Day: April 3, 2019

Mozambique woman gives birth in mango tree during floods

April 3, 2019

A woman gave birth in a mango tree while escaping floods in central Mozambique caused by Cyclone Idai. Single mother Amélia delivered her daughter, Sara, whilst clinging to the branches with her two-year-old son. The family was rescued two days later by neighbours, following storms that have killed more than 700 people. It comes nearly […]

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‘Huduma number is demonic, it’s 666 mark’- Uhuru angered by Clergies, Christians

April 3, 2019

  The countrywide roll-out of the National Integrated Identity Management System (Huduma Namba) registration has stirred various reactions in the country. Those who support the initiative have called it a positive step towards fighting crime, managing personal data and weeding out ghost workers. But circles opposed to the initiative say that the Government has no […]

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Grandmother gives birth to granddaughter for her gay son

April 3, 2019

In Summary • She last gave birth more than 30 years ago • Doctors were stunned when Cecile was able to give birth naturally, instead of by C-section A 61-year-old grandmother gave birth to her own granddaughter in Nebraska on Monday, after volunteering to be a surrogate for her son and his husband’s child. When […]

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Pentagon refuses Boeing tanker deliveries over quality issues

April 3, 2019

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft. Photo credit: USA TODAY Based on the AAhirframe of the Boeing 767, the aerial refueller is to replace the Air Force’s aging line of KC-10 and KC-135 tankers, many of which were manufactured during the Cold War. The Air Force chose Boeing to build the tanker over Airbus in 2011 after […]

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Seeking justice: the long hunt for Rwanda’s killers

April 3, 2019

Felicien Kabuga, once one of Rwanda’s richest men who is accused of financing the 1994 genocide./COURTESY By AFP The houses along the quiet tree-lined street look just like the normal homes found all across the Rwandan capital. But behind the walls of the three adjoining villas in Kigali are the headquarters of a global operation […]

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All you need to know about the Huduma Namba

April 3, 2019

NIIMS PROJECT In Summary • It is a free government service and is expected to cost between Sh5 billion and Sh6 billion. • It will be used in national planning, social services, project resource allocation and even project infrastructure. President Uhuru Kenyatta when he officially launched the Huduma Namba countrywide registration exercise in Machakos county […]

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Canada warming two times faster than the rest of the world: report

April 3, 2019

Science Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world due to climate change driven by human influence, according to a new government report. Canada’s Changing Climate Report (CCCR) is the first report to be released as part of Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action. The report was […]

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Algeria’s longtime dictator just resigned amid massive protests

April 3, 2019

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a dictator who has been in power for two decades, has stepped down. The monumental announcement, reported by Algeria’s state-run media on Tuesday, comes just one day after he vowed to abdicate by the end of April. It’s a massive victory for the many Algerians who have […]

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