East Africa

Ugandan authorities rules out Ebola spread from DR Congo

Kampala authorities Sunday ruled out an Ebola outbreak in Uganda despite information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on a ...
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At Least one dead as two car bombs explode in Somali capital

One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital ...
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Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

Relatives wept in grief on Sunday at the mass burial in Tanzania of many of the 224 people who drowned ...
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How new tax signed by Uhuru Kenyatta will affect Kenyans

President Uhuru Kenyatta on 21 September signed the Finance Bill, 2018 into law, a move that introduced a bundle of ...
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‘Say no to China’: Anger mounts in Zambia over Beijing’s presence

“China equals Hitler” said the sign held up in the Zambian capital Lusaka by a protester opposed to Beijing’s tightening ...
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US airstrike kills 18 Al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

A US military drone attack in southern Somalia killed 18 al-Shabab fighters after American and local forces on the ground came under attack, the US Africa ...
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Death toll in Tanzania Lake Victoria ferry tragedy hits 170

The number of people who died in the Lake Victoria ferry disaster in Tanzania has hit 170. The MV Nyerere ...
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Tanzanian govt declares four days of mourning ferry disaster death

The Tanzanian government has declared four days of national mourning following the ferry disaster in Lake Victoria on Thursday. "I ...
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Kenyan court lifts ban on Rafiki Lesbian Love Affair film

Kenya on Friday overturned a ban on Rafiki, a film about a lesbian love affair and the first ever movie ...
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Zambian Court orders arrest of DRC Congo rhumba star Koffi Olomide

Zambian court has ordered the arrest of rhumba star Koffi Olomide, who is from Democratic Republic of Congo, on Friday ...
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