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IS Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing in Northern Somalia

lslamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in northern Somalia on Tuesday that killed five people, including the bomber, and wounded 18 others.A statement from Islamic ...

RHCE Providers build interoperability and skills at Garmisch conference

For the past 40 years, Regional Health Command Europe has hosted the Spring Surgical Continuing Medical Education conference at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. ...

A way of life under threat in Kenya as Lake Turkana shrinks

The last native speaker of the Elmolo language reportedly died sometime in the 1970s. By then, only a few hundred Elmolo remained, eking out a living on Kenya's southern waters of Lake Turkana as they ...

Transforming Kenya's healthcare system: a PPP success story

Photo: Direct Relief, FlickerCreative CommonsThe Kenyan government launched its national long-term development plan, Vision 2030,in 2008 with the aim of transforming Kenya into a newly-industrialise ...

Oxfam urges action against famine on eve of G7 meeting

If each G7 government contributed its fair share to the UN's appeal for $6.3 billion for all four countries, Oxfam estimates this would raise almost half the total required.Group of Seven leaders meet ...

3 Kenyan police killed in suspected al-Shabaab bombing

Three police officers were killed by a roadside bomb in northern Kenya on Wednesday, police said. The officers' Toyota Land Cruiser is believed to have hit a device planted by ...

Business: Equity Bank shuts down branches in South Sudan

NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenya';s Equity Bank Group has closed more than half of its branches in war-ravaged South Sudan because of a mix of hyperinflation, a battered local currency ...

Business: Mucheru roots for online jobs to plug unemployment gap

NYERI, KENYA: The government has intensified its efforts to bring the 40 per cent of unemployed youth onto its Ajira Digital Platform in a bid to create a million job opportunities. <br&g ...

Business: Malindi court restrains Belgium firm in Lamu windpower tussle

LAMU, KENYA: The Environment and Lands Court in Malindi has halted a Belgium firm';s Sh21 billion wind project in Lamu following a case filed by an American consortium that o ...

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Tunisia declares war on graft after social unrest

Tunis - Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after the arrest of three businessmen and a customs officer on suspicion of graft and financing protests in the North African country.Corr

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The jungle book 2016

Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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