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South Sudan: New VP vows allegiance Amidst Mixed Reactions 27 Aug 2013 | 12:20 pm
The swearing in function was attended by senior members of government including President Salva Kiir and Chief Justice Chan Reec Madut who swore in the new Vice President.
Zimbabwe: Hague Calls for Independent Investigations of Zimbabwe Election 23 Aug 2013 | 04:09 pm
The country's top court declared Mugabe's victory in July's poll as free and fair despite what Foreign Secretary William Hague described as "strong evidence" of illegality.
Somalia: AMISOM Trains Army Officers on Humanitarian Law 21 Aug 2013 | 06:24 pm
The training will enhance Somali National Army Officers’ understanding of the basic rules regulating the conduct of hostilities in Somalia.
Boko Haram Leader Presumed Dead 20 Aug 2013 | 04:35 pm
Leader of Nigeria’s dreaded militant Islamist Group Boko Haram may have been killed by the security forces during a shoot-out, army officials say.
Africa/China: Leaders Sign Declaration to Signal Health Cooperation 20 Aug 2013 | 10:55 am
Leaders issue Beijing Declaration to set priorities for health collaboration at the first meeting of health ministers under the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)
CAR: Rebel Leader Sworn in as President 19 Aug 2013 | 12:36 pm
Former rebel leader of the Central African Republic, Michel Djotodia, has been sworn in as president on Sunday 18 August, five months after seizing power in the violence-wracked country.
Somalia: AMISOM Repels Al Shabaab Attack 19 Aug 2013 | 10:33 am
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif commended the forces on their vigilance saying their prompt action wa...
Kenya: Orange Introduces Wireless Desktop Phone to the Market 19 Aug 2013 | 10:33 am
The wireless desktop device, the Huawei FP2255, eliminates the need for restrictive wiring, and the need for a wired route to the device.
Egypt Crisis Deepens as Official Death toll Passes 500 15 Aug 2013 | 06:43 pm
A spokesman for the health ministry said 525 people had been killed, while 3,717 others injured across Egypt in violent battles have erupted.
Somalia: AU Special Representative’s Pledge on Women Rights 15 Aug 2013 | 12:38 pm
Ambassador Annadif and H.E. Dr. Maryam Qasim reiterated the need for establishing gender safety nets in order to eliminate unfortunate abuse of women and other vulnerable members of society in the cou...