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George Obulutsa

George Obulutsa

    Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan bus attack
    Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan bus attack
    The Somali militants say they staged an attack in Kenya in which 28 people were shot dead.
     US embassy workers asked to vacate Mombasa
    US embassy workers asked to vacate Mombasa
    The US embassy in Kenya has warned of an imminent threat of an attack on the Kenyan city of Mombasa and asked its workers to leave the coastal town.
    Nobel laureate Maathai dies in hospital
    Nobel laureate Maathai dies in hospital
    Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmentalist Wangari Maathai has died in hospital where she was undergoing treatment for cancer.
    EABL says to buy SABMiller stake in Kenyan brewer
    EABL says to buy SABMiller stake in Kenyan brewer
    East African Breweries is buying SABMiller's 20% stake in its Kenyan unit as part of a deal to end a partnership that allowed the firms
    Kenya looks to geothermal power as drought hits dams
    Kenya looks to geothermal power as drought hits dams
    Drought has slashed capacity at Kenya's main dams, forcing shutdowns and leading to reliance on costly diesel-powered generators.
    Africa textile makers want US trade deal extended
    Africa textile makers want US trade deal extended
    African countries which export textiles to the United States are calling for an extension to a US law which gives them favourable market access.
    Rwanda minister given 30 years in jail for genocide
    Rwanda minister given 30 years in jail for genocide
    A UN court trying masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide on Monday gave a 30-year jail sentence to a former interior minister.
    Africa 'must ease terms' for local businesses
    Africa 'must ease terms' for local businesses
    The global slump makes it even more important for African governments to help local businesses by cutting red tape, an investment group said on Friday
    Tanzania needs $1,5bn for power in next five years
    Tanzania needs $1,5bn for power in next five years
    Tanzania needs about $1,5-billion over the next five years to revamp its power sector, but the financial crisis may make access to funds harder.
    Kenya, Uganda plan new railway to Mombasa port
    Kenya, Uganda plan new railway to Mombasa port
    Kenya and Uganda plan to build a new railway to cope with increased trade between the east African countries and their landlocked neighbours
    Tanzania charges ex-ministers over deal
    Tanzania charges ex-ministers over deal
    Tanzania has charged two former ministers with impropriety over the award of a mineral audit tender in 2002, court documents showed.