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Equity Bank Kenya CEO: Digital currencies can complement mobile money

Digital currencies can complement the mobile money system in Kenya and allow the country to leapfrog many developed countries, the CEO of the country’s largest commercial bank has asserted. James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Group Holdings Plc, shared his thoughts on the future of digital currencies in the East African …

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Kenya’s current account deficit widens to 5.3% year on year

By George Mwangi Special for Dow Jones Newswires NAIROBI – Kenya’s current account deficit is expected to widen to 5.3% of gross domestic product in the 12 months to March, from 4.7% of GDP in the same period. the previous year, the country’s central bank announced on Friday. “The wider …

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Kenya records 47 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths

Covid-19 positivity rate now stands at 2.1% after 47 people tested positive for the disease, out of a sample of 2,248 people tested in the past 24 hours. Of the cases, 35 are Kenyans while 12 are foreigners. 26 men and 21 women. The youngest is 4 and 2 years …

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FlexPay in Kenya Raises Undisclosed Funds to Accelerate Growth

A Kenyan online and offline payment gateway startup, FlexPay, has announced that it has raised an undisclosed funding round from the Cairo Angels Syndicate Fund to accelerate its growth. The undisclosed funding was confirmed by Richard Machomba, founder and CEO of FlexPay in a statement seen by Ripples Nigeria on …

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Why Moses Wetang’ula can rest easy in Kenya Kwanza’s electric range

Ford Kenya Party leader Moses Wetangula addressing Kenya Kwanza Alliance delegates. [David Gichuru, Standard] Even as political rivals throw barbs at a power-sharing deal struck by Kenya Kwanza coalition leaders, Ford-Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula stands out from the rest as one with the bait the safer. Born on September 13, …

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Why Martha Karua stands out in Raila’s run for MP

By Otieno Otieno Kenya’s former Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Martha Karua has emerged as a serious candidate for Raila Odinga’s vice-presidency ahead of the May 16 deadline for presidential candidates to submit names to the electoral commission . Ms Karua, a veteran of Kenya’s pro-democracy movements of the 1990s, …

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Kenya Revenue Authority spies on online chats to fight fraud — Quartz Africa

There is outrage across Kenya after the country’s Revenue Authority announced on May 11 that it planned to start data extraction from digital devices in order to fight against tax and financial fraud. In a software vendor tender notice, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) calls for an app that should …

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Motorcycle registrations up 16% in Kenya in 2021

Motorcycle sales in Kenya grew by 15.6% in 2021. This follows impressive growth of 17.4% in the lockdown-hit 2020, according to the latest Economic survey from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). Motorcycle registrations increased from 246,705 units in 2020 to 285,203 units in 2021. The number of motorcycles …

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EU to mobilize 400 billion shillings to support Kenya’s green transition

It’s Europe Day again. This day marks the origins of the European Union as a peace project in Europe. The EU aims to contribute to peace and security and to the sustainable development of the Earth (Article 2 of the EU Lisbon Treaty). It is the EU’s achievements in this …

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Kenya Power Fixed Internet Services Coming Soon

Image courtesy of TechTrendsKE Electric utility company Kenya Power aspires to become one of Kenya’s largest internet service providers. The company plans to offer business customers Internet and electricity as a package. This will be after running pilot tests with larger users. Statistics show that Kenya Power had 8.59 million …

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Kenya: Economy grew by 7.5% in 2021 – Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Nairobi — Kenya’s economy grew by 7.5% in 2021, compared to a contraction of 0.3% in 2020, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics has revealed. KNBS says growth has been boosted by the recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. All economic activities recorded positive growth except for agriculture …

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Kenya: Sakaja the most preferred candidate in Nairobi with 23%, Igathe 15% in the Tifa poll

Nairobi – With less than 100 days to go until the general election, 53% of Nairobians do not know which candidate they will be voting for as governor in the August 9 elections, according to a new poll by Trends and Insights Africa (TIFA). According to the report, Johnson Sakaja …

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Registrar allows 38 Kenyans to run for president as independents

With just 100 days left until the August 9 general election, Registrar of Political Parties, Anne Nderitu, has confirmed that the presidential race is more crowded than reported by the media. Speaking in an interview with local media on Sunday May 1, Nderitu announced that a total of 38 candidates …

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Kenyan Politician, Nigerians Bought 5 Billion Shillings Bitcoin in Two Months

Economy Kenyan Politician, Nigerians Bought 5 Billion Shillings Bitcoin in Two Months Friday, April 29, 2022 By BRIAN WASUNAMore from this author & By ADONIJAH NDEGEMore from this author Summary Three Nigerians linked to 25.6 billion shillings who were transferred to Kenya between October and November 2020 bought Bitcoin worth …

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Hilton Hotel closes operations in Kenya after 53 years

Companies Hilton Hotel closes operations in Kenya after 53 years Thursday, April 28, 2022 Hilton Hotel, Nairobi. PICTURES | PHOEBE OKALL | NMG By BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author Summary The hotel, which is 40.57% government-owned, pointed to other factors beyond Covid-19 for the planned closure after more than 50 …

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Kenya: President Kenyatta congratulates Macron on his re-election

Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on his re-election to a second term. President Macron, 44, beat his far-right rival Marie Le Pen by garnering more than 58% of the popular vote in Sunday’s runoff. In his congratulatory message, President Kenyatta called his French …

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Kenyan energy company drills another geothermal well in Ethiopia

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) The Kenyan electricity production company (KenGen) announced on Friday that it had completed the drilling of the seventh geothermal well in Ethiopia. KenGen was drilling wells 3,000 meters deep under a contract for the Aluto-Langano geothermal project for state-owned Ethiopia Electric Power (EEP). “I must …

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Kenya appoints blue economy envoy

By AGGREY MUTAMBO Kenya on Friday appointed a special envoy for maritime affairs and the blue economy, signaling renewed attention for an initially overlooked regional official. Ms. Nancy Karigithu, former PS for Maritime Affairs, will take on the new role which will also develop policy for the use of Kenya‘s …

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Kenya’s latest take on electoral hate speech raises more questions than answers

The election campaign period in Kenya is usually hectic for statutory body who keeps tabs on inflammatory rhetoric on political platforms and the media. This is hardly surprising for a public watchdog formed in response to the 2007 post-election violence in which more than 1,100 people were killed. Both sides …

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KeNHA resolves damage to lower road of Nairobi highway ahead of launch

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has given way on the lower Nairobi highway route after concerns were raised over its damage. In an interview with Capital FMKeNHA’s deputy director of corporate communications, Samwel Kumba, confirmed that repairs would be carried out on the lower road ahead of President Uhuru …

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Mapping experts from Kenya and Tanzania meet on border demarcation

By APOLINARI TAÏRO A team of land officials and mapping experts from Tanzania and Kenya inspected the common territorial boundary delimiting the Serengeti National Park and the Maasai Mara Game Reserve. Land officials from the two countries have been meeting at the border since Tuesday this week regarding the border …

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Does the video show a mermaid found in Kenya?

Stories of mermaid sightings date back nearly 7,000 years. While sea captains may have confused manatees (or even whale penises) with all sorts of mythical sea beasts, the legend of the mermaid has continued into the modern age through image editing. digital images, bad “science documentaries”, art sculptures and misidentified …

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Kenya needs a new framework to finance adaptation to climate change

Urgent action is needed to build the resilience and adaptive capacities of sectors and communities. [David Gichuru, Standard] Kenya is experiencing a prolonged drought and it is becoming evident that climate change is now directly and significantly affecting local livelihoods. The country is only about 20% arable, making it highly …

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Kenyan climber joins first all-black team to attempt Everest

James Kagambi Kenyan mountaineer James Kagambi is one of a group of 10 climbers who want to make history in a sport little known for its diversity. The group hopes to be the first all-black team to climb Mount Everest. The other nine members of the team are Americans. About …

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Wanyama pleads for peace as Kenya marks International Sports Day : The standard Sports

FILE: Vice President William Ruto (C)Victor Wanyama (left) and his brother Macdonald Mariga (R) at Ruto’s at his official residence Karen. [photo courtesy] Former Harambee Stars Captain Victor Wanyama has called on Kenyan youth to avoid violence and promote peace as Kenya unites to mark the International Day of Sport …

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In Kenya, textiles have a second life

Download logo Every year, $460 billion worth of clothes that can still be worn are thrown away. Not only is it a waste of material, but experts say it also contributes unnecessarily to the climate crisis. The textile sector accounts for up to 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions. To …

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Four top Kenyan referees appointed to officiate in Africa Zone 3 Championships: The Standard

Heavyweight boxer Elly Ajowi. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Four top Kenyan referees have been appointed to officiate at the Africa Zone Three Boxing Championships to be held in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, from April 4-9. The quartet is led by Nairobi-based referees Nelson Otieno and Rebecca Wambui and will be …

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We have enough fuel for all Kenyans, says Kenya Pipeline Company

Motorists, including boda boda drivers, line up to refuel at the Shell gas station in the city of Kisii on March 31, 2022. [Sammy Omingo, Standard] The Kenya Pipeline Company said there was enough fuel to serve all Kenyans. This follows the fuel crisis which has hit many parts of …

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

Meta and Samaits main subcontractor for content moderation in Africa, face a lawsuit in Kenya for allegedly unsafe and unfair working conditions, if they do not respond to 12 demands on working conditions submitted to them. Nzili and Sumbi Advocates, the law firm representing Daniel Motaung, a former Sama employee …

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Kenya to receive Ksh 450 million seized in Jersey

The governments of Kenya and Jersey have signed an asset and recovery agreement which will see the return of Ksh 450 million in seized proceeds of corruption. The agreement was signed between Jersey Attorney General Mark Temple QC and Kenya’s High Commissioner to the UK Ambassador Manoah Esipisu. The funds …

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Kenyans in distress as the cost of living spirals

By JAMES ANYANZWA Kenyan households are facing financial difficulties after soaring commodity prices amid soaring inflationary pressure, a weaker shilling and rising temperatures ahead of the August 8 general election . AZA Finance analysts said high inflation due to rising global commodity prices weighed heavily on the local currency, which …

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Kenyan Billionaires You Didn’t Know Are Linked

The number of Kenyan businessmen joining the enviable list of billionaires continues to grow, with the majority making their fortunes in various sectors of the economy. The list involves a who-is-who across the gap with similar names appearing multiple times. Others, however, may not be easy to spot. However, unbeknownst …

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Kenya Cup champion Janet Okello lands Japanese transfer : The Standard Sports

Kenya Lionesses Janet Okello in action against Madagascar at the Sevens Solidarity Camp in Tunisia.[Courtesy] Kenya Lionesses star Janet ‘Shebesh’ Okello has joined Japanese women’s rugby club MIE Pearls. The experienced winger scored two tries as his Mwamba side edged out Impala Roans 15-11 to be crowned the inaugural Kenya …

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NOC-K partners with IHF and Kenya Handball Federation to launch training project

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Kenya receives $750 million boost to support post-pandemic economic transformation

In an effort to help accelerate Kenya’s ongoing inclusive and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the World Bank has approved a $750 million Development Policy Operation (DPO) that will help strengthen fiscal sustainability through reforms that contribute to greater transparency and the fight against corruption. The DPO is the …

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Multiple failures contributed to Kenya’s deadly 2020 Manda Bay attack

A Dash 8 Bomber during the al Shabaab attack on Manda Bay. Inadequate force protection, inadequate understanding of the threat, inadequate security force preparation and problems with mission command were some of the contributing factors that led to the deadly Al Shabaab attack in January 2020 against Manda Bay in …

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Arrested General Overseer Plans To Use 54 Marijuana Wraps During Kenya Crusade

The National Drug Enforcement Agency arrested the General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church, Reverend Ugochukwu Emmanuel Ekwem, at Murtala Muhammed International Airport with hard drugs. The preacher was arrested on his way to Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, for a three-week crusade. NDLEA spokesman Mr. Femi Babafemi, who made the …

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State-owned company Nock will import a third of Kenya’s petroleum products

National oil service station [Courtesy] The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (Nock) could be given a lifeline after the Ministry of Petroleum offered the company to import almost a third of all petroleum products consumed in the country. In a draft regulation, the loss-making state-owned marketing company will be allowed …

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Kenya among 13 countries set to dominate world trade

Kenya has been named among the 13 countries that will dominate world trade by 2030. In the Future of Trade 2030 A report released by Standard Chartered, a UK-based financial institution, indicated that Kenya is one of the countries that will be the main drivers of global export activity in …

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Kenya Moore Recommends This $17 Tool For “Pain-Free” Hair Removal

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships, so we may receive compensation for certain links to products and services. The stars of the real housewives franchises are known for many things, but their glam teams top the list. They are always fabulous and ready to shoot! It’s extravagant, and we love seeing …

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Wu Ashun scores four-stroke win at Kenya Open

Wu Ashun clinched victory at the Magical Kenya Open as a closing 65 gave him an emphatic four-stroke win in Nairobi. Ranking -16 Wu -12 Long, Cockerill, Laurent -11 Horsepower -10 Pavon, Gavins Report Wu Ashun clinched victory at the Magical Kenya Open as a closing 65 gave him an …

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Kenya Pipeline Company contains Kisumu oil spill » Capital News

KISUMU, Kenya, March 4 – The Kenya Pipeline Company has finally contained the oil spill that was detected along the Sinendet-Kisumu oil pipeline in the Kanyamedha region on Thursday. Pipeline Company chief executive Macharia Irungu said in a statement on Friday that the emergency response team was dispatched to the …

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Kenya Railways makes adjustments to SGR service

The Kenya Railways Corporation on Wednesday (March 2) announced adjustments to its Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) service following the closure of schools. In a statement seen by Kenyans.co.keKenya Railways has announced that it will add coaches to the Madaraka Express train to accommodate student traffic which is expected to increase. …

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Kenya: boost for fish traders after completion of 68 million shillings transshipment center

Busia — The Busia County Government, through the Departments of Infrastructure and Energy, the Governor’s Office and Agriculture and Fisheries, today inspected ongoing construction work at the cross-border fish transshipment market in Burumba district, Matayos sub-county. The project, which is a collaboration between the county government and the World Bank …

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Okutoyi: Kenya’s Grand Slam sensation flies to five-week competition in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia : The Standard Sports

Kenya’s Angela Okutoyi in action during the 2022 Australian Open Junior Championship at Melbourne Park, Australia. [Australian Open] The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOC-K) on Thursday offered 18-year-old junior professional tennis player Angela Okutoyi flight tickets and kits as she heads to a five-week tournament which begins on Friday …

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Construction of the Kenyan Community International Church nears completion

By Emily Riehl, for the Kent Reporter The Kenyan Community International Church is moving to its new building in Kent, which means great things for the congregation in terms of freedom and convenience for members. KCI Church has leased space at Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church in Seattle for about 20 …

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Kenya women’s hockey team qualify for Commonwealth games: The Standard Sports

Kenya’s hockey players at City Park Hockey Stadium will travel to Ghana to represent the country at the Africa Cup of Nations from January 17-23, 2022. January 13, 2022. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] The National Women’s Hockey Team has qualified for the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham from …

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Year of musicals celebrated by Kenyan theater

The winners with their prizes after the ceremony held at the National Theater of Kenya on February 17, 2022. [Standard] As the country cowered under the uncertainty caused by Covid-19 in 2021, musical theater has seen a resurgence as seen at this year’s Kenya Theater Awards. Thursday’s awards saw KCA …

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Magical Kenya Open is a great way to start the season, says Georgia Oboh | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Nigerian is 32nd as Henseleit retains his titleNigeria’s brightest light in international golf, Georgia Oboh, has described the just-concluded Magical Kenya Ladies Open as a great way to open the season, saying it gave her a taste of what’s next. wait in the circuit. Oboh, who finished in 32nd …

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Kenya is safe and open for business, President Kenyatta assures investors

Download logo President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured global investors that Kenya is open and safe for business. Speaking at the launch of celebrations marking Kenya’s National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai, President Kenyatta said his administration had put in place a legal framework for investments that provides adequate investor protection …

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Show Me The DMV Love – Kenyan and Princess McDuffie

“I couldn’t have done [it] without the support of Princess” Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5 council member and candidate for Attorney General. In the summer of 1995, the Kenyan and Princess McDuffie first met at a barbecue in the house where they now raise their family. The couple remember when the …

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92-year-old marks Queen’s platinum jubilee with eighth trip to Kenya where she became monarch

Many of the Queen’s subjects have paid tribute to the monarch’s longevity on the throne as she celebrates her Platinum Jubilee this year. But 92-year-old pensioner Ray Jones goes one step further by visiting the place where she learned her father, King George VI, had died and that she succeeded …

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The KUCCPS offer targets 95,757 Kenyans who passed the KCSE between 2000 and 2021

KUCCP, however, did not commit to sponsoring graduate students who did not enroll between 2000 and 2021. [File, Standard] The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) asked 95,757 Kenyans who took the KCSE between 2000 and 2021 and qualified for placement but did not register to apply for …

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Kenyatta Signals Jubilee-ODM Alliance, dismisses UDA defections as inconsequential

Nairobi – President Uhuru Kenyatta has given the clearest indication that the Jubilee Party will pull together all its arsenals to ensure its allies clinch power in the 2022 elections. Kenyatta aired his feelings days ahead of the planned political pact between Jubilee and the Orange Democratic Movement party at …

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NOC of Kenya organizes Agnes Tirop conference to discuss making sport safer for women

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Total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Kenya exceeds 13 million

FILE PHOTO: A man receives a dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. /Bloomberg via Getty Images) FILE PHOTO: A man receives a dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. /Bloomberg via …

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Kenya Health Data Platform Afya Rekod Closes $2M Funding Round

Afya Rekod announced the closing of a $2 million fundraiser. The round was led by Mac Venture Capital with participation from Next Chymia. Mac Venture Capital is a US-based, seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology startups by leveraging shifts in cultural trends and behaviors. Next Chymia is a …

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Kenya: a Black-Tie Burns evening organized by the British High Commissioner to Kenya

January 25 each year is a very special day in the Scottish calendar. Often called Burns Night, it is one of the biggest celebrations commemorating the life of Robert Burns, Scotland’s most famous poet. Born in Ayrshire in 1759, his famous verses testify to Scotland’s proud literary history. The British …

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Kenya flag bearer Kwanza will soon be known, says Mudavadi

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi addressing worshipers at St Faith ACK Church, Ongata Rongai. January 30, 2022. [Courtesy] Kenyans will have to wait a bit longer to find out who will be Kenya’s Kwanza Alliance presidential candidate for the August 9 general election. Speaking to the media after a church service …

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The Rotary Club of Burlington donates educational tools to a school in Kenya | Local News

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Kenya’s central bank governor not worried about FX market

Adds quote, annual economic growth NAIROBI, January 27 (Reuters) – Central bank of Kenya not worried about shilling performance KES= as there was little volatility in the forex market, its governor said on Thursday, after the currency hit an all-time low of 113.55/75 earlier this month. Governor Patrick Njoroge said …

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Kenya Airways is (still) in financial difficulty. Why national carriers are struggling

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, offers flights to more than 56 destinations in 39 countries. This should be a remarkable feat in these last days of the Global pandemic of COVID-19. Among the brightly colored planes on the ground stands out the black, red and green tail of …

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Samuel Njoroge and Erick Ooko lead after day one

Golf Park-based Erick Ooko and Kenya Railway Golf Club’s Samuel Njoroge tied two under par on day one of the ‘Road to Magical Kenya Open’ golf championship at the Limuru Country Club’s par-72 course on Sunday .. Ooko, one of the country’s leading professionals, dropped an early shot on the …

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Kenya begins oil exploration in disputed wells in Lamu Basin

By JOHN MUTUA Kenya has stepped up oil and gas exploration in the Lamu Basin after rejecting a ruling on a four-decade maritime dispute with Somalia. Petroleum Commissioner James Ng’ang’a said ENI Kenya Business Venture, formerly Agip, started drilling the Mlima-1 well, also known as Block L11B, last month. This …

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Kenya: Centum plans to sell part of its real estate development branch

(Ecofin Agency) – A few days after selling part of the shares of its subsidiary Centum Real Estate, the Centum investment group is considering a similar operation for its land development unit. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022. The Centum investment group has entered …

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More than 100 Kenyans work in hospitality jobs in the Channel Islands

More than 100 people from Kenya have come to work in the Channel Islands in the past 10 months, according to a recruitment firm. They are filling staffing gaps during a difficult time for the hospitality industry, recruitment firm GR8 said. Lee Madden, founder of GR8, said a lack of …

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Kenya-China ties receive new boost after visit – Xinhua English.news.cn

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visit the Chinese-built Kipevu offshore oil terminal project in Kenya’s capital coastal city of Mombasa on January 6, 2022. . [Photo/Xinhua] When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi jointly addressed …

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Kenya’s Garissa County Advocates for Desert Locust Control

Garissa County in Kenya calls on the national government to quickly disburse resources in the fight against desert locusts in the region to prevent the spread of invasive pests to other parts of the country. Agriculture CEC Mohamed Shale pleaded and said that equity in resource allocation was essential and …

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How COVID has affected markets and livelihoods in Kenya’s fisheries sector

Fisheries support the livelihoods and well-being of millions of people around the world. Before the COVID pandemic, world fish production has reached a record level. Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has dramatically altered the fisheries sector – increasing vulnerability and exposing weaknesses in fisheries food systems locally and …

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National blackout in Kenya after power line collapse

Kenya suffered a power outage, the third of its kind in four years, after a power line connecting the capital Nairobi to a hydroelectric dam was shut down. Kenya Power said the outage in its grid occurred after the collapse of the towers supporting the high-voltage power line connecting Nairobi …

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572 arrested during the Interpol operation in October – DCI

572 people were arrested in Kenya during the month-long Interpol operation from October 1. A statement from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) released on Sunday (January 8) said the operation had been launched to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in Kenya’s internal waters and along the Kenyan coast. …

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Maize production in Kenya drops 30%

Maize production in Kenya is expected to drop dramatically across the country due to erratic rains, armyworms and disease, according to a food nutrition assessment report. Agriculture PS Hamadi Boga confirmed an estimated drop of 30% and said the rapid mid-season food and nutrition assessment report carried out between November …

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Groundbreaking app tracks essential family planning supplies in Kenya

As the frontline health worker at Isiolo County Referral Hospital, Denis Mutirithia has a vital role to play in saving lives – and a new digital tool to help him do so. The pharmaceutical technologist is responsible for predicting and preventing shortages and stockouts of essential medical supplies, including contraceptives. …

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Kenya: Ambulance service for the poor helps residents of Nairobi’s largest slum

Nairobi – A community health service in Africa’s largest slum is helping poor people get affordable emergency services during the COVID pandemic. The Kibera Community Emergency Response Team in Nairobi is offering a monthly fee of $ 1 for access to emergency services, including an ambulance. The poor – like …

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From Kenya to Mississippi: the teacher dreams of being an engineer

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. Cyprian Ng’etich, a native of Kenya turned teacher from Mississippi, has always had his head in the clouds. With his childhood home near a hospital and an airstrip built by foreign missionaries, small planes came and went often. From time to time, government officials would arrive by …

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Kenya Railways announces the resumption of commuter buses

Kenya Railways announced the resumption of commuter buses on January 3, 2022 with the aim of ensuring an efficient transport system. According to a statement released by KR, Nairobi Commuter Rail buses will drop passengers off at Westlands, Yaya Center and Upper Hill upon arrival in the CBD in the …

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Kenya inaugurates shipyard in Mombasa

Posted December 30, 2021 Kenya has inaugurated the facilities of Kenya Shipyards Limited in the port city of Mombasa. The Maritime Executive reported that the nation has said the new shipyard will have the capacity to handle vessels over 4,000 tonnes and 150 meters in length. According to the report, …

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From Langley, Kenya, 3 Girls Helping Friends Miles Away – Aldergrove Star

Three students from Langley Fine Arts School joined hands to help their friends who live miles away in Kenya. Lizzie Porter, along with her friends, Beatrix Koch and Adia Richert – all 10 years old – spent a vacation weekend selling handmade items on the streets of Fort Langley. The …

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Ntombura: I am still bishop of the Methodist Church of Kenya

African Methodist Council President Reverend Joseph Ntombura speaking to reporters in Narok. [Robert Kiplagat, Standard]] Bishop Joseph Ntombura said he still heads the Methodist Church in Kenya. In a statement, Bishop Ntombura condemned an attempt to wreak havoc on the church by some of the leaders. “There is nothing new …

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Kenya: Nairobi residents rush to hinterland at last minute as fares soar

Nairobi – Kenyans flocked to bus stations in Nairobi’s central business district (CBD) on Friday in an attempt to make it into the interior of the country for the festivities, the majority of them expressing their anger at the increase in tariffs. A spot check by Capital FM found that …

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Chimpanzee sent to Kenyan sanctuary to learn to live with monkeys is beaten to death by other chimpanzees

Chimpanzee sent to Kenyan sanctuary to learn to live with monkeys after spending his entire life with humans is beaten to death by other chimpanzees Four-year-old Baran was killed just months after being transferred from Iran to Kenya She was raised by humans at Eman Zoo, Tehran, after being rejected …

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Ruto unveils 50 lawyers to defend his program

Vice President William Ruto, who is linked to the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), unveiled 50 young lawyers to defend him and the party’s agenda. Dubbed the “UDA Lawyers Brigade,” the team led by UDA Legal Secretary Edward Muriu spoke to the media on Monday, December 20. Lawyers have been tasked …

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Rugby: Menengai Oilers beat MMUST to maintain perfect Kenya Cup start: standard sport

Timothy Okwemba (center) of Menengai Oilers fights with Western Bulls players in the Kenya Cup match played at the Nakuru Ask Exhibition Ground on February 1, 2020.Photo: Kipsang Joseph / Standard The Menengai Oilers maintained their perfect start to the 2021-2022 Kenya Cup season after defeating hosts Masinde Muliro University …

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Kenya: Ruto says critics oppose empowerment of ordinary Kenyans

Nairobi – Vice President William Ruto has said that his competitors have ganged up on him because they are against the empowerment of ordinary Kenyans. He said that only the bottom-up economic model led by the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) can transform the lives of ordinary citizens through the creation …

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Kenyan CEO among Ksh 169M Jack Ma contest winners

A Kenyan managing director (CEO) is among the top three finalists for billionaire Jack Ma’s Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) award. Enda Sportswear CEO Navalayo Osembo placed third in one of Africa’s biggest and most prestigious start-up competitions, sponsored by the Chinese tycoon. The main objective of the competition is to …

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Kenya emerges as a leader in the fight against plastic pollution – Supplements

TEXT: Kenya is emerging as a leader in the fight against plastic pollution and is among the first countries in East Africa to limit single-use plastics and sign the Clean Seas initiative to clear yards water from plastic waste. Juliette Biao, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) regional director for Africa, …

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Kenya: be careful, they could betray you – Ruto Alliés à Raila

Lodwar – Leaders allied with Vice President William Ruto have warned opposition leader Raila Odinga of a possible betrayal ploy following the launch of his presidential bid through the Azimio La initiative Umoja. Odinga launched his candidacy on Friday at a big show attended by thousands of people and a …

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Coming to a clinic near you: Kenya’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign gets a boost

NAIROBI, Dec.10 (Reuters) – Now that rich countries are sharing more COVID-19 vaccines with Africa, health officials across the continent are scrambling to overcome vaccine reluctance and logistical challenges to bring the doses in the arms fairly quickly before they expire. Penda Health, a Nairobi-based channel providing low-cost private health …

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Kenya: Kisii police officers will be trained in emotional intelligence

Nairobi – A section of Kisii County police officers is expected to benefit from the emotional intelligence training program following the increase in cases of mental illness among law enforcement officers in the country. The four-day program that began on Wednesday aims to empower security officers to deal with emotions, …

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7 things to do in Kenya that promise wildlife encounters without any of the crowds

But the Reteti Wildlife Sanctuary was created by and for the indigenous community, rather than as a result of foreign intervention. As such, cultural nuances affecting wildlife conservation are easily understood and incorporated into elephant assistance programs. It takes some planning to reach Reteti as it requires a charter flight …

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Afrexim Bank to invest in Kenya-based companies

Capital markets Afrexim Bank to invest in Kenya-based businesses Monday 06 December 2021 Afreximbank Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. PHOTO | COURTESY | AFREXIMBANK By BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author Summary Afrexim, which finances and promotes African trade, says it will work with government and the private sector to fund various …

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Kenya Power bosses announce major reforms to restart utility company

Kenya Power board chairwoman Vivienne Yeda (left) and interim CEO Rosemary Oduor at the company’s 100th annual general meeting in Nairobi. [Courtesy] Kenya Power is on the cusp of a “clean slate” through the overhaul of key processes such as sourcing and asset divestiture as part of ongoing reforms to …

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Kenya increases uptake and equity of COVID-19 vaccinations

Like many others in Siaya County, western Kenya, Margaret Awino, a member of the Doho Ukwaka Magombe Masat Association (DUMMA) women’s group, feared receiving the COVID-19 vaccine due to negative rumors circulating. in the community. “When the COVID-19 vaccination was introduced, I heard people say it would kill the elderly. …

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Kick off for Kenya – run for a cause

Tim neale, KWO Ministries November 30, 2021 1of9 Kenya’s 12th Annual Kick-Off, The Race to Save Orphans. Proceeds from this race finance the secondary education fund for KWO ministries Courtesy photoShow moreShow less Kenya, the race to save orphans took place in November. Proceeds from this race finance the secondary …

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Kenya targets large foreign companies in tax reforms

Multinational companies operating in Kenya will be required to disclose their financial records from January next year as part of changes proposed by the National Treasury aimed at eliminating tax evasion. Cabinet Secretary to the Treasury Ukur Yatani said all multinationals with total group turnover exceeding 2.5 billion shillings will …

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Kenya lose to Ireland to finish 8th in Dubai 7s

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 27 – The national rugby sevens team posted a dismal performance in the opening of the 2021/22 HSBC World Rugby Series season after finishing 8th. Shujaa, who has only won one of the six games they’ve played, has collected 10 points and will be looking to bounce …

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Kenyan fintech Asilimia raises $ 2 million in pre-seed round, plans to expand loans to MSMEs, expand in East Africa – TechCrunch

Kenya’s economy is fueled by informal enterprises, which contribute 33.8% of the country’s GDP and provide 83.4% of total employment outside of small-scale agriculture, according to data from the country’s statistics office. The contribution of these companies is essential to the country’s economy, but they remain underserved by traditional banking …

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Kenya Moore “had it for me” on RHUGT

Real Housewives: The Ultimate Girls’ Journey is only three episodes, but most viewers would safely assume that Singer Ramona directed most of the drama. Ramona now reveals that she felt kenya moore had taken it out for her while she was on the tropical island. Leave it to singer Stinger …

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Cricket Cranes beat Kenya to advance to Global Qualifiers

In a cat-and-mouse case, Cricket Cranes ensured that there was no buyout for Kenya Simbas by qualifying for the T20 World Cup global qualifiers scheduled for next year. Uganda made sure they dealt with Tanzania in the morning – brushing them aside for just 68 points – Frank Akankwasa with …

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Tightening Kenya-Uganda Border Security Causes Heavy Trafficking [Photos]

A long line of trucks from Kocholia to the Malaba border crossing at Busia Bounty on 19, 2021. [Benjamin Sakwa, Standard] Police stepped up security at the Kenya-Uganda border after a bomb exploded in Kampala two days ago. Officers in charge of the porous border said they were leaving nothing …

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Comply Industries Limited of Kenya signs purchase agreement for Bell 505

Bell Press Release | November 15, 2021 Estimated reading time 3 minutes, 8 seconds. Bell Textron Inc., a company of Textron Inc., has announced the purchase of a Bell 505 by Kenyan customer Comply Industries Limited. Delivery is scheduled for late November 2021 and marks the fifth Bell 505 aircraft …

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Kenya Moore speaks out on possible NeNe Leakes comeback

Getty Kenya Moore and Nene Leakes in 2017. Kenya Moore is reacting to news that former “Real Housewives of Atlanta” co-star NeNe Leakes may be interested in returning to the franchise. On November 3, 2021, NeNe appeared on the talk show, “The speech” and expressed her openness to returning to …

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A Year of Upheaval: What Kenyan Businesses Can Learn from the Disruption of 2021 (By James Bayhack)

By James Bayhack, Director Sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com From lockdowns, third waves and vaccine deployments to digital innovations, e-commerce booms and riot-related supply chain struggles, 2021 has been eventful to say the least. For many Kenyan businesses, 2020 set the tone for what to expect this year, especially in terms …

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Clean kitchen can dramatically reduce Kenya’s carbon emissions

Children carrying firewood to their respective homes after collecting it from Mumias Nuclear on June 14, 2020. [Benjamin Sakwa, Standard] One of the main implications of the widespread use of solid fuels is its significant impact on climate change. On average, 25 percent of all black carbon comes from inefficient …

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IMF signs service agreement with Kenya for $ 264 million disbursement | WSAU News / Talk 550 AM99.9 FM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund announced on Friday that it had reached a staff-level agreement with Kenya on a second review of IMF loan agreements that would free up around $ 264 million for the African country from l ‘Is upon Board approval in the coming weeks. If …

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Kenyan Ambassador to France Judy Wakhungu celebrated by Penn State University

Pennsylvania State University has named Judy Wakhungu of Kenya as the recipient of the 2022 Graduate School Alumni Society (GSAS) Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes a former student with a graduate degree from Penn State who has had a positive societal impact on the well-being of humanity beyond the responsibilities …

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Kenya McKnight-Ahad: “She’s smart; she is engaged. … She is a fighter.

Editor’s Note: Finance & Commerce publishes the first in a series of five articles that will introduce readers to Blacks, Indigenous people and people of color [BIPOC] developers and their projects in and around the Twin Cities. Each story highlights some of the opportunities and challenges faced by developers of …

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Kenya reopens investigation into murder of woman last seen with British soldiers | WSAU News / Talk 550 AM99.9 FM

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya will reopen a nine-year murder investigation into the death of a single mother last seen in a hotel with British soldiers, the national police chief said on Monday. Agnes Wanjiru was found in a septic tank at the Lion’s Court Hotel in the garrison town of …

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Kenya, US Embassy Conduct Joint Terrorist Attack Exercise To Test Readiness ”Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya October 31 – Kenya and the United States Embassy in Nairobi conducted a joint terror exercise on Saturday to test readiness. The exercise at Rosslyn Academy in Gigiri involved at least 100 officers from the Special Program for the Embassy Augmentation and Response Team (SPEAR) as part of …

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