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Kenyan court to decide if it has right to hear Daniel Motaung v Meta case

Meta is preparing for a legal fight in a Kenyan court. A Kenyan court decides whether it has jurisdiction to hear the case against Meta, brought by Daniel Motaung. Motaung is a former employee of Sama, a Kenya-based company that moderates content on behalf of Facebook. He alleges that his …

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Kenya Presidential Election: Live News and Updates

Voting in Nairobi on Tuesday.Credit…Luis Tato/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images NAIROBI, Kenya – One is the self-proclaimed champion of ‘hustler nation’. The other is a veteran leftist who is in his fifth bid for high office. Both are products of Kenya’s calcified and corrupt political system, but claim they can …

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Can Kenya’s youngest candidate lead the climate fight to power?

Ever since she was a little girl sitting in front of the radio listening to leaders such as Kenyan Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai and former US first lady Michelle Obama, Anita Soina knew she was going to try to change the world.She just didn’t know she would start so …

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The backdrop to Kenya’s vote is anger over cost of living and debt

Comment this story Comment Kenyans will elect a new leader on August 9, with the race between Vice President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga too close to announce. Whoever wins will inherit a daunting set of problems: growing public anger at the soaring cost of living, rampant …

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Kenya crush Uganda to reclaim Victoria Cup

Final round matches were reduced to a mere formality after Kenya collected the required 13.5 points on matchday two to reclaim the trophy they last held in 2018. Kenya clinched their fourth Victoria Cup title after beating Uganda 21-5 at the close of the annual competition at Limuru Country Club …

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Why dangerous content thrives on Kenyan social media

Comment this story Comment NAIROBI — The shooter approaches from behind, raising a gun to his victim’s head. He pulls the trigger and “pop”, a lifeless body slumps forward. The gunshot cuts to another execution, and another. The video was posted on Facebook, in a large group of al-Shabab and …

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Kenya launches 2050 calculator to advance climate change mitigation in East Africa

Kenya’s Ministry of Energy, the British High Commission in Nairobi and Strathmore University have jointly launched the Kenya Carbon Reduction Toolkit (KCERT 2050), an energy and emissions model on measure to help Kenya achieve its climate goals. The interactive energy model – the first in East Africa – was produced …

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Kenyan presidential debate turns into solo performance

Nairobi— With Kenya’s elections less than two weeks away, millions of Kenyans watched a one-man presidential debate on Tuesday. Vice President William Ruto appeared solo after his main opponent, Raila Odinga, refused to participate in the live event. Ruto had the stage to himself for 90 minutes to answer questions …

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Kenya halves sugar imports in June 2022

Goods Kenya halves sugar imports in June 2022 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Sugar imports at the port of Mombasa. FILE PHOTO | NMG Kenya cut its sugar imports nearly in half in June from the previous month, with cane production jumping 11% during the reporting period. Data from the Sugar …

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2022 World Championships in Athletics Medal Counts (up to Day 9): USA, Ethiopia and Kenya add 2 medals each as multiple countries win first medals

At the end of the penultimate day of the World Championships in Athletics, the United States still holds a solid lead in total medals and gold medal tally. The Americans added another gold with a narrow win in the women’s 4×100-metre relay. They also won a silver medal in the …

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The First Lady of Kenya will continue to engage in charity through Beyond Zero

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has pledged to continue to engage in charity work through her Beyond Zero initiative beyond her tenure as First Lady of the Republic of Kenya. The First Lady said Beyond Zero will continue to leverage its partnerships to address gender inequalities, maternal health, and support …

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How much does it cost to train as a pilot in Kenya

All over the world, aviation is considered one of the most prestigious careers and requires intense training and is only offered in specialized institutions. In Kenya, obtaining a pilot’s license obliges the interested person to attend special schools where they are taught the trade of piloting. According to data from …

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Kenya drops from list of top 10 suppliers to UN agencies

Market News Kenya drops from list of top 10 suppliers to UN agencies Tuesday, July 19, 2022 The United Nations headquarters in New York. PICTURES | PA Procurement of United Nations (UN) agencies by Kenyan companies fell by 7.9 billion shillings last year, pushing the country out of first place, …

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Kenya’s Kuruwitu corals are back, thanks to local conservation campaign |

Kuruwitu beach in Kenya is quiet. Sparkling sandy beaches complement the clear blue water and the familiar smell of sand and sea salt fills the air. Ten years ago, the villagers noticed dwindling fish stocks and decided to create a conservation area with the help of like-minded partners. Dickson Gereza …

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Kenya loses bid to host 2025 World Championships in Athletics

Nairobi – Kenya’s hopes of hosting the World Senior Athletics Championships for the first time have been dashed after World Athletics announced that Tokyo would host the 2025 edition. Kenya had made a bid to host the 2025 showpiece, but World Athletics boss Sebastian Coe said in a statement that …

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Government issues horticultural quality label to ensure food safety

Consumers of fresh produce will benefit from high-quality food, thanks to local value chains that have complied with government-sponsored and other global standards. Local food businesses are also growing from the broader market as consumers continue to rise following the growth of the middle class and rapid urbanization in the …

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DVIDS – News – US Soldiers Save Lives in Kenya

CAMP SIMBA, Kenya – Going on patrol is not an uncommon occurrence for the soldiers of Task Force Red Dragon stationed at Camp Simba in Kenya. It’s a very real part of the mission to help protect and keep the area around Manda Bay safe. The patrols help build relationships …

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In Kenya, Mexico, nuns discover the need to coordinate resources for care of the elderly

WASHINGTON, DC — Congregations of women religious around the world can feel overwhelmed with the care needed by older sisters, but often the resources taken for granted in developed countries don’t even exist in other countries. For example, while congregations around the world provide their elder sisters with access to …

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Brandi Glanville says she’s not ready to reconcile with Kenya Moore after years of feuding

Many Housewives from the Bravoverse have appeared on Celebrity Apprentice. But none held a quarrel as long as Brandi Glanville and Kenya Moore. The two opposite ribs Housewives starred on the reality show together in 2014. And it wasn’t exactly easy. The two immediately opposed the first challenge and it …

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Kenya eyes expensive debt as Eurobond yields hit 17%

Capital markets Kenya eyes expensive debt as Eurobond yields hit 17% Wednesday 06 July 2022 The National Treasury building in Nairobi on Sunday May 24, 2020. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG The Treasury faces a headache to raise 240 billion shillings from external lenders in the current financial year …

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Kenya: Alcoblow returns to tame road accidents

Nairobi Kenya – Police are set to resume use of Alcoblow on Kenyan roads after almost five years of suspension. Implementation of the use of Alcoblow will come into force following a bill signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The bill was sponsored by Tiaty MP Kasses Kamket before the House …

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Kenya’s economy surpasses pre-pandemic levels in first quarter

Kenya’s economy has rebounded above pre-pandemic levels, with gross domestic product (GDP) growing by 6.8% in the first quarter of this year. Latest data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) shows that GDP grew by 2.7% last year and 4.4% in 2020 thanks to the recovery in transport, …

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Not all Kenyans transiting through the EU need Schengen visas, only those leaving airports

Copyright AFP 2017-2022. All rights reserved. Social media posts in Kenya claim that new rules set by the European Union (EU) require Kenyans traveling to other countries via Europe to have Schengen transit visas. But this is misleading: the media misinterpreted a notice posted online by the Kenyan Embassy in …

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Journalist Raquel Muigai joins Africa Uncensored after leaving Citizen TV

Ms Muigai has already confirmed that she is transitioning into her new role. “Yes, it is, and I am in the process of settling with the human resource. I’ll start uncensored Africa soon,” revealed Raquel. This comes just days after she won the 2022 Africa Climate Change and Environment Report …

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Kitengela residents benefit from free medical camp – Kenya News Agency

Hundreds of Kajiado residents in the Kitengela district benefited from a free medical camp organized by the local Rotary club. Residents benefited from a range of health services including cervical cancer screening, Covid-19 screening, HIV counseling and testing, free medical consultation, hearing and vision consultation , urinalysis, family planning services, …

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Kenya: Odinga’s Marsabit rally marred by chaos blamed on sibling rivalry

Nairobi – Police were forced to fire tear gas at an Azimio rally in Marsabit on Thursday to disperse supporters of rival candidates who clashed, disrupting Raila Odinga’s campaign rally. Chaos blamed on sibling rivalry was also seen in Moyale. The rallies turned out to be a shouting match between …

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Al-Shabaab militants destroy communication equipment in Kenya

Al-Shabaab militants destroy communication equipment in Kenya MANDERA, Somalia – Al-Shabaab militants based in Somalia destroyed communications equipment in northeastern Kenya on Monday, a strategy typically used when the team prepares to carry out attacks on security agents in the area. According to official reports, the militants uprooted communications equipment …

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Kenya Moore’s dating history ranges from Mike Tyson and Marc Daly to Ludacris

Kenya Moore has become a very successful woman, best known for her appearance on the top-ranked Housewives series, The Real Housewives of Atlanta since 2012. In addition to reality television, Moore is an actress, model, and influencer and rose to popularity after winning Miss USA in 1993 and placing in …

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Kenya announces the death of an iconic male lion

The majestic lion named Sirikoi at Nairobi National Park in Kenya. /KWS The majestic lion named Sirikoi at Nairobi National Park in Kenya. /KWS The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) announced on Saturday the death of a charismatic male lion from an undisclosed disease in its natural habitat inside Nairobi National …

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We Are Derby: Rams In Kenya 2022 – Blog

We Are Derby: Rams In Kenya 2022 – Blog – Derby County arrow_downward Catch up on social media arrow_downwardOpen social networks In a special edition of RamsTV’s ‘We Are Derby’ series, we joined Derby County Community Trust as they visit Kenya in 2022 to learn more about their heartwarming efforts …

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Forex Trading in Kenya: Regulations and Brokers

Kenya is one of the most populous countries in East Africa. With over 53 million citizens, the country is also rapidly becoming a major hub for Forex trading as the regulator, CMA and traditional brokers have started to realize the potential of the markets. Here is everything you need to …

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Kenya: Jumia sells motorcycles for Sh10 on 10th anniversary

Nairobi – Jumia customers are set to enjoy discounts of up to 90% as the platform celebrates its 10th anniversary with motorbikes retailing at a minimum of Sh10. Platform buyers will also be able to enjoy discounts on other brands such as Xiaomi, Jameson, Nivea, Vision Plus, Tecno, Johnnie Walker …

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Kenya calls for immediate action after North Korea fires 8 missiles

Kenya has raised concerns after the Republic of North Korea fired eight missiles using ballistic technology, threatening to start another war on the Korean Peninsula. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday, June 10, Ambassador Martin Kimani called on all member states to take immediate action to …

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Kenyans rush for vaccines as COVID-19 cases rise

The number of Kenyans vaccinated against COVID-19 has increased dramatically following a spike in new infections, the health ministry said on Thursday. At least 20,000 Kenyans are being vaccinated daily across the East African country, up from an average of 3,000 over the past three months when infections plummeted. The …

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Misinformation and hate speech flood TikTok ahead of Kenyan elections

By its very nature, TikTok is harder to moderate than many other social media platforms, according to Cameron Hickey, project director at the Algorithmic Transparency Institute. The shortness of the videos and the fact that many may include audio, visual, and textual elements makes human judgment even more necessary to …

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Dollar shortage forces one of Kenya’s largest factories to close

Kenyans are expected to brace for tough times after one of Kenya’s biggest cooking oil makers announced it was halting production due to a shortage of dollars needed to source raw materials. In a statement dated Monday, June 6, the company, which has its largest manufacturing plant in Mombasa, noted …

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Kenya: Microsoft appoints new CEO for Innovation Hub

Microsoft Microsoft African Development Center (ADC) has appointed Catherine Muraga as its new Managing Director to lead 450 full-time staff working in areas including software engineering, machine learning, data science, market research and infrastructure. Muraga will replace Jack Ngare, who has led ADC since its inception in 2019. She has …

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Kenya’s Safaricom and Visa offer virtual card for global transactions

An artist works on a mural advocating cashless payments by M-Pesa mobile phone in Nairobi, Kenya, April 19, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NANYUKI, Kenya, June 2 (Reuters) – Kenya‘s largest telecoms operator, Safaricom (SCOM.NR), has launched a virtual payment card with Visa …

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116 Million Shillings Reward: Kenyan Fugitive Badru Saleh Arrested After DCI Denunciation

A poster of captured fugitive Badru Abdul Aziz Saleh. [US Embassy]. A Kenyan national wanted by the United States for alleged drug and wildlife trafficking has been apprehended following a tip-off to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). Badru Abdul Aziz Saleh was captured following a multi-agency effort by US …

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Kenya’s Victory Farms to expand operations to Rwanda, Tanzania and DRC

Kenyan aquaculture company Victory FarmsEast Africa’s largest commercial fish farmer, has raised $5 million in equity to expand operations in Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The round was led by two angels, Bain Capital managing director Ed Brakeman and Sealand Aquaculture director Hans den Bieman. He …

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Kenya publishes disability-inclusive digital products in its gazettes – Kenya News Agency

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), in partnership with inABLE, launched the first-ever Kenyan standards (KS 2952-1:2022) on accessibility of ICT products and services for people with disabilities in Africa at the Inclusive Africa conference . The new standard, published on May 13, 2022, aims to ensure that public and …

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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

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind …

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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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