Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Over 200 More Covid-19 Related Deaths Recorded in South Africa

South Africa has reported a further 216 Covid-19-related deaths, bringing the total number to 4 669, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday. Seven deaths...

The U.S. Wants to Manufacture Russian Weapons

See that Russian Kalashnikov rifle? That Russian mortar and anti-tank rocket? It might be made in America. The U.S. Army wants to acquire arms designed by...

Unresolved Tensions, Grievances Partly Fuel Violence in Ethiopia

Violence in Ethiopia underscores unresolved ethnic tensions Oromia, one of the regions in Ethiopia’s ethnically constituted federation and the country’s most populated one, also happens...

Past Egypt-Somalia Relations Turns From Warm to Lukewarm at Best

Ambiguity, tension and possible escalation surround the future of Egypt-Somalia relations due to the latter’s unclear position on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and...

Why The World’s Powers Are Jostling For Djibouti

As China tries to control the seas, Djibouti becomes a very important player in India's strategic interests. Djibouti – situated at the mouth of the...

Donkey Blamed for Plane Crash in Somalia

A Kenyan plane owned by Bluebird Aviation crash-landed in Beledweyne, Somalia on Tuesday, July 14 after trying to avoid hitting a donkey on the runway. The...

Gulf Rivalries Could Impact Horn of Africa Stability

Some speculate that Ankara’s military intervention in Libya may be part of a plan to bolster support for opponents of the Sudanese political transition. Gulf...

Nile Talks Founder, Escalating Tension Between Africa Powers

African Union-brokered talks ended without an agreement on a disputed dam project on the Nile River’s main tributary, potentially ratcheting up tensions between two...
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Sudan Hands Out Cash To Ease Economic Crunch

Sudan has begun distributing cash handouts under an internationally backed plan to help millions cope with an economic crisis aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic,...

East Africa Still the Fastest Growing Region in Africa Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the region's economic growth was projected at more than 5 percent, well above continent's average of 3.3 percent and...

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Somaliland: Minister Koore Urges Ethical Reporting on Migrants

At a two-day training workshop, IOM, in conjunction with the Somaliland Ministry of Information, held for senior journalists, Minister Koore urged ethical reporting at...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Claims 24 Killed in Mogadishu Army Base Raid

Al Shabaab, the Islamist fighters of Somalia, today, claimed they killed 24 soldiers at a raid they executed in an army base just down...

Convalescent Plasma: Promising Experimental Treatment for Covid-19 Replicable in Somaliland

The Covid-19, which broke out in China in late 2019, especially in Wuhan province, has wreaked havoc in the world, sparing no region and...