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Thousands Attend Italian Nun's Beatification in Kenya

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tens of thousands of people gathered in a central Kenyan town Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun who worked for many years in the East African nation.

Irish gay marriage referendum: Yes campaign set for victory

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎30 minutes ago‎
... • First result: 70.4pc say yes in Dublin North West • All the results point to victory for yes campaign • Ireland makes history with gay marriage referendum.

Raila Picks New Point Men Ahead Of 2017 Polls

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
POLITICAL PILLARS: CORD Leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka at the Okao Kenya referendum rally at Kariobangi grounds on may 9. PHOTO/DENNIS KAVISU.

Calm as Burundi truce starts after deadly protests

The Daily Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
An injured man is wheeled to hospital in Bujumbura, Burundi, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Gildas Ngingo). RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share.

Tanzania Shilling Drops to Record; Kenya Currency Falls 6th Week

Bloomberg - ‎May 22, 2015‎
Tanzania's shilling dropped to a record low to lead declines among currencies in East Africa's biggest economies this week as investors sought dollars amid a rally in the foreign currency.

Dozens killed in Mexico drug battle

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎7 minutes ago‎
At least 43 people died in a three-hour shoot-out at a Mexican ranch on Friday as security forces fought cartel members, in one of the drug war's bloodiest gun battles of recent years.

Bensouda wants evidence of recanting witnesses admitted

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 22 - The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecution has made an application asking the court to admit prior evidence of six witnesses who recanted their evidence in the case against Deputy President William Ruto .

Kenya Thwarts Militant Attack Near Garissa

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Kenyan government says its forces repelled Islamic militants who attacked a village in northeastern Kenya, in the same area where militants seized control of a college and killed nearly 150 people last month.

Buhari Holds Talks With Cameron In London

CHANNELS TELEVISION - ‎31 minutes ago‎
buhari Nigeria's President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron at his official residence at 10, Downing Street in London.

Burundi's Catch-22: retribution at home and disease over the border

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
When Jean-Pierre heard rumours in his village about an offensive against those who did not support Burundi's president, he did not need to be told twice to leave.

State Department Releases Batch of Hillary Clinton's Emails

ABC News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Now to the e-mail released Hillary Clinton that she's happy about. First batch of private e-mails as secretary of state. Questions of that e-mail account has dogged her presidential campaign.

Saudi clerics urge calm following mosque attack

gulfnews.com - ‎6 minutes ago‎
New York/Riyadh: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Friday that killed 21 people in a mosque in the town of Al Qudeeh in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

Morsi, secular camp in the dock for 'insulting' Egypt judiciary

Hindustan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi holds a Morsi banner while taking part in a protest at the Rabaa Adawiya square, where Morsi supporters are camping, in Cairo.

Ethiopia's Ruling Coalition Expected to Win Landslide Victory on Sunday

VICE News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ethiopian voters will go to the polls on Sunday for an election that is expected to easily keep the ruling coalition, Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), in power.

IG Orders Immediate Disarming of 'Gun Toting' Nakuru ODM Chair

Citizen News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett has ordered for immediate disarmament of Nakuru ODM chair Peter ole Osono over alleged misuse of firearm to disperse protesters in Oljorai, Gilgil.

Kenyan bean farmers urged to increase production

Coastweek - ‎May 22, 2015‎
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan farmers were on Tuesday challenged to increase their bean production in order to tap into the growing demand.

Scientists unearth 3.3m years old tools

The News International - ‎4 hours ago‎
NAIROBI: Scientists working in Kenya have unearthed the oldest known stone tools, simple cutting and pounding implements crafted by ancient members of the human lineage 3.3 million years ago.

Access Kenya finishes phase one network upgrade

ITWeb Africa - ‎May 22, 2015‎
Integrated communication company, Access Kenya announced that it has completed phase one of its network upgrade that has encompassed Nairobi, Nakuru and Thika.

26 African Musicians For Coke Studio Season 3

Leadership Newspapers - ‎11 hours ago‎
Following the success of Coke Studio Africa Season 2, the organisers, Coca-Cola is gearing for third season. Coca-Cola Company, in partnership with Kenya Airways, is happy to announce the return of its flagship African music show for a third season.

Vivica Fox Shades Kenya Moore, 50 Cent And Talks “Chocolate City”

Madame Noire - ‎15 hours ago‎
Tonight your chocolate dreams will come true on screen as Robert Ri'chard, Tyson Beckford, Darren Dewitt Henson, and more fine brothers of brown hue take it all off in the film being pegged as a Black “Magic Mike,” “Chocolate City.

Sam Smith sets up foundation to help gay youth

The Indian Express - ‎May 22, 2015‎
Singer Sam Smith has launched his own charity, aimed at helping young homosexuals to come out to their friends and family. The 23-year-old “Stay with Me” hitmaker, who came out as gay last year, said he wants to become a “voice for gay youth” wishes ...

Vettel eyes Rosberg into Turn 1

ESPN - ‎10 minutes ago‎
German disappointed to be so far off Mercedes in qualifying but thinks he can get between them on the run down to Turn 1. Mark Thompson / Staff.

Fonte: We know what is at stake on Sunday

Southampton FC - ‎22 hours ago‎
José Fonte says the Southampton squad is well aware of what is at stake when they travel to Manchester City on Sunday. The motivation is there.

Premier League final day team news

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
All matches kick-off at 3.0pm on Sunday. Arsenal (3) v West Brom (13) Arsenal will again be without England forward Danny Welbeck because of a knee problem.

Kiprop, Cherono illuminate Eldoret

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎May 22, 2015‎
ELDORET, May 22- For decades, runners from the talent rich Rift Valley region have scorched tartan tracks across the globe but on Friday, a milestone was celebrated when their self proclaimed capital, Eldoret hosted world-beaters in the refurbished Dr.

Thousands turn up for Mater Heart Run

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 23 - Thousands turned up for this year's Mater Heart Run initiative on Saturday, an annual event whose aim is to assist children from families which cannot afford the cost of cardiac surgery.

Health Secretary suggests 'Kenya will end cholera in one month'

Coastweek - ‎6 hours ago‎
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Medics from Kenya's national and county governments have resolved to end the recent cholera outbreak in the country within the next 30 days.

Skipping meals? It will only lead to a bulging waistline

Hindustan Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Indulge in tiny, healthy snacks if you feel hungry between meals. Have 5-6 almonds, or a salad made of fruits and vegetables that naturally have a high water content.

Ebola-free Liberia allowed to host internationals

Reuters Africa - ‎6 hours ago‎
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Liberia can host international soccer matches again after being declared free of the deadly Ebola virus, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Friday.

New cancer centre to treat 20000 patients

New Vision - ‎May 21, 2015‎
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni chats with the President Emeritus, Fred Hutchson Cancer Research Center, Larry Corey (on his left), The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Asuman Lukwago (middle) and the head, Fred Hutch Global Oncology, ...
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