Monthly Archives: November 2016

Plane carrying Chapecoense footballers ran out of fuel

[field_converge_image]The plane carrying Brazilian footballers which crashed in Colombia had run out of fuel, according to a leaked audio recording.In the air traffic tower tape, a pilot can be heard repeatedly requesting permission to land due to a “t… Continue reading

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I quit Jubilee, only foolish people can stay – Alfred Keter

[field_converge_image]Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter has quit Jubilee saying “There is too much graft in the government.”He said on Wednesday he will defend his seat either as an independent candidate or he might join another party.Keter launched a sc… Continue reading

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Junet denies threatening DP Ruto's spokesman after Mugonyi files police complaint

[field_converge_image]DP William Ruto’s spokesman David Mugonyi on Wednesday filed a complaint with the police against Suna East MP Junet Mohamed.Mugonyi told police that Junet had told a friend that he was going to deal with him personally for craftin… Continue reading

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Lamu divorce rate drops from 300 cases to 10 within one year

[field_converge_image]Divorce rates in Lamu county have dropped from 300 between 2014 and 2015, to just 10 between 2015 and this year.The Council of Imams and Preachers attributed the situation to efforts by religious leaders to preach tolerance and re… Continue reading

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Liberia: President Sirleaf Tours Exxon Mobil Offshore Platform.

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has toured the Mobile Offshore Drilling Units of ExxonMobil positioned at Oil Block-13. Continue reading

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Rwanda to probe possible role of French officials in genocide

[field_converge_image]Rwanda has launched an inquiry into the possible role of at least 20 French military and other officials in the 1994 genocide, the prosecutor general said on Wednesday, a move that will deepen already strained relations with Paris… Continue reading

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South Africa: Guptas, Eskom Still Not Budging On R2 Billion Coal Fine Payment

[News24Wire] The Guptas, who part-own Optimum Coal Mine through Tegeta Resources and Energy with President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane, have yet to pay the R2.176bn fine imposed on it by Eskom. Continue reading

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Nigeria: Oil Detection Agency Demands Criminalizing of Oil Spills

[Daily Trust] The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has demanded that the National Assembly amends the law of the agency to enable it to criminalise the issue of oil spill. Continue reading

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Miguna rejects Passaris law suit

[field_converge_image]Nairobi governor aspirant Miguna Miguna has rejected a lawsuit reportedly filed by his rival Esther Passaris over a message he wrote on Twitter.Miguna, who is a lawyer, said Passaris has not served him a suit conerning the tweet t… Continue reading

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Jewish Ritual Circumcisers Accused of Practicing on Ethiopian and Sudanese Children in Israel

Source: Haaretz
Inexperienced students of circumcision have been practicing their skills on the babies of the poorest of Israeli society – Ethiopian and Sudanese families… Continue reading

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