Kenya

Kenya to get nurses cut in deal with UK

The government will get a percentage of the money Kenyan nurses earn in the UK as a result of the deal made by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Prime Minister Boris Johnson in July. The deal is similar to that reached by Kenya and Cuba, which saw the government get 100 …

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Lamu port in Kenya receives transshipment cargo

The aerial photo taken on May 16, 2021 shows a glimpse of the first berth at Lamu Port in Kenya. / Cui Weibao / Xinhua The new Chinese port of Lamu on the Kenyan coast received the largest transshipment cargo bound for the Tanzanian port of Zanzibar, a government official …

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We must not give up on our offer to restore Kenya’s forest cover

A lumberjack uses a power saw to harvest wood from a mature tree inside the Kabaru Forest which covers 13,349 acres. [Mose Sammy, Standard] While global warming remains a major challenge, extreme weather events such as devastating floods and severe droughts have increased the frequency of food insecurity and loss …

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Kenya beat South Africa in Kenya International 10-Goal Championships: standard sport

Kenya Samurai and Kenya CMC Motors during Kenya International’s 10 goal at Nairobi Polo Club on Friday September 17, 2021. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Kenya Tusker Malt flashed first against fancy South Africa Tusker Malt to win 7-5.5 as Kenya’s 10-goal internationals kicked off on Friday at the Nairobi Polo Club. …

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Kenya plans full reopening in December [Business Africa]

Kenya’s economy shrank 0.3% in 2020, according to the Bureau of Statistics. In addition to youth unemployment, Kenya’s economy is being disrupted by restrictive measures due to Covid19, With us from Bungoma Dr Catherine Laura Mamuli, teacher at Mwai Kibaki University. 83% of the jobs identified were in the informal …

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Kenya: high confidence in Wafalme stars after African tournament

Although the Kenya men’s volleyball team finished ninth at the recently concluded African Nations Championships in Kigali, Rwanda, assistant coach David Lung’aho believes the historic victory over Egypt strengthened their mental strength. Lung’aho says beating the North African giants for the first time changed the mindset of the Wafalme Stars. …

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Chinese companies boost Kenya’s manufacturing sector with technology

A file photo shows workers counting ceramic tiles at Twyford Ceramics in Kajiado County, Kenya, May 12, 2017. / Xinhua A file photo shows workers counting ceramic tiles at Twyford Ceramics in Kajiado County, Kenya, May 12, 2017. / Xinhua Chinese companies are boosting Kenya‘s manufacturing sector through technology transfer, …

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Few sightings as whales head off Kenyan coast

Humpback whales in the waters of the Indian Ocean on the coast. [File,Standard] As the whale watching season draws to a close, those who expect to see the great creatures of the coast are very disappointed. The humpback whale migration has become a sensation among local and international tourists, especially …

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Kenya seeks $ 157 million loan for completion of phase I of Lamu port

Lapsu Port (LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority) Posted on Sep 9, 2021 12:10 AM by The maritime executive The Kenya Ports Authority intends to borrow $ 157 million to complete the construction of the first phase of Lamu Port, a new facility that is struggling to attract shipping companies after its …

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Kenyan President wants “unwavering leadership” from Commonwealth Secretariat

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The author is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States and the OAS. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London and at Massey College at the University of Toronto The opinions expressed are entirely hers.) …

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