Publication: East African

First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Why our elephants and rhinos have to die

The figures speak of the loss; they rise every day as Kenya Wildlife Service, anti-poaching crusaders and conservancies paint a grim picture of the survival of the country’s elephants and rhinos. Late last month, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) released ... [Published East African - Sep 17 2014]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Ethiopian leather shoes finding markets globally, but with little to show

Some time around the year 2000, the Ethiopian shoe industry faced an unprecedented period. The market began opening its doors to cheaper, shiny and attractive plastic shoes from China that left local dealers anxious about the possibility of being pushed ... [Published East African - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

As Uganda heats up, pests and disease flourish to attack its coffee

When Abudu Zikusoka was a small boy his father would bring people to their home in Ndesse village in Central Uganda’s Mukono district. He would watch as they packed the family’s harvested coffee into sacks and then loaded it onto their bicycles. “I used ... [Published East African - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Global health NGO tells African Union to develop Ebola response plan

The African Union (AU) has been asked to urgently develop strategic action plan to respond to the Ebola epidemic. In a letter dated September 11, 2014 and directed to the AU Executive Council, the Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) – a global health organisation ... [Published East African - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rwandan senate president resigns

The President of the Rwandan Senate Jean Damascene Ntawukuriryayo has resigned with immediate effect. In hierarchy, the president of the Senate is second to the President. Dr Ntawukuriryayo quit during an extraordinary session which was convened to censure ... [Published East African - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya's new forensic lab to help trace origin of wildlife products

Kenya is establishing a forensic laboratory to trace the origins of seized wildlife products in the East African region. The laboratory, being constructed with the help and expertise of the US government, will be fully operational by the end of the year ... [Published East African - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Kenya, Forensics, poaching
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

British businesses are building a better world in Africa today

This week, my role as Lord Mayor of London brings me to East Africa. I have worked in Africa throughout my professional career, and it is a continent close to my heart. So this visit is particularly exciting for me. Over the last few years, the narrative ... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Region must remain alert over al Shabaab

Somalia Islamic militant group al Shabaab is wounded after the American drone recently killed nearly 50 top commanders including its overall leader Ahmed Godane. Yet, the question remains how the countries in the region, especially those contributing ... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

As training starts, go slow to begin with

We are now ready to start marathon training. We have looked at speed work, long runs and moderate runs. In the first three weeks, you can run three days a week, like Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. At this stage, the objective is to lay the foundation of ... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Quest for riches turns fatal

Halima looks up at her mother. Her eyes wet with tears as she lies on the sisal strands tied to a four-legged frame. She tries to open her dry cracked mouth to say something but the searing pain makes it impossible.She is trying to tell the one secret ... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Achebe a better prophet than political scientists, activists

Ernest Hemingway’s works and his life of perpetual adventure as a world-class, big game hunter sound like a promise of endless summers on exciting safaris, perpetual tans, perfect waves and pretty blondes. He and some Western writers are at fault, at ... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

A journey long time ago to a land far, far away

The other day, I received an e-mail asking me to like the Facebook page of Nomad Travels (“We know and understand India, and like to show it off”), which I promptly did as the agency is run by old friends from university days. On the page, I came across ... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]

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...senator, told the house that Ntawukuriryayo abused his office and that he disregarded advice from the top leadership of the country to change. "He was given enough time to atone his conduct but to no avail. Whatever decisions reached were disregarded by him. He failed to work with the rest of senate leadership, putting the house in disrepute" Prof Karangwa said...
...in charge of Customs, Border and Ports Leonce Niyonzima said the Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS) will protect local industries and jobs. "We all know that there are always non-tarrif barriers which hinders the free movement of goods in the country, but with the electronic cargo tracking system we will be able to limit the number of times trucks are stopped for checking" he said. Mr Leonce said the new system will reduce the time goods spend on transit while checking dumping and deviation of goods from their final de...

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Why our elephants and rhinos have to die [Published East African - Sep 17 2014]
Rwandan senate president resigns [Published East African - Sep 17 2014]
Global health NGO tells African Union to develo... [Published East African - Sep 17 2014]
Kenya's new forensic lab to help trace origin o... [Published East African - Sep 15 2014]
British businesses are building a better world ... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
EDITORIAL: Region must remain alert over al Sha... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
A journey long time ago to a land far, far away [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Lesser flamingos of Lake Natron flourish, for now [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Achebe a better prophet than political scientis... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Quest for riches turns fatal [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
As training starts, go slow to begin with [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Talks on EAC-US trade, investment deal face hur... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
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Uganda to burn crude for electricity [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
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Mombasa port to reinstate surchage [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
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Eldoret-Bujumbura pipeline on track [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Tanzania flower earnings rise by 86 pc [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Contract farming boom from Ugandan beverage makers [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Kenya’s corporate bond demand rises [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Why splintered al Shabaab worries security experts [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
UN could attack FDLR ahead of target date [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
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Court gives URA nod to seek taxes on sale of Za... [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Region gets closer to deal on trade with EU [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
Tanzania blast fishing getting out of control [Published East African - Sep 13 2014]
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