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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

East Africa

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...

Kenyan government orders striking doctors to resume work

The Kenyan government on Tuesday ordered striking medical staff to return to work and said it had withdrawn an offer of a 50 percent...

Madagascar govt warns citizens of severe floods

Madagascan authorities have issued a warning of severe floods and storm damage, as tropical cyclone, Enawo, bears down on the island's northeast coast. With the...

Poachers kill rare giant Elephant in Kenya

One of Africa's oldest and largest elephants has been killed by poachers in Kenya,just two days after a second Kenya Wildlife Service officer was...

Kenyan authority arrests 379 herders for invading ranches

Kenya's Domestic Security Minister, Joseph Nkaissery says 379 Pastoralist herders have been arrested for invading ranches. The arrests come after British rancher, Tristan Voorspuy was...

British man shot dead at Kenyan ranch

A British man has been shot dead at a private ranch in Laikipia area, northern Kenya Tristan Voorspuy before his death was a Cavalry...

U.N. appeals for support to curb drought in Kenya

United Nations has called for a coordinated international effort to help Kenya battle drought that threatens more than 4 million people. The call was made...

Kenya govt shutdown 130 schools over Insecurity

The Kenyan government has closed down 130 primary schools due to the ongoing insecurity in Kerio Valley of West Pokot county. West Pokot Senator, John...
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