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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Kenyan Appointed to U.S. State Cabinet – AllAfrica News

    Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has appointed a native Kenyan to serve in his government as the new commissioner of Commerce and Insurance. Forty two year old Hodgen Mainda, who first moved to the US in.... Read more via AllAfrica News – https://ift.tt/2LFa3sk Get more World News
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    World Drug Lord Baktash Akasha Gets 25 Years in U.S. Jail – AllAfrica News

    One of Akasha's sons Baktash was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday, for involvement in drug trafficking. Baktash was handed the sentence by presiding judge Victor Marrero, who also ordered him to pay... Read more via AllAfrica News – https://ift.tt/2Z0PlN2 Get more World News
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    World Revealed – Secrets of Kenyatta’s Foreign Trips – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    President Kenyatta is leading a charm offensive in foreign countries in a mission that touches on security, economy and United Nations politics. In the last one month, the President has met Heads of States or their representatives from 18 countries in Kenya and abroad. Already, figures from …...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria to Become World Capital City of Open Defecation – UNICEF – AllAfrica.com

    Indications emerged Wednesday that in less than two months, Nigerian would emerge the capital city of open defecation in the world with over 47 million still practising open defecation in the country.... Read more via allAfrica.com – https://ift.tt/2GUAXKX Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigerian Govt Accuses Amnesty International of Supporting ‘Lawlessness’ – allAfrica.com

    The Presidency on Sunday questioned the activities of Amnesty International, a group that advocates human rights and freedom. PREMIUM TIMES reported how ‘pro-government’ protesters mounted a demonstration outside the Abuja office of Amnesty International on Friday.... Read more via...
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    World White Dancing Jesus’s Real Identity Revealed – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    Cape Town — With Christians awaiting the return of Jesus Christ for a long time, some Kenyans thought a white Jesus had landed in Kiseria. Michael Job set tongues wagging after pictures and videos showed him dressed as Jesus Christ, waving to people out of a car’s … Read more via AllAfrica...
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    World Finance Minister Arrested On Corruption Charges – AllAfrica News

    Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen by an Italian firm. Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich was arrested on Monday on … Read...
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    World Stowaway Falls Off Kenya Airways Flight to London – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    An unidentified male fell off a Kenya Airways flight to London as it begun its descent to the Heathrow Airport on Sunday after a nine-hour flight from Nairobi in what preliminary police investigations have confirmed to be a stowing incident. The man’s … Read more via AllAfrica News: Kenya –...
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    World Ghana: Why Ghana Is Likely to Go On Needing the IMF – However Difficult the Relationship – allAfrica.com

    The relationship between Ghana and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is, to many Ghanaians, a difficult one. Most Ghanaians are of the view that the country should divorce itself from the international body. A look at sentiments expressed in statements by former presidents and finance …...
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    World How the Sudan Crisis Is Playing Out in Africa and the Middle East – AllAfrica News

    By Fred Oluoch The Sudan crisis could become a major contagion in the region’s security and trade and also escalate the divisions in the Gulf Peninsula manifested in the current war in Yemen.... Read more via AllAfrica News – http://bit.ly/2IQsCIo Get more World News
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Gay-Themed Film ‘Rafiki’ Wins As Judge Allows Court Screening – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    Controversial gay-themed film ‘Rafiki’ will now be watched in court as part of the evidence to allow the court make an informed decision as to whether the ban should be lifted. In a ruling in Thursday, Justice James Makau said he was satisfied that the application … via AllAfrica News...
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    World Kenya Wins Big At 2019 World Travel Awards – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    Kenya once again defended its title as a leading tourist destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Mauritius, after scooping top awards in different categories. The big win came after World Travel Awards unveiled Kenya as the host of next … Read more...
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    World Kenya Commits to New IMF Terms and Has Credit Facility Restored – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    Kenya is on course to renewing its $1.5 billion standby credit facility with the International Monetary Fund after signing a deal with selected banks to release close to Ksh1 trillion ($10 billion) in loans to the private sector despite the prevailing rate caps. This … Read more via AllAfrica...
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    World Kenya Sets Pace With Launch of Blueprint for Digital Economy – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    President Uhuru Kenyatta launched Kenya’s Digital Economy Blueprint on Tuesday as the second Transform Africa Summit held in Kigali, Rwanda, picked up. According to President Kenyatta, this would serve as an important guide for powering Kenya’s economic transformation by technology. “It is...
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    World Policing Africa’s Borders – a Trip From Nigeria to Kenya – AllAfrica News

    For a continent that did not define its internal borders, Africans are certainly very serious about enforcing these divisions. Excitement creeps up on me – I feel it in the form of a smile, expectation, anxiety, before it slows down to reality and the … Read more via AllAfrica News: Kenya –...
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business Ready or Not, Nigeria’s Health Insurance is Coming Soon – allAfrica.com

    The recently passed bill for the enactment of the National Health Insurance Commission by the Senate will ensure it is "mandatory for every resident of the.... Read more via allAfrica.com – http://bit.ly/2IJsa0T Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Africa Economies Suffer Effects of Economic Crisis–WB – allAfrica.com

    Three years past the crisis period, economies are still performing poorly The growth story in Sub-Saharan Africa in the past few years has been one of faltering recovery from the worst economic crisis of the past two decades.... Read more via allAfrica.com – http://bit.ly/2D77fjY Get more...
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    Metro Visiting Kenya Was the Most Memorable Trip I Took in My 20s – Obama – Allafrica News

    Former U.S. President Barack Obama has revealed that his visit to Kenya in his mid-20s was one his most memorable trips abroad. Obama, who traces his roots to Kenya, made the revelation during the 19th World Travel and Tourism Global Summit in Seville, Spain..... Read more via Allafrica News...
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    World Kenya Accuses UN of Funding Al-Shabaab – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    Kenya has accused The United Nations of pouring millions of dollars to Somalia’s Al Shabaab. Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Macharia Kamau has said the UN was giving 10 per cent of humanitarian aid to terrorists to grant safe passage of food and other supplies in war-torn regions …...
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    World ‘Now I’m Nothing’ – Zimbabwe Floods Leave Local Traders Destitute – AllAfrica News

    In eastern Zimbabwe's Rusitu Valley, heavy rain brought by Cyclone Idai this month caused flooding that rampaged through dozens of small grocery stores and market stalls.... Read more via AllAfrica News – https://ift.tt/2uDP2pB Get more World News