Kenyan healthcare workers protest poor working conditions, lack of PPE
11 December 2020 | 9:00 am
Kenyan healthcare workers protest against poor working conditions during the pandemic, which they say have caused the death of colleagues.
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4 Mar 2022
Jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny has urged Russians to hold daily protests against their country's invasion of Ukraine. He labeled Russian leader Vladimir Putin "a clearly insane tsar."
9 Mar 2022
Moderna has announced that its first mRNA vaccine facility in Africa will be located in Kenya with an aim of producing 500 million doses a year.
10 Mar 2022
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20 Mar 2022
Artisans at Kenya's African Bone Workshop make ornaments out of an unusual material: discarded animal bones. The objects don't just provide their makers with an income, they also help protect the environment.
26 Mar 2022
Kenyan lawyer Harman Grewal developed a little legal helper: an artificially intelligent lawyer called Nadia to help Kenyans access free legal advice.
6 Apr 2022
Kenya plans to pay subsidy arrears to fuel sellers this week amid shortages at the pumps. Like many developing economies, Kenya has been reeling with rapidly rising fuel prices, accelerated by the conflict in Ukraine.
7 Apr 2022
A Maasai community living in Tanzania's Ngorongoro conversation area have vowed to resist plans to relocate them. The government says the eviction is necessary to protect wildlife.
16 Apr 2022
President Joko Widodo had promised not to delay elections in order to hold on to power, but many say his statements don't convince. Monday's protests echoed those that ousted President Suharto in 1998.
20 Apr 2022
Damaris Muthee Mutua, 28, was found dead in a Kenyan town that is famous for producing champion runners — where Olympic runner Agnes Tirop was killed last year.
22 Apr 2022
With the climate crisis beginning to gain some traction in the France presidential campaign, we focus on a clean but little exploited source of power: geothermal energy, which creates electricity from the Earth's heat. Kenya has become a major producer, with its geothermal power plants now providing a third of the country's electricity. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Camille Nedelec and Jennie Shin.
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In the last couple of months, tsunamis of layoffs have hit the tech ecosystem. From Twitter to Meta, and then Amazon, the once glittering ecosystem where most young people desire to work is now facing a new threat.
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France has received a request from the Burkinabe military junta to withdraw its troops from the Sahel country and will do so within a month. The success of the counterterrorism operation has been limited, experts say.
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New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
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Thousands turn out to opposition-organised protests in South Africa to express deepening frustration over the country's power crisis. Also, in a rare trial of a former president, ex-Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz appears in court on corruption charges. Finally, faced with about 15,000 tonnes of "e-waste" dumped in landfills every year, Rwanda is focusing more resources on recycling old smartphones.
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The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
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