Saturday, January 28, 2023

Human rights groups to Ethiopia: Where is jailed journalist?

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Human rights groups are asking Ethiopia’s government to immediately disclose the whereabouts of a popular local journalist who has been behind bars since October...

Kenya: Mandera Still Badly Affected by Somalia Clashes

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

US Suspension of Aid to Ethiopia Showcases Trump Disregard of Africa

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America’s Department of State recently suspended $130 million worth of aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of progress” on negotiations pertaining to the construction of...

Sierra Leone’s vice president quarantines himself for Ebola

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Sierra Leone's vice president has voluntarily quarantined himself after one of his security guards died from Ebola. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana on Sunday decided to...

Somaliland: President Bihi Receives Visiting Ethiopian Somali, Oromo States Delegations

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Visiting, high-level delegations from Ethiopia's Eastern Somali and Oromo Regional States' delegations paid a courtesy visit to his His Excellency the President of the...

The Broken Dreams of Desperate Migrants Fleeing Africa for Saudi Arabia

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The people smugglers promised Fentahun Derebe passage to Saudi Arabia, where the young Ethiopian could make more money than he had ever dreamed of,...

British millionaire faces life in jail after dam collapse on his Kenyan farm kills...

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Resulting torrent was so severe it all but destroyed three villages and left bodies six miles away A British millionaire has been charged with manslaughter...

Al Shabaab militants attack Wajir, kill two

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Two people were killed Saturday morning after suspected members of the Al Shabaab militia group attacked Dagah area in Tarbaj, Wajir County, some 630...

Can AU Tackle Security Challenges in the Sahel?

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African leaders meeting in Mauritania last week pledged to redouble efforts aimed at curtailing and defeating extremist groups on the continent, especially in the...

Here is Why Kenya’s Rift Valley Lakes Are Rising

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The East African Rift Valley sits between the Afar Triangle in Ethiopia and Mozambique. Within it lie a series of freshwater and alkaline lakes...