East Africa

Kenyan police implicated in cover up of British aristocrat’s son’s death

Kenyan police implicated in cover up of British aristocrat’s son’s death

According to the magistrate, the injury to the deceased was inflicted between 2am and 4am when the he was in custody.

Warring South Sudan factions to sign framework agreement

Warring South Sudan factions to sign framework agreement

Discussions on a draft framework agreement proposed by the Sudanese facilitators include three points

East African Community hit by cash crunch

East African Community hit by cash crunch

The Northern Corridor projects are at risk of being further delayed unless more money is allocated to them.

Contaminated Kenyan sugar exposes Kenyans to disease

Contaminated Kenyan sugar exposes Kenyans to disease

Lead causes cancer of the kidneys, brains and lungs, affects the development of the nervous system and the brain.

Moody's says Kenyan budget targets challenging to deliver

Moody's says Kenyan budget targets challenging to deliver

Development spending would bear the brunt of any further cuts to limit the size of the fiscal deficit, Moody's said.

Committee to Project Journalists slams statements by Uganda leaders

Committee to Project Journalists slams statements by Uganda leaders

"Museveni should halt this rhetoric and commit his government to promoting respect for press freedom and the safety of journalists."

Study finds supermarket shopping significantly increases body mass index in Kenya

Study finds supermarket shopping significantly increases body mass index in Kenya

The research provides regulatory and policy recommendations to avoid undesirable diet and nutrition outcomes, including enhancing consumer awareness.

Families to identify victims of tragic Kenyan plane crash

Families to identify victims of tragic Kenyan plane crash

Families and friends of the dead passengers of Kenya’s FlySax plane are expected to identify the bodies in Nairobi.

Vodacom and MTN eyeing Ethiopian market

Vodacom and MTN eyeing Ethiopian market

Vodacom is interested in the Ethiopian telecoms market, it said, a day after the East African country opened its state-run telecoms monopoly.

Pregnant schoolgirls in Kenya will not get free medical cover

Pregnant schoolgirls in Kenya will not get free medical cover

"If any schoolgirl gets pregnant they will not get covered".

SA Deputy President in Kenya on a working visit

SA Deputy President in Kenya on a working visit

Mabuza is on a working visit to attend the Freedom Day celebrations.

Mali President to run for re-election in July

Mali President to run for re-election in July

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced on state TV that he would run for re-election in a poll scheduled for the end of July.

Kenya government to hire 100 Cuban doctors

Kenya government to hire 100 Cuban doctors

The government is planning to hire 100 Cuban doctors but a Kenyan doctors' union says the money could be used to employ local physicians instead.

Odinga in UK to deliver university lectures, discuss politics

Odinga in UK to deliver university lectures, discuss politics

On Friday Odinga will also meet Kenyan compatriots, based in the UK, at London’s Greenwood Lecture Theatres of King’s College.

Death toll in Algerian military plane crash climbs to over 200

Death toll in Algerian military plane crash climbs to over 200

The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Boufarik military airport near the capital Algiers, but reasons for the crash remain unclear.