Fri, 10 Jul 2020

How COVID-19 is putting the rule of law to the test across Africa

A number of Africa's fragile democracies have become vulnerable to the sword of leaders assuming wide-ranging powers under cover of ...

How community radio has contributed to building peace: a Kenyan case study

Kenya has witnessed post-election violence in varying degrees since the return of multiparty politics in 1992. The worst was in ...

Testing strategies to help Kenya's urban poor get access to food

In Kenya's urban areas, there's a serious problem of people not having enough food, particularly in the capital city of ...

Revs' Arena seeking fast start vs. Impact

New England coach Bruce Arena says it's important that the Revolution hit the ground running when they face the Montreal ...

US, Kenya Officially Launch Trade Talks

The United States and Kenya formally launched negotiations Wednesday on a bilateral trade deal, which the countries hope could be ...

Seven Candidates Battling for WTO Leadership

Seven candidates are vying to become the next head of the beleaguered World Trade Organization - with two entering the ...

Covid-19: Schools in Kenya to remain closed until 2021

'Everyone looks broken' - Anger as forced coronavirus quarantine extended in KenyaKenya closed schools on 15 March when it had ...

Next global AIDS strategy: be part of making history

Opening a session at the 2020 International AIDS Conference on UNAIDS' Opening a session at the 2020 International AIDS Conference ...

COVID-19 cases nearing 9,000 in Kenya

NAIROBI, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's total number of COVID-19 cases neared 9,000 mark on Thursday after the country confirmed ...

Vincent Onyala sparkles in Kenya 7s underwhelming season

NAIROBI, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Once hailed as a bright spark in the annual HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, Kenya ...

Roundup: Kenyan police foil three al-Shabab attacks within a week

GARISSA, Kenya, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan police said Thursday they are on high alert after repulsing three al-Shabab attacks ...

Kenya prepares for WRC Safari Rally despite postponement

NAIROBI, July 9 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan organizers have stepped up preparations for the return of the historic Safari Rally, despite ...

African Athletics boss eyeing future development after pandemic

PARIS, July 9 (Xinhua) -- African Athletics Confederation (CAA) president Hamad Kalkaba Malboum said in an interview on Wednesday that ...

Roundup: Kenya releases new transport rules amid COVID-19 pandemic

NAIROBI, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's transport ministry said on Wednesday that standard gauge railway passenger train services between Nairobi ...

Countries have to cooperate, says top Swiss diplomat

Valentin Zellweger, head of Switzerlands mission to the UN in Geneva, is leaving at the end of July to take ...

Winning bets isnt a game of chance

Scrapping excise duty which came into full force early this month will renew interest ...

Craft Silicon, Red Cross in partnership to empower youths in slums

Majority of slum dwellers depend on manual jobs to earn a living ...

Jacinta Mbithi lands position at International Congress and Convention Association

ICCA encompasses all major stakeholders in the world of association meetings. ...

Telkom and Loon to deploy 4G internet technology to customers

This is the first application of the technology in Africa, and the first large-scale, non-emergency use of the technology anywhere ...

Bank closes branch after reported COVID-19 case

The Westlands branch will be closed from Wednesday for one week for fumigation and safety protocols. ...

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Chinese government backs WHO, slams United States

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - China on Wednesday defended the World Health Organization and lashed out at the US decision to withdraw ...

India slams Pakistan at UNOCT Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week

Washington D.C. [US], July 10 (ANI): India on Thursday slammed Pakistan for sponsoring cross-border terrorism saying the neighbouring country has ...

Brazil to Ban Fires in Amazon for 120 Days

Brazil will ban fires in the Amazon forest for 120 days, heeding the demands of global investors upset over environmental ...

US, Allies Increasingly Agree on Need to Confront China

WASHINGTON - U.S. allies are growing increasingly vocal about their willingness to push back against China on the global stage, ...

Syria to Face First Severe Bread Shortages Since Start of War

Syria could face the worst bread shortages since the outbreak of its decadelong civil war, a U.N. official said."There is ...

'Extrajudicial killings by Pakistan establishment not acceptable'

Geneva [Switzerland], July 09 (ANI): Asserting that extrajudicial killings by Pakistani establishment in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir are "not acceptable", activist Sajjad ...

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