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Nigeria is the destination of choice for West African immigrants

Alexander Williams attends to his first client of the day at an upscale hair salon in Abuja. The 21Year old Liberian relocated to Nigeria two years ago in search of work. “Before I decided to...

UN threatens to report the Congolese government to the ICC

The United Nations Human Rights office made the announcement of the newly-found graves while accusing the Congolese government of killing dozens of people. The U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said his investigators...

Ugandans biggest tourist market for Kenya

Uganda is the leading tourist market for Kenya, reports the Daily Monitor. “Uganda is a very important source market for us and that is why we take part in expos like the Pearl of Africa...

Morocco high speed train to be completed by mid-2018

The construction of Morocco’s new high speed train will be complete by the summer of 2018, a period between June and September, according to according to Rabie Khlie, the Head of the National Office...

Egypt & U.S to boost military cooperation as part of counterterrorism measures

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi hosted U.S Defense Secretary James Mattis in Cairo on Thursday to discuss boosting military cooperation between their two nations, reports Al Ahram. The two leaders discussed special and strategic ties that...

Rwanda, Djibouti form stronger ties as President Kagame visits the horn of Africa nation

Rwanda and Djibouti ties seem to deepen as Rwandan President Kagame started his official visit to the neighboring country yesterday. President Kagame agreed with his host President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh to to strengthen bilateral ties...

Uganda public ambulances fail to take off

Uganda National Ambulance Service that is meant to provide emergency pre-hospital care to the public has failed after two years of its launch, reports the Daily Monitor. 18 ambulances were flagged off in 2015 to...

Ethiopia FM in Egypt to discuss Nile dam with Egyptian government

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu arrived in Cairo on Wednesday to meet with Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shokri, to discuss issues of mutual concern and the Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is expected to take a...

Remains of South African hunter who disappeared while on a hunting safari found inside...

44 year old Scott Van Zyl from South Africa disappeared last week on a hunting safari with a Zimbabwean tracker and a pack of dogs, report the telegraph. Scott, a professional hunter, who runs a...

Tanzanian President orders for all Tanzanian doctors recruited by Kenya to be hired within...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered that all 258 doctors who qualified for employment in Kenya to be employed locally, rescinding his agreement with Kenya to have the medical practitioners reports the Citizen. “President Magufuli...