Kenya

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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