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Museveni to take Kenyan SGR train today

Mombasa, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni will be the first visiting head of state to take the Makadara Express train on the new Standard Gauge Railway from Mombasa to Nairobi in Kenya. This was confirmed yesterday after discussions on day two of a three-day state visit where Museveni and …

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List of nations grounding their Boeing 737s

Paris, France | AFP |  A number of countries have grounded Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet in response to an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board. The Nairobi-bound plane was the same type as the Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed in October, killing …

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Alalo and other victims of the Ethiopia plane crash

  Paris, France | AFP |  A renowned undersea archaeologist, an MP’s entire family and a top peacekeeper were among the victims of Sunday’s plane crash in Ethiopia, along with many people working with the United Nations on development, aid and the environment. Here are some of their stories: – …

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Kenya’s pension firm enters Uganda’s market

Enwealth Financial Services manage assets worth Shs2trillion in Africa Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | A new pension administrator, Enwealth Financial Services, has entered Uganda’s pension market upon securing an operation license from the regulator, Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA). The firm that joins nine other pension administrators in …

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Kenya court postpones decision on homosexuality laws

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s High Court on Friday postponed a much-anticipated ruling on whether to scrap colonial-era laws which criminalise homosexuality, citing a heavy case load. “The files are above my height… we are still working,” said Chacha Mwita, one of the judges, who added that one of his colleagues was on leave …

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