WASHINGTON/BOSTON - Several power utilities say they face a barrage of cyber attacks on their critical systems, a report by two Democratic lawmakers found echoing warnings from the Obama administration that foreign hackers were trying to bring down the U.S. power grid.
Recent Africa News
NAIROBI, May 21 - Kenyan world 5,000 and 10,000 metres gold medallist Vivian Cheruiyot said on Tuesday she will not defend her titles at the Moscow world athletics championships in August.
NAIROBI, May 21 - Banks in Kenya are making a long-awaited effort to share information about which borrowers are reliable, a move that should make it easier for sound businesses to get cheaper loans.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Two days of clashes between Congo's army and rebel fighters near the eastern city of Goma have killed at least 19 people, threatening an uneasy six-month peace just days before a scheduled visit by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
MOMBASA, May 21 - The future of east Africa's only oil refinery could be decided next week when a report is due on whether to upgrade the aging Kenyan plant or turn it into a storage facility, the country's energy regulator said on Tuesday.
CAPE TOWN - Ten striking South African miners were taken to hospital on Tuesday after being hit by rubber bullets, police said, as labour strife spread ahead of mid-year pay negotiations.