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Kenya launches campaign to boost consumption of coffee among youths

Kenya on Saturday rolled out a campaign aimed at improving coffee consumption among the country's youths. Anthony Muriithi, interim director general, Agriculture...
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Kenya launches diplomatic office for Caribbean communities amid deepening ties

Kenya on Saturday inaugurated the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) diplomatic office in the capital Nairobi to serve as a platform for fostering commercial ties alongside...
Latest figures show that 38 per cent of children under five are affected by stunting – children too short for their age due to lack of nutrients, suffering irreversible damage to brain capacity.

Kenya launches US$5 million program to combat malnutrition

Kenya's northern county of Turkana in partnership with international charities on Thursday launched a 500 million shillings (5 million U.S dollars) program to promote...

Kenya launches strategy to boost community engagement in energy projects

Kenya on Wednesday launched a comprehensive strategy to boost engagement of local communities in the design and execution of energy projects. The...

Kenya launches project to provide solar solutions in marginalized counties

Kenya on Tuesday launched a 4.7 billion shillings (4.7 million U.S. dollars) project for the private sector to provide solar solutions in marginalized counties. ...
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Kenya launches regulations to help curb counterfeit gas cylinders

Kenya energy regulator on Tuesday announced new stringent measures to curb the growing number of substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders sold to Kenyans...

Kenya launches Irish potato regulations to improve standards

Kenya on Friday launched Irish potato regulations to address constraints and challenges faced by the sub-sector. Mwangi Kiunjuri, cabinet secretary for the...

Kenya launches national curriculum policy to spur quality education

Kenya on Wednesday launched a national curriculum policy to provide equitable and inclusive quality education for all by 2030, a senior government official said. ...

Kenya launches pilot study to compile data on forestry

Kenya has launched a pilot study to compile data on forests to promote the sustainable management of the resource, an official said on Wednesday....
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Kenya launches wildlife strategy to boost conservation efforts

Kenya's tourism ministry on Tuesday evening launched a National Wildlife Strategy to boost the country's conservation efforts. Deputy President William Ruto told journalists in Nairobi...
Artists from China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe dance in "Thousand-hand Avolokitesvara Bodhisattva" during the performance of "Chinese Dream My Dream" in Neu Isenburg near Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 19, 2016. (Xinhua/Luo Huanhuan) (zw)

Kenya launches a platform to help local artists showcase works

Kenya on Wednesday launched a platform that will be used by local artists to showcase their works to potential clients and earn income. Senior...
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Kenya launches plans to set up first export slaughterhouse

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday kicked off plans to set up the country's first export slaughterhouse within the next two years. Kenyatta said Kenya...

Kenya launches crackdown on illegal shipment of minerals

Kenya on Friday announced a crackdown on illegal mineral shipment aimed at tax compliance and curbing capital flight at Mombasa port. Cabinet Secretary for Mining...

Kenya launches generic version of HIV drug

Kenya's ministry of health and partners on Wednesday launched the generic version of first line HIV drug called Dolutegravir (DTG) to boost immunity and...

Kenya launches cargo train set to de-congest Mombasa port

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday launched the standard gauge railway (SGR) cargo train that is expected to ease congestion at the port of...
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Kenya launches oil-based foot-and-mouth disease vaccine

Kenya on Wednesday launched a purified oil-based vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease that aims to boost livestock immunity for longer period of time. ...
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Kenya launches mobile app to fight crime

Kenya has launched a mobile phone application system to boost the fight against crime, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Attorney...

Kenya launches guideline for dam construction

The guideline that also covers pans and other water conservations structures in Kenya is expected to help in establishing small water conservation structures in...
Two elephants are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Kenya launches wildlife conservation project

Under the pilot project, Amboseli National Park is being used as a showcase of excellent conservation partnerships between host communities, government, scientists, NGOs and...
A local resident carries barrels of water on his motorbike in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo county are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Kenya launches public private partnership to address water scarcity

Officials said the launch of Kenya 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) marked a critical milestone in the management and supply of the commodity...

One dead, seven injured as Kenya launches crackdown on illicit brews

At least one person was killed and seven others escaped with injuries in a major countrywide crackdown on illicit brews. The seven were burnt...

Kenya launches month-long march to raise awareness on peace

Residents of Kenya's northern region have launched a daring "Walk of Hope" march to raise international awareness about the security challenges facing the region,...
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Kenya launches online platform to boost farm yields

Kenya's agricultural research bodies on Wednesday launched a new online crop variety selection platform to allow people in the farming industry to access latest...
An antelope walks at Kenya's Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya, March 21, 2015. Kenya's "long rains" season which usually begins in March is unpunctual this year, making both the people and wild animals of this country longing for the coming rains. (Xinhua/Yang Yang)

Kenya?s tourism sector enhanced with new online directory

Kenya's ministry of tourism, the World Bank and industry players on Monday launched an online directory that details the country's scenic beauty, tour operators...
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Kenya launches integrated data system to facilitate identification

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched an integrated registration system that will bring data on all people in Kenya in one place. The Integrated...