Tuesday, 17 October 2017

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Tanzania president orders military to build wall around mines

Tanzania president orders military to build wall around mines

Tanzania’s president ordered the military on Wednesday to build walls around its tanzanite mines and directed the central bank to buy the precious stone to boost reserves – the la ...

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North Korea says Trump speech is ‘a dog’s bark’

North Korea says Trump speech is ‘a dog’s bark’

North Korea's top diplomat has called US President Donald Trump's speech to the UN "the sound of a barking dog". Speaking to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Mr Trump said he w ...

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Another Tanzanian newspaper banned from publishing

Another Tanzanian newspaper banned from publishing

The Tanzanian government has banned privately-owned Mwanahalisi newspaper from publication for two years, for "publishing false information that could jeopardize the security of t ...

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Raila Odinga’s petition – Judgement today

Raila Odinga’s petition – Judgement today

The Supreme Court will today issue the full judgment on the petition that led to the nullification of the August 8 presidential election. In a notification on Tuesday, lawyers rep ...

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Muammar Gaddafi’s speech at the 64th UN General Assembly in 2009

Muammar Gaddafi’s speech at the 64th UN General Assembly in 2009

In the name of the African Union, I would like to greet the members of the General Assembly of the United Nations, and I hope that this meeting will be among the most historic in ...

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US, South Korea stage military drills

US, South Korea stage military drills

The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises on Monday ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting th ...

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Thousands displaced, over 50 killed in Somalia clashes

Thousands displaced, over 50 killed in Somalia clashes

Dozens have been killed, and over 55 000 ethnic Oromos have fled from Ethiopia’s Somali region, after a week of clashes between Oromos and Somalis. Oromia’s regional government re ...

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South Sudan not ready for 2018 elections, says UN

South Sudan not ready for 2018 elections, says UN

The United Nations says it is concerned by plans to have elections in war torn South Sudan next year. The South Sudan government last week announced it would go ahead with the pol ...

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Boko Haram and al-Shabab recruits ‘lack religious schooling’

Boko Haram and al-Shabab recruits ‘lack religious schooling’

Boko Haram, whose name means "Western education is forbidden", has often attacked schools in northern Nigeria. Many young Africans drawn to extremist groups know "little to nothin ...

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Kenya’s Supreme Court orders rerun of disputed presidential election

Kenya’s Supreme Court orders rerun of disputed presidential election

Kenya's Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month's presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. The ruling makes Kenya the first ...

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