Over 200,000 people have been left homeless by the ongoing government crackdown on informal settlements and markets. These demolitions have turned to be a nightmare to many.
29 June 2005 - Venetia Makoni
In Isiolo, a local imam, Rashid Haroun, preaches about the dangers of risky sex and has tackled the abuse of women and the stigmatization of persons infected and affected by AIDS.
27 June 2005 - Darren Taylor
As part of activities to mark the World Refugee Day, the government of Tanzania is due to grant citizenship on Monday to the first 182 of 1,320 Somali refugees, a UN official said.
20 June 2005 - IRIN
Tony Blair is slammed for ignoring the genocide in Darfur, while lecturing world leaders on helping Africa. A report by pressure group Waging Peace, criticises the prime minister for a “policy of appeasement” towards the Sudanese regime.
20 June 2005 - OneWorld
Sudan has responded to the attentions of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by setting up its own national court to investigate war crimes. Such a court could have no credibility whatsoever, argues Amnesty International.
20 June 2005 - Amnesty International
As part of the activities to mark the Day of the African child, leaders have called for a stop to early marriages and child labour that are still rampant in the East African country.
18 June 2005 - IRIN
The April murder of Samson ole Sisina, a Maasai game warden, by Tom Cholmondeley, a white farmer, has rekindled bitter rivalries between the Maasai and white farmers, that have existed since pre-independence days.
18 June 2005 - Zachary Ochieng
The country's transitional government is finally back home but a faction leader controlling Jowhar town is not happy with the interim President Abdullhi Yussuf who kept him waiting at the airport and instead diverted to Djibouti.
16 June 2005 - IRIN
At least 60 villagers have been killed in ethnic tensions fuelled by disputes over cocoa land.
9 June 2005 - IRIN
The decision by the International Criminal Court's prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, to start an investigation into atrocities in Darfur is a key step toward bringing justice for those crimes, Human Rights Watch said.
8 June 2005 - Africafiles
Various support groups are encouraging men to avoid denial and come to terms with their status.
8 June 2005 - Plusnews
Nigeria's president and Head of African Union, Olusegun Obasanjo has moved to stop the appointment of a special envoy to the troubled West African nation of Togo.
7 June 2005 - IRIN
Both the governments and the business community concur that the yet to be eliminated Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) have been a major impediment to the enhancement of trade and co-operation in the region as envisaged by the implementation of the Customs Union that came into effect in January this year
2 June 2005 - Fred Oluoch
Nigeria is to deploy three experts to Addis Ababa to provide technical assistance in capacity development to Ethiopian civil service, according to a Momorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed last month in Badagry near Lagos, between the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) and the Ethiopian Civil Service College (ECSC).
2 June 2005 - Toye Olori
The Nigerian government has appointed independent mediators to end a dispute between transnational Royal Dutch/Shell and the local Ogoni community, which forced the oil giant to suspend some of its operations in the oil-rich Niger Delta 13 years ago.
2 June 2005 - IRIN