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June 24, 2017 9:00 PM Don’t let us down, NASA tells Western as vote hunt enters the homestretch

The National Super Alliance has pleaded with the electorate in Western region to turn up in large numbers and vote for its presidential candidate Raila Odinga. NASA principals Raila, Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula said the region’s over 1.9 million voters have the potential to decide who wins the next election, but it often only casts up to 70 per cent of the votes

June 23, 2017 6:36 PM Uganda: Donors pledge $352 million for refugees

In just the past year, the overall refugee population in Uganda has more than doubled, largely due to an influx of desperate people fleeing violence and instability in South Sudan - from 500,000 to more than 1.25 million - making the East African country host to the world's fastest growing refugee emergency. "Malnutrition rates among refugees are alarming 2

June 23, 2017 11:40 AM Brexit: What is UK offering EU citizens?

Since the vote to leave the EU a year ago, millions of EU citizens living in the UK, and about a million UK expats in other EU states have been living in a state of uncertainty about their future. On Thursday we were given a glimpse of the UK government's offer to deal with the issue - but the full details have not yet been published. Here is what we know. Mrs May outlined 1

June 22, 2017 3:40 PM In Castile shooting, a 4-year-old gives her mother 'The Talk'

'Don't ... get shooted,' girl begged mom Issac Bailey has been a journalist in South Carolina for two decades and was most recently the primary columnist for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman fellow. Follow him on Twitter: @ijbailey. The views expressed are his own. (CNN)A four-year-old girl was left to protect her mother 2

June 22, 2017 7:47 AM UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

India to become world's most populous country by 2024 while Nigeria will overtake US in third spot, says UN report. The world's population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion by 2050 and India will overtake China as the most populous country in just seven years, a United Nations report has said. The report, released by the UN Department of Economic 5

June 21, 2017 1:00 PM South Sudan no longer in famine, but almost 2 million still living on brink of starvation

South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but almost 2 million people are on the brink of starvation and an estimated 6 million people — half the population — will face extreme food insecurity between June and July, according to reports by the government and the United Nations released Wednesday. South Sudan's famine was the first to be formally declared

June 21, 2017 7:21 AM What is Eid al-Fitr? Everything you need to know about the upcoming Muslim festival

The event marks the end of Ramadan and Muslims in the UK will celebrate it this week To mark the occasion, they celebrate Eid al-Fitr - one of the biggest dates in the Islamic calendar. As the Islamic calendar is based on the lunar cycle, the date of Eid al-Fitr is set when a new moon is sighted. This year, celebrations are due to commence on either 2

June 21, 2017 6:55 AM International Yoga Day 2017: How yoga in school can help students

This beautiful and insightful piece of wisdom can help us understand the importance of yoga in life, and more so in adolescence when a child's all-round development -- physical, emotional and social -- begins. Yoga has always been an integral part of Health and Physical Education, a compulsory subject, since 1988. The National Curriculum Framework, 2005, adopted 6

June 21, 2017 5:58 AM GOOD FOR KENYA? National schools to admit day-scholars

The Ministry of Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi’s proposal to have the 103 National schools in the admit day scholars is not good for the country. The CS while addressing the ongoing head teachers’ conference in Mombasa said the big schools ready to have day-class streams should make an application to the ministry, implying this was all set to be rolled 9

June 21, 2017 2:12 AM Congolese Militia Is Accused of Atrocities

Bringing justice to the region could help to avert crimes elsewhere, Mr. al-Hussein said, but national institutions lacked the means and political will to conduct an investigation to international standards. “Under current conditions, the perpetrators will not be brought to justice,” he said. The Congolese authorities quickly rejected the idea of “an international 5