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Baringo leaders vow to step up efforts for peace

October 20, 2018

Baringo leaders on Saturday vowed to spearhead peace to end prolonged cross-border banditry and cattle rustling. They spoke at Michuki ground in Chemoling’ot, Tiaty, during Mashujaa Day celebrations. The leaders included MPs William Cheptumo (Baringo North), William Kamket (Tiaty), Charles Kamuren (Baringo South). Others are Governor Stanley Kiptis, Deputy Governor Jacob Chepkwony, Woman Representative Gladwel […]

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Afghan voters brave attacks, delays on election day

October 20, 2018

By Reuters A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least 15 people as voting concluded in parliamentary elections overshadowed by the threat of violence and long delays at polling stations. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, which appeared to have been the most serious […]

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African Union appoints Raila as a special envoy for infrastructure

October 20, 2018

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga during March 9 handshake/COURTESY   The African Union Commission has appointed ODM leader Raila Odinga as an envoy. Chairperson Moussa Mahamat appointed Raila as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. “This decision is part of the African Union’s drive to expedite the integration of the continent […]

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African billionaire abducted in Tanzania returns home safely

October 20, 2018

    Africa’s youngest billionaire, snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, has returned back home safely, the family company that he runs said on Saturday. Mohammed Dewji, 43-year-old CEO of the METL Group family conglomerate, was seized as he arrived for a morning workout in Tanzania’s commercial capital […]

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Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed but claims he died in ‘fist-fight’

October 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia has admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggi , who disappeared after visiting the country’s consulate in Istanbul on October2  is dead. Riyadh claimed that he was killed in a “fist-fight” with Saudi officials. The Saudi regime also announced a purge of senior officials including Saud al-Qahtani, an influential adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, […]

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Afghanistan: Kandahar elections postponed over Thursday killings

October 19, 2018

General Abdul Raziq was killed on Thursday after a meeting in a Southern Province/COURTESY Parliamentary election in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, due to be held on Saturday, will be delayed following the assassination of a powerful provincial police commander, according to the electoral body and the president’s spokesman. President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesman Haroon Chakansuri said […]

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