April 19

April 18

  • Juba Clamps Down On Media Over Fighting


    As rebel forces loyal to South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar declared on Tuesday Apr. 15 that they had captured the key oil town of Bentiu, the government has been... Read more »

  • World Condemns Attack on UN Compound


    The United States and United Nations Security Council added their voices to the chorus of international condemnation of this week's deadly attack on the U.N. Mission in South Sudan... Read more »

  • Dozens Killed in Army-Police Clash


    According to news reports from Bal'ad, a town in the Middle Shabelle region, a fierce confrontation erupted today between government troops including the military soldiers and... Read more »

  • Good News for Somalis Sending Money Home [analysis]

    African Arguments

    Very good news on Wednesday when Barclays Bank agreed to give Dahabshiil, the Somali remittance company, sufficient time to find another way of transferring money from the UK and... Read more »

  • Africa, World Fail to Prevent Atrocities [column]

    AI London

    It was a haunting discovery: a terrified 11-year-old girl cowering in the corner of a ransacked house three days after her village had been attacked in a horrific act of ethnic... Read more »

  • Dozens Die in Cattle Raid

    Sudan Tribune

    At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan's Warrap state on Thursday, an official said. Read more »

  • Kenyans' Long Wait for Justice

    Deutsche Welle

    The trial of Kenyan President Kenyatta at the World Criminal Court is threatening to collapse due to lack of evidence. Survivors of the 2007 post-election violence fear they will... Read more »

  • Somalia - Military in Deadly Battle With Police in Middle Shabelle

    Garowe Online

    Fierce fighting has raged between the Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers and police officers in Middle Shabelle regional district of Balad of southern Somalia on Friday, Garowe... Read more »

  • Scores of Shabaab Suspects Arrested

    The Star

    65 Ethiopians suspected to be members of the Al Shabaab were arrested this morning in Ruiru. Read more »

  • Government Enhances Security in Mombasa

    Capital FM

    Security has been beefed up in Mombasa during the Easter holidays in the wake of terror threats. Read more »

  • At Least 58 Killed in Attack On UN Base in South Sudan


    At least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in Thursday's attack on a UN base in South Sudan sheltering thousands of displaced civilians, a UN official said. Read more »

  • Land and Tree Incentives Entice Kenyan Farmers to Save Forests


    A Kenyan government plan to increase the country's forest cover by giving local people incentives to plant and preserve trees is paying off, resulting in more productive farmers... Read more »

  • Deadly Attack On UN Base in South Sudan

    Deutsche Welle

    South Sudanese gunmen have killed more than a dozen civilians sheltering at a UN base. The shelter was home to at least 5,000 people who had fled four months of ethnic violence. Read more »

  • Nyaruguru - Genocide Survivors Praised for Recovery Strides

    News of Rwanda

    Southern Province Governor, Alphonse Munyantwari has praised Genocide survivors in Nyaruguru district for the significant emotional, economic and social progress, 20 years after... Read more »

  • Egypt's Development Projects Continue in South Sudan - Minister

    Egypt Online

    Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said his ministry is continuing the carrying out of a package of development projects in the fields of water resources... Read more »

  • Police to Prosecute Maalim for Incitement

    The Star

    It emerged yesterday that police will charge former deputy Speaker Farah Maalim with incitement as National Assembly Majority Leader Adan Duale defended himself over claims that he... Read more »

  • Tour Drivers Ask State to Categorise Them Under Different Operators

    The Star

    TOUR Drivers have appealed to the government to create a different category from PSVs for the tour operator's vehicles. Kenya Tourist Drivers and Guides Association vice chairman... Read more »

  • Bungoma Roads Chief Probe to Go Ahead

    The Star

    Embattled Bungoma roads boss Stephen Nendela with lawyer Henry Makhakara consult during the court proceedings A Bungoma court has allowed the assembly committee investigating... Read more »

  • I'm Not to Blame Over IDs, Says Kajwang

    The Star

    HOMA Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang has absolved himself from blame that he performed poorly during his tenure as Immigration minister. He has been accused of failing to register... Read more »

  • Kwibuka20 Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide

    The Star

    Rwanda high commissioner Yamina Karitanyi, UN resident coordinator Nardos Bekele-Thomas and ambassador Ruth Solitei during the Kwibuka20; Remembering 20 years of the Rwandan... Read more »

  • Kimengere in Prison Over Othaya Posters

    The Star

    OTHAYA politician David Kimengere who was on Wednesday charged in court over posters was remanded at King'ong'o Prison in Nyeri after he failed to raise a bond. Kimengere was... Read more »

  • KWS, Forest Service Set to Be Merged

    The Star

    The government is in the process of merging various parastatals with the aim of cutting operation costs and enhancing efficiency in service delivery. Read more »

  • Former PS Leting in Land Dispute With Neighbour

    The Star

    POLICE in Kapsabet are investigating a case in which a 10-acre maize plantation was sprayed with chemicals following a dispute between former head of civil service Joseph Leting... Read more »

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