Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Wardheer News

A president by any other name could be a dictator

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza. PHOTO | AFP By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO A few days ago, Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza was named “Eternal Supreme Guide” by his ruling CNDD-FDD party. The import of that is no one is allowed to disagree with … Continued

Ethiopia’s ruling party to pick new chairperson

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia’s ruling party Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) will kick off its meeting on Tuesday to elect new party chair. The EPRDF Council is expected to pick new party chairperson, who will serve as the next prime … Continued

East African ministers to meet in Kenya over Somali refugees

NAIROBI, Ministers from the Eastern African regional bloc IGAD will meet in Nairobi on Thursday on the status of 1 million Somali refugees displaced by nearly three decades of fighting. The ministers from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will … Continued

Somaliland opens trade office in Dubai

Office to support investment between African nation and UAE Sarah Dia Dubai: Somaliland opened on Monday a trade office in Dubai as the country works to boost its trade ties with the UAE. The trade office will offer import and … Continued

Two Mombasa men arrested headed to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab

By Cyrus Ombati The suspected terror group recruiters Salama Mohamed and Suleiman Mandilo [Courtesy] Police are holding two men believed to be Al-Shabaab recruiters who were trying to sneak out of the country to join Al-Shabaab in Somalia. The two Kenyans Suleiman Hemed Mwandilo and … Continued

Mohammed bin Salman: Only death can stop me from ruling

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince describes accusations that Ritz Carlton detentions were part of a power grab as ‘naive’. In a wide-ranging interview, bin Salman discussed Iran, human rights and the war in Yemen [Dan Kitwood /Getty Images] Saudi Arabia’s Crown … Continued

Raila-Uhuru pact seems to give Opposition the licence to loot

President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) and Nasa leader Raila Odinga conclude a joint press conference at Harambee House, Nairobi, on March 9, 2018. The pact seems to protect the interests of individual opposition leaders rather than the nation’s citizens. PHOTO | … Continued