Burundi: President Pierre Nkurunziza (53) who has been in power since 2005, has launched a referendum campaign to extend his stay in power until 2034.

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22 February 2018
Four people were killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in the Somali capital
A suicide bomber posing a police officer blows himself up at a General Kahiye police academy in Mogadishu
US Treasury today slaps sanctions on two persons whose organizations traffic in wildlife and ivory to support the Lord's Resistance Army in armed conflict in the Central African Republic.
Burundi: President Pierre Nkurunziza (53) who has been in power since 2005, has launched a referendum campaign to extend his stay in power until 2034.
Al Shabab releases the first pictures and video from Beled Hawo battle2 month ago
Al Shabab releases the first pictures and video from Beled Hawo battle
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed a multi-million dollar partnership with Ghana on his first trip to Africa since taking office. Germany hopes the accord might help curb migration to Europe
Saudi Arabia, UAE pledge to provide $130 million to fight jihadi threat in Africa's Sahel region.
2 month ago
Local media is reporting that suspected US airstrike targets Al Shabab positions near Jalalaqsi town, Somalia. Casualties unknown
South Africa's rail operator Metrorail has announced that services on Cape Town's central line were suspended after damage to several mini sub-stations, cables and back-up batteries
New Somaliland president @musebiihi has been sworn in for a five year term; minister's from regional countries, MPs and diplomats have attended the inauguration ceremony in Hargeisa; he won the Nov 13 election with 55% of the popular vote.
Local media: Egypt army delegation in South Sudan to discuss training the latter's army
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 29km SSE of Palaiochora, Greece
2 month ago
Ethiopia finalises construction of Genale-Dawa Hydro electric power dam. (believe tributaries that will be supplying this dam are the very same ones that flow towards the border with Somalia to make Jubba river)
[email protected] on Gambia: The United States has now ended visa restrictions and has resumed normal visa processing in all visa categories effective December 12.
Liberia electoral commission sets run-off date for December 26
IMF says Sudan must float currency to boost growth, investment
US AFRICOM: U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia
Tight race as South Africa's ANC prepares to elect Zuma successor
2 month ago
A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed “an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu” by the al-Shabab extremist group, the U.S. Africa Command said
Pictures show a mini bus carrying bananas that was hit a suspected US airstrike in Mubarak village, Somalia on Tuesday morning. Casualties unknown
ICC Reports Jordan to U.N. Security Council for Not Arresting Sudan's Bashir
German President Frank Walter Steinmeier has arrived in Ghana at the start of a four-day trip to West Africa. Steinmeier will also visit The Gambia later this week
Bomb kills bomb disposal expert in Somalia's Puntland, al Shabaab suspected
2 month ago
Over 170 killed in a week of South Sudan battles: lawmaker
Mogadishu's stabilisation forces have nabbed a lorry carrying explosives at Teleh junction
Al-Nadouri's approach to US lobbying firms is the second by Dignity Operation commanders to improve their image to US decision makers after the human rights violations and summary executions carried out by their forces in eastern Libya
Somalia: Another airstrike has been reported in Lower Shabelle region, overnight. Reports say it occurred in Mubarak village, near Barire, an area controlled by Al-Shabab. Unclear who was targeted in this operation.
Somali television journalist killed in a car bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Monday
Somali President @M_Farmaajo lands in Istanbul for OIC Summit2 month ago
Somali President @M_Farmaajo lands in Istanbul for OIC Summit
2 month ago
Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ouster