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September 20, 2017 4:04 PM Over 200 student hit by food poisoning in Baringo school

More than 200 students of Kituro High School in Baringo Central have been sent home over suspected food poisoning. The learners, who were complaining of stomach pains and headache, were treated at a Kituro Health Centre and sent home. The school's head-teacher Salina Rotich on Wednesday confirmed that the students went home since Monday, and that some had already

September 20, 2017 11:03 AM West Africa steps up battle against pirates and poachers

Armed and stony-faced, six black-clothed members of Senegal's marine special forces board the Chinese fishing boat, alerted by radio that it may be operating illegally. Identity papers are demanded and the cargo is inspected: one of the crew members is not on the manifest of the "Casimir", which departed from Hong Kong, and their fishing licence has expired

September 18, 2017 12:26 PM Nigeria’s $7bn cashew export target under threat — NCAN

National Cashew Association of Nigeria, NCAN, has warned that unless something urgent was done to address the leadership crisis rocking the association, the Federal Government’s $7 billion cashew export target annually would be derailed. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, Vice President of NCAN, East Zone, comprising cashew-producing states in the South-East

September 18, 2017 2:26 AM Horn of Africa: Populations Impacted by Hunger and Disease (14 Sep 2017)

An estimated 37 million people are in need of emergency food assistance and 1.2 million children under five are severely malnourished in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen due to ongoing drought and conflict. Outbreaks of diarrheal disease, including Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD)/cholera, further worsen the situation. Children suffering from acute 1

September 18, 2017 2:26 AM Humanitarian assistance for Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia

Today I announce the Australian Government will provide further assistance in response to widespread and devastating hunger and cholera in Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia. The Government will contribute $30 million in humanitarian assistance for people in these countries who are facing the risk of famine due to conflict and drought. In South Sudan and Somalia 1

September 16, 2017 5:54 AM South Sudan: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 31 August 2017)

In August, the number of South Sudanese seeking refuge in neighbouring countries reached the 2 million mark. Of those, 1 million are in Uganda. Fighting in the Equatorias and Upper Nile continue to displace thousands of people. According to health partners, the cholera outbreak was declining due to the multi-sectoral response in the affected areas. A mid-year

September 15, 2017 6:27 AM Man caught in city selling samosas made from cat meat identified

Council askaris on Thursday arrested a man who was allegedly skinning a cat. The man identified as Martin Murimi was arrested in Eastleigh with cat the meat and taken to City Hall courts. He is currently detained at Central police station, according to OCPD Robinson Thuku. It is not clear how many people may have fallen victim to his conman-ship 2

September 15, 2017 1:20 AM Hurricane Irma: Three-quarters of one Florida county still without power

Widespread destruction in the Florida Keys Children clean a dirty mattress from a flooded home in Immokalee, Florida, on Thursday, September 14. Hurricane Irma laid waste to beautiful Caribbean islands and caused historic destruction across Florida. The cleanup will take weeks; recovery will take months. On September 14, President Donald Trump, Vice President 1

September 14, 2017 10:28 AM Myanmar’s Rohingya: how years of strife grew into a crisis

Violence against Muslim ethnic group part of ‘longstanding pattern’ of abuse and discrimination’ A military crackdown against the Rohingya ethnic group has driven hundreds of thousands of men, women and children from their homes in Myanmar. The Rohingya have faced violence and discrimination in the majority-Buddhist country for decades, but are now fleeing 1

September 13, 2017 8:47 PM Floods displace more than 100,000 in South Sudan

Over 100,000 people in central and northern South Sudan have been displaced by floods triggered by torrential rains in the past month, worsening the already fragile humanitarian situation, a senior relief official told Xinhua Wednesday. Mr Gatwech Peter Kulang, undersecretary for the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Risk Management, said heavy