Mogadishu's police chief announced he had suspended parliament on Monday, saying he was acting unilaterally to prevent lawmakers from extending the president's term, only to be fired moments later by the police commissioner.
[New Times] Media practitioners in Rwanda have urged the public to exercise caution while using social media, urging them to pick out valuable and truthful information and shun falsehoods and rumours that are spread by ill-motivated genocide deniers.
[East African] Fifteen years after discovering commercially-viable crude oil deposits, Uganda begins its final journey to production with the signing on Sunday of a landmark deal with Tanzania and French oil company Total.
[Citizen] KAMPALA: The French oil giant Total SE's chief executive, Patrick Pouyanne yesterday described as a "momentous occasion in history" the signing of the three agreements for development of the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) and committed to first commercial oil production starting around 2025.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Tanzania Freight Forwarders Association (Taffa) has expressed concerns over delays at the port of Dar es Salaam as they could not clear goods for some days now following technical hitches facing the electronic clearing system.
[East African] Eastern African countries cut $68.3 billion spending on infrastructure projects last year, the largest decline in number of projects and value of projects in sub-Saharan Africa in a year.
[East African] On April 7 every year, Rwanda starts a 100-day commemoration period of the 1994 Genocide against The Tutsi that took more than one million lives. This year, just like 2020, Kwibuka 27 comes at a time when Covid-19 pandemic has halted gatherings and public events.