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Kenyan star athlete murdered

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Olympian and World 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Jebet Tirop has been found murdered today. Tirop was found dead at their home in Iten after she was allegedly stabbed by her husband, according to a statement from the Kenyan athletics governing body. “We are still working to …

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Kenya raises $149,000 for conservation of elephants

Nairobi, Kenya |  Xinhua |  Kenya on Saturday announced that it has raised 16.5 million shillings (149,000 U.S. dollars) toward the conservation of elephants against the target of 900,000 dollars within the current financial year that ends in June 2022. Najib Balala, cabinet secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and …

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Kenyan fishmongers stage protest over impounded trucks

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Business grounded to a halt at Busia border on Friday when fishmongers from Busia county in Kenya rose up in arms protesting the impounding of their fish at Mpondwe border in Kasese with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. The fishmongers accused the Ugandan Ministry of Agriculture, …

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Kenya’s new school curriculum

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | During an outdoor learning session in a school located some 13 kilometers away from the bustling downtown section of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, learners cheerfully take part in an assortment of activities as teachers look on intently. The teachers reveal that such outdoor engagements are crucial …

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Moroto-Lokitanyala road to boost regional integration

Kampala, Uganda | Ian Katusiime | The upgrading of the 42km Moroto-Lokitanyala road from gravel to bituminous standard has been billed as a boon for regional integration. The road from Moroto town skirting deep into Karamoja up to the Uganda Kenya border has been hailed as a timely intervention for boosting …

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Uganda U-20 team routs Kenya 7-2 in World Cup qualifier

Kenya 🇰🇪 2  Uganda 🇺🇬 7 Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Two goals each from lead striker Juliet Nalukenge and Sumaya Komuntale gave Uganda’s Under 20 women’s team a resounding 7-2 victory over hosts Kenya at Nyayo stadium, Nairobi on Saturday afternoon. Other goals came from Margaret Kunihira, captain Fauzia Najjemba …

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Uganda takes on Kenya in U-20 Women World Cup qualifier

✳ Kenya vs Uganda 3pm Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda U-20 Women team will today play Kenya in the first leg of the World Cup Qualifiers at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi. The team under the stewardship of Coach Ayubu Khalifa left Uganda on Thursday morning. Before leaving …

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Uganda police rescues 38 victims of human trafficking in Kenya

Buisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan police, working with a non-governmental organization, have rescued 38 victims of human trafficking in neighboring Kenya, CID spokesperson said on Thursday. Charles Twiine, the Criminal Investigations Directorate spokesperson said in a tweet that working with the organization of “Make a Child Smile,” they …

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