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This dress got a female judiciary employee suspended in Uganda for indecency [Photo]

KAMPALA - A female court clerk and interpreter at the Kasangati Grade One Magistrates’ Court in Uganda was suspended on Thursday for dressing inappropriately after she demanded an explanation for a delay in her...

Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia Warns Chinese Companies on Labor Abuses

ADDIS ABABA - The Chinese embassy in Addis Ababa called an unprecedented meeting with all Chinese companies operating in Ethiopia last week, following repeated events such as labor issues and accusations involving Chinese companies...

Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018

NAIROBI - Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) following a Confederation of African Football (Caf) executive committee meeting in Accra. The decision was announced at a...

Somali journalists urge lawmakers to reject repressive media law

The amended and flawed media law, pushed by the new information minister Abdirahman Omar Osman and was passed by the cabinet in Mogadishu in July has dashed hopes for fostering a better working environment...

Somali PM warns arms embargo hampering security efforts

The Somali government has repeated its plea for world leaders to lift an international arms embargo, as the aid-dependent Horn of Africa nation continues to struggle with security threats from al-Shabab terrorist group. Delivering his...

Burundi urges DR Congo to probe killing of Burundi refugees

BUJUMBURA -- Burundi on Monday urged the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) to provide circumstances on the reported killings of at least 30 Burundian refugees last week on the Congolese territory. After being...

Sudan awards Ethiopian General top military medal

ADDIS ABABA – The government of Sudan has awarded General Samora Muhammad Yunis, the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defence Force, Sudan’s highest standard Military Victory Medal. The Ethiopian General received the medal...

Over 100,000 South Sudanese refugees relocated in Ethiopia in past year

ADDIS ABABA-- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced Friday that more than 100,000 South Sudanese refugees were relocated to camps in Ethiopia since September 2016. Since the eruption...

Up to 1,700 Burundi Refugees in Tanzania Return Home Voluntarily

The International Organization for Migration said it has voluntarily repatriated 1,666 Burundian refugees in Tanzania over the past two weeks. More than 400,000 Burundian refugees have fled to eight neighboring countries since violence surged in...

Fire guts 5 classrooms at Tenwek High School in Bomet

BAIROBI - At least five classrooms at Tenwek High School in Bomet have been gutted by night fire. Police on Friday said there were no casualties in the Thursday night fire as all students were...