Category : Ebru News

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Trump leaps into Middle East fray with peace plan that Palestinians denounce

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan, drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of long-contested West Bank...

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Waititu’s D-Day as Senate set to rule on his impeachment

Senators were on Wednesday set to vote on whether the impeachment of Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu by MCAs should proceed after the plenary hearings which kicked off on Tuesday. If the Senators agree to proceed with the impeachment hearings,...

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Nigeria and the Oxford English Dictionary ‘rub minds’

Ask a Nigerian what corrupt politicians do with public funds and he or she may say, “They chop it.” The Oxford English Dictionary agrees. Hailing from the streets of Nigeria, “to chop” – meaning to illicitly make money, and “rub minds” ...

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Maryland police officer charged with murder in killing of handcuffed man

A police officer in the US state of Maryland has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a man who had been handcuffed inside a patrol car. Corporal Michael Owen Jr, a 10-year police force veteran, shot William Green, 43, seven times on...

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Thirty-nine killed in militant attack on Burkina Faso village

Thirty-nine people were killed in northern Burkina Faso on Saturday, in what the government called a terrorist attack on a village in Soum province. The weekend attack followed less than a week after militants killed 36 civilians in a neighboring...

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Dissatisfaction with democracy ‘at record high’

Dissatisfaction with democracy within developed countries is at its highest level in almost 25 years, according to University of Cambridge researchers. Academics have analysed what they say is the biggest global dataset on attitudes towards democ...

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Coronavirus: Australia plans island quarantine as foreigners leave Wuhan

Hundreds of foreign nationals have been evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, as more deaths and cases were confirmed. Australia plans to quarantine its 600 returning citizens for two weeks on Christmas...

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METEOROLOGICAL DEPT PREDICTS HEAVY RAINFALL

Farmers Will Harvest Enough Food For Themselves And Their Livestock, Despite The Locust Invasion In Some Parts Of The Country. That Is According To Mohammed Elmi The Chief Administrative Secretary State Department Of Environment And Forestry Spea...

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GOVERNOR WAITITU PLEADS INNOCENT

Embattled Kiambu Governor Ferdinand waititu has denied all charges leveled against him by the Kiambu County Assembly.The embattled Governor who appeared before the senate in person entered the pleas as the senate began its two day special sitting to...

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France warns U.S. against pulling troops from fight against Militants in Africa’s Sahel

France delivered a stern warning on Monday against possible U.S. troop cuts in West Africa, where groups linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State are expanding their foothold. The Pentagon is considering withdrawing the personnel as part of a global...

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Morocco to evacuate nationals from Wuhan area

King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Monday ordered the repatriation of 100 Moroccan nationals, mostly students, from the Wuhan area of China, which is at the centre of an outbreak of coronavirus, the Royal Cabinet said. The King also ordered measures...

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Two pilots killed in military trainer aircraft crash in Algeria

Two Algerian military pilots were killed in a military plane crash in Algeria’s Oum El Bouaghi province 500 km (300 miles) east of Algiers. Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune tweeted early on Tuesday, confirming the death of the two pilots a...

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Fish-eating bird, Osprey, dies due to starvation at KWS monitoring facility

 A migratory fish-eating bird from Finland died over the weekend due to multiple organ failure, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) confirmed on Monday. The Osprey bird, KWS indicated, was undergoing procedures by veterinary officers at the KWS-licensed...

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Babu Owino forbidden from drinking alcohol in public after securing Sh10mn cash bail

 Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino was Monday released on a Sh10 million cash bail which the court said will be used to settle the medical bill of DJ Evolve whom he shot at Nairobi’s B-Club about 10 days ago. Chief Magistrate Francis...

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MFA urges to avoid non-essential travel to China’s Wuhan City, amid anxiety over coronavirus

Kenyans have been cautioned against non-essential travel to China’s Wuhan City, the epicenter of the coronavirus whose death toll has risen to 81. The Foreign Affairs Ministry in a statement issued on Monday urged those who must travel to ensure...