Kenya awaits results in tight election race
15 August 2022 | 10:44 am
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto appeared to have a lead over longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga as an announcement on the winner was highly anticipated.
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The region has been in the grip of an offensive by the M23 armed group and 900 Kenyan soldiers were recently sent to the area. Also in this edition: South Africa's disgraced ex-president Jacob Zuma could go back to prison, and we talk to Nigerian climate expert Chukwumerije Okereke, who is the Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Development. And lastly, guest Karim Baldé breaks down the Senegal's loss against the Netherlands in the World Cup.
Kenya's President William Ruto says East African troops will enforce peace in eastern DR Congo. The region has been in the grip of an offensive by the M23 armed group and 900 Kenyan soldiers were recently sent to the area.
Kenya could be on course to unveil its prototype of a military robotic dog. That is if they can adopt and advance the idea of a 19-year-old student who has finalized building one using local materials.
A new round of peace talks between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) government and representatives of major rebel groups ended in the Kenyan capital city Nairobi on Tuesday with participants agreeing on a raft of issues including the unconditional release of prisoners.
With rivals Frank Bainimarama and Sitiveni Rabuka locked in a struggle for power, Social Democratic Party’s Viliame Gavoka is fast emerging as the kingmaker.
UNAIDS welcomes Kenya's High Court judgement in landmark case of involuntary sterilization of women living with HIV. GENEVA, 20 December 2022—UNAIDS welcomes the judgement by the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi recognizing that coerced sterilization of women living with HIV is a violation of their human rights.
People in Kenya's LGBTQ community have expressed safety concerns following online attacks against them. The harassment follows the mysterious murder of Edwin Chiloba, a renowned LGBTQ activist. Chiloba’s death is still under investigation with police naming his roommate, with whom he is thought to have been in a relationship, as the main suspect.
Igor Zhovkva, deputy head of the office of the president of Ukraine, urged Western countries to deliver long-range missiles and fighter jets to Ukraine as he spoke to FRANCE 24 from Kyiv. He said Ukraine was counting on "positive results soon" and "believed in the united efforts of our partners in delivering weaponry to us".
A Kenyan lady is trailblazing in the aviation industry as the first black female hot air balloon pilot. Captain Joyce Beckwith flies balloons over the scenic Masai Mara.
Kennedy Odede dreamed of providing his neighborhood with safe, affordable water. But first he had to negotiate with the gangs monopolizing Kibera's water supply.
Kenyan authorities are concerned about the high level of poaching in different areas of the country. As the country remains gripped by drought, more locals are now hunting for bushmeat as a means to get by.
Kenya is the world's fourth largest exporter of cut flowers - but it's a dirty business. At Lake Naivasha, huge numbers of fish have been killed by pollutants. We see how Kenyan flower farms are now working more sustainably.
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