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18 Aug 2017 description
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In Summary

  • A fisherman's camp was engulfed by part of a mountain after heavy rains caused a landslide.

  • A doctor at the nearby Tshomia Hospital, Herve Isamba, said they were treating four people injured in the landslide.

  • Fishing on Lake Albert is one of the main occupations in Ituri, which borders Uganda

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A landslide has swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in the northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, killing 40 people, a regional official said Thursday.

20 Jul 2017 description
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Kenya's Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Cleopa Mailu on Wednesday announced that Jacaranda and San Valencia hotels in Nairobi have been closed down indefinitely in the wake of cholera outbreak.

The two hotels are said to have offered catering services at events where participants were later hospitalised after developing cholera-related symptoms.

The minister further said 12 counties have been affected by the outbreak with Nairobi and Garissa, in the northeast, being the worst hit.

Four deaths

16 Jul 2017 description
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By DAILY NATION

Thirty three cholera victims are hospitalised various health facilities in Nairobi, county executive Dr Benard Muia says.

In the past two months, 96 cholera cases have been confirmed in the Kenyan capital, the county official said.

Three fatalities have been reported so far.

On Friday, three top government officials and several staff from the Trade and the Treasury ministries were treated for cholera-related symptoms.

This was after they ate food served during a trade event at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).

10 Jul 2017 description
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By GALGALO BOCHA and KALUME KAZUNGU

In Summary

  • According to the residents, the attackers operate in groups of between 20 to 30.

  • Intelligence agencies have identified the Boni Forest militants as members of Jeysh Ayman fighters.

Scores of Al-Shabaab terrorists suspected to have been injured during last week’s dawn attack at Pandanguo police post in Lamu could be receiving treatment inside Boni Forest, locals claim.

07 Jul 2017 description
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By AGGREY MUTAMBO

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday affirmed that his administration will compensate all internally displaced persons.

In the face of criticism over the manner in which his government has been paying people affected by the 2007/2008 post-election violence, the President said all the victims will be supported "wherever they are".