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November 2, 2017 12:02 PM Black Death WARNING: Now there are THREE types of killer Plague as bodycount rises to 127

DOCTORS are battling three forms of Black Death on plague-hit Madagascar where the death toll from the killer virus has climbed to 127. Medical experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have revealed cases of bubonic, septicaemic and pneumonic plague have all been found on the Indian Ocean island which is at the centre of a global epidemic alert 575

November 2, 2017 7:15 AM With China flexing muscle in seas, India guards all entry, exit points of Indian Ocean: Navy chief

With China flexing its muscle in the seas, India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba has said. India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean - one of the most militarised regions of the world with at least 100 warships, including those of the Chinese People's Liberation 329

October 31, 2017 6:08 AM CAF Champions League hits critical mass [Football Planet]

On this episode of the Football Planet: The first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League final was played on Saturday and it was visiting Moroccans Wydad Casablanca who frustrated wasteful home side Al Ahly to a 1-1 draw at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Egypt. England are the World U17 Champions after they finished off a dominant display and coming from behind 60

October 29, 2017 7:34 AM Has the West abandoned Raila for calling street protests?

Diplomats, including British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and EU president Jean-Claude Juncker, urged the NASA leader to rejoin the race but he refused to budge. The last two weeks have been a diplomatic nightmare for National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga as he seemed to lose his allies in the West. But the writing has been on the wall since 54

October 20, 2017 3:01 AM Elections in Africa: Outlook May Be Bleak, but Rituals Matter

The multi-party systems established in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia in the early 1990s have endured despite electoral violence. But democratic hopes have been dashed or perverted throughout the rest of the region. The governments built on the ruins of the civil wars in Angola, Burundi, the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and Rwanda 54

October 18, 2017 9:05 PM Governor revives plans to privatise Embu Hospital

Governor Martin Wambora has vowed to proceed with plans to convert Embu Teaching and Referral Hospital into a semi-autonomous entity. The governor argues that transforming the facility into a parastatal will help to improve the quality of medical services by eliminating State bureaucracy. Initial plans to convert the hospital into a semi-autonomous facility 24

October 17, 2017 5:36 AM Ravichandran Ashwin REVEALS his favourite captain. It is not MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli

Indian ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has revealed his favourite captain and surprisingly it is former captain of Indian cricket team Sourav Ganguly. Ashwin made the revelation on a TV show, according to SportsWiki, when the anchor asked him about who his favourite captain was. Ashwin said that he grew up watching Ganguly lead the Indian side and admired 45

October 13, 2017 7:30 AM Uganda: Tanzania, Uganda Pledge Strengthening Ties

Dar es Salaam — Prime Minister KassimMajaliwa on Thursday, October 12, said Tanzania will continue to strengthen its economic and diplomatic cooperation with neighbouring Uganda. He said the two countries have enjoyed good relations for decades and therefore the current government under President John Magufuli will continue strengthening the ties. Mr Majaliwamade 45

October 13, 2017 5:37 AM Makupa causeway to be torn down, says KeNHA

The historic Makupa causeway in Mombasa will be demolished and a bridge built in its place, the Kenya National Highways Authority said yesterday. The causeway, which divides Tudor and Port Reitz creeks, was built in the 1920s but environmental studies now show that it has had a negative impact on marine life. Kibarani dumpsite has made matters worse 33

October 11, 2017 8:25 AM Kenya: Two Dead As Gunmen Fire On Kenya University Staff, Say Police

Gunmen killed two female employees of a university in Ukunda, near Mombasa on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast in a suspected extremist attack, a Kenyan police official said Tuesday. The assault occurred as President Uhuru Kenyatta campaigned in the coastal region for the rerun of presidential elections later this month. The gunmen suspected to be al-Shabab 23