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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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Kenyans adjust social events amid COVID-19 social distancing rules

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Gladwell Jeruto exchanged ornamental gifts with her fiance while in the presence of her parents and other close relatives all of whom were donning...
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)

Kenyans stick to COVID-19 containment measures even as cases flatten

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On Monday at about 9.30 p.m. in Kenya's capital Nairobi, the few motorists on the road rushed to leave the city as the curfew...
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Fintech hastens economic relief to Kenyans amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Some 125,000 youths across Kenya on Monday started to receive 342 million shillings (about 3.17 million U.S. dollars) through their mobile phones from the...
Herculis Diamond League

Kenyans hope to dominate Stockholm Diamond meet on Sunday

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After a successful outing at the Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco last weekend, Kenyan stars return to track at the second stop of...
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Kenyans embrace home-based remedies to boost immunity amid COVID-19 risks

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Irene Kasyoka sips a mixture of ginger and lemon as she watches out for customers in her vegetable stall located on the eastern edges...
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Kenya’s COVID-19 cases near 20,000 as air travel set to resume

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Kenya's total number of COVID-19 cases neared 20,000 on Thursday after 788 people tested positive to the virus from 5,521 samples in the last...
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StarTimes to resume broadcast of NBA games to Kenyans

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Chinese pay television company StarTimes on Tuesday said it will resume broadcasting of the National Basketball Association (NBA) 2019/20 season on July 30 to...
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Kenyans in dilemma as rising COVID-19 cases increase disease exposure chance

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At the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Kenya in March, Victoria Selima, a government auditor, was asked to work from home by her employer...
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EU offers Kenya US$73 million to contain spread of COVID-19

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The EU said Monday it has provided 7.8 billion shillings (about 73 million U.S. dollars) to Kenya to address the socio-economic impact of the...
Kenyan media

Chinese-initiated Food on the Way program sends love, care to Kenyans in need

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Food on the Way, a program initiated by a Chinese expatriate in Kenya, has been sending the most-needed food to children and low-come families...
Covid Re Testing

Kenya confirms 167 new COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 2,767

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Kenya's Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed 167 people tested positive to COVID-19, bringing the total number to 2,767. Mutahi Kagwe, cabinet...
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Kenyans step up community fight against COVID-19 via sanitation

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One by one, residents passed through a sanitation booth placed at Kitengela bus terminus, south of Nairobi, on Tuesday morning. The rush...

Kenyans suffer fury of climate change as lake water level hits decades’ high

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Water levels in Kenya's rivers and lakes have surged to the highest level in about five decades due to heavy rains in what is...
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Kenyans resolute to fight COVID-19 as cases surge

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As COVID-19 cases rise in Kenya to stand at 582, the resolve to fight the disease is growing, with citizens striving to ensure those...
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Kenya’s Harambee spirit helps alleviate suffering amid COVID-19 fight

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Kenya's spirit of Harambee, which means coming together to fundraise to support a particular course, has come in handy during this time of the...
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Savings groups cushion Kenyans from COVID-19 impact

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Grace Akoth, who lives in Kakamega western Kenya, has been a member of a cash-saving group that comprises ten women for close to seven...
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Kenyans adopt new lifestyles to curb spread of COVID-19

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Tuesday marked the 14th day since auditor Victoria Selima, who lives on the east of Nairobi, Kenyan capital, stayed at home. With her two children,...
A medical staff samples throat swab for a patient, Feb. 2, 2020. The fever clinic of the First People's Hospital of Changzhou, eastern China’s Jiangsu province runs 24 hours per day during the Chinese New Year to battle against the novel coronavirus. The hospital established a professional emergency medical team, set up a specialized treatment zone for the fever clinic and enclosed an isolation zone to treat the fevered and observe suspected cases. (Photo by Chen Wei, People’s Daily Online)

Kenya-China Alumni Association expresses solidarity with China on containing coronavirus outbreak

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The Kenya-China Alumni Association, which comprises of Kenyans who studied in China, on Sunday showed solidarity when China is combating the new coronavirus outbreak. ...
File photo taken on Dec. 28, 2002 shows former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi (front) inspecting the guard of honor in Nairobi, Kenya. Moi passed away at the age of 95 on Tuesday morning at the Nairobi Hospital in the presence of his family, President Uhuru Kenyatta said. (Xinhua/Xu Xianhui)

Kenyans bid last farewell to former president Moi, mourn him as a Pan-Africanist

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Tuesday joined in Nairobi by a number of dignitaries from across Africa for the funeral service of...
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Aloe vera offers Kenyans in drylands opportunities amid climate change

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The green plant with some tiny spikes on the side of the leaves is scattered on a patched land at Makutano in Machakos, south...

I want to demystify long distance running in Ghana – Amponsah

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Ghanaians are not known heavyweights in long-distance running like Kenyans, who have dominated the sport for a very long time and are known...
Al-Shabab

Security officers pursue al-Shabab militants after killing 11 Kenyans

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Kenyan security officers are on Saturday pursuing al-Shabab militants who ambushed and killed 11 people mostly police officers in Wajir County in the northeast...
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Fashionable video streaming services lure Kenyans from digital TV

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"I am bored, what movies can I watch on Netflix?" Leo, a Kenyan social media user posted on Facebook on Wednesday. The...
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Kenyans taking up biofuel as charcoal, kerosene get costly

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A blue fuel burnt steadily under her cooking pot recently, making Jane Onyango, a resident of Kitengela, south of Nairobi, smile. She...
Rain

Kenyans relish fresh produce price drop amid heavy rains

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John Karanja, a hotelier in the northwestern Kenyan town of Kitale, had for the better part of this year grappled with high costs of...
Ishmael Arthur

Arthur Says There is nothing magical about Kenya

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Ishmael Arthur, one of the leading long distance runners in the country, is unperturbed about the growing interest of Kenyans in the 2019 Kwahu...
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Smartphone games craze gripping Kenyans

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An increasing number of Kenyans are finding it fashionable to while their time away playing games on smartphones, with the craze steadily picking up...
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Cheaper loans elude Kenyans despite interest rate caps

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Kenyans are still grappling with high loan charges more than two years since the east African nation introduced caps on banks' lending interest rates. A...
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2019 Cryptocurrency predictions: Kenya leads in East Africa Region

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As we start 2019, it is an opportune time to reflect on the year that was and forge the way forward. The cryptoeconomy celebrated...