Africa

World Bank Announces Huge Financial Package For Africa

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About $57 billion in financing has been announced by the World Bank for sub-Saharan Africa for the period of next three fiscal years. It is learned out of the total assured the International Development Association will be supporting with $45 billion. It will support 448 projects too which are underway in the region. The association is World Bank fund and ...

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Kenya Deploys Military To Drought Effected Counties

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has lately deployed military to several parts of Baringo and Lalkipia in the Rift Valley to maintain peace amid deadly violence that has been fueled due to drought. The president ordered Friday Kenya Defense Forces to work together with police to calm down the situation. He said, “The deployment will further assist in disarmament and surrender ...

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One Of World’s Largest Diamond Discovered At Sierra Leone Mine

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Is this the world’s largest diamond. It is a 706-carat large stone and found in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone. Pastor Emmanuel Momoh was one of the thousands of workers who were working in the informal mining sector in the Kono region, known for diamond mostly. The large diamond was later presented to Sierra Leone President Dr Ernest Bai ...

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Tanzanian Channel Presenter Suspended Over Televising Fake News

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Senior journalist and presenter of a popular Tanzanian TV news channel and eight of his fellow employees have been suspended over televising fake news of United States President Donald Trump over the weekend. In the news relayed on TBC1 it was falsely claimed Trump has praised Tanzanian President John Magufuli for his move taken against corruption and presented him as ...

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East Africa Facing Hunger On Massive Scale, DEC Appeals For Fund

About sixteen million people in east Africa are facing hunger on a massive scale and Disasters Emergency Commission called on Wednesday a major appeal for funds to scale up the response to drought. The areas struck with drought most include Somalia, southern and south eastern Ethiopia and northern as well as coastal Kenya. There had been rianfall shortage of about ...

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Kenya’s Rift Valley Suffer Politics-Based Clashes Ahead Of Elections

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In the recent weeks the Rift Valley region in Kenya has become a place of deadly clashes between the farmers and cattle rustlers. Over a dozen houses have been destroyed and local people are accusing the police of doing so. Villager James Tangin said he couldn’t understand why the police is attacking their homes and after the first sound of ...

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Kenyan President Urges People To Remain Away From Poll Chaos

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged all the citizens to guard against those politicians who try to spread hatred and violence in the country during the polls. He added all the people should stand against the withvested interests of politicians in violence and since the 2007 election chaos the country has made significant progress. Kenyatta continued, “We must be vigilant to ...

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