Zimbabwe’s leader Robert Mugabe under house arrest

Zimbabwe’s leader Robert Mugabe under house arrest

African News borkena November 15,2017 Zimbabwe’s longtime leader, president Robert Mugabe, is reportedly under house arrest after the military entered the palace. However, the military decline to label its actions as a coup d’etat. Army spokesperson, Maj Gen Moyo, addressed president Mugabe as “His excellency president Mugabe, commander in chief of the army” and stated […]

15,000 Eritrean Refugees Relocated in Ethiopia

15,000 Eritrean Refugees Relocated in Ethiopia

IOM October 20,2017 Published first on October 17,2017 Addis Ababa – IOM, the UN Migration Agency has relocated over 15,000 Eritrean refugees in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia since 1 March 2017. In close partnership with the Government of Ethiopia’s Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs and the UNHCR, IOM has medically screened and transported […]

Stalled studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) discussed

Stalled studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) discussed

borkena October 18,2017 Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan discussed stalled commissioned study on Stalled studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Irrigation ministers from the three countries discussed the matter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. On Tuesday, Mohamed Abdel-Aty (Egyptian Irrigation Minister), Mutaz Musa (Sudanese Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Affairs minister) and Sileshi […]

Truck bomb killed at least 20 people in Mogadishu

Truck bomb killed at least 20 people in Mogadishu

borkena October 14,2017 Updated on October 18,2017 A massive car bomb in Mogadishu today killed at least twenty people. Many others are reported wounded. The bomb was planted in a truck outside a hotel in the city. The blast also caused the destruction of a building with hotels, restaurants and government offices in the central […]