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Tanzania fights illicit drugs, but at what expense?

3 hours 8 min ago
Tanzania continues to fight against illicit drugs. A recently-released list of "drug pushers," including the names of politicians and artistes, has raised ...
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Kenya Said to Be Near $800 Million Loan With Citibank, StanChart

3 hours 33 min ago
Kenya is close to signing an $800 million syndicated loan with four banks to help fund infrastructure projects and support the shilling, according to a ...
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Speaker Muturi defends Kenya in refugees row

5 hours 27 min ago
Speaker Muturi defends Kenya in refugees row National Assembly Speaker Muturi (right) with Belgian Senator Alain Destexhe in Parliament during a ...
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Tanzania Threatens To Publish List of Homosexuals

5 hours 35 min ago
In its renewed fight against homosexuality, the Tanzanian government has announced its plan to publish a list of homosexuals allegedly trafficking sex ...
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Eritrea's Merhawi Kudus rises toward the top

6 hours 38 min ago
Merhawi Kudus rode to fourth overall at the Tour of Oman. Photo: Tim De Waele | MUSCAT, Oman (VN) — Eritrean Merhawi Kudus of ...
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Kenya to cut arts education fund for technical schools

6 hours 45 min ago
[NAIROBI] Kenyan universities could face slashed governmental allocations beginning next financial year if some of the funds are diverted to technical ...
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Tanzania threatens to publish 'list of gay people'

7 hours 18 min ago
Dar es Salaam - Tanzania on Saturday announced plans to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online - just days after shutting dozens of ...
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Tanzania threat to list gay people

7 hours 21 min ago
The threat to publish the names of suspected homosexuals in Tanzania has been defended by the deputy health minister in a fierce row on Twitter.
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Kenya: Ipsos Poll Shows Uhuru More Popular Than Raila

9 hours 1 min ago
If elections were held today, 47 per cent of Kenyans would vote for President Uhuru Kenyatta while 30 per cent would vote for Cord leader Raila ...
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Tanzania: Testimonies from refugees in Nduta and Nyarugusu camps

9 hours 23 min ago
Over 290,000 people live in refugee camps in Tanzania`s north-western Kigoma district. Most are from neighbouring Burundi. People cross the border ...
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WorldRemit expands into Tanzania

9 hours 24 min ago
WorldRemit, a digital money transfer service has expanded into Tanzania in a bid to support the growing demand for instant remittances to the country ...
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UNHCR Kenya Factsheet - January 2017

9 hours 35 min ago
6289 Kenyan nationals who in the past registered as refugees, presented themselves to the GOK vetting process through the office of the Deputy ...
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Etihad signs optimisation deal with Kenya Airways

9 hours 38 min ago
DUBAI: Etihad Airways Engineering has signed an agreement with Kenya Airways to perform mandatory checks on its new Boeing 787-8s.
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Rosemary Odinga has swelling in head, not in danger

10 hours 23 min ago
Kibra MP aspirant Rosemary Odinga has been moved from Nairobi Hospital back to Aga Khan, a source within the hospital has told the Star.
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Why I'm dropping the mighty pen for politics

10 hours 31 min ago
Many people have asked why I am drifting towards politics away from the media, where I have had a successful career rising to various management ...
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Environmentalists Are At Odds With Kenya's Government Over Rail Line

10 hours 31 min ago
Kenya's government wants to run a rail line across Nairobi National Park. Environmentalists are against the plan. The government says the line will ...
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Is Kenya power fleecing Kenyans?

10 hours 39 min ago
Imagine fueling your car at a petrol station and when you start your journey, your car stalls because the tank is empty. So you are forced to refuel in the ...
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Ten firms express interest in Kenya road building partnership

10 hours 42 min ago
Ten companies have expressed interest in building a major road project from Nairobi into the Rift Valley and managing it for 30 years, Kenya's Public ...
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Kenya: Why You Can Still Register to Vote

11 hours 16 min ago
Are you an eligible Kenyan and had not registered when the voter listing ended on Sunday? Do not worry, you still have a window until May 17.
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Tanzania: PM Denounces Deceptive Labels

11 hours 36 min ago
Arusha — PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa displays the Manyara manufactured Minjingu fertilizer bag whose label deceitfully presents the farming ...
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