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  • February 26, 2024

Kenyan scientists test AI app to diagnose tuberculosis

At the Kenya Medical Research Institute research is underway to create a mobile phone application which uses AI to diagnose tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases. In a specially contained quiet room …

ECOWAS lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue

West Africa’s regional bloc known as ECOWAS has lifted travel, commercial and economic sanctions imposed on Niger that were aimed at reversing the coup staged in the country last year, a …

“I will end my term on April 2nd”, says Senegal’s president Macky Sall

Senegal’s president has vowed to abide by the law and to not extend his mandate beyond April 2nd. Macky Sall, who is wrapping up two terms in office, postponed the presidential …

Elephant calves struggle to survive amid Kenya’s worst drought in decades

Parts of Kenya have experienced four consecutive seasons with inadequate rain in the past two years, with dire effects for people and animals, including livestock. Mortality rate among herbivore species such …

Kenyan police hunt for church thief

Police in the Kenyan capital says they are looking for a church warden suspected of stealing 1.5 million shillings – $12,400/£11,240 – that members had collected to develop the church. Police …

Many dead in Kenya building collapse

At least five people have died, and scores were injured after a six-storey building collapsed  Monday (September 26) in Kiambu, central Kenya. If several were extracted from the rubble alive during …

William Ruto sworn in as President of Kenya

A whole audience of heads of state and governments waited for William Samoei Ruto at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi. The officials attended, Tuesday, the inauguration ceremony of …

Kenya presidential election: Supreme court validates William Ruto’s win

Kenya’s Supreme Court has unanimously validated the presidential election results of the vote held last August that saw vice president William Ruto declared winner with 50.5% of votes. Chief Justice and …

William Ruto promises to “deport Chinese” if elected in Kenya

Kenya’s deputy president and presidential candidate William Ruto has said he will deport Chinese nationals from jobs that could be done by Kenyans if he is elected in August. The August …

Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki dies

Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has died aged 90. The announcement was made this Friday by President Uhuru Kenyatta who praised his predecessor as a great Kenyan. Mwai Kibaki served two …

2,000 police ‘mentally unfit’ to serve – Kenyan IGP

About 2000 police officers in Kenya are mentally unfit to serve in the police service, Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai. The IGP made this revelation on Tuesday during a meeting with …

Extreme hunger threatens 28 million people in East Africa- Oxfam

Up to 28 million people in East Africa are at risk of extreme hunger due to hikes in food and commodity prices most of which is as a result of the …

Kenya to receive $750 million from World Bank

The World Bank has approved a $750 million loan for Kenya, aimed at supporting the East African country’s 2022 budget. Kenya would have to carry out some necessary reforms in its …