NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — It’s the biggest cash prize available to former leaders of African countries, and no one was worthy this year – again.… Read more ›
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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Liberian-flagged Greek-owned ship and its crew of 21 Filipinos who were held hostage by pirates for eight months have been… Read more ›
(African Elections) – Former United Nations Secretary General Dr. Kofi Annan Thursday concluded his four-day trip to Kenya with a raft of recommendations on how… Read more ›
(Airlines and Destinations) – Embraer has delivered its 900th E-Jet, an Embraer 190 for Kenya Airways, in a ceremony held at the company’s headquarters in… Read more ›
(VOA) – Kenyan media outlets have organized the country’s first-ever live presidential debates, with the first one scheduled to air next month.
Debate organizers say… Read more ›
(Africa Review) – The chairman of the African Union Panel of Eminent Persons, Mr Kofi Annan, has rebuffed calls from a section of Kenya MPs… Read more ›
(BBC) – Sudan has expelled a Norwegian diplomat from the country in a tit-for-tat row over spying allegations.
The move was a response to Norway’s… Read more ›
NAIROBI (Capital FM) — President Mwai Kibaki has declined to assent to the amended Finance Bill (2012) that was passed by Parliament on Thursday October… Read more ›
KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese authorities have arrested suspects in an attack that killed four U.N. peacekeepers last week in the strife-torn western Darfur region, state… Read more ›
(AFP) – Ethiopia has released 75 Eritrean prisoners of war captured in March during a cross border attack on a military base, officials said on… Read more ›
(CNN) — Despite periodic violence and continued unresolved issues, Sudan’s president on Sunday authorized the reopening of all border crossings with South Sudan, state news… Read more ›
(BBC) – Islamist militants in Somalia have banned one of the last foreign aid agencies still working in areas under their control.
Al-Shabab says the… Read more ›
(BBC) – Five people have been killed and 23 wounded in an attack by rebels in the capital of Sudan’s South Kordofan state, government radio… Read more ›
(Reuters) – A Sudanese military plane carrying personnel and equipment to the strife-torn Darfur region crashed near the capital Khartoum on Sunday killing 15 people… Read more ›
(The Star) – Police in Mombasa this morning conducted raids on homes belonging to individuals suspected of being members of the Mombasa Republican Councils.
The… Read more ›
(The New Times) – Kenya Airways resumed normal operations yesterday, bringing to an end a weekend strike by pilots which had left many passengers stranded.… Read more ›
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president has appointed a new prime minister, a businessman who worked as a government economist in the 1980s.
Abdi Farah… Read more ›
(Bloomberg) – Kenya’s government said it will introduce new taxes and cut spending to cover the cost of a 25.5 billion-shilling ($300 million) wage increase… Read more ›
(FRANCE 24) – Three years after he was abducted in Somalia, French secret agent Denis Allex made a rare video appearance pleading with French President… Read more ›
(CBSNews) – Uganda has declared itself free of Ebola, the World Health Organization announced Thursday.
The last confirmed case of the disease that causes a… Read more ›
(New Vision) – Uganda has unveiled a new education programme dubbed, ‘Skilling Uganda’ meant to introduce short courses for school leavers at Primary Seven, Senior… Read more ›
Juba/Khartoum (Sudan Tribune)— South Sudan said it would not hold further talks with Sudan on the disputed area of Abyei and vowed to discuss the… Read more ›
KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed and eight wounded in an ambush in Sudan’s western Darfur region, the international peacekeeper force UNAMID said… Read more ›
JUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan’s security forces are shooting, torturing and raping civilians in the country’s east, rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday, urging… Read more ›
NAIROBI, KENYA (AFP) — Doctors in Kenya’s public hospitals on Wednesday spent their 17th day on strike to protest the dilapidated state of public health… Read more ›
NAIROBI, KENYA (Business Week)— The African Development Fund will finance a multibillion electricity highway project between Kenya and Ethiopia to the tune of $348 million.… Read more ›
BELETWEYNE/NAIROBI (IRIN) – Several people have been killed and thousands displaced after heavy rains in central Somalia’s Hiiraan Region caused the Shabelle River to burst… Read more ›
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Egypt’s Citadel Capital could be an investor in Uganda’s proposed $2.5 billion oil refinery project, the Egyptian private equity firm’s managing director… Read more ›
(Bloomberg) – Somalia deployed government soldiers in the center of the port city of Kismayo, three days after African Union forces captured the stronghold of… Read more ›
NAIROBI, Kenya (CapitalFM)– The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) held a meeting last week to facilitate a national position on the need to have policies… Read more ›
Kenya’s government is pushing licensed oil and gas explorers to speed up their work to meet the terms of their contracts. The government is threatening… Read more ›