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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

East Africa

Rwanda to send more troops to South Sudan

Rwanda is planning to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan, as part of the UN Mission (UNMISS) in the country. The acting Defence and military...

Militia fighters decapitate 40 DRC Police Officers in ambush

Another calamity has struck in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Militia fighters have killed about 40 police officers in an ambush. The incident is the...

East African heads meets in Nairobi, seek lasting solutions

Regional heads of states have met to seek an approach in delivering durable solutions to the Somali refugee crisis. The heads of states from Kenya,...

Madagascar calls for deeper Asian-African economic cooperation

African countries. President Hery Rajaonarimampianina made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2017 in south China's...

East African heads of state seek regional approach to Somali refugee...

Regional heads of state on Saturday (March 25) met in Nairobi, Kenya to seek a regional approach in delivering durable solutions to the Somali...

Kenyan govt launches phone-based bonds

Kenya is selling its first mobile-phone-based government bonds as part of an ambitious plan to broaden the pool of investors in government securities. Finance Minister,...

Kenya drought: Water reserve helps residents mitigate effects

Kenya's north is particularly poor as droughts regularly decimate livestock which herders depend on for survival but after the discovery of underground lakes in...

Congolese warlord Bemba sentenced for bribing witness

Jean-Pierre Bemba, D.R. Congo's former vice president has bagged a year in jail and a fine of 324,000 dollars for bribing witnesses during his...

Zimbabwe: 300k Households to get Solar Power

At least 300 000 rural households are set to be solar-powered under a $4 million facility aimed at eliminating use of non-renewable energy sources....

Passengers feared injured as plane crashes during landing in South Sudan

A plane carrying 44 passengers has crashed in South Sudan. The South Supreme Airliner bursted into flames after crash landing at the Wau Airport...
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