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Kenya mulls partnerships with foreign contractors to boost local building capacity

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Kenya plans to partner with foreign contractors in order to boost the local capacity in the building sector, the construction regulator said on Monday. Maurice...
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UNDP to boost reforestation, response to climate change in Kenya

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday pledged to support Kenya's efforts to improve forest cover and respond to climate change. Walid Badawi, UNDP...
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Kenya intensifies crackdown on COVID-19 rules offenders as cases surge

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Scores of Kenyans have been arrested and businesses closed for flouting COVID-19 rules as the government intensifies crackdown against those ignoring measures to curb...
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UG-PADA organizes maiden virtual doctoral school

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The Pan-African Doctoral Academy (PADA) at the University of Ghana (UG) organised its maiden virtual doctoral school beginning November 2nd to November 6. The opening...
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Kenya’s resurgent COVID-19 transmission raises fear of second wave

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The sudden increase in COVID-19 positive cases and fatalities that has been witnessed in Kenya lately has raised concern amid a looming second wave. Ministry...
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Kenya donates food, medicine to victims of attacks in Mozambique

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Kenyan government has donated 15 tons of food products and medicines to Mozambique in support of its people affected by the terrorist attacks in...
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UK and Kenya to co-host education summit in 2021

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The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, are to co-host an education summit in the United Kingdom in...
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Kenya to develop tourism products amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Kenya plans to develop tourism products at the local community level in order to boost sector revenues amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a government official...

Kenya to focus on China as key destination for exports

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Kenya plans to focus on the Chinese market in order to boost its exports in the next few years, an official said on Monday. ...
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Kenya to focus on China as key destination for exports

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Kenya plans to focus on the Chinese market in order to boost its exports in the next few years, an official said on Monday. ...
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Kenya’s small businesses look forward to full reopening of economy

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Before the outbreak of COVID-19 in Kenya in March, John Kimani, who runs a maize milling business south of Nairobi, Kenya's capital, would open...
A computer graphic rendering of the museum and its surroundings when it is expected to finish in July, 2021. Photo courtesy of Li Li.

Kenya mulls construction of museum on human evolution

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Kenya will construct a state-of-the-art museum in the scenic Rift Valley region to help showcase its archaeological treasures and boost post-pandemic recovery of the...
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Kenya set to host test run ahead of Continental Tour

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Athletics Kenya (AK) will on Saturday host a test run to experiment with the country's level of preparedness ahead of the World Athletics Continental...
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Kenya’s Nairobi National Park size rises to 78,000 acres

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Kenya's Nairobi National Park size has increased to 78,000 acres from the previous 29,000 acres, a government official said on Friday. Najib...

Three Kenyans missing near Kenya-Somalia border

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Three Kenyans are missing after being abducted by suspected al-Shabab militants in Kenya's Mandera County near the Somalia border on Wednesday evening. ...
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Kenya to have higher temperatures, less rainfall amid climate change

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Annual maximum temperatures in many parts of Kenya are expected to average 32 degrees Celsius by 2050 as rains decrease in regions that currently...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya’s private sector vows to accelerate adoption of circular economy

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Kenya's private sector on Tuesday vowed to accelerate the adoption of the circular economy in order to promote environmental sustainability. Karin Boomsma,...
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Kenya says China’s support boosts regional bamboo value chain

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Kenya said on Friday that China's support has been instrumental in the development of robust bamboo value chain in the eastern African region. ...
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Kenya’s private sector to spearhead green economic growth

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Kenya's private sector said on Friday it will spearhead green economic growth through increased recycling of waste products. Carol Karuga, CEO,...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenya’s long-term securities attractive to investors as COVID-19 cases fall

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Investors have warmed to Kenya's Treasury bonds as East African nation's cases of COVID-19 decline. Uptake of the long-term securities hit a...

Kenya urges regional cooperation against rising cross-border crime

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Kenya on Friday called for regional alliances against rising cross-border crime. Fred Matiang'i, cabinet secretary at the Ministry of Interior, said...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenya announces partial resumption of sporting activities amid COVID-19

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Kenya's sports ministry on Friday released guidelines for the resumption of sporting events in the country after several months of COVID-19 disruptions. ...
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Kenya launches locally assembled school desks project

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched the 1.9 billion shillings (about 17.6 million U.S. dollars) school furniture project that will see local artisans...
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COVID-19: Foreign Ministry announces end of evacuation exercise

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Saturday said it has ended the evacuation of stranded Ghanaians abroad due to the COVID-19...
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Kenya pledges investment in adult literacy programs

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Kenya will increase funding towards adult literacy programs amid temporary pause occasioned by COVID-19 disruptions, an official said on Friday during an event...

Three al-Shabab terrorists killed near Kenya-Somalia border

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Kenyan police on Friday confirmed that three al-Shabab terrorists were killed and four others injured on Thursday by a bomb they were assembling to...
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Kenya building mariculture center to spur research in aquaculture

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Kenya said on Friday that it is building a modern mariculture center to promote research in aquaculture. Micheni Ntiba, principal secretary for...
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Kenya’s tourist arrivals hit 14,000 in August amid COVID-19 disruptions

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Kenya's tourist arrivals reached 14,049 since the reopening of the international borders on Aug. 1, tourism and wildlife ministry said on Friday. ...
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Kenya government says 2020 economic growth to drop to 2.6 percent

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Kenya's economic growth is expected to drop to 2.6 percent in 2020, down from the previous year's 5.4 percent, mainly due to COVID-19,...
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Kenya to promote local content in creative industry

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Kenya plans to promote local content in its creative industry in order to boost employment opportunities, a government official said on Thursday. ...