Sunday, April 22, 2018

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

Kenya tells UN to close Dadaab camp after Garissa attack

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has called on the United Nations to close the Dadaab refugee camp and relocate more than 500,000 Somalis. Dadaab, near...

Increasing role of private sector in development highlighted at TICAD

African leaders attending a development conference in Nairobi have pledged to place the private sector at the forefront to achieve economic growth. President Uhuru Kenyatta...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency to stop protests

The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency effective immediately following a week of anti-government violence that resulted in deaths and property damage...

Human rights groups to Ethiopia: Where is jailed journalist?

Human rights groups are asking Ethiopia’s government to immediately disclose the whereabouts of a popular local journalist who has been behind bars since October...

Dahabshiil appeals for help to save starving millions in EA

Leading financial services company Dahabshiil is urging for concerted efforts by government, corporates and non-governmental organizations to save millions of East Africans from starving...

President Uhuru, Raila crack the whip on violent aspirants

As the election fever rises in the country, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga have taken drastic measures to contain their troops...

An Odinga Win in Kenya Means Diplomatic Recognition for Somaliland

The elections in Kenya matter not just to Kenyans but to the rest of the African continent and the world. On August 8, two political...

Museveni on Somalia: We are not employees of the UN

Uganda was the first country to deploy in Somalia in 2007, under AMISOM to restore peace in the Horn of Africa. President Yoweri Museveni has...

Ethnic violence displaces hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians

Lifting her robe the young woman revealed undulating scar tissue blanketing her breasts, stomach, and extending up her neck and along her arms. “They poured...

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DP World should rethink port deals in Somalia: Foreign Minister

DP World’s agreement “bypassed the legitimate authority” of Somalia Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World DPW.DI should reconsider its...

How African governments try to control what is said online

Some governments are muzzling social media—except when it supports them. IN THE West, when celebrities post revealing videos on Instagram, they may find themselves mocked...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...