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Kenya Launches Child friendly TB Drugs

Kenya becomes the first country in the world to launch child friendly tuberculosis (TB) drugs for children. The ministry of health on September 27, 2016, introduced a new line of treatment that will encourage...






President Uhuru Kenyatta welcoming King Abullah II at the JKIA

Strengthening Ties Between Kenya and Jordan

King Abdullah II of Jordan arrived in Kenya Monday 26th September for a visit focusing on security issues, where he was received at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The two...






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Everyday You Write Your History

Every day you live you write your story, will it be legendary, nostalgic, or regrettable. On a late Wednesday afternoon, I walk home into the main gate and behold the sight in front of...






President Kabila looks on during signature ceremonies.

DRC Opposition Unites Against President Kabila

  Leading opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they have organized themselves under one umbrella called “Rassemblement” or “Rally” to force President Joseph Kabila to leave power. Kabila’s second term...






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Fighting Reported on Eritrea-Ethiopia Border

  Residents of a town on the Eritrea-Ethiopia border reported hearing sounds of heavy fighting Monday, as both countries accused each other of launching an attack. The fighting appeared centered on the Eritrean town...