• October 1, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Many dead in Kenya building collapse

At least five people have died, and scores were injured after a six-storey building collapsed  Monday (September 26) in Kiambu, central Kenya. If several were extracted from the rubble alive during …

William Ruto sworn in as President of Kenya

A whole audience of heads of state and governments waited for William Samoei Ruto at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi. The officials attended, Tuesday, the inauguration ceremony of …

Kenya presidential election: Supreme court validates William Ruto’s win

Kenya’s Supreme Court has unanimously validated the presidential election results of the vote held last August that saw vice president William Ruto declared winner with 50.5% of votes. Chief Justice and …

William Ruto promises to “deport Chinese” if elected in Kenya

Kenya’s deputy president and presidential candidate William Ruto has said he will deport Chinese nationals from jobs that could be done by Kenyans if he is elected in August. The August …

Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki dies

Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has died aged 90. The announcement was made this Friday by President Uhuru Kenyatta who praised his predecessor as a great Kenyan. Mwai Kibaki served two …

2,000 police ‘mentally unfit’ to serve – Kenyan IGP

About 2000 police officers in Kenya are mentally unfit to serve in the police service, Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai. The IGP made this revelation on Tuesday during a meeting with …

Extreme hunger threatens 28 million people in East Africa- Oxfam

Up to 28 million people in East Africa are at risk of extreme hunger due to hikes in food and commodity prices most of which is as a result of the …

Kenya to receive $750 million from World Bank

The World Bank has approved a $750 million loan for Kenya, aimed at supporting the East African country’s 2022 budget. Kenya would have to carry out some necessary reforms in its …

warnings of possible attacks- Kenya beefs up security

Kenya has tightened security in the capital, Nairobi and other cities in the country after several European countries warned of the risk of possible attacks. Heavily armed police officers were patrolling …

Most anticipated African elections in 2022: A “test” of Africa’s Democracy

Elections have proven to be a fundamental contribution to democratic governance. Despite its aim of allowing a peaceful transfer of power, some elections are often marred by substantial violence. For instance, …