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[Capital FM]Nairobi -Deputy President William Ruto has called on the African Union to increase its military presence in Somalia in order to ensure regional stability.
[CIO]Smoothtel & Data Solutions Limited has sponsored the Kenya Hospitality Trade Fair (KHTF) as "Technology Partner" in the upcoming hospitality industry fair to be held from 25th -27th July, 2013.
[CIO]When we think about satellite phones we are used to the bulky and ruggedness of the Iridium, or Inmarsat satellite phones. Never before have we thought that a satellite phone could be as sleek and user friendly as our everyday mobile phone. Indigo telecom has changed that with the launch of Thuraya SatSleeve in Kenya.
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Mining Secretary Najib Balala on Friday assumed office with a promise to repeal the current mining law.
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Ugandan peace resolution expert David Matsanga has now written to International Criminal Court urging it to consider investigating the prosecutors over what he terms a 'flawed investigation' in the Kenyan cases.
[RFI]Algeria censored reports by two daily newspapers that claimed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in a Parisian hospital since last month, would be flown home in a coma after his health deteriorated on Sunday.
[Aswat Masriya]The general assembly of the High Constitutional Court approved Adly Mansour's appointment as Chief Justice on Sunday.
[Aswat Masriya]A Gazan official has said that hundreds of stranded Palestinians, including members of parliament and patients, were mistreated by Egyptian police during their return from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after performing hajj (Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca).
[SA Govt]On 2 May 2013, in the wake of the landing of a chartered commercial aircraft at Air Force Base Waterkloof on 30 April 2013, the Ministers of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster instructed a team of Directors-General to investigate the matter. On 3 May 2013, during a JCPS press briefing, we indicated the deadline of 14 May 2013, seven working days.
[DA]I am incredibly sad about the news of Vuyo Mbuli's death this morning. On behalf of the Democratic Alliance, I extend our sincerest and most heartfelt condolences to his friends, family and colleagues at the SABC.
[Zimbabwe Standard]THE Ministry of Mines and Mining Development says it is in a dilemma over how to deal with some Chinese nationals who are carrying out mining activities without licences and destroying the environment.
[Zimbabwe Standard]BULAWAYO residents have resorted to hoarding water to deal with the many days they go without supplies as the water situation in the city remains critical.
[Zimbabwe Standard]Chinhoyi -A patient admitted at Chinhoyi hospital, Melody Masuwa has mysteriously disappeared from the health institution with authorities and family members unaware of her whereabouts.
[Zimbabwe Standard]Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang is expected in the country this week for an official visit, it has emerged.
[Zimbabwe Standard]Mutare -Tempers flared at a mines and mineral policy workshop held in Mutare last week when participants expressed anger at the alleged looting of diamonds in Chiadzwa.
[Namibian]ANNUAL inflation was estimated at 6,1 percent in April 2013, compared to 6,4 percent recorded during the same period last year, the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) said yesterday.
[Zimbabwe Standard]Augur Investments (Pvt) Limited, the company constructing the Harare Airport Road hopes to complete the dualisation of the road this year, the company's managing director has said.
[IFP]It is with shock and sadness that the IFP has learned of the passing of the popular and renowned SABC journalist, Mr Vuyo Mbuli.
[Zimbabwe Standard]Alexio Kawara is anxiously looking forward to sharing the stage with South African diva Lira, who performs at 7Arts Theatre in Avondale on June 7.
[Zimbabwe Standard]Villagers from Goromonzi's Yafele area have said their livelihoods are under threat following the encroachment of urban developments into their area.