Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Egypt court rejects election law as unconstitutional

An Egyptian court has ruled that parts of the country’s election law run counter to the constitution. On Sunday, Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court rejected as...

Many linked to 1998 bombings guilty or dead

  NEW YORK: A guilty verdict issued in a New York court last week marked the ninth conviction related to the 1998 attacks on the US...

Rwanda urged to take action against BBC over genocide documentary

KIGALI: Rwandan investigators on Saturday urged the government to take action against the BBC and ban its radio programmes from the country's airwaves over a...

Flooding kills at least 14 and displaces thousands in Madagascar, Uproots houses

Floods in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo and the surrounding area have killed 14 people and forced more than 21,000 from their homes, authorities said on...

Daily Nation Editorial Friday: Crush Shabaab menace

The UN Security Council’s extension by one more year of the African Union Mission to Somalia is a huge vote of confidence in the...

Rescued Kenyans tell about their work ordeal in Angola

  What appeared to be a turning point of good fortune for two men on a plane to Angola was, in fact, the beginning of...

Building peace should not just be left to Executive arm of the government

Last week, the African Leadership Centre jointly hosted a three-day conference at Wilton Park. Bringing together over 40 academics and policy practitioners from around the...

Libya PM accuses Turkey of arming rival Tripoli faction

Libya’s internationally recognized prime minister has accused Turkey of transferring weapons to a rival faction in the nation’s capital of Tripoli, vowing his government...

Nigeria’s president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency...

Foreign shop owner set alight in South Africa

Nine arrested in Johannesburg suburb as xenophobic attacks on foreigners sweep Rainbow Nation. Police in South Africa say nine people have been arrested after a...

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Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...

Somalia: Federal Government faces stiff criticism at Brussels forum

President Farmajo and EU's Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini are jointly chairing Somali Partnership Forum in Brussels which entered its second and final day,...