Latest News September 7, 2015
news From All Africa
- Kenya/Zambia: Chipolopolo Whips Stars in Afcon Qualifier Match[Nation] Harambee Stars surrendered an early lead on Sunday as Chipolopolo of Zambia rallied from behind to claim a 2-1 win in a 2017 Afcon qualifier at Nyayo National Stadium.
- Burundi: Govt Ready for Talks With Opposition[East African] Senior Burundian officials say they are in support of dialogue between the government and opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza’s administration.
- Somalia: Too Many Al Shabaab Attacks Too Often Leave Countries Worried Over Likely Lapses[East African] Even as the exact number of casualties suffered in the latest attack by Somali terrorist group Al Shabaab on Ugandan peacekeepers remains unclear, troop-contributing countries are alarmed at the frequency of deadly attacks on the forces of the African Union Mission in Somalia.
- Sierra Leone: Fleet of Ambulances to Boost the Restoration of Basic Health Services Post-Ebola[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -As President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma launches Health Recovery Agenda, big boosts for Government hospitals countrywide.
- East Africa: Address High Interest Rates, Short Loan Repayment Periods[East African] Hotel owners in Rwanda, especially those in the medium-size range, are being forced out of business, with some going without clients for days and weeks, which has resulted in many being auctioned by banks for failing to repay loans.
- Kenya: Uhuru Signs Bill for EACC Secretariat's Fresh Vetting[The Star] President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a Bill that will see the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Secretariat vetted afresh.
- Kenya: Brewers Continue Making Illicit Drinks Unfazed By Government Crackdown[Nation] It is dusk on a Sunday. There’s a man struggling to make his way home, staggering over the treacherous trenches and the uneven, rocky surface that is the hastily repaired county road. He slips often, but always manages to steady himself before he hits the ground.
- Africa: Favourites Suffer Shocking Away Losses[CAF] Burkina Faso, South Africa and Tunisia were the biggest casualties of the Day Two matches on Saturday, suffering losses away from home.
- Eritrea: As Numbers Grow, Lone Child Migrants Find Sanctuary At UK Centre[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -When 16-year-old Alem fled his home country, Eritrea, in February of this year he never imagined he would be heading for a new life in Britain.
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