Friday 23 June 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-06-23

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AFP - 6/20/17

Eight people died and at least two were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off Kenya's Lamu Island on Tuesday, police said.

The small boat, carrying 30...

AFP - 6/20/17

A UN tribunal has agreed to review its appeals judgement against a former Rwandan minister found guilty of genocide crimes, a case blocked for months by the detention...

AFP - 6/19/17

The editor-in-chief of a Tanzanian newspaper suspended last week after linking two former presidents to controversial mining contracts said he has since faced...

AFP - 6/18/17

The African Union on Saturday urged Djibouti and Eritrea to show "restraint" as tensions intensified over a disputed border territory after the withdrawal of Qatari...

AFP - 6/17/17

Tanzanian weekly, Mawio, has been ordered to suspend publication for two years after pointing the finger at two former presidents in connection with huge revenue...

AFP - 6/16/17

Burundi security forces and government-allied militia are continuing to torture and kill opponents, UN investigators said Thursday, allegations denied by the...

AFP - 6/14/17

The mother of two children rescued from a collapsed seven-storey building in Nairobi has died in hospital, officials said Wednesday, amid fears more people are...

AFP - 6/14/17

Rescue workers pulled a mother and two children from the rubble of a collapsed seven-storey building in the Kenyan capital Nairobi Tuesday, but several people were...

AFP - 6/13/17

Fraud in the mining sector since 1998 has cost Tanzania 75 billion euros ($84 billion), an investigating commission said Monday, blaming foreign companies failing to...

AFP - 6/1/17

Seven police officers and a civilian were killed when an armoured vehicle drove over a roadside bomb in southeastern Kenya, a week after 14 others died in similar...

AFP - 6/1/17

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday inaugurated a Chinese-built railway, the country's biggest infrastructure project since independence that is aimed at...

AFP - 5/31/17

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday inaugurated a Chinese-built railway, the country's biggest infrastructure project since independence that is aimed at...

AFP - 5/30/17

Kenya's electoral commission on Monday approved eight candidates to take part in the presidential election in August, including incumbent leader Uhuru Kenyatta and...

AFP - 5/29/17

More than a century after a colonial railway gave birth to modern Kenya, the country is betting on a new Chinese-built route to cement its position as the gateway to...

AFP - 5/27/17

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights Friday ruled the Kenyan government had violated the rights and freedoms of the Ogiek hunter-gatherer people by driving...

AFP - 5/27/17

Tanzanian police said Saturday that they had arrested two morgue employees in Dar es Salaam after they admitted to cutting open a dead man's corpse and stealing the...

AFP - 5/26/17

Unmarried couples have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships, the Burundi government said Friday, as part of an effort to reform morals in the...

AFP - 5/26/17

Five police officers were killed Thursday when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Kenya in an attack claimed by Shabaab Islamists a day after nine police died in...

AFP - 5/25/17

Eight police officers were killed Wednesday when their vehicles hit roadside bombs in two separate incidents in Kenya's restive northeast close to the Somali border...

AFP - 5/17/17

At least four people died on Tuesday when their vehicle set off an improvised explosive device in a small Kenyan town near the border with Somalia, police said.

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AFP - 5/12/17

Blood was already pooling in the seat of her car when a second bullet tore through the driver's door and thumped into Kuki Gallmann's abdomen.

"It felt like a...

AFP - 5/10/17

The US has suspended millions of dollars of aid for Kenya's beleaguered health service following repeated allegations of corruption and mismanagement, officials said...

AFP - 5/8/17

War has now forced more than one million children to flee South Sudan and uprooted 1.4 million others within the country, the United Nations said on Monday.

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AFP - 5/7/17

At least 29 final year primary school pupils were killed in a bus crash in northern Tanzania on Saturday, along with two teachers and the driver, the school's...

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