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Cairo man hits back at sick Twitter trolls who used his photo in missing Manchester terror attack victims posts and claimed he was chemo patient caught up in atrocity

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Cairo man hits back at sick Twitter trolls who used his photo in missing Manchester terror attack victims posts and claimed he was chemo patient caught up in atrocity

- A MAN has hit back at sick trolls after they shared a picture of him on Twitter and claimed he was missing after the Manchester terror attack. Social media has been filled with images of fake victims that are stolen and posted by vile sickos alongside messages pretending to beg for help in finding their “loved ones”. A man living in Cairo, Egypt, and posting under the name @young_abuudhabi, appears to have been one of those to fall victim to the sick prank

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Tags: Wars |  Terrorism |  Terror |  Terrorist attacks | 
Places: Africa |  N Africa |  Egypt |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom | 

Patients maimed‚ blinded‚ injured at hospitals in Gauteng

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Patients maimed‚ blinded‚ injured at hospitals in Gauteng

- The full extent of medical negligence payments in the province was revealed on Tuesday by Gauteng health MEC Gwen Ramakgopa‚ in response to questions by Democratic Alliance MPL Jack Bloom. The worst cases included a R4-million payout for a child subjected to an incorrect arm and leg amputation at Yusuf Dadoo Hospital. "They talk about the cost of arm and a leg‚ well that is the price the court put on it‚" said Bloom

Categories: Health | 
Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa |  Gauteng | 

Whiteley named Springbok captain as Steyn and Vermeulen recalled

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Whiteley named Springbok captain as Steyn and Vermeulen recalled

- Bok coach Allister Coetzee’s 31-man squad‚ named on Tuesday‚ included eight uncapped players to face France in three tests next month. There were recalls for Steyn‚ Jan Serfontein‚ Francois Hougaard‚ Duane Vermeulen‚ Coenie Oosthuizen and Chiliboy Ralepelle‚ who have more than 200 Test caps of experience between them. Steyn‚ who plays for French side Montpellier and was a member of the 2007 Rugby World Cup winning squad‚ last featured in a Springbok test in 2012‚ while Ralepelle is back in the Bok squad after four years — his last was in 2013

Categories: Sports | 
Tags: Rugby Football | 
Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France |  Northern Cape |  Namakwa |  Nama Khoi |  Springbok | 

Kenya ranked highly among Africa peers in visa openness policy – Kass Media Group

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Kenya ranked highly among Africa peers in visa openness policy – Kass Media Group

- Kakelewen emetab Kenya ko agenge eng emetinwek cheindoi eng kokoitatetab barainwek chebitunotin eng yaetab mungaret ak rutoitab chemungarainik eng kwenutab emiatinwek cheterter ama kaimut agetgul. Niton kokosupkei ak report kobun bankit nebo African Development Bank ak kibagengeitab African Union chechikili akobo tuguk chemokotin eng kasuldaetab mungaret eng emotinwek 54. Kosupkei ak report inoton konomu emetab Kenya koitet nebo 15 ole tindoi kamuget chemungarainik kobun emotinwek 18 korutechi emoni komotindoi Visa ak chemungarainik kobun emotinwek 30 koimuich konyor Visa kokait kiwanchetab ndegeisiek nebo emoni

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Tags: Media houses | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Kenyatta phones May over Manchester attack.

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Kenyatta phones May over Manchester attack.

- Kakongalal President Uhuru Kenyatta ak Prime Minister nebo emetab Uingereza Theresa May, kotinygei ak kabokchinet nekabiit eng taonitab Manchester ole kait kobeet sobonwegwak biit cheitei 22. Kamwochi Kenyatta May kole mitten emetab Kenya eng kipagenge ak emonoto eng tokyinetabgei nebo koker kole kakiterter chelesosnatet. Kamwa Kenyatta kole chobot emetab Kenya kogochi emonoto toretet agetugul nemokyingei eng kasarita. Koibet sobonwegwak biik 22 ak kigoten alak chesirei 50 kosupgei ak katyolset nekobiit eng taonitab Manchester eng emetab Uingereza eng kemout nekoekchin betutab raini

Categories: Politics & Government | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

IEBC meets Presidential candidates

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IEBC meets Presidential candidates

- Kamwa Kandoik 12 oeng iche ibelchingei ng’echeretaap President eng tikitaap Independent kole maimukaksei eng IEBC komake ichek kasubiik che matinye chama amu chang’indaap biikaap emoni ko kisir chamaisiek alake koek membaekwak agot komengen. Kosupgei ak noto kosom IEBC koisto alak eng makutik che kamwa kole maimukaksei kobate eku kanokutik che terei ichek mebelchigei boroinoto president. Agot ko u noto ko kaigimit nebo ng’echeret eng IEBC Wafula Chebukati ne kawal tebutiikaap bichoto arorutik tugul che machei IEBC kosuldae chi tugul ne ibelchingei nge’cheret eng lewenisiet ko mi ng’atutikaap emoni ak angot ko makisuldae koipchin emoni kaimutik chebo butetaap ng’atutik

Categories: Politics & Government | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Jubilee 'killed' roles of the Senate, Khalwale claims

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Jubilee 'killed' roles of the Senate, Khalwale claims

- Senator Boni Khalwale has accused the national government of undermining the Senate for the last four years. The senator also accused the National Assembly of frustrating senators in their bid to safeguard devolution. “Kenyans wished that the Senate could do a lot to protect devolution, but from the start the Executive arm headed by President Uhuru Kenyatta never wanted the Senate to work,” said Dr Khalwale

Categories: Politics & Government | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Raila: Why I cannot support independent candidates

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Raila: Why I cannot support independent candidates

- National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga moved to stem a revolt from independent candidates and party nomination losers by promising to change tack in his campaigns. In a bid to woo back losers still sore from the shambolic primaries, Raila met with some Nyanza politicians in Nairobi to get their endorsement for the top job. The three-hour meeting saw bitter losers vent their anger and criticise the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party over the shambolic nominations

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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Presidential candidates risk being locked out

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Presidential candidates risk being locked out

- A number of presidential candidates may be locked out of the August polls due a technicality in the election law. The law requires that a presidential candidate secures signatures of endorsement from at least 48,000 voters in at least 24 counties. President Uhuru Kenyatta has submitted 162,716 signatures from 41 counties. Opposition leader Raila Odinga submitted 65,000 from 27 counties. But in a technicality that might catch many candidates unaware, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) yesterday clarified that the endorsement must not only come from registered voters but bona fide members of the candidate's party

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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Miguna Miguna picks 24-year-old for running mate

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Miguna Miguna picks 24-year-old for running mate

- Unknown to many city residents, independent governor aspirant Miguna Miguna has picked a running mate from Murang'a County. Twenty-four-year-old James Gathungu will be the youngest deputy governor should Mr Miguna clinch the coveted seat in the August polls. Popularly known for his political activism in Laikipia University, Mr Gathungu agreed to support Miguna's bid owing to his manifesto. "Miguna's manifesto will propel development in the county, which will eventually place the region among top world investment cities," he said

Categories: Politics & Government | 
Tags: Government |  Governors |  Elections |  Running mate | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Two drown in River Nzoia while allegedly avoiding police crackdown

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Two drown in River Nzoia while allegedly avoiding police crackdown

- Two men drowned in Nzoia River yesterday as they attempted to evade arrest during a crackdown on illicit brews. Musa Wanjala, 23, and Alex Khisa, 28, were walking home from Moi's Bridge when police officers reportedly confronted them in Kapkoi. The victims are said to have dived into the river as the officers from Kitale Police Station pursued them. The officers are said to have sped off with other people they had arrested in raids in the area

Categories: Law & Crime | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Western |  Kakamega |  Likuyani |  Nzoia | 

Manufacturers vow to fight ban on plastic bags

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Manufacturers vow to fight ban on plastic bags

- Manufacturers have vowed to use all means to ensure that the Government’s ban on plastic bags does not take effect in September. Through the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), they have faulted the Government for not clarifying whether the ban will affect carrier bags only or also the use of plastic bags in industrial packaging. “The ban as currently worded in the gazette will affect industrial packaging

Categories: Business | 
Tags: Manufacturing | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

KRA eyes landlords to cut tax arrears

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KRA eyes landlords to cut tax arrears

- Kenya Revenue Authority has intensified its hunt for rental income tax as it seeks to reduce the cash owed by defaulters. Taxpayers currently owe Sh50 billion in back taxes, penalties and interest payments. This is almost enough to fund the health programmes recently suspended by the United States Agency for International Development worth Sh55.6 billion, meaning Kenya could do without the aid

Categories: Business | 
Tags: Taxes |  Taxation | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Kenyan marathon stars withdraw from London worlds

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Kenyan marathon stars withdraw from London worlds

- Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenyan athletics selectors have been forced into wholesale changes to the marathon team for the August 4-13 World Athletics Championships in London following the withdraw of four top runners including Olympic men’s champion Eliud Kipchoge. Kipchoge, who narrowly missed out on becoming the first athlete to run a sub-two hour marathon last month, said he needed to rest after the gruelling record attempt in Monza, Italy

Categories: Sports | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Nakuru |  Uganda |  Nakuru |  West Nakuru |  London |  London | 

Kenyan stars ready to meet Mo Farah: Can Kamworor and company break the athletics’ great?

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Kenyan stars ready to meet Mo Farah: Can Kamworor and company break the athletics’ great?

- Mwangangi, Koech and Tanui go head-to-head with two-time Olympic champion. It two days, two-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will come face to face with Kenyan athletes hungry for results in 5,000m at the two-day IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, USA, on Friday. As the clock ticks, Kenyan fans will be eager to see which of their athletes will master the courage and agility of flooring the most successful British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history

Categories: Sports | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Factbox: What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi

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Factbox: What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi

- MANCHESTER, England/LONDON The suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, northern England, on Monday has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, British police said. Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth, U.S. security officials said, citing British intelligence officials. His parents emigrated from Libya to London before moving to the Fallowfield area of south Manchester, where they have lived for at least 10 years, the officials said

Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Weapons |  Bombers | 
Places: Africa |  N Africa |  Maghreb |  Libya |  Americas |  North America |  United States | 

Nairobi rids streets of homeless families

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Nairobi rids streets of homeless families

- At least 500 members of street families were mopped up during an overnight joint operation by the police and Nairobi County Inspectorate officers amid rising wave of armed robberies and muggings within the city centre. Nairobi County Police Commander Japheth Koome said the operation will continue until they clear them from the streets. “We conducted an overnight swoop yesterday night and this will continue until we get rid of them

Categories: Law & Crime | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi | 

Uhuru consoles UK premier May in the wake of terrorist attack

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Uhuru consoles UK premier May in the wake of terrorist attack

- Photo: British police officers distribute leaflets to the public, in central London giving them advice on who to call if they spot something they deem to be suspicious or terrorist-related. Photo/AFP Mike Ratemo. President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday telephoned British Prime Minister Theresa May and assured her of his government’s support in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack that left 22 people dead and more than 50 injured

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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Mandera curfew to be lifted for Ramadhan

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Mandera curfew to be lifted for Ramadhan

- The dusk-to-dawn anti-terror curfew in Mandera will be suspended during the month of Ramadhan. The month of Ramadhan is set to begin on Saturday, May 27. The curfew was introduced eight months ago as a security measure against increased terror attacks. Leaders and residents’ call for review and end to the ban have been unsuccessful. The curfew was imposed after an attack on non-Muslims in a Mandera lodge on October 27 last year

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Tags: Wars |  Terrorism |  Terror | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  North Eastern |  Mandera | 

Leave independents alone, Mwiti tells Raila

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Leave independents alone, Mwiti tells Raila

- Central Imenti MP Gideon Mwiti has told NASA leader Raila Odinga to leave independent candidates alone. He addressed the press in Meru yesterday. Mwiti said the Constitution recognises independents. “Raila knows very well that independent candidates are not just a creation of people, but they are recognised by law. Why is he moving around saying that he does not recognise them?” he said

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  • IEBC meets Presidential candidates
    IEBC meets Presidential candidates

    , kassweekly.co.ke

    Kamwa Kandoik 12 oeng iche ibelchingei ng’echeretaap President eng tikitaap Independent kole maimukaksei eng IEBC komake ichek kasubiik che matinye chama amu chang’indaap biikaap emoni ko kisir chamaisiek alake koek membaekwak agot komengen. Kosupgei ak noto kosom IEBC koisto alak eng makutik che kamwa kole maimukaksei kobate eku kanokutik che terei ichek mebelchigei boroinoto president. Agot ko u noto ko kaigimit nebo ng’echeret eng IEBC Wafula Chebukati ne kawal tebutiikaap bichoto arorutik tugul che machei IEBC kosuldae chi tugul ne ibelchingei nge’cheret eng lewenisiet ko mi ng’atutikaap emoni ak angot ko makisuldae koipchin emoni kaimutik chebo butetaap ng’atutik

    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Sports

  • Whiteley named Springbok captain as Steyn and Vermeulen recalled
    Whiteley named Springbok captain as Steyn and Vermeulen recalled

    , timeslive.co.za

    Bok coach Allister Coetzee’s 31-man squad‚ named on Tuesday‚ included eight uncapped players to face France in three tests next month. There were recalls for Steyn‚ Jan Serfontein‚ Francois Hougaard‚ Duane Vermeulen‚ Coenie Oosthuizen and Chiliboy Ralepelle‚ who have more than 200 Test caps of experience between them. Steyn‚ who plays for French side Montpellier and was a member of the 2007 Rugby World Cup winning squad‚ last featured in a Springbok test in 2012‚ while Ralepelle is back in the Bok squad after four years — his last was in 2013

    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Rugby Football | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France |  Northern Cape |  Namakwa |  Nama Khoi |  Springbok | 

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  • West African girls show the way in Senegal tech battle
    West African girls show the way in Senegal tech battle

    , news24.com

    Dakar - West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, busting stereotypes with robotics expertise and innovative projects for their communities. The Pan-African Robotics competition (PARC) in the Senegalese capital Dakar on Saturday reflects the growing consciousness of science education as a top priority for a government growing the economy and getting development off the ground

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    Tags: Robotics |  Automaton | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  W Africa |  Senegal |  South Africa | 

Health

  • These non-communicable illnesses need more money
    These non-communicable illnesses need more money

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, and respiratory diseases are the four main non-communicable ailments taking a toll on the lives of both children and adults. Young people, owing to their eating habits and lifestyles, bear the biggest burden of these diseases.According to the WHO non-communicable diseases country profiles of 2014, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases account for a bigger percentage among men and women below 70 years

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Family & Parenting

  • Governor reveals how a newborn made him skip Senate queries
    Governor reveals how a newborn made him skip Senate queries

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago has revealed that his paternity leave forced him to snub key meetings including summons by the senate. Mandago, who failed to appear before the senate last week on Saturday rose to his defense when he told journalists that he could not avoid summons by the senate as it is a legal provision. Boost for Mandago as Elgeyo Marakwet residents in Eldoret support him “There is no way I can snub the Senate which is a lawfully established institution

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  • 22 killed after bomb explodes at a concert in Manchester
    22 killed after bomb explodes at a concert in Manchester

    , thepeople.co.ke

    British police have arrested a man in connection with Monday night’s bomb attack on a Manchester arena which claimed the lives of 22 people including children and injuring 60 others who were attending a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande. British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the attack, terming it a callous, warped and twisted act saying the incident was one of the worst acts of terrorism ever witnessed in the united since the 2005 London bombings

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    Tags: Music |  Concerts | 
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Education

  • Varsity president suspended over letter to ministry
    Varsity president suspended over letter to ministry

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. The president of the St Joseph University College of Engineering and Technology, Dar es Salaam Campus, Mr Haruna Bachubila, has been suspended for one year. This is after he submitted afollow-up letter to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, on the implementations of directives by the Minister, Prof Joyce Ndalichako, in April last year. There had been misunderstandings that started last year between the St Joseph University administration and students, who boycotted classes to exert pressure on the college management to clarify their fate after the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) deregistered its Arusha and Songea campuses

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  • Factbox: What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi
    Factbox: What is known about suspected Manchester attacker Abedi

    , reuters.com

    MANCHESTER, England/LONDON The suspected suicide bomber who killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, northern England, on Monday has been identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, British police said. Abedi was born in Manchester in 1994 to parents of Libyan birth, U.S. security officials said, citing British intelligence officials. His parents emigrated from Libya to London before moving to the Fallowfield area of south Manchester, where they have lived for at least 10 years, the officials said

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Media & Information

  • Kenya ranked highly among Africa peers in visa openness policy – Kass Media Group
    Kenya ranked highly among Africa peers in visa openness policy – Kass Media Group

    , kassweekly.co.ke

    Kakelewen emetab Kenya ko agenge eng emetinwek cheindoi eng kokoitatetab barainwek chebitunotin eng yaetab mungaret ak rutoitab chemungarainik eng kwenutab emiatinwek cheterter ama kaimut agetgul. Niton kokosupkei ak report kobun bankit nebo African Development Bank ak kibagengeitab African Union chechikili akobo tuguk chemokotin eng kasuldaetab mungaret eng emotinwek 54. Kosupkei ak report inoton konomu emetab Kenya koitet nebo 15 ole tindoi kamuget chemungarainik kobun emotinwek 18 korutechi emoni komotindoi Visa ak chemungarainik kobun emotinwek 30 koimuich konyor Visa kokait kiwanchetab ndegeisiek nebo emoni

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    Tags: Media houses | 
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Real Estate

  • Squatters warned against deforestation, community groups told to inspect land
    Squatters warned against deforestation, community groups told to inspect land

    , the-star.co.ke

    The state has urged communities allocated agricultural land in public forests not to destroy trees. Foreign Affairs ministry director of administration Waweru Kimani on Friday urged community forest associations to inspect forests. He said the government and the Kenya Forest Service have invested heavily in reforestation. Kimani spoke at Uplands Forest in Lari constituency. He represented CS Amina Mohamed, who was expected to lead a delegation of ministry officials in planting trees

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