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African withdrawal from ICC may be the beginning of the end for the court

September 25, 2013 11:18 pm0 comments
William Ruto

On September 5, 2013, the Parliament of Kenya voted to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), citing the defense of their sovereignty and the resistance of international interference in Kenyan political affairs. Kenya became the first country to withdraw from the Rome Statute – the treaty which established the ICC in 1998.

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Top african female sprinters face tougher hurdles to achieve more medals

September 23, 2013 5:36 pm0 comments
Top african female sprinters face tougher hurdles to achieve more medals

A look at the hurdles or obstacles facing top African sprinters, in their quest to change cultural attitude, become role models and also have the motivation to win medals in world championships.

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East Africa ports competition Sees Heightened Propaganda

September 14, 2013 10:05 am0 comments
Mombasa port

Attempts by states to achieve and retain a position of dominance over others are a recurrent feature in international relations. This is now seen in East Africa as Kenya fights hard to retain its dominance as a largest economy in East Africa. This development is largely the result of the conflicting national ambitions of Tanzania and Kenya; each of which wishes to exercise paramount influence in the East Africa region. This competition, although hidden, has deep roots and is likely to intensify.

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Report reveals Tanzania as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa

September 13, 2013 7:30 pm0 comments
“ Where to Invest in Africa: A guide to corporate Investment”.

Tanzania has emerged as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa and the ninth best in Africa, according to a report published by Rand Merchant Bank’s (RMB) “ Where to Invest in Africa: A guide to corporate Investment”.

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Travellers Having Nightmare on Mombasa-Juba Route

August 21, 2013 9:44 am0 comments
Travellers Having Nightmare on Mombasa-Juba Route

Kampala-Travellers along the Mombasa-Juba road are grappling with the poor state of the road network in Uganda.

Travellers along the 1,003 kilometres route that stretches from Mombasa, Kenya to the South Sudanese border town, of Nimule are having a nightmare, especially on the Ugandan side where several spots, are in a deplorable state.

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Mobile money: Africa’s best contribution to innovation so far?

August 14, 2013 10:53 pm0 comments
Mobile money: Africa’s best contribution to innovation so far?

The evolution of mobile money in Africa is a clear example of a business in which the continent is leading and not lagging. Besides the classical money transfer services already present since several years, many providers are now expanding their services by entering the banking industry and opening up to interesting scenarios so far unexplored by the so called “developed economies”.

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More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

July 31, 2013 10:55 pm0 comments
More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

Fighting between different armed groups and government forces has erupted once again in eastern DRC in these past few weeks. Keeping true to the nature of armed conflicts in the Great Lakes region, that conflict in the DRC has spilled to neighboring countries especially Uganda. Rwanda claims to have been shelled as well by FARDC in collaboration with FDRL, who stand accused of perpetrating the genocide and have set shop in DRC.

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RVR to Extend Train Services to Northern Uganda After I8 Years

July 18, 2013 12:39 am0 comments
Repair Work on the northern Uganda Railway line in progress

RVR the concessionaire for the Uganda-Kenya Railway is in the final stage of resuming railway services to northern Uganda.
RVR is currently completing repair works on the 500 kilometer Northern line which has been out of operation for the last 18 years due to insecurity and vandalism

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The tragedy in Darfur is a reminder of the ‘peace-loving’ nature of Tanzania

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UNAMID Sector South HQ Staff members attending a brief Ceremony to pay tribute to Tanzania fallen soldiers.

This week Tanzania is sadly receiving bodies of 7 soldiers belonging to the Tanzania’s People Defense Force (TPDF) soldiers who were part of peacekeeping forces in Darfur. It is a heartrending moment for the country but also a time to remind us of our ‘peace-loving’ nature and efforts to create peace in the region.

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First 100 days of Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidency: Kenyans Be ‘aware’

July 14, 2013 11:16 am0 comments
First 100 days of Uhuru Kenyatta’s presidency: Kenyans Be ‘aware’

Franklin D. Roosevelt came to power as the president of the U.S.A at the time when his country and much of the capitalist world were in economic and political turmoil. The Great Depression had taken its toll on both sides of the Atlantic.

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