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Africa’s Covid-19 corruption

‘Theft doesn’t even stop during a pandemic’ | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors have gone on strike over a lack of protective equipment, and protesters have taken to the streets in anger at the abuse of medical funds, many wearing T-shirts emblazoned with #arrestCovidthieves. Public uproar in Kenya in recent weeks …

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Africa’s presidents wrongly stereotyped

They are serious political actors, not mere acentric characters | ANAÏS ANGELO | All-powerful presidents are an essential part of a stereotypical representation of African politics controlled by a few individuals, rather than by institutions. This view has been reinforced by a literary tradition sanctifying the biographies of “great men” …

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Kabaka Mutebi in Kenya

  Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has today held talk with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi. He later also met Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga. A statement from State House Nairobi indicated that the visit by the Kabaka of Buganda to Kenya offered …

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Kenya reopens churches, limits worship to only 100 people

Nairobi, Kenya | PROSSY NANSUBUGA |  President Uhuru Kenyatta has reopened churches and other places of worship in the country with a maximum of 100 people. This was during a nation address at the Harambee House on Monday 6, July 2020. According to Uhuru, churches are open for congregational and individual …

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Kenya closes schools, restricted entry for foreigners

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the confirmation of two more Coronavirus cases, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has closed all schools and banned entry into the country by foreigners from countries that have been effected. He said only Kenyan Citizens and foreigners with valid resident permits will be allowed entry provided …

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Uhuru Kenyatta reshuffles cabinet, sacks two ministers

  Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | President Uhuru Kenyatta has reshuffled his cabinet and dropped two ministers (cabinet secretaries). Dropped are Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri and Henry Rotich who has been in charge of the National Treasury. Rotich was recently charged with corruption in a dam deal gone …

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