Monday, September 24, 2018

Djibouti, AMISOM partners in illegal arms trafficking to Somalia and beyond, report says

The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea is...

Sudan: Forgotten musical heritage revived with violins and synths

Hugely popular across the African continent in the 70s and 80s, the music of Khartoum was almost extinguished in 1989 when the hard-line religious...

Kenya: Eliud Kipchoge breaks the marathon world record in Berlin

2 hours 1 minute and 39 seconds. Eliud Kipchoge has just sprayed the marathon world record in Berlin. The Kenyan clears the time of his compatriot,...

Deadly ethnic-based attacks erupt near Ethiopia’s capital

Government officials and residents said overnight ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, have killed several people and caused hundreds to...

Ethiopia: ONLF seeks self-determination for gas-rich Somali region

A rebel group in Ethiopia said it will demand a referendum on self-determination for the country’s troubled, gas-rich Somali region during landmark peace talks...

The sad similarity between Sri Lanka, Zambia and now Djibouti that best exemplifies China’s...

One such African country that is exhibiting all the red flag signals of going Sri Lankan and now Zambian way is Djibouti. In recent years,...

Somalia: MP Barrow under critical observation surviving assassination attempt

Member of Somalia Federal Parliament, Mohamed Mursal Mohamoud 'Barrow' was critically injured, Saturday evening, by a car bomb planted under the driving seat of...

Somaliland renews pact with Glover Park on PR relations

The Republic of Somaliland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has renewed its pact with Glover Park Group to advise the East African territory on communications...

Kenyan girls forced into sex in exchange for sanitary products

Exclusive: Research by Unicef finds 65 per cent of females in the Kibera slum had traded sex for sanitary pads Girls in Kenya are forced...

CAR: Poorest country in the world splashes all on weopons

The Central African Republic has the world’s lowest per capita income, but it is the world’s biggest buyer of weapons as a percentage of...

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How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...