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Kenya: A ‘sweet’ deal gone sour

Kenyans are outraged by reports that legislators took bribes to bury an investigation of a dodgy sugar trade deal involving government representatives. The issue also threatens Kenya’s trade relations in East Africa.”It’s a disaster.” That’s what Samuel Nyandemo, senior lecturer on economics at Nairobi University, calls the refusal by lawmakers to investigate Finance minister Henry …

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Chinese tourist dies in hippo attack in Kenya

The man was taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha when he was attacked by a hippo. Rising water levels at the lake have led to a rise in hippo attacks which have claimed six lives this year, local media said.A Chinese tourist died after being attacked by a hippo on the shores of …

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Investing in bamboo to curb floods in Kenya

In Kenya, floods and landslides killed around 100 people and displaced nearly 300,000 between March and May 2018. Smallholder farmers along the Upper Tana River basin are now investing in bamboo trees to curb floods.Many of the Kenyan communities affected by floods and landslides this year were already struggling to recover from the 2017 drought …

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World’s last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

The world’s last male northern white rhinoceros, named Sudan, died in Kenya, leaving only two females of his species alive. One is his 27-year-old offspring, Najin, and the other is her 17-year-old offspring, Fatu, according to a statement from Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, where Sudan lived. The conservancy said that the 45-year-old rhino, which was …

Mohammed El-Said

Nile Cooperation akin to teamwork in sports

For any football team, you have the goal keeper, defenders, midfielders, strikers, and the coach. These entities blend together so as to secure victory for their team. Separately, they would achieve nothing, for it is through team work (cooperation) that the eleven players can face their opponents (challenges) and win. The players are organised into …

John Rao Nyaoro

Indian leader on African tour

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. His huge country is looking for raw materials and allies in its quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.

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Protests over murder of Kenyan lawyer

Kenyan lawyers and civil rights activists staged a nationwide protest after the murder of human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and a taxi driver. The killings are among many unresolved murders in Kenya.

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