The parliamentary bloc of Kenya's opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) has unanimously endorsed a proposal for party leader Raila Odinga to hold a referendum on major challenges facing the country.
AL Shabab militants in Somalia have on Wednesday shot and killed a 13 year-old girl in the town of Diinsoor in the south-western Somali region of Bay after accusing her of spying for Somali government and AU troops.
EXCLUSIVE: Somali-American elders make citizen's arrest of suspected recruiter
The motto of the Department of Homeland Security is "see something, say something" -- and a group of Somali-Americans did just that when they thought a man was trying to recruit teens to fight in Syria.
UN allocates $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel, Horn of Africa
The United Nations humanitarian chief on Wednesday allocated $75 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to bolster desperately needed relief operations in two of the world's most neglected regions: the West African Sahel and the Horn of Africa.
Public health challenges are no longer just local, national or regional. They are global. They are no longer just within the domain of public health specialists. They are among the key challenges to our societies. They are political and cross-sectoral. They are intimately linked to environment and development. They are key to national, regional and global security. This was reflected when World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended that travel restrictions be placed onPakistan, Cameroon and Syria for being the only three countries that are currently exporting wild poliovirus.
Somalia: Suspects of Murder Captured in Hodan District
Security forces apprehended several people suspected to have been behind the killing of a soldier in Mogadishu's Hodan District on Monday. This followed after police did security operation in that district.