Monday, February 19, 2018

Fight for Maiduguri, Over 100 Reported Dead

(Reuters) - More than 100 people, mainly insurgents, died in fighting on Sunday in Nigeria's Maiduguri, a local journalist counting bodies at the biggest...

Ongwen to know charges he faces, confirm identity at ICC

THE HAGUE: Notorious former Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen faces International Criminal Court judges for the first time on Monday, accused of war crimes...

Lungu drops Guy Scott and appoints woman as Vice President

  LUSAKA: Zambia's newly elected President Edgar Lungu dropped Vice President Guy Scott — who was briefly Africa's only white leader — from his administration when...

Erdoğan call “Al-Habesha” which “is the first country to accept Islam”

The high-level Turkish delegation led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan conferred with Prime Minister Hailemariam at the National Palace on Thursday (January 22). The...

Nigerian Voters Look to Ex-Leader To Loosen Boko Haram Grip

KADUNA, Nigeria — Boisterous crowds packed the streets for the retired general, while young men climbed lampposts, walls and billboards to glimpse his gaunt...

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...

Kenya: Police gun down six men linked to violent crime

Six suspected gangsters were killed in a gun battle with police on Thursday night. The 8.30pm incident started with a car chase at Githurai 45...

Israel pledges support for Kenya in war in on terror

By CHARLES WANYORO Israel has reiterated her support for Kenya towards fighting terror in the wake of persistent attacks by Al Shabab militia. Israel Deputy Ambassador...

Foreign-owned shops looted in S. Africa

JOHANNESBURG -- Local residents in South Africa's Soweto, southwest of the city of Johannesburg on Wednesday looted a number of foreign-owned shops. Looting was reported...

Turkey set to build economic zone in Djibouti

Turkey is set to build an economic zone in Djibouti as part of the former's efforts to encourage the Turkish business community to invest...

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Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid...
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Dahabshiil Group CEO calls on Somali Youth Empowerment at 1st Somaliland International Marathon Run

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies has called on fellow businessmen, community leaders and members of the general public...