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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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Return of Safari Rally sparks excitement in Kenya

Quiet for 19 years, the Safari Rally returned to Kenya on Thursday with thousands of fans gathered in Nairobi for the historic moment in Africa. Known for its tough and rugged races across the savannah and escarpment, the race fell off the world circuit in 2002 due to safety, organizational …

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What blues from Covid-19? Kenya has 27,473 millionaires in dollars

The number of super-rich Kenyans jumped to 27,473 last year even as the Covid-19 pandemic widened the gap between the rich and the poor, according to a new wealth report. Report from Switzerland-based financial conglomerate Credit Suisse shows percentage of adult Kenyans with more than $ 1 million (Sh108 million) …

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Coronavirus outbreaks in Kisumu, Kenya

KISUMU, Kenya – Before the President of Kenya and other leaders arrived at the end of May to mark a major holiday, health officials in Kisumu on Lake Victoria saw disaster brew. Coronavirus infections were skyrocketing, hospital isolation units were filling up and the highly contagious Delta variant had been …

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