Tuesday, July 23, 2019

China’s motive in South Sudan

By. Aljazeera TV Presenter: Nick Clark. African international relations and the rise of emerging powers in Africa The Foreign Affairs Minister of The People’s Republic of...

Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria estimates Baga deaths at 150

Nigeria says the number of people who lost their lives in an assault by Boko Haram militants on the town of Baga last week...

Sudan’s Bashir riding high as he launches re-election bid

By AFP KHARTOUM Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir launched his bid for re-election Sunday, facing little threat to his quarter century in power despite an ailing economy,...

Man wrestles with robbers after smash-and-grab

Johannesburg - Two men were arrested for attempting to steal a man's wallet from his car in Sandton on Thursday afternoon, Johannesburg metro police...

Egypt to begin vote for parliament in March  

Cairo: Egyptians will begin heading to polls in late March to elect their first parliament in more than two years, the election commission said...

Verdict Reversal Lets Yonas Out of Jail

Addisfortune Yonas Kassahun, an Ethiopian Diaspora from Germany The Federal High Court 12th Appellate Bench freed Yonas Kassahun, an Ethiopian Diaspora from Germany, from jail, amending...

Kenya Security Act Threatens Refugees

NAIROBI/DADAAB,  (IRIN) - Human rights groups are warning that Kenya's controversial Security Amendment Act still poses a threat to refugees' rights despite a high courtdecision...

Striving for peace in Central African Republic

BANGUI, 7 January 2015 (IRIN) - Civil society and religious organisations in the Central African Republic are working to rebuild trust and harmony in...

Drilling begins in Mandera as oil search gathers momentum

By IMMACULATE KARAMBU Drilling of the first well in Block 2B of the Mandera Basin has commenced as the search for oil in Kenya gathers momentum. The...

This Week in African History: 8 – 14 January

By Alistair Boddy-Evans   The Big Picture: Donald Woods escapes to Lesotho, Joy Adamson is killed in Kenya, Joe Slovo dies in South Africa, and two Libyan...

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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...