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11 de3d, thousands displaced in Kenya floods

Heavy rains in Kenya have caused widespread flooding, resulting in 11 deaths and displacing over two thousand people.   Residents, like Willis Omulo from Homa Bay, report homes submerged and farmlands destroyed. Wildlife, including hippos, seek refuge in communities, posing ...

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Salaam Bank launches Uganda’s first Islamic bank

Salaam Bank, a unit of Djibouti-based Salaam Group, launched Uganda’s inaugural Islamic banking-compliant financial institution, following the country’s legalization of Islamic banking last year.   The launch was officiated by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, marked a significant milestone following the ...

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Kenya deports five Nigerians

Five Nigerians have being deported from Kenya and also declared them persona non grata, over their alleged indulgence in crimes of drug trafficking and internet scam in the country The five; Olayiwola Saheed Tunde, Nwosu Prince Chukwuebuka, Ajibade Adewale, Nwanonaku ...

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Senegal’s Next President Promises Humble Governance

Senegal’s Next President, Bassirou Diomaye Faye has Promised Humble Governance following a wave of youth frustration and concerns about governance. Senegal’s Next President Promises Humble Governance Senegal’s political landscape sees a potential shift as 44-year-old opposition leader Bassirou Diomaye Faye ...

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South African rand weakens further

South Africa’s rand weakened in early trade on Monday, at the start of a week that will include South African inflation figures and several major central bank rate decisions The rand traded at 18.8000 against the U.S. dollar, about 0.3% ...

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South Sudan shuts down all schools as country prepares for extreme heat wave

South Sudan’s government is closing down ALL schools starting Monday as the country prepares for a wave of extreme heat expected to last two weeks The health and education ministries advised parents to keep all children indoors as temperatures are expected to ...

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Relations between US and Niger hits a new low

Diplomatic and military relations between the United States and the West African nation of Niger hit a new low this weekend In a statement on state television, a spokesman for Niger’s junta said Saturday the U.S. military presence in the ...

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Congo reinstates death penalty to fight terrorism

Congo has reinstated the death penalty as authorities struggle to curb violence and militant attacks in the country The statement, dated last week, said the ban from 2003 allowed offenders accused of treason and espionage to get away without proper ...

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Kenyan journalist Rita Tinina found dead

Kenyan journalist, Rita Tinina has been found dead! The vibrant journalist was found dead at her home in Kileleshwa, Nairobi on Sunday, March 17, 2024. At the time of publishing this article, the family was yet to reveal details of ...

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Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria dead

Rashid Bawa, Ghana’s high commissioner to Nigeria has passed away He died in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. Bawa, who was appointed to the position in 2017 by President Nana Akufo-Addo, was reported to have died on Thursday. A member of ...

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