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Late Ugandan President Obote Bodyguard Returns Home After 51 Years

A former head of security for late Ugandan President Milton Obote, who was presumed dead, Mr Vincent Obodo has returned home to Uganda after 50 years of absence. The 81-year old Obodo, who had once headed the VIP protection unit at the President’s office, was escorted home by staff from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). […]

86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Eighty six Nigerians have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday, July 3, 2020, but did not reveal where they returned from. According to the NIDCOM Boss, the returnees will go on […]

Man Beaten To Death In Kenya Over Coronavirus Fears

A Kenyan man suspected of having coronavirus disease has died after he was severely beaten up by a group of youths. According to Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper, the man was attacked on his way home at around 21:00 local time on Tuesday after he had been out drinking. He was beaten up by a group […]

Kenya Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In East Africa

Kenyan government has confirmed its first case of coronavirus in the nation and the eastern part of the continent. Announcing its first confirmed case of coronavirus on Friday, the government disclosed that a woman who returned from the United States tested positive for the illness in Nairobi. “I want to inform you that the Ministry […]

Kenyans Queue To See Body Of Longest-Serving Ruler, Moi

Hundreds of Kenyans formed long queues on Sunday to glimpse the body of the country’s longest-serving leader, Daniel Arap Moi, lying in state ahead of a state funeral. Moi, who ruled Kenya for 24 years  died on February 4 aged 95. The body of the late president who towered over Kenya between 1978 and 2002 […]

World Leaders Mourn Kenya’s Ex-President Moi

Many world leaders including African Heads of State have commiserated with the Kenyan people following the death of its longest-serving President Daniel Moi, who passed on at a Nairobi Hospital. Leaders across the world have sent their condolences to Kenya and the family of the late former President Moi who died on Tuesday morning, February 4, […]

Kenya Ex-President Is Dead

A former President, who ruled Kenya with an iron fist for two decades as the East African country’s second President, Mr Daniel Arap Moi is dead. The death of Mr Moi, who died at the age of 95 was announced by the office of the current President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. President […]

Death Toll In Kenya Landslides Rises To 29

At least 29 people have been killed so far as overnight rainstorms swept away their  homes in a massive landslides in Kenya.  The Kenyan government said the homes were hit in the early hours of Saturday amid torrential rains in the Pokot region, 350 kilometres (220 miles) northwest of the capital Nairobi. “We are saddened […]