Tuesday , June 22 2021


Africa News

Kenya to harness technology to boost insurance penetration

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenya plans to harness technology in order to boost insurance penetration in the country, the insurance regulator said on Monday. Godfrey Kiptum, CEO of Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) told journalists in Nairobi that the use of Internet of things, blockchain, Big Data, application programming interface, machine …

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Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway transports 3.45 mln tons of goods in 3 years

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | XINHUA |  The Chinese-built 752.7-km-long Ethiopia-Djibouti standard gauge railway has transported a total of 3.45 million tons of import and export commodities and goods over the last three years, local media Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Friday. The Ethiopia-Djibouti electrified railway which connects landlocked Ethiopia …

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The Kenneth Kaunda factor in Uganda’s media, politics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zambia first President Kenneth Kaunda who died yesterday visited Uganda several times, first during Milton Obote’s two tenures as president and later after Museveni captured power in 1986. And even after retirement, he continued visiting Uganda and offered interviews to a couple of journalists. But …

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Zambia’s first president Kaunda dies at 97

Kaunda, who ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991, died at a hospital in Lusaka where he was being treated for pneumonia Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the Zambian government announced on Thursday. Secretary to the Cabinet Simon Miti said …

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Zambia’s KK now stable, fighting pneumonia

Lusaka, Zambia | XINHUA | The condition of Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda has been stable, his office said on Tuesday. Rodrick Ngolo, Administrative Assistant in the Office of the First President said the condition was stable and that the medical team attending to him were on top of things. …

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