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The End? Zari Drops Diamond’s Name from Daughter

The End? Zari Drops Diamond’s Name from Daughter

Tanzanian bongo star Diamond Platinumz and his wife Zari Hassan have once again given a clear indication that their marriage is on the rocks. This came after Zari commented that their daughter was no longer Latiffa Dangote but Latiffa Hassan. Diamond’s surname is Dangote. The socialite’s comment came amid speculations among fans that the two […]

Somali Traders Turn to Ethiopian Currency

Somali Traders Turn to Ethiopian Currency

Traders and consumers in Galmudug have introduced transaction using the Ethiopian Birr. Residents of Dhusamareb confirmed to Radio Dalsan that following the flooding of fake Somali Shillin in the market traders have opted to instead use the Ethiopian currency. Most of the areas where the Birr is used as the mode of exchange are under […]

Sudan Reacts to U.S. Sanctions Decision

Sudan Reacts to U.S. Sanctions Decision

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir is freezing all negotiations with the United States following President Donald Trump’s postponing of a final decision on whether to permanently lift economic sanctions against Sudan for another three months, state media reported. “President of the republic Omar al-Bashir issued a presidential decree ordering the suspension of the committee that was […]

Why Travel to Ethiopia Teaches More Than a History

Why Travel to Ethiopia Teaches More Than a History

Truly Ethiopia is an exceptional destination from the never ending warmth sun to affordable explorations it’s the ultimate exciting destination that will linger in your memories for years. In Ethiopia it’s hard to decide which destination to go as the sights are many and enlightening and breath-taking making picking a destination very challenging. Ethiopia is […]

The Real Problem Behind South Africa’s Refusal to Arrest Al-Bashir

The Real Problem Behind South Africa’s Refusal to Arrest Al-Bashir

Last week the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that South Africa erred in its decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his controversial visit to the country in 2015. Two South African courts had come to the same conclusion, and so the decision of the ICC’s Pre-Trial Chamber II on […]

God Needs Dollars, Christians Told

God Needs Dollars, Christians Told

The Anglican Chaplain for Parliament, Rev Canon Christine Shimanya, has advised Christians who give offertory in Shillings to also bring dollars and pounds. “Some Christians have dollars and pounds earned from international conferences; instead they change the money to Shillings before bringing it to church as offertory. Bring those dollars and pounds, God needs them,” […]

China’s Foreign Policy Experiment in South Sudan

China’s Foreign Policy Experiment in South Sudan

China’s longstanding principle of non-interference in other states’ internal affairs is evolving with its growing global footprint. As Chinese overseas investment and business links grow in scope and depth, Beijing faces increasing threats to its citizens, economic interests and international reputation. That, in turn, has confronted China with the inherent limitations of its traditional hands-off […]

The EU Upholds Sanctions Against Bujumbura

The EU Upholds Sanctions Against Bujumbura

Members of the European Union parliament voted to keep sanctions on the Government of Burundi. They say human right violations persist. The Government of Burundi accuses the EU of being partial. On 6 July, EU parliamentarians adopted a resolution on Burundi in which they uphold the decision of the European Union to suspend financial aid […]

Only Three Qualified to Run For Rwanda’s Presidential Race

Only Three Qualified to Run For Rwanda’s Presidential Race

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has released the final list of three qualified candidates for the August presidential poll. The list, announced by the NEC Chairperson, Prof Kalisa Mbanda, yesterday, has incumbent President Paul Kagame, a candidate of the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi), Frank Habineza, of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, and Philippe Mpayima, […]

Kenya’s Security Minister Joseph Nkaissery Dies

Kenya’s Security Minister Joseph Nkaissery Dies

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery is dead. The CS died at Karen Hospital on Saturday morning after being admitted for check up, according to State House. “It is with deep sorrow and shock that we announce the sudden passing on of Interior CS Retired General Joseph Nkaissery,” said Joseph Kinyua, the Chief of Staff and […]

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