Thursday, November 15, 2018

Generation Africa calls for film stories to curb migration

Generation Africa, a project by South Africa-based non-profit Social Transformation and Empowerment Projects (Steps) is calling for stories on migration to develop into documentaries...

India, Japan join scramble for military bases in Djibouti

India is all set to get access to the vital Djibouti military airbase, thanks to the proposed defence pact with Japan. Indian PM Narendra...

Cameroon pays high price for joining Boko Haram fight

What's behind 5 suicide bombings in just 13 days in Cameroon?A month ago, the main market in the Cameroonian town of Maroua was bustling...

Kenya: Faulty fuel testing kits expose Kenyans to adulteration

Kenyans may be filling their vehicles with adulterated fuel even as the State pays hundreds of millions of shillings for defective testing kits. The kits,...

Drilling begins in Mandera as oil search gathers momentum

By IMMACULATE KARAMBU Drilling of the first well in Block 2B of the Mandera Basin has commenced as the search for oil in Kenya gathers momentum. The...

In Niger, anti-smuggling efforts risk trading one crisis for another

The migrant smuggling industry has brought jobs, stability and wealth to northern Niger. Which is why countering it is fraught with risk. With unprecedented flows...

‘Africa is one place the UK cannot afford to overlook’: Is Brexit the perfect...

Abdirashid Duale is a British-Somali entrepreneur who has founded companies worldwide. He is the Chief Executive of the international funds transfer company, Dahabshiil. As Prime...

US gives KDF helicopters to fight Al-Shabaab

The United States government has given six new helicopters to the Kenya Defence Forces - KDF - to shore up the campaign against Al-Shabaab...

To activists’ dismay, POLYGAMY persists across Africa

The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene Atenyo's mind when her husband could not account for his most recent pay. When she...

Kenya: Al Shabaab terror alert issued in Coast after leaked intelligence report

A terror alert was issued at the Coast on Thursday after a leaked intelligence report showed al Shabaab militants could be planning an attack. The...

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Somaliland: 1500 to begin registration for National Service

According to an announce the Director of the National Service program, Mohamed Hussein ‘ Mu’addin’ made public, Wednesday, 1500 university graduates will begin registering...

4 African presidents who have shown great kindness

Kindness is not the first thing that comes to mind whenever a politicians name is mentioned. It is even harder to believe that presidents...

Is Constitutional Reform Long Overdue in Somaliland?

Constitutional reform can help fulfil twin goals of ending political under-representation and cracking down on instability in Somaliland, writes Liban Ahmad. The Fifth Somaliland President,...