Friday, April 3, 2020

Kenya, Ghana and Ethiopia Confirm First Coronavirus Cases

Kenya, Ghana and Ethiopia all confirmed their first coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours as the global pandemic picks up pace around the...

AfCFTA to Boost Intra-African Trade, Eliminate Tariffs, Other Inhibiting Hurdles – Report

The AfCFTA Report launch event was attended by more than 130 experts, from Kenya, Burundi, South Sudan, Somaliland, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Ethiopia. The implementation of...

Kenya: DARE 1 Internet Cable Reaches Mombasa

DARE 1  partners already have put plans in place to have the cable linked to Somaliland port city of Berbera and the region after...

Old Scores Fuel Farmaajo Ambitions Perceiving Kenya as Stumbling Block

In Summary: Farmaajo’s ambitions are partly fuelled by his political upbringing. He is following the same route as Siad Barre, who was his clansman. ...

Uganda to Support Somaliland’s Bid to Join IPU

Somaliland has expressed her desire to join the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yassin Hagi is on a working visit to Kampala...

Kenya: Schools Close in North-east Kenya After al-Shabaab Targets Teachers

Authorities face criticism for withdrawing teaching staff from an already marginalised region where education is badly needed A series of targeted killings of schoolteachers by...

Kenya: Muslim Clerics Urge Government to Withdraw KDF from Somalia

Muslim clerics have called upon the government to rethink its strategy and withdraw the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) from neighbouring Somalia. Speaking to the Nation, Kenya...

Ethiopia Suspends Berbera Share to Develop New Port in Sudan

Ethiopia also took a 19 percent share on the new development of Berbera Port but it was reported this week that the project is...

Kenya: Mandera Still Badly Affected by Somalia Clashes

There is still tension in Mandera town a week after two Somalia military camps clashed in the neighbouring town of Bulahawa, the effects of...

Kenya Interior CS Leads Security Delegation to Mogadishu Over Border Tensions

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday agreed to send a delegation of security chiefs to meet his Somali counterpart Mohamed Farmaajo, in a move that...

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Somaliland Suspends FlyDubai, Air Arabia Flight Licenses

According to a televised report by the Somaliland-based Horn Cable TV, the government of the Republic of Somaliland notified the head offices of FlyDubai...

Somaliland: Captain Saeed Duale, Soccer Super Hero, Passes Away

Captain Saeed Duale Hogsade, one of the best superheroes in soccer during the late '60s o mid-80s passed away peacefully in Aden, Yemen, Wednesday,...

‘Somalia’ Gets Another Debt Relief. This Time from Paris Club.

The Paris Club of creditor nations agreed on Tuesday to restructure Somalia’s debt, including immediately canceling $1.4 billion owed by the impoverished Horn of...