Kenya: Kenyatta vs Odinga - Who's Been More Presidential?
On 11 August, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati declared Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of the highly contested August 8 presidential… Read more »
Africa: UN Publishes Pioneering Study on Gap Between Rich and Poor
The widest gaps in income between the rich and the poor in Africa are to be found in five southern African nations, as well as the Comores and the Central African Republic, says a… Read more »
Africa: Trump Adds Chad to U.S. Travel Ban, Lifts Restrictions on Sudan
President Donald Trump has included Chad in a new list of countries whose citizens are prohibited from entering the United States. But the ban placed on Sudanese travellers earlier… Read more »
Ethiopia: 13 Hurt in City Market Explosion - Report
13 people have been injured after a hand grenade was thrown by unknown attackers at a market in Jimma town in the Oromia Regional State, reports Fana Broadcasting Corporate. Read more »
South Sudan: Is Peace Possible Without Rebel Leader Machar?
Four years into the South Sudan crisis, a solution is yet to be found. Gruesome crimes continue, with millions displaced and hundreds of thousands facing famine, according to… Read more »
Ethiopia: Dozens Arrested After City Bomb Blast - Police
Bahir Dar city police say dozens of people are being held after a bomb exploded there yesterday, according to Addis Standard. No casualties were reported. Read more »
Ethiopia: Parliament Ends State of Emergency
Ethiopia lifted the state of emergency first imposed in October 2016, according to Addis Standard. An emergency session by members of parliament was called to make the decision on… Read more »
Burundi: Teenagers Go 'Missing' After U.S. Competition
Six Burundi teenagers who travelled to Washington, DC in the United States to take part in a robotics competition were reported as having gone missing after the competition was… Read more »
Africa: Faster, Better and Together - the Road to Inclusive E-Commerce in Africa
“Small is beautiful, small is powerful”. This is the creed embedded in the foundation of a global e-commerce giant: Alibaba. But the creed not only defines the genesis… Read more »
Kenya: Outrageous Accusations Odinga, Kenyatta Have Made About Each Other
As the August 8 general election draws near, tensions are flaring and the war of words between the leader of the main opposition, National Super Alliance, Raila Odinga, and the… Read more »
Africa: WHO Africa Health Forum App Leads the Way
You can meet the most interesting people at conferences. If you can make your way through the sea of people to get to them. The first Africa Health Forum organised by… Read more »
Africa: What the G20 Said on Africa
Excerpts most directly applicable to Africa drawn from the declaration of leaders of the G20 nations, issued after the leaders' summit in Hamburg on July 7 and 8: Read more »
Africa: South Africa Escapes Security Council Referral Over Bashir Non-Arrest
The South African government has escaped being referred to the United Nations Security Council for its failure to arrest President Omar al-Bashir when the Sudanese leader visited… Read more »
Sudan: Economy Ready For Take-off After U.S. Sanctions - Govt
Sudan's government is confident that they are ready to enter the African and international markets when the U.S. sanctions – frozen for the past six months – are… Read more »
Uganda: Does Museveni Know What 'Friends With Benefits' Are?
President Yoweri Museveni, speaking at the official birthday celebration of Queen Elizabeth II in Kampala, has described their relationship as "friends with mutual benefits". Read more »
Ethiopia: Govt Shuts Down Mobile Internet
Ethiopia's government offered no explanation for the national mobile internet shutdown, AFP reports. Read more »
Africa: Africa Rising - Tedros Elected to Head WHO by Wide Margin
After a bruising end to an aggressive campaign, Africa's choice to lead the UN World Health Organization prevailed over Britain's candidate David Nabarro at the World Health… Read more »
Africa: This World Health Organization Leadership Election Is Crucial, And It's Getting Ugly
There is less than a week to go in the race to be the next Director-General of the World Health Organization. And given the WHO's recent mis-steps, especially with regard to Ebola,… Read more »
Africa: WHO Vote – Will It Save Our Lives?
There is high drama in Geneva as health experts worry whether politics will outweigh accountability and experience in tomorrow's down-to-the-wire balloting for Director-General of… Read more »
Africa: British Politician Backs Africa's Choice for World Health Post
The former British Secretary for International Development and Conservative member of Parliament is supporting Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom over the UK's David Nabarro in tomorrow's… Read more »
Uganda: Ghetto Kids Crew Dances Better Than Chris Brown - French Montana
The popular U.S. rapper was recently in Uganda shooting a documentary called The Motherland. Read more »
Kenya: The Week That Was
The political week in Kenya began with all eyes on the National Super Alliance, in which a sometimes-tense coalition has to come to some agreement about who they will put forward… Read more »
Africa: World Bank Commits to 'Next Level of Economic Transformation'
The G20 finance ministers met last week in Germany to discuss critical challenges facing the global economy, from climate change to migration to humanitarian emergencies like the… Read more »
Tanzania: Who is Yusuf Manji?
Yusuf Manji, is a name which has been trending in the Tanzanian news recently. Although he is well-known for his successful business life, right now it's happening for all the… Read more »
Uganda/Mali: Cranes and Eagles Book Their Tickets Home #AFCON2017
Uganda at least grabbed something to take home with them from the African Nations Cup finals when they claimed a point in the 1-1 draw with Mali, a final group D game played in… Read more »
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