13 July 2020


Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away (9)
Issued on: 13/07/2020 - 06:26 4 min Talek (Kenya) (AFP) In the majestic plains of the Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists coming to see Kenya's abundant wildlife. Even before the virus arrived in Kenya mid-March, tourism revenues had plummeted, with cancellations coming in from crucial markets such as China, Europe and the United States.
After years of violence, a Kenyan village enjoys precious peace (3)
Monday, 13 Jul 2020 7:20 PM MYT By Baz Ratner Wear Esinyen, 72, and his wife Namosi Esinyen, 50, from the Turkana tribe pose for a picture in the village of Lorengippi near the town of Lodwar, Turkana county, Kenya July 3, 2020.
Somali army chief survives assassination attempt (2)
Mogadiscio, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Somali army, General Odowa Yusuf Rage, survived an attack when a suicide car bomb attacked his convoy in the capital on Monday, authorities said. Captain Mohamed Hussein told reporters at least one person died in the blast. According to still unofficial accounts, the attacker tried to ram his vehicle into the convoy escorting Rage. Hussein explained that the bodyguards opened fire and the vehicle
Kenya Army Helicopter With Two Pilots Crashes in Machakos (2)
Tony Webster/Wikimedia Commons (File photo). 13 July 2020 The Nation (Nairobi) By Vincent Achuka, Lillian Mutavi A Kenya Army helicopter on a training flight crashed on Monday at Kithyoko in Machakos County, the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has reported. KDF said via Twitter that two pilots were evacuated from the site following the crash of the aircraft, Hughes 500MD. The army did not give details about the victims but Machakos Sub-county
Kenya: Suspected Ethiopian Cattle Raiders Kills Herdsboy in Turkana (2)
13 July 2020 The Nation (Nairobi) By Sammy Lutta Suspected Ethiopian raiders on Sunday evening killed a herdsboy in Lokamarinyang village in Turkana North Constituency. Turkana County Police Commander Samuel Ndanyi said that the raiders were targeting to steal livestock during the 5pm attack. "The boy died while receiving treatment at Lokamarinyang Dispensary," he said. Mr Ndanyi said that the raiders are taking advantage of the vast, remote
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