Ethiopian troops are being deployed to aid Somali’s army in reclaiming a town from Islamist militant groups Al-Shabaab. According to reports, the Ethiopian contingent has arrived in the city of Baidoa and will assist local forces with retaking the town
East Africa has developed something of a reputation for gender equality in politics over the years. Rwanda has a higher percentage of women in parliament than any other country in the world while Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda are also among the highest
Collectively, East African nations have some of the most ambitious green energy goals in the world. Like many parts of the “developing” world, it makes little sense for Africa to invest further in non-renewable power. The key to prosperity for
Kenya is ranked as the country with the cleanest air in the world, according to a new report by Eco Experts.
When it comes to developmental goals, there are a number of African nations that excel. Last year, Business Insider told us six of the world’s thirteen fastest growing economies were African, with Ethiopia topping the list. This has been the general
A young Somali journalist was killed was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Mogadishu on Sunday.
At least two people have been killed and five more injured after Kenyan police opened fire on a crowd of protesters in the western city of Kisumu.
Two activist groups in Kenya have sued the government over its plans to close the world’s largest refugee camp.
The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has warned the international community that more is needed to avert humanitarian crises due from future El Niño weather shifts.
A former Somali defence minister has been killed in a car bomb attack claimed by militant group Al-Shabaab.
At least 50 people have been killed and more than […]
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One of Uganda’s leading opposition groups says President Yoweri Museveni […]
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Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Sunday, […]