Cancerous Kenyan doctors’ greed: Gory details of how patients spend millions on cancer only to learn the diagnosis was wrong

Cancerous Kenyan doctors’ greed: Gory details of how patients spend millions on cancer only to learn the diagnosis was wrong

From the dreadful prostate, liver, duodenum, lymphoma, skin, bone, breast, lung, kidney, throat and other malignant cancers, the disease is spreading in Kenya like bonfire. And it’s not only affecting the urbanites, the villagers are not also spared. Evidence of cancer scourge can be seen as you visit major hospitals...

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Tanzanian President Suluhu Hassan meets President Macron of France to discuss trade relations

Tanzanian President Suluhu Hassan meets President Macron of France to discuss trade relations

President Emmanuel Macron met with his Tanzanian counterpart Samia Suluhu Hassan on Monday to discuss trade and business deals ahead of the European Union-African Union summit in Brussels at the end of the week. The meeting is part of Suluhu’s extended visit to Europe, which included the One Ocean summit...

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Trial of Kenya lawyer accused of witness tampering starts at the International Criminal Court

Trial of Kenya lawyer accused of witness tampering starts at the International Criminal Court

A Kenyan lawyer went on trial on Tuesday at the International Criminal Court charged with bribing and threatening prosecution witnesses so that they would withdraw their statements in a case that ultimately collapsed amid widespread witness interference. As his trial opened, Paul Gicheru pleaded not guilty to all eight counts...

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Dying in Haiti: A gangland where UN and International aid agencies hire armed criminal escorts to ferry food to the needy

Dying in Haiti: A gangland where UN and International aid agencies hire armed criminal escorts to ferry food to the needy

United Nations relief organisations occasionally in Haiti employ armed escorts to cross gang-blocked roads, such as in Martissant. But getting commercial security companies to help train aid groups in hostile environments and driver safety in Haiti has been a challenge. Many firms have refused to work here, or charge exorbitant...

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In Haiti, when nature is not violent it’s armed criminal gangs that dish out violence, render government irrelevant

In Haiti, when nature is not violent it’s armed criminal gangs that dish out violence, render government irrelevant

Haiti’s surge in gang violence and kidnappings is forcing aid organisations to rethink shipment routes, staff risks, and security costs – and to consider the ethical and safety implications of trusting leaders of armed gangs who say they can help. This phenomenon isn’t unique to Haiti, and is notably prevalent...

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