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Kenya leader warns against US, China rivalry in Africa

Washington, United States | AFP | Kenya’s president said Wednesday that African nations should be free to cooperate with both the United States and China, warning that foreign powers were exacerbating the continent’s divisions. President Uhuru Kenyatta was speaking on a visit to Washington, where speculation has built that the United …

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Kadaga mourns former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has applauded the late former Kenyan President, Daniel Arap Moi for being a friend to Uganda and playing a pivotal role in the revival of the East African Community (EAC). “I have been saddened to learn about the …

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Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi dead at 95

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, who ruled the country with an iron fist between 1978 and 2002, has died aged 95, President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced. Moi’s 24-year rule saw his country become a one-party state where critical voices were crushed, corruption became endemic …

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Flashy Nairobi governor pleads not guilty to graft charges

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The flashy governor of Nairobi on Monday pleaded not guilty to over 30 charges of money laundering, receiving bribes and conflict of interest in a court appearance held under tight security. Governor Mike , the latest top official to be hauled in on corruption charges in …

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Kenya, Uganda sign MoU to strengthen cross-border cooperation

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni and his Kenya counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta, have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cross-border cooperation between Kenya and Uganda. The two leaders also witnessed the signing of a joint Memorandum of Understanding between the two governments to ensure cross-border …

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Museveni, Kenyatta sign cross- border peace agreement

. Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni yesterday witnessed the signing of an agreement aimed at promoting sustainable peace and development among Turkana, Pokot and Karamojong communities. The programme dubbed Cross-Border Sustainable Peace and Development seeks to end hostilities among the three …

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Key road linking Uganda to Kenya graded ahead of Kenyatta visit

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The local community in Moroto is celebrating the construction of the Moroto-Nakiloro road, which borders the Kenyan border in Rupa Sub County.  The road has been in bad shape with potholes and broken bridges in Acholi- Inn and Nakabaat areas, according to residents. Works on …

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Traders to reap big as Kenya, Uganda sign pacts

Mombasa, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan and Kenyan traders will be the biggest beneficiaries after their two countries yesterday signed a raft of agreements meant to ease trade, cement political ties and improve their social/cultural connections. The colourful signing ceremony, conducted at the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, was witnessed …

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Kenyan president says Nairobi attack over as jihadists killed

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that Islamists who stormed an upmarket hotel complex, killing 14 people, had been “eliminated” after an almost 20-hour siege in which hundreds of civilians were rescued. At least one suicide bomber blew himself up and gunmen engaged security forces in numerous shootouts during the …

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