Somalia is now demilitarising its largest football stadium

Somalia has started the process of demilitarising its biggest sports facility as African Union troops – commonly known by the acronym Amisom - begin to vacate Mogadishu stadium. For three decades, Mogadishu Stadium - Somalia’s largest sporting facility, with a capacity to hold 60,000 people - has been the preferred spot

African leaders gather in Mauritania for talks on corruption

African presidents and prime ministers are meeting in Mauritania on 1-2 July to discuss corruption which has plagued parts of the continent. The two-day meeting in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital, will deliberate on the issue under the theme: “Winning the fight against corruption: A sustainable path to Africa’s transformation”. Kenyan President Uhuru