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No Continent for Old Men

No Continent for Old Men

Africa has the world’s youngest population and its oldest leaders. If the next generation wants change, young Africans must abandon dreams of private-sector success and enter the political arena.
President of Cameroon Paul Biya (L) walks with Nigerian…

Egypt says no ‘breakthrough’ with Ethiopia over Nile dam

Egypt says no ‘breakthrough’ with Ethiopia over Nile dam

Sunday September 15, 2019

CAIRO (AP) – Egypt says negotiations over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia have not led to any “breakthrough.”
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told reporters that talks over the $5 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissa…

Somalia: Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17

Somalia: Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17

By Harun MarufSunday September 15, 2019
FILE – Al-Shabab fighters display weapons as they conduct military exercises in northern Mogadishu, Somalia.

The al-Shabab militant group launched a series of attacks since Saturday that led to the death of at …

Second annual investment forum opens in Garowe

Second annual investment forum opens in Garowe

Sunday September 15, 2019GAROWE (HOL) – The second annual Puntland Investment Forum brining together entrepreneurs locally and abroad opened today in Puntland’s administrative capital Garowe.The investment forum which seeks to provide a platform for …

Winners of EU funded poetry competition unveiled in Mogadishu

Winners of EU funded poetry competition unveiled in Mogadishu

Hiiraan Online Sunday September 15, 2019MOGADISHU (HOL) – The winners of the EU funded poetry competition dubbed SilsiladdaNabaddawere unveiled Saturday in Mogadishu.Five young poets were recognised for their award winning submissions in a ceremony he…

Afra Grill, A New Fast Casual Restaurant, Joins Columbus Restaurant Scene

Afra Grill, A New Fast Casual Restaurant, Joins Columbus Restaurant Scene

Sunday September 15, 2019First ever an African Inspired and an American Made restaurant
concept. Afra Grill promises to bring to you the African vibes with food
flavors unlike any other without traveling to the continent.Columbus, OH –
Afra Grill, a …

Coming Soon: Turkey’s Very Own F-35 Like Stealth Fighter?

Coming Soon: Turkey’s Very Own F-35 Like Stealth Fighter?

Sunday September 15, 2019By Mark Episkopos
Key point: Turkey continues to want a homegrown fighter, but it won’t match the F-35.
Turkey’s recent ejection from the F-35 program has spawned a wave of speculation as to the fate of Ankara’s procurement …

Somali youth urged to take part in electoral process

Somali youth urged to take part in electoral process

Sunday September 15, 2019MOGADISHU, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — Somalia has challenged the youth to play a role in the country’s decision-making process by participating in preparations for the upcoming elections.
Khadija Mohamed Diriye, minister of youth an…

Kenya launches the world’s first malaria vaccine

Kenya launches the world’s first malaria vaccine

Sunday September 15, 2019A health worker poised to give the first ever dose of a malaria vaccine outside a clinical trial CREDIT: AMOS GUMULIRA/AFP  CREDIT: AMOS GUMULIRA /GETTY
Kenya has become the third country in Africa to roll out the world’s…

U.S. Blames Iran for Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

U.S. Blames Iran for Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

Sunday September 15, 2019By Summer Said, Jared Malsin and Jessica DonatiSmoke billowing after a fire at a Saudi Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday. PHOTO: VIDEOS OBTAINED BY REUTERS/REUTERS
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran f…