Sunday, August 19, 2018

Do Ethiopia’s Oromo People Have A Better Alternative For Modern Democracy?

Ethiopia’s Oromo people made headlines around the world when peaceful protests turned violent against government land use changes, prompting a state of emergency. Now Oromo voices...

Al Shabaab using KDF soldiers as human shields – Mwathethe

Samson Mwathethe has said reports suggest al Shabaab militants in Somalia are using some KDF soldiers as human shields. This brings to the fore al Shabaab's

Nairobi commuters in for a suprise cashlite Tuesday

The National Road Safety Authority has announced that commuters boarding public service vehicles from Kencom, GPO and Ambassador stages will have to pay using...

Djibouti the latest to fall victim to China’s ‘debt trap diplomacy’

The US has nothing to fear – that’s the message broadcast loud and clear by Djibouti’s government after its annexation of a key container...

For medical workers in South Sudan’s war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

With the May-November rainy season, air evacuations become even more difficult In the absence of a functioning state, outside NGOs are left to provide healthcare...

Obama Starts Talks in Ethiopia

U.S. President Barack Obama is in Ethiopia Monday for bilateral talks with Ethiopian leaders and to convene a meeting of East African heads of...

Kenyan Govt Lifts Curfew On Muslim Counties for Ramadan

Kenyan authorities have officially announced the lifting of security curfew in Msulim dominated counties inn North Eastern and coastal region. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery...

UAE TO GIVE ETHIOPIA $3 BILLION IN AID AND INVESTMENTS

The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major...
Kenya Plastic Bags

Kenya: How ban on plastic bags inspired innovators to create eco-friendly alternatives

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming...

South African ‘lifestyle resort’ endorsed by Nelson Mandela opens

Graça Machel sank to her knees and patted earth around the base of a 2m-high bushwillow tree seeded by her late husband, Nelson Mandela,...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...