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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

East Africa

Gunmen shoot, injure conservationist Gallmann in Kenya

Gunmen shot and wounded Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann at her conservation park in northern Kenya on Sunday, a source close to her family said. The...

WFP says food shipment for Burundi is blocked

The UN's World Food Programme says a food shipment headed to Burundi and meant to feed about 112 000 people has been stopped at...

Kenyan forces say 52 al Shabaab fighters killed in Somalia

Kenyan troops killed 52 al Shabaab fighters in an attack on the militants' camp in southern Somalia on Friday, a military spokesman said. Colonel Joseph...

Kenyatta expresses fear of possible violence during presidential poll

With only 105 days before the Kenyan election, President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed fears of possible election violence, if the current chaos witnessed in...

Brussels prosecutors investigate Congolese passport deal

Brussels prosecutors are investigating a deal between Belgian company Semlex and the Democratic Republic of Congo to supply biometric passports, a spokesman for the...

Attack near Egypt’s St Catherine’s monastery kills one, injures four

TVC NEWS An attack on security forces near Egypt's St Catherine's Monastery in south Sinai has killed at least one person and injured four,...

Guinea colonel accused of trafficking as police seize his “private zoos”

Police in Guinea have arrested an army colonel on suspicion of animal trafficking and seized a menagerie of animals from two properties he owns...

Egypt’s Christian minority in somber mood for Easter holiday

TVC NEWS Members of Egypt's Christian minority flocked to traditional services this Easter weekend in somber mood following attacks last Sunday that killed 45 people,...

Kenya joint-test first SGR railway before commissioning

Kenya is joint-testing its first standard-gauge railway (SGR) before commissioning it to trial operation between the country's port city of Mombasa and its capital...

Armyworms ravage crops in southern Ethiopia

Crop-eating caterpillars known as fall armyworms have damaged crops across southern Ethiopia, the latest country to be struck by the pests in a region...
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