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News highlights Woman injured after beating by chief A 50 year old woman is nursing injuries in hospital after being beaten by a chief over a boundary dispute. Esther Ombajo who is admitted at Busia County Referral Hospital was allegedly assaulted by Chief Charles Oundo of Matayos Township after she asked him to move a fence he had planted in

News highlights Nigeria arrests 92 beggars Authorities in Nigeria’s north-west Kano state have arrested 92 beggars for disobeying a law on street begging in the state. Most of these beggars are children between the ages of nine and 16, and mostly come from neighbouring states. The Hisbah – religious leaders who control the of observance of Islamic principles in the

News highlights Mothers to demonstrate against restaurant Mothers from around the country have vowed to hold a peaceful march against Olive Restaurant Accra Road. This follows a viral social media post describing how a breastfeeding mother was kicked out of the restaurant for breastfeeding in public. The mother declined to breastfeed in the toilet area. The demonstration is set for

News highlights Killer Patel Dam boss speaks out The owner of the killer Patel Dam in Solai has finally spoken out over the Wednesday night tragedy that left over 40 people dead after the dam burst its banks, sweeping away people and homes. Vinod Jayakumar who oversees the scheme says the tragedy was a natural calamity and was not a

News highlights Tanzanian government dismisses Maasai evictions report The Tanzanian government has dismissed allegations that it is involved in human rights violations against the indigenous Maasai people in favour of wealthy players in the tourism industry. A report by an independent American policy think tank, the Oakland Institute, released on Thursday, alleged that the government has been using conservation laws

News highlights Kenya Ebola free, state assures The Ministry of Health has assured Kenyans that the country is free of Ebola. The ministry says no case has been reported locally despite an outbreak of the disease in the DRC. “We have strengthened the routine screening of travellers at JKIA and as well as all the entry points into the country

On Friday 4th May 2018, a fire broke out on the ground floor at Sarit Centre. The source of the fire was quickly located, and attempts were made to put it out using fire extinguishers placed in the outlet. The fire alarm was sounded and evacuation procedures initiated. Fortunately the building was evacuated swiftly and smoothly, and no casualties were

Daily Nation Patel Dam tragedy: 44 dead, 41 in hospital and 40 missing The rumble at about 8pm on Wednesday sounded like a faint clap of thunder. Elija Chege stepped out of his single-room house at Energy Village in Solai, Nakuru, to check what was happening as the sky had been clear just a few minutes earlier. Then he heard

News highlights Trump-Kim Jong-un summit set for Singapore US President Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June, he has said. “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” the US leader tweeted. In March, Mr Trump stunned the world by accepting an invitation to meet Mr Kim

Three ODM Turkana MPs have given the state a seven day ultimatum to address the insecurity situation in Kapedo area and some parts Turkana or face unspecified consequences. Led by Turkana Senator Prof. Malachy Imana, Jeremiah Lomorukai (Loima) and Daniel Lopede (Turkana Central) the MPs said they may be forced to take the law into their own hands if the