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

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

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

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

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Ruto unveils 50 lawyers to defend his program

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

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

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

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Kenya: Ruto says critics oppose empowerment of ordinary Kenyans

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

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Kenyan CEO among Ksh 169M Jack Ma contest winners

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kenya: Kisii police officers will be trained in emotional intelligence

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

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