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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 17, 2017 10:01 PM UN refugee chief tells US its funding 'vital'

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday and warned that American funding is "vital" to his mission to help victims of the world's wars. The pair met at Tillerson's hotel in New York ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, where officials are to debate US demands for reform to the world 1

September 14, 2017 8:18 AM Jubilee MP files petition to kick out Chief Justice Maraga

Nyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu has filed a petition before the Judicial Service Commission seeking the removal of Chief Justice David Maraga. Mr Wambugu, in a 14-page petition, accuses the CJ of gross misconduct. He claims that the CJ has been held captive by a group of Non-Governmental Organisations who have been against Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidency 1

September 14, 2017 7:47 AM Desperation and vivid hallucinations apparent in the Jubilee corner

Desperation does strange things to individuals. Acute desperation has the propensity to induce hallucinations that, to the afflicted, accord them some false comfort. Post the September 1 Supreme Court ruling that nullified Kenya’s presidential election results, tempers are frayed in the Jubilee Party camp. From throwing tantrums to issuing threats, there

September 14, 2017 7:20 AM Moi attacks NGOs, diplomats and media

Nairobi - Kenya's President Daniel arap Moi has assailed aid organisations, accusing them of embezzling funds and financing useless projects, and charged that diplomats and reporters were maligning his country. "Millions have been poured into seminars. Kenyans are clever, they don't need seminars, they need water in the slums and others areas," Moi remarked

September 13, 2017 6:58 PM Debt burden mounts as Treasury borrows Sh430bn in 5 months

Kenya borrowed Sh430.6 billion in the five months to June, highlighting the Jubilee administration’s appetite for foreign money to finance mega infrastructure projects. The Treasury signed a total of 29 new loans involving bilateral, multilateral and commercial creditors. “The proceeds from all the facilities (Sh430.6 billion) are expected to finance 1

September 12, 2017 4:40 AM US Concerned Over Pakistan's Lack Of Commitment To Fight Terrorism

Appropriations committees in the US Senate as well as in the House have proposed tougher conditions for US aid - both military and economic - to Pakistan and called for meeting benchmarks for progress in the fight against terrorism. Washington: Expressing concern over Islamabad's lack of commitment to America's objectives in Pakistan and neighbouring 6

September 12, 2017 4:31 AM US expresses concern over Pakistan commitment to fight terrorism

A US Congressional committee has called for meeting 'benchmarks' in combating terrorism. Expressing concern over Pakistan's commitment to America's objectives in the Muslim- majority nation and neighbouring Afghanistan, a Congressional committee has called for meeting 'benchmarks' in combating terrorism. Appropriations committees in the Senate as well as in the House 6

September 11, 2017 11:02 PM Over 3.5 million refugee children miss out on school, report finds

UNHCR calls for education of refugees to be a fundamental element in humanitarian response. GENEVA – More than 3.5 million refugee children did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report published today. Entitled “Left Behind: Refugee Education in Crisis”, the report says that, globally

September 11, 2017 9:56 PM 3.5 million refugee children do not attend school: UN

GENEVA (AFP) - More than half the world's refugee children - some 3.5 million altogether - do not attend school, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday (Sept 12), urging greater and steadier funding for their education. "Some 3.5 million didn't get a single day" of school last year from among the 6.4 million children aged between five and 17 who were under