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Ethiopia PM meets U.N. rights boss: Human rights, democracy top agenda

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday held a meeting with Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations Human Rights chief who is on an official visit to Ethiopia. According to the Facebook page...

‘No protests tomorrow’: Tanzania police tells citizens to keep calm

Tanzania’s police has urged residents of the city of Dar es Salaam to calm down and ignore calls for demonstrations on Union Day tomorrow. The April 26 protests have been banned by authorities even though...

President Kiir vows to crush rebels

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has vowed to crush the rebels fighting to dislodge him from power. President Kiir told a military parade at the army headquarters in Juba on Tuesday that many people were...

Raila: Kenya should adopt a three-tier government

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has called for a review of the structure of devolution. Mr Odinga, who rallied the country to support the building bridges to the New Kenyan Nation Initiative agreed upon between him...

Rwanda tells citizens to dig, repair drainage channels after heavy rains kill 18

Rwanda’s minister for disaster management and refugees has urged citizens in disaster prone areas to to dig holes retaining rain water around their houses in order to mitigate loss and damage from heavy rains...

South Sudan president rejects opposition calls to quit post

JUBA- South Sudan President Salva Kiir has rejected opposition calls for him to resign as part of efforts to end a civil war, accusing anti-government groups of making “unreasonable demands” in peace talks. Despite several...

24 years on, Rwanda genocide survivors endure grief, pain

Irene Mbabazi’s story of survival during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi is extraordinary: She was protected by the daughter of a man considered a top leader of the Interahamwe militia who executed the...

Uganda to get Shs144b loan to fight sex abuse

KAMPALA- A Cabinet decision to borrow $40m (Shs144b) to fight sexual abuse in the country was informed by a World Bank demand for the government to safeguard women working at public infrastructure construction sites, this...

Tanzania’s April 26 anti-Magufuli protests, U.K. warns citizens to stay safe

The United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued a security alert in respect of Tanzania, cautioning Brits to stay safe during planned anti-government protests. The April 26 protests have been banned by authorities...

Officials seize 700 bags of charcoal from Uganda

Kenya Forest Service officers seized 700 bags of charcoal illegally imported from Uganda. The officers arrested one person and impounded two lorries in Nakuru that were ferrying the contraband on Tuesday evening. Mau Forest regional boss...