Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Donors Warn Ethiopia of Omo Conflict Risk From Rapid Sugar Plans

Development of the Ethiopian sugar industry in South Omo that will bring in migrant laborers may exacerbate conflict in the ethnically diverse region, according...

Kenya: MCA’s First Words After ‘Life in Boot’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7ouZf4JdVk] "I am alive dad and I am not going to die," these are the first words missing Juja ward MCA in Kiambu county...

Somalia and Egypt Unveil Plans to Build New Capital City

The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has announced plans to replace Cairo with a new city built to its east, while President of Somalia...

Billions of dollars for Egypt, vindication for Sisi

The stunning success of Egypt’s three-day economic conference in Sharm al-Sheikh could not have come at a better time, for the weeks prior had...

Nigeria Elections: Schoolgirls Abducted By Boko Haram Could Have Been Rescued, Says Former President

  Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s corrupt and incompetent government failed to act quickly enough to save more 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram last year,...

Warplanes bombard Boko Haram

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) warplanes yesterday sus­tained air raid on hideouts of Boko Haram in Yobe and Borno states. In the attack, many insurgents...

Duale denies Al-Shabaab negotiation offer

Majority leader in the Kenyan National assembly Mr. Aden Bare Duale has retracted a statement that he has reportedly made. Duale reportedly told BBC Somali...

Police in Nairobi arrest more than 500 Somalis in ongoing swoops in Eastleigh area

It is estimated that more than 500 Somalis were arrested in Eastleigh in a police operation in the area after reports emerged that Al-Shabaab...

Eagle’s eye view: Cam-equipped bird flies off Dubai skyscraper, sets world record (VIDEO)

Darshan the Eagle has set a new world record in a breathtaking mini-camera video that shows highest recorded bird flight from the tallest building...

South Sudan Received Chinese QW-2 Vanguard, New surface-to-air missile launcher

The civil war in South Sudan is a little more than a year old, but it won’t end for lack of fresh weapons. Recently,...

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Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich Arrested for Corruption

Kenya's finance minister has surrendered himself to the police after the chief prosecutor ordered his arrest over allegations of corruption. Henry Rotich is accused of...

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia

When a small car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the bustling port city of Bosaso in northern Somalia, local news reports chalked it...

Somalia: Over 20 Confirmed Dead at KM4 Suicide Bomber Explosion

Reports emerging from reliable sources now confirm that over 20 people have lost their lives at and around the first security checkpoint to the...