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ORGANIZED CRIME IN AFRICA ON TABLE BEFORE DELEGATES FROM 32 STATES

Kenya is hosting the 4th General Conference of African, the Indian Ocean, and The East Africa Association Prosecutors, 2022 to enhance collaboration and efficiency amongst the African States in combating crime. The event is being hosted by the Office of the Directorate of Public prosecution (ODPP) in collaboration with the International Association of Prosecutors and …

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PEACE PROMOTION WITHIN AFRICA

The United Nations (UN) has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for leading efforts as the East African Community (EAC) Chairman to foster peace in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the neighboring countries. Secretary General Antonio Guteress who spoke with President Kenyatta on Saturday assured him of the global body’s support in the initiatives …

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KENYA AND ZIMBABWE HAVE SIGNED SEVEN BILATERAL AGREEMENTS

Kenya and Zimbabwe have signed seven bilateral agreements on political and diplomatic consultations following high-level talks led by Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Emmerson Mnangagwa. President Kenyatta hosted Mnangagwa at State House Nairobi on Wednesday following his arrival in Kenya on Tuesday for a three-day State Visit. The bilateral agreements, all memoranda of understanding (MoU), covered …

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MILLIONS OF PEOPLE IN KENYA, ETHIOPIA, SOMALIA FACE SEVERE HUNGER

The World Food Programme (WFP) has estimated that about 13 million people in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia are facing severe hunger during the first quarter of this year due to drought. WFP’s Eastern Africa Regional Director Michael Dunford on Tuesday said the situation is as a result of three consecutive failed rainy seasons which have …

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AU PRE-SUMMIT FORUM TO STRENGTHEN AFRICA CDC

 Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo has called for the strengthening of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (Africa CDC) in a bid to enhance the continent’s readiness to address emerging and future health crises. Omamo made the appeal on Thursday during the 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council in Addis Ababa. She emphasized on …

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UGANDA TERROR ATTACK

Uganda’s Assistant Inspector General of police Edward Ochom said this was an attack but who is responsible is a matter that is under investigation. The explosion near the police station shattered windows while the one near the entrance to parliament saw cars parked nearby burst into flames .So far, 27 people, all adults, had been …

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TERROR ATTACK IN UGANDA

Two explosions reported in Kampala, Uganda along Parliament Avenue and Central Police Station. Ugandan Parliament being evacuated. So far two people are reported dead and many injured are being rushed to the hospital. Efforts to vacate the area are on going. More reports to follow…

S.Africa’s Zuma Gets 15-Month Jail Term For Contempt Of Court

South Africa’s top court on Tuesday handed former president Jacob Zuma a 15-month jail term for contempt of court following his refusal to appear before graft investigators. “The Constitutional Court can do nothing but conclude that Mr Zuma is guilty of the crime of contempt of court,” judge Sisi Khampepe said. Zuma, 79, is accused of …

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