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20140401 EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ARE ALREADY OCCURRING ON ALL CONTINGENTS AND ACROSS THE OCEANS. THIS IS ACCORDING TO THE LATEST REPORT FROM THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IPCC), WHICH ALSO CONCLUDES THAT THERE ARE OPPORTUNITIE...

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20140326 SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS

PHASE II OF THE IGAD-LED SOUTH SUDAN PEACE PROCESS RESUMED IN ADDIS ABABA ETHIOPIA YESTERDAY. THE IGAD SPECIAL ENVOYS ARE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE PARTIES ON THE CONDUCT OF A POLITICAL DIALOGUE TOWARDS NATIONAL RECONCILIATION AND HEALING. M...

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20140325 STABILIZING SOMALIA

THE SOMALI NATIONAL ARMY (SNA) AND THE AFRICAN UNION MISSION IN SOMALIA (AMISOM), CAPTURED AND SECURED THE STRATEGIC TOWN OF QORYOOLEY FROM AL SHABAAB OVER THE WEEKEND. AMISOM AND THE SNA BEGAN RENEWED OFFENSIVES AGAINST AL SHABAAB MILITANT...

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20140324 WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY

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20140320 POST CONFLICT PEACEBUILDING

THE RECENT UPSURGES OF VIOLENCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AND IN SOUTH SUDAN DEMONSTRATE THE UNPREDICTABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR PEACE BUILDING AND THE GREAT RISKS INVOLVED. THIS IS ACCORDING TO THE DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL, JAN ELIASSON, W...

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20140319 SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS

AFTER OVER THREE YEARS AFTER THE REFERENDUM THAT LED TO THE INDEPENDENCE OF SOUTH SUDAN, THE COUNTRY IS IN A TRAGIC SITUATION. THOUSANDS OF CIVILIANS HAVE BEEN BRUTALLY KILLED AND ABUSED, WHILE OVER 800,000 PEOPLE DISPLACED, SINCE VIOL...

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20140318 SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS

THE UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN SOUTH SUDAN (UNMISS) AND OTHER AGENCIES HAVE STARTED RELOCATING THOUSANDS OF CIVILIANS SHELTERING IN TOMPING CAMP, UN PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS AREA, TO A NEW LOCATION AT UN HOUSE IN COUNTRY'S CAPITAL JUBA. DESPI...

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20140317 SIMBIKANGWA SENTENCED

FORMER RWANDAN SPY CHIEF PASCAL SIMBIKANGWA HAS BEEN JAILED FOR 25 YEARS BY A FRENCH COURT FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY DURING THE 1994 GENOCIDE. THIS WAS A LANDMARK TRIAL AND WAS THE FIRST IN FRANCE, IN CONNECTION WITH THE GENOCIDE IN RWAND...

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0312 SOARING INSECURITY IN SOMALIA

A UNITED NATIONS (UN) OFFICIAL IN SOMALIA HAS WARNED THAT AFTER A SERIES OF ATTACKS AGAINST HIGH-PROFILE TARGETS IN MOGADISHU LAST MONTH, INSECURITY IN THE CAPITAL CITY POSES CHALLENGES FOR SOMALIS AND THEIR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS. MEANWHIL...

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0311 UNDOING THE STRIDES

THE CONFLICT WHICH STARTED AS APOLITICAL ROW BETWEEN THE TWO RIVALS : PRESIDENT SALVA KIIR AND HIS FORMER VICE RIEK MACHAR IN DECEMBER 2013 IN THE AFRICA’S NEWEST STATE, SOUTH SUDAN, HAS UNDONE THE STRIDES IT HAS TAKEN IN ENSURING THAT THER...

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20140307 SITUATION IN CAR

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A UN PEACEKEEPING MISSION IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC WOULD TAKE APPROXIMATELY SIX MONTHS AND IT WILL REQUIRE "A UNIFIED APPROACH, THROUGH THE DEPLOYMENT OF A MULTIDIMENSIONAL PEACEKEEPING OPERATION, WITH THE PROTEC...

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20140306 SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS

AN ALARM HAS BEEN RAISED ABOUT THE DIRE SITUATION IN SOUTH SUDAN, WARNING THAT THE WORLD'S YOUNGEST NATION COULD COLLAPSE BY YEAR'S END, IF URGENT ACTION IS NOT TAKEN TO HELP SEE ITS PEOPLE THROUGH THE CURRENT CRISIS. APPROXIMATELY 3.7 MILL...

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20140227 YEMEN DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION

KENYA IS A SPORTING COUNTRY, BOOSITNING OF WORLD RECOGNISTION IN ATHLETICS, RUGBY, VOLLEYBALL, SWIMMING NAME THAM BUT FOOTBALL ONE OF BIG SPORT HAS FIALED TO STAMP ITS AUTHORITY ON THE WORLD SCENE. THIS IS FOOTBALL. DESPITE MANY TEAMS FILD ...

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20140225 EGYPT'S GOVERNMENT RESIGNS

  AFC LEOPARDS ARE SET TO PLAY SUPER SPORT FC OF SOUTH AFRICA THIS COMING SATURDAY AWAY IN THEIR CAF CONFEDERATIONS CUP SECOND LEG ENCOUNTER. THE TEAM WILL LEAVE ON THURSDAY BUT THERE IS LIKELY HOOD THAT ALLAN WANGA WILL BE LARGELY MIS...

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20140223 WORKPLACE GENDER EQUALITY

  THE WAR WHICH STARTED AS A POLITICAL STANDOFF BETWEEN SOUTH SUDANESE PRESIDENT SALVA KIIR AND HIS FORMER DEPUTY RIEK MACHAR HAS LEFT MANY SOUTH SUDANESE SOME OF WHOM JUST RETURNED TO THE COUNTRY AFTER ITS INDEPENDENCE, SPEECHLESS AS ...

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20140223 THE STATE OF SOUTH SUDAN

THE GLOBAL POLIO SWIMAMARATHON WAS HELD AT NAIROBI UNIVERISTY ON SUNDAY, AS THE CAMPAIGN WAS AIMED AT RAISING FUNDS IN PROTECTING AND FIGHTING POLIO IN THE COUNTRY. IN THE MEANTIME, IT WAS A BUSY WEEKEND IN THE KENYA HOCKEY UNION LEAGUE AS ...

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20140220 SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS

THE KENYA WOMEN VOLLEYBALL TEAM THIS AFTERNOON TACKLED SEYCHELLES IN THEIR 4TH MATCH OF THE ONGOING FIVB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP U QUALIFIER AT THE SAFARICOM INDOOR ARENA KASARANI. KENYA WON THE  MATCH  3-2 KEEPING  THEIR&nb...

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20140219 SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS

 THE FIRST LADY’S HALF MARATHON SCHEDULED FOR THE 9TH OF FEBRUARY REMAINS ON COURSE HEAD OF THE APRIL 13TH LONDON MARATHON THAT THE FIRST LADY IS EXPECTD TO TAKE PART. PREPARATIONS FOR NEXT MONTH’S FIRST LADY’S HALF MARATHON ARE IN GEA...

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20140219 ESTABLISHING SOMALIA

HEAVY FIGHTING WAS REPORTED ON TUESDAY BETWEEN SOLDIERS OF THE SUDAN PEOPLE’S LIBERATION ARMY (SPLA) AND THE OPPOSITION NEAR THE UN COMPOUND IN MALAKAL IN UPPER NILE STATE, RESULTING TO A NUMBER OF WOUNDED COMBATANTS AS WELL AS CIVILIANS IN...

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20140218 NIGERIAN MASSACRE

   THE FIRST LADY’S HALF MARATHON SCHEDULED FOR THE 9TH OF FEBRUARY REMAINS ON COURSE HEAD OF THE APRIL 13TH LONDON MARATHON THAT THE FIRST LADY IS EXPECTD TO TAKE PART. PREPARATIONS FOR NEXT MONTH’S FIRST LADY’S HALF MARATHON ARE...