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World Bank pledges support to Kenya on refugee repatriation

The World Bank is seeking innovative ways to support the establishment of economic zones that will create employment in refugee areas. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said the bank would like to support Kenya manage the repatriation of refugees in a dignified manner that...

UN defends Kenya over claim of forceful repatriation in Dadaab

Somali in Dadaab are not being coerced into leaving the camps. The United Nations refugee agency on Friday defended Kenya over allegations that its authorities are pressuring Somalis to leave the Dadaab camp and return to their homeland. Voice of America (VOA), a US government-funded news...

Africa’s first paid fellowship for content creators. Join Amplify.

NEW YORK, United States, 24 August 2016,-/African Media Agency (AMA)-/ aKoma Media, a content platform and storytelling company focused on Africa, is pleased to announce the inaugural session of Amplify, a media and content creation program in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation. Amplify's mission is...

KENYA’S RAILA ODINGA ON WHY 2017 WILL BE HIS YEAR

BY CONOR GAFFEY Kenya’s establishment as an independent nation, free from British sovereignty, was dominated by two nascent political dynasties. Jomo Kenyatta, affectionately remembered as the father of the East African nation, spearheaded a long campaign for independence, eventually becomingKenya’s first post-independence president in 1964. In...

Kenya’s telecom sector earns twice Uganda’s, Rwanda’s combined

By Dominic Omondi Mobile phone operators in Kenya received twice the revenue their counterparts in Rwanda and Uganda did in the three months to June. In a rare glimpse into the sector’s financial muscle, GSM Association (GSMA), a lobby for telecom providers, found that Kenya’s mobile...

Duale introduces Contempt of Court Bill in the House

A person who intimidates, willfully insults a judge or a witness during court proceedings will face a jail term of up to six months or Sh200,000 fine, the Contempt of Court Bill passes. The Bill has been introduced in the National Assembly by majority...

IGAD officially Launched the study report conducted on “Al-Shabaab as a Transnational Security Threat”Report

Horndiplomat-Today, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s (IGAD’s) Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP) in collaboration with Sahan Foundation has officially launched the study report conducted on “Al-Shabaab as a Transnational Security Threat”. Al Shabaab has aspired to become a truly regional organization, with the membership and...

Kenyans flee Ethiopian border for fear of clashes after gun attack

Kenyans are fleeing the Ethiopian border for fear of a clash between the Dassanach community of Ethiopia and the Turkana following the killing of an elder last month. Ethiopian elder Lobakate Lobolemai was shot dead on July 31 by a Turkana gunman during a church...

Counter-terrorism architecture as a pillar of regional security

By PETER KAGWANJA Kenya’s has a bold experiment to balance imperatives of security with those of deepening democracy. As the third anniversary of the Westgate terrorist attack in September 2013 approaches, the spotlight is turning on Kenya’s emerging counter-terrorism system. Kenya’s changes in the counter-terrorism edifice...

Tattoos in the Horn

Horndiplomat-Unique facial and body markings are used across the Horn of Africa to enhance female beauty, reports James Jeffrey adding that though popular and colorful, “ some are more controversial than others” Elegant touch In Somaliland, where woman have a reputation for elegance and paying attention...