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KENYA: DP Ruto’s Pilot, 4 Americans Die in Turkana Chopper Crash

Deputy President William Ruto’s pilot, Captain Mario Magonga, has died in a chopper crash into Lake Turkana in Turkana County. Police on Monday said Captain Magonga died with all the four Americans he was flying after their helicopter came down near Lobolo in Central Island National Park at 8pm. OFF RADAR “Available information

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South Sudan Gets New Chief of Military Intelligence

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has appointed a new chief of military intelligence through an executive order. Kiir replaced Major-General Chock-rach Angich with Major-General Rin Tueny Mabor, ending months of speculations over possible candidates for the position. Tueny, former Eastern Lakes State governor has held various positions in the government. The president gave

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FDC Spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda

FDC: Museveni, SFC Commander Nabasa Beating War Drums

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has accused President Yoweri Museveni and  Special Forces Command (SFC) commander Maj Gen Don William Nabasa of beating war drums. Adddressing reporters at party headquarters at Najjanankumbi in Kampala on Monday, FDC spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda said the party was “is concerned with war

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Kagame and Museveni

Kagame: South African Elements Brewing Trouble Between Uganda and Rwanda

Rwanda's president, Paul Kagame, has accused elements in South Africa of sowing seeds of division between Kigali and Kampala. In recent times, Uganda and Rwanda have had their strained relations. Although Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, have met severally, discussed and committed to work together again, the former is concerned

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Kenyatta Speaks Out on Nairobi Terrorist Attack

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised that the country’s security agencies will continue to hunt down every individual that was involved in the Tuesday Nairobi attack to make them pay fully. “We’ll continue to pursue every person that was involved in funding, planning and execution of yesterday’s terrorist attacks. We’ll hunt

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GRAPHIC IMAGES: Dusit Hotel Attackers Shot Dead

Six Al Shabab terrorists involved in the Tuesday attack at Dusit Hotel Complex in Nairobi have been confirmed dead, The Tower Post reports. Preliminary reports indicate that security operatives gunned down five of them while one blew himself up with explosives after he was cordoned off. Images of two of the terrorists

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South Sudan: Why Machar’s Representative Musa Pouk Resigned

SPLM-IO’s representative to Qatar, Yohanis Musa Pouk, has resigned, citing frustrations over the group’s failure to make reforms. Musa said he had written a resignation letter to South Sudanese opposition leader Riek Machar, who is currently in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Musa, who joined Machar’s opposition group in 2013, said Machar has

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