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The Sengwer, an indigenous hunter-gatherer community in western Kenya, presented a petition Monday morning to the government in Nairobi demanding the return and protection of what they call their ancestral lands.

Kenya’s Sengwer people demand recognition of ‘ancestral land’

The Sengwer, an indigenous hunter-gatherer community in western Kenya, presented a petition Monday morning to the government in Nairobi demanding the return and protection of what they call their ancestral lands. The community says it faces threats of eviction as Kenya's government takes over conservation of the country's forests and water supplies.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia say they have agreed to normalise relations between the two sides, but fell short of a deal on the simmering maritime dispute.

Kenya, Somalia take first step to normalise relations

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia say they have agreed to normalise relations between the two sides, but fell short of a deal on the simmering maritime dispute.
The casket carrying the body of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is carried to the military chopper after lying in state at the Rufaro stadium, in Mbare, Harare, Zimbabwe. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

Divided Zimbabwe bids farewell to Robert Mugabe with state funeral

Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and economic turmoil.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be in Akwa Ibom State on Sept. 23 to inaugurate a flour mill, a power sub-station, and other projects as part of activities marking the first 100 days of Gov. Udom Emmanuel’s second term in office.

VP Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Robert Mugabe’s state funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the State Funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, tomorrow.

UK brands Robert Mugabe an autocrat as allies hail him

Several countries hailed Zimbabwe's late ex-president Robert Mugabe on Tuesday as a liberation hero -- though his fierce critic, former colonial power Britain, recalled the suffering and repression of his rule.
Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died Friday at age 95, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.

Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died Friday at age 95, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwean leader rushes home from Cape Town

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa is reported to have abandoned the closing ceremony of the World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, to return to Harare.
Kenya has joined the league of crude oil exporters in Africa. President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the maiden oil shipment today at a ceremony in the port of Mombasa, with a warning against corruption that may deny people the opportunity to benefit from the resource.

Kenya joins ranks of oil-exporting countries

Kenya has sent off its inaugural shipment of crude oil becoming the first East African nation to join the ranks of petroleum-exporting countries.
Kenya has joined the league of crude oil exporters in Africa. President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the maiden oil shipment today at a ceremony in the port of Mombasa, with a warning against corruption that may deny people the opportunity to benefit from the resource.

Kenya joins league of crude oil exporters

President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the maiden oil shipment today at a ceremony in the port of Mombasa, with a warning against corruption that may deny people the opportunity to benefit from the resource.
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya with his family at Emabole village in Butere at the launch of the census exercise in the county on August 24, 2019. ISAAC WALE - NATION MEDIA GROUP

Census: Kenya becomes first African country to recognise intersex people

Saturday and Sunday have been scheduled by the Kenyan government for the general headcount of its citizens. For the first time, the intersex people will also be counted by the government officials making it the first African country to recognise such gender.
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya president warns officials not to tamper with athletes money

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned officials leading the athletes to the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco not to tamper with athletes’ fund.
Ian Khama

Theatre of the absurd plays out in Botswana power feud

Just days before Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi left Gaborone for Nairobi, Kenya the military plane he was using for a local trip developed problems as it was taxing to fly out of Botswana’s second city, Francistown.
Henry Rotich

Kenyan finance minister to be prosecuted over graft – prosecutor

Kenya’s finance minister, Henry Rotich, will be arrested and charged over alleged corruption related to the construction of two dams, the chief prosecutor said on Monday.
Kenyans have taken to social media to eulogise Safaricom’s Chief Executive Officer Robert William Collymore, who the company said died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer.

Kenya’s Safaricom boss dies of cancer

Kenyans have taken to social media to eulogise Safaricom’s Chief Executive Officer Robert William Collymore, who the company said died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer.

World Bank gives $750 million budgetary support to Kenya

The World Bank approved a $750 million loan to Kenya that focused mainly on support for agriculture and housing, the bank said in a statement.
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday stressed the importance of commitment and integrity when he hosted award winning teacher Peter Mokaya Tabichi.

Kenya’s $1 million Teacher Prize winner meets President Kenyatta

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday stressed the importance of commitment and integrity when he hosted award winning teacher Peter Mokaya Tabichi.
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Kenyan president quits social media

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday suspended his social media accounts citing infiltration by unauthorised individuals.

President Kenyatta intervenes to save Kenya Airways

Authorities closed the week preparing for a final push to the proposed merger between Kenya Airways and the agency that manages the country’s airports — the Kenya Airports Authority.

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Police parade fake officer, others in Abuja

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CHAN Eagles striker, Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.

Ibrahim Sunusi: CHAN Eagles need early goal to boost confidence

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