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Sunday, March 26, 2017

East Africa

Cyclone Enawo death toll rises to five as thousands displaced

More than 10 000 Madagascans have been forced out of their homes over the past 48 hours as tropical cyclone Enawo battered the island...

Rwanda’s industrial policy targets diversification of economy

Rwanda’s industrial policy is seeking to diversify economy, increase exports as well as spur manufacturing across the country under the Community Processing Centres initiative. Study...

Kenya approves new law to export Donkey meat

The Kenyan government has come up with a regulation approving the export of donkey meat. Already Goldox abbatoir in Baringo County is reported to have...

UN Chief, Antonio Guterres visits Kenya, appeals for support

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made an emergency visit to Somalia Tuesday, and called for a massive response to help 5 million people faced by...

Kenyatta insists on closing Dabaab refugee Complex

President Uhuru Kenyatta insists the Dadaab refugee complex will have to be closed for the good of the region, despite campaigns by rights groups...

Kenya to hire foreign doctors as strike talks fail again

The Kenyan government says it would hire foreign doctors to get public hospitals running again, after talks failed to end a strike that has...

Kenya’s Donkey SlaughterHouse despite local ban on meat

It is estimated that the Goldox abbatoir located at Mogotio in Baringo County slaughters on average 300 donkeys on a daily basis. The Kenyan government...

Zimbabwe: Chinese Keen to Partner Council

Chinese State-owned company, Sinohydro is courting Harare City Council to transform its sewerage system. Sinohydro also intends to clean up Lake Chivero to improve...

Vodacom Tanzania says IPO to start on March 9

The Tanzanian unit of telecoms firm Vodacom will start a more than month-long initial public offering (IPO) on March 9 and expects its shares...

U.N. head: drought-stricken Somalia needs help to avoid famine

Rich countries must do more to stop drought-stricken Somalia from sinking into famine, the head of the United Nations said on Tuesday, warning terrorism...
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