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Kenya’s President Talks Terrorism With Merkel In Berlin

President Uhuru Kenyatta has met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. The two leaders discussed the ongoing fight against terrorism. Kenyatta met with Merkel in the German capital on Wednesday amid growing concern in Europe over terrorism in the wake of last month’s attacks in Brussels. The Kenyan president emphasized that combatting terrorism was […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured a bone in her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident in Switzerland, her spokesman says. She will have to remain lying down as much as possible in the next three weeks and several visits will be cancelled, Steffen Seibert said. She also suffered heavy bruising in the accident, in […]

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Chancellor Angela Merkel has come under fire for missing Nelson Mandela’s memorial in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Although dozens of world leaders made the trip, she stayed in Berlin. Germany was represented by President Joachim Gauck, who took his place alongside world figures including US President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Although […]

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Global leaders have been paying tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela, following his death on December 5. Speaking at a France-Africa summit in Paris, French President François Hollande described the scale of Mandela’s achievements and legacy: “He had already entered into history during his life, and, in death, he takes his place in the […]

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Chancellor wins third term, but will have to seek new coalition after her centre-right allies crash out of parliament. Official results confirm that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives have won Germany’s election, but indicate that they have finished short of an absolute majority. Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party together won 41.5 percent of […]

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