Kenya, Ghana, Malawi Chosen for Breakthrough Malaria Vaccine Trial

The World Health Organization has announced that trials of a new malaria vaccine will take place in three African countries – Kenya, Ghana and Malawi.

Kenya's hunger crisis fuelled by history of rural neglect

It is late afternoon in a small settlement in Kakuma, Turkurna County, northwestern Kenya.

Kenya's history of election violence is threatening to repeat itself 24 APR 2017 14:13

In the last few weeks Kenya has seen an increase in intra-party political violence following the start of its political party primaries that began on April 13th and are scheduled…

President Kenyatta mourns former Foreign Affairs Minister as well as Kambu accident victims

NAIROBI, 25 April 2017 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned former Foreign Affairs Minister Fredrick Lawrence Munyua Waiyaki as well as 26people who died in a road accident at…

China wants increased co-operation with First Lady’s Beyond Zero Programme

NAIROBI, 25th APRIL 2017, (PSCU)—First Lady Margaret Kenyatta today at State House met with the Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Dr. Liu Xianfa who called for enhanced co-operation between China and…

At least 27 killed in a road accident involving an oil tanker and a commuter bus

KIBWEZI, Kenya, April 25 (Xinhua) -- At least 27 people were killed and several others injured early Tuesday in a grisly road accident involving an oil tanker and a commuter…

AU probes killing of soldier by colleague in Somalia 

MOGADISHU, April 20 (Xinhua) -- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Thursday it had launched investigations into the killing of one of its soldiers in Bula-burte town in Hiiraan region of central Somalia on Wednesday.
The Djiboutian soldier was reportedly killed by his colleague from the Somalia National Army (SNA) following an argument.  AMISOM Force Spokesperson Wilson Rono confirmed the incident, saying investigation is underway to establish the reasons behind it. "A soldier from Djiboutian contingent under AMISOM was killed by another soldier from SNA on Wednesday after argument between them in Bula-burte town. We are investigating the cause of the incident," Rono told Xinhua by telephone.  Mahad Hassan, Minister of Information for Hirshabelle State in Somalia, said the Djibouti soldier had slapped a woman at a local restaurant, sparking reaction from the SNA soldier.This is the first Djiboutian soldier under AU mission to have been killed in a friendly fire in Hiiraan region in central Somalia. 

 

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