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October 19, 2017 11:31 AM Kenya, Tanzania to power economic growth in East Africa

Kenya and Tanzania will power economic growth in the East African region, which is expected to record the highest economic growth rate in Africa. The African Development Bank quarterly economic report says the East Africa region will grow fastest in Africa at 5.4% this year then accelerate to 5.8% in 2018. Growth in the East Africa region will be driven

October 19, 2017 8:09 AM New Mandela memoir launched in South Africa

The new installment of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, has been released in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dare Not Linger tackles his five years as South Africa’s president after the collapse of apartheid and gives his view of the country’s first multi-racial elections in 1994. Mandela’s unfinished handwritten draft of the book was completed

October 19, 2017 5:27 AM Don’t come back to my show! Larry Madowo bans Miguna Miguna after they disagree live on air

Controversial former Governor aspirant Miguna Miguna on Wednesday, October 18th, rubbed shoulders with TV host Larry Madowo over a remark he made in the 10pm show he hosts. The highly-heated debate had a premature ending after Madowo and Miguna failed to agree over a statement Miguna made that seemed to be advocating for violence. “For a revolution to take place

October 18, 2017 10:13 PM Tanzania arrests Ugandan, 11 visitors for ‘homosexuality’ in Dar es Salaam

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays. “We arrested the criminals at (the hotel) Peacock — they were promoting homosexuality. Two are South Africans, one Ugandan and nine Tanzanians,” Dar es Salaam

October 18, 2017 9:05 PM Retired PCEA moderator, three others charged with Sh39 million theft

David Gathanju, who served as the moderator of Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) General Assembly between 2009 and 2015, was charged alongside Esther Wanjiru, Peter Mwangi, Stephen Muhoro and James Muiruri, who are all former employees of the church. According to the charge sheet, on diverse dates between January 2, 2016, and June 30, 2017, at PCEA headquarters

October 18, 2017 4:07 PM South Sudan must end “personality politics” – Envoy

The people of South Sudan have been held hostage to personality politics for long enough and accountable institutions must be allowed to take over, UN Peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix has said. Lacroix observed that the conflict in South Sudan is a man-made conflict and urged that the international community builds institutions so that politics

October 18, 2017 5:55 AM Exploitation: Brokers demand tomato boxes in 210kgs packs

No one will be allowed to package tomatoes in boxes bigger than 110kg, Governor Joseph ole Lenku said on Tuesday. The governor said the order was meant to protect tomato farmers from exploitation by brokers. He directed county officials to impound any vehicles transporting tomatoes in huge boxes. "I am directing concerned officers to impound any vehicles 1

October 18, 2017 2:23 AM Zimbabwe bans imports of friut and vegetables

HARARE – Zimbabwe has banned imports of fruit and vegetables with immediate effect to preserve scarce foreign exchange, the agriculture minister said on Tuesday. The country dumped its currency for the US dollar in 2009 because it was wrecked by hyperinflation but it is now running short of dollars as well as quasi-currency "bond note" introduced last year to ease cash shortages 1

October 17, 2017 8:58 PM KIBET: Curbing grave errors in medical diagnosis

Recent reviews of claims for compensation for malpractices by health practitioners show that diagnostic errors are the most common, most costly and most dangerous medical mistakes both for inpatients and outpatients. Failure to order the appropriate laboratory tests and the application of test results are major contributors to diagnostic errors, together 1

October 17, 2017 1:45 PM Zahara on cloud nine after album goes gold

Award-winning musician Zahara is on cloud nine after her latest album Mgodi was certified gold within hours of its release on Friday. Warner Music South Africa’s marketing director‚ Adrian King, confirmed that the album had sold over 16 700 physical copies and hundreds of digital copies within the first 24 hours of its release. “We are really excited 1