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Sunday, May 28, 2017

East Africa

Rwanda seeks to explore opportunity in Floriculture

Rwandan Investment and Agro-Export Promotion officials is hosting an Investor conference on opportunities in the horticulture sector in the country. The conference is aimed at...

Five Kenyan Police officers killed, one injured in Liboi attack

Five police officers have been killed and one injured in yet another attack in Liboi, a day after eight police officers were killed in...

Kenyan medics say US health aid cuts will mean more abortions

President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a policy blocking U.S. aid to organisations offering abortion services will have one sure result, say medical workers...

Ethiopia’s Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom has been elected the new head of World Health Organisation, becoming the first African to lead the Geneva-based UN agency. Adhanom who...

South Sudan refugees seek refuge in Uganda

The scale of the refugee crisis in Uganda is extraordinary, with average daily arrivals put at over 2,000 people. The country now hosts the largest...

Rwanda exports improve as Airlines cut freight charges

Rwanda has strengthened efforts at increasing exports of products like flowers, vegetables and fruits, as exporters will now pay $1.5 per kilogramme from about...

Kenya Airways’ budget carrier plans international flights

Kenyan budget carrier Jambojet expects government approval this month to start flying to destinations outside the country, and will lease more planes to start...

Cholera kills two in Kenyan capital, five hospitalised -official

Cholera has killed two people in the Kenyan capital this week and another five are receiving treatment in hospital, a Nairobi county public health...

Guinea Bissau leader orders parliament to reopen

Guinea Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz has commanded the parliament open, threatening the administration of his own party after its failure to sit for...

Ugandan workers to lose jobs as Cane shortage hikes Sugar prices

Sugar producers in Uganda have blamed the sharp increase in the prices of the commodity on sugarcane shortages that have more than doubled the...
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