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22st September Newspapers Headlines Review

The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has reported that more than 300,000 children have died and over one million pushed out of school in 12 years of an insurgency in Nigeria’s North East region.

With kerosene and cooking gas prices having risen sharply over recent months, many poor households that had switched to using cooking gas are scrambling back to their jikos, which has increased demand for charcoal and in turn pushed up its price.

The project, an initiative of the Kenya Red Cross Society and the Kenyans for Kenya Steering Committee, was commissioned in July 2013 and sought to build community resilience and enhance food security.

Justice Nzioki Wa Makau found it was unconstitutional for the government to appoint Mary Waithigieni Chege, Zachariah Karenge Mungai and Ronald Ndirangu Ndegwa as members of the Nairobi Metropolitan Transport Authority (Namata) board.

Kenyan roads are getting more dangerous, with the latest data showing the number of deaths recorded this year to have increased to a high of 3,212 up from 2,560 at the same time last year

The High Court has lifted orders freezing accounts held by South Sudan Cabinet Minister Martin Elia Lomuro after an out-of-court settlement with the Assets Recovery Agency.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma, recently granted medical parole, on Tuesday failed to appear in court for the resumption of a graft trial, as prosecutors argued ill health did not justify his absence.

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