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Daniel Toroitich arap Moi left his footprints in the sands of time – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late former President of Kenya, Daniel Toroitich arap Moi as “a frontline   nationalist who gave his best for the development of his country and was a key factor in the stability...

BREAKING: Former Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi is dead

Former Kenyan president Daniel arap Moi has died at age 95. He died on Thursday in Nairobi, Kenya.Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced his passing but did not say the cause of...

U.S. military identifies Henry J. Mayfield as American soldier killed by Al-Shabaab terrorists in Kenya

The United States Department of Defense on Monday identified the soldier killed by Al-Shabaab terrorists on Sunday when the extremist group overran a U.S. military base in Kenya, killing three Americans.In a statement,...

Al-Shabaab kills three Americans at US military base in Kenya

Al-Shabaab terrorists overran a U.S. military base in Kenya on Sunday, killing three Americans.Those killed were personnel of the U.S. Department of Defense.The extremists also destroyed several US aircraft...

Kenya: Elusive justice for gross injustice, abuse

The Kenyan National Assembly has blocked justice and reparations for victims of human rights violations by failing to consider the findings of a 2013 report by the country’s Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC), a coalition...

New research shows technology could speed up growth in Africa

A new research published in the Harvard Business Review on Wednesday shows that although both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have made less optimistic projections about Africa in the years and decades to...

First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame tells African women and girls: “What a man can do, a woman can do just as well”

African women and girls are as gifted and talented as African men and boys, the First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame said on Monday, in a message to empower women and debunk a discredited but persistent...

Landslides kill at least 24 people in Kenya

Landslides have killed at least 24 people, including seven children, in northwestern Kenya, a local governor said on Saturday.The landslides were triggered by heavy rains which began on Friday in West...

Kenyan jailed in USA for involuntarily killing cop

A 33-year old Kenyan, who was convicted early this month for involuntarily causing the death of a Massachusetts State Police Trooper, was sentenced on Thursday afternoon to 5-7 years in prison, CBS Boston reported.

African Presidents begin official engagements at Saudi Arabia’s Future Investment Initiative

At least four African Presidents and a Prime Minister have arrived Saudi Arabia for the third Future Investment Initiative (FII) taking place in Riyadh October 29 -31.FII is an annual investment forum held in Riyadh to...

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Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th member.Ambassador...

Eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now highly unlikely amid COVID-19 – Report

Prospects for fully eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now appear highly unlikely, even under the most optimistic scenarios, according to a...

IMF’s Georgieva says second round of support coming to Africa but Oxfam argues debt cancelation the only way out of COVID-19 turmoil

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday that the Washington DC-based institution is...

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