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Uganda: Judges Vote to Strike

Judicial officers at the weekend overwhelmingly resolved to strike and keep away from courts if government does not address their grievances on welfare and salaries within one month. The judicial officers met at Kampala High...

One dead, two injured in Mbale landslides

MBALE- One person has been confirmed dead and two seriously injured in Mbale landslides on Sunday. Peace Sandra Khainza, a 14-year-old pupil of Hilltop Primary School was hit by a rock as she walked from the...

Graft the bane of Kenya’s terror fight — US

“Corruption at multiple levels” is undermining Kenya's efforts to prevent cross-border attacks by Al-Shabaab, the US State Department says in a new report on terrorism trends worldwide. But the assessment is partly positive in regard...

Relief as Kenya, Tanzania agree to lift trade restrictions

Kenya has lifted restrictions on wheat flour and cooking gas imports from Tanzania, which has in turn allowed milk and cigarettes from Kenya. The countries’ Foreign Affairs ministers said in Nairobi on Sunday that the...

Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga in tight House race — Poll

The race for State House remains tight, with Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga locked in a fierce battle, latest Ipsos poll shows. The approval rating of Mr Kenyatta has dropped by a point while that...

Uganda: Guard shoots 13-year-old over Shs500 debt

MAYUGE: Police in Mayuge have arrested a private security guard attached to Security Group for allegedly shooting a 13-year-old boy who had gone to demand for Shs500 after selling him a broom on credit. Mr Aaron...

More than 3 million Sudanese face ‘severe food insecurity’

The planting of the main staple cereals sorghum and millet in the southern parts of Sudan have benefited from abundant rains received between 1 and 20 May, the latest Food and Agriculture Organization’s Global...

Cargo workers fear losing income in Port Sudan

The governor of Red Sea state, Ali Hamid, announced last month that new companies will be established which will take over the loading and unloading at the ports in the state. “A large number of...

Over 50 Kenyan conservationists picked as honorary wardens

Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu has appointed more than 50 Kenyan conservationists as honorary wardens. The honorary wardens, charged with further championing the conservation of Kenya’s flora and fauna, will serve for...

114 Somali Prisoners Released From Ethiopia Arrive in Mogadishu

More than 100 Somalis, recently released from Ethiopian detention facilities and handed over to the Somali government, arrived in Mogadishu on Saturday, government officials told VOA Somali. The 114 prisoners smiled and some of them...