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(PHOTOS) Raila hosts Godec for farewell breakfast in Karen

He was nominated by Obama on September 19, 2012, and was sworn in by the then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on January 16, 2013.

The Star , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Pompeo’s North Korea counterpart arrives in Beijing

North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

#ZimbabweShutdown: US condemns 'disproportionate use of force'

Picture: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo Pretoria - The United States Embassy in Harare on Thursday expressed concern over the reports of violence in parts of Zimbabwe, urging all parties to exercise restraint.

IOL , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Sate capture: Zondo orders probe into Bosasa employee’s presence in commission

State capture inquiry chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has ordered an investigation into the presence of a Bosasa employee in the hearing on Wednesday, after the embattled company’s former chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi alerted the commission.

The South African , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Vietnam prepares for Kim Jong Un visit amid talk of second summit with Trump

HANOI (Reuters) - Hanoi is preparing to receive North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a State visit, two sources told Reuters, while officials and diplomats said Vietnam is keen to host a second summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump.

Reuters , Africa Jan 17, 2019

JLOS offers day-to-day justice needs for ordinary Ugandans

The concept of a justice centre is that a police station, the office of the DPP (Resident State Attorney) and the court exist in very close proximity (as a complex/one-stop centre) to reduce the time it takes for users to move from one entity to another.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 17, 2019

Tullow to spend Sh7bn on Turkana oil this year

“This will require several key milestones to be achieved throughout 2019 including land acquisition, commercial frameworks and contract awards.” The move to full commercial operations is expected to give a significant revenue boost to State coffers and help diversify the country’s economy.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Shabaab’s Riverside attack and likely grand plan for 2023

With the distraction of the ICC cases, political scuffling, political divisions and a government transition, sections of the State were, inevitably, asleep or paralysed.

The East African , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Kagame calls SADC crisis meeting over DRC polls

The chairperson of the African Union, Mr Paul Kagame, has called for an urgent meeting of heads of State with membership to the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to which Democratic Republic Congo is also a member today.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 17, 2019

Aguiyi Ironsi’s widow declares support for Atiku, Obi

By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA— wife of Nigeria’s first Military Head of State, Mrs Victoria Aguiyi Ironsi has promised to lead Abia women to vote for Atiku/Obi of the PDP in next month’s presidential elections to ensure that they win the election, saying Atiku/Obi presidency would restore lost hope to Nigerians.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019