The US State Secretary Rex Tillerson is in a visit to five African nations that commenced in Ethiopia on Wednesday 7 March 2018. Today he is in Kenya and expected to visit Chad Nigeria and Djibouti. This visit is to highlight the strategies to counter terrorism and improve security, bilateral trade and investments.
International media outlets reported on fired US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s recent visit in East and West Africa whereas in his stopover at Ethiopia warned the continent on China’s dangerous huge economic engagement over Africa which “promotes dependency” and “undermines the sovereignty of Africa”.
Since becoming independent in 1960, Nigeria’s political history has been marred by several intricacies – tribal clashes, religious wars, oil wars, military coups etc. About 75% of post-independent years were spent under military rule and dictatorship. However, Nigeria’s violence has never reached the level of its African counterparts like Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo […]
At a time when the countries of the world are keen to prevent any external interference in their internal affairs, and while the investigations are being held to account any politician receiving financial or media support from foreign countries, the government of Tunisia wants to make the British Embassy take over supervising the rehabilitation of […]
The Muslim Ummah in Kenya was once again in rude shock on Friday, 16th February 2018, when one of its members Hania Sagar (wife of the martyred Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo) was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court in Mombasa. According to the Magistrates determined her crime is that she is a […]
Tanzania and international media outlets reported on Tanzania Revenues Authority (TRA) collections of up to 8.45% of revenue for the past few months. Speaking at a news conference in Dar es Salaam recently, TRA’S Director for Taxpayer Services and Education, Mr Richard Kayombo praised taxpayers for enabling TRA to raise such amount and the authority […]
On the anniversary of the Arab Spring in Tunisia on 13th Jan 2018, demonstrators were back on the streets not celebrating the anniversary but protesting once again at the state of the country. Tunisians are in a renewed state of anger. During the past few days, protesters took to the streets across the country, with […]
America has placed Sudan on the list of countries of “particular concern” regarding religious freedoms. In an official statement, published by the Sudan Tribune website, Sunday 7/1/2018, Gharib Allah Khidir, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry in Khartoum, said: “This announcement is inconsistent with the praise received by Sudan from many symbols and leaders of […]
At a time when the people of Sudan live a harsh economic situation, suffer from high prices, and hardship of living, under high poverty rates of more than 46%, inflation up to 35%, and unemployment that has made people’s lives hell. Under this suffering, the so-called Government of National Agreement has come up with the […]
After the Finance Act came into force, prices unprecedentedly increased in Tunisia, and some honest experts estimated that these increases could affect a fifth of people’s income. The government, which did not only abandon its responsibility to the hard workers, leaving them vulnerable to the exploitation of the monopoly of vegetables and foodstuffs “barons”, and […]
After the announcement of the KCSE results on 20 December 2017, the Kenyan media has covered a contradicting image of schools, parents, students and education trade unionists that used to be in jovial mood in the years dating back from 2015 and below and who are today in sadness and calling for the investigation of […]
The Khilafah state: The Inheritance of Prophethood that Unites the Muslims For sixty-two years, we repeatedly celebrate the annual celebration of the so-called Independence Day as an occasion of joy!! As our celebration is for the foundation of a nation state, we had to stop at the reality of this nation state: who created it, […]
In a statement the American Embassy in Khartoum officially demanded from the Sudanese Government to ”modify or annul the paragraph no. 152 from the criminal law concerning wearing shameful attire, so that it might agree with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights”. The American diplomatic delegation to Sudan criticized the stopping of thousands […]
In the framework of holding the second annual conference of the ruling National Congress Party, (NCP), the head of the Thought, Culture and Community Affairs Sector (Intisar Abu Najma), confirmed to the Sudan News Agency on 13/12/2017, the participation of a number of intellectuals, from countries including the Communist Party of China, and Vietnam, noting […]
Tanzania media has reported the Tanzania government’s demand of urging the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation into the circumstances that led to the killing of 15 of its peacekeepers last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Since the twenty-sixth of the month of November 2017 and until the date of writing this Press Release, the security agencies have been pursuing various newspapers by confiscating them, including: Akhir Lahdha, Al-Tayyar, Al-Jareedah and Al-Watan have been affected by these confiscations; which are carried out without stated reasons, or a specific charge for the […]
The neo-colonial scramble for the African continent has gone overboard between America who calls for embracement of democracy and multiparty and on the other side Britain the greatest colonial master calling for the retention of status quo with cosmetic changes to hoodwink the masses who are clamoring for genuine change.
Finally, President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for the second term in office in a ceremony attended by various heads of state and boycotted by the politicians from the opposition side. The fete has come when the country is engulfed with ethnic divisions, hate speech and loss of lives. In his inaugural speech, the […]
In an interview with Sputnik, published on Saturday 25/11/2017, President al-Bashir said, “Sudan faces major pressure and conspiracy from the United States, and the cases of Darfur and South Sudan have found support and backing from America, and under its pressure, South Sudan has been separated”, adding, “We have information that the US aspiration is […]
Once branded as the breadbasket of Africa, Zimbabwe was last Wednesday on 15 November 2017; put under political tension after its Military leaders seized control of the country in an apparent coup, deploying tanks in the capital city of Harare and placing 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe under house arrest. In a national televised address, the military […]
The US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, visited Sudan and met with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Finance, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces, representatives of the Ministry of the Interior and the National Security and Intelligence Service, as well as the Chargé d’affaires at the Sudan […]
In front of the parliament on Monday, Finance Minister Dr Mohamed Osman Al Rikabi said in a quick reply to a question about the bread crisis, “The problem will only be resolved by lifting the subsidies completely and distributing it to its beneficiaries.” The phrase lifting subsidies and distributing them to their beneficiaries is a […]
Kenyans were recently treated to the unmasking of democracy beyond reasonable doubt such that even the champions of democracy were perturbed and had nowhere to hide their faces when the true picture of democracy was laid bare contrary to their whims and covering plots.
Question: On 4/11/2017, Middle East published: “The conclusion of the Cairo meetings with an agreement on the unification of the Libyan military institution”. Libyan military officials had met in Cairo on 30/10/2017 under the announcement of restructuring the national army, noting that the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, began to lead Libyan talks with […]
Honourable Brother Ali Mirghani Al-Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Re: Reply to your Article: “Hizb ut Tahrir and the Al-Nahda Dam” In reply to your article “Hizb ut Tahrir and the Al-Nahda Dam” in Al-Tayar Newspaper (Issue 2050) from the 5th of November 2017, we express the following: First: We thank you for your […]
وَلاَ تَكُونُواْ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ مِنَ الَّذِينَ فَرَّقُواْ دِينَهُمْ وَكَانُواْ شِيَعاً كُلُّ حِزْبٍ بِمَا لَدَيْهِمْ فَرِحُونَ “Do Not Be Among the Polytheists Who Abandoned Their Religion and Became Sects Each Enjoying What It Has” (Ar-Rum, 30:31-32) The Supreme Court’s decision to order for a repeat of election on 26th October 2017 has sparked political tensions in […]
On Sunday night 08/10/2017, a naval patrol vessel that belongs to the Tunisian military crashed into a wooden boat at sea after a chase that lasted more than two hours. The boat was carrying about 100 migrants from Tunisia heading towards Italy. Dozens of Tunisian youths were killed. The bodies of eight of them were […]
Kenya is East Africa’s largest economy and is now plunging into another political conflict after the opposition’s pulling out of the 26th October, 2017 fresh elections. Raila Omolo Odinga (72yrs) said that his withdrawal would give the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) enough time to introduce reforms that will help deliver more credible elections. […]
In a statement following the conclusion of the extraordinary conference of the North Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM/A), led by Abdul Aziz Al-Helou, held in Heppan region, Southern Kordofan, from 4th to 7th October 2017, it was mentioned: “After extended discussions, the participants have agreed to the paper of critical issues including the right to […]
The rivalry and the battle between the main political divides; Jubilee coalition led by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga’s National Super Alliance has dominated the headlines in Kenyan media. Since the last general election held on August 8th, 2017 which Kenyatta’s’ victory was nullified by the Supreme Court on September 1st, 2017, heated […]