Monday, June 1, 2020

Nigeria says has pushed Boko Haram out of all but three areas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpOMSl8JbSo The Nigerian army said on Tuesday it had repelled Boko Haram from all but three local government districts in the northeast, claiming victory for...

Four killed, four injured as South Sudan raiders attack Turkana manyatta

Tension is high on the Kenya-South Sudan border, with over 300 families fleeing their manyattas after four people were shot dead by Toposa raiders in...

S. Sudan army capture rebel-held town in Upper Nile

The South Sudanese army (SPLA) said it regained more territory from the rebels on Monday when it claimed to have recaptured another town in...

German Lufthansa Airlines office in Djibouti, not Asmara

  According to Lufthansa Consulting Partner, Press Release  by Bruno Boucher, “Lufthansa Consulting has just announced the establishment of a regional office in Djibouti which...

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...

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Somalia NGO Consortium Strongly Condemns Killing Of Galooley Health Workers

PRESS STATEMENT The Somalia NGO Consortium condemns in the strongest terms the repugnant attack on civilian health workers in Somalia this week. Their abduction and...

Over 90,000 Mosques Re-open In Saudi Arabia

Mask-clad worshippers flocked to Saudi mosques that reopened nationwide Sunday – except in the holy city of Mecca – over two months after congregational...

Is Ethiopia Sliding Back Into the Dark Days?

The change in leadership in Ethiopia in 2018 heralded a new era that earned Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed a Nobel Peace prize in 2019...