Sudan Defense Minister’s is a death a blow to peace efforts

Sudan’s transition to civilian government has suffered a blow with the death its Defence Minister. General Gamal al-Din Omar died of a heart attack in neighbouring South Sudan where he was negotiating with rebel groups. The head of Sudan’s transitional government General Abdel Fatah al Burhan says the nation mourns a man seeking to bring […]

Nobel laureate Martti Ahtissari has COVID19

Former Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari has contracted COVID 19. His office says the international peace negator and his wife Eeva, who has also tested positive, are doing well. ends intro Martti Ahtisaaari’s efforts as a United Nations diplomat and mediator in serious and long-lasting conflicts in Namibia, Indonesia, Kosovo and […]

Six million surgical masks have gone missing at Kenyan airport

German authorities are looking for six million protective masks they say have gone missing in Kenya. The airports authority say the masks never arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and the German claim is fake news. It isn’t clear why the masks, produced by a German manufacturer, were sent to the German army via Kenya. […]

Ethiopia releases 4011 prisoners to slow spread of COVID 19

Ethiopia’s released more than 4000 prisoners in a move designed to slow the spread of COVID 19. The East African country has 19 patients infected with the coronavirus. The decision to release the prisoners was taken by the national task force to tackle COVID 19 which is lead by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The premier […]