South Sudan’s president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal

JUBA - South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up...

Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopia border – Eritrean Press

ASMARA - Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarised border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation” with its giant neighbour and...

Kiir criticises the five vice-presidents formula

President Salva Kiir has criticised the South Sudanese peace mediators for introducing five presidents' post in the proposed government structure. Speaking at the swearing-in of...

Ethiopia appoints ambassador to Eritrea – Fana TV

ADDIS ABABA,- Ethiopia has appointed its first ambassador to Eritrea in two decades in the latest sign of rapprochement after a border war, the...

Train ferrying petroleum derails at Kibarani in Mombasa

A cargo train ferrying more 100,000 litres of petroleum from Mombasa port has derailed at Kibarani, causing traffic woes into the central business district...

Airbus inks deal to sell passenger planes to Uganda

Airbus said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement to sell two commercial passenger planes to Uganda as part of the country’s plan to...

The truth behind Kenya Power billing scam

In the Kenya Power annual report for the year ended June 2017, most of the company’s executive managers who are in the dock for...

Embu crash death toll rises to six

The death toll in the Embu County car crash has risen to six. Three people are still admitted at Embu Level Five Hospital following the...

Uganda Airlines signs deal to buy 4 Bombardier jets, two airbuses

Canadian Jet Manufacturer Bombardier Commercial Aircraft on Wednesday announced that it had signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional jets with Uganda...

Flags, flowers greet first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years

The first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years landed safely in Asmara on Wednesday to be greeted by dancers waving flags...

“Heartfelt joy” as first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years seals peace...

ADDIS ABABA- The first commercial flights from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years took off early on Wednesday, sealing a stunning reconciliation between the...

Ethiopia says reforms “to unleash private sector”

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely, as part of a major economic...

5 killed as van and lorry collide at Kibugua in Embu

Five people died and three others were seriously injured after the van they were travelling in collided head-on with a lorry in Embu County...

Museveni rejects Tax Procedures Act

PARLIAMENT. President Museveni has returned the Tax Procedures Amendment Act, 2018 to Parliament and demanded that MPs delete a provision that would have allowed the...

South Sudan foes to sign ‘preliminary’ power pact

Sudan said Tuesday that South Sudan's warring factions have agreed to sign a "preliminary" power-sharing deal this week, which would be followed by a...

Uganda: Three sons arrested over father’s death

PALLISA-Police in Pallisa District have launched an investigation into the murder of a 60-year-old man who was reportedly killed by his three sons, following...

Uganda joins world to mark Mandela’s birthday

Kampala. Mandela Day is not an event, but a way of life. This is how Prof Lekoa Solly Mollo, the South African High Commissioner, described...

Government collects Shs7billion from social media tax

KAMPALA-The government on Tuesday announced that they have so far collected Shs7billion from the newly-introduced tax on social media and mobile money transactions just...

Court releases Kenya Power managers

A Nairobi court has granted bail to senior Kenya Power managers accused of abuse of office. Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti on Monday released them on...

Kenya, Japan to fund Nairobi overpass to decongest CBD

The government is set to construct an overpass to link Enterprise Road to Nairobi Central Business District. The overpass also known as a viaduct —...