanitarian aid for seven countries in the Sahel

Today the European Commission has announced over €145 million in humanitarian assistance for Africa's Sahel region in 2016 to address the basic needs of...

ICC issues four new warrants of arrest in Ruto’s case

The ICC has issued more sealed arrest warrants against Kenyans – this time four of them, three of whom sources say are close to...

5 deadly African Presidents still colonizing people of Africa

Aseas Afewerki: (Eritrean President) The first President of the State of Eritrea, a position he has held since its independence in 1993. The 30-year Eritrean...

Land Battles Between Islamic State, Al-Shabaab Threaten Kenya

Police have reportedly warned that the Somalia-based terror group Al-Shabaab may be heading towards Kenya.The warning comes after the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), backed...

Kenya: Mandera prison warder threatens residents with gun

A prison warder caused panic when he entered a kiosk in Mandera brandishing a Ceska pistol, claiming one of the customers had conned him. Jockatan...

Boko Haram: The Other Islamic State

While much of the world has been focused on the rise of the Islamic State, another proto-Islamic state has been waging a campaign of...

Soldier Who Survived Somalia Al-Shabaab Attack Kills Himself After Developing Mental Problems

A KDF survivor of the brutal Al-Shabaab attack on Kenyan forces in El Adde has committed suicide. The 52-year-old soldier Joash Ochieng Magar took his...

15 Facts about Ethiopia

Ethiopia is landlocked country located in Eastern Africa. It borders Kenya, South Sudan, Somali, Djibouti and Sudan. Here are interesting facts about this African...

Dubai Opens Door for Ethiopia in Somaliland

The global giant in port operations takes a 30-year lease on Port of Berbera, SomalilandDP World’s landmark deal with authorities in Somaliland to jointly...

Journalists arrested without charge in Djibouti

Officials in Djibouti should immediately release two journalists arrested this week, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police arrested Kadar

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...