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Kenyan serial killer lynched after escaping from custody

Bungoma’s police commander, Musyoki Mutung told local media that “We are not sure how he managed to travel all the way from Nairobi to his rural home.” – Advertisement – He added that “It is the curious villagers who first identified him and went ahead to kill him even before the police could be informed.” The suspect was arrested in July this year and he took the police to burial sites of his victims where bodies were recovered. Sourced from Africa Feeds

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Pandora Papers expose African leaders’ offshore secrets

– – The Pandora Papers are a massive trove of nearly 12 million confidential documents that were leaked to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The tax documents expose secretive offshore financial structures and trusts in tax havens, thereby casting a light on the shadowy financial tactics of the world’s powerful, including those in Africa. Which African leaders and families are implicated? The ICIJ investigation found that nearly 50 politicians and public officials from 18 African countries had connections to offshore entities. The most important include: Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya Denis…

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Kenyan activists welcome court ruling for payment of housewives

– – Kenyan gender activists have hailed a court verdict that being a housewife must be considered as a full- time job. The High Court has offered an in-depth explanation on factors to consider while presiding over matrimonial property disputes and declared that housewives should be paid. Justice Teresiah Matheka, while presiding over a similar case, stated that it is unfair for courts to rule that housewives did not contribute anything to the financial progress of the family. The Judge noted that being a housewife is a full-time job that should…

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Innovation in the remote learning methods of Kenyan schools

– – During March last year, schools across Kenya had to close due to COVID-19. Because of this, roughly 10 million primary school children have had to rely on alternative learning methods to continue their education. While other countries quickly transitioned to online learning methods, adjusting to remote learning proved trickier in Kenya where Internet penetration is just 40%, according to Data Reportal. However, this hasn’t dampened Kenyans’ dedication to pursuing education, as state and private organisations instead offered innovative remote learning solutions. Organisations turn to alternative means of digital penetration…

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Africa East Africa Tourism World 

Sport has the power to boost conservation efforts in Kenya

– – Kenya’s wildlife is amongst the richest and most diverse on the African continent. Each year, the country’s national parks attract millions of domestic and international tourists. Kenya is home to not only Africa’s big five, which includes lions, leopards, buffalo, elephants, and black rhino but also to thousands of other species. The country is also where the world’s largest migration of wildlife takes place with millions of wildebeest, accompanied by large numbers of zebra and gazelle traveling from Tanzania to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in the south…

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Tanzania probes gun attack near French embassy after 5 deaths

– – Tanzania’s president on Wednesday ordered investigations into the gun attack that took place near the French embassy in Dar es Salaam. Five people died in the incident, including three police officers and a soldier when a gunman opened fire near the Embassy. According to Tanzania’s head of police operations, Liberatus Sabas the gunman attacked two police officers, took their guns and then “began shooting sporadically towards the French Embassy.” “He then took cover at a structure next to the French Embassy where he continued shooting,” Sabas said. Police…

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Nairobi bans spitting in public, blowing nose without handkerchief

– – It is now an offence to spit in public and blow your nose without a handkerchief in Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The latest bans are part of new measures approved by the city’s governor which also covers the playing of loud music in public spaces. The Nairobi authorities consider all these acts public nuisance and want to prohibit them. The sweeping measures are meant to bring sanity to the city and also keep it clean and attractive. Nairobi Governor Ann Kananu said the city must be “clean…

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Al-shabab Islamist militants hail Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan

– – Somali-based media outlets affiliated to the Islamist militant group al-Shabab have hailed the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan. The outlets cheered the collapse of Western-backed government in Afghanistan and the Taliban’s seizure of the country. Pro-Shabab websites Calamada and Somali Memo said in their headlines “God is great: the city of Kabul falls to the forces of the Islamic Emirate.” “Celebrations began across the country, with the flag of monotheism being hoisted in Kabul’s main squares and images released by the Islamic Emirate showing the mujahideen patrolling the neighbourhoods of…

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Africa East Africa Sports World 

1xBet offers an impressive list of sports betting options

– – Uganda is a country with many sports enthusiasts. They support a variety of individuals and teams competing in a variety of sports. All kinds of sports betting Uganda on 1xBet, whether it’s football, tennis, eSports, or anything else, are available at www.1xbet.ug/. Before using any of the fantastic betting options offered by the platform, it is necessary to create an account. However, this is fairly simple, mostly because there are four different ways to join. They include: their own one-click method; via phone number; using an e-mail address;…

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Kenyan gamers putting country on eSports map

– – In the last five years, the realm of eSports has transformed the world of gaming. Historically, gamers competed in organized tournaments. One of the first was the 1997 Quake competition, which had 2,000 entrants. Many consider this to be the first eSports tournament, where remote players gathered together to crown a champion. The move online changed the world of video gaming in the early 2000s. With stronger internet connectivity, players could compete against one another in console-hosted groups for multiplayer games. Then came Twitch and Steam, which allowed…

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