Day: January 15, 2019

Morocco’s Push For Official Recognition Of Their New Year

Hundreds of people gathered in Morocco’s capital Rabat to mark the start of the Amazigh new year with a...

Ethiopia capital suffers fuel shortage as import route is blocked

The Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa has been hit by a severe fuel shortage as at Tuesday (January 15),...

Rugby and cricket stars to play for Lomu-Crowe trophy

The Black Clash cricket match will honour two sporting greats with the winning team to be awarded the...

Kenya: Dusitd2 Has Been Feted Twice Globally for Excellent Services

By Abiud OchiengBangkok-based hotel and resort chain, Dusit International, opened its five-star hotel in Nairobi in 2014, dubbed...

Kenya: All Buildings On 14 Riverside Drive Secured – Matiangi

By Njoki KihiuNairobi — Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi announced late Tuesday that the situation at the 14...

Global Warming: Severe Consequences for Africa

Record global greenhouse gas emissions are putting the world on a path toward unacceptable warming, with serious implications...

South Africa ‘confident’ Mnangagwa govt will ‘resolve situation’

The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) is "confident that the measures being taken by...

At least six dead in terror attack on upmarket Nairobi hotel complex – The Citizen

At least six people were killed Tuesday when an Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen stormed an upmarket hotel...

Groundbreaking Study highlights responses to Sexual Violence Against Children

Child sexual abuse and exploitation happen everywhere and are pressing concerns for both wealthy and developing countries alike,...

Rugby: The All Blacks are ‘vulnerable’, says everyone in the media

In case you hadn't heard, apparently the All Blacks are "vulnerable". The All Blacks ended their season last...

Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell, Virat Kohli

Another top order failure prevented Australia from reaching the 300-plus total needed to fend off India as Virat...

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital: witnesses

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Tuesday at crowds of people chanting "Peace, justice, freedom" in the capital,...

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast’s former strongman

Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, acquitted on Tuesday of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but...

Kenya: Kot Fury After ‘New York Times’ Publishes Bodies of Riverside Attack

By Evelyne MusambiKenyans online are up in arms against the New York Times after it published photos of...

Saddest day of my life, says Nwankwo Kanu after trophies, medals disappear in Nigeria

Nwankwo Kanu and his wife Amarachi Kanu at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London last year. Photo:...

Nairobi Dusit hotel attack: explosions, gunfire and rescue operation

Many people have been killed after a hotel complex came under attack in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.At least...

The Ugandan Entrepreneur Peddling Bamboo Bikes

At a workshop in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, Noordin Kasoma measured and cut a length of bamboo. Within a...

Security Council Press statement on the Democratic Republic of Congo

The members of the Security Council took note of the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI)...

Vietnam has much to teach South Africa

In this Dec. 15, 2018, photo, Vietnam's spectators cheer during the AFF Suzuki Cup final match between Vietnam...

Kenya: State House Cautions Against Sharing Terror Attack Photos

By LABAN WANAMBISIThe government has appealed to Kenyans not to share pictures from the suspected terror attack at...

Total lunar eclipse to produce rare ‘Blood Moon’

A rare total lunar eclipse, which will produce a rare 'Blood Moon', is expected on Monday next week...

Kenya: Five Dead, 30 Injured After Attack At Nairobi’s Dusit Complex

By Elizabeth Merab, Aggrey OmbokiAt least six people have died and 30 others have been rushed to various...

Gabon President Bongo back home a week after failed coup

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Gabonese president is being treated in Saudi Arabia Gabon's President Ali Bongo...

WATCH: 3 dead, internet still down as Zim tightens crackdown over protests

Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe's main opposition party said on Tuesday, as security...

Libya’s paramilitary force to ‘cleanse’ country’s south

A spokesperson for Libya's powerful paramilitary based in the eastern city of Benghazi says its troops are launching...

Archaeologists find Rome-era tombs in Egypt’s Western Desert

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman period in the country's Western...

‘Coordinated’ Nairobi attack included suicide bombing in hotel – police – The Citizen

An attack Tuesday on an upmarket suburb of Nairobi was a “co-ordinated” operation that included a suicide bombing in...

Kenya: U.S. Marines Respond to 14 Riverside Drive Attack

Photo: Daily Nation Motorists wait in traffic following an explosion and gunfire near Dusit Hotel in Westlands. By...

Kenya: Security Forces Swing Into Action After 14 Riverside Drive Attack

By Joseph MurayaNairobi — To avoid mistakes witnessed during the Westgate terror attack, Kenya's security forces systematically approached...

Kenya: Explosives Detonated Inside Car Left By Dusitd2 Complex Attackers

By Joseph MurayaNairobi — A team of police officers drawn from the Bomb Disposal Unit Tuesday afternoon detonated...

Kenya: This Is a ‘Suspected Terror Attack’ IG Boinnet Says

By David MwerePolice have termed today's attack at DusitD2 Hotel which left many injured as suspected terror attack....

Kenya: Explosion and Shots Fired At a Complex in Nairobi, Kenya

An explosion followed by gunfire has been heard in an upscale complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Witnesses report policemen...

Kenya: Revealed – How Attackers Carried Out Raid At Riverside

By Stella CheronoNairobi News has pieced together events that led to the attack at 14 Riverside office park...

Kenya: Here Are the Tenants of 14 Riverside Office Park, Scene of Bomb Attack

By Evelyne MusambiThe 14 Riverside office park that was scene of a bomb attacks on Tuesday has six...

Ghana: Is Ghana Becoming Morally Bankrupt?

opinion By Cameron DuoduThe banking system of a country is even more important than its Government. For Governments...

Gloucester Rugby’s South Africa international prop faces 12 weeks out after operation

Gloucester prop Ruan Dreyer faces around 12 weeks out after having an operation on his groin. The South...

Kenya: Man ‘Stabs’ His Wife 23, to Death Over New Hairstyle

By Macharia MwangiA domestic row ended tragically in Gilgil after a 28-year-old husband reportedly stabbed to death his...

Nigeria: All You Need to Know About Nigeria’s New Police Chief, Mohammed Adamu

Photo: Vanguard Abubakar Adamu Mohammed. Below is the official curriculum vitae of Nigeria's new Inspector General of Police,...

Kenya: Gospel Musician Willy Paul Survives Riverside Bomb Attack

By Sylvania AmbaniGospel singer Willy Paul on Tuesday survived the bomb attack at Dusit 2 Hotel located on...

Kenya: Do You Know This Woman Thief Filmed Stealing Phone in Boutique?

By Nyaboga KiageA video is making its rounds on social media showing a woman stealing a mobile phone...