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George Obulutsa

George Obulutsa

    Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan bus attack
    Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan bus attack
    Somalia's al-Shabaab militants said they staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead,...
     US embassy workers asked to vacate Mombasa
    US embassy workers asked to vacate Mombasa
    The coastal town, has been hit by a series of attacks lately.The embassy said in a statement dated June 22 on its website that it had...
    Nobel laureate Maathai dies in hospital
    Nobel laureate Maathai dies in hospital
    Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, has died in hospital after a long struggle with cancer, her environmental...
    EABL says to buy SABMiller stake in Kenyan brewer
    EABL says to buy SABMiller stake in Kenyan brewer
    East African Breweries (EBL) is buying SABMiller's 20% stake in its Kenyan unit as part of a deal to end a partnership that allowed the firms to...
    Kenya looks to geothermal power as drought hits dams
    Kenya looks to geothermal power as drought hits dams
    Kenya needs $1,02-billion in the next three years to tap its geothermal power potential, seen as an answer to over-reliance on drought-hit...
    Africa textile makers want US trade deal extended
    Africa textile makers want US trade deal extended
    African countries which export textiles and clothing to the United States are calling for an extension to a US law which gives them favourable...
    Rwanda minister given 30 years in jail for genocide
    Rwanda minister given 30 years in jail for genocide
    A United Nations court trying masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide on Monday gave a 30-year jail sentence to a former interior minister accused of...
    Africa 'must ease terms' for local businesses
    Africa 'must ease terms' for local businesses
    The global economic slump makes it even more important for African governments to help local businesses by cutting red tape in areas like customs,...
    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 global financial crisis may make access to funds...
    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 from the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa to cope with increased trade between the east African countries...
    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.
    AU's patience with Zim wears thin
    AU's patience with Zim wears thin
    African Union chair Tanzania wants to see a 50-50 power-sharing deal agreed for Zimbabwe immediately to stem a growing economic crisis, Tanzania's...