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  • On Media Justice 25 Apr 2017 01:16 Black Star News What does media reform mean to us? We know, how elitist, corporate driven and un-representative our media is. But the bigger, and to me more critically important question, is what are we going to do about it? What is the media system we want to build? I …
  • Tanzania’s Man-Eating Fish 25 Apr 2017 01:08 Black Star News In the 1960s, European venture capitalists introduced Nile perch to the waters of Lake Victoria, the world’s largest tropical lake, shared by Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. Over the next few decades, Nile perch, this omnivorous, predatory killing machine …
  • HURIWA Wants Supreme Court to Resolve PDP’s Crisis Rapidly 25 Apr 2017 01:02 This Day A major pro-democracy and civil rights body, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onoghen, to ensure that the subsisting intra-party leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic …
  • First malaria vaccine to be tested in Africa next year 24 Apr 2017 21:27 News4Jax (CNN) - The World Health Organization announced Monday that it has the go-ahead to try the first malaria vaccine in the field in real-world settings next year. The organization made the announcement on the eve of World Malaria Day. More than 429,000 …
  • United States Of Africa 24 Apr 2017 21:21 Black Star News   This is the United States as you've never seen it before. With 53 states, and more than 2,000 official languages, it's also home to some pretty famous pyramids and there is scarcely a McDonald's to be seen. It's the USA II - the United …
  • Manufacturing Genocidal Consent 24 Apr 2017 21:03 Black Star News [Global: Africa Commentary] What might not be apparent to readers of a recent article in The New York Times, under the by-line of Howard French, is that both Howard French and Mahmood Mamdani, whose book he reviews, suffer from similar afflictions. On …
  • Treasury gets Sh4.7bn for troops in Somalia 24 Apr 2017 20:38 Business Daily Monday, April 24, 2017 19:49 By NEVILLE OTUKI President Uhuru Kenyatta with UN chief Antonio Guterres at the State House in Nairobi last month. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL  The UN has released Sh4.7 billion in delayed refunds for Kenyan troops fighting Al-Shabaab …
  • First malaria vaccine to be widely tested in Africa next year 24 Apr 2017 19:37 CNN More than 429,000 people lost their lives to the mosquito-borne illness in 2015, and hundreds of millions get sick with a malaria infection every year. Some never fully recover. There has been enormous progress in fighting the disease. From 2000 to 2015, …
  • Mtshabezi High Quiz triumphs in Kenya 24 Apr 2017 17:20 Bulawayo 24 News Mtshabezi High School from Matabeleland South recently went on a regional academic conquering spree, scooping gold in Kenya. The Mtshabezi Quiz star shone amid an array of brainstorming academic exercises which included debate, poetry, public speaking, …
  • Nonprofit seeks host homes for exchange students 24 Apr 2017 17:12 Newton Daily News AMES — Iowa Resource for International Service (IRIS), an Ames based nonprofit, is seeking host homes across Iowa for 2017-2018 foreign exchange students. IRIS needs homes for approximately 25 students from Indonesia, Liberia, Mali, Tanzania, Jordan, …