All posts by: Goytiom Kidane

11 June 16

EU Considers Working with Sudan, Eritrea to Stem Migrant Influx

The European Union is considering plans to work with African nations Sudan and Eritrea on stemming the flow of migrants entering southern Europe.

07 June 16

US Kills Al-Shabaab Leader Behind Kenya’s Garissa Tragedy

The Al-Shabaab leader who orchestrated an attack on Kenya’s Garissa University in 2015 has been killed during US airstrikes in Somalia.

03 June 16

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Hotel Attack Kills 15 in Mogadishu

An attack carried out by militant group Al-Shabaab at a popular hotel in the Somali capital has killed at least 15 people.

02 June 16

UN Renews Sanctions Against South Sudan

The United Nations has unanimously voted to renew and extend sanctions against the country of South Sudan.

31 May 16

Sudanese Families Flee Libyan Cities Seized by ISIS

Hundreds of Sudanese families have fled a number of Libyan cities which have been seized by Islamist militants ISIS.

31 May 16

Rwanda: RSSB Under Pressure Over Investment Choices

Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB), the country’s only pension custodian, is under the spotlight once again, after a report looking into its investment decisions was released by the Auditor-General.

23 May 16

Sudan Plans New Measures to Curb Rising Dollar Prices

Sudan’s government on Saturday said it plans to announce new measures over the coming weeks to curb the rising cost of US dollar prices on the black market.

21 May 16

Burundi Government Refuses to Negotiate With Opposition At Peace Talks

The Burundi government will attend peace talks in Tanzania on Saturday but once again refuses to negotiate with opposition members.

19 May 16

Ethiopia: Activist Blogger Sentence to More Than 5 Years in Jail

An Ethiopian blogger and activist has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after a lengthy and controversial court case.

18 May 16

South Sudan: Famine Looms As Violence Continues

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned more than 5 million people – almost half the population – in South Sudan could face acute hunger over the next few months.


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