RARE WHITE BUFFALO SPOTTED IN TANZANIAN PARK

RARE WHITE BUFFALO SPOTTED IN TANZANIAN PARK

Faith Nyasuguta  A rare white buffalo has been seen in Tanzania’s northern Tarangire National Park. According to the country’s national resources and tourism ministry, the buffalo was first sighted in the park on Monday, attracting many tourists wanting to see the animal. Unlike others, the buffalo was bigger, local publication The Citizen reported, saying it was […]

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 HUNGER IN EAST AFRICA CAUSING DEATH EVERY 48 SECONDS

HUNGER IN EAST AFRICA CAUSING DEATH EVERY 48 SECONDS

Faith Nyasuguta  Humanitarian organisations have cautioned that across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, one person is dying every 48 seconds from acute hunger tied to conflict, the climate crisis and the rising cost of food. An Oxfam and Save the Children report estimates that around the world, 181 million people will experience crisis levels of hunger […]

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 MALI COUNTERS ATTEMPTED COUP BY WESTERN SOLDIERS- JUNTA

MALI COUNTERS ATTEMPTED COUP BY WESTERN SOLDIERS- JUNTA

Faith Nyasuguta  Mali’s military junta has disclosed that it halted an attempted coup spearheaded by “Western-backed” soldiers last week. The alleged foiled coup took place on the night between 11 and 12 May, the junta said in a statement without providing evidence. The statement publicised on state television on Monday said: “The attempt was thwarted […]

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 VIDEO: WHITE STUDENT FILMED URINATING ON BLACK STUDENT’S PROPERTY IN SOUTH AFRICA

VIDEO: WHITE STUDENT FILMED URINATING ON BLACK STUDENT’S PROPERTY IN SOUTH AFRICA

Faith Nyasuguta  In South Africa, a white student has been dismissed from university after he was accused of urinating on the property of a black student at Stellenbosch University, the institution confirmed. According to the institution of higher learning, the incident will be investigated and further action including expulsion and criminal charges may be taken, […]

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 MISS RWANDA ORGANISER’S  RAPE CHARGES DROPPED

MISS RWANDA ORGANISER’S RAPE CHARGES DROPPED

Faith Nyasuguta A Kigali court has cleared a rape charge against the Miss Rwanda pageant organiser but has noted that he will be prosecuted for other alleged sex crimes. On Monday, the court also denied the accused, Dieudonné Ishimwe, bail following his arrest late last month. Read here… Mr Ishimwe faced charges on rape, soliciting […]

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 NEW UGANDA, TANZANIA DEAL TO BOOST REGIONAL ELECTRICITY

NEW UGANDA, TANZANIA DEAL TO BOOST REGIONAL ELECTRICITY

Faith Nyasuguta  Uganda and Tanzania have committed to build the 400kV Masaka-Mutukula-Kyaka-Nyakanazi-Mwanza transmission line from which Uganda will sell surplus power and Tanzania will meet its demand for electricity. As she visited Kampala last week, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu and her Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni witnessed the signing of an inter-governmental Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) for […]

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 RAILA NAMES MARTHA KARUA AS RUNNING MATE FOR KENYA POLLS

RAILA NAMES MARTHA KARUA AS RUNNING MATE FOR KENYA POLLS

Faith Nyasuguta  Kenya’s former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has named Martha Karua as his running mate, making the veteran politician the first woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket. Raila made the announcement on Monday at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). Ms Karua, an ex-justice minister and presidential candidate, is from […]

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 EX-SOMALIA PRESIDENT RE-ELECTED AS HEAD OF STATE

EX-SOMALIA PRESIDENT RE-ELECTED AS HEAD OF STATE

Faith Nyasuguta  Ex-Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud was on Sunday night re-elected into office following an intense contest with the incumbent Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo. The win was publicized after three rounds of voting in which he beat his competitor 214 to 110 votes. The election outcome was a replica of the February 8, 2017 contest […]

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