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October 16, 2017 1:06 PM After bombing, Somalia fears renewed al-Shabab onslaught

Saturday's truck bombing on a crowded Mogadishu street showed that al-Shabab, targeted for years by U.S. airstrikes and tens of thousands of African Union forces, has once again made a deadly comeback. Pushed from Somalia's capital in recent years, al-Shabab has retreated mostly to rural areas of the country's south, where the fragile central government 2

October 16, 2017 10:20 AM Presidents set for more talks on the Nile

A new move to fast track the resolution of the impasse over sharing of the waters of River Nile will involve regular meetings of presidents in the countries sharing the Nile Basin. This follows a recommendation from the Nile Summit which was chaired by President Yoweri Museveni and convened at State House, Entebbe, three months ago. “The heads of state 1

October 16, 2017 8:42 AM Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue

The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as this country reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced. More people have died of their wounds in the past few hours, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance. Funerals have continued and the government 2

October 16, 2017 8:31 AM Somalia’s ‘deadliest attack ever’ kills 276, injures 300

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MOGADISHU, Somalia, Oct 16 – At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the “deadliest attack ever” to hit war-torn Somalia. The figure was a huge jump from an initial police estimate of 20 dead in the hours 1

October 16, 2017 5:35 AM Lisbon’s first Syrian restaurant a welcome sign for refugees

The queue outside Lisbon’s first Syrian restaurant on its opening day showed an appetite not just for Syrian food but for integration in one of the few European countries trying to welcome more refugees. Syrian refugees run Mezze restaurant after money was raised to renovate a former butcher’s shop on a market in the Portuguese capital’s popular Arroios 1

October 16, 2017 5:34 AM Police want to arrest Nasa CEO Norman Magaya over anti-IEBC demos

The National Super Alliance CEO Norman Magaya is hiding since Thursday night after learning police were looking for him. Police have visited various places in the city where Magaya frequents, looking for him in vain. “If you see him tell him to report to police in Nairobi Area,” said one senior officer. This was after acting Interior Cabinet Secretary 1

October 15, 2017 11:39 PM In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

DAKAR >> Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon. Defending LGBT rights can be dangerous in Africa, where many countries have laws against homosexuality. But in recent years activists have stepped out of the shadows, empowered by the support of the Obama administration and the international 1

October 15, 2017 5:45 PM Guangzhou Evergrande v Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng

Guangzhou Evergrande v Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng on 22-10-2017 in China Super League. Bet365 are showing a Guangzhou Evergrande v Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng live stream, legal and straight onto your computer via 101 Great Goals. Guangzhou Evergrande v Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng live stream is blocked in the following countries: China, United States Outlying

October 15, 2017 10:47 AM LGBT activists worry about Trump impact in Africa

Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon. Defending LGBT rights can be dangerous in Africa, where many countries have laws against homosexuality. But in recent years activists have stepped out of the shadows, empowered by the support of the Obama administration and the international 1

October 15, 2017 9:03 AM I kindly need your help: Njambi Koikai's plea for Sh10 million towards her treatment

Kenyan media personality Njambi Koikai has launched an appeal for assistance in raising Sh10 million. Njambi, who is known from her reggae shows and The Trend talk show needs the money for specialised treatment in the United States. The founder of Street Empire Entertainment suffers from thoracic endometriosis, a condition which causes her lungs to collapse