During the Francophonie Summit held in Armenia on Thursday 11th October 2018, French President Macron could not hide his hostility against Islam and the Muslims. In a passionate war speech, Macron praised the president of Tunisia, Essebsi, and blessed his campaign against the rules of the Qur’an and his battle against those whom he called […]
The level of neglect of the health and environmental situation in Tunisia has reached its lowest, and the spread of various kinds of mosquitoes, insects, and stray dogs has become common in all cities. The country has been threatened with epidemics and contagious illnesses, which are not usually see except in ravaged countries due to […]
It is reported that Somalia has fully met all the 27 requirements of global funds of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that was conditioned in order to relieve from its withstanding debt (Radio Dalsan, 22/09/2018). Furthermore, World Bank has approved $80 million in grants to Somalia to fund public finance reforms, marking the first disbursement to the […]
The capital city of Kassala has been hit with a deadly viral infection called Chikungunya or the kankasha illness, as the locals call it. The government, as usual, has remained silent at the beginning of this deadly illness until activists raised awareness about this illness through social media platforms and the media, which forced the […]
Tanzanian media outlets reported on the Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania Mrs. Samia Suluhu Hassan’s statement urging religious leaders to mould youths on good morals, since many of them have been embraced western values which leads to moral deterioration.
It is known that the military Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who did not receive the high school “Baccalaureate” but “his makers” interceded for him and got him admitted to the military college, despite him being a middle school graduate, had overthrown, in a military coup on 6 August 2008, the first elected president in Mauritania […]
President Bashir announced the dissolution of the national reconciliation government and the institution of the presidency, the appointment of a new prime minister, the reduction of the number of ministries to 21 ministries, after previously being 31 ministries, as well as the reduction of ministers of the state by 50%. Bashir said that the aim […]
African leaders gather for a two-day summit in Beijing focused on economic ties with China amid increasing criticism of its debt-laden approach to aid in the developing world. President Xi Jinping hosts leaders from more than 50 African countries for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation starting on Monday.
The people of Kenya are paying a 16% Value Added Tax on all petroleum products in a move that defied parliamentary vote to delay the tax for two years. The implementation of the contentious 16% fuel VAT contained in the Finance Bill 2018 comes into effect after a five-year grace period that commenced on 2013. […]
British Prime Minister Theresa May concluded her African trip with a visit to Kenya on Thursday, 30 August 2018. Before her arrival in Kenya, she had visited South Africa on Tuesday and Nigeria on Wednesday. Her visit was the first in five years in sub-Saharan Africa and second in 30-years to Kenya by a British […]
On Monday 27 August 2018, President Uhuru Kenyatta will hold talks with his US counterpart Donald Trump in Washington. In a statement released by the US Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, President Trump invited President Kenyatta for a meeting in the White House to discuss growing trade between the two countries and finding a lasting solution […]
In the past few days, the transport crisis in the capital city of Khartoum has worsened, as large stations became empty of public transport, and became overcrowded by people, men, women and children, leaving people between one of two options: either working by feet or holding expensive deals with owners of private vehicles to transport […]
In recent months, media outlets have been reporting on a high wave of defections, where a number of opposition politicians quit their parties and joined ruling party (CCM). The latest is a defection of Chadema Party MP from among prominent city constituency, a high level Civic United Front (CUF) leader, and other opposition MPs and […]
In a heart-rending incident, 22 students and a woman drowned on Wednesday morning in the Beheira district of Nile River State when their boat capsized while they were on their way to the Kabnah basic schools on the other side of the river. The boat was carrying about 40 students, including a group of brothers, […]
Beji Caid Essebsi, on Monday, 13 August 2018, chose to comply with the decisions of the European Union issued on 14/09/2016, and to seek the imposition of Western laws on the equality of inheritance between men and women, despite the overwhelming popular opposition to these laws in which imams and professors of Al-Zaytuna participated.
On Monday, 13/8/2018, Al-Akhbar Newspaper reported that a man has stabbed three people with a knife causing them serious bodily harm in a row in Omdurman, Salha district. This is because one man jumped the queue to get the bread on the backdrop of the bread crisis. The newspaper reported that a large number of […]
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.