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Stability Still Eludes Libya 10 Years After Gaddafi’s Death

Stability Still Eludes Libya 10 Years After Gaddafi’s Death

Ten years have gone by since Libyan rebels killed dictator Muammar Gaddafi in Libya. Ever since then, the North African country is still struggling to emerge from the violence sparked by his overthrow. A year-long ceasefire and a UN-led peace process have hardly papered over deep divisions in the country. To top on that, analysts say the upcoming elections are ...

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Somalia Rejects Reconfigured AMISOM, Mandate Change Proposal

Somalia Rejects Reconfigured AMISOM, Mandate Change Proposal

Somalia has rejected a proposal from the African Union to turn its peacekeeping force in Mogadishu into a hybrid mission. This could set the stage for a battle for attention at the United Nations Security Council. The AU Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) recently endorsed the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom). The endorsement came to help Amisom transition smoothly ...

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DR Congo Records Ebola Case Five Months After Last Outbreak

DR Congo Records Ebola Case Five Months After Last Outbreak

T he Democratic Republic of Congo has registered a case of Ebola five months after the country last experienced the outbreak. The government, in a statement, reported the case on Friday. “The case concerns a three-year-old boy who was hospitalized and died on October 6,” the health ministry said in a statement. He added that the case was in Beni, ...

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Raila Odinga To Attend Gideon Moi’s Presidential Campaign Launch

Raila Odinga To Attend Gideon Moi’s Presidential Campaign Launch

Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga will be the chief guest as Kanu delegates endorse Gideon Moi to run for president in 2022’s election. The entry of Gideon in the race to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta further complicates the 2022 elections. The party’s delegates will be converging at the historic Bomas of Kenya later today to make a decision. The party ...

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Kenya Proposes Ban On Export Of Domestic Workers To Saudi Arabia

Kenya Proposes Ban On Export Of Workers To Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya has recommended a temporary ban on recruitment and export of domestic workers to Saudi Arabia. The ministry said the ban will be effective until adequate protection measures for these workers are put in place. Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary, Macharia Kamau told MPs that the ministry had already sent a letter to the labour ...

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