Category: East Africa

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...

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

The stage is set for the country's first ever presidential debate. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Somalia: Suicide Bomber Targets Puntland Deputy Police Chief

Galkayo — A suicide car bomb attack targeting Deputy Police Chief Gen. ...