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Nairobi governor gives out alcohol to ‘kill’ coronavirus

The governor of Kenya’s capital Nairobi has distributed bottles of cognac to the poor, saying it protects against the new coronavirus, though the drink maker and national government chided him for propagating a myth.

Kenyan economist roots for adoption of yuan as reserve currency in Africa

African countries should hasten the adoption of the yuan as a reserve currency amid increased bilateral trade with China, a Kenyan economist said.

Buhari arrives Yokohama, Japan

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Japan to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD7, holding in Yokohama from August 28 to August 30.

Microsoft launches $100m development centres in Lagos, Nairobi

In another sign of Africa's growing importance as a global hub for talent, Microsoft has launched a $100 million Africa Development Centre, ADC, with...

Death toll rises to 14 in Kenya hotel terror attack

Kenya’s President on Wednesday said security forces had killed all four militants who stormed an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi the previous day, in...

Kenya opposition firebrand arrested in dawn raid

  A supporter of Kenyan opposition party National Super Alliance (NASA) leader gestures while holding a bible during a leader's rally in Homa Bay on...

Washington takes aim at Kenyan opposition, government

Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition leader Raila Odinga gestures before swearing himself in as the 'people's president' on January 30, 2018 in...

AU to set up Humanitarian agency by June 2018

The African Union is to set up an African Humanitarian Agency to handle emergency situations in the continent. Mr Olabisi Dare, Head Humanitarian Affairs and...

Two killed as protests follow Kenya court vote ruling

At least two people were shot dead in Kenya on Monday, police said, as opposition supporters protested a court ruling that upheld the election...

Kenya girl, 14, charged over fire that killed 9 pupils

A 14-year-old Kenyan girl was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of murder for allegedly starting a fire at a Nairobi school dormitory that left...

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