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Fistfight breaks out in Kenya parliament

After an earlier highly charged discussion over the proposed changes to the electoral law, opposition MP Millie Odhiambo attacked President Uhuru Kenyatta, calling him "extremely stupid".

Mr Kenyatta gave his initial response to that attack at an event to usher in the festive season, saying "some idiots continue to insult …

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The modern honey hunters of Kenya

At an upmarket cafe in Nairobi, trendy millennials swipe through their smart phones while sipping glasses of "dawa", a hot drink made from locally sourced honey, ginger and lemon.

Here in the heart of Kenya's "Silicon Savannah", tech-savvy entrepreneurs are beginning to tap into a market that, until recently, was …

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Kenya's Cord MPs storm out over 'fight'

Opposition MPs in Kenya have stormed out of parliament in the capital, Nairobi, saying that they have been assaulted in the house.

Mr Kenyatta gave his initial response to that attack at an event to usher in the festive season, saying "some idiots continue to insult me" but added that …

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NBA Africa academy to open in Senegal

The US National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced it will open its first African training academy in Senegal early next year.

Mr Fall said that those who don't make it to the NBA would have other avenues, such as "other great leagues around the world, including the NBA development league …

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Nigerians condemn celebration of Ibori’s release

Some Nigerians on Thursday expressed displeasure with the celebration of the release of James Ibori, a former Delta Governor, from a prison in London.

They said that such celebration was condemnable, unfortunate and uncalled for. Ibori was jailed in 2012, two years after he was arrested by the Interpol in …

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FG okays 5% of recovered loot for whistleblowers

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the Ministry of Finance Whistleblowing Programme that may see individuals, who voluntarily volunteers credible information on stolen or concealed funds, smiling home with between 2.5 per cent and five per cent of the funds when recovered.

The Minister of Information and Culture …

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Ondo result: Akeredolu lauds Jegede, Oke

The Ondo State Governor-elect, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has commended his opponents at the last governorship election in the state for accepting the result of the election in good faith.

The time allowed by law to file petitions at the Election Petitions Tribunal to challenge the poll result lapsed on …

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