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Kenya launches nationwide airborne geophysical survey

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (R, front) listens to an introduction during the official unveiling of the Joint National and Resource Mapping (JNAM) projects in Nairobi, Kenya, June 21, 2022. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the final report on Tuesday nationwide airborne geophysical survey and inaugurated seven other groundbreaking projects that provide current and comprehensive geospatial […]

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Nigeria qualify for 2023 U17 Africa Cup of Nations

After reaching the final of the Wafu-Ufoa Zone B qualifiers, the Golden Eaglets will compete in the biennial African Youth Tournament next year. Nigeria have qualified for the 2023 U17 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Ivory Coast 3-1 in the semi-final of the Wafu-Ufoa Zone B qualifiers played on Tuesday night. A brace from […]

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Kenya: Farmers test ‘smart’ fences to curb elephant invasions

Francis Kamau owns a large farm in the beautiful plains of Laikipia County in Kenya. Every year, as he prepares his land for the next harvest season, a nagging question refuses to leave his mind: “Will my crop survive an elephant attack?” » Kamau, who lives in Mathira village near Laikipia West Reserve, continues to […]

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Bissouma signing: Fans think Tottenham’s win is Arsenal’s loss

Fans believe the Gunners are the biggest ‘losers’ after the Mali midfielder opted for north London rivals Spurs. Fans online feel Tottenham Hotspur have secured themselves a gem after the signing of Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma who joined them on Friday from Premier League rivals Brighton & Hove Albion. Bissouma has been the subject of […]

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Kenya upgrades its ‘Silicon Savannah’ pull card

Kenya’s ecosystem of tech startups – among the hottest on the continent – is looking to attract even more interest abroad as the country launches an international financial hub and giant tech companies renew their interest in the ” Silicon Savannah” from East Africa. The Nairobi International Financial Center is set to officially launch in […]

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There is power in the community stories we tell – Kenya

By Corazon (Corrie) Mwende The responsibility that rests with us, as humanitarian and human rights communicators, is integral to the work of reforming socio-economic development policies and influencing public opinion on humanitarian emergencies, particularly when a story is told in collaboration with the media. In 2007/08, a group of bloggers and software developers who had […]

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ANALYSIS: The road has not been traveled – conflicting data threatens Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s infrastructure narrative

In his closing address on a national holiday on June 1, 2022, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta checked what he said were his most significant accomplishments in office. Kenyatta will step down after the August elections, having served the constitutional maximum of two terms. The development of infrastructure was one of the main objectives of his […]

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Big tech wins battle for Kenyan talent, June 2022 — Quartz Africa Weekly — Quartz

Hi Quartz Africa readers, I’ve spent most of this week thinking about why artificial intelligence (AI) treats Africans and people of color unfairly. First, I searched Google Images for “ear” and almost all of the results were white skin tones. I repeated the search with “leg” and only white legs came up. Technology has always […]

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Google Hustle Academy for Business in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

In an effort to help businesses grow, Google organized the Hustle Academy to empower businesses and propel them to the next level. The completely free Google Hustle Academy will include experts who will conduct live training sessions virtually; therefore, all you need is appropriate technology to support your participation in the program, a stable internet […]

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Kenya: Omanyala aims for 24-year-old championship record and gold medal in African Athletics Championship final

Nairobi – African record holder Ferdinand Omanyala will line up from lane 6 on Thursday afternoon in the men’s 100m final as he seeks his first ever major title at the African Athletics Championship in Mauritius. Omanyala was second to none as he sailed literally winning his heat in 10.05 seconds and the semi-finals in […]

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Kenya: FC Talanta shows up but Gor spanks them to end the season in style

Nairobi – After boycotting last weekend’s Premier League title duel FKF in pursuit of Kakamega Homeboyz, FC Talanta showed up on Wednesday only to be slapped 2-1 by season-ending Gor Mahia in beauty. The game was postponed after Gor refused to travel to Kakamega last month where Talanta won the game, citing the inability to […]

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“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV program on KTN and NTV Kenya and Uganda – Eighth episode focuses on that sustainability is a shared responsibility

Merck Foundation (https://Merck-Foundation.com)the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has released the eighth episode of its television program ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ on Saturday, June 4, 2022 on KTN, Kenya, repeated on all Wednesday and also Sunday June 5 on NTV, Uganda, rebroadcast every Thursday. “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” also airs on GH […]

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Merck Foundation on KTN Kenya and NTV Uganda with their program “Our Africa” 8th episode which emphasizes sustainability

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and Nairobi, Kenya – Business Wire India Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany broadcast the eighth episode of its TV program “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” on Saturday, June 4, 2022 on KTN, Kenya, rebroadcast every Wednesday as well as Sunday June 5 on NTV, Uganda, rebroadcast every Thursday. […]

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Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Files For Divorce From Wife Rainbow

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MAY 27: Executive producer Kenya Barris (R) and Dr. Rainbow Edwards-Barris attend the 8th Annual Television Academy Honors at Montage Beverly Hills on May 27, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images) Michael Tullberg/Getty Kenya Barris is ending her marriage to ex-wife Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris after being […]

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Comedian Eddie Butita set to tie the knot soon, date reveals

Talented stand-up comedian Eddie Butita is about to marry the love of his life. The popular Churchill Show comedian has kept his relationship under wraps for some time now, with speculation mounting that he is no longer in a romantic relationship with fellow buffoon Mammito Eunice. Speculation was further sparked after Mammito dumped the dude […]

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Ivy Namu shows off her baby bump (Photo)

Media personality Willis Raburu and his wife Ivy Namu will soon receive their bundle of joy. Taking to their Instagram, the pair announced the happy news with an exquisite photo shoot that revealed Namu’s protruding baby bump. Ivy ‘Namu’ Namulindwa stepped into the limelight a few months ago after Citizen TV news anchor Raburu introduced […]

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Kenyan Ayub Timbe wins third trophy after Buriram United win over Prachuap in League Cup

The 29-year-old Harambee star played for 78 minutes as Castle Thunder ended the season with another trophy in Thailand Kenya international Ayub Timbe concluded the season with his third trophy after Buriram United beat Prachuap 4-0 in a one-sided Thai League Cup final at Leo Stadium on Sunday. Prior to the match, the 29-year-old had […]

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Another bad show for Kenya 7s in London after three defeats: The Standard

KCB’s Elphas Artur jumps over Blak Blad player Douglas Bengi during their Christie 7s match at the RFUEA Ground yesterday. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Kenya Sevens’ poor showing at the World Rugby Seven Series continued yesterday at the London Sevens after two defeats saw them knocked out of the Main Cup quarter-finals. Shujaa lost their Group […]

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What to expect at the Kenya Air Force Spectacular Air Show Festival at Uhuru Gardens [Video]

The air show, led by the Kenya Air Force, will feature demonstrations of military and civilian aerobatic capabilities aimed at engaging and entertaining the public. “You are all invited to witness this spectacular spectacle of scintillating aerobatics by Kenya Air Force jets and extreme maneuvers by a variety of helicopters in their inventory. The Kenya […]

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Kenya Airforce invites Kenyans to a one-of-a-kind air show festival

The air show, led by the Kenya Air Force, will feature demonstrations of military and civilian aerobatic capabilities aimed at engaging and entertaining the public. “You are all invited to witness this spectacular spectacle of scintillating aerobatics by Kenya Air Force jets and extreme maneuvers by a variety of helicopters in their inventory. The Kenya […]

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Christian religious fundamentalism in Kenya; What do we know about this?

[Courtesy: Twitter] An empirical approach to the study of religion and religiosity has yet to take root in Kenya. This is why the study we conducted to explore the association between religious fundamentalism and attitudes towards sexual and gender minorities among religious leaders in Kenyaand now published in the Journal of Pastoral Psychology, is so […]

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Kenya: the creation and rupture of Nick Mwendwa

The president of the Kenya Football Federation officially left office at the end of November. But the dark clouds that followed him still cast their shadow over the sport in the country. “I can’t say that Nick Mwendwa was a victim of his own success, but rather [he was] a product of his failures,” said […]

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From Tibet to Kenya, how people welcome guests in different countries

Tibet has a unique gesture to welcome its guests. Some gestures, appreciated by one, can be unkind to another. People all over the world have their unique gestures to welcome their guests. Some touch their feet, some hug them warmly, while others kiss them on the back of their hands. It shows their own culture […]

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Kenyan Wanyama reveals how he ended up in his underwear after CF Montreal win over Charlotte FC

The 30-year-old midfielder sparked a lot of debate on social media after he was seen running through the tunnel without his jersey and shorts. Former Kenyan international Victor Wanyama has come out to explain why he was spotted without his jersey and shorts after CF Montreal beat Charlotte FC 2-0 in a Major Soccer League […]

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NYPR appoints Kenya Young Senior Vice President of WNYC Studios

WNYC Studios announced today that Kenya Young has been appointed to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of WNYC Studios, part of New York Public Radio. Young will oversee a portfolio that includes The New Yorker Radio Hour, The Takeaway with Melissa Harris-Perry, The United States of Anxiety with Kai Wright, Death, Sex […]

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Kenya secures 310 million shillings in Japanese funding to boost forests

Economy Kenya secures 310 million shillings in Japanese funding to boost forests President Uhuru Kenyatta with State Ambassador of Japan to Kenya Ken Okaniwa at State House, Nairobi. PICTURES | PSCU By Edna MwendaMore from this author Summary The money, through the United Nations Development Program, will be used in the ecosystems of Elgeyo Marakwet, […]

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Kenyan police seized 98 illegally owned firearms in 2021 – Report

Nairobi – Security agencies repossessed 98 illegally owned firearms in 2021, up from 167 in 2020, a new report released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) has revealed. The 2022 economic study released on Thursday shows that of the total number of firearms recovered, 64 were rifles, 27 were pistols and 7 of […]

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Kenyan Police Seized 98 Illegally Held Firearms in 2021: Report » Capital News

Nairobi, Kenya, May 6 – Security agencies repossessed 98 illegally owned firearms in 2021, up from 167 in 2020, a new report released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) has revealed. The 2022 economic study released on Thursday shows that of the total number of firearms recovered, 64 were rifles, 27 were pistols […]

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How Kenya’s economy fared in 2021, survey finds

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics reports that the country’s economy grew by 7.5% in 2021. [File, Standard] Kenya’s economy rebounded in 2021 compared to 2020, with most sectors registering significant improvement. The 2022 economic survey shows that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) fell from a negative 0.3% in 2020 to 7.5% in 2021. […]

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Pressure for Kenya Power as power generation hits record high

Kenya Power Offices, Nairobi [Photo: Courtesy] Kenya Power is facing an increased burden of paying for unused electricity after power generators ramped up production to the highest level in a single month. Data from the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra) shows that power generators such as KenGen increased their supply to Kenya Power to […]

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Kenya honors former President Kibaki with state funeral

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyans paid their last respects to former President Mwai Kibaki at a state funeral service on Friday attended by African leaders. Kibaki, whose death was announced last Friday, has been hailed by Kenya’s current leaders as a respected statesman. He was 90 years old. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, in his tribute on […]

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Mwai Kibaki, the man who embodied the tragedy of Kenya | Opinions

Predictably, the death of Mwai Kibaki, Kenya’s third president, has drawn much comment. There were the usual hagiographical tributes from politicians and journalists, touting him as “the gentleman of Kenyan politics”, praising his stewardship of the country’s economy as finance minister and president, as well as his supposed integrity. But, and this is quite rare, […]

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RHOA: Kenya Moore shares Brandon Armstrong friendship update

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Kenya the most developed, but also the biggest polluter

Traffic jam along Lang’ata road on February 22, 2022. [Boniface Okendo, Standard] Kenya generated the largest share of carbon emissions between 2000 and 2017 in the region, while Tanzania and Ethiopia recorded the highest growth in emissions. A report titled “Emissions Accounting and Drivers in East African Countries”, published in Science Direct, indicates that carbon […]

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Did an electric bus catch fire on Karen Road in Kenya?

A video shows an electric-powered BasiGo bus catching fire on Karen Road in Kenya. The context This video is real, but the way it was captioned on social media was misleading. The bus was powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). It was not an electric vehicle (EV). Also, it happened in Italy, not in Kenya. […]

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Kenya Barris talks about leaving Netflix for Paramount – The Hollywood Reporter

Kenya Barris left her nine-figure, multi-year Netflix contract last year – before it ended – for another lucrative deal at ViacomCBS (now Paramount Global). The move echoed his 2018 decision to leave his longtime home at Disney, where he clashed with executives over his ABC comedy. Blackishfor Netflix. Barris doesn’t regret any of those decisions, […]

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Damaris Muthee Mutua killed in Kenya, police search for her boyfriend

A medal-winning young Olympian was killed over the weekend, becoming the second runner to die in the city in the past six months. A Kenyan-born Bahraini athlete was found dead in her native country on Tuesday, an incident that has rekindled memories of the murder last year of record-breaking long-distance runner Agnes Tirop in the […]

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Another female athlete has been killed in Kenya, police say

by: MUTWIRI MUTUOTA, Associated Press Post : April 19, 2022 / 4:44 PM MDT Update: April 19, 2022 / 4:44 PM MDT NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another runner has been killed in the high-altitude Kenyan training town of Iten and a search is underway for the athlete’s boyfriend, police said Tuesday. Damaris Muthee Mutua, a […]

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Kenya Barris and Courtney Lilly on Ending – The Hollywood Reporter

[This story contains spoilers for the series finale of ABC’s Black-ish.] The Johnson family moves out and moves on. After eight seasons on ABC, Blackish said goodbye on Tuesday with an episode that ushered the show’s family into new phases of their lives: Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross) decide to sell their […]

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kenya Moore, drops her role as the show’s “villain” in season 14

Season 14 of the Real Housewives of Atlanta is on the horizon, but it won’t be the same sight as before. Longtime alums Cynthia Bailey and Porsha Williams announced they were leaving to pursue other projects, so the Bravo Network in turn had to do some serious recruiting. The biggest difference, however, might surprise some […]

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Poison, Persecution and People: Why Kenya’s Raptors Are Disappearing | Birds

Darcy Ogada now rarely sees raptors from his home in central Kenya. The birds were once a common sight in the industrial town of Thika, 40km north of Nairobi, but the area’s forests are rapidly declining and the few remaining raptor populations face the added threats of poisoning and persecution. “It’s a disaster,” says Ogada, […]

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Kenya’s popular secondary schools unveiled

Economy Kenya’s popular secondary schools revealed Tuesday, April 12, 2022 The main entrance to Nanyuki School. PICTURES | JOSEPH KANYI | NMG By LYNET IGADWAHMore from this author Summary Data from the Ministry of Education shows that the school attracted 156,003 candidates from among the 2021 KCPE exam takers against an absorption capacity of 480. […]

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Kenya’s already fragile elections now face a dangerous new enemy: big tech platforms | Odanga Madung

Jn August, tens of millions of Africans will turn their attention to the general elections in Kenya. Kenya’s recent history features hotly contested, at times violent, elections in which candidates and their allies have used tribal politics to pit people against each other. Yet, as this election approaches, one of the greatest dangers comes much […]

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Kenya holds first-ever all-female car rally to break prejudice

The event opened doors of hope for Kenyan women. (Credits: screenshot from Reuters video) Pilot Maxine Wahome and sailor Safina Khan, who beat the team sailed by Natasha Tundo by a narrow margin of 13 seconds to secure the winning position. Kenya successfully organized and held its first-ever all-women’s car rally championship on March 27 […]

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Kenya’s Jeptum breaks women’s course record en route to Paris Marathon victory

Judith Jeptum of Kenya broke the Paris marathon record while Deso Gelmisa of Ethiopia won the men’s race on Sunday in Paris. Jeptum completed the 42.2 kilometer race in two hours, 19 minutes and 48 seconds in freezing conditions with a temperature of 2°C at the start of the event. The 2021 Abu Dhabi Marathon […]

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Characteristics of HIV self-test users in Kenya, outcomes and factors associated with use: results from a population-based HIV impact assessment, 2018 | BMC Public Health

Among survey respondents who reported having been tested for HIV, we found that 4.0% reported having ever taken an HIV self-test. Comparatively, among those who had been tested for HIV in Malawi and Zimbabwe, 1.0% and 1.2%, respectively, said they had ever taken an HIV self-test in a population-based survey [21]. The results also showed […]

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Meta and Sama face legal action in Kenya over alleged poor working conditions – TechCrunch

Meta and Sama, its main sub-contractor for content moderation in Africa, face a lawsuit in Kenya over allegedly unsafe and unfair working conditions if they fail to respond to 12 demands on their working conditions. submitted. Nzili and Sumbi Advocates, the law firm representing Daniel Motaung, a former Sama employee who was fired for organizing […]

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US media expose on Kenyan police killings goes viral

An exposé by Media House, based in New York, Vice News, lifted the veil on a commando suspected of being behind the multiple disappearances and murders in various regions of the country. In the documentary, journalist Julia Steers sought to untangle the mysterious disappearances and the discovery of more than 26 bodies in the Yala […]

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Kenya’s central bank temporarily blocks Ecobank from currency trading

A general view shows the Central Bank of Kenya headquarters building along Haile Selassie Avenue in Nairobi, Kenya November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi NAIROBI, March 28 (Reuters) – Kenya’s central bank has banned Ecobank from carrying out foreign exchange transactions in the East African country between March 29 and April 4 as part of a […]

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Kenya: Equity becomes the most popular banking brand for women in Kenya

Nairobi – Equity has become the most popular Kenyan banking brand among Kenyan women according to an IPSOS survey that sampled 1,000 adult women from the country’s eight former provinces. Overall, Equity ranked fourth after Safaricom, Mpesa and Airtel. The survey aimed to provide Kenyan businesses with scientific information on women’s preferences and how they […]

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Garden Spot Village residents and staff reflect on their trip to Kenya, where they met students they sponsor | faith and values

It wasn’t business, family or vacation that brought the residents and staff of Garden Spot Village and Communities to Nairobi, Kenya. These travelers – aged between 40 and 81 – crossed the Atlantic Ocean as part of Garden Spot Village’s Travel With Purpose team. The reason: to visit young students they have supported in a […]

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Equity emerges as most popular banking brand for women in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 26 – Equity has become the most popular Kenyan banking brand among Kenyan women according to an IPSOS survey that sampled 1,000 adult women from the country’s eight former provinces. Overall, Equity ranked fourth after Safaricom, Mpesa and Airtel. The survey aimed to provide Kenyan businesses with scientific information on women’s preferences […]

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William Ruto, the presidential candidate taking on Kenya’s political dynasties

The party’s recent nomination of Vice President William Samoei Ruto as its presidential candidate sets the stage for a close race in Kenya’s elections scheduled for early August. Ruto, 55, is the leader of the newly formed and largest United Democratic Alliance party Keunder the Kwanza (Kenya First). His main rival is Raila Odinga, 77, […]

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Our file shows that Nnamdi Kanu is still in Kenya, according to the Kenyan government

The Kenyan government has denied its involvement in the arrest and extradition of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).In a letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s office, dated September 29, 2021, he noted that Kanu had not been allowed to leave the country. “According to our records under the PISCES […]

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Secret filming reveals filth in Kenya’s transport sector

Accident victims, Mombasa Communication Director Richard Chacha and Chairman of the Road Association of Kenya David Njoroge Kiarie [BBC] The latest crash statistics released by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) show that 2021 saw the highest number of reported fatalities in five years. During the year, the number of people killed on Kenyan […]

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Kenya ranked 28th most unhappy country in new UN report

News Kenya ranked 28th most unhappy country in new UN report Sunday, March 20, 2022 By CONSTANT MUNDAMore from this author Summary The annual World Happiness Report ranks Kenya 119th out of 146 countries for global happiness, barely unchanged from 121st out of 149 countries surveyed in 2021. The findings of the 10th report of […]

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Over a million condoms and mosquito nets disappear in new scam in Kenya

More than 1,000,000 condoms, 908,000 mosquito nets and tuberculosis drugs worth 10 million shillings ($87,000) disappeared from a warehouse run by the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa). They were allegedly stolen and resold on the black market and to private pharmacies, according to the United Nations Global Fund to Fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria. “Kemsa […]

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Kenyan Ruto is aiming for the presidency and does not swear to “debt slavery”

William Ruto, Kenya’s vice president and presidential candidate under the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party, addresses a campaign rally ahead of the upcoming elections in the Karen ward of Nairobi, Kenya on January 18 2022. REUTERS/Baz Ratner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The vice-president facing opposition leader Odinga Condemns skyrocketing debt […]

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Kenya worries about Chinese imports

People who make products by hand in Kenya, called artisans, are worried about competition from similar products from China. Thousands of people are known to make items which they sell at a large market in Nairobi. Njoroge Macharia makes stoves, known as jikos in the local language, Swahili. He said similar stoves from China were […]

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Tweets in South Africa and Kenya at the start of covid revealed ‘strong racial fear’ — Quartz Africa

The first recorded cases of covid-19 in South Africa and Kenya in March 2020 sparked a maelstrom of tweets reflecting some people’s fears and anxieties about the virus, as well as highlighting other deep-rooted prejudices . “Imagine dying of a disease overseas when you don’t even have a #COVID19SouthAfrica passport,” one user tweeted. “So you […]

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Kenyan President Kenyatta supports his former rival Odinga in the polls | News

The move comes weeks after the two leaders’ parties joined forces ahead of August’s general election. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has endorsed his former rival for the country’s top job, weeks after their parties joined forces ahead of presidential and legislative elections in August. “We have chosen Raila Odinga, without any opposition, to be Kenya’s […]

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Kenya lifts remaining COVID restrictions – SABC News

Kenya on Friday lifted its remaining COVID-19 restrictions, including a ban on large domestic gatherings such as religious services and a requirement to present a negative COVID-19 test for arriving air passengers. Although Kenyans should continue to adhere to public health measures such as hand washing and social distancing, face masks are no longer mandatory […]

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Kenya: Women landowners remain few despite reforms

Nairobi — The number of women who own land in Kenya remains low, despite constitutional reforms that have granted them equal property rights. John Mwaura, the managing director of Finsco Africa, while admitting that the number of women buying land and houses has increased, he identified a gap in the ratio of male to female […]

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Women landowners in Kenya remain low despite reforms

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 11 – The number of women owning land in Kenya remains low, despite constitutional reforms that have given them equal property rights. John Mwaura, the managing director of Finsco Africa, while admitting that the number of women buying land and houses has increased, he identified a gap in the ratio of male […]

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Kenya lifts mask mandate – Reuters

By ANGELA OKETCH Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe, said on Thursday that the wearing of face masks in open public places had been lifted and full in-person worship for those vaccinated had been restored. However, CS encouraged the use of masks and adherence to social distancing rules in all indoor spaces. He also […]

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Marc Daly takes his ex Kenya Moore back to divorce court

Credit: Vince Flores/Startraksphoto Kenya Moore separated from her husband Marc Daly in 2019, just two years after they got married. In 2021, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star filed for divorce. The exes share a three-year-old daughter, brooklynand Kenya now has primary custody (after a nasty custody battle that lasted several months). Based on legal […]

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Chinese imports overtake local products from Kenya

Nairobi— Kenyan artisans say they are losing market for their products to Chinese imports. According to artisans, the high quality and low prices of products made in China put them at a disadvantage. Jua kali, popularly known in Kenya as handicrafts such as tool or textile making, has been the livelihood of more than 7,000 […]

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‘Inadequate’ security led to 3 American deaths in Kenya attack, report says

Shabab fighters then fired rockets at a plane on the tarmac. It burst into flames, killing the pilots, who were both American contractors, General Basham said. Dustin Harrison, 47, and Bruce Triplett, 64, were two experienced pilots with L3 Technologies, a Pentagon contractor who flew surveillance and reconnaissance missions around the world. At the press […]

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Scathing Reports Reveal US Military Failures in 2020 Kenya Attack

Washington— Military investigations found that poor leadership, inadequate training and a “culture of complacency” among U.S. forces undermined efforts to repel a 2020 attack by militants in Kenya that killed three Americans, a source told Reuters. the Associated Press of US officials familiar with the investigations prior to publication. conclusions, expected Thursday. Two military reviews […]

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Are Cynthia Bailey and Kenya Moore still friends after RHUGT?

When the Real Housewives from across the franchise landed in the Turks and Caicos Islands to The Real Housewives Girls Ultimate Journey, there were a lot of good times for the group – but there was also some drama. While the skies may have been sunny, there were definitely times when things were sketchy for […]

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Moderna will build a facility in Kenya

NAIROBI— US biotech company Moderna has announced plans to build a $500 million vaccine production facility in Kenya. Once built, the facility will produce around half a billion doses of vaccines per year, including vaccines against COVID-19 and HIV. Health experts say the facility supported by the United States and the African Union will help […]

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Four people die of yellow fever in Kenya

Published on: 03/07/2022 – 16:44Amended: 03/07/2022 – 16:42 Nairobi (AFP) – An outbreak of yellow fever, an acute and contagious viral disease, has claimed four lives in Kenya since it was first detected in January, the health ministry said on Monday. The cases were reported in the pastoral and remote county of Isiolo, some 270 […]

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Three dead: Kenya declares yellow fever epidemic

Kenya has declared a yellow fever outbreak after three people died in Isiolo County and 15 others recovered in hospital. revealed that the first case was detected on January 12, 2022 and has since been listed in Merti and Garbatulla sub-counties of Isiolo, reads a statement from Chief Health Officer Dr. Patrick Amoth, dated of […]

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COVID-19: Moderna to manufacture vaccines in Kenya

Bengaluru- Moderna Inc. announced on Monday that it would set up a manufacturing plant in Kenya, its first in Africa, to produce messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines, including COVID-19 injections. Moderna said it plans to invest around $500 million in the Kenyan facility and supply up to 500 million doses of mRNA vaccines to the continent […]

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Kenya and Zimbabwe have been suspended from world football: what happens next

Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu, University of Texas at Tyler Kenya and Zimbabwe have both been suspended by world football’s governing body, FIFA, over government interference in the operations of national football federations. Nairobi and Harare dissolved their federations late last year and replaced them with government-appointed officials. The suspension, overshadowed for now by Russia’s dramatic […]

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62 elephants die of starvation in Kenya

Kenya lost 62 elephants last year in five months to drought even as the wildlife ministry prepared to build watersheds in national parks to avert more deaths. Addressing parliament, Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said the elephants were lost between August and December 2021. “From August to December, 62 elephants died due to […]

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Kenya’s ruling party teams up with opposition ahead of elections

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said his party had joined an opposition coalition ahead of presidential and legislative elections in August. This file photo taken on October 30, 2017 shows Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the National Counting Center in Bomas of Kenya. Photo: AFP NAIROBI – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday his party […]

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Kenya’s ruling party joins opposition coalition for presidential bid

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday his party had joined an opposition coalition ahead of August’s presidential and parliamentary elections in a bid to cleanse politics of “crooks”. The announcement came after Kenyatta’s designated successor, William Ruto, who wants to run for president, was sacked from the ruling Jubilee party. “I heard someone say […]