Refugees

The Somali refugees whose lives were halted by Trump's travel ban

Thousands in Dadaab camp were ready to travel to the US and start new lives, but they were denied entry two years ago.

The Somali refugees whose lives were halted by Trump's travel ban

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Bob Collymore, who gave millions of Africans banking access, dies

The 61-year-old led Safaricom, East Africa’s most profitable company.

Bob Collymore, who gave millions of Africans banking access, dies

Africa

Rights group accuses Eritrea of persecuting exiled activists

Amnesty International report says Eritrea's human rights activists not safe even if living abroad.

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Kenyan court blocks coal project near world heritage site

Residents and environmentalists cheered Wednesday's ruling which blocks East Africa's first coal-fired power station.

Kenyan court blocks coal project near world heritage site

Football

African Cup of Nations: Algeria to face Kenya in group C

It is the first time Algeria are playing in Egypt since their team bus was pelted with rocks by Egyptian fans before their World Cup qualifier in 2009, and they could face the hosts again.

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Fake cosmetics from China squeeze Kenyan producers & officials

Kenya's anti-counterfeiting officials face an overwhelming task policing fake cosmetics but new measures could help.

Fake cosmetics from China squeeze Kenyan producers & officials

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Kenya has a fake cosmetics problem

Kenya is awash in fake cosmetics, placing consumers at risk of purchasing inferior and possibly hazardous products.

Kenya has a fake cosmetics problem

Africa

Kenya court convicts three over Garissa university massacre

Guilty verdict for three suspects over their role in 2015 attack at northeastern university that killed 148 people.

Kenya court convicts three over Garissa university massacre

Kenya

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia

At least 10 officers killed after vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in in Wajir County near Somali border.

Kenya police officers killed in blast near Somalia border

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Global foreign direct investment is down, but not in Africa

New report shows Africa is defying the current slowdown in global foreign direct investment.

Global foreign direct investment is down, but not in Africa

Women's Rights

US global gag rule abortion policy 'killing women': IWHC

Report highlights 'devastating impact' of Trump's reinstatement of ban on foreign aid to groups that discuss abortion.

US global gag rule abortion policy 'killing women': IWHC

Africa

First Responders: Kenya's Muranga motorcycles save lives

Motorcycles are providing a vital service to Kenya's rural communities.

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Kenya seeks $750m loan for affordable homes and agriculture

World Bank loan would also help raise farmers' incomes and support development projects across the East African nation.

Kenya seeks $750m loan for affordable homes and agriculture

Africa

Activists raise privacy concern over Kenya's new biometric system

The new card will hold personal details about individuals and is costing taxpayers about $500m Everyone above the age of six will be expected to have one.

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Kenya's high court upholds ban on same-sex relations

Kenya's High Court determines allowing same-sex relations 'would indirectly open the door to same-sex unions'.

 Kenya's high court upholds ban on same-sex relations