[East African] About 1.3 million adults in Kenya are living with HIV/Aids, an estimated 4.9 percent of those aged between 15 to 64 years old, according to a new survey.
[Nation] Ethiopia’s Ababel Brihane is the new world half marathon record holder.
[The Exchange] Uganda’s Cabinet approves an extra $1.8 million to help fight the locust invasion.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government said it has hired three spray planes in preparation to possible invasion of desert locusts which have plagued Eastern Africa in recent weeks.
[East African] Tullow’s latest job cuts announcement in Kenya has deepened doubts on the viability of the country’s oil exploration.
[Nyasa Times] A panel of five judges in Constitution Court reading its ruling following a presidential election petition case have said the correction fluid – known locally by the brand name Tipp-Ex – that the opposition claims was used to alter of results with a vote that gave President Peter Mutharika victory, the result sheets speaks for themselves that they suffered alterations and that no monitor was needed to testify in confirming this fact.
“LET MY PEOPLE go, so that they may worship me. If you refuse to let them go, I will bring locusts into your country tomorrow.” So said God, rather vengefully, according to Moses and Aaron.
[ISS] Kenya exports its labour mainly to the Middle East, and to a lesser extent to Europe, North America and Africa. For many Kenyans however, this means a life of slavery in Middle Eastern countries as traffickers exploit socio-economic vulnerabilities and gaps in the legal protection of migrant workers.
[The Conversation Africa] Chinese officials have identified a novel coronavirus which belongs to a family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases.
[Citizen] Al Shabaab’s report on the Sunday attack at Manda Bay Airfield in Lamu County was exaggerated, the US military has said. Manda Bay is an area where US forces provide training and counter-terrorism support to East African partners.