The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, a two-day meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, concluded on Monday, promising a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa The 32nd African Union Heads of State and Government Summit concluded, on Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the 2-day summit, African Union (AU) leaders focused on humanitarian issues with the official theme
Rwanda signs a $400 million deal with Gasmeth Energy to produce methane gas from one of Africa’s most famous Killer Lakes. Project presents country’s green agenda, says Rwanda Development Board. In an environmentally significant move, Rwanda government has signed a multi-million dollar deal to produce methane gas from Africa’s “Killer Lake,” the country announced on Tuesday. The $400 million deal was
The Democratic Republic of Congo concluded the peaceful swearing-in ceremony of their new President, Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday. This was the country’s first peaceful election since 1960 as former President, Joseph Kabila presented the Presidential sash to his successor Felix Tshisekedi was sworn-in as the new President for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday in the capital city of Kinshasa.
Six more people, who are suspected of involvement in the extremist attack in Nairobi, have been arrested. The total count of detainees has gone up to twelve now. Six suspects believed to have a hand in the extremist attack in Nairobi have been arrested. The police chief has shared that one of the detainees arrested earlier held a British passport and
A terrorist attack, claimed by militant group al-Shabaab, broke out in a compound in the Westlands district of Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday. By Wednesday, Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta assured citizens that the security forces had put an end to the attack, killing all gunmen An attack carried out by gunmen was unleashed on a Westlands district compound, comprising Hotel DusitD2 and
East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to host the first-ever edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant. The contest’s motto was ‘Beauty beyond the skin’ Thirty Contestants from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania came together to participate in the first edition of Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant in the Kenyan capital city of Nairobi.
Writer of Africa’s first epic novel, Maryse Condé is one of the most masterly writers from the Caribbean and has written viscerally on the ‘ravages of colonialism and post-colonial chaos in language’ and on black women’s trials and tribulations In the first year of seventy when the Nobel Literature Prize was suspended due to the unsettling #MeToo scandal that rocked
In efforts to weaken the hold of militant group in Somalia, the US launched airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants. As per the military’s Africa Command (Africom), the strike was carried out in Friday near Lebede, 30 November. It is an operation to support the UN-backed government there, which has been struggling with Al-Shabaab insurgency for years. The US military has carried out at least 37
Abu Dhabi firm, Eagle Hills has launched a massive integrated community development project, La Gare in Ethiopia. La Gare will cover 360,000 sq km of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa and would include multi-star hotels, leisure outlets, commercial units, and 4000 homes. The estimated value of La Gare is $2 billion and the Ethiopian government is reported to hold a 27%
Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei received the highest honour given by the United Nations to its female police officers deployed on peacekeeping duties, this Monday, November 19. She was given the UN Female Police Officer of the Year 2018 award in a ceremony co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN and the UN Division of the Department of