What Kenya and Somalia stand to lose: TENSION BUILDS UP

The Diplomatic row pitting Kenya against Somalia over oil and gas blocks in disputed territorial areas which were allegedly auctioned by Somalia could see the two countries lose tremendously.The tension sparked...

S.Sudan: People who fled violence tell us about their lives now (VIDEO)

Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | On Feb. 06, Joel Boutroue, representative of United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Uganda said that over 20,000 refugees from South Sudan have returned home as...

Ethiopian PM Abiy Leading Nobel Peace Prize 2019

The Nobel Peace Prize is arguably the most prestigious prize in the world. It is awarded annually by the Norwegian Nobel Committee to persons or organizations for their efforts and actions for...

Ethiopia: Samuel Breaks World Indoor 1,500m Record

Ethiopia’s Samuel Teferaupstaged compatriot Yomif Kejelcha to break the long-standing world indoor 1500m record* at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Birminghamtoday. Kejelcha, who last week came within 0.01 of the world indoor...

UGANDA TO RAISE FUNDS BY BONDS THROUGH MOBILE PHONES

Ugandans can now purchase government securities through a mobile money platform. This was approved during a cabinet meeting on Monday. The rationale is to reduce over-dependence on commercial banks and institutional investors...

Ethiopia: Will Kagame reforms at African Union continue?

The exit of Rwandan President Paul Kagame as the African Union chairman has left questions about the future of reforms that he initiated, whose implementation has been stalled by dithering by the...

Kenya recalls envoy, expels Somali ambassador

Kenya has recalled its ambassador in Mogadishu over alleged auctioning of oil and gas blocks in disputed territorial waters of the Indian Ocean. Nairobi...

Kenya claims Somalia “auctioned” oil and gas blocks in Kenya territory

Kenya is recalling its Ambassador to Somalia, Lucas Tumbo, in protest of the February 7 London Somalia oil conference. Kenya says Somalia “auctioned” oil and gas blocks in Kenya...

Ethiopia, Turkey Sign MoU on Cooperation in Higher Education

Ethiopia and the Republic of Turkey have agreed to further strengthen their long-standing cooperation on education. To such end, Minister of Science and Higher Education of #Ethiopia H.E. Dr. Hirut Woldemariam...

Ethiopia, Djibouti Sign Agreement for the Construction of a Pipeline Project

Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed an agreement for the construction of a pipeline agreement, which would help to export Ethiopia’s natural gas. Ethiopia’s Minister of Mines and Petroleum, H.E. Dr Samuel Hurcato,...