South Sudan’s Kiir warns army generals against rebellion

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has warned army officers against rebellion after leaving the military. President Kiir said on Friday that some of the generals...

Uhuru orders NIS to track lifestyles of top state officials

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the National Intelligence Service to put top government officials, especially those handling corruption cases, under closer surveillance. Many senior officials...

Uganda maize influx prices Kenyan farmers out of market

Traders trucked in 3.28 million bags of cheaper maize from Uganda in five months through May, fresh official statistics indicate, helping price out maize...

UAE to give Ethiopia $3 billion in aid and investments

ADDIS ABABA - The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official...

Uganda’s military detains powerful former police chief

KAMPALA — Uganda’s military says a former ally of the longtime president who was recently fired as national police chief has been taken into...

Corruption in Kenya threatens to engulf government – Auditor General

High-level corruption across all levels of government in Kenya threatens the integrity and basic functioning of the state, the auditor general told Reuters on...

Ugandan wins Africa prize for developing bloodless malaria test

A 24-year-old Ugandan software engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Brian Gitta is the first Ugandan to win the prestigious Africa...

Police block pro-Kayihura rally in Kisoro town

KAMPALA- Police Thursday blocked a group of people who were planning to protest the arrest of former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, in...

Ezra Chiloba bounces back at IEBC on Labour court order

Ezra Chiloba, the embattled CEO of the Kenya’s election agency, has won the first round of his battle against suspension. The Employment and Labour Relations...

Riek Machar agrees to attend peace talks in Addis Ababa

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation from the Ethiopian Prime Minister to talks with South Sudanese president Salva Kiir in...