This photo, taken on November 5, 2017 in the Malian desert, shows soldiers of the Malian Forces patrolling during the 'Hawbi' joint tactical coordination operation with France's Barkhane mission. PHOTO | ECPAD | AFP  By AFPMore by this Author ADDIS ABABA,The African Union's peace and security chief Smail Chergui called Monday for member states to tackle the root causes of...
Uniformed officers from the Kisii County Enforcement team watched as the street children and nurses clashed to what the street children said they did not want to see demonstrations in the county.The Union Kisii branch officials; Secretary General Eric Bosire and Chairman Fredrick Oigo told the media that they had served relevant County offices on their ongoing strike. Mr...
Chief Justice David Maraga has transferred 14 Court of Appeal judges barely a week after he moved senior High Court judges.In the latest changes, Lady Justice Roselyn Nambuye has been moved from Nairobi to Nyeri alongside Justice Daniel Musinga.The two have been swapped with Justice Sankale ole Kantai and Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale.Others affected by the changes in...
By AFPZainab Yusuf is standing for parliament to represent her native Kaduna in northern Nigeria. At 29, she's one of the youngest candidates in this weekend's election."It's been extremely challenging," she told AFP. "But we're fighting and doing well, getting our message across. People can see we're here campaigning to improve life."There are 91 political parties in Nigeria...
Msemaji wa klabu ya Ruvu Shooting, Masau Bwire amewatakaWatanzania kujitokeza kwa wingi kuisapoti Simba hapo kesho kwenye mchezo wa klabu bingwa barani Afrika dhidi ya Al Ahly. Mbali na kuonyesha utaifa wake wa kuisapoti miamba hiyo ya soka yenye maskani yake mitaa ya Karia Koo lakini ameonyesha kukerwa na matokeo ya mabao 5 – 0 waliyofungwa kwenye mechi...
By Mussa Mwangoka, Mwananchi Sumbawanga. Ofisa wa Taasisi ya Kuzuia na Kupambana na Rushwa (Takukuru) Mkoa wa Rukwa, Jonas Jackson (34) anashikiliwa na Polisi kwa tuhuma za kumbaka na kisha kumlawiti mtoto wa dada yake aliyekuwa akiishi naye.Ofisa huyo alikamatwa Februari 7, 2019 baada ya mtoto huyo kwenda kuripoti kituo kikuu cha polisi mjini Sumbawanga kufuatia kuchoka kufanyiwa vitendo...
By Nelly BosireA friend asked me to recommend a paediatric neurologist in Nairobi. The one who was attending to them was so busy that it took at least three months to get an appointment. Clinic visits with the specialist were frustrating; there were so many patients, that one had to wait till as late as 11 in the...
Kenya remains committed to Africa's common goal of ending FGM, Health CS Sicily Kariuki has said.The CS who spoke on Monday in Addis Ababa during the launch of the African Union Initiative on ending FGM, said Kenya will continue to take relevant measures towards the total elimination of the harmful practice.The initiative dubbed Saleema Initiative was launched by Burkina...
The US government will continue investigating the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Hungary on Monday. "America is not covering up for a murder," he said, adding that the United States would take more action to hold accountable all those responsible for Khashoggi's death. The US-based Saudi columnist was killed...
LONDON — The British economy has not had a worse year since the global financial crisis and Brexit uncertainty is clearly to blame. The government even admits it.Official figures released Monday showed that a lack of clarity over Brexit weighed on businesses throughout 2018 and kept a lid on their investments. Help us improve GlobalNews.ca READ...