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  • Kenya’s Christ the Redeemer sculpture: Lodwar's door to heaven

    September 24, 2017 6:41 AM

    Known for its desolate images of hunger, poverty, marginalisation and everything else that depicts the shortcomings of Kenya, Turkana is the most unlikely of locations for one of the country’s most iconic but little known religious monuments. Towering conspicuously on top of one of the many hills that overlook Lodwar town, the political seat of Turkana

  • Liberian president to visit son after historic U.N. speech, making rounds in Columbus

    September 23, 2017 8:36 PM

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is known around the world as the first female head of state on the African continent, a champion of democracy and one of the most powerful women on the political stage. But to Dr. James Sirleaf, medical director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Midtown Medical Center, the 2011 Nobel Prize recipient

  • Dam failure 'imminent' in Puerto Rico after Maria, 70,000 urged to evacuate

    September 22, 2017 10:27 PM

    The death toll in storm-battered areas is rising as Hurricane Maria continued to barrel through the Caribbean on Friday, two days after its landfall in Puerto Rico left the U.S. territory battered and in the dark. All available resources are being sent to evacuate people near Lake Guajataca, where a dam is in danger of breaking, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo

  • Lord Mayor Lukwago demands apology from police

    September 22, 2017 4:31 PM

    Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago is demanding for an apology from police for allegedly manhandling him as he was arrested from his home at Wakalinga, Rubaga Division. According to Lukwago, police officers besieged his home yesterday, battered him and tore his clothes, which he says was degrading for his image as an elected leader of Kampala. He accuses

  • Ugandan authorities cautioned against silencing people over presidential age limit

    September 22, 2017 2:42 PM

    The Ugandan authorities must end their absurd attempts to silence people opposed to scrapping the presidential age limit, said Amnesty International today, as a motion on the controversial proposal was brought to parliament. Earlier today the mayor of the country’s capital, Kampala, was arrested by the police and bundled into a pick-up truck outside

  • International community urged to help end human trafficking

    September 22, 2017 2:14 PM

    Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed has urged the international community to join hands and strengthen cooperation in combating forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking. The Cabinet Secretary regretted that despite national and international commitments, forced labour, modern slavery & human trafficking have continued well into the 21st century

  • Kenya Committed to stabilization of Somalia says CS Amina

    September 22, 2017 1:45 PM

    Kenya is committed to the stabilization of Somalia and calls upon development partners to support the country that has experienced more than two decades of instability, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed has said. Speaking during a high-level meeting on Somalia on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, Amb Mohamed

  • Make difference ordinary – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Insightful Speech at University of Edinburgh is a Must Watch

    September 22, 2017 9:17 AM

    Accepting the award, Adichie gave a characteristically insightful and witty speech on writing and feminism. She talked about writing being her first love, and speaking about the things that move her being an added advantage. She read an excerpt from her new book “Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions,” which is a letter she wrote

  • Entries swell ahead of Concours d’Elegance showdown

    September 22, 2017 2:25 AM

    A total of 31 entries from South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda have been received for 2017 CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance, confirming confirms the Africa continental status of the status of the event as a popular event in the continent. The event, scheduled for Sunday at Nairobi Racecourse and which is rated as the classiest event on the Kenya Motor sport

  • North Korea's Kim says will make 'deranged' Trump pay dearly for U.N. speech

    September 22, 2017 1:11 AM

    SEOUL/NEW YORK (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blasted U.S. President Donald Trump as “mentally deranged” on Friday and vowed to make him pay dearly for threatening to destroy his country, hours after Trump ordered fresh sanctions over Pyongyang’s weapons programs. Tensions have risen as North Korea has resisted intense international pressure