Sub-Saharan Africa

Bank robbers nice, quiet ‘booksellers’ ferrying soil

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Bank robbers nice, quiet ‘booksellers’ ferrying soil


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Police disperse demonstrators protesting killing of cattle

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Police disperse demonstrators protesting killing of cattle


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Impunity fuels electoral anarchy

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Impunity fuels electoral anarchy


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SEKU's Wote campus expecting first intake in September

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SEKU's Wote campus expecting first intake in September


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No student was killed during protests, KU says, Daystar to reopen

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No student was killed during protests, KU says, Daystar to reopen


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Police launch probe as boy, 8, commits suicide in Meru

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These 10 restaurants have been crowned SA's best

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  • Business Group Wants U.S. Issues Travel Ban On Politician
    Business Group Wants U.S. Issues Travel Ban On Politician

    , theliberiantimes.com

    By Lewis S. Teh The Liberian Entrepreneurs and Vendors United for Economic Stability, a local business group here is calling on the United States government through its embassy here to place a travel ban on politicians that are calling for interim government. The group in a press statement signed and approved by its Chairperson Ms. Natalyn Omell Beh submitted to the US Embassy accredited near the capitol on 21 November says the decision comes as a result of the ongoing economic situation that citizens of the country are facing
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Government |  Politicians | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  W Africa |  Liberia |  Americas |  North America |  United States | 

Politics & Government

  • IEBC ordered to furnish Imanyara with Linturi's academic credentials
    IEBC ordered to furnish Imanyara with Linturi's academic credentials

    , the-star.co.ke

    A court has asked the Meru returning officer to give Mugambi Imanyara certified copies of Senator Mithika Linturi's academic qualifications and self-declaration form.Imanyara sued IEBC and RO Macharia Gichichi over the outcome of the August 8 general election, which he claimed was rigged.
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Sports

  • Malinga among 800 athletes registered in Kakamega Forest marathon
    Malinga among 800 athletes registered in Kakamega Forest marathon

    , kbc.co.ke

    Kakamega Forest marathon defending champion, Alfa Malinga is among 800 athletes who have registered for the 3rd edition of the event that was launched on Wednesday at Athletics Kenya Federation offices. The marathon will be held this Saturday in Kakamega County. Malinga who won the 42km race in the previous edition will be seeking to defend his title as over 800 athletes have already registered
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Sport of athletics |  Athletes | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kakamega |  Shinyalu |  Kakamega Forest | 

Business

  • iTax system has helped boost the country’s tax administration ranking globally
    iTax system has helped boost the country’s tax administration ranking globally

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    The adoption of online filing of returns using Kenya Revenue Authority’s (KRA) iTax system has helped boost the country’s tax administration ranking globally. A new report by the World Bank and business consultancy firm PwC has hailed the iTax platform, saying it had substantially simplified tax administration, which had, in turn, enabled medium-sized firms to file tax returns with ease. The report, titled Paying Taxes 2018, ranked Kenya at position 92 globally in terms of ease of paying taxes last year, a 26 per cent jump from position 125 in 2015
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    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Taxes |  Taxation | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Technology

  • 5 Ways You Can Stream Showmax On Your Non-Smart TV
    5 Ways You Can Stream Showmax On Your Non-Smart TV

    , techweez.com

    Showmax is part of the new way we consume TV in the present world, which is termed as “video on demand.” You pay a certain fee per month (as low as KES 250 for three months) and get access to over 35,000 series episodes, movies, kids’ shows and documentaries that can be watched on multiple platforms. The easiest way to watch Showmax is definitely on your laptop or phone via the web and mobile apps respectively
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    Categories: Technology |  Entertainment & Arts | 
    Tags: Radio & Television | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Health

  • Officials on high alert after new cholera infections
    Officials on high alert after new cholera infections

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    New cholera infections have been reported in Kamurugu area, Mbeere South Sub County this week. County Health Director Dr Stephen Kaniaru said they are on high alert, with the newest case reported on Tuesday. The number of cholera infections in the county now stands at 47. The first case was reported on October 21. The disease has led to the death of three people, one from Kanduri area Embu East and two from Mbeere South
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    Categories: Health | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Mbeere |  Mbeere South | 

Society & Culture

  • Police launch probe as boy, 8, commits suicide in Meru
    Police launch probe as boy, 8, commits suicide in Meru

    , the-star.co.ke

    Police in Meru are investigating a case in which an eight-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide. The standard two pupil is said to have hanged himself on an avocado tree using a lesso. Imenti North police boss Sammy Kosgei said the boy's body was discovered by his schoolmate. The deceased was a pupil at Giaki primary school, North Imenti constituency, Meru county
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Death & Dying |  Suicides |  Obituary |  Suicide Deaths | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Eastern |  Meru |  Imenti |  Giaki | 

Education

  • Siaya quiet after giant schools fail to shine in KCPE
    Siaya quiet after giant schools fail to shine in KCPE

    , the-star.co.ke

    Siaya county was not as celebratory as before after KCPE examination results were released on Tuesday. There wasn't much activity at schools that usually perform well as not many students scored 400 marks and more. More on exam: Kwale girl 'surprised' after scoring 446 in KCPE Awelo Primary School, which produced the best pupil last year with 422 marks, recorded a top score of 404
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    Categories: Education | 
    Tags: Schools |  Examinations |  Education systems |  8:4:4 | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Siaya | 

Farming

  • Ruto launches Sh250m lab for testing fertiliser, seeds and GMOs
    Ruto launches Sh250m lab for testing fertiliser, seeds and GMOs

    , the-star.co.ke

    Kenya's agricultural exports to the European markets are set to increase following the completion of a Sh250 million laboratory complex that will ensure international standards are met. The facility unveiled on Wednesday will ensure fertilisers, seeds, soils and water are tested before farmers use them. It will also ensure healthy plants, safe trade and sustainable agro-environment for the development of the agricultural sector
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    Categories: Farming | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Law & Crime

  • Bank robbers nice, quiet ‘booksellers’ ferrying soil
    Bank robbers nice, quiet ‘booksellers’ ferrying soil

    , the-star.co.ke

    Back in June, two nice young men rented three stalls opposite Thika police headquarters, saying they planned to open a bookshop. Residents said they were friendly, but quiet and kept to themselves. No one would suspect their motives. In the mornings, they brought in empty cartons and at night they removed “book” cartons, loaded them into a vehicle and drove off
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Crimes |  Robberies |  Bank robbery |  Robbers | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Life & Style

  • SA students scoop top honours for job app
    SA students scoop top honours for job app

    , timeslive.co.za

    Of these‚ 6.3-million were employed‚ 3.7-million were unemployed but looking for work‚ 2.1-million were unemployed but were no longer looking for work (called 'discouraged' job seekers)‚ and eight million were not economically active. Overall‚ about 7.5-million young people (nearly 40% of all young people) were so-called ‘NEETs’ – not in employment‚ education or training. "In a country with 20-million young people‚ for 7
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    Categories: Life & Style |  Education | 
    Tags: Careers |  Students |  Employment | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa | 

Science & Nature

  • Rain in Cape Town has everyone celebrating
    Rain in Cape Town has everyone celebrating

    , news24.com

    Cape Town - Scattered showers and thundershowers in Cape Town since Tuesday evening, 21 November, has the city's residents celebrating. On Tuesday night the city experienced thunderstorms and lightning, heavy rain and even hail in some parts, while on Wednesday morning, 22 November, rainfall continued. Although the rainfall has not been consistent, with bursts of sudden heavy rain - sometimes coupled with hail - followed by sunshine and clear skies (yip, all seasons in a day!), people in Cape Town can't help but feel immense joy and relief with the wet weather
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    Categories: Science & Nature | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  S Africa |  South Africa |  Cape Town |