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Kenya Moves to Regulate Digital-Fueled Lending Craze

Kenya Moves to Regulate Digital-Fueled Lending Craze

Kenya built a reputation as a pioneer of financial inclusion through its early adoption of a mobile money system that enables people to transfer cash ...
Royal wedding bishop Michael Curry marches against Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda

Royal wedding bishop Michael Curry marches against Trump’s ‘America First’ agenda

Fresh off the Harry and Meghan wedding at Windsor, Bishop Michael Curry joins a White House protest against "America First". The minister who electri ...
WHO gets kudos for fast Ebola action in DRC

WHO gets kudos for fast Ebola action in DRC

The World Health Organization has received widespread praise for its quick response to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, alth ...
Markets Disrupted as Italy’s Populists Negotiate Cabinet

Markets Disrupted as Italy’s Populists Negotiate Cabinet

Italy's prime minister-designate, Giuseppe Conte, a political novice and obscure law professor accused of padding his resume, put the finishing touche ...
KENYA : Lesbian film ban ‘ridiculous’ says Film Commission

KENYA : Lesbian film ban ‘ridiculous’ says Film Commission

The head of Kenya's film commission has slammed a decision to impose a domestic ban a Kenya-made film about lesbian love that received a standing ...
UN Envoy Urges Dialogue With Opposition After Burundi Vote

UN Envoy Urges Dialogue With Opposition After Burundi Vote

The U.N. special envoy for Burundi urged the African nation's government Thursday to quickly restart dialogue with the opposition following a referend ...
50 Perish in DRC Boat Accident

50 Perish in DRC Boat Accident

A Democratic Republic of Congo government official says 50 people have died in a boat accident in the remote northern region of the country. Richar ...
French Defense Ministry Suspects 2 Retired Secret Agents of Treason

French Defense Ministry Suspects 2 Retired Secret Agents of Treason

Two retired members of the French secret services are suspected of being double agents for an unnamed foreign power, France's defense ministry said. ...
Macron hails ‘frank’ talks with Putin in Russia

Macron hails ‘frank’ talks with Putin in Russia

French President Emmanuel Macron hailed "direct and frank" talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after the pair discussed Syria, Ukrai ...
Taiwan Scrambles Jets as Chinese Bombers Buzz Island

Taiwan Scrambles Jets as Chinese Bombers Buzz Island

Taiwan’s air force scrambled aircraft Friday as Chinese bombers flew around the self-ruled island, just a few hours after Taiwan vowed not to be cowed ...