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Person who attacked RFE/RLE correspondents in Dushanbe is detained

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Recall, two correspondents of RFERL’s Tajik Service, Ms. Shahlo Abdullo and Mr. Mullorajab Yusufi, were attacked while preparing a report on gasoline price hikes.The correspondents reportedly said an employee of the gas station approached and demanded ... Read More

Newly-elected president of Kyrgyzstan announces his intention to visit Tajikistan

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Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbayev says Japarov’s visit to Uzbekistan is scheduled for March 11-12, according to AKIPress. Kazakbayev noted that Japarov had received invitations from heads of many foreign countries.“In his speech, the President ... Read More

Kenya: Echesa Arrested

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Former Sports CS Rashid Echesa has been arrested in Mumias, Kakamega County.Echesa has been on the run since he stormed Bulonga Primary School polling station in Khalaba ward and appeared to assault an Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (I... Read More

IEK set to mentor engineering students

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Engineering students from the University of Nairobi (UoN) are among students from other universities set to benefit from a mentorship programme organized by the Institution of Engineers in Kenya (IEK).The announcement was made by Eng. Grace Kagondu, Ch... Read More

Govt applauded for consistency in distribution of sanitary towels to schools

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The government has been providing sanitary towels to school-going girls who have reached puberty since 2017By Enock Sitati and Irene OkereAn education official has lauded the National government for consistency in providing sanitary pads to primary sch... Read More

Kenya: MoH Reports 7.7% Virus Positivity Rate, 3 Deaths and 494 Admissions

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Nairobi — The Ministry of Health reported a 7.7pc COVID positivity rate on Friday after 400 more people tested positive for the virus out of 5,189 samples tested within 24 hours.The COVID-19 death toll rose to 1,873 after three more deaths were reporte... Read More

Lean on me: The farmer in Kenya empowering vulnerable women

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World Food Programme-backed livelihoods programme enables Habiba to reach out to people struggling in her communityTime for growth: Habiba on her farm in north-east Kenya,? which she has opened to people she seeks to empower. Photo: WFP/Martin KarimiTh... Read More

COVID-19 affects men and women differently. It’s important to track the data

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The African Population Health Research Centre, based in Kenya, has been mining data across 47 countries in Africa, tracking differences in COVID-19 infection, illness and deaths among men and women. Sylvia Muyingo lays-out their key findings and explai... Read More