Tag: Kenya

Ghana's U-20 Women's National Team - The Black Princesses
Soccer Sports

Ghana Crash Kenya’s U-20 World Cup Ambitions

Kenya crashed out of Fifa U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifier after losing 10-1 on aggregate to a well oiled Ghanaian side on Sunday. The junior Harambee Starlets lost the reverse fixture 5-1 at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos to bow out of the race in a rather embarrassing style on home soil, […]

A woman sought cover Saturday as Kenyan police officers clashed with supporters of the opposition leader Raila Odinga in the Kibera neighborhood of Nairobi, the capital.
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Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
World

Protests Rage On in Kenya After President Is Re-Elected

KISUMU, Kenya — The sun had barely risen, but protesters were already bracing for another wave of confrontations with the police in the city of Kisumu on Saturday after an election disputed by supporters of Kenya’s opposition party. As the smell of tear gas and smoke from burning debris clung […]

The vaccine has been tested extensively in more than 15,000 children
Health Homeland News

Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

The world’s first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries – Ghana, Kenya and Malawi – starting in 2018. The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. The World Health Organization (WHO) said the jab had the potential […]

Kenyan defense force
World

Shabab Militants Attack Kenyan Military Base in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide bomber from the Islamist militant group Shabab rammed a vehicle into a Kenyan military base in southern Somalia on Friday morning, setting off a ferocious firefight that killed dozens of people. Representatives of the Shabab and of the Kenyan Defense Ministry each claimed that they […]

Cord leader Raila Odinga and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, who have left the country to attend the inauguration of Ghana president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP
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Raila, Joho to attend Ghana president-elect Addo’s inauguration

KENYA – Cord leader Raila Odinga and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho will attend the inauguration of Ghana president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo that will take place in the country’s capital Accra on Saturday. Mr Addo of the New Patriotic Party will be sworn in as the fifth president of Ghana after defeating […]

Fistfight breaks out in Kenya parliament
Politics

Fistfight breaks out in Kenya parliament

A parliament session in Kenya has descended into chaos, with rival MPs trading punches. Opposition lawmakers tried to block discussions on the introduction of manual vote-counting for next year’s presidential election. The government wants a back-up to the electronic system but the opposition says it is a way of rigging […]