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UK must reverse aid cuts ‘as soon as possible’ to help educate girls – Julia Gillard

Former Australian PM wants Boris Johnson to make ‘ambitious pledge’ to support girls at Kenyan summitThe former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard has called for Britain to return its aid budget to pre-cuts levels “as soon as possible”.Gillard, who now campaigns for education in lower-income countries as chair of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), said she wanted the British government to step up with an “ambitious pledge” for global education when it co-hosts the G7 summit next mo...
Tags: Politics, UK, Africa, UK News, World news, Britain, Aid, Global development, Kenya, Boris Johnson, Julia Gillard, Gillard, Global Education, Dominic Raab, Global Partnership for Education GPE


One of Kenya's top scientists has a warning for the world

Covid-19 vaccine supplies are nearly depleted in Kenya, prompting fears among health experts. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.
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Kenya Barris’ Black-ish to End with Season 8 on ABC

Kenya Barris’ comedy Black-ish has been renewed for an eighth and final season at ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement for the final season of the award-winning series, starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson, came with a sweet post by Barris including a video featuring the cast, which you can check out below:   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Kenya Barris (@kenyabar...
Tags: Comedy, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Abc, TV News, Kenya, Johnson, Hulu, Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish, Anthony Anderson, Grey, Josh, Golden Globe, Jenifer Lewis


Rights group fear for migrant activist ‘disappeared’ in Qatar

Malcolm Bidali, a Kenyan who blogged about migrant workers’ plight, detained by Qatari security servicesA Kenyan security guard in Qatar who has written about the plight of migrant workers has been “forcibly disappeared”, human rights group say.Malcolm Bidali was detained by the Qatari security services over a week ago and is being held in an undisclosed location, according to a coalition of rights groups, which include Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, Football, Qatar, Sport, World news, Middle East and North Africa, World Cup, Global development, World Cup 2022, Kenya, Migration And Development, Malcolm Bidali


Kenya's BBI blocked in scathing court verdict for President Kenyatta

President Kenyatta's plan to change the constitution is blocked after the court said it was illegal.
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Kenya MP Moses Kuria admits taking $1,000 parliamentary bribe

Moses Kuria's claim has been denied but the politician says such inducements are commonplace.
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Kenyan Police Disperse Protesters Demonstrating Against Israeli Attacks on Gaza

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Police fired teargas to disperse a crowd of more than 200 people protesting in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Thursday against the...
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Jumia’s Q1 earnings report continues to show falling losses, slow growth

African e-commerce giant Jumia today shared its earnings for the first quarter of 2021 that ended in March . While its customer count grew, a drop in the company’s revenues spoke to the fact that it is still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic . Most areas in Africa where Jumia operates have lifted their lockdown restrictions, but some countries like Morocco and Kenya still have curfews . Jumia said while these measures didn’t lead to meaningful changes in consumer behavi...
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, Nyse, EBITDA, Jumia, Sacha Poignonnec, Jeremy Hodara


Discovered: 78,000 years ago, the oldest known burial ritual in Africa

The oldest known burial ritual in Africa has been discovered on the coast of Kenya. A small child appears to have been buried intentionally in a cave 78,000 years ago.This new research offers insights into ancient funerary practices.How did the emergence of Homo sapiens affect ideas around death? What legacies have been passed down from ancient times? And can these give us insights into the origins of our current rituals around dying? Possible answers to these questions could be derived from a ...
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The motorcycle ride-hailing wars in Nigeria and Uganda is SafeBoda’s to lose

On April 16, Uganda-based two-wheel ride-hailing platform SafeBoda announced that it had completed 1 million rides in Ibadan, a southwestern city in Nigeria . T his might not seem spectacular from a global perspective because it took the startup a year and two months to achieve but it’s a noteworthy feat in African markets . Ibadan is one of the cities where SafeBoda operates. The company, which first launched in Uganda, is disrupting the offline market of local motorcycles referred to a...
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Uganda, Thailand, Kenya, Lagos, Kampala, Ibadan, Sub Saharan Africa, Lagos State, Transsion Holdings, SafeBoda, Alastair Sussock, Ricky Rapa Thomson, Maxime Dieudonne SafeBoda


Chaminade’s Jaylen Henderson named Mission League football MVP

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Chaminade quarterback Jaylen Henderson was on the sideline in a hooded sweater watching the Eagles take on La Habra in the first week of the impromptu spring football season. At the time, the Fresno State signee, decided to opt out of playing to not risky injury. Henderson eventually changed his mind, and Chaminade is glad he did. The do-everything quarterback threw for 1,402 yards, 15 touchdowns and had j...
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Why the polls still need watching

Although still needed, the relevance and credibility of electoral observers requires assessment The post Why the polls still need watching appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Democracy, Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Openaccess, ECOWAS, Top Six, COVID-19, AU Election Observation Mission, Election Management Bodies, Electoral Observation


Tea-growing areas to be badly hit if global heating intensifies

In Kenya, the area of optimal tea-growing conditions will be reduced by more than a quarter by 2050Your morning cup of tea may never taste the same again if global heating increases and the climate crisis intensifies, according to research.Some of the world’s biggest tea-growing areas will be among the worst hit by extreme weather, and their yields are likely to be vastly reduced in the coming decades if climate breakdown continues at its current pace. Floods, droughts, heatwaves and storms are ...
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Rai Benjamin leads record-shattering day at Mt. SAC re-opening

WALNUT >> Rai Benjamin, the World Championships 400-meter hurdles runner-up, recently caught up on Zoom with the man who dominated the event for parts of three decades, Edwin Moses. “Just talking shop,” Benjamin said of the conversation with the two-time Olympic champion. Moses gave Benjamin a few pointers the former USC NCAA champion put to good use at the USATF Golden Games at Mt. SAC’s Hilmer Lodge Stadium Sunday. Benjamin, in his first 400 hurdles race since the 2019 Worlds, was clocked in a...
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Opinion: The Earth's atmosphere is becoming a landfill for the space industry

More than 3 million years ago, members of an unknown hominin species sat on a river bank at the site of Lomekwi, in what is now Kenya, and made a set of stone tools for their daily tasks. Only a trained eye can distinguish the detritus they left behind from naturally broken rocks. In the intervening millennia, human trash has grown in complexity and quantity, introducing novel materials like plastics and metal alloys. What humans discard is fodder for archaeologists, but it's also an environment...
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Opinion: The growing problem of space junk

More than 3 million years ago, members of an unknown hominin species sat on a river bank at the site of Lomekwi, in what is now Kenya, and made a set of stone tools for their daily tasks. Only a trained eye can distinguish the detritus they left behind from naturally broken rocks. In the intervening millennia, human trash has grown in complexity and quantity, introducing novel materials like plastics and metal alloys. What humans discard is fodder for archaeologists, but it's also an environment...
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Countries in Africa fear they could become the next India as vaccine supplies dwindle

African countries are worried they will be the world's next Covid-19 hotspot as vaccine supplies begin to run out. In Kenya, people are expecting to not receive their second dose on time. Health advocates and officials are calling for vaccine equity.
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Cargo ship owners can disappear and leave their crews unpaid and starving. 10 mariners have been stranded off Kenya for 18 months.

The crew of the MV Jinan, with Rev. Moses Muli of the Mission to Seafarers on the left. Supplied by Rev. Moses Muli/Mission to Seafarers Unscrupulous cargo ship owners can abandon whole crews at sea if they run into money troubles. One crew, stranded off the coast of Mombasa, Kenya, has been trapped at sea for 18 months. The plight of the Ever Given focused attention on seafarers' wellbeing in an often-shady industry. See more stories on Insider's business page. Off the coast of Ke...
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Kenya: Private Equity Comparative Guide - Law3Sixty

Private Equity Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Kenya, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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Somalia Revives Ties With Kenya After Nearly Six-Month Break

By Abdi SheikhMOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia said on Thursday it was restoring diplomatic relations with neighbouring Kenya almost six months after...
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Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan's five quotes which charmed Kenya

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan ends a visit to Kenya on a high, mending relations with her words.
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Somalia Says It Has Resumed Diplomatic Ties With Kenya

Somalia says it has resumed diplomatic ties with neighboring Kenya after severing relations late last year.
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Kenya Set to Appoint First Female Chief Justice at Sensitive Moment

By Duncan MiririNAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan judge Martha Koome has defended dissidents and helped to write women's rights into the constitution -...
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Coronavirus live: Canada authorises Pfizer jab for 12-15 year olds; hopes for normality in Ireland by late summer

US FDA expected to follow Canada’s lead ‘very soon’; Leo Varadkar hopes for return to normality in Ireland by late summer; Kenya finds cases of India variant Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base campIndian delegation forced to self-isolate in London for CovidItaly could reopen to foreign tourists from mid-May, says PMUK pledges millions to bolster testing for coronavirus variants 7.10pm BST New York’s Major League baseball teams, the Yankees and the Mets, will give free t...
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A toddler laid to rest on a pillow is now the oldest known human burial in Africa

A toddler laid to rest with their head on a pillow in a cave in eastern Kenya is thought to be the oldest human burial ever found in Africa.
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Coronavirus live: Canada authorises Pfizer jab for 12-15 year olds; Egypt to close shops and cafes for two weeks

US FDA expected to follow Canada’s lead ‘very soon’; large gatherings and concerts also banned in Egypt; Kenya finds cases of India variant Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base campIndian delegation forced to self-isolate in London for CovidItaly could reopen to foreign tourists from mid-May, says PMUK pledges millions to bolster testing for coronavirus variants 6.22pm BST Alberta will become the first Canadian province to offer Covid vaccines to everyone aged 12 and over...
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Coronavirus live: Egypt to close shops and restaurants for two weeks; Kenya detects Indian variant

Large gatherings and concerts also banned in Egypt; Kenya finds India variant after Uganda also reported it; Tokyo Olympics ‘to go ahead’ after test event Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base campIndian delegation forced to self-isolate in London for CovidItaly could reopen to foreign tourists from mid-May, says PMUK pledges millions to bolster testing for coronavirus variants 4.22pm BST Covid-19 infections continue to spread fast across the Americas as a result of relaxe...
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The oldest human burial in Africa was a toddler laid to rest with a pillow

A new discovery in a cave in Kenya reveals that early humans treated their dead in a surprisingly tender way.
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Archaeologists uncover oldest human burial in Africa

‘Quite spectacular’ discovery shows three-year-old child was carefully laid to rest nearly 80,000 years agoArchaeologists have identified the oldest known human burial in Africa during field work that uncovered the remains of a child laid carefully to rest in a grave nearly 80,000 years ago.The arrangement of the bones shows the three-year-old – named Mtoto after the Swahili word for child – was placed with legs tucked to chest, and perhaps wrapped in a shroud with their head on a pillow, before...
Tags: Science, Africa, World news, Anthropology, Archaeology, Kenya


Kenya and Tanzania Ease Cross-Border Business Rules as Relations Thaw

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya will waive work and business permits for investors from its neighbour Tanzania, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on...
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