On Sunday, August 5, 2018, the opposing factions in the South of Sudan signed an agreement for dividing the power and the levels of ruling. This agreement was signed by the government of the South of Sudan represented by the party of Salva Kiir Mayardit and the People’s Opposition Movement of Riek Machar. In addition, […]
The Government has launched an operation to evict over 40,000 people from Mau Forest the largest drainage basin in Kenya with an area of 273,300 hectares (675,000 acres). The Forest is the prime source of numerous rivers which feed Lake Victoria the source of the Nile river, Africa’s longest river. In what is becoming a […]
On Saturday, 28/07/2018, a loan agreement between the Tunisian State and the World Bank to finance the budget support program, which will allow the government to obtain 1.280 billion dinars with a RIBA-based interest rate of 0.7% was approved by the Chamber of Deputies. Ziyad al-Athari, Minister of Development and Investment, claimed that Tunisia had […]
At a summit on 9 July 2018 in Asmara, Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed signed a “Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship” deal. The signed accord is summarized as follows:
Tanzania and International media outlets reported on arrival of a new aircraft of Boeing 787 Dream liner for Air Tanzania at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es salaam on 08/07/2018. The reception was made with a great joy, pride and boasting This aircraft is part of Air Tanzania`s plan to grow its […]
What happened on 08/07/2018 of the shedding of the innocent blood of the security forces in the state of Jendouba is a crime that is committed only by a coward mercenary betrayer, and is a resumption of terrible crimes, in which the blood of our noble sons are shed, to create compelling political positions that […]
Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under the blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.
Tanzania media outlets reported the President John Magufuli advises clerics to shun mixing politics and religion, insisting that by so doing they were likely to make the nation lose its direction. The President said it was high time for religious leaders to avoid using spokespersons who were purely not clerics, to avoid confusing their followers.
Once again, people were heartbroken by the drowning of dozens of young men who had fled from poverty, marginalization, lack of opportunities and humiliation and oppression by the government; which are the usual life aspects of Tunisia that the rulers insist on denying their existence and question their reality. These realities are directly linked to […]
Kenya is currently reeling from mindboggling mega financial scandals involving billions of cash alleged to be looted from public coffers. Such scandals are a repetition of what transpired in the Uhuru’s administration in his first term of leadership. What is so painful is that they are happening at a time when the citizens are languishing […]
After the nationwide boycott of the municipal elections, and after most parties and trade unions signed the Carthage Document agreeing on a broad change of the government, including its president, it was announced on Monday 28/5/2018 the suspension of negotiations on that document and keeping Youssef Chahed as prime minister for the forthcoming period.
On Monday 14/5/2018, President Omar al-Bashir issued decrees instituting limited amendments to the ministerial portfolios, including the appointment of seven federal ministers, five ministers of state and eight state governors, followed by another presidential decree on Tuesday 15/05/2018 appointing a minister and two governors.
The people of Tunisia, including the security forces, succeeded in marking an important position through their great lack of participation in the municipal elections, which was confirmed by a low turnout rate of 15% (if we counted the number of eligible voters). This sends a clear message to the rulers, parties, and the world’s public […]
At least 100 people have been killed and a quarter million left homeless in flood-related incidences since the start of spring flooding in Kenya. The most affected regions are Tana Delta, Tana River, Garissa, Isiolo and Kisumu. Widespread damage to crops and roads have occurred, as well as to water and sanitation infrastructure.
At least 15 people have been killed so far since heavy rains started lashing across the country. Kenya Red Cross has advised people in east and central regions to move to higher ground because of the flood risk. Two dams in Kenya are close to overflowing because of heavy rains, threatening the lives of thousands […]
The fuel crises in Sudan has prospered since last week which has impacted the public transport and personal cars in the capital and other cities. Hundreds of cars queued outside the fuel stations which led to the obstruction of traffic, thereby, increasing the misery and suffering of people. People are carried from one misery to […]
“The agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed by 44 countries,” said Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the African Union commission (AU). The creation of a free trade area billed as the world’s largest comes after two years of negotiations, and is one of the AU’s flagship projects for greater African […]
Day after day, it becomes clear to every observer of the public affairs that the only policy the state intends to embark on to address the economic and financial crisis is to sell the country’s property to the colonial companies under the false name of “reforming public institutions”. Their pretext in doing that is that […]
The visit was publicized by a senior State Department official as a follow-up to Secretary Tillerson’s hastily-arranged and poorly-attended meeting with African foreign ministers in Washington in November 2017. Although the ministerial meeting covered trade, development and security issues. Tillerson’s last trip was heavily focused on security cooperation and America’s support to its key African […]
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 […]