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Asians in Kenya express pride in new British PM

The new British prime-minister, Rishi Sunak, the first British-Asian to reach the UK's premiership has sent shockwaves throughout the world.

The origins of the new British prime-minister, Rishi Sunak, can be traced back to Kenya where his grandparents settled after immigrating to the Continent from India.

After Kenya's independence in 1963, many…

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Somalia: 9 dead and 47 injured in Islamist attack on hotel

The Somali government has announced that it will take action to protect the country's people from the threat of terrorism, according to a new report by the UN Security Council.

The large port city is the latest to be hit by a spate of violent actions by the Shebab in recent months, which have included bloodshed in the capital Mogadishu and central…

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Ebola cases rise in the Ugandan capital, Kampala

Health authorities in Uganda announced that at least 15 people had contracted the deadly Ebola virus in the capital, Kampala.

Kampala becomes the sixth district to confirm the presence of the virus after the outbreak was first identified in the district of Mubende.

"It is really bad for business because we have just had a lockdown for the COVID…

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Attack on hotel in Somalia’s Kismayo ends with 9 civilians dead

An attack on a hotel in the centre of the port city of Kismayo in southern Somalia killed nine civilians on Sunday before security forces killed the gunmen.

Security officers killed three of the attackers and a fourth died in the bomb blast, said Yussuf Hussein Dhumal, security minister for Jubbaland.

“In the explosion, nine people including…

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