Kenya

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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