Monday, April 23, 2018

Spotlight on women’s role in ensuring peace and security

In the run-up to the African Union (AU) summit from 7–15 June in Johannesburg, South Africa, the role of women in peace and security...

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...

Burundi threatens to sue AU, pull out troops from Somalia

Burundi has threatened to sue the African Union (AU) over failure to pay its peacekeeping troops in Somalia. President Pierre Nkurunziza said the Burundian forces...

Lesotho Awaits Election Outcome

  Lesotho's early elections went smoothly on Saturday and it is hoped results will be declared on Sunday, news agencies report. The Lesotho News Agency (LENA)...

Djibouti would welcome Turkish military base, Djiboutian ambassador says

Djibouti is open to any kind of approach from Turkey such as building a military base to secure the Red Sea, Djiboutian ambassador to...

Accused in Mpeketoni attacks acquitted for lack of evidence

Four men charged with killing 72 people in 2014  (Mpeketoni) have been freed by the Mombasa High Court. Justice Martin Muya acquitted matatu driver Dyna...

Analysis: Does team Trump have an Africa plan?

When Kenya's top court annulled last month's presidential election results, Donald Trump's mind was elsewhere. The US president was tweeting about stock market growth...

Boko Haram commander arrested in Niger Republic – Reuters

A suspected leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist group was arrested and several weapons including rocket launchers seized from his home in the town...

Boko Haram ‘loses ground’ in Nigeria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RaqTOoKeQ0 Military sources in Nigeria say their ground forces are starting to reclaim areas seized by Boko Haram militants. In the past months, the Islamist group...

Machar calls for an internationally brokered process to review S. Sudan peace deal

The former First Vice President and leader of SPLM-IO, Riek Machar, has called on the International Community and the African Union to launch a...

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Visiting UAE Delegation Smooth Ruffled Feathers with Somaliland

Following an undiplomatic outburst from the UAE's often rash Minister of State, Anwar Gharghash, alleging that the Emirates' ongoing construction of military base  and takeover of...

US, Somaliland to join Commonwealth? Farage drops BOMBSHELL about Brexit trade: BREAKTHROUGH

NIGEL Farage told listeners there is an "incredible interest" from American officials in joining the Commonwealth as an associate member, after he spoke to...

When it comes to atomic Arabian ambitions, UAE wins the race

Abu Dhabi is punching well above its weight with its recently completed nuclear power reactor and growing engagement in regional politics hile recent debate has...