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Kenyan working mothers prove their mettle amid COVID-19 outbreak

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...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (front) addresses a televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2020. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced stringent measures to help contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus after two new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. (Xinhua)

Kenya intensifies efforts to protect women, girls

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened risks that Kenyan women and girls are facing during their normal lives. Fortunately, key stakeholders are consolidating...

Kenyan disabled females seek self-employment to beat poverty

People living with disabilities in Kenya find it hard to secure formal employment despite being skilled and ready to work, realities pushing them to...
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A Kenyan start-up’s way to success

Kenyan entrepreneurs Caroline Mutabacho and Diana Ochola, started a beauty product enterprise three years ago with little experience in production, marketing and managing the...

Kenyan cabinet secretary Tuju injured in road accident

Raphael Tuju, secretary general of Kenya's ruling Jubilee party, was injured in a road accident on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway in Kenya early Wednesday, local...
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Kenyan campaigners urge innovative measures to end female genital cut

Kenya gender rights activists on Sunday urged the government to adopt innovative strategies to help eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM). The campaigners...
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Experts call for urgent action in Africa to combat climate change

As adverse effects of climate change become more apparent across Africa, experts call for urgent execution of deliberate actions to contain the extreme climate...
Bees help pollinate around 80 percent of all species of flowering plants, so without them many fruits and vegetables would be unable to reproduce (AFP Photo/Jack Guez)

Kenyan flower growers’ lobby warns fertilizer shortage can hurt exports

The current shortage of soluble fertilizer that is used to enhance growth of flowers could hurt exports, a lobby group warned on Friday. Clement Tulezi,...

Kenyan farmers benefit from China-sponsored agricultural research, technologies

Kenya has made strides in agricultural transformation thanks to enhanced bilateral ties with China in a sector that contributes over one quarter of the...

Kenyan expert roots for big data to transform healthcare services

Kenya needs to invest in collating data so as to propel improved and equitable delivery of healthcare services, a research expert said on Saturday. Mokeira...

Kenya experts urge resilient ways to absorb shocks of hunger

Kenyan experts are suggesting for possible resilient ways households can absorb effects of famine after the government declared ravaging drought a national disaster. ...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

Kenyan small traders face obstacles in accessing credit

Securing credit from financial institutions to sustain and expand businesses is one of the nightmares Kenyan micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) have been...
Sacrificial animals are seen at a livestock market set for the upcoming Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha, 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 19, 2015. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenya’s farmers urged to shield livestock from drought via feed conservation

A Kenyan scientist on Wednesday called for a need for livestock farmers to practice feed conservation to cushion their animals from famine during prolonged...

Kenyan farmers find fortune in soybean milk

The farmers are extracting milk from the highly nutritious legume, offering another option apart from the cow, goat or camel milk. "People...

Kenyan women making socioeconomic progress with special fund

The fund, anchored on the country's agenda of empowering women to alleviate poverty in the households and catalyze the nation's socioeconomic growth, is tailored...

Post-harvest technologies help Kenyan farmers reduce yields loss

Kabazi Jua Kali Youth Group based in southwest Kenya's Nakuru county is one of them making mobile metal silos from stainless iron sheets. ...

Kenyan farmers tackle hunger with drought tolerant arrowroot

The farmers from the agricultural area of Ndundori, north of Nakuru town, have come together under the identity-4Brothers group-and assist farmers in planting the...
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Kenya’s poultry sector devises modern rearing accessory

For years rearing chicken especially indigenous in the East African country was taken as a practice for keeping stock for festivities and other regular...
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Kenya urged to integrate environment policy to achieve growth

Benson Ochieng, a Kenyan environmental lawyer, said absence of the policy in the country is a hindrance to implementing strategies promoting a balance between...

Kenyan farmers urged to use “correct tree species”

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) assistant head of Mau Conservancy, Alfred Abong'o, told Xinhua on Tuesday that although the practice of planting trees...

Poor sanitation hampers Kenya’s anti-cholera efforts

Health experts largely attribute the dehydrating disease to poor sanitation and improper hygienic practices especially defecating in the open with the human waste contaminating...

Kenyan youth employ innovativeness, creativity to curb joblessness

A growing number of youth faced with hopelessness of securing a job, are now settling for income generating activities requiring one to think...

Kenyan youths eradicate open defecation in Nakuru slums

But overtime, things have changed in these areas located on the western side of Nakuru town, about 160 km northwest of the capital city...

Kenyan students expect to explore opportunities in China

by Robert Manyara Kenyan students' interaction with Chinese lectures has spirited their ambitions of exploring socio-economic opportunities availed in the Asian country. ...
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Chinese language inspires Kenyan student

by Robert Manyara Abdalla, who is pursuing a degree in International Relations and History at the institution, has lived with the...

Kenya flooded with loads of china made wares

by Robert Manyara China-made wares attractive to women are among the popular products that Kenyan traders are finding profitable to sell in the major...
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Kenyan duo use Chinese technology to boost construction business

The two,based in Nakuru, some 120km northwest of Nairobi, are in the business of making low-cost construction materials including ventilations, paving blocks, and hollow...

Chinese TV decoder boosts popularity of Chinese programs in Kenya

Esther Wanjiru who works with a tours and travel agency in Nakuru town in Kenya's central Rift Valley region is a big fan of...

Kenya’s curio traders seek more visits from foreign tourists

According to Kimonyi Muthini, the chair of the umbrella association of the curio traders in Nakuru town, the volumes of their sales have remained...
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Kenyan traders hope for better business climate in 2016

The past year saw challenges to the business community including a weakening Kenyan shilling, insecurity and high taxes, inevitably dimming their profits. "It has...