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Blast near cinema in downtown Nairobi injures two: police

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – A blast near a cinema in the centre of Kenya’s capital injured two people on Saturday and police said they suspected it was a homemade bomb. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The incident comes less than two weeks after Islamist militants stormed an upscale hotel[…]

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Tannasha Donna will have a program at Wasafi TV, Diamond reveals

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Tannasha Donna, Diamond Platnumz’s girlfriendis going places if a statement by the Wasafi CEO is anything to go by.The Bongo Fleva sensation has revealed that his Kenyan sweetheart will soon have a job at his Tanzania based station, Wasafi TV. While explaining that that Donna has been shuttling between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam,[…]

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Nigeria: President Suspends Top Judge Before Election

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The Nigerian Bar Association has accused the president of an “attempted coup” against the judiciary and constitution. The suspended chief justice would play a role in any dispute following the upcoming presidential vote. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the country’s chief justice, creating a constitutional crisis in Africa’s most[…]

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Zimbabwe army says ‘bogus’ soldiers behind beatings

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Zimbabwe’s army said on Thursday soldiers accused of beating residents in townships following protests over fuel price hikes were impostors who tarnished the name of the military. Security forces have been cracking down on violent demonstrations that erupted last week after President Emmerson Mnangagwa decreed a sharp increase in the[…]

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South Sudan soldiers ‘unhealthy’ due to food theft: Kiir

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Soldiers in South Sudan are hungry and unhealthy because their superiors are pilfering food to sell on local markets, President Salva Kiir said on Thursday. Having only gained independence in 2011, South Sudan’s military has been embroiled in civil conflict for the last five years since Kiir split with former[…]

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Kenya asks UN to finance war against Al-Shabaab

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Kenya has urged the United Nations to finance the continental counter-terrorism mission in Somalia, arguing that this will stop the country from falling back to Al-Shabaab control. Foreign Affairs Chief Administrative Secretary Ababu Namwamba said there is need to plug funding gaps and boost counter-terrorism efforts. “The promotion and maintenance[…]

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Congo-Kinshasa: Congo – Felix Tshisekedi Sworn in As President

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DR Congo has experienced its first transition of power via an election. Felix Tshisekedi has taken over from President Joseph Kabila despite questions over last month’s vote. Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, replacing longtime President Joseph Kabila following[…]

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