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  1. Kenya to build two modern sports stadiaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Big News

    Fred Muteti, Chairman of Sports Kenya and the precursor of the Sports Stadia Management Board , said in Nairobi on Friday the organisation has entered into negotiations with two European countries, ahead of the planned construction of the arenas, Xinhua news agency reported. "We have approached Norway and Sweden each to help us put up a stadium at sea level in Mombasa and another one in the high altitude area of Eldoret," Muteti told Xinhua.


  2. TANZANIA : Dar Set for Inter-Cities Basketball TournamentRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Basketball in Africa

    Dar es Salaam has once again been picked to host the 17th edition of the East and Central Africa Inter-cities Basketball Games scheduled for May 27 to 31, this year. The annual tournament will involve both men and women teams from over ten cities in the region.


  3. Somalia's al Shabaab fighters attack village in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  4. Kenya: Major Grant Signed For Mombasa Port ModernisationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    The United Kingdom's Department for International Development and TradeMark East Africa have signed a 23million grant agreement towards the modernisation work at the port of Mombasa. This includes infrastructure investments aimed at addressing energy efficiency, speed up import and export trade handling and minimise environmental impacts at the port of Mombasa.


  5. Kenya: Opposition Party Leader Warns of 2017 Poll BoycottRead the original story

    22 hrs ago |

    CORD leader Raila Odinga has threatened to boycott the 2017 presidential polls unless far-reaching electoral reforms are implemented at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Raila, who has claimed current IEBC officials were influenced by the Jubilee coalition to rob him of victory in the 2013 polls, demanded that the Isaack Hassan- led team undergoes radical surgery to guarantee free, fair and democratic elections.


  6. East Africa: First Meeting of ESA-IO Chiefs of Prisons/Correctional Services Opens in MombasaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    The inaugural meeting of Chiefs of Prisons and Correctional Services from the Eastern and Southern Africa - Indian Ocean region, organized by the East African Community Secretariat is currently underway at the Nyali International Beach Hotel in Mombasa,Kenya. The 21 to 22 May 2015 meeting is being attended by the Chiefs of Prisons and Correctional Services of EAC Partner States and neighbouring states of Seychelles, Mauritius and Somalia.


  7. Al Shabaab attacks village in Kenya's GarissaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    Al Shabaab militants attacked a village in the northeastern Kenyan county of Garissa, the ministry of interior said on Friday. The Somalia-based al Shabaab group, which has carried out frequent attacks in Kenya in recent years to try to force Nairobi to pull its troops out of Somalia, struck a university in the same area last month, killing 148 people.


  8. FEATURE: Emerging from the Black Hole - " the UN's fight against youth radicalizationRead the original story

    Yesterday | United Nations

    It was 1991. Algeria's military had just annulled the country's general election fearing the establishment of a theocratic state after the Islamic Salvation Front won the first round of voting.


  9. The school where you learn to defy gravityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | CNN

    ... Lazarus Gitu is a 32-year-old contortionist who the circus manager spotted performing on the streets of Mombasa, Kenya. Over a decade later and under Ruddle's guidance, Gitu -- better known by his stage name the "Snake Man" -- has become one of ...


  10. Uganda: Kampala, Nairobi Row Over New TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Ugandan traders and transporters have protested a plan by the Kenyan authorities to charge goods passing through their territory a 16 per cent Value Added Tax. In 2013, Kenya repealed its VAT Act and instituted a new one, which, among other changes, introduced VAT at 16 per cent to be charged on the supply of services in respect of goods in transit.


  11. Kenya authorities hunt suspects after ivory seizure in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Thanh Nein News

    Kenya's revenue authority said it's searching for suspects after the seizure in Singapore of two containers of ivory and wildlife products. The containers were shipped from Kilindini harbor in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on April 6 and was seized in Singapore on Tuesday, the Kenya Revenue Authority said in an e-mailed statement Wednesday.


  12. Britain's 'White Widow' responsible for 400 deathsRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Big News

    Britain's most wanted female terrorist, Samantha Lewthwaite, commonly known as the "White Widow" is believed to have killed 400 people and has directed terror raids, suicide attacks and car bombings in Somalia and Kenya, a media report said on Monday. According to official security reports, Lewthwaite, 32, and a mother of four, has murdered 400 people after becoming a key figure in Somalia-based terror group Al Shabaab.


  13. White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite has 'killed 400 people'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Daily Record

    THE 32-year-old British mum-of-four has risen through the ranks of al Shabaab and her atrocities include last month's slaughter of 148 at a university in Kenya, according to security chiefs. SECURITY officials have revealed White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite is responsible for the killing of 400 people after becoming a main player for jihadist terror group al Shabaab.


  14. Kenya: 1,000 Staff to Retire in Mombasa By 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 |

    Around 1,000 employees of the Mombasa county government will retire in the next two years, Governor Hassan Joho said. He said Thursday the employees have attained 58 years and above and some have worked for the government for more than two decades.


  15. TANZANIA : ABC Set to Retain Basketball CrownRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Basketball in Africa

    ... ce their Zanzibar counterparts for tickets to represent the country at the Zone Five tournament to be held in Mombasa, Kenya in August.


  16. Terror suspect says US used jail informants improperlyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | NBC29

    ... defense. A cornerstone of the defense is whether prosecutors can prove it actually was Said at a computer in Mombasa, Kenya, when some of the terror-related online conversations took place. In one example, Pinera-Vazquez said one informant, ...


  17. TANZANIA : Jogoo Edge Out Prisons in National Basketball LeagueRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Basketball in Africa

    ... h their Zanzibar counterparts for a ticket to represent the country in the Zone Five tournament to be held in Mombasa, Kenya later in August.


  18. Rwanda: Fresh Efforts to Facilitate Trade On Central Corridor LaudableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 |

    Technocrats from the Central Corridor countries of Burundi, DR Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda meeting in Kigali, this week, commended the level of political will that has been demonstrated by the leaders of the regional countries to ensure the trade route's efficiency. It was noted that Tanzania had lately taken significant steps toward addressing longstanding Non-Tariff Barriers along the corridor, including ending cargo theft at the port of Dar-es-Salaam, an endemic phenomenon that had increasingly frustrated businesses from other countries, including Rwanda.


  19. A summer trip to Switzerland in 1987Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Merinews

    In the summer of 1987 we took a trip to Switzerland on the suggestion of my eldest brother who was working with GATT, an UN agency. My eldest brother worked for GATT , an UN agency, as consultant to its Director General through the late 1970s to late 1990s.


  20. Kenya: Cholera Death Toll Has Hit 50, Says Health CSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 |

    THE government is struggling to contain the spiralling cholera outbreak, which has so far killed about 50 in four months. The Health ministry says 10 counties have been hit by the killer disease, with about 2,520 cases being reported.