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Addis Ababa News

Sudan restores ties with Israel

This year Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates signed a peace accord to end hostilities and normalize relations with Israel. The United States and Israel will boost trade with Sudan and help the confl...
Nairobi News

Uganda ‘pop’ sensation turned MP Bobi Wine arrested during an office raid

The Uganda Security forces detained popular pop star turned politician Bobi Wine on Wednesday in a raid at his offices in Kampala. The opposition MP’s real name is Robert Kyagulanyi and this is not hi...
Cairo News

Will Libya be divided to East and West Libya?

The rapid development of events in Libya have led to the consent of the rebel general Khalifa Haftar  to talks with the internationally recognized government in Tripoli. They would seek a peaceful s...
Nairobi News

Kenya Vs Djibouti, a tussle for top UN seat

Kenya just bagged a seat as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, but it did not come without a diplomatic tussle from Djibouti who posed a serious challenge.Kenya has just grabbed the UN...
Marrakesh News

Is Morocco an oasis of peace and stability in the restless region?

The Europeans associate the Kingdom of Morocco with high-end tourism on one hand and migrations from Africa to the European continent on the other hand.   Among the African states Morocco is neares...
Cairo News

Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Hosni Mubarak gained prominence as a career military officer, a role that earned him a distinction for his performance in the Yom Kippur war. After the assassination of the then-president Anwar Sadat,...
Cape Town News

Cyril Ramaphosa hails Germany-South Africa relations

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has promoted relations with Germany, hailing the two nations as important trading partners as he met with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. The German l...
Nairobi News

Kibra's by-election clashes

September 5, 2019 was a big day for the Orange Democratic Movement as they released a list of 10 candidates approved for the nomination for the Kibra parliamentary seat after falling vacant following...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia and Eritrea declare end of war

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign peace agreements.  The successful high-level meeting between the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea has laid the foundations for a new era of peace between the two countries wh...
Addis Ababa News

Arrests after Addis Ababa bombing

Some 30 arrests have been made as a result of the bombing in Meskel Square on 23 June that killed three people and injured over 150. Among those held are the deputy police commissioner of Addis Ababa...
Cape Town News

Patricia de Lille gets more time as Cape Town mayor

Court asks more time to deliberate de Lille suspension by the Democratic Alliance. Patricia de Lille has returned to work as mayor of Cape Town after the high court of the Western Cape decided that h...
Cape Town News

Mayor of Cape Town fights back against dismissal

Patricia de Lille is taking her case against the Democratic Alliance to court. Patricia de Lille, the mayor of Cape Town, who has been dismissed from her party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), and as...
Cairo News

Egypt re-elects Sisi as president

Sisi sweeps to inevitable victory in lop-sided election race. Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 per cent of the vote, securing a landslide victory - as was widely ex...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia gets new prime minister

New Ethiopian prime minister from the Oromia region. Abiy Ahmed was sworn is as Ethiopia’s new prime minister by the country’s legislature on 1 April only a few days after he had been voted in as cha...
Cairo News

Presidential election underway in Egypt

Sisi expected to win easily against minor opposition candidate. Egyptians are casting their ballots in a presidential election that is running from 26-28 March and is certain to secure a second four-...
Dar Es Salaam News

Tanzania threatens to shut churches after criticism of president

Religious organisations in Tanzania face having licenses revoked. Tanzanian churches whose preachers "mix religion with politics" face being closed down according to a statement issued by the country...
Nairobi News

Odinga calls off inauguration ceremony

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga drops plans for mock inauguration. Kenya's opposition has called off plans for an "inauguration" ceremony of its leader Raila Odinga, of the National Super Allia...
Nairobi News

Kenyatta to be sworn in on 28 November

Supreme court upholds result of Kenyan presidential re-election. Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta of the multi-party Jubilee Alliance will be sworn-in for a second term at Nairobi's Safaricom Kasarani...
Nairobi News

Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidential re-election

Opposition leader Odinga calls for election re-run within 90 days.Incumbent Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the presidential election re-run on 26 October, winning near...
Nairobi News

Tensions high as Kenya prepares for presidential re-election

Foreign diplomats warn of growing insecurity ahead of 26 October poll. There are concerns over "growing insecurity" in Kenya ahead of the presidential election re-run on 26 October, according to a gr...
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