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Months Into War, Ukraine Refugees Slow to Join EU Workforce

Liudmyla Chudyjovych used to have a career as a lawyer in Ukraine and big plans for the future. That was before the Russian invasion forced the 41-year-old to put her daughter's safety first and leave both her job and home behind.Since fleeing the town...

UN provides more details on peacekeeper violence in DR Congo

UNITED NATIONS— The United Nations provided more details on a fatal incident on Sunday that involved UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).The peacekeepers returning from leave to the DRC killed two civilians after initially bei...

Kenya commences shipment of fresh avocados to Chinese market

NAIROBI— The first batch of fresh avocados grown in Kenya and destined for the Chinese market was flagged off Tuesday at a ceremony attended by senior government officials, diplomats, and industry executives.Kenya became the first African country to ex...

Tanzanian, Zambian leaders agree to revive TAZARA railway

DAR ES SALAAM— Tanzania and Zambia agreed to mobilize resources to revive the TAZARA railway to make it modern and vibrant.Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan said the agreement to revive TAZARA was reached when she held talks with visiting Zambian...

Republic of Congo president’s party wins 111 of 151 seats

BRAZZAVILLE— Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s party won 111 seats in the 151-member National Assembly after two rounds of legislative elections, according to official results announced Tuesday.The polls were marked by a low turnout, a...

Swiss Re: Natural Disaster Losses Hit $72 bn in First Half 2022

Total economic losses caused by natural disasters hit an estimated $72 billion in the first half of 2022, fueled by storms and floods, Swiss reinsurance giant Swiss Re estimated Tuesday.Though the figure is lower than the $91 billion estimate for the f...

Polls Show Former PM Leading Kenyan Presidential Race

One week before voting, an opinion poll on Kenya’s presidential election shows former prime minister Raila Odinga in front by six percentage points over Deputy President William Ruto.In the survey released Tuesday by the Ipsos group, 47% of respondents...