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Bandit attacks threaten public transport in northwest Kenya

When Emmanuel Ekeno sold part of his herd to engage in public transport business, popularly known as matatu, he was hoping for a bright...
Kenyase Number Three women roasting gari with “Gari Elephant”

China says committed to helping Africa address socio-economic challenges

China is firmly committed to empowering the African continent to tackle socio-economic challenges of employment, food and health, a Chinese mission to the African...
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Kenya’s former PM Raila Odinga vying for presidency

Some 19.6 million Kenyans will vote on Tuesday to elect the country's fifth president. Raila Amollo Odinga, the son of Kenya's first Vice President...
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Tanzania, Kenya begin joint wildlife census in northwest

The Kenyan and Tanzanian governments have launched joint wildlife census in the world-famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve and Serengeti National Park. Kenya...

Kenya’s fishing community seeks solar power to boost output

Hot sunny days can cause an economic havoc to the Kenyan fisher folks at Lake Victoria, the largest fishing waters in East Africa shared...
A policeman stands guard outside Westgate shopping mall, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 18, 2015. Kenya's upscale shopping mall, Westgate, which had been closed nearly two years ago after a terrorist attack that claimed 67 lives, was reopened on Saturday amid tight security.(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Kenya beefs up security in clash-hit northwest Kenya

The Kenyan government said Sunday security had been beefed up in clash-hit Baringo County where cattle rustling and killings have left about ten people...

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...

Kenya’s rural poor and illiterate create a sustainable economy

If Shem Makori was living in one of the Kenyan cities, he would have probably been exposed to some investment ventures to establish a...

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...

Kenya’s Turkana residents demand fair share of oil windfall

In the past three years, there have been numerous protests in the vast and semi-arid region as locals demand jobs and monetary compensation. ...

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. ...
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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...

Kenyan farmer sets up seed oil processing firm

Establishing small scale industries for processing farm produce is an ambitious development Kenya seeks to achieve in order to stimulate growth of its rural...

Kenyan farmer enhances sustainable agricultural productivity

The environment in which Priscah Okeng'o grew up in the 1940s to '60s in the remote villages of Nyamira County in Western Kenya spared...

Youth in Kenya place monetary value on their talents due to unemployment

by Robert Manyara Nurturing talents in youths is widely conceptualized as an alternative way of tackling unemployment in Kenya. But commercializing...

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...
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)

High living cost dampens Kenyan traders’ hope for profit

by Robert Manyara This is a commercial crisis that the small scale traders in Nakuru, the fourth largest city in Kenya,...

Experts warn of River Valley Fever outbreak over El Nino

by Robert Manyara The experts from the Africa Veterinary Technical Association (AVTA) called for an increase in surveillance and more resources...

Young Kenyans fight poverty with artistic work

By: Robert Manyara After completing his secondary school studies in 2003, Simon Muthiora would not envision further education since his parents lived within humble...
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Youth unemployment pushes Kenyan graduates into noble ventures

by Robert Manyara In Kenya, possessing a certificate qualifying one's training in a particular area never guarantees one...
Wpid Drainage In Front Abia State Teaching Hospital Temporary Site Now Cleared By Asepa X

Poor drainage system in Kenya arouses local distress

by Robert Manyara Zipporah Damba, a resident of Kwa Rhonda, a low income settlement in Kenya's Nakuru town, was forced to move her poultry...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Chinese hostile to poaching crusader conveys change to Kenya’s Mara area

by Robert Manyara Zhuo Qiang founded Mara Conservation Fund (MCF) in 2011. His intent was to conserve the endangered carnivores in the wildlife rich Maasai...

Kenya still has high stigmatization rates for HIV patients

by Robert Manyara Every three months, Kevin Otieno (false name), a resident of Homa Bay county in Western Kenya, has an appointment with his...

Traders benefit from booming tourism sector in western Kenya

By Robert Manyara Winfrida Nafula sat patiently on one of the huge rocks at Marenga Beach along the shores of Lake Victoria in Busia...

More incentives needed to solve skill gap in Kenya

by Robert Manyara Two years ago, Winnie Koech graduated with a degree in journalism from a Kenyan university. However, her dream...

Kenya?s forest cultivation scheme improves livelihood

by Robert Manyara On the fringes of Aberdare Forest in central Kenya, at least 50 acres of land are planted with a variety of...
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Youths in Kenya find ingenious way to raise income

by Robert Manyara Youths in Kenya are increasingly adopting ingenious ways of raising an income as securing formal employment turns out to be an...