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Sweden Gives $1.65m to Boost Anti-Graft War in East Africa

The fight against corruption in the region received a boost after the Swedish Government donated $1.65 million. The funds, which will be spread out over a three-year period, will be targeted towards improving capacity of anti-graft commissions in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi and Djibouti. The money, under the care of the […]

L’Oréal East Africa managing director Patricia Ithau is set to leave the French make-up firm at the end of this month after a three-year stint at the helm. Ms Ithau will be replaced on July 1 by Philippe D’Have, currently the L’Oréal business development director for sub-Saharan Africa. He is a Belgian. Changes at the […]

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The People of African Descent in Ukraine are passing through difficult times. The ongoing political unrest has brought about unexpected economic and other crises among most people living in the country. However, the People of African Descent bear the most brunt for obvious reasons. Most Ukrainians know little about the People of African Descent except […]

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A German court on Tuesday sentenced a Rwandan Hutu to 14 years in jail for his role in the genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994, ending Germany’s first trial related to the mass killings in central Africa. Onesphore Rwabukombe, who has lived in Germany since 2002, was a mayor in north Rwanda at the time of […]

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Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda citizens are expected to start using national identity cards to visit each other this year as part of the Common Market Protocol. East African Community secretary-general Richard Sezibera says the agreement by the four states to allow their citizens to use IDs will significantly boost movement of persons and labour […]

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