South Sudan: UN to Probe Reported Killing of 100

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan today dispatched a team to investigate reports that more than 100 people have been killed and many others injured in a cattle raid in the eastern part of the country. “The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has received information from local officials from Walgak in west Akobo that an attack More...

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Kenya: Kenya’s First Presidential Debate Set to Take Off

The stage is set for the country’s first ever presidential debate.   ( Resource: Kenya to Hold Presidential Debate According to the ‘Presidential Debate 2013′ Director of Operations, Francis More...

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Sudan: Khartoum Signs Ceasefire With Darfur Rebels

The Government of Sudan and one of the main rebel factions in Darfur have signed a ceasefire agreement to move the peace process forward, the United Nations-African Union mediator announced today. “This is More...

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Kenya: Security Operation Disrupts Livelihoods in Kenya’s Lamu

Lamu — As Kenyan security forces work to ward-off Al-Shabab insurgents, the military operation and the continuing insecurity in Kiunga, a remote border town in the coastal district of Lamu East, are disrupting More...

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Kenya: Countdown to Historic Presidential Debate

Nairobi — All the presidential candidates will participate in Monday night’s live debate following an order issued by the High Court. The chairman of The Presidential Debates Steering Committee Wachira More...

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Somalia: Suicide Bomber Targets Puntland Policeman

Galkayo — A suicide car bomb attack targeting Deputy Police Chief Gen. Muhyadin Ahmed Musse near the central Galkayo station occurred Monday morning, Garowe Online reports. According to eyewitnesses, a sedan More...

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Tanzania: Torrential Rain Batters Tanzania

Dar es Salaam — When the heavy rainfall came last month, floodwaters poured into Magdalena Lweno’s house and washed away her hard-won belongings: her mattresses, couches, television set, clothing and her More...

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Uganda: Opposition Leaders Accused of Giving Handouts

Police on Sunday evening at around eight o’clock moved swiftly and arrested the Vice President for Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Proscovia Salaamu Musumba on allegation that they were distributing basic More...

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Comoros: Farmers On the Comoros Celebrate First Fairtrade Sales

The tiny island of Comoros, one of the least developed countries in Africa, counts exactly 60 Fairtrade producers. After two years of Fairtrade certification the vanilla farmers from Provabe celebrated their first More...

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Somalia: Suicide Bomber Targets Puntland Deputy Police Chief

Galkayo — A suicide car bomb attack targeting Deputy Police Chief Gen. Muhyadin Ahmed Musse near the central Galkayo station occurred Monday morning, Garowe Online reports. According to eyewitnesses, a sedan More...