Saturday, January 19, 2019

Flights delayed as Ethiopian Airlines plane overshoots Entebbe Airport runway during landing

Flights have been delayed at Entebbe International Airport after an Ethiopian airlines plane overshot the runway leaving several passengers stranded.

China will not take over Port of Mombasa, ignore propaganda – Uhurua

Propaganda. That is how President Uhuru Kenyatta has described reports that the Port of Mombasa could be taken over by China...

Saudi naval forces prepare for Red Wave 1

JEDDAH: The joint military drill, Red Wave 1, is to launch early next week with the participation of the countries bordering...

255,000 displaced due to ethnic violence in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA. — The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said on Wednesday about 255,000 people have been displaced...

15 Ethiopian suspects arrested for links to assassinations group

Ethiopian police arrested 15 suspects for their alleged links to a clandestine group carrying out high-profile assassinations in Oromia region, security...

The UAE’s active role in Horn of Africa peace-making

As a momentous year draws to a close, The National is running a series of articles examining the impact of the growing...

Burundi military opposes Somali withdrawal plan

The Burundi army on Sunday said it opposed a request by the African Union that it withdraw 1,000 soldiers serving in an African peacekeeping...

Why Djibouti Is the Loser of the Horn of Africa’s New Peace

Ethiopians and Eritreans alike are celebrating the breakneck speed of a rapprochement between Addis Ababa and Asmara, two longtime enemies. Closer ties between the...

Charlie Hebdo suspect arrested in Djibouti

Peter Cherif  Pens and pencils left in tribute after the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris in January 2015. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA A French terror suspect...

Bomb explosion kills 10 in Ethiopia

By BBC More by this Author A bomb explosion in the west of Ethiopia has killed at least 10 people travelling in a minibus. The bomb was...

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