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climate change

Kenyan industrialists launch center for green growth, climate change mitigation

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Kenyan manufacturers on Friday launched a center for green growth and climate change mitigation. Mucai Kunyiha, chairman, Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM),...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Kenyan marathoner Siele slapped with ban for doping

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The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has banned Kenyan long-distance runner Patrick Siele for three years and six months for doping. The marathoner,...
European Football Leagues

Kenyan top-flight football management faces uncertain future with lapse of deal

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The future management of Kenyan top-tier club football remains in question following the lapse on Thursday of a contract between the country's federation and...
potato

Kenyan scientists develop potato varieties resistant to deadly pests

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Scientists in Kenya have developed potato varieties that are resistant to cyst nematodes in what promises to change fortunes of the crop in the...
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Kenyan runners eye victory at unfamiliar territory at Doha Diamond League

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World champions Timothy Cheruiyot and Conseslus Kipruto are planning to raise the bar in the 800m and 1,500m respectively at the Doha Diamond...
nuclear

Kenyan industries hastening swift to energy efficiency

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Kenyan manufacturing entities have accelerated a switch to energy efficiency in key operations alternatives, an official said on Wednesday. Keriako Tobiko, cabinet...
trafficking

Kenyan police rescue 16 foreigners in human trafficking ring

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Kenyan security forces said Thursday they have rescued 16 foreigners after busting a human trafficking ring along the Marsabit-Isiolo highway in northern Kenya. ...
Elephant

Kenyan police arrest poacher with 14 kg elephant tusks

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Security officers in the northwestern Kenya town of Kitale on Thursday arrested a poacher in possession of 14 kilograms of elephant tusks with a...
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)

Kenyan manufacturers launch policy tool-kit to aid recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

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Kenya's manufacturers on Wednesday launched a policy tool-kit to aid the recovery of the sector from COVID-19 pandemic. Mucai Kunyiha, chairman of...
Covid-19

Kenyan banks defy COVID-19 to post growth in deposit, interest income in first half

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Listed commercial banks in Kenya defied the effects of COVID-19 pandemic to post growth in deposit, loans and interest income in the first half...
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Kenyan national champion Chelangat set for Ostrava meeting

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Kenya's Sheila Chelangat is set for her first competition at the Ostrava Golden Continental Tour on Tuesday after starting the season with a commanding...
Un Plastic Pollution

Kenyan investors underline urgency of plastic ban, circular economy growth

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The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) on Wednesday voiced opposition to attempts to push for reintroduction of single-use plastics and underscored necessity of...
Middle And Long Distance Runners

Kenyan, Ethiopian runners to renew rivalry in Prague’s half marathon

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The World Half Marathon records are at stake as Kenyan and Ethiopian runners take over the Prague half-marathon on Saturday with the resumption...
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)

Kenyan orders ministry of health to publish all COVID-19 procurements

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday directed the Ministry of Health to publish details of all procurements related to COVID-19, particularly those undertaken...
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta with First Lady Margaret at Swearing In on November 28, 2017

Kenyan leader calls for using COVID-19 lessons to anchor universal health roll-out

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday called for the utilization of knowledge gained from the global and national response to COVID-19 in the...
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta with First Lady Margaret at Swearing In on November 28, 2017

Kenyan president says economy grows 4.6 percent in first half despite COVID-19

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday the economy has grown by 4.6 percent in the first half of this year compared to 5.5...
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Kenyan police kill 8 suspected burglars

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Kenyan police on Sunday night killed eight suspected burglars in the industrial area of the capital, Nairobi. The robbers were killed by...
NAIROBI, Feb. 24, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Kenyans who studied in China take part in an event supporting China's fight against the novel coronavirus in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Feb. 23, 2020. The Kenya-China Alumni Association, which comprises of Kenyans who studied in China, on Sunday showed solidarity when China is combating the novel coronavirus outbreak. Members of the alumni were optimistic that the Chinese government's efforts to contain the spread of the virus will soon bear fruit. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)

Kenyan students keen to join Chinese universities after COVID-19 pandemic

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Ambrose Kitavi had just completed his secondary examinations at the end of 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic completely changed the world due to...
Photo taken on March 27, 2020 shows an empty street after the start of a curfew in Nairobi, Kenya. A countrywide curfew came into effect in Kenya Friday evening to intensify measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Li Yan)

Kenyan indigenous communities urge halt to forest eviction amid COVID-19 risks

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Representatives of Kenyan indigenous communities on Thursday urged a halt on evictions meant to promote conservation of forests and woodlands amid threats posed by...
budget

Kenya’s investors welcome budget for financial year 2020/21

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Kenyan investors under the private sector alliance on Friday welcomed the national budget for the financial year 2020/21, saying it will help with recovery...
football

Kenyan top flight football league management hints at post COVID-19 restart

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The Kenyan Premier League (KPL) Limited on Thursday announced plans to restart the 2019/20 season after the local federation's decision to cancel the competition...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Kenya scientists call for research support to speed up COVID-19 vaccine

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Kenyan scientists on Tuesday called on the international donor community to support the east African nation with more funding for scientific research to accelerate...
Kenyan media

Kenyan working mothers prove their mettle amid COVID-19 outbreak

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The moment Lila Bitengo's employer informed her of the shift to working from home after Kenya confirmed its first positive COVID-19 case on March...
farmers

Kenyan farmers sustain food supply amid COVID-19 pandemic, flood threats

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Resilient Kenyan farmers have shrugged off floods and locust threats to keep food supply steady in the east African nation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Kenyan police

Kenyan police gun down terror suspect in coastal region

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Kenyan police on Sunday killed a terror suspect in the coastal resort town of Diani in Kwale County. Kwale police commander Joseph...
From left......UD Trucks Senior Product Manager the Middle East, East & North Africa, Mikito Maruyama, Doreen Chebet, Sales Manager UD Trucks, Majda Tochdi- Marcom Director and Jeferson Machado Sales Director UD Trucks East Africa during the consultative meeting at CMC AL-FUTTAIM Nairobi.

CMC Motors make a comeback in Kenyan market

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As one of the world’s leading commercial vehicle brands, UD Trucks has long been a major player in the Eastern African market. Yet 2020...
rugby

Kenyan women’s rugby team lands Challenger Series slot

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Kenya is among the 12 teams that will compete at the inaugural HSBC Sevens Challenger Series event for women in South Africa in March,...
A group of farmers in Sawla

Kenyan trade lobby to train farmers to expand international market

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Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) has offered to train Kenyan farmers to gain access to international markets, including China, officials said...
Electricity

Kenyan electricity firm mulls energy loss reduction measures

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Electricity distributor, Kenya Power on Tuesday confirmed ongoing initiatives to enhance power system loss reduction measures in its electricity distribution network countrywide. ...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Kenyan skilled youth create own jobs

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At his furniture workshop in Kayole, east of Kenya's capital Nairobi, Joseph Ochieng wiped sweat from his brow as he pushed the saw up...