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ANTHONY OMUYA Foreign Affairs minister Sam Ongeri (right) with the director, Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Mr Bharat Shah, during a meeting with leaders of the private sector to discuss issues affecting bilateral trade and investment. The meeting was held at Serena Hotel, Nairobi, on October 24, 2012. NATION MEDIA GROUP
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Kenya to open Embassies in Somaliland and Somalia

Kenya is planning to open embassies in at least six Africa countries in an effort to deepen economic diplomacy on continent. Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Thuita Mwangi on Wednesday told the Nation that the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 21st, 2012

US cuts military aid to Rwanda over Congo rebel support

Central African country will see aid slashed by $200,000 amid evidence it is aiding rebel groups in neighbouring Congo WASHINGTON — The US government said Saturday it will cut military aid to Rwanda for this More...

By Sahra Farah On Saturday, December 24th, 2011
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Losing candidate formally declares himself President in Congo

NAIROBI — Congo’s opposition leader, besieged in his Kinshasa home by security forces, swore a makeshift presidential oath yesterday as police battled in the streets outside with his rock-throwing supporters. President More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, June 21st, 2010
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Somalia tops ‘failed states index’

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress) — Somalia tops the list of so-called failed states, based on factors including its economy, human rights record and security, a new survey says. The Fund for Peace and Foreign Policy More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 30th, 2010

Gabon — Africa’s least African country?

LIBREVILLE (Somalilandpress) — Tucked between Cameroon and Congo Republic on Africa’s Atlantic coast is Gabon, a country much unlike its neighbours. Many other African countries face problems that Gabon’s More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 29th, 2010

DR Congo massacre uncovered

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — The Lord’s Resistance Army killed about 300 people and kidnapped 250 more in a rampage in the Democratic Republic of Congo in December 2009, according to an international More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, March 7th, 2010

How food and water are driving a 21st-century African land grab

We turned off the main road to Awassa, talked our way past security guards and drove a mile across empty land before we found what will soon be Ethiopia‘s largest greenhouse. Nestling below an escarpment of More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Africa rising

LUANSHYA, Zambia/DAVOS, Switzerland (Somalilandpress) — With the stoicism demanded of all who hope to make money in Africa, Beauty Chama sits in her empty hair salon in a leafy town in northern Zambia’s More...