With Broken Institutions and a Reeling Opposition, What’s Next for Kenya?

[The Conversation Africa] I remember walking through the rubble of burnt out buildings some months after Kenya’s 2008 post-election violence. Houses owned by ethnic Kikuyu were razed to the ground in the city of Kisumu. A large night club was also raid…

[The Conversation Africa] I remember walking through the rubble of burnt out buildings some months after Kenya's 2008 post-election violence. Houses owned by ethnic Kikuyu were razed to the ground in the city of Kisumu. A large night club was also raided and then set on fire.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mozambique’s First Islamist Attacks Shock the Region

[ISS] Just when the ancient Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo)-Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) quarrel was showing some signs of being resolved, a new armed group has popped up from nowhere this month to launch several armed and deadly attac…

[ISS] Just when the ancient Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo)-Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) quarrel was showing some signs of being resolved, a new armed group has popped up from nowhere this month to launch several armed and deadly attacks in the north. These are believed to be the first Islamist attacks in Mozambique and have caused shock and bewilderment in the country and the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Central African Republic – the Challenge of Stabilization

[Africa Renewal] In armored vehicles and helicopters, forces of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) entered Bocaranga on 7 October to free the city from the grips of one of the many armed groups operating in the country, the “Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation” or 3Rs.

[Africa Renewal] In armored vehicles and helicopters, forces of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) entered Bocaranga on 7 October to free the city from the grips of one of the many armed groups operating in the country, the "Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation" or 3Rs.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Burundi Becomes First Country to Leave International Criminal Court

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi’s pullout took effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

[Deutsche Welle] An ICC spokesman has confirmed that Burundi's pullout took effect on Friday, a year after the country notified the court of its intention to leave. Some African nations feel the ICC focuses too much on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Who Is Really Responsible for Collapse of Zimbabwe’s Health Services?

[IPS] Oakland -On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before.

[IPS] Oakland -On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer Star Asamoah Gyan Acquires License to Operate an Airline in Ghana

[This is Africa] Ghana’s leading goal scorer Asamoah Gyan has started his airline Baby Jet (BBJ) Airlines. Gyna was recently issued with a certificate of operation. The airline is set to first start as a cargo carrier before it becomes a passenger airl…

[This is Africa] Ghana's leading goal scorer Asamoah Gyan has started his airline Baby Jet (BBJ) Airlines. Gyna was recently issued with a certificate of operation. The airline is set to first start as a cargo carrier before it becomes a passenger airline. Congratulations Gyan.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President Obiang’s Son Given Suspended Sentence in French Trial

[RFI] The son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang has been given a three-month suspended jail sentence and fine by a French court in the first of three cases of embezzlement targeting the families of African leaders.

[RFI] The son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang has been given a three-month suspended jail sentence and fine by a French court in the first of three cases of embezzlement targeting the families of African leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Zimbabwe’s Biggest Bank Hit With U.S.$385 Million Penalty

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe’s biggest bank by asset base, CBZ Bank, has been slapped with a staggering US$3,8 billion fine by the United States Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (Ofac) for thousands of financial transactions done on behal…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe's biggest bank by asset base, CBZ Bank, has been slapped with a staggering US$3,8 billion fine by the United States Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (Ofac) for thousands of financial transactions done on behalf of ZB Bank then under economic sanctions imposed by the world's largest economy, the Zimbabwe Independent can exclusively reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Biafra War – You Lied, IPOB, FFK Tell Gowon

[Premium Times] The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to a claim by ex-military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, that late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu caused the Biafra civil war.

[Premium Times] The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to a claim by ex-military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, that late warlord, Odumegu Ojukwu caused the Biafra civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria