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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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“RHOP” takes control of “The Real”, Kenya Moore eliminated on “DWTS” and more

theGrio has the latest reality TV news of the week. Of The real housewives of the Potomac take over from daytime television to Kenya Moore ‘scary choreography on Dancing with the stars, leGrio is back with your Reality Roundup of the week. Screenshot via Youtube: Karen Huger Real meets Potomac …

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Kenya’s Singing Sensation Moipei triplets arrive at MAC

The Milford Arts Council (The MAC) and Pantochino Productions Inc. are pleased to announce that the Moipei Triplets will be playing MAC for our very first Nite Spot Nights in over a year and a half. The Moipei Triplets are originally from Nairobi, Kenya and currently reside in the United …

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KENYA: CDC, Norfund, Standard and Citi grant $ 75 million credit to Greenlight

Good news for Greenlight Planet. The Kenyan subsidiary of the solar home system supplier now has a line of credit of $ 75 million in local currency (Kenyan shilling). Credit is provided by CDC Group, the UK government’s development finance institution, and Norfund, a private equity firm owned by the …

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RECAP: Kenya Moore quits ‘Dancing with the Stars’ but Iman Shumpert surprises | Television

Kenya Moore has returned home. Suni Lee was on the chopping block. It’s the title “Dance with the Stars” for this week. But the interesting take is how bad some also-rans have become. In “Horror Night”, NBA star Iman Shumpert got a perfect 40 for his impressive contemporary dance based …

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Kenya plans to start local vaccine production by April 2022

Kenya plans to start local vaccine production by April 2022 The government of Kenya has announced that it will start manufacturing the COVID 19 vaccine locally. Kenya plans to start these operations in April 2022. The move is designed to address supply chain challenges that have made it difficult to …

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Kenya allows conditional return of spectators to stadiums

Uganda’s Enock Walusimbi (2nd from right) tries to score during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying round group E soccer match between Kenya and Uganda at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi on September 2, 2021. / CFP Uganda’s Enock Walusimbi (2nd from right) tries to score during the FIFA …

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Viagra among the main counterfeit products sold in Kenya

Sex enhancing drugs, known as Viagra, are among the top counterfeit brands in Kenya and Africa as a whole. Also on the list are condoms and morning-after pills, which are among other pharmaceuticals that experts believe can send innocent users to the grave sooner. This was revealed during the launch …

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KENYA: Covid causes elephant baby boom, 200 new babies by 2020

The elephant population living in Kenya experienced a baby boom in 2020, marked by the birth of just over 200 individuals. This is according to the wildlife census conducted by the Kenya Wildlife Research and Training Institute (KWRI). According to the document, the pachyderm population now stands at 36,280 individuals. …

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Kiunjuri reveals secrets of how to win Mount Kenya votes

Service Party leader Mwangi Kiunjuri has revealed what it takes to ensure Vice President William Ruto and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga are assured of the votes from Mount Kenya. Speaking at Sisimunda Muthoni’s funeral in Mberee, Embu County on Saturday, October 16, Kiunjuri asserted that presidential …

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Two deaths highlight violence against women in Kenya

By Ayenat Mersie NAIROBI (Reuters) – Cynthia Makokha was a 17-year-old college student and volleyball player. Agnes Tirop was a 25-year-old rising athletics star, who finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics and won two bronze medals at the World Championships. The two women were found dead in …

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Biden to meet President of Kenya amid Ethiopia crisis

WASHINGTON – President Biden will meet with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday amid an ongoing humanitarian disaster in neighboring Ethiopia that has prompted the United States to devote more resources to the East African region. Mr Biden’s first in-person White House meeting as president with the leader of …

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KENYA: Sanergy secures $ 2.5 million for fertilizer and protein from waste

A new investor is interested in Sanergy. The American company promotes an innovative approach to the circular economy in developing countries, including Kenya. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) invests $ 2.5 million in the capital of Sanergy. This equity investment will allow Sanergy to supply more fertilizer for agriculture …

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Uhuru at UN: Kenya warns identity politics is ticking time bomb

By AGGREY MUTAMBO Kenya warned that the world would be precarious if countries did not address issues of identity and diversity among their populations. It is this danger that compelled Nairobi to include in its October program a high-level open debate on peacebuilding and on how diversity affects the search …

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Kenya’s coffee production drops for second year

Merchandise Kenya’s coffee production drops for second year Monday, October 11, 2021 A farmer picks coffee berries in Nyeri, central Kenya. PHOTO FILE | NMG By KEVIN ROTICHMore from this author Summary The latest data from the International Coffee Organization (ICO) for the one-year period up to May 2021 shows …

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Low volume sealed roads in Kenya

A road construction site. PHOTO | COURTESY Reeling from rising road construction costs, Kenya has adopted controversial technology that promises to reduce the cost of road construction by more than 60%. Dubbed Low Volume Sealed Roads (LVSR) technology, this method of road construction uses bitumen-based joints to economically pave roads …

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Kenya: KQ introduces additional flights to London after removal from red list

Nairobi – Kenya Airways introduced three new flights to London on Thursday following Kenya’s removal from the United Kingdom’s (UK) red list which regulates countries entering the European country. Under regulations that came into effect on October 4, fully vaccinated travelers from Kenya are allowed to enter the UK without …

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Kenya needs a new set of leaders

2022 presidential contender Reuben Kigame has said Kenya needs a new set of leaders to overcome the challenges it now faces. Speaking to KBC on Wednesday, Kigame, who joined the growing roster of leaders seeking to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta next year, said it was time to rewrite Kenya’s history, …

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In the vision of India and Japan, Kenya, key to the Indo-Pacific

By Sankalp Gurjar New Delhi, October 6: There are two main geographical imaginaries of the western periphery of the Indo-Pacific region. The area as imagined by Australia (and until recently, America) ends at the west coast of India. According to this visualization, this region is defined as that which stretches …

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Texas Woman’s Tea launch empowers women farmers in Kenya

Women CEOs launch Tea Alliance with a mission New, high-quality organic products also support Houston’s only infant food bank I am excited about this business for several reasons. The third is being able to partner with another tea company owned by a very respected woman who is just as passionate …

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Kenya actress Kate stars in new Kenyan film

It could be the next big thing in Kenya’s film industry. A production by Kenyan filmmakers Philip Karanja and Abel Mutua, known for their acting roles in the Tahidi High series, has hit screens. Dubbed A Grand Little Lie (GLL), the film reportedly took 40 days to produce. “Exactly 40 …

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NBK, to finance water and sanitation service providers in Nairobi, Kenya

The National Bank of Kenya (NBK) is about to roll out a fundraising program that aims to support businesses providing water, sanitation and hygiene services in Kenya. The Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation made the announcement and said the bank will launch the program with funding of US $ …

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HRW exposes LGBT human rights violations in Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda – Erase 76 crimes

Arbitrary arrests in Ghana. Homophobic censorship in Kenya. Raids of LGBT people in Rwanda. Human Rights Watch has shone the spotlight on each of these abuses in recent days. Protesters at the Ghanaian Consulate in New York are calling for the defeat of the anti-LGBTQ bill currently awaiting passage by …

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Abortion stigma could be death sentence for Kenyan women

Victoria Atieno was waiting at a Nairobi bus stop when she felt blood spurting from her body, the result of a secret self-induced abortion – a method used by thousands of Kenyan women, with potentially fatal consequences. Kenya’s constitution made it easier to access abortion in 2010, but entrenched stigma …

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Kenya Moore on Dancing with the Stars, Split: RHOA

Bravo Insider Exclusivity! Create a free profile to get unlimited access to exclusive videos, sweepstakes and more! Register for free to view Kenya Moore has faced its fair share of ups and downs over the years, including her recent divorce from Marc Daly, with whom she shares her 2-year-old daughter, …

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Half of Kenya’s unemployed give up looking for work

Economy Half of Kenya’s unemployed give up looking for work Thursday, September 30, 2021 Graduates line up for job interviews. PHOTO FILE | NMG By CHARLES MWANIKIMore from this author Summary The majority of those who left employment are aged 20 to 24 with 363,018, followed by 25-29 with 232,146. …

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Asians entering Kenya are not tourists – Government changes tone

The government has changed its mind about the large number of Asian nationals who have been spotted in Kenya in recent weeks. In a statement on Wednesday, September 29, Senior Home Secretary Karanja Kibicho explained videos circulating online showing large numbers of Asian nationals being transported to urban areas with …

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Why Kenya can’t afford the economic disruption of 22 polls

Ideas & Debate Why Kenya can’t afford the economic disruption of 22 polls Wednesday, September 29, 2021 By GEORGE WACHIRAMore from this author Summary The past election seasons have especially disappointed many for the socio-economic disruptions they cause, especially for businesses and investments. They interrupt critical attention to national development, …

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Kenya unable to deploy Pfizer Jabs due to lack of appropriate syringes

Ten days after Kenya received its first shipment of 795,600 doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine donated by the United States, the Department of Health admitted it was unable to administer the vaccine in due to the lack of special syringes. The ministry, while ruling out the option to purchase the …

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CF Montreal midfielder Victor Wanyama ends international career with Kenya

MONTREAL – FC Montreal midfielder Victor Wanyama, former captain of Kenya, is retiring from international football. Wanyama made his senior debut in 2007 at the age of 15. He went on to score seven goals in 56 games for the Kenyan national team. MONTREAL – FC Montreal midfielder Victor Wanyama, …

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Kenya: Young Kenyan Scientists Get 9 Million Shillings Boost With Blaze By Safaricom

Nairobi – Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) received a 9 million shillings boost from BLAZE by Safaricom ahead of its 4th annual national science and technology exhibition for high school students. This year’s exhibition will run virtually October 5-8, 2021 and follows a successful online adaptation of YSK’s outreach and mentorship …

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Poor charcoal production techniques fuel tree cutting in Kenya

Prosopis charcoal in Kibera, Nairobi – Kenya. CIFOR / Axel Fassio The use of inefficient charcoal production methods accelerates the cutting of trees in Kenya by charcoal producers, as it remains a key energy source in the country. A new to study conducted by scientists from the Center for International …

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Kenya risks losing democratic gains, Siaya lawmakers warn

Kenya risks losing its democratic gains if Kenyans are tricked into voting for leaders accustomed to siding with former repressive regimes, six lawmakers in Siaya have warned. Lawmakers, led by Sen. Siaya James Orengo and East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) member Dr Oburu Odinga, said the country’s accelerated development and …

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Mudavadi dismisses scammer account and urges Kenyans to work hard

ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi has once again dismissed the scammers’ narrative urging Kenyans to work hard for a living, citing that glorifying poverty in the name of a nation of scammers is a negative approach to achieving a prosperous nation. Speaking when he attended the burial ceremony of the …

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Kenya Donaldson and John deVille: Termites, sewer flies and molds .. in our schools | Chroniclers

An educator from Chapel Hill said elementary school water was undrinkable and loaded with heavy metals. A Wayne County teacher said termite and bee infestations had driven teachers from their high school classes. Near the famous Pinehurst Golf Resort, a Moore County teacher said her local high school is deteriorating …

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Kenya Film Board bans gay documentary, calling it an “affront”

NAIROBI, September 24 (Reuters) – Kenya has banned a documentary about a Kenyan gay man’s struggle to be accepted by his family and his country, saying it was blasphemy and an affront to constitution. The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) on Thursday announced a ban on the exhibition, distribution, possession …

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Lauren London co-stars opposite Jonah Hill in untitled Kenya Barris comedy – deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Lauren London is set to join Jonah Hill in a new untitled Netflix comedy directed by Kenya Barris. Sam Jay and Molly Gordon also join the cast. They join a cast that includes Hill, Eddie Murphy and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Barris and Hill co-wrote the screenplay. The film follows a …

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Netflix tries to woo Kenyans with a free mobile plan – Quartz Africa

Netflix has launched a free plan for Android mobile phone users in Kenya with the aim of getting more subscribers in the East African market. In an announcement on its website, the streaming giant claims he hope people will try the service, then upgrade to a paid plan. “If you’ve …

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i-On-Africa LiveCast: South Africa and Kenya report

i-On-Africa LiveCast: South Africa and Kenya reportIn lineSeptember 29, 2021 (12:30 p.m. GMT) In this upcoming LiveCast episode, ID4Africa will present two impressive segments, the first of which will feature a one-on-one chat with acclaimed identity expert Dr Joseph Atick and Liv Nordhaug of Digital Public Goods Alliance and Norad. …

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Records from Lake Magadi, Kenya, suggest environmental variability due to changes in Earth’s orbit

Deocampo and his colleagues collect samples from the Lake Magadi drill core at the National Lacustrine Core Facility. Photo credit Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project. Credit: Photo credit Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project. The Rift Valley lakes in East Africa range from freshwater systems to highly alkaline systems …

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Kenya: two lawsuits over fuel price hikes amid public outcry

Nairobi – Two Kenyans have taken the courts to challenge the recent rise in fuel prices, arguing the decision was reckless and ignored the tough economic times ordinary citizens are going through. The two petitioners Isaiah Odando and Wilson Yata want the decision of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to …

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Plants from South Korea and Kenya take root in Colorado Springs Community Garden | Cheyenne Edition

Amaranth, nontoxic nightshade, mu Asian radish, purple kernel corn, cowpea, and bitter melon are not typically found in American gardens. But these cultures native to other countries are staple foods for some growers who rent plots at the Charmaine Nymann Community Garden in Bear Creek Regional Park in the western …

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Kenya to face Ireland in Cup semi-finals – FBC News

Kenya will face Ireland in the first semifinal of the Vancouver 7 after beating the United States of America in a dramatic 19-14 quarter-final clash this morning. Alvin Otieno played for the Kenyans scoring a pair of tries as they provided a good run for the favorites from the United …

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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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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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Kenya Study Finds Men Are More ‘Unfair’ To Digital Lenders Than Women

Nairobi – A new report from ReelAnalytics has found that men are experimenting with multiple digital credit providers compared to women who are seen as more loyal to a single brand. The survey, which was carried out among 1,000 Kenyans in eight counties, further revealed that women are more concerned …

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Nadia Mukami: 10 cutest photos of Kenyan singer-songwriter Kenya news

Nadia Mukami is one of Kenya’s most talented singers. Not only is she good at vocals, but her songwriting skills are on another level as well. Her love songs have become favorite playlists for fans in East Africa and non-Swahili-speaking countries like Nigeria. It is impossible not to love this …

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Richardson targets Olympics after Kenya exploits

The SA relay team of Mihlali Xotyeni, Benjamin Richardson, Sinesipho Dambile and Lucky Moleyane set a new record at the Under-20 World Championships in Kenya. Photo: Gallo Images SPORT The irony of South Africa’s junior men’s relay team setting a new world record at the recently concluded world championships, while …

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We recreate the Nyama Nyama Burger exclusive to KFC-Kenya in Japan 【SoraKitchen】

Double your pleasure, double your pleasure, with the good taste of a double nyama bun. Longtime readers of this website may be aware that our Japanese writer Go Hatori enjoys visiting the African nation of Kenya and remains in close contact with several friends there to this day. Such a …

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Opinion: Lady Luck finally smiles at Raila Odinga to become President of Kenya Kenya News

The swearing-in this week of veteran Zambian opposition Hakainde Hichilema as president of the southern African country has undoubtedly opened a new chapter in African politics. ODM leader Raila Odinga has said he is ready to face Vice President William Ruto in the 2022 duel. Photo: Raila Odinga.Source: Facebook His …

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Latest vaccine deployment: Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya

CAPE TOWN – Rwanda has opened up vaccination against Covid-19 for people 18 and over, Uganda has made vaccination compulsory for teachers and Kenya is targeting 10 million vaccinations by the end of the year. Rwanda On Monday, Rwanda’s third phase of vaccination opened for people 18 and over in …

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Kenya as a nation-state founded on cultural diversity »Capital News

The Constitution of Kenya 2010 recognizes culture as the foundation of the Nation and as the cumulative civilization of the Kenyan people and nation. Article 11 affirms the value of culture and cultural heritage in the architecture of governance. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines culture as “the customary beliefs, social norms …

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Five medal events for the Kenya team on the closing day of the U-20 World Cup

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22 – The exciting five days of high performance track and field competition at the Under-20 World Championships in Athletics comes to a close on Sunday with Kenya already at the top of the medal standings looking to make a scorching end. There will be five finals …

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Davis Cup: Rwanda lose in Kenya opener | New times

Rwandan tennis players started their Group 3 Africa Davis Cup tournament campaign on a disappointing note after losing 3-0 to East African rivals Kenya in their opener of Group B at the Smash Sporting Club in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday. Etienne Niyigena and Bertin Karenzi both lost their opening matches …

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KENYA: Two water dams for irrigation of agricultural land in Migori

As drought continues to plague Kenya, Migori County is launching the construction of two irrigation dams to expand its agriculture. The Siabai earthen dam will be located in the Kuria sub-county. The Otati dam will be located in Nyatike. The Siabai earth dam will be able to store 97,106 m3 …

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Kudos to the role beer has played in Kenya’s economy

Humanity has brewed beer for thousands of years. There is evidence of beer brewing in China in 7000 BC. The ancient Egyptians documented the brewing process around 5000 BC. Beer is part of our history, our culture and our way of socializing. As we mark International Beer Day this week, …

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Tokyo Olympics: Uganda, Kenya win gold in track and field as Egypt takes bronze in karate

Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei won two medals at the Tokyo Olympics Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei and Kenyan Faith Kipyegon both won gold medals on Day 14 of the Tokyo Olympics. Cheptegei won the men’s 5,000m to claim her second medal of the games after a silver in the 10,000m while Kipyegon retained …

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University students’ quest to give Kenya its first space race

The cube, whose development began in September 2020, will be launched 200 kilometers above the ground. [Courtesy] Over the past two weeks, millions of people have watched billionaire businessmen Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos make their way into space. Among those who observed the developments were eight students from Kenyatta …

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Uganda angered by Kenya’s 7 percent milk tax

Kampala – Uganda has protested Kenya’s delay in abolishing a 7% tax on milk imports following recent bilateral talks aimed at resolving the impasse, as Kenya attributes this to the third wave of Covid-19 which struck Uganda. In a letter dated July 19, the Ugandan Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industries …

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Kenya: IEBC candidates should protect the inviolability of the vote

With only a year to go until the next general election and we will soon be hearing loud music in the streets as the country’s political leaders once again come up with new tricks to gain the trust of the Kenyans they have lost over the years. of their previous …

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HRW: Kenya mismanaged COVID cash flow program for the poor | Voice of America

NAIROBI – In a report released Tuesday, Human Rights Watch accused the Kenyan government of failing to properly manage a cash transfer program intended to help the poor during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the rights group says the money went to people with ties to officials and politicians. Anette Okumu, …

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Kenya: Babu Owino threatens to quit Twitter

Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili aka Babu Owino threatened to quit Twitter if his account was not verified. His sentiment comes hours after it emerged that Twitter had verified a parody account associated with him. “If Twitter doesn’t verify my real account in the next few weeks I’m sorry I’ll …

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gay rugby player wins five-year battle against deportation to Kenya | Immigration and asylum

A gay rugby player famous after winning a five-year battle against deportation to Kenya, where he feared persecution for his sexuality. Kenneth Macharia, 41, on Monday won an appeal in immigration court against the Home Office plan to remove him from the UK. His campaign drew huge public support, with …

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Kenya: Blinken and Omamo discuss ‘shared priorities’ on regional security

The United States says Kenya could be useful in bringing stability to the Horn of Africa, especially Ethiopia and South Sudan. In a meeting on Friday, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Kenyan Foreign Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo discussed what they called “shared priorities” with regard to regional security …

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Honor finds Kenya’s oldest fossil hunter, Kamoya Kimeu

By KARI MUTU On a cloudy Sunday afternoon in May 2021, a small group of people seen in Nairobi as one of the world’s most successful fossil researchers earned a doctorate. Kamoya Kimeu, 81, received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Ohio, United …

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Kenya: getting paid to gamble, the esports boom in Kenya

Digital games in Kenya now seem more of a safe bet than actual sporting activities in the East African nation. Electronic sports have also become a huge source of money for young Kenyans. The future of professional sport in Kenya – where some of the world’s best athletes come from …

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The power of mLearning in Kenya

Northampton, MA –News Direct– Qualcomm In 2003, primary education in Kenya became free for all and it became possible for an unprecedented number of young Kenyans to enroll. Although the government has been successful in getting students through school doors, challenges such as the shortage of teachers, high levels of …

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Kenya signs Tokyo 2020 ceremonial kit deal with Safaricom

The Safaricom mobile network has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Kenyan team scheduled to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here. An agreement worth KES 20 million (£ 133,000 / $ 185,000 / € 156,000) has been signed which will go to Kenya’s ceremonial kit. Each member of …

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European financing of solar mini-grids in Kenya – pv magazine International

Some 22 villages in Busia County will receive a total of 7,000 electrical connection points as well as solar-powered street lighting and water services after InfraCo Africa invested $ 4.2 million in the acquisition of 40% of developer Kudura Power East Africa. July 13, 2021 Max Room The International Renewable …

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Kenyan Drake says he can add versatility to Raiders offense

Newcomer to the Las Vegas Raiders, Kenyan running back Drake, knows he won’t go to the main running back position. He knows that running back Josh Jacobs will remain the main defender. But Drake believes he can add versatility to the Raiders offense. “I’m really excited to see how our …

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Nzambi Matee turns Kenya’s plastic waste into building bricks

3 Min reading Kenya’s plastic pollution crisis has reached a tipping point, especially with the western world continuing to export its plastic waste to the African continent. The country is drowning in plastic, from clogged waterways to dangerous landfills, this non-biodegradable material is wreaking havoc in communities. However, a woman …

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Kenya: manufacturers call for accelerated resolution of non-tariff barriers

Nairobi – Manufacturers in Kenya and Tanzania have called for accelerated resolution of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) and revision of the East African Community Common External Tariff (TEC EAC). It was at the Trade Investment Forum on Thursday, hosted by the Kenya Manufacturers Association (KAM) and the Confederation of Tanzanian Industries …

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How to sustainably finance Kenyan startups

Chroniclers How to sustainably finance Kenyan startups Thursday 08 July 2021 By BITANGE NDEMOMore from this author summary Despite the impact of Covid-19 on many businesses in our country, one area in which Kenya has been documented as the leader on the continent is that of startups. Kenya replaces Nigeria, …

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Elephants to be moved from UK zoo to Kenyan wilderness in ‘world first’

(CNN) – An entire herd of elephants from a British zoo will be released into the wild in Kenya, which conservationists have hailed as a world first. The 13 elephants live at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent, southern England, and will be flown over 7,000 kilometers (4,350 miles) to …

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Kenya: Public Universities Best at Evaluating Government Ministries and Departments

Public universities have emerged as the best performers in an assessment of the performance of government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) despite the financial difficulties that most of them go through. Universities dominated “functional categories for Crown corporations” in the 2018/2019 fiscal year, according to a recently released report by …

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Kenya ready for U20 title defense: standard sport

Vincent Keter celebrates after winning the men’s 1,500m final in the U20 World Championship testing at Kasarani Stadium yesterday. [Stafford Ondego, Standard] Kenya has won at least five overall titles at the World Under-20 Athletics Championships since its inception in 1986. The nation is second in the medal standings with …

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We are ready to move the wheels

Dr Vivian Whatley shoots at a target after his inspection visit to the Kirigiti range. [The Standard] The 15th edition of the IDPA Africa Championships will take place in Kenya from September 2-5, 2021. Kenya National Association of Gun Owners (NGAO-K) President Martin Chengo expressed confidence in its capacity to …

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Kenya as a gateway to millions of learners

Photo: Marcel Crozet / International Labor Organization / Flickr In July, the UK and Kenya will jointly host a summit in London on behalf of the Global Partnership for Education, which supports access to schooling in low-income countries. Much of the $ 5 billion the two countries hope to raise …

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Kenya’s economy to rebound this year but remains vulnerable – World Bank

NAIROBI, June 30 (Reuters) – Kenya’s economy to grow 4.5% this year as vaccinations and easing lockdown help it recover from a coronavirus-induced slump last year , although it has always remained very vulnerable to the pandemic, the World Bank announced on Wednesday. . The growth of the East African …

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Kenyan universities face great challenges in going digital. But this can be done

As an academic working at a university in Kenya, I have witnessed first-hand the massive disruption to learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation is not unique to Kenya. Universities in neighboring Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia are also affected. Kenya has more than 70 universities, 38 of which are …

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Fan View: ‘Jesse is Kenya’s Messi’ – Kenyans react after Were scores four for Zesco United

Timu ya Ziko will now play in the Caf Champions League alongside Zanaco after former Tusker striker shown by example Kenyans took to social media to hail striker Jesse Were’s latest achievement after scoring four goals for Zesco United on Sunday. The imposing Harambee Star capped the 2020-21 season with …

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Positive start for Kenya in 2021 Rugby Africa Barthes Cup: the benchmark sport

The 2021 Rugby Africa Barthes Cup action between Kenya U20 and Senegal U20. [Courtesy-KRU] Kenya’s national under-20 rugby team kicked off their Rugby Africa Barthes Cup campaign on a high note after beating Senegal 50-3 in the opener at Nairobi’s Nyayo Stadium. Kenya U20, also known as ‘Chipu’, scored eight …

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Nairobi: The struggle to Africanize a colonial city | Kenya

Francis Atwoli is a man of means. Fabulously wealthy, the pugnacious 72-year-old has headed the Central Organization of Trade Unions for two decades, somewhat ironically representing more than 2.5 million low-paid workers in Kenya. Under his leadership, the labor movement has been completely neutralized as a political force, and he …

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Neuville weather kenya storm as Ogier closes the gap

Published on: 06/26/2021 – 17:06 Paris (AFP) Thierry Neuville weathered a massive storm on Saturday in his Hyundai to retain pole position on Day 2 of the Safari Rally in Kenya, but looked over his shoulder as seven-time French world champion Sébastien Ogier closed the gap to come third at …

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Kenya Barris partners with Interscope to launch label and secures ViacomCBS deal

Kenya Barris left an indelible mark in the television world as the creator of the hit series “Black-ish” which spawned two other shows, “Grown-ish “and” Mixed-ish “. Today, the showrunner has decided to try his hand at the world of music by signing a joint venture with a major record …

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