[Shabelle] Kenya has suspended the construction of the 700 km security wall at the Mandera-Somalia border to quell tensions.
[Nation] Moi University lecturer Duncan Omanga has won the inaugural Facebook Research Award beating other applicants from across the globe.
[Malawi News Agency] Nsanje -Construction of the Nsanje Boma Market has started after the district council successfully evicted vendors last month who were reluctant to leave on condition that they should be compensated.
[Nairobi News] Miguna Miguna has received a warm welcome on arriving in Canada earlier today.
[Bhekisisa] Mahlangu didn’t know many of the details of the doomed mental health project but says she deserves the credit for instituting the ombud investigation.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With the UN’s announcement that a record number of people are now displaced in the Central African Republic and a call for $515m in humanitarian aid, CAR is fast becoming one of the biggest, yet most under-reported humanitarian crises of our time.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Security forces are flushing “criminal elements” out of a forest in western Kenya, an official said on Thursday, two days after a man was killed there, leading the European Union to suspend aid.
[CSJNews] The African Union has taken several initiatives to demonstrate its commitment to eliminating injustices against women in Africa. The most recent has been a meeting ahead of the African Union (AU) summit scheduled for later this year to highlight the continent’s commitment to gender equality.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) listed Volt Resources has said it raised $4.7-million to support the fast-tracking of the first stage development of flagship Bunyu graphite project, in Tanzania.
[Nairobi News] A majority of the 13 Cabinet Secretaries who were left out in the list of appointees unveiled by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday, reported to work as usual even as their fate continues to remain unclear.