Akinyi Maina Lolla

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Based in Nairobi, Kenya-Akinyi is The African Exponent's East African Correspondent-bringing to you all important stories from the Eastern part of Africa right on your computer.

  Jul 21, 2024

Ugandan Protesters 'Playing with Fire' in a Planned Defiant Anti-Corruption March, Says President Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni warned protesters planning a banned anti-corruption march that they are "playing with fire" and accused them of working for foreign interests....

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  Jul 19, 2024

Kenya's President Ruto Vows New Inclusive Cabinet

Ruto, in his Friday address, framed the ongoing crisis as a smaller issue compared to the potential opportunities ahead for Kenya....

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  Jul 19, 2024

U.S. Pledges $203M to Avert Sudan Crisis Spillover

U.S. pledges $203M to avert Sudan crisis from spilling into the region, according to U.N. ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Close to 9 million people displaced, over 1 million have left Sudan, thousands killed in the conflict....

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  Jul 16, 2024

Twelve Killed in Somalia Clash Over Illegal Weapons from Ethiopia

Twelve people, including two soldiers, were killed on Monday in central Somalia as government soldiers and local militias clashed over two truckloads of illegal weapons from Ethiopia....

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  Jul 16, 2024

Kenyan Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Demanding President Ruto's Resignation

Police in Kenya used tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters demanding President William Ruto's resignation....

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  Jul 16, 2024

RWANDA ELECTION: Paul Kagame Now With 95.15% - Partial Results

President Paul Kagame is poised to extend his 24-year rule in Rwanda with a landslide victory, having secured 99.15% of the vote so far, with 79% of ballots counted....

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