President Uhuru Kenyatta has led the nation in mourning one of Kenya’s top lawyers Phillip Nzamba Kitonga who passed away on Saturday at the age of 64 years. In his message of comfort to the family, friends, relatives and the legal fraternity, the President described the departed Senior Counsel as a constitutional law stalwart and a patriotic Kenyan with unmatched legal prowess. “I am deeply saddened by the death of my friend Senior Counsel Nzamba…"President Kenyatta Leads Kenyans In Mourning Lawyer Nzamba Kitonga"
President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured Kenyans that his administration will continue partnering with the Church in the delivery of key services. The President applauded the church for its role in offering services to Kenyans over the years saying the partnership should be strengthened even further. “It is not just the gospel which the church spreads. This church mixed the spreading of the gospel, with education and taking care of health. They treated the soul, treated…"Government To Continue Partnering With The Church In Service Delivery, President Kenyatta Says"
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Armed men attacked a school in Cameroon’s southwestern town of Kumba on Saturday, killing at least four children and wounding at least 15 others. No one claimed responsibility, but the government blamed separatists who had ordered that schools in the area be closed. Patrick Ebale, 17, said he was still recovering from the shock of the incident, in which gunmen attacked the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy. Ebale said students in the…"Cameroon Says Separatist Attack on School Kills 4"
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia on Saturday denounced “belligerent threats” over the huge dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile River, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said downstream Egypt will “blow up” the project it has called an existential threat. Ethiopia’s foreign minister summoned the U.S. ambassador to seek clarification, saying “the incitement of war between Ethiopia and Egypt from a sitting U.S. president neither reflects the longstanding partnership and strategic…"Ethiopia Blasts Trump Remark That Egypt Will ‘Blow Up’ Dam"
Addis Ababa, The European Union (EU) High Representative Josep Borrell has affirmed EU’s continued support to the African Union led negation between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). In a statement issued today on the latest developments of GERD, the High Representative underlined that “Now is the time for action and not for increasing tensions.” An agreement on the filling of the GERD is within the reach of Ethiopia, Sudan…"EU Vows to Support AU Led Negotiation on GERD"
Addis Ababa, Foreign Affairs Minister, Gedu Andargachew, summoned today the United States Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mike Raynor to seek clarifications on the remarks the US President made regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during his telephone conversation with the Prime Ministers of the Republic of the Sudan and the State of Israel. Gedu underscored the statement on the GERD and the negotiation process as misleading and wrong as the GERD doesn’t stop the flow…"Ethiopia seeks Clarification on President Trump’s Statement about GERD"