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Kenya To End Up Gay Anal Tests

As much as eight countries across the world practise forced anal exams of suspected gays. Kenya is one of the countries, but it may soon end such humiliating and intrusive torture. A Kenyan court heard a constitutional challenge to it and signaled the days may be numbered to the abhorrent practice. Nairobi-based activist for Human Rights Watch, Neela Ghoshal, said ...

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Kenya Detains Extremist Medics Linked To ISIS

Extremist medics cell linked to the ISIS is reported to have been disrupted by Kenyan police. The group is suspected of plotting a biological attack in the country and also recruiting youths to join the fight in Syria and Libya. A medical intern named Mohammed Abdi Ali has been detained at Wote District Hospital in Makueni County. He was arrested ...

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China Investing To Construct Standard Gauge Railway In Central Tanzania

Dar es Salaam – China is said to be investing $6.8 billion in the country for the construction of Standard Gauge railway along the Central Corridor. After talks between China’s Ambassador to Tanzania Dr Lu Youqing and President John Magufuli, a fund of $454.545 is said to be set aside out of $13.2 billion in the next financial year. Releasing ...

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Kenya Burns 105 Tonnes Of Poached Tusks

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set fire to more than a hundred tonns of poached tusks from around 6,700 elephants in an effort to show the government is committed to saving elephants. It is expected the burn may take several days as the quantity is seven times bigger than ever before. The president has joined with foreign officials and other ...

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Zambian National Burnt To Death Alleging Ritual Murders In Tanzania Put To Rest

The Zambian national burned to death last Wednesday has now been put to rest in Nakonde District of Muchinga Province. Simon Sinkamba was beaten to death in Mwaka Village in Tunduma of Tanzania by an angry mob. He was suspected of being ritual murderers. The body of 24-year-old man was taken back to his country and buried over the weekend. ...

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Tanzania Turns 55, Still Needs Diverted Celebrations Fund For Road Construction

Tanzania will be turning 55 tomorrow, April 26, but President John Pombe Magufuli will not be celebrating the Union Day as it happens every year. He has cancelled it and has recommended the fund to be used for road construction. Last year, in December, the president had also quit the independence day celebrations and took clean-up campaigns. The cost-cutting policy ...

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7.8-Magnitude Quake Jolts Ecuador; Ton Dead; Buildings, Bridge Collapsed

About 80 people have been killed and more than 600 injured after a powerful quake of 7.8-magnitude hit Ecuador’s coast Saturday evening at 7 p.m. local time (8 p.m. ET). The epicenter of the quake was 16 miles south-southeast of the coastal town of Muisne. It was shallow, about 12 miles deep. Ecuador President Rafael Correa declared a national emergency ...

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