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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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GOOGLE PARTNERS WITH WOMEN LEGISLATORS TO TAME ONLINE TROLLS

Google has announced a partnership with women parliamentarians under the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) that will see women politicians equipped with online safety tools and skills that will help them mitigate the impact of online trolls and cyber-bullying. The female politicians will use Google’s free tool, Harassment Manager, to document and manage online abuse …

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133 PASSANGER PLANE CRASHES IN CHINA, CASUALTIES UNKNOWN

China Eastern passenger jet carrying 133 people has crashed in southwest China and caused a mountain fire with casualties unknown, state broadcaster CCTV reported Monday. The Boeing 737 plane crashed in the rural countryside near Wuzhou city, Guangxi region and “caused a mountain fire”, CCTV said, citing the provincial emergency management bureau. The report added …

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CJ KOOME HOLDS TALKS WITH LIBERIAN PRESIDENT ELLEN SIRLEAF DURING HISTORIC VISIT

Chief Justice Martha Koome and President of the Supreme Court hosted former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for talks in what marked a historic occasion. President Sirleaf, Liberia’s first woman President, commended Koome on her elevation to head the judicial arm of government becoming the first woman to do so. After hosting President Sirleaf at …

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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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GERMAN EMBASSY CONDEMNS RACIST TREATMENT OF AFRICANS FLEEING UKRAINE

German Embassy in Nairobi has condemned the recent reports of discrimination of Africans in the ongoing evacuation from Ukraine since Russia launched a military incursion against the Eastern European state. The statement comes in the wake of reports of alleged racist treatment of Africans in different border areas as they seek to escape the ongoing conflict. …

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