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Bomb kills Kenya police as troops pull out of Somali bases

Kenyan police chief confirmed ‘there was an incident where a police lorry hit an improvised explosive device’.

27 Jan 2016 2:31 PM

At least 140 killed in Ethiopia protests over state land plan

There was no immediate response from the Ethiopian government.

08 Jan 2016 1:37 PM

WTO meet sets 2017 to phase out export subsidies

India Saturday expressed disappointment over non-reaffirmation of the long-stalled Doha Round, agreement on cotton and a few provisions related to phasing out of export subsidies.

20 Dec 2015 12:42 AM

Hardening stand on WTO: India

Hardening its stance in the ongoing WTO talks, India on Thursday strongly objected to the draft text on agriculture and said some countries are pushing for a deal on phasing out export subsidies with

18 Dec 2015 1:59 AM

Calm returns in Burundi after clashes kill 87

Nearly 90 people were killed during Friday’s clashes in the Burundian capital, the Army said on Saturday, the worst outbreak of violence in Burundi since a failed coup in May.

14 Dec 2015 6:24 AM

Seven Kenyan athletes get doping ban

Two-time world cross country champion Emily Chebet was among the seven given a four-year ban for using the drug Furosemide. — AP

29 Nov 2015 2:26 AM

Pope slams rich for ‘injustice’ to poor

Pope Francis on Friday lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources at the expense of the poor as he visited a crowded slum today in the Kenyan capital.

28 Nov 2015 5:32 AM

In Kenyan slum, pope slams rich elite over 'dreadful injustice' to poor

Pope Francis lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources

27 Nov 2015 11:53 AM

Pope Francis offers lesson in humility to flashy African leaders

In actions and words on his first tour of the world’s poorest continent, Pope Francis has sent a message to African leaders that they could do with less pomp and bit more humility.

27 Nov 2015 1:10 AM

Pope Francis arrives in Kenya at start of Africa tour

Pope Francis walks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta following his arrival at the Jommo Kenyatta International airport in Nairobi on Wednesday. — AFP

26 Nov 2015 3:24 AM