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Kenya signs duty-free trade deal with European Union

Kenya has announced that it has signed a trade deal with the European Union to give it tariff-free access to the EU market. Once ratified...

Uganda: Militants attack school killing over 40 people including pupils

Militants linked to Islamic State have attacked a school in western Uganda near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least...

Outrage as middle-aged woman in Tanzania rapes 8 year- old boy

There is outrage in Tanzania after a middle-aged woman was found to have raped an eight-year-old boy. The woman is also accused of infecting the...

Eritrea rejoins the East African regional bloc after 16-year absence

After 16 years of absence, Eritrea has rejoined the East African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad). In 2007, Eritrea suspended its membership...

Ugandan President denies death rumours

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has denied rumours about his death as he self- isolates after testing positive for Covid 19. The social media statement followed...

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame sacks 244 soldiers

Over 200 soldiers including senior military officers have been sacked from the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF). They were sacked by President Paul Kagame. The dismissed...

Kenya: Mysterious disease kills 9 and hospitalises 80 others

At least nine people have died from an outbreak of a mysterious condition in Kenya. 80 others have been hospitalised from the mysterious disease in...

Food supply to Ethiopia halted over illegal sales claims

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID has halted food supply to Tigray region of Ethiopia after it discovered that the goods were...

Kenya opposition makes deal with government and calls off protests

Kenya's opposition has suspended the latest anti-government protests planned for Thursday. The opposition said it suspended the planned protests after reaching an agreement with the...

Floods from heavy rain kill over 100 in Rwanda and Uganda

Over hundred people have been killed by floods sparked by heavy rains that triggered landslides in western and northern Rwanda and parts of Uganda. The...

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