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Dominic Ongwen: Former Ugandan child soldier jailed for war crimes

Dominic Ongwen, now 45, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for crimes including murder, rape and torture. He is the first former Ugandan child...

Huawei’s deep roots put Africa beyond reach of US crackdown

As the U.S. lobbies for countries around the world to keep Huawei Technologies out of their telecommunications networks, the Chinese giant has established a...

Kenya needs greater investments in midwifery for life-saving maternity care

Today, the world celebrates International Day of the Midwife, taking stock of the work done by this valuable cadre of health workers in our...

Starving Malagasy forced to eat leaves, locusts for survival

People in southern Madagascar have been reduced to eating wild leaves and locusts to stave off starvation after consecutive drought and sandstorms ruined harvests,...

Kenya plans to ban romance between police officers

Kenya plans to ban romantic relationships between police officers. The move is aimed at reducing the high rate of crimes of passion among officers, the...

India’s Covid-19 variant detected in Uganda

Uganda has reported its first case of the Indian variant of Covid-19. A sample from the infected person, who is receiving treatment at the Mulago...

Kenya’s anti-vaccine doctor dies of Covid

A prominent Kenyan doctor who became an anti-vaccine campaigner and conspiracy theorist has died from the disease. Dr Stephen Karanja said it was unnecessary to...

Ugandan journalist shot dead

A Ugandan journalist working for the state broadcaster has been shot dead in a confrontation with security forces. Robert Kagolo was killed at his late...

Martha Koome Nominated as Kenya’s First Woman Chief Justice

Court of Appeal Judge Martha Koome has been selected to succeed Chief Justice David Maraga, as Kenya's 15th Chief Justice. Her name was submitted...

Kenyan university denies offering witchcraft degree

A university in eastern Kenya has denied reports that it is enrolling students for a witchcraft degree. The Machakos University said the reports were malicious: Kenyan...

Outrage as Government Releases Harmful ARVs to Patients

The government has come under the spotlight for releasing to Kenyans antiretroviral drugs that were phased out years back due to their adverse side...

Fuel Giant Total Officially Quits Mozambique Gas Project

he French energy company has withdrawn workers from a U.S.$20 billion gas project in Mozambique after a nearby attack. The French fuel giant Total...
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