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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed
2022-01-13, Time Magazine
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize, on Thursday issued a very rare admonition to the 2019 winner, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy...
A group of flags of the Republic of Kenya fly in the capital of Nairobi
2021-12-15, The Times of India
NAIROBI: Kenya has detected its first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the country's health minister said on Wednesday. "We have detected the Omicron...
In this Nov. 4, 2017, photo, a child reacts to a stranger as adults chat along the corridor of the old city district where Chinese national flags are prominently hung in Kashgar in western China's Xinjiang region.
2021-12-15, Indian Express
Written by Paul Mozur, Raymond Zhong and Aaron Krolik Millions have watched Lee and Oli Barrett’s YouTube dispatches from China. The father and son visit hotels in exotic...
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) steals the ball from Sacramento Kings guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, April 25, 2021, in San Francisco
2021-12-15, Indian Express
Stephen Curry has shot his way to the top of the NBA record book for 3-pointers. Curry hit his 2,974th 3-pointer Tuesday night in the first quarter of the Golden State...
All Africa: Nairobi, Kenya -- Distress calls from vulnerable Kenyan women in Saudi Arabia experiencing mistreatment and torture at the hands of their employers went from 88 in 2019/2020 to 1,025 just one year later. ......
All Africa: Nairobi -- The government and the OrbitChemicals company which is at the center of the Mukuru Kwa Njenga demolitions have agreed to allow the regularization of ownership of structures in the disputed after evictions. ......
All Africa: Nairobi -- The High Court has suspended any further leasing of Mumias Sugar Company properties pending the hearing and determination of a suit filed by aggrieved sugar cane farmers. ......
All Africa: Nairobi -- Deputy PresidentWilliam Ruto has urged Kenyans to support a leader who will take care of their interests. ......
Ghana Web: A group of KenyanLGBT students protested Thursday against a Cabinet minister’s recent suggestion that they should be banned from boarding schools. The schools are common in Kenya and the students and rights groups say a ban would be discriminatory and...
Xinhua: Kenyans will begin using the Chinese-built Nairobi expressway in March, three months earlier than anticipated, an official said on Friday. NAIROBI, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Kenyans will begin using the Chinese-built Nairobi expressway in March, three months earlier...
Business Day Online: Alinda and AngelaRuhinda are Tanzanian sisters who have made history by producing Binti’, the first Tanzanian feature film to stream exclusively on Netflix as of January 7, 2022. Binti is a film about four women persevere through extreme hardships in Dar es...
Tyler Morning Telegraph: MuhammadMubarakBala was held incommunicado in police custody for so long — eight months — that his wife was sure he was dead. “I couldn’t eat. I couldn’t sleep. The emotional torture was too much for me,” Amina Ahmed told The Associated Press from her home...
Arab News: NAIROBI: Ethiopia has asked the UN health agency to investigate its chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for “harmful misinformation” and “misconduct,” accusing him of backing rebels in his native war-torn Tigray region....
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