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How Kenya's judiciary can break the cycle of electoral violence

Kenya is no stranger to highly contested elections, including those pervaded by political and ethnic violence.When there is no finality ...

Ethiopia Expels The Economist Correspondent

Nairobi, Kenya - Ethiopia has expelled The Economist's correspondent from the East African country, accusing him of taking a 'misguided ...

#JusticeForSheila highlights the precarious lives of queer people in Kenya

Kenya is one of 32 countries in Africa that criminalise homosexuality. People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ...

Biden Approves 'Small, Persistent' US Military Presence in Somalia

U.S. President Joe Biden has authorized a deployment of fewer than 500 troops to the East African nation of Somalia ...

Kenyan athletes smash into record books at World 10K Bengaluru 2022

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 16 (ANI): Kenya's Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli and Irene Cheptai smashed into the record book by running ...

Study suggests some strategies to cut methane emissions might not be effective

Nairobi [Kenya], May 15 (ANI): Environmental methane emissions are fuelled by the natural burps and belches from livestock ruminants like ...

Big infrastructure projects on the continent should work for everyone

Big infrastructure projects should be based on the needs of people and communities. Often, they are criticised for benefiting the ...

Kenya's Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli, Irene Cheptai win TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2022 with course records

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 15 (ANI): Kenya's Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli and Irene Cheptai ran course records of 27:38 and 30:35 ...

Kenya's fuel crisis: how the country's subsidy system works

Oil is an essential commodity for Kenya's transport and industrial production, electricity generation and water provision. In 2008, as the ...

Parijat Industries Launches Patented Insecticide, Velektin For Cotton, Maize And Chilly

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI/Parijat): Parijat Industries (India) Pvt Ltd, announced the formal launch of its patented insecticide Velektin, ...

COP15: Securing land rights is crucial to land restoration in Africa

Human rights-based land governance on the African continent is the best way to rehabilitate land and prevent its degradation.This according ...

Kenya vows to intensify efforts to tackle transnational crime, graft

MOMBASA, Kenya, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday vowed to intensify measures against transnational crime and ...

Kenya Deaflympics team tops Africa despite marathon heartbreak

NAIROBI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Kenya topped the African medal charts at the recently concluded 2022 Summer Deaflympics at Caxias ...

Israel, Kenya sign agreement to strengthen economic, trade cooperation

JERUSALEM, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Israel and Kenya have signed an agreement on strengthening bilateral economic and trade cooperation, the ...

Africa roots for infrastructure modernization to spur growth

KISUMU, Kenya, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The revamping of Africa's transport infrastructure including seaports, railways, roads and airports is urgent ...

Africities Summit kicks off amid call to accelerate urban renewal

KISUMU, Kenya, May 17 (Xinhua) --- The ninth Africities Summit opened Tuesday in western Kenyan city of Kisumu amid calls ...

Biden brings back the US Contingent to Somalia

President Joe Biden has ordered the resumption of the US military presence in Somalia to help local authorities fight the ...

Horn of Africa drought affects 18 mln people: UN

UNITED NATIONS, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The northeast Africa drought affects more than 18 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia and ...

AU deploys pre-election assessment mission to Kenya

ADDIS ABABA, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The African Union (AU) on Monday disclosed the deployment of its Pre-election Assessment Mission ...

UN warns of worsening drought in Horn of Africa in four decades

NAIROBI, May 15 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations top relief official has warned of the worsening drought in the Horn ...

(Hello Africa) Chinese-built expressway starts trial run in Nairobi

Kenyans have warmly welcomed the trial run of the 27.1-km Nairobi expressway financed and built by the China Road and ...

GLOBALink | Chinese-built expressway starts trial run in Nairobi

NAIROBI, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Kenya on Saturday began trial runs on the Chinese-built Nairobi expressway ahead of its commissioning ...

Xiconomics: How Xi's economic philosophy promotes global governance

BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhua) -- "The right way forward for humanity is peaceful development and win-win cooperation," Chinese President Xi ...

Kenya appoints transition committee to run football for five weeks

NAIROBI, May 13 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government has appointed a transition committee to manage the country's football for the ...

Canada announces over $73 million in funding to respond to drought in Horn of Africa

April 26, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Canada is extremely concerned by the drought in the Horn ...

Backgrounder: Canada's funding responds to crisis caused by drought in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia

Canada has announced that it is providing over $63.75 million in new funding for humanitarian assistance to help address the ...

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Warm water dwarf sperm whale dies off Ireland's Glengarriff, Co Cork

DUBLIN, Ireland: Officials have confirmed that the first dwarf sperm whale has washed up on the shores of Ireland.The announcement ...

Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

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