UN: Stemming the Global Mercury Scare

Richard Wanekeya, Correspondent (Africa)   KENYA- A report by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) has indicated a striking increase in health and environmental risks linked...

Kenyan troops withdraw from two Somalian military bases

MOGADISHU - Despite Islamist group Al-Shabab's strong presence in the region, there have been reports that Kenyan forces have pulled out from two military...

Ebola outbreak in Liberia officially over—WHO

  MONROVIA—On May 9, the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially declared that Liberia was free of the deadly Ebola virus that had hit and almost...

Central African Republic Rebel Chief Rejects Ceasefire

Saleka rebels in the Central African Republic reject ceasefire deal and demand the country to be partitioned between Muslims and Christians BANGUI - The Central...

Nigeria’s Crisis: Boko Haram’s Relentless Attacks

Recent attacks at a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri signal the continuation of Boko Haram's terror trail. MAIDUGURI- Nigerian militant group, Boko Haram...

Stranded Commuters await Public Transport in Nairobi following Strike

Richard Wanekeya, Correspondent (Africa)   NAIROBI - Kenya’s public transport sector has been brought down to its knees following a colossal strike by major players in the...

Zambia prepares for special Presidential election

Zambia is gearing up for elections - what does the future hold for the African country? LUSAKA – Zambian president Michael Sata died aged 77 on October...

Violence against civilians on anniversary of revolution in Egypt

Violence escalates at the fourth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. CAIRO - As Egyptians mark the fourth anniversary of the 25 January revolution, the country's security forces escalate the...

Kenyan MPs in Status Battle With Governors

Kenyan MPs are currently debating as to whether it should be made a criminal offence to speak wrongly of an official at a state...

Cows used as transportation for women farmers in Congo

Women in North Kivu, Congo, have been carrying heavy loads of up to 40 kilos across long distance on roads around them. A new ...