Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «operation»

September 19, 2017 3:55 AM Eastern bypass set for dualling from December

The Ministry of Transport is in talks with Chinese contractors to undertake the dualling of the busy Eastern Bypass, which stretches from Mombasa Road to the Thika Superhighway. Transport and Infrastructure secretary James Macharia in an interview on Monday said his ministry is already processing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to be shared with the shortlisted 1

September 18, 2017 10:32 PM Developing Zambia through contract management, administration

The country is thirsty for development and has embarked on numerous socio-economic infrastructure developments. Let us collectively and closely review some selected projects which have the potential to fundamentally lift the face of Zambia if well-managed; upgrading of Lusaka-Ndola and the Ndola-Kasumbalesa roads to dual carriage ways, Kasomeno-Mwenda

September 18, 2017 9:46 AM Growth in investments expected after repeat of Presidential election

Growth in investments is expected after the repeat Presidential election buoyed by Kenya’s improved infrastructure. Vision 2030 Director General Julius Muia says some of the projects expected to spark investment include the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport project where investors have expressed overwhelming interest. Economists have predicted

September 18, 2017 9:22 AM In DR Congo's wounded heart, voting drive offers hope for peace

After more than a year of bloodshed, faint hopes of peace are starting to stir in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the vast region of Kasai, the authorities are now starting to register voters -- an outwardly banal operation that is nonetheless key to securing the country's stability. "It's telling proof that peace has returned to the greater 1

September 17, 2017 2:10 PM Shock Hamilton win after first-lap drama

Cape Town - Lewis Hamilton has extended his World Championship lead to 28 points after taking full advantage of a chaotic start in wet conditions which left Sebastian Vettel's own title bid in pieces. Vettel, Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen are all under investigation from the stewards as the Dutchman was caught in the middle of the two Ferraris and caused 1

September 17, 2017 11:13 AM 'Boda boda riders' torch 28 houses in Kisumu

At least 28 houses have been burnt down in Kaloleni Estate, Kisumu County, by a group of suspected boda boda operators in search of motorcycle thieves. The group conducted a door to door operation Sunday morning to flush out the thieves after accusing the residents of harbouring them. Trouble begun at around 1am after three motorcycles were burnt by people

September 15, 2017 5:35 PM Matiang’i, police bosses differ on security matter

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said the attacks witnessed in Lamu County were purely orchestrated by suspected Al-Shabaab militants. Dr Matiang’i thus ruled out intercommunity conflict as the cause of insecurity in the volatile region. His remarks contradict that of senior security officials in the Coast region who have repeatedly 2

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 14, 2017 6:15 AM Myanmar says China endorses crackdown of Rohingya which U.N. sees as 'ethnic cleansing'

YANGON (Reuters) - China endorses Myanmar’s offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, Myanmar state media said on Thursday, as the U.N. secretary-general described the operation, forcing nearly 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh, as “ethnic cleansing”. The Myanmar military offensive in the western state of Rakhine was triggered by a series of guerrilla 2

September 13, 2017 5:45 PM US says drone strikes in Somalia kill 6 al-Shabaab members

Mogadishu - The US has carried out three drone strikes in southern Somalia that killed six members of the al-Shabaab extremist group, the military said on Wednesday, as efforts increase to combat Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist organisation. A US Africa Command statement said on Wednesday morning's strikes occurred about 260km south of the capital