Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has reiterated that his government will not pay any striking health worker. Ojaamong said this on Monday during a consultative meeting with doctors and pharmacists at the Busia County Referral Hospital, where he insisted that his administration has strived to address all grievances raised by the striking medical workers. “Most of the pending issues are supposed to be handled by the national government including the formation of the Health Commission and…"Ojaamong Vows Not To Pay Striking Health Workers"
NAIROBI – New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest “intentional attack” by fighters. The report by the Great Britain-based DX Open Network nonprofit, shared with The Associated Press, says “it is likely that the fire events of 16 January are yet another episode in a series of military incursions on the camp…"Report: Images Show Evidence of Attack on Ethiopia Refugee Camp"
YAOUNDE – Cameroon police said Saturday they have opened investigations into a network of traffickers who allegedly buy babies from the central African state to sell in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Some members of the network, believed to have illegally sold scores of children, were arrested Saturday in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé, with babies they had bought and a mother who said she wanted to sell her unborn child because she is poor. The mother…"Cameroon Man Arrested for Baby Trafficking Gives Stunning Details of Operation"
There are mounting fears that Lamu Island could lose its status as a world heritage site due to the high proliferation of bodabodas operating within the Archipelago resulting in the Island losing its Old Swahili cultural allure. Lamu is arguably the most unique and beautiful Swahili town in Kenya, but the increase in bodabodas is fast eroding the efforts to preserve the cultural richness of its historical town. During a visit of Lamu’s museums and…"Lamu Island At Risk Of Losing World Heritage Status"
A section of aspirants for various positions in the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) have castigated human rights crusaders for not condemning the increased attack of teachers by their students. The teachers who were speaking in a church at Kenol town of Murang’a on Sunday claimed that the human rights’ organizations have not said anything about the assaults meted out on teachers by the learners. They stated that if it was vice…"KUPPET Members’ Outcry Over Insecurity"
Grief has engulfed Kiikat village in Transmara West Sub-County in Narok after 18 cattle were struck to death by lightning following heavy downpour in the area. The area Deputy County Commissioner Mohammed Noor told the press that the owner of the livestock was grazing his animals in an open field yesterday (Sunday) evening when there was a sudden downpour coupled by lightning. “It was reported that the 18 cows belonging to a local farmer identified…"Lightning Strikes 18 Cattle In Transmara"