Nasa MPs paralyse Parliament committees

Opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) has defied Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka’s directive that they submit names of its members who will sit in the...

Kenya: 4 killed, 8 hurt in post-poll-petition violence, say police

Four people died and eight others were injured in violence that followed the Supreme Court decision to uphold re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta on...

Tanzania: TPA arrests seven suspects over theft of mooring ropes

TANZANIA Ports Authority (TPA) has arrested seven people over theft of mooring ropes from international ships that temporarily anchor at deep sea. TPA Director General...

Sudan’s Bashir asks Putin for ‘protection’ from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to...

As Kenyatta’s presidential innaugration gets closer, opposition threatens parallel innaugration of...

By Njeri Kimani,            Najeri.Kimani@alleastafrica.com NAIROBI- As Uhuru Kenyatta takes his oath for the seat of Presidency on 28th November for his...

Somalia remains wary as UAE walks back its dramatic political moves...

While the UAE government assured of its intentions towards improving ties with Somalia, Somali government stymied by the use of political brokers and a...

Ethiopia becomes largest recipient of FDI in Africa F

President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Dr. Mulatu Teshome said Ethiopia has become the largest recipient of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in...

Magufuli consoles Sykes’ family

President John Magufuli has sent condolences to the family, relatives and friends of former Dar es Salaam City mayor, Kleist Sykes, who died at...

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia tensions over dam flare up again

CAIRO  — Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries Sudan and Ethiopia flared up again Thursday over the construction and the effects of...

Rwanda: Civil rights group petitions for government to release Diane Rwigara

A civil rights group has petitioned the government of Rwanda to release Diane Rwigara, presidential aspirant who is in prison together with her sister...

Uganda: Striking doctors won’t go to heaven – Priest

LIRA: A Catholic priest in Lira District has asked medical practitioners currently striking over salary discrepancy countrywide to call off the strike or they...

Museveni promises pay raise for soldiers, promotes SFC, CMI commanders

KAMPALA. President Museveni has hailed the UPDF for its devotion towards ensuring national security as he announced a salary review for army officers. General Museveni, who...

Museveni tells Sironko mudslide victims to relocate

President Yoweri Museveni has paid tribute to mudslide victims in Rusave village, Masaba Sub county in Sironko district. On August 28, 2017, mudslides hit Masaba...

PCP leader continues meetings with political forces over Sudan’s peace initiative

KHARTOUM - The Popular Congress Party (PPC) Wednesday announced that it will continue its meetings with political forces within the framework of its initiative...

Museveni attacks MPs, calls them parasites

As the debate on presidential age limits rages, President Museveni has denounced some ruling party MPs opposed to amendment of Article 102(b) of the...

UN warns Sudan over call to send Darfur displaced home

The United Nations said Tuesday that Sudan had to disarm militias in Darfur before those displaced by the conflict could return home, rebutting a...

Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi flees after Al-Shabaab fallout

A Kenyan who rose through Al-Shabaab ranks to become the poster boy for the terrorist organisation is on the run after falling out with...

Raila Odinga returns after 4-day break in Zanzibar

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga jetted back in the country on Wednesday evening after a four-day break off the coast of mainland...

Rwanda open to host over 30,000 African immigrants from Libya

Rwanda could host up to 30,000 African immigrants currently stuck in Libya where they are exposed to all forms of abuse, including being sold...

130 arrests, 7,830 weapons seized in North Darfur arms collection

The Governor of North Darfur, Abdelwahed Yousef Ibrahim, has reported the arrest of more than 130 people suspected of several violations, including criminal records,...