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Sunday, April 30, 2017

East Africa

Kenya needs two million homes to curb slum explosion – World...

Kenya needs to build two million affordable city homes to meet its housing deficit and stem the growth of its sprawling slums, already home...

Cholera spreading in Somalia, 50,000 cases foreseen – WHO

More than 25,000 people in Somalia have been struck by cholera or acute watery diarrhoea, and the epidemic is expected to double in coming...

No fewer than 10 killed in two bomb attacks in Somali...

A suicide bomber wearing army uniform killed no fewer than nine soldiers at a camp in Somalia's capital on Monday, authorities said, and a...

Ugandan Police arrest academic who criticised president’s wife

Ugandan authorities have arrested a prominent academic for alleged social media criticism of the wife of President Yoweri Museveni. Stella Nyanzi was said to criticise...

Blast outside military base in Mogadishu wounds three – Somali police

A roadside bomb planted in front of a military base in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has wounded three soldiers, officials said on Sunday. "A...

Ugandan police arrest minister for receiving a bribe

TVC E. Ugandan police said on Saturday a minister had been arrested for taking a bribe from a hotel owner after promising he would...

Somali pirates suspected of hijacking Tuvalu-flagged ship

TVC NEWS Somali pirates are suspected of hijacking a bulk carrier ship, the head of a maritime security company said on Saturday, in the...

Uganda: AFDB sets Shs910 billion for roads

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $253m (Shs910 billion) of loans to Uganda and Kenya for upgrading roads linking the two countries. The...

Tanzania: TBS advises motorists on fuel testing

The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) has advised motor vehicle owners to develop a culture of testing the kind of fuel as it has...

Malawi President rules out Lifting maize export ban

President Peter Mutharika has said the government is under pressure to export maize but has put his foot down, saying his administration would neither...
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