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FILE PHOTO: An Ethiopian worker carries his suitcase, as he waits along with his countrymen to be repatriated, in Manfouha, southern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Over 1,100 Ethiopian nationals return home from Middle East countries and Kenya

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The Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Wednesday a total of 1,168 citizens were repatriated from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Lebanon and Kenya. ...
Al Shabab

Two al-Shabab militants killed in foiled attack in northeast Kenya

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Two al-Shabab militants were killed and several others injured in a foiled terror attack happening early Wednesday in Wajir county, northeast Kenya near the...

Kenya’s informal traders find lifeline in online sales

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For many years, James Maina, a trader at Gikomba, Kenya's biggest flea market located in the capital Nairobi, considered his stock that consists of...
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Kenya to roll out fiscal incentives to boost green financing

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Kenya will roll out new fiscal incentives to attract private capital into projects that promote climate resilience alongside just and inclusive recovery from COVID-19...
COVID 19 vaccine

Kenya’s COVID-19 vaccine shots administered to over 900,000 people

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Kenya's Ministry of Health said on Monday the country had inoculated more than 900,000 people against COVID-19 amid intensified efforts to contain the pandemic. Mutahi...
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Kenya replaces Madagascar for weightlifting Olympics qualifiers

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KENYA has been awarded the hosting rights for the final African qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympic Games, taking over from Madagascar. Madagascar, which had been...

Kwabena Adu Koranteng Write: What’s Bringing The Hi-Tech Giants To Ghana

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Some notable and powerful American technology giants are investing heavily and establishing offices in Ghana in a bit to promote their operations and increase...
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials prepare to load one of the stray elephants on a truck in Kitengela, Kajiado County, Kenya, May 18, 2020. The KWS on Monday captured the three marauding elephants at Enkamuriaki, Kitengela area that had terrorized residents for three days. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

Kenya mulls fund to compensate victims of human wildlife conflict

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Kenya is planning to set up a fund to compensate victims of human wildlife conflict, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Najib Balala, cabinet...

Kenya heightens vigilance amid COVID-19 variant risk

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Kenya's Ministry of Health said on Friday that surveillance at the border with Uganda has been intensified amid reports of a COVID-19 variant B1617...
Solar Farm Construction

Chinese gadgets boost use of solar energy in Kenya

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Three years ago, Caroline Waithira set up a dairy farm in central Kenya, actualizing a dream that she had harbored for years. To ensure that...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during a joint press conference with visiting U.S. President Barack Obama in Nairobi, Kenya, July 25, 2015. Kenya and the U.S. on Saturday reaffirmed their commitment on security cooperation and in the war against terrorism to help prevent future terror attacks in the East African nation. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Kenya and United States seek to strengthen bilateral ties

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held bilateral talks with United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his virtual visit to Kenya. During the...
Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA)

AGRA and partners launch CALA to support agriculture sector leaders and country-level priorities

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New leadership learning Centre for established and emerging leaders in Africa’s agriculture sector launched by AGRA, African Management Institute, and USAID’s Policy LINK and...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya aims to lower emissions by 32 percent by 2030

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Kenya is committed to lowering greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent by the year 2030, said President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday. According to a statement...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Kenya to commit US$8 billion to combat climate change in the next ten years

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Kenya said on Thursday that it will commit approximately 868 billion shillings (8 billion U.S. dollars) to combat climate change in the next...
Rhinoceros

Kenya reports progress in saving the northern white rhino with four new embryos produced

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Kenya announced Thursday that four new northern white rhino embryos had been produced as efforts to rescue the iconic giant land mammal from...
Team Brookhouse

Africa’s lawyers of tomorrow celebrated by UK university

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The debating skills of Africa’s future legal experts have been recognised as outstanding in a competition hosted by a leading UK university. Pupils from...
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Kenya banks on charter flights to boost tourist arrivals

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Kenya will rely on charter flights to boost tourism numbers during the challenging COVID-19 pandemic period, a government official said Saturday. Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Museveni calls for prevention of EAC trade irregularities

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Tuesday that talks are needed to prevent irregularities in trade among member states of the East African Community (EAC). Museveni...

Chinese contractor fast-tracks building of Kenya’s expressway

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At Nairobi's Nyayo roundabout in Kenya, massive pillars holding heavy concrete slabs that are part of the expressway built by a Chinese company,...
elephants

Kenya’s elephant number increases at 2.8 percent annually in past 30 years amid fall...

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Kenya's elephant population has gradually increased at an annual rate of approximately 2.8 percent over the last three decades amid declining poaching, a wildlife...
central bank kenya

Kenya plans to boost forex inflows by lowering cost of diaspora remittances

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Kenya's central bank said Friday it plans to boost the level of foreign exchange inflows by lowering the cost of diaspora remittances. ...
Dr Mithika Mwenda

Why Kenya must not relent on climate action despite COVID-19 pandemic

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They say life moves in a cycle and indeed the coronavirus global pandemic episodes is proving it so, given that most countries including Kenya are finding...

Kenya’s rural community health volunteers on frontline of saving lives

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Jael Onditi is a community health volunteer (CHV) who supplements the formal health system in promoting disease prevention in remote villages in western Kenya. She...
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Western Africa Peace Initiative Launching Ceremony was Held Online

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On March 27, the “Western Africa Peace Initiative Launching Ceremony” was held online with 132 participants from various fields from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi,...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Kenya, AU join Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda in mourning Tanzanian President Magufuli’s death

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Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, as well as chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday expressed their deep condolences over...
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Kenya arrest woman with 5.3 kg of heroin at Moi airport

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Kenya's Anti-Narcotics Police Unit (ANU) has nabbed 5.3 kg of heroin at Moi International Airport, at the port city of Mombasa. Head of ANU Hamisi...

Gabiro Mtu Necessary Drops Visuals for Isabella

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Fast rising Kenyan star Gabiro Mtu Necessary has dropped his latest single titled Isabella. The single has been produced by Chuma sound for Jodifa...
flower

Kenya’s flower sector calls for ratification of UK trade deal to boost exports

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Kenya's flower sector on Tuesday called for the ratification of the Kenya-UK trade agreement in order to boost exports. Clement Tulezi,...
Climate change

Conservationists boost women’s role in Kenya’s climate change mitigation efforts

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International environmental conservationists said Monday Kenya's quest to achieve its climate change mitigation ambitions and increase its forest cover targets will be achieved much...
accident

Road accident kills six farm workers in Kenya

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Six farm workers have died during a road accident at a busy highway in north-western Kenyan county of Nakuru. Tito Kilonzi, Nakuru...