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August is set to be a busy month with no less than three presidential...

August is set to be a busy month with no less than three presidential polls in Africa. The first will see Rwandans elect their leader, though some feel it's a one-horse race. A 2015 referendum allowed...

Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta seeks China’s support in enabling SGR reach more African countries ...

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is attending the two day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, said he will be seeking China’s support in promoting regional integration in Africa through the ambitious initiative. Before he...

Chinese enterprises offer local employment to Kenyans

In Kenya, an ambitious new Chinese construction project is taking place in the country. The Wu Yi Company has repaired and built several roads in the country. Now, it's most ambitious project yet includes a...

Kenyan opposition to tell court that technology enabled election fraud

Kenya's opposition will argue before the Supreme Court that technology enabled rather than curbed election fraud, as it seeks to overturn a vote this month won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Opposition leader Raila Odinga's National...

HIV prevention:Have young women been forgotten?

Today is the beginning of a Webiner or a series of discussions over the website by stake holders in the HIV/AIDS sector about trials that have been conducted over the prevention of HIV infections...

U.N. urges Kenya’s leaders to promote peace, avoid violence

Despite Odinga's claims of irregularities, Kenya has been hailed for holding peaceful elections. The United Nations has urged Odinga and Kenyatta to avoid stoking tensions after the vote. Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the U.N. Secretary-General...

Belt and Road: Revamping Mombasa port speeds up turnaround times

Mombasa is East Africa's busiest port and plays an important role in the One Belt One Road project. To take advantage of the new rail link to Nairobi, the port has been revamped and expanded....

Chinese Vice Premier presents five-point Belt and Road proposal

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli is keen to see the Belt and Road Initiative benefit the countries involved and their people. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Forum in Beijing, Zhang outlined a five-point...

Kenya President Kenyatta launches campaign amid concern over violence

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off his official campaign for reelection with a rally in Nairobi on Monday, echoing a call by main challenger Raila Odinga to avoid the violence that followed voting a...

How did fake news impact Kenya’s election?

After the August 8 election results a number of protests broke out in Kenya. Many fake images and stories were spread aimed to misinform and create further tension “I think social media played a critical...