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 […]
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 […]