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Ebola Outbreak in the DRC

The Kenyan government is on high alert following Ebola reports in DR Congo. The move comes after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an Ebola outbreak on Friday, following one positive test in a...






Kenyans Reaping Big from Ecological Farming

In response to the five month severe drought which ravaged the Horn of Africa regions, several small scale farmers in Kenya have adopted simple but cost effective measures to grow crops. Because of poor...






Zambia: IMF holds talks with Over possible aid programme.

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday it held talks with Zambian authorities over the possibility of an aid programme. Adding that there was a range of facilities available for the southern African...






Zambia: Opposition MPs boycott president’s address

Opp. MPs refuse to recognize Edgar Lungu’s election last August, saying they have evidence of fraud and irregularities. The opposition members of Zambia’s parliament Friday boycotted an address by the president en masse, saying...






Kenyan prisoners to vote in August elections

The Electoral Commission in Kenya has started registering prisoners who are eligible to vote during this year’s General elections due in August. Hundreds of prisoners lined up in designated areas within the prisons to...






South Sudan declares famine in Unity State

A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The government and the United Nations report that some 100,000...






Banks accused of South Africa FX rigging

South Africa’s local  and international banks have been accused of rigging the price of South Africa’s currency, the rand, by the country’s competition watchdog. Global giants Barclays, JP Morgan and HSBC are among 17...






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