Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia continuing contatcs on Renaissance Dam
Irrigation and Water Resources Hossam Moghazi on Friday asserted that contacts among Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are ongoing at the level of irrigation and foreign ministers concerning the Renaissance Dam.
Palestinian flag raised at African UN headquarters
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) -- the UN's biggest entity in Africa -- on Friday hoisted the flag of the state of Palestine at its headquarters in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa to show solidarity with the cause of the Palestinian people to secure their right to statehood.
Police ask for public's help in solving double slaying
A day after a shooting in the Seward neighborhood that left two young Oromo-American men dead and a third seriously wounded, police officials said they needed the East African community's help in solving the case.
Puntland bars Somali PM from traveling to their region
The Puntland semi-autonomous state in northern Somalia has prevented Somalia's prime minister from travelling to its region Thursday amid territorial dispute with its neighboring central government-backed Galmudug state following this week's clashes in Galkayo town that left 10 people dead.
How al-Qaeda and Islamic State are fighting for al-Shabaab affections in Somalia
The global terror movements al-Qaeda and Isil are fighting a tug-of-war for the affections of al-Shabaab in a battle which could ultimately hasten the demise of Somalia’s home-grown jihadist movement, researchers say.