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#LakeVictoriaSeries: Crocodiles are a constant threat to people living near the...

The world's second-largest freshwater lake not only sustains life - but also takes it away. By some accounts, up to five thousand people die on...

Congratulatory messages start pouring in for newly elected Kenyan President

African Presidents and world leaders have started sending congratulatory messages to Uhuru Kenyatta for being re-elected the President of Kenya. Current President Uhuru Kenyatta and...

Lake Victoria Series: Lake region is home to one of Africa’s...

Lake Victoria, shared by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, is home to many communities and cultures, chief among them in Uganda is the Buganda Kingdom. In...

Kenya lauds Belt and Road Initiative as best model for growth...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday that the Belt and Road Initiative is the best model for Africa's desired progress, Xinhua reports. Kenyatta told...

China officially hands over the SGR to Kenya

China has officially handed over the Standard Gauge Railway to Kenya. President Uhuru Kenyatta has been joined at the Port of Mombasa by dozens of...

Reporter’s Diary: The dangers of informal mining in East Africa

As the explosion sounds, a young girl collapses and her mother wails. They had been waiting all night for him to come home -...

Lake Victoria Series: Why tiny island without amenities attracts hundreds

The tiny Migingo Island on Lake Victoria is less than a third of the size of a football pitch, yet hundreds of people live...

Lake Victoria Series: Night-fishing is one of the toughest jobs on...

One of the toughest jobs in the Lake Victorian region is night-fishing. Crews often head out deep into the lake after dark, armed with bright...

China pledges additional $14.5 billion for Belt and Road Initiative

China will contribute an additional 100 billion yuan (14.5 billion U.S. dollars) to the Silk Road Fund to scale up financing support for the...

The Genesis: Kenya-China $5bn deal could spell end of ‘lunatic express’...

An ambitious deal between Kenya and China may spell the end of the line for "the lunatic express" and lay the tracks for a...
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