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22 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Cargo company collecting fortunes beyond borders

The company handles cargo freight from the local and international markets. Mr Jeff Baitwa is soft spoken and strong-willed.

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Monday | Daily Monitor

Tea exporters urged to exploit new market opportunities, experts say

Analysts have advised Uganda's tea exporters to directly export the commodity to emerging markets globally to increase revenue. Currently, about 97 per cent of all the tea produced in Uganda is exported and sold through the Mombasa tea auction and branded as Kenyan.

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Monday | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenya Signs Sea Ports Deal With Qatar

Kenya and Qatar have signed a maritime cooperation agreement to enable direct shipping between Mombasa and Doha ports, the Statehouse said Friday. The deal is part of several initiated when President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Qatar earlier this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta

Monday | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Fuel Prices Slashed On Lower Import Cost

Fuel prices have dropped slightly, with motorists expected to pay slightly less at the pump in the latest reviewed by the Energy Regulatory Commission. The price list announced yesterday by the ERC will offer reprieve to motorists and poor households for the next 30 days and is expected to have a ripple effect on key sectors such as transport.

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Monday | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Police Link CID Boss Shooters to Terror Gang

CID officers have launched a cross-border search for two fugitives alleged to be part of an active terror cell in Mombasa. Officers from the elite unit are currently following crucial leads to arrest the two men described as "most wanted criminals" and who fled after an attempted murder of Mombasa OCPD Geofrey Mayek and the CID officer Victor Ndumba.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Tensions Rise in Coast Region Amid Govt Accusations of MRC-Al-Shabaab Links

The secessionist group Mombasa Republican Council has rejected claims by the Kenyan government that it is working with al-Shabaab, saying the accusations are unfounded and that security agencies are looking to divert attention from their poor performance. Kenyan Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo said on September 7th that he has strong evidence to back up the claim.

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Daily Times

Suspect in Mombasa tourists' murder shot to death: Kenyan police : September 14, 2014,

A Kenyan suspected of killing tourists in the coastal city of Mombasa in July was shot and killed on Sunday by police in a raid at his home, police said. In two separate incidents, a Russian female tourist and later a Ugandan male and a German female tourist were shot in the Old Town in the Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa and their personal belongings were taken.

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News24

.com | Kenyan police kill suspect in tourist deaths

A Kenyan suspected of killing tourists in the coastal city of Mombasa in July was shot and killed by police in a raid at his home on Sunday, police said. In two separate incidents, a Russian female tourist and later a Ugandan male and a German female tourist were shot in the Old Town in the Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa and their personal belongings were taken.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CFRB

Fear of Ebola takes toll on African tourism, operators say

Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent. Harald Kampa, a hotelier near Mombasa, says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is hurting his business.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Kenya, Nigeria,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Marine News

Tanzania Receives $565m to Expand Port

Tanzania signed a $565 million deal on Friday with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam, part of plans to boost the east African nation's role as a regional trade hub. Tanzania wants to lift capacity to 28 million tonnes a year by 2020 from the 14.6 million tonnes it handled in the financial year 2013/14.

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Related Topix: Kenya, Congo, Africa

Thu Sep 11, 2014

AlertNet

Kenyan governor cleared of involvement in mass killings

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Mombasa Tea Brokers Begin Real-Time Streaming of Auction

Kenya's tea farmers were partly to blame for the poor performance of tea sales last year as they did not reduce production as they had been cautioned in 2009. This has now led tea brokers in Mombasa to begin a real-time streaming of the Mombasa tea auction to authorised stakeholders ahead of the April implementation of electronic trading in order to increase transparency and efficiency.

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Iol.co.za

Kenya: 20 locomotives ordered by RVR

EAST Africa's Rift Valley Railways had funding of 2.2 billion Kenyan shillings to buy 20 locomotives to be delivered by next April, it said yesterday. The operator of the only rail line linking Kenya's Indian Ocean coast with Uganda is expected to face competition from a new railway being built with Chinese financing from the Mombasa port to the Ugandan border.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

New Vision

Tanzanian nationals case against EAC partner states

By Andante Okanya An application that sought to temporarily block Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda from holding meetings on East African Community affairs without the input of Tanzania and Burundi , has been dropped at the East African Court of Justice . On Tuesday, the court sitting in Arusha accepted the withdrawal of the application on the prompting by the applicants.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Kenya

Thu Sep 04, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Tourist Arrivals Down By 13 Percent in First Half

Visitor arrivals through the country's main airports have dropped by 13 per cent in the first half of the year as foreigners shun the country over insecurity, latest data show. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics data released late Monday show the number of visitors declined to 428,223 in the six months compared to 495,660 over a similar period last year.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa Travel, Kenya Travel, Kenya, World News

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Basketball in Africa

Zone V : Urunani retain Zone V crown, Usiu claim women's title

Berco Stars Burundi's Urunani Basketball Club retained the Fiba/Africa Men's Zone V Club Championships title after beating hosts KPA 68-59 on Sunday at KPA welfare gymnasium in Mombasa, Kenya.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Mombasa Health Staff Demand Their Salaries

The workers said they have not been paid June, July and August salaries, even as the strike entered its third week yesterday.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

U.S. attacks Somalia terror group

U.S. military forces Monday conducted an operation in Somalia against al-Shabab, the main al Qaida affiliate in the east Africa country, the Pentagon said.

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The Miami Herald

U.S. attacks Somalia terror group

U.S. military forces Monday conducted an operation in Somalia against al-Shabab, the main al Qaida affiliate in the east Africa country, the Pentagon said.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Kenya targeting 'ghost workers'

Kenya has started biometrically registering all civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.

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