User-agent: * Disallow: /cgi-bin/ Disallow: /tmp/ Disallow: /junk/
FIFA WORLD RANKINGS: Ivory coast still Africa’s best football team
Nigeria’s recent success in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers has seen the country improve four places on the FIFA...
Targeting General Malong and Riek Machar: Is the world finally seeing the big egos fueling South Sudan’s civil war?
​The United States proposed on Friday that the United Nations Security Council blacklist South Sudan opposition figure Riek Machar,...
Travellers on Jumia Travel choose Forest cottages as Uganda’s best hotel
Travellers who use Jumia Tavel , Africa’s number one online hotel booking website, have said Forest Cottages is the...
Researchers convene at Victoria University to discuss clean energy in Uganda’s urban centres
Monday saw government departments officials, development partners, architects, engineers, planners, building control officers, energy managers, contractors, housing associations, developers, clients, students, academics and researchers camp at Victoria University in Kampala to get hands on knowledge and practitioner’s insight into urban energy planning, implementation and management. The five-day training, that... Read more
South Sudan Government forces Violated Ceasfire agreement in  September -Peace Monitors
Government forces violated the permanent ceasefire by attacking areas controlled by rival forces in Bentiu in September, the ceasefire and transitional security monitors have said. In a report by the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Monitoring Mechanism, about 200-300 youth aligned to the government were mobilized from the areas of... Read more
Russia Backs Kenya in fight with UN over South Sudan mission
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says that he intends to ‘immediately’ withdraw Kenyan troops from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) saying the mission failed in its mandate, while Russia said that the mission is ‘in ruins.’ Speaking at Kenya Military Academy in Nakuru County on Thursday, Uhuru explained,... Read more
Did Kenyan Authorities sell Deported Riek Machar spokesman to the south sudan government?
The Kenyan government in collaboration with South Sudanese authorities deported the spokesperson of armed opposition leader, Riek Machar to the capital Juba, in a new shift in relations between the two countries. Relatives told Sudan Tribune on Thursday that James Gatdet Dak,l was picked on Wednesday afternoon in what... Read more
Kenya Police arrests South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar’s Spokesman for backing UN in row over Peacekeepers
The spokesperson of Dr Riek Machar is under the custody of the police Nairobi, an official has said. The motive of the detention is unclear. However, it is being laid at the feet of Mr Gatdet’s decision to welcome the sacking of Kenyan UN Mission in south sudan commander Lt... Read more
Kenya withdraws its peacekeepers from South Sudan
The Kenyan government has announced it is pulling out its peacekeepers serving in the UN mission in South Sudan. It says the action was prompted by the decision of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to sack force commander Lt Gen Johnson Mogoa Kimani Ondieki. General Mogoa is a... Read more
Eighteen people were killed and 20 others were wounded on Tuesday in violence in Niger that pitted itinerant cattle herders against farmers, officials said. The clashes broke out near the village of Bangui along the West African nation’s southern border with neighbouring Nigeria after livestock belonging to ethnic Fulani... Read more
U.N. peacekeepers refused to save UN Staff during south Sudan hotel attack
United Nations peacekeepers failed to respond to an attack on civilians by South Sudanese government troops at the Hotel Terrain in the capital Juba in July, less than a mile from a U.N. compound, a U.N. inquiry found on Tuesday. “During the attack, civilians were subjected to and witnessed... Read more
Zimbabwe minister accuses Mugabe deputy of using state institutions in succession bid
A Zimbabwean cabinet minister on Tuesday accused Robert Mugabe’s deputy of using state institutions to try to arrest him and further his attempt to eventually become president in the most direct attack in the deep rivalry over the country’s future leadership. Mugabe is 92 and Africa’s oldest ruler who... Read more
South Africa president Jacob Zuma backs down from fight to stop corruption report
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has abandoned his court bid to block the release of a report by former anti-corruption chief Thuli Madonsela. She investigated allegations that he let the wealthy Gupta family wield undue influence in his government. Mr Zuma’s lawyer informed the High Court in the capital,... Read more