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Kenya’s economy records slowest growth in five years


Kenya’s economy grew by 4.9 per cent in 2017, recording the slowest margin in five years amid prolonged electoral process and adverse weather. That pace of growth falls far below the 5.9 per cent recorded in 2016, data released today by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) indicate. The...

Hundreds of bodies found from 1994 Rwandan Genocide


The remains of more than 200 people killed during the 1994 Rwandan genocide have been uncovered in a village on the outskirts of the capital Kigali, the country's memorial centre said Thursday. The grim find, spread among four mass graves, was made on Sunday in the village of Rusororo by...

Rafael Marques de Morais Describes His Day in Court


Today I returned to court. The judge was in no mood for jokes, berating me for my public criticism of what was decided in the previous session.

U.S. Spends U.S.$300 Million On Fight Malaria in Angola


Soyo -The United States spent USD 300 million on combat malaria in Angola from 2005 to date, said US ambassador to Angola, Nina Fite.

Angola Attends Female Leader’s Forum


Luanda -Angola is participating from Tuesday to Thursday this week in the second African Women Leaders Forum of Africa's Transformation, happening in Ethiopia.

Nnia Nwodo Etal Stained Their Hands In Blood Of Innocent Biafrans – IPOB


The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) accuses Nnia Nwodo and South East governors of colluding with the Nigeria military in the massacre of unarmed Biafran agitators in Abia State last September. In a state press statement released by the group, Nnia Nwodo, the Chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo was fingered as...

War Crimes – Cameroon Soldiers Tortures Medics In Ambazonia


A medical practitioner in Kake II Health Centre in Meme County, of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, is presently battling between life and death, after seriously being tortured by soldiers of la Republique du Cameroun (LRC). The victim medic, was whisked off her hospital premises and manhandled, for treating civilians...

AU Leaders Sign Free Trade Agreement


AU Leaders sign free trade agreement African leaders gathered in Kigali have signed the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) treaty to create the world’s largest single market. The agreement, signed by more than 40 African nations, is said to be the largest since the creation of the World Trade Organisation....

UK expels 23 Russian diplomats over nerve agent attack


British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that 23 Russian diplomats are to be expelled following the nerve agent attack in Salisbury. She told the House of Commons that all high-level planned bilateral meetings with Russian are suspended and no member of the Royal family will travel to Russia for...

Tillerson’s Abrupt Dismissal Worries Some Africa Experts


The State Department had billed Secretary Rex Tillerson’s first diplomatic trip to Africa as a mission to reaffirm U.S. collaboration with the continent on counterterrorism, development and good governance. Tillerson’s Abrupt Dismissal Worries Some Africa Experts Tillerson’s abrupt dismissal Tuesday, just hours after returning from his weeklong tour of five...