Sierra Leone: Death toll from landslide reaches 500

borkena,African News August 21,2017 Death toll from last week’s devastating landslide in Sierra Leone now reaches 500. And six hundred more people are missing. The disaster hit some families harder so much so that three or four members of the same family are killed by the landslide. At least 2000 people are left homeless while […]

China sending troop to reinforce military base in Djibouti

China sending troop to reinforce military base in Djibouti

Djibouti serves collects revenue from military base rentals July 12,2017 borkena,Africa News China’s People’s Liberation Army dispatched troops to Djibouti. Press TV cited Chinese Ministry of Defense website to report that the sendoff was ceremonies at Zhanjiang, Southern Chinese port. China claims that it will use the military base for purposes of anti-piracy operations, UN […]

Asmara designated as UNESCO world heritage city

Asmara designated as UNESCO world heritage city

borkena, African News July 08,2017 World Heritage Committee meeting Krakow,Poland, designated Asmara as UNESCO world heritage city. The committee reviewed nominations of 33 sites for UNESCO’s World Herigate List. Judges are cited, by BBC, as saying : “Architecture from the colonial era left an “exceptional example” of modernism,…’” Asmara has about 400 modernist buildings from […]

African Union to send fact finding mission to disputed area between Djibouti and Eritrea

African Union to send fact finding mission to disputed area between Djibouti and Eritrea

Nearly ten years old now, dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea has apparently become a concern to continental and Global scale organizations. borkena, African News June 21,2017 African Union is sending fact-finding mission to disputed border area between the two counties. UN security council backed the initiative. Earlier this week, the security council called for peaceful […]

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