Leading scholar shot dead in Bardhere town tonight shortly after he left a Mosque where he prayed Ramadan's tarawih prayers; two assailants armed with pistols escaped from the scene: Residents
During his comments to reporters, @POTUS says he no longer wants to use the term "maximum pressure" for US strategy vs North Korea
: "US Forces conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants approximately 30 miles southwest of Mogadishu, Somalia, on May 31, killing twelve militants"
Central African Republic (CAR) President Touadera has hired a Russian security adviser and placed Russians in his presidential guard.
Zimbabwe opposition calls protesters to the streets to ensure the July elections, the first since Mugabe's ouster, are free and fair
3 month ago
Congo's health ministry says more than 680 people have received Ebola vaccinations in three health zones where cases of the deadly virus have been confirmed
President @UKenyatta: Sherehe inayofuatwa itasherehekewa katika kaunti ya Kakamega MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: Kisumu, Nyeri, Machakos selected to act as the pilot counties in our NHIF enrolment to all MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: It is not the laws we have but the spirit to follow the laws that will get us to our destination MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: Those who fail the tests will be dismissed. MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: Government agencies will undergo special vetting, including polygraph tests MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: We all have a role to stop these people from their vices MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: We know of teachers who prey on our students, lawyers who defraud their clients MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: I will do my part as the President to get Kenya to the right path MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: I welcome the assurance of the judiciary to fight this war MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: This war must be fought and won by all of us.Almost all the agencies investigating corruption are new MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: I have resolved to get rid of corruption and division. Corruption in all its forms will be eliminated MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: Thanks to Madaraka every Kenyan today has a right to be represented in parliament, access good education, health ^CM
President @UKenyatta: My gov't has cut to a quarter the number of children who die at birth since independence MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: On the morning of the first MadarakaDay our people were happy to see the efforts made to gain freedom ^CM
President @UKenyatta: Madaraka was an opportunity for the reclamation of our freedom MadarakaDay ^CM
President @UKenyatta: From this county we owe a lot to the sons and daughters of this great county for fighting for freedom MadarakaDay ^CM
Boris Johnson: Good to have Andargachew Tsege back on UK soil after his pardon by the Ethiopian government. Very proud of the hard work @foreignoffice staff put into supporting him and his family to get him home safely.
Delhi: Three Nigerian nationals found dead in Uttam Nagar's Mohan Garden. Police present at the spot.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 49km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte
British national Andy Tsege who was held on death row in Ethiopia for four years has returned to the UK after being pardoned last month
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 57km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte
3 month ago
Youth leader Abdiweli Mohamed shot dead in Mogadishu after he was accosted by unknown gunmen at Iftaar time. 13 assassinations in the capital since the start of Ramadan. Somalia
Madagascar's defence minister, General Beni Xavier Rasolofonirina, threatens to deploy security forces if the government and opposition fail to resolve crisis over controversial election laws
3 month ago
Libya- LNA photos from the frontline at Derna. AFVs: Ratel 60, T-54/5, T-62
3 month ago
Talks between Kenya, Somali leaders underway in the 2nd day of @M_Farmaajo's visit to Kenya. Main items on the agenda - border security, AMISOM, charcoal and trade. 2 sides reportedly agreed to form a joint team to look into concerns by Somalia on construction of Kenya border fence
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 43km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte
U.N. reports unprecedented fighting in Libyan city of Derna
3 month ago
Egyptian police and National Security forces have carried out a wave of arrests of critics of President al-Sisi in dawn raids since early May. The charges against them appear to be solely based on their social media posts and peaceful activism.