Kenya

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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