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African Union Summit 32 Concluded in Addis Ababa

African Union Leaders at the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, a two-day meeting held in Addid Ababa, Ethiopia.

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 to Produce Methane Gas from “Killer Lake”

Rwanda signed a $400 million deal to produce bottled gas from Lake Kivu, which reportedly emits dense clouds of methane. (Image for representation only).

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

Congo’s First Peaceful Presidential Swearing-in in Over Five Decades

Former Congolese President, Joseph Kabila presented the Presidential sash to new Congolese President, Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday.

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 Arrested in Nairobi Terror Attacks

The suspects believed to be involved in the Nairobi terror attack appear in court

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

Nairobi Terrorist Attack Under Control, Says Kenyan President

Kenya’s public complex in Nairobi was attacked by four armed militants on Tuesday. According to Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta the security forces have managed to kill all four gunmen

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

‘Beauty Beyond the Skin’: First Ever Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa

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’.

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.

Maryse Condé wins alternative Nobel Literature Prize

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

US Military Strikes Kills Al-Shabaab Militants in Somalia

Though they were driven out of the capital in 2011, Al-Shabaab militants still hold sway over the regional towns of Somalia

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 Based Eagle Hills Invests in Ethiopia

Eagle Hills launches project – La Gare in Ethiopia

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%

Ghanaian policewoman wins UN award for her contribution to UNSOM Peacekeeping

Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei at the UN Award Ceremony

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

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