App Promotes Ethiopian Music

App Promotes Ethiopian Music

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.UK/NEWS A mobile phone app that lets users access an archive of Ethiopian music is being launched in the capital, Addis Ababa….

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AMISOM Praises Progress by Somali Security Forces

AMISOM Praises Progress by Somali Security Forces

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADF STAFF After a three-day meeting between African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) commanders and Somali National Army leaders, the two sides believe they are…

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Tanzania’s ‘Black Mamba’

Tanzania’s ‘Black Mamba’

Reading Time: 3 minutes ADF STAFF In 1978 during the war between Tanzania and Uganda, Tanzanian Brig. Gen. John Walden got on his army’s radio system to discuss the…

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Sudan, Ethiopia Deploy Joint Forces

Sudan, Ethiopia Deploy Joint Forces

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Sudan and Ethiopia have signed an agreement to deploy joint forces along their border to prevent weapons smuggling and sporadic skirmishes between armed…

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Strength Through Cooperation

Strength Through Cooperation

Reading Time: 3 minutes This summit is held under the theme “Strengthening Partner Networks” and has brought together about 300 delegates from Africa. This theme resonates well with our…

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Tunisia Races to Protect Cultural Sites

Tunisia Races to Protect Cultural Sites

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Tunisia is making a push to protect its endangered archaeological sites and rich cultural heritage.  These sites often are looted or damaged…

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Nonprofit Helps Blind South Sudanese See Again
A blind student reads a Braille version of the Bible in Juba, South Sudan. AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Nonprofit Helps Blind South Sudanese See Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute VOICE OF AMERICA A U.S.-based nonprofit is helping hundreds of blind South Sudanese see again by hiring a local doctor to perform surgeries on patients…

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CÔTE D’IVOIRE TO HOST 2023 AFRICA CUP

CÔTE D’IVOIRE TO HOST 2023 AFRICA CUP

Reading Time: < 1 minute BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The Confederation of African Football says Côte d’Ivoire has agreed to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, instead of the…

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Tanzanian Development Project Helps Commuters

Tanzanian Development Project Helps Commuters

Reading Time: 2 minutes WORLD BANK Six million people call the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam home, making it one of the largest cities in Africa. Its growth…

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Kenya Navy Delivers Medical Aid to Mozambique

Kenya Navy Delivers Medical Aid to Mozambique

Reading Time: < 1 minute KENYA MINISTRY OF DEFENCE The Kenya Navy ship Jasiri delivered nearly 6 tons of medical supplies to Mozambique, a country that still is recovering after…

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