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South Sudan peace talks to resume this week

By Frederic Musisi. The second phase of the High Level Revitalization Forum on the South Sudan peace talks is scheduled to start on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. This has been confirmed by Margaret Kafeero the head of public diplomacy at the ministry of foreign affairs who says the state minister for international …

Kenyatta- Odinga coalition take shape

By Samuel Ssebuliba. Kenya’s opposition leader RailaOdinga has supported President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four agenda meant to revamp the economy and vowed to rally his MPs behind it. He also announced an end to the boycott of products of companies that Nasa claimed played a role in last year’s disputed elections. The boycott, dubbed #Resist campaign, …

WhatsApp banning under-16s in Europe

Popular messaging service WhatsApp is banning under-16s from using its platform in the European Union. Users must currently be at least 13, but the firm is changing the rules ahead of the introduction of new EU data privacy regulations in May. The app, which is owned by Facebook, will ask users to confirm their age when prompted …