Kenyan, Ethiopian runners dominate 2018 Lagos City marathon
11 February 2018 | 11:00 am
Kenyan, Ethiopian runners dominate 2018 Lagos City marathon.
26 Mar 2021
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders says it witnessed Ethiopian soldiers executing at least four men in the country's Tigray region. The troops reportedly killed the men after forcing them off civilian buses.
30 Mar 2021
Sarah Obama, often referred to by former US President Barack Obama as his 'granny', has died aged 99 in Kisumu, Kenya. After being unwell for about a week, ‘Mama Sarah’ WAS admitted to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital where she later passed away.
2 Apr 2021
Kenya is hit by a third wave of coronavirus cases. More than 15 percent of people tested every day are positive. Hospitals have become overcrowded, intensive care units are at full capacity and oxygen cylinders have run out. President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced fresh restrictions to curb the spread of the virus. He hopes the measures and a vaccination drive will protect the population. Also, we speak to Doctors Without Borders after thousands of survivors from an IS group attack on Mozambique's northern town of Palma stream into the port of Pemba.
11 Apr 2021
The plane's nonappearance took its original destination in Zambia by surprise. As the pilot informed air traffic control that he was about to land, they told him: "We can't see you."
3 May 2021
Police fired tear gas canisters at DW's East Africa correspondent Mariel Müller while she was covering a protest in Nairobi. Amnesty International and the Foreign Press Association of Africa have condemned the attack.
14 May 2021
Ethiopians will vote in June to elect a new parliament. But electoral registration is patchy and opposition parties plan to boycott the ballot. Experts fear that simmering ethnic tensions will escalate.
21 May 2021
Kenya's High Court has stopped the president's bid to push through constitutional reform, a report from Amnesty International says that White people were rescued first after an Islamist attack in Mozambique in March, and Covid-19 has forced the faithful in Ghana to move their worshipping online. KENYA
26 May 2021
About 97% of Kenyans seeking medical treatments abroad go to India. With rising COVID-19 deaths and restrictions on travel to India, Kenyans seeking treatment have been left stranded.
24 Jun 2021
Ethiopian opposition leader Nega casts his ballot in parliamentary vote
2 Jul 2021
Kenyan government has denied involvement in arrest and extradition of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
6 Jul 2021
Ethiopian soldiers captured by the Tigray Defence Force walk towards Mekele Rehabilitation Centre, in the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region. According to the Tigray Defence Forces (TDF), more than 7,000 captive Ethiopian soldiers have walked from Abdi Eshir, about 75 km southwest of Mekele, for four days. The rebels marched into the city this week after local officials and federal government troops pulled out, and the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has since declared a unilateral ceasefire.
31 Jul 2021
For many the water hyacinth is a menace - an invasive plant that harms aquatic life and helps bacteria and mosquitos flourish. But Kenyan entrepreneur Dominic Kahumbu is pioneering a machine that turns the weed into clean cooking fuel.
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Senegal's electoral commission has said the ruling coalition has failed to hold on to its absolute parliamentary majority.
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Because he believes that the African markets desire different kinds of perfumes than those made by the big names in the West, Nigerian investor Adewale Aladejana has been able to take the African fragrance industry by storm.
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The head of Nigeria's air force has urged operational commanders to show "no mercy" as they tackle mounting insecurity that has spread from the country's north.
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The move will allow more federal funding and measures to be used to fight the disease in the US. The announcement follows a similar declaration by the World Health Organization.
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Germany's queer community is demanding that the Catholic Church accept their sexual identities. More than 100 members, including pastors, friars, and nuns have come out recently.
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Aung Kyaw Moe, human rights adviser to Myanmar's National Unity Government, speaks with DW about the execution of four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar, as well as Rohingya rights and democratization.