Equatorial Guinea’s Nguema to run for 6th term, his son the Vice president announces

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who has ruled Equatorial Guinea with an iron fist for more than 43 years, will seek a new term in November presidential elections, the vice president said Friday. “Because of his charisma, his leadership and his political experience”, the ruling party unanimously chose Obiang as its candidate for the November…

Somaliland suspends BBC for lacking neutrality

Somaliland announced on Tuesday that it had suspended BBC news broadcasts in the country after the media corporation’s alleged failure to recognize the break-away region’s 30-year long independence and to stay neutral between Somali speaking communities in the Horn of Africa. In a press conference held in the Capital Hargeisa, Somaliland Minister of Information, Saleban…

14 killed in South Africa bar shooting

By Associated Press A mass shooting at a tavern in Johannesburg’s Soweto township has killed 14 people and left three others in critical condition, according to police. Police say they are investigating reports that a group of men arrived in a minibus taxi and opened fire on some of the patrons at the bar late…

Africa Day: Ambassador Alemtesehey hails Uganda for pan-African efforts

The Ambassador of Ethiopia to Uganda, H.E Alemtsehay Meseret, has lauded Uganda for its efforts in promoting regional integration and pan-Africanism. She made the remarks on Friday during celebrations to mark Africa Day 2022 organised by the Ethiopian Embassy in Uganda at the Ambassadorial residence in Kampala. The event was attended by officials from Government…

Photos: Bobi Wine thrilled by Somaliland’s success story for democracy

Former presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has heaped praise on Somaliland and its leadership for upholding democratic governance. The National Unity Platform (NUP) made the remarks after participating in the two-day international conference on peace and state-building which ended today Sunday in Hargeisa, Somaliland’s Capital. The conference organized by the Brenthurst Foundation led…

Bobi Wine in Somaliland for African Security Dialogue

The leader of Uganda’s leading opposition political party, National Unity Platform (NUP), Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, is participating in an international conference on peace and state-building taking place in Hargeisa, Somaliland’s Capital. The two-day conference which aims at addressing issues and exchange views on contributory factors that affect security and state-building in Africa,…