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Burundian refugees get off from a bus which transported them from Tanzania to neighbouring Burundi, as part of a repartition program, at the Nyabitare transit site, in the Gisuru commune, Ruyigi province, Burundi, October 3, 2019. PHOTO | REUTERS  By REUTERSMore by this Author Refugees in Tanzania must go home, President John Magufuli said on Friday, a week after officials...
Soldiers parade through the streets of Juba, during South Sudan’s Independence day, on July 9, 2019. The country did not celebrate its eight-year-old independence anniversary for the fourth year in a row due to financial constraints. PHOTO | AKUOT CHOL | AFP  By FRED OLUOCHMore by this Author The Security Arrangement remains a sticking point as the signatories to the...
Tanzanian investigative journalist Eric Kabendera leaves after he appeared at the Kisutu residents magistrate court in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on September 12, 2019. PHOTO | REUTERS  By REUTERSMore by this Author The lawyer for a prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested more than two months ago told a court on Friday he is pursuing a plea bargain, in a case that...
Kenyan Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Somalia Lt-Gen (Rtd) Lucas Tumbo attends a media briefing in Nairobi on February 16, 2019 after he was summoned back to Nairobi for consultations. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By AGGREY MUTAMBOMore by this Author By ANTHONY KITIMOMore by this Author Somalia summoned the Kenyan ambassador to Mogadishu on Thursday to...
The vehicle that slipped off at the Likoni channel in Kenya’s coastal town Mombasa on September 29. The was pulled out at 4pm on October 11, 2019. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By DAILY NATIONMore by this Author The bodies of a woman and her daughter who drowned at the Likoni Channel in Kenya’s coastal town Mombasa...
The second group of the 500 African refugees and asylum seekers from Libya who will be temporarily hosted in Rwanda arrive at the Kigali International Airport in Rwanda on October 10, 2019. PHOTO | COURTESY | UNHCR RWANDA  By IVAN R. MUGISHAMore by this Author Rwanda received the second batch of African refugees from Libya on Thursday night . The...
South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar and President Salva Kiir before their meeting in Juba, South Sudan, on September 11, 2019. PHOTO | REUTERS  By AFPMore by this Author The United States will consider sanctions on leaders in South Sudan if they fail to form a unity government for the troubled young nation by their self-imposed deadline of November 12,...
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza (second left). Since the 2015 failed coup he rarely leaves the country. PHOTO | AFP    By AFPMore by this Author Diplomatically isolated and its economy on the skids, Burundi is cautiously reaching out to its opponents in a bid to ease a deepening four-year-old crisis.In the past few days, President Pierre Nkurunziza's government has met with CNARED—a...
Rwanda's opposition leader Victoire Ingabire. She has denied that she had any connection to last week's attacks in Musanze district. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA | NMG  By BBCMore by this Author A top opposition leader in Rwanda is being questioned by security officials about a rebel attack which killed 14 civilians in the northern part of the country last week.Victoire...
Fishermen go about their business in Watamu, Kilifi County, in 2013. Two Tanzanians died during a fishing expedition in Watamu, in coastal Kenya, on October 9, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By CHARLES LWANGAMore by this Author Two Tanzanian fishermen drowned on Wednesday when their boat capsized in the Indian Ocean while on a fishing expedition at...

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