KENYAN PRESIDENT URGES EAC TO URGENTLY LOOK INTO DRC SECURITY

KENYAN PRESIDENT URGES EAC TO URGENTLY LOOK INTO DRC SECURITY

Renson Mwakandana East African Community (EAC) officials have been urged to confront the situation in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo immediately by Kenya’s President William Ruto. During the 20th Extra-Ordinary Summit of EAC Heads of State on Saturday, which was presided over by President Évariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi, the President made the comments in Bujumbura. As […]

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 EX-POLICE SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING KENYAN LAWYER, TWO OTHERS

EX-POLICE SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING KENYAN LAWYER, TWO OTHERS

Renson Mwakandana A former Kenyan policeman, Fredrick Leliman, who killed a well-known human rights attorney and two other individuals more than six years ago has been sentenced to death by a Kenyan court. Despite the fact that death penalties are legal in Kenya, they are not executed. For the deaths of attorney Willie Kimani, his client, and […]

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 RUTO: WAR ON TERRORISM IN THE HORN OF AFRICA IS A COLLECTIVE EFFORT

RUTO: WAR ON TERRORISM IN THE HORN OF AFRICA IS A COLLECTIVE EFFORT

Renson Mwakandana According to Kenyan President William Ruto, the fight against terrorism in the Horn of Africa requires teamwork. The Kenyan President was speaking at the Somalia-Frontline States Summit in Mogadishu. The event had been organized by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia 🇸🇴 to strategize on how best to curb the threat posed by Al Shabaab […]

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 ETHIOPIA’S ORTHODOX CHURCH CRITICIZES THE PM AMID TURMOIL

ETHIOPIA’S ORTHODOX CHURCH CRITICIZES THE PM AMID TURMOIL

Renson Mwakandana The largest religious group in Ethiopia, the Orthodox Church, has vowed to call for statewide demonstrations to be headed by its patriarch, Abuna Mathias. The church has reacted negatively to recent remarks made by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed regarding renegade clergy who were engaged in the nomination of bishops without the church’s consent. […]

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 BODY OF TANZANIAN MAN SLAIN IN UKRAINE RETURNED HOME

BODY OF TANZANIAN MAN SLAIN IN UKRAINE RETURNED HOME

Renson Mwakandana On Friday, the body of a Tanzanian national killed in combat with Russian soldiers in Ukraine was brought home. Nemes Tarimo, 37, passed away three months ago after deciding to join the Wagner mercenary gang in Russia. Nemes Tarimo, killed in Ukraine /Yahoo News/ His corpse was picked up by his family at […]

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 IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR IN KIGALI FOR EA FUNDING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TALKS

IMF MANAGING DIRECTOR IN KIGALI FOR EA FUNDING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TALKS

Renson Mwakandana IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva is participating in a roundtable discussion on funding for climate change today in Kigali, Rwanda, with East African finance ministers and central bank governors. Ms. Georgieva flew into Kigali from Zambia 🇿🇲 on Tuesday. Her trip to Rwanda coincides with her board’s approval of $319 million in concessional […]

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 US PRESIDENT SENDS ENVOY, TOP UN DIPLOMAT TO KENYA

US PRESIDENT SENDS ENVOY, TOP UN DIPLOMAT TO KENYA

Renson Mwakandana US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the highest American representative to the UN, is scheduled to visit Kenya on Wednesday. The UN country team is anticipated to update Ms. Thomas-Greenfield on humanitarian programs, including the regional drought response and support for refugees. She will also meet with refugees who are waiting to be resettled in the United States […]

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