Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and his Kenyan counterpart President Uhuru Kenyatta. PHOTO/FILEBy ABDULHAKIM SHERMANnewsdesk@reporter.co.keSomalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has declared the country is in a state of war with the terror group Al-Shabaab.And President Farmaajo has asked the Somali people to stand with the country’s security agencies in...
Lupita Nyong'o. PHOTO/COURTESYBy OUR CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keOscar winner Lupita Nyongo is among nine Kenyan women who have been nominated the New African Woman Awards in nine different categories.Others include Tabitha Karanja, Founder and CEO - Keroche Breweries (New African Woman in Business), Gina Din Kariuki, Founder Gina Din Corporate Communications (New...
Surfing the internet. PHOTO/PEXELSBy TECH CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keSince 2015 the number of people connected to Facebook across Africa has grown to 42 percent to over 170 million monthly active users. Of these, 94 percent come back on mobile phones, the company has said.Facebook executives Carolyn Everson, VP Global Marketing Solutions and...
When world leaders from 175 countries gathered at United Nations Headquarters for the official signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change. PHOTO/UNBy ECO REPORTERnewsdesk@reporter.co.keThe Pan-African organization United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) is set to hold a conference to discuss issues revolving around climate finance on...
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Counselor Thomas H. Staal. PHOTO/COURTESYBy OUR REPORTERnewsdesk@reporter.co.keUnited States Agency for International Development (USAID) Counselor Thomas H. Staal is on a visit in East Africa to discuss humanitarian and violent extremism activities.During his visit Mr Staal will be travelling to Ethiopia, Kenya, and...
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth-Obbo. PHOTO/COURTESYBy ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.keUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is appealing for support for efforts aimed at bringing greater stability inside Somalia, and to the countries hosting Somali refugees.Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth-Obbo, speaking...
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo (Somalia), Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (Ethiopia) and presidents Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (Djibouti), Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Ismaïl Omar Guelleh (Djibouti) and Salva Kiir (South Sudan) when they attended the IGAD summit in Nairobi. PHOTO/PSCUPSCU – The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has resolved...
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo at State House Nairobi. PHOTO/PSCUPSCU – Kenya and Somalia today opened a new charter of cooperation by announcing plans to open two border posts and a re-launch of direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu.President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya and Somalia...
Somalia President Mohamed Farmaajo with President Uhuru Kenyatta during the swearing-in ceremony in Mogadishu. PHOTO/PSCUBy ABDULHAKIM SHERMANnewsdesk@reporter.co.keA special summit of Heads of State and Government on Somali refugees will be convened on Saturday 25th March 2017 in Nairobi on Satuday, March 25, 2017.The summit will bring together member states...
Sailors of the Navy Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 hosted Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general and Army Reserve Engagement Cell chief, Feb. 7, 2017. PHOTO/COURTESYBy SECURITY CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keThe U.S. military, in partnership with AMISOM troop and police contributing countries, allies, the African Union, and...