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Ethiopia's hotel industry needs help to encourage tourism

The global tourism industry has huge economic importance. It contributes 10% of the world's gross domestic product and 6% of exports. One billion people a year travel somewhere in the world. Africa's natural and cultural points of interest give the continent tremendous tourism potential. This shows

THE CONVERSATION - 2018-01-21 07:31:12

Why China sees Myanmar's Rohingya crisis as an opportunity

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping wait for Myanmar delegates to arrive for a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in BeijingThomson ReutersMyanmar's government has been embroiled in battle of rhetoric over its alleged ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims,

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-20 21:00:00

Rwanda coach Antoine Hey refuses to end Syria speculation

Rwanda coach Antoine Hey has refused to end speculation linking him with a move to join the Syrian national team, and has told KweseESPN that he will consider the options available to him after the African Nations Championship. Rwanda have been one of the surprise packages of the ongoing CHAN in Mor

ESPNFC.COM - 2018-01-21 01:30:00

Women's March felt locally

She had two blank poster boards, but Jean Cahill said she was still at a loss for what to put on her sign for Saturday's Women's March in Cambridge. "There is so much to be said, I couldn't decide," Ms. Cahill, 54, of Northboro, said. She listed off her political concerns over the last year - a tax

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-20 21:26:07

Women to gather again, including in Shrewsbury and Charlton, with aim to become a political force

Activists are returning to the streets a year after a million people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office. Hundreds of gatherings are planned Saturday and Sunday across the U.S. and in pla

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-20 11:00:00

US troops support Somali forces on the ground, hit al-Shabaab terrorists from the sky

U.S. forces conducted an airstrike Thursday that killed four al-Shabaab militants, U.S. Africa Command announced Friday. The airstrike was conducted in coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, and occurred roughly 50 kilometers northwest of a port town known as Kismayo, AFRICOM officia

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2018-01-20 14:00:10

CDC to cut back disease work in foreign countries: report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is planning to significantly reduce its overseas work to fight disease due to coming funding cutbacks, according to an internal email reported by The Wall Street Journal. Unless it gets new funding, the CDC will be cutting down its work against diseases

THE HILL - 2018-01-19 22:58:23

Lupita Nyong'o To Publish Children's Book Celebrating Color

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is writing a children's book that's slated to drop in 2019. The New York Timesreports the 12 Years A Slave actress will title the book Sulwe which means star. The word comes from her native language Luo. The book will be catered to kids between the ages of 5 and 7. The bo

BLACK AMERICA WEB - 2018-01-19 20:00:20

Meet "Breeze" from Suffolk: He's volunteered from Portsmouth to Africa and has "a heart of gold"

Buy Now William "Breeze" Moore spends nearly his entire day either in bed or in front of his 70-inch computer screen. As seen Friday, January 12, 2018, at his Suffolk home. Stephen M. Katz Bill (Breeze) Moore cuts the ribbon in 1999 on a church building financed by his family in Kenya. Courtesy of B

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-19 21:01:00

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania moved up the latest FIFA monthly ranking

CHAN 2018 qualifiers Sudan are the biggest movers - rising twelve places to position 124th while Ethiopia has gone up six steps to 137th. Tanzania and Kenya have each moved up one step to 146th and 105th respectively. Uganda, who remains the best ranked nation in the region, has improved two positio

GOAL.COM - 2018-01-19 15:02:03

"Software Bug" Leaves Hundreds of .KE Name-Servers Inaccessible

The Morning of January 19 was quite an interesting one but not so for name-server admins who realized that their websites were not accessible. Hundreds, of websites with the .KE second-level domain name, including safaricom.co.ke and telkom.co.ke, were left in the dark after a bug in one of KeNIC's

TECHWEEZ.COM - 2018-01-19 16:40:18

Kenya flushes out 'criminals' in forest dispute after Sengwer killing

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Security forces are flushing "criminal elements" out of a forest in western Kenya, an official said on Thursday, two days after a man was killed there, leading the European Union to suspend aid. The dead man was a member of the Sengwer community, who have been

REUTERS - 2018-01-19 10:22:21

National Bank of Kenya

It appears that cyber security concerns are not going away, at least not in the near future if happenings in the digital world are anything to go by. The latest manifestations of such an intrusion has affected a local financial institution, namely the National Bank of Kenya (NBK). In a statement sen

TECHWEEZ.COM - 2018-01-19 13:54:58

Double Coupled Up: Kenya Moore And Her Hidden Hubby Hang With Kandi And Todd In NYC

My hubby @todd167 had a great time with @thekenyamoore & her husband Mark. The food at his restaurant @socobk was awesome!!! #Repost @kandi with @get_repost My hubby @todd167 had a great time with @thekenyamoore & her husband Mark. The food at his restaurant @socobk was awesome!!! *******Marc and I

BOSSIP - 2018-01-19 14:33:29

Traveling vs. Being Well-traveled in 'Sh*thole' Countries

- I've had the great pleasure of an abundance of international travel, including many third-world countries. I've visited Africa twice, visiting four different countries while there. I've been honored by being welcomed into tribal villages in the Samburu region of Kenya where people lived in houses

GOODMENPROJECT.COM - 2018-01-19 12:30:48

Kenya's Maasai launch battle to protect their brand

The first time Isaac ole Tialolo, a member of Kenya's Maasai tribe, thought about protecting his intellectual property, it was pure instinct. A tourist on his way to the Masai Mara game reserve started snapping photographs. "I thought, 'this is an offence'," he recalls. "He did not ask permission,

FINANCIAL TIMES - 2018-01-19 14:43:37

Climate insurance scheme targets women farmers in Africa, Asia

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A major insurance scheme launched on Thursday aims to help up to 4 million poor people in Africa and Asia rebuild their lives after climate disasters, its backers said. The insurance program - covering droughts in Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Zambia and Cambodia, and tro

REUTERS - 2018-01-19 10:23:57

Kenyans to Send and Receive Mobile Money Across Networks as Interoperability Pilot Kicks Off

Back in May 2017, we reported that mobile money interoperability would be available to consumers within three months but that did not happen. Months later and finally we have something substantial. Joe Mucheru, ICT Cabinet Secretary announced that cross-network mobile money transfers was finally goi

TECHWEEZ.COM - 2018-01-19 13:22:16

Schreyer Scholar carves path for service-learning opportunity in Kenya

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Madison Taylor wasn't sure if any of the girls would remember her. The Penn State biology major and Schreyer Honors College Scholar was returning to Hekima Place, a home for girls and young women who have experienced trauma or hardships in Kiserian, Kenya, four years after her


Kenya forest death: activists blame EU for ignoring human rights warnings

Senate takes shutdown drama into final day ICIJ Joseph Kilimo Chebet, father of five, inspects the remains of his homestead in Kenya. He says it was burned down by Kenya Forest Service officers. The European Union has been accused of a fatally slow response to human rights warnings after the killi