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Kenya to launch first integrated vector borne management policy

Kenya on Wednesday announced plans to launch the first integrated vector-borne Management (IVM) policy to help manage such diseases in the country, an official...
World Bank

World Bank to launch phase three of Kenya devolution support program in 2020

A World Bank devolution support program is set to be launched in Kenya in 2020 to boost service delivery at the county level, an...

Five died in Kenya’s flash floods

Five people died on Monday when the vehicle they were traveling in was swept by flash floods in southeastern Kenyan county of Kajiado. ...

Serviced apartments on increase in Kenya amid tourism growth

A high-rise building under construction in Kilimani, an upmarket suburb in Kenya's capital Nairobi, towers above the rest. A signboard at the...

Kenyan maize farmers suffer losses amid torrential rains

Peter Kosgey, a maize farmer in the northwestern county of Trans-Nzoia County is worried as heavy rainfall disrupts harvesting of the cereal. ...

Ex-ICC Prosecutor defends position in collapsed Kenya cases

The former Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, has rejected criticisms of his handling of the cases relating to post-election...

Kenya’s community project empowers members with carbon credit funds

A community project in Kwale, in the south coast of Kenya, has been empowering members of the local community by helping establish development projects...

Chinese fashion show thrills Kenyan audience

China's Shanghai-style fashion designers and abstract artists have staged a spectacular performance at Eldoret in western Kenya which lifted the mood of the local...

Kenya hosts pan-African Antibiotic Resistance Week

Kenya on Monday launched a week-long campaign to raise awareness about antibiotic resistance that has created a public health crisis in Africa. ...
Former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, seen here in 2010, has been declared Somalia's new president. (Farah Abdi Warsameh / The Associated Press)

Kenya, Somalia leaders meet on bilateral relations

Kenyan and Somali leaders on Thursday reached an agreement on bilateral relations and will restore the issuance of travel visas on arrival to citizens...
Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA)

Ethiopia returns home 13 nationals from Kenya

The Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) announced on Thursday it has returned home 13 nationals from Kenya earlier this week. ...

The world needs $264billion to empower women on safe motherhood

A new research made public at the ongoing Nairobi International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) Summit has revealed that it would cost the...

Government commits to improving access to reproductive health

The Government of Ghana has pledged its commitment to improving universal access to reproductive health services and reduce maternal mortality rates of 70...

Kenya’s improved regulatory environment has attracted investments

Kenya's macro-economic stability and favorable regulatory environment make it the most preferred investment destination in the African continent, an expert said on Friday. ...

Kenya’s reformed cattle rustlers venture into beekeeping

It is a busy day in Kodich village in the semi-arid West Pokot County in northwestern parts of Kenya, where beekeeping has become a...
climate change

Climate change emboldens grain-ravaging quelea birds in Kenya

Anjeline Auma, a rice grower at West Kano Irrigation Scheme in Kisumu, western Kenya is a worried farmer. The farmer, as tens of others...
A chief (R) destroys a den during a crackdown on illicit brew at Motherland slums in Nairobi's Eastleigh estate, Kenya, July 14, 2015. Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday said that about 20,000 suspects have been arrested over illicit alcohol and 99 chiefs and sub-chiefs dismissed, and drastic action taken against 15 police officers in the war against the illicit brew. (Xinhua/John Okoyo)

Kenyan police arrest urban crime gang members in coastal town

Kenyan police on Tuesday arrested at least 14 members of a youth gang suspected of carrying out reprisal attacks in the port city of...
“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.”

China & Russia-Africa Leads to Economic Growth; Not Debt Trap

Below you will read about the success of the second segment of Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railroad, and President President Cyril Ramaphosa’s firm refutation of...
Maternal mortality rate

Scientist urges Kenya to take steps to diminish maternal deaths

An international health scientist on Friday urged Kenya to embrace partnership and awareness creation to end the increasing maternal deaths. Marleen Temmerman,...

Food safety takes root in Kenya amid surge in cancer cases

Initially, when Nairobi resident Diana Muthembi went shopping at the food market, two things informed the decision on the produce she bought. ...
Left-Claver Gatet, Rwanda Minister of Infrastructure. Right-Alexy Likacheve, Director General of Rosatrom. Speaking at the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi.

Nuclear Energy Will Create Jobs and Raise Skill Levels in Africa

October 27, 2019 The article below from {World Nuclear News}, reports on important agreements with Russia to build nuclear power plants in Africa. Beyond providing...
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

IMF praises Kenya on supported battle against corruption

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) director for African Department, Abebe Selassie, on Monday commended President Uhuru Kenyatta for spearheading the war against corruption, saying...

Kenya to revamp state health insurer amid quest for quality service

Kenya on Thursday announced measures aimed at revamping the state health insurer and ensuring it is responsive to the needs of citizens. ...

Zambian woman arrested wearing ivory bangle in Kenya

Kenyan authorities said Thursday they are holding a Zambian woman who was arrested at the country's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi with worked...

Kenya mulls film production partnerships with China

Kenya said on Wednesday it's exploring film production partnerships with China as part of efforts to boost bilateral ties. Timothy Owase, CEO...
Workers work at the T-beam factory on section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Chinese-built bridge wipes out rain season transport misery in Kenya

The water in River Nzoia in Budalangi, western Kenya, flowed with vengeance on Wednesday, sweeping along anything on its path. It has...

Kenya uses digital platform to streamline distribution of relief food

The trend of giving relief food assistance to Kenyans will be cash based, according to Eugene Wamalwa, the Cabinet Secretary for Devolution and Arid...
financial inclusion

Britain pledges to work with Kenya to increase financial inclusion

Britain on Thursday pledged to work with Kenya's financial technology (fintech) firms to increase the level of financial inclusion for low-income and underserved consumers...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya pledges conducive environment to attract venture capital

Kenya on Tuesday pledged to provide world-class services to foreign investors in order to attract venture capitalists to the country, an official said on...
stock market

Kenya, China bourses launch capital markets initiative forum

Kenyan and Chinese bourses on Tuesday launched a capital markets initiative forum to help connect investor community and companies from both countries. The China-Kenya Initiative...