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Kenya gets AU endorsement for UN Security Council seat

Kenya has won the second round of voting at the African Union to become Africa’s sole candidate for the race for a UN Security Council...

Rwanda, Uganda sign security and cooperation pact

President Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, signed a memorandum of understanding on regional cooperation and security. The pact was signed on Wednesday...

Ethiopia benefits from Chinese agricultural equipment donation

The Chinese government has provided different assortments of agricultural equipment to the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture, as part of China's efforts to support Ethiopia's...

Kenyan government to roll out free cervical cancer vaccination

The Kenyan government is launching a project to protect girls against cervical cancer in two weeks, even as doctors affiliated to the Catholic Church...

Mozambique’s elephant population stabilizes

The Mozambican Conservation Area Administration said on Tuesday that the number of elephants has stabilized at 10,800 across Mozambican territory since 2014. The announcement was...

Delays push Kenya’s Turkana oil production plans back to 2024

Kenya will have to wait till 2024 before reaping any benefits from its Turkana oil project, according to an announcement made by Tullow Oil. Martin...

New Zealand lawmakers urged to ease restrictions on African refugees

Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees. They say the...

World Bank: Water pollution a global health threat

A recently released World Bank report paints a grim picture of the state of the world's water supply The report, “Invisible Crisis of Water...

Nigeria kidnap kingpin re-arrested

Police in Nigeria have rearrested a notorious kidnapper who was weeks back forcibly released by soldiers from detention. Nigeria, was arrested on Monday (August 19)...

Rwandan brewery apologises for sexist beer jokes

A Rwandan brewery is apologizing for a new ad campaign that some say is sexist and critical of women. Skol beer's 'Live Laugh Lager" campaign...
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