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 2023-02-03 17:59 

The New Humanitarian

Mozambican mines, Taliban taxes, and Myanmar's downward spiral: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2023-02-02 14:58 

The New Humanitarian

Why Afghan refugees in Brazil are making dangerous US journeys...

Arrival and integration assistance has been far too limited, leaving many families sleeping on the airport floor for weeks, if not months....

 2023-02-02 00:49 

Standard Digital

Deserted grandpa, 86, appeals for medical, food aid after his leg was amputated...

An octogenarian whose leg was last week amputated at the Kitale Level Four hospital after being diagnosed as gangrenous is appealing for help to offset his medical bills....

 2023-02-01 14:17 

The New Humanitarian

Western Sahara's 'frozen conflict' heats up, but world's attention elsewhere...

While the international community looks away, Sahrawi refugees fight to be allowed to return to their homeland....

 2023-02-01 10:58 

The New Humanitarian

Myanmar's neglected crisis demands a different response...

Opinion | Humanitarian access is difficult in Myanmar, but there's more than one way to reach people who need aid....

 2023-02-01 09:00 

Standard Digital

Nairobi to host continental inaugural festival for media professionals...

Media professionals and enthusiasts from across continent will converge in Nairobi for two days to celebrate power and diversity of African storytelling....

 2023-02-01 03:48 

Standard Digital

Governor and CS bail out accident survivors...

Six accident survivors admitted at the Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital have benefitted from Sh300,000 donated by politicians towards their medical bills....

 2023-02-01 02:15 

Standard Digital

Fresh twist in controversy surrounding water firm after consumers disown company...

Controversy surrounding the leadership wrangles of Mutitu Water and Sanitation Company has taken a new twist after water consumers passed a resolution to revert the firm to a community water project....

 2023-01-31 15:27 

The New Humanitarian

Tigray aid access improves as peace deal makes headway...

Over five million people need food assistance after one of the world's deadliest recent wars....

 2023-01-31 02:52 

Standard Digital

Bandits kill two, steal 30 cattle in Pura, Samburu County...

Armed bandits have killed two people and driven away with 30 cattle at Pura village in Samburu County....

 2023-01-30 23:39 

Standard Digital

Jackton Odhiambo to be charged with the murder of LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba...

Police recommend Jackton Odhiambo be charged with murder of LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba after investigations link him to the crime; four other suspects were freed....

 2023-01-30 23:39 

Standard Digital

Jackton Odhiambo to be charged with murder of LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba...

Police recommend Jackton Odhiambo be charged with murder of LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba after investigations link him to the crime; four other suspects were freed....

 2023-01-30 16:36 

The New Humanitarian

'Everyone knows somebody who has been kidnapped': Inside Nigeria's banditry epidemic...

Communities across the northwest are paying protection money to avoid being killed or abducted. Some are now forging local peace deals....

 2023-01-30 09:31 

Nation

In pictures: Junior secondary school students report to school...
 2023-01-30 04:07 

Standard Digital

Eight under wears to be auctioned in Kisumu after tenant moved out incognito...

Nyaluoyo Auctioneers will be auctioning 4 men's underwear, 4 lady's underwear, 2 kids bag, 3 eye adhesives, 1 white creams and 2 hip enlargement attires....

 2023-01-27 15:53 

The New Humanitarian

Israeli escalation, journalists under fire, and pressuring the Davos elite: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2023-01-27 15:33 

The New Humanitarian

Rethinking Humanitarianism | Will the elite ever give up power? A view from Davos...

How are movements to reshape global governance landing with those who represent the status quo? Heba Aly takes the pulse at Davos to find out....

 2023-01-26 12:21 

The New Humanitarian

How writing became my refuge as a woman escaping South Sudan's war...

Journalism helped restore my confidence after the trauma of leaving home....

 2023-01-26 06:37 

Standard Digital

Rowdy youth storm governor Ayacko's office, demand to be employed...

Police in Migori have arrested 13 people who were part of a rowdy mob that raided Migori Governor Ochillo Ayacko's office demanding county employment....

 2023-01-26 02:56 

Standard Digital

Farmers agony as elephants destroy crops in Kitui...

Farmers in Musovo area of Nguni in Kitui County are calling on the government to compensate them following the invasion and destruction of their farms by elephants....

 2023-01-25 23:57 

Standard Digital

Seven die in grisly road accident at Kikopey...

Seven people have died and eight others injured following a grisly road accident at Kikopey trading centre on Nairobi-Nakuru Highway....

 2023-01-25 11:58 

The New Humanitarian

Outbreaks to watch: Vaccine-preventable diseases surge post-pandemic...

The halting of Immunisation campaigns during the height of COVID has triggered a range of different outbreaks around the globe....

 2023-01-25 02:52 

Standard Digital

Activist in court for bullying governor online...

Donald Mwendwa alias Password appeared before Machakos Principal Magistrate, Mary Otindo; he has been charged in court for allegedly publishing falsehoods against Machakos governor, Wavinya Ndeti....

 2023-01-25 01:12 

Standard Digital

Learning paralyzed as school closed indefinitely due to lack of toilets...

Learning has been paralyzed at a public primary school in Ndhiwa Constituency after the school was closed indefinitely; Ogada Primary School has been closed indefinitely due lack of latrines....

 2023-01-25 00:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Pope Francis: 'Homosexuality not a crime'...

Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as unjust, saying God loves all his children just as they are....

 2023-01-24 17:38 

The New Humanitarian

As maternal deaths soar in Lebanon, midwives step in to try to stem the tide...

Amidst the financial crisis, access to healthcare is out of reach for many....

 2023-01-23 10:55 

The New Humanitarian

How to avoid false narratives around DR Congo's M23 conflict...

Rumour, hate speech, and inflated body counts have all spread like wildfire during the current M23 rebellion....

 2023-01-22 23:46 

Standard Digital

Agony of road crash victims as facility grapples with scarce staff...

It takes about two hours before a patient in urgent need of help is attended to....

 2023-01-20 23:13 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Diphtheria outbreak in Nigeria kills 25...

Nigerian health authorities confirmed an outbreak of diphtheria Friday and reported that 25 people, most of them children, have died....

 2023-01-20 23:09 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Burkina Faso army frees 62 abducted women, four children...

Soldiers rescued a group of 62 women and four babies abducted by suspected jihadis last week in northern Burkina Faso, state television and a security source said Friday....

 2023-01-20 17:04 

The New Humanitarian

Afghanistan's female NGO workers, coping with climate shocks, and Tigray's death toll: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2023-01-20 14:28 

Nation

In pictures: Parents, teachers and students celebrate 2022 KCSE results...
 2023-01-20 00:15 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Congo militia attack leaves 7 dead, UN says...

The United Nations on Thursday reported a deadly new attack in volatile northeastern Congo by the same local militia blamed for killing nearly 50 people recently discovered in mass graves....

 2023-01-20 00:08 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Somali Military says it has killed 69 al-Shabab Fighters...

Sixty-nine al-Shabab militants were killed in two separate military operations in the south and central Somalia, Somali military officials said Thursday....

 2023-01-19 16:01 

The New Humanitarian

No quick fix: The challenge of local peacebuilding in South Sudan...

Initiatives are subverted by national elites and forced to fit the needs of donors rather than communities....

 2023-01-18 22:10 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UN envoy visits Afghanistan, discusses bans on women...

U.N Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said her visit aims at delivering the international community's message about women's access to education and work....

 2023-01-18 21:44 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern, an icon to many, to step down...

Fighting back tears, Ardern told reporters in Napier that Feb. 7 would be her last day as prime minister....

 2023-01-18 19:31 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern to leave office, sets October election...

Ardern became an inspiration to women around the world after winning the top job in 2017 at the relatively young age of 37....

 2023-01-18 14:39 

The New Humanitarian

How to end hunger: A famine expert's plan...

The problem with the F-word, breaking the aid sector's hunger hamster wheel, and a $20 billion proposal to tackle famine....

 2023-01-17 20:35 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Nobel winner Maria Ressa, news outlet cleared of tax evasion...

The Court of Tax Appeals ruled that prosecutors failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Ressa and Rappler Holdings Corp. evaded tax payments in four instances....

 2023-01-17 14:54 

The New Humanitarian

Sorrow and confusion: Inside China's sudden COVID reopening...

The lack of official information around the U-turn has left millions of Chinese scrambling to get a handle on the incoming COVID wave....

 2023-01-17 11:55 

The New Humanitarian

In Afghanistan's battered healthcare system, power cuts can prove fatal...

In hospitals, health clinics, and homes, the unreliable electricity supply is putting many Afghans at risk this winter....

 2023-01-17 09:19 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Climate activist Greta Thunberg detained by German police in protest...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg was among climate activists detained during protests against the demolition of the coal village of Luetzerath, Germany on Tuesday....

 2023-01-17 06:19 

Standard Digital

Embu Stadium construction to take less than five months, PS Omollo...

Embu stadium that will host Madaraka fete will be an ultramodern facility sitting 20,000 people, Interior PS Omollo says, pledging to finish project in 5 months....

 2023-01-17 05:04 

Standard Digital

Five people arrested for selling gas illegally...

Five people arrested for selling liquefied petroleum gas cylinders illegally in Nairobi and Kiambu counties....

 2023-01-17 03:56 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Former Wagner fighter seeks asylum in Norway...

A man claiming to be a former commander in the Russian private military contractor Wagner Group who fought in Ukraine is seeking asylum in Norway after fleeing there last week....

 2023-01-16 22:27 

Standard Digital

Nairobi chief public health officer wants shisha ban enforced...

Former Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu banned the importation, manufacture, advertising, and sale of shisha in Kenya in 2018....

 2023-01-16 22:27 

Standard Digital

Nairobi County Government orders enforcement of shisha ban...

Former Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu banned the importation, manufacture, advertising, and sale of shisha in Kenya in 2018....

 2023-01-16 19:11 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Matteo Denaro: Italy's most-wanted Mafia boss nabbed after 30 years on run...

Denaro was tried in absentia and convicted of dozens of murders, including helping to mastermind a pair of 1992 bombings that killed top anti-Mafia prosecutors....

 2023-01-16 13:21 

The New Humanitarian

Why so many humanitarian crises are 'forgotten', and 5 ideas to change that...

How to help turn greater attention to the overlooked and often most severe hotspots....

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