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East Africa

Madagascar vanilla producers say cyclone damaged 30 percent of crop

TVC NEWS Vanilla producers on the tropical island of Madagascar say a cyclone that killed 78 people has also damaged around 30 percent of...

Somali pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012

TVC NEWS Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, Somali authorities said on Tuesday, the first time a...

Kenyan doctors end three-month standoff after deal with govt

Doctors in Kenya's public hospitals on Tuesday finally called-off a three-month strike. This comes after they reached an agreement on pay and working conditions-- ending...

Malaria fever kills more than 700 people in Burundi – Govt

Burundi's government says more than 700 people across the country have died of malaria fever this year, and more than 8 million of the...

Malawi to secure pigeon peas market in India

Principle Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Cliff Chiunda brought the development to light in Lilongwe Monday during a media briefing...

Car bomb kills 13 in Somali capital: police, medics

A car bomb exploded near a hotel on a busy street in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Monday killing no fewer than 13 people,...

Police nab six terror suspects in Kenya’s Coastal town

Kenya's anti-terrorism police officers have arrested six persons suspected to be funding terror attacks, in the coastal town of Malindi. The accused include women, believed...

Doctors’ strike: Kenyatta rules out talks, orders a return to work

Kenyan President has ruled out further talks with the striking doctors and directed them to return to work or face sack. The doctors are demanding...

Quota for banana imports opens until 14 March

The quantitative quota for banana imports has opened from 11 to 14 March for the first half of 2017, the ministry of Trade told...

Tanzania, Mauritius agree to partner in tourism promotion drive

Tanzania and Mauritius have signed a one-year pact to promote tourism destinations available in the two countries to the outside world. The agreement was reached...
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