2013-05-20 Through a new competition, the telecommunications company is encouraging Kenyan youth to develop mobile phone applications that can make money and positively impact the country.
2013-05-20 Tanzania is making strides combatting corruption, but authorities need a wider mandate to stamp out the scourge, anti-corruption bureau director general Edward Hoseah told Sabahi.
2013-05-17 Although police have detained and questioned over 300 people in connection to the attacks, investigations have not discovered the motive.
2013-05-17 Civil society groups are gathering signatures for a petition to recall seven lawmakers for attempting to reverse wage cuts recently instituted for public officials.
2013-05-16 The federal government announced it will take full control of its airspace by end of 2013, a move that triggered the Somaliland regional administration to retaliate.
2013-05-16 Two leaders from rival clans claim the top position of the contested southern region of Somalia, while the federal government looks to step in and mediate.
2013-05-15 Critics say Kenya has not done enough to stamp out police corruption, while police officials say more money is needed to align police with the devolved system of government.
2013-05-15 The country's two big labour unions, the General Union of Djibouti Workers and Union of Djibouti Workers, should join forces to champion workplace rights, workers say.
2013-05-14 The Somali government is trying to establish a new worldwide diplomatic mission to highlight its policies on economic and human development.
2013-05-14 Harmonised education standards would allow citizens and companies in the East African Community to cross borders in search of employment and opportunities, stakeholders say.
2013-05-13 More than 200 illiterate and innumerate Somali women are receiving free instruction at a Waberi District school.
2013-05-13 As part of efforts to eliminate the al-Shabaab threat, the government is reviving the Kenya Police Reserve, a unit of armed civilians who will go undercover in their communities.
2013-05-10 The Kenya Police Operations Centre will give the country an edge in warding off extremist threats by co-ordinating efforts among national security agencies, government officials say.
2013-05-10 Conference participants pledged nearly $450 million in aid to help the Somali government re-build the country and its armed forces.
2013-05-09 The contentious issue of slaughtering rights was also addressed at the meeting, and religious leaders plan to share the new rules with the press soon.
2013-05-09 Ahmed Abdi Godane repeated his usual themes yet failed to address the criticism he is facing from a growing number of other top al-Shabaab leaders.
2013-05-08 Residents and local officials say flooding has created a desperate situation that may escalate into a humanitarian crisis involving widespread famine and disease if help does not materialise.
2013-05-08 Raychelle Awuor Omamo, a long-time Kenyan diplomat and lawyer, is President Uhuru Kenyatta's cabinet nominee for defence secretary.
2013-05-07 Citizens are helping the authorities safeguard the city from terrorism by reporting suspicious behaviour and unattended packages.
2013-05-07 The blast killed three people and injured more than 60, as the government vows to 'use maximum force' to fight those attempting to instigate religious tension in the country.
2013-05-06 President Jakaya Kikwete has ordered troops to combat poachers directly, while the Tanzania National Parks announced plans to use unmanned surveillance planes.
2013-05-06 The minister told Sabahi the international community must continue to stand with Somalia to build on the progress made so far and realise its full economic potential.
2013-05-03 A new programme aims to eliminate homelessness by putting young children in school and providing vocational training to young adults.
2013-05-03 One of the suspected assailants in last month's attack on the Hubaal newspaper office is a police officer, a fact that is causing many to believe that government officials are involved.
2013-05-02 Somalia's Ministry of Interior and National Security soon will mobilise a 1,300-member police unit to patrol the nation's capital in specially marked vehicles and helicopters.
2013-05-02 Kenya is making little progress in implementing its Vision 2030 development plan, critics say, but officials overseeing it say the country is achieving substantive gains.
2013-05-01 Next month, many businesses will be required to begin issuing electronic tax register receipts to ensure that the government has accurate records of their sales.
2013-05-01 The federal government must invest in innovation and fix trade problems in order to keep Somalia's economy on a path towards sustained growth.
The Kenya Police Operations Centre will give the country an edge in warding off extremist threats by co-ordinating efforts among national security agencies, government officials say.
Al-Badar and Badbaado football teams squared off for a Group B match in the Somali Football League at Somali National University Stadium on April 29, 2013. Scores of fans came out to cheer on the two teams and enjoy the match, an activity previously banned by al-Shabaab when the militant group controlled the capital.