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Kenya could lose assets to China over debt, global ratings agency Moody’s says

JOHANNESBURG, November 27 – Global ratings company Moody’s Investor Service has warned that Kenya is among countries at the highest risk of losing strategic assets to China over the pile of debt it owes Beijing. In its newly released report Moody’s said that China’s response to sub-Saharan African countries facing liquidity pressure had not been […]

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#BREAKING – Italian woman kidnapped in Kenya by Al Shabaab in overnight attack

JOHANNESBURG, November 21  – Five people have been injured and an Italian student volunteer kidnapped in a suspected Al Shabaab attack overnight on a shopping centre at Chakama in Kenya’s Kilifi County, the Daily Nation reported on Wednesday morning. On Tuesday night about 80 heavily armed men raided the market in Makongeni Sub Location, about […]

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Kenyan authorities ban international organisation offering abortions

JOHANNESBURG, November 19 – Kenyan authorities have banned international health organisation, Marie Stopes, from carrying out abortion services in the east African country. Kenya’s Medical Practitioners Board says it made the decision after investigating complaints that the group’s adverts were promoting abortion, the BBC reported on Sunday. Abortion is illegal in Kenya unless a mother’s […]