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Kenyan police question terror suspect

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Kenyan security forces said Tuesday they are interrogating a terror suspect who was arrested in the coastal city of Mombasa. Eliud Monari,...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya sets up isolation center in coastal region to test COVID-19

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The Kenyan government on Thursday set up an isolation and treatment center for suspected cases of the coronavirus at the coastal city of Mombasa. ...
Kenyan media

Kenya to combat drug trafficking through review of private jetties

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Kenya plans to combat international drug trafficking and smuggling of contraband goods through the review, vetting and registration afresh of the nearly 700 private...
Coffee

Kenya plans to reform coffee sector

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Kenya said on Friday it plans to undertake far-reaching institutional, legal and support-services interventions intended to reverse the negative trends in the coffee industry...
coffee

Policy makers and business leaders to brainstorm over trade barriers in EAC

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Stakeholders from across the coffee value chain have gathered in Mombasa, Kenya, February 11-14, 2020 for the region’s pre-eminent coffee event. The EAC Coffee...

CTAA announced overall winner of Routes Africa 2019 Awards

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Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) has been announced as the overall winner of the Routes Africa 2019 Awards at a ceremony last night...
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

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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

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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...
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Japan donates 17 patrol boats to Kenyan maritime police to enhance security

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Japanese government on Wednesday handed 17 patrol boats to Kenya Marine Police to boost security and anti-terrorism measures in the coastal region. ...
An oil tanker off-loading crude oil at the KPA’s Kipevu oil terminal in Mombasa. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Chinese firm to complete dredging of Kenya’s oil port terminal by end of 2019

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China Communication Construction Company is expected to complete the dredging works of Kenya's Kipevu oil terminal located at the port of Mombasa by end...
seeds

Chinese seed companies showcase quality seeds at Kenya’s congress

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Two Chinese seed companies are among a number of global seed companies that are exhibiting at this year's pan-African seed congress Kenya's coastal city...
Seeds

Expert calls for good policies for seed sector to spur growth in Africa

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An agricultural expert on Tuesday called for good policies to enable Africa's seed sector to realize its potential for economic growth. Lava Kumar, head of...
President-Uhuru-Kenyatta

Kenya cracks down on illegal foreign workers

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Kenyan authorities said Friday they have launched an operation to flush out foreigners who are working in the country illegally. Fred Matiang'i, the Interior Cabinet...
railway

Kenya runs promotional tariff for SGR freight services

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Kenya on Monday announced a three-month promotional tariff for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) freight services. James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, approved the request...
Climate change

Africa maritime center launched in Kenya to spur low-carbon techs

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The Africa Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) was launched in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa on Wednesday to help mitigate the harmful effects of...

Kenya acquires six modern boats to fight terror, drug trafficking

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Kenya said on Wednesday that it has acquired six modern patrol boats to help boost the fight against terrorism and drug trafficking. Inspector General of...

Kenya launches crackdown on illegal shipment of minerals

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Kenya on Friday announced a crackdown on illegal mineral shipment aimed at tax compliance and curbing capital flight at Mombasa port. Cabinet Secretary for Mining...
train

Kenya launches cargo train set to de-congest Mombasa port

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday launched the standard gauge railway (SGR) cargo train that is expected to ease congestion at the port of...
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 gun down 3 Al-Shabaab suspects

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Kenya's security forces on Monday killed three Al-Shabaab suspects in the coastal town of Tana River. Deputy County Commissioner Michael Kioni said...
Maize

Kenya imports 30,000 metric tonnes of maize to ease shortage

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Kenya on Friday imported 30,000 metric tonnes of maize from Mexico as part of the effort to stabilize maize flour prices due to the...
hotel

Kenyan hotels record high bookings over Easter holiday

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Kenya's hotels in the tourist resorts of the Coast region on Friday announced that they had registered 95 percent bookings for Easter festivities. ...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan leader rules out further talks with doctors

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Kenyan President on Sunday ruled out further talks with the striking doctors and directed them to return to work before any more talks. ...
The Spirit of Malabo boards Ms. Diana for a 40 nm tow from Turtle Island, Haiti to the Port of Cap Haitian. The Brazilian built ocean rowboat arrives this week in Miami by Haiti Shipping Lines.

Kenya seeks to revive shipping line to tap US$3 billion

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Kenya has kicked off plans to revive the Kenya National Shipping Line (KNSL) that has the potential to contribute over 3 billion U.S. dollars...
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 kill suspected Al-Shabaab returnee in Mombasa

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Kenya's anti-terrorism detectives on Sunday killed a suspected Al-Shabaab returnee in the coastal town of Kwale. The officers recovered a hand grenade,...
Deported

Kenya deports 4 suspected foreign drug barons

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The Kenyan government on Sunday deported four suspected drug barons arrested in the coastal city of Mombasa. The authorities on Saturday arrested...
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)

Kenya to extradite four drug barons

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The Kenyan government on Monday night extradited four drug barons wanted in the United States for drug trafficking charges. Baktash Akasha, his...
Kenya

Kenya receives 32 passenger coaches from China

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Kenya on Sunday received 32 passenger coaches from China that will run on the east African country's high-speed Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). ...
tourist

Kenya’s tourist arrivals grow thanks to US travel boom

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The number of tourists arriving in Kenya between January and October reached 729,682, a 16.1-percent increase on the previous year, an official announced Friday. ...

Somali pirates still holding 3 Kenyans

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Andrew Mwangura said Tuesday that the three hostages, including a woman, were captured by Somali pirates in November 2014. On Saturday, Somali...
Photo taken on April 30, 2016 shows the site of a historic torching of ivory and rhino horns at Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya. [Photo/Xinhua]

Interpol To Arrest Two Tanzanians For Ivory Trade

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The brothers -- Samuel Jefwa and Nicholas Jefwa -- have "involvement in possession and dealing in ivory" and are believed to be hiding in...