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15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Ranguma Asks Nyalenda Residents to Create Space for Slum Upgrade

The Kisumu county government has defended the demolition of houses and business premises in Nyalenda earlier this month for the slum upgrading project.

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Yesterday | IRIN

HIV funding worries in Kenya

KISUMU/NAIROBI, 30 July 2014 - The US President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief , the biggest funder of HIV programmes in Kenya, is set to significantly scale down its funding, a move activists and government officials believe could negatively affect the country's fight against the disease.

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Yesterday | CNN

Kisumu County Attraction

Features like the shoreline of lake Victoria,Kit Mikayi and other rocks of similar stature like Ndere island national park and the icelbergs around Kisian area are better sites for tourism attraction,other than that,we have Kisumu Museum and Impala park which provide further tourism attraction.

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Yesterday | Canada NewsWire

Tailings samples yield an average result of 2.69 g/t gold

Results showed an average tailings sample yielding 2.69 g/t gold with a high of 5.15 g/t gold and a low of 1.15 g/t gold.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenya Power Promises Stable Supply

Energy Cabinet Secretary Davis Chirchir on Sunday said the government was actively seeking to bring down the power cost of doing business in Kenya in order to effectively compete with other African countries in attracting investors.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Sh7.1 Billion Deal Signed Secretly - Ranguma

KISUMU Governor Jack Ranguma has distanced himself from the Sh7.1 billion waste management deal between the county and two international companies.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Cord Unveils Team to Craft Referendum Question

The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy on Tuesday named four experts to lead a team that will craft the referendum question.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Cane farmers oppose cheap sugar imports

Cane farmers from Western Kenya are up in arms over illegal importation of cheap sugar that has flooded the market.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

CORD names referendum team comprising lawyers

Coalition for Reforms and Democracy has unveiled a four members committee of experts chaired by Paul Mwangi to craft and formulate referendum issues.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Tullow, Kisumu Agree On Payout Task Force

The taskforce team will be comprised of leaders from the county and Tullow, Kisumu Senator Anyang Nyong'o has aaid.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kisumu Signs New Sh7.1 Billion Waste Management Deal

KISUMU county government has signed a Sh7.1 billion new waste management deal after the court cancelled the initial Sh18 billion tender for a similar project.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hispanic Business

Otieno Otieno: Isn't it time to evaluate the other side of biotec foods?

Despite the labelling on its container indicating it has "modified maize flour " among its many ingredients, they still had to have it tested at the Kenya Plant Health Inspection Services labs to confirm the "traces of GMOs" in it.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CNN

Artists Vow to Clean Up Kisumu.

In the event organized by united Generation .Participants cleaned drainages, swept streets and also entertained travellers who watched the cleaning.

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IRIN

Kenya to pilot community-wide malaria treatments

KISUMU, 18 July 2014 - Kenya is experimenting with unconventional methods to tackle high malaria rates through the piloting of mass drug administration - treating entire communities with anti-malarial drugs, regardless of whether they have the parasite.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, World News, Kenya, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

We are focused on development, Uhuru assures Kenyans

Speaking in Kakamega town, President Kenyatta said Kenyans went to the elections last year and made their choice which should be respected.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

It's 'Etsy,' Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

Sure, it's tough to earn a living as an artist. But it helps if your materials don't cost a lot.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Business, Transport Resume in Kisumu

BUSINESS and transport operations in Kisumu normalised yesterday after the Saba Saba rally held on Monday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Behind deadly force in Kenya, there's often a police badge

Riot policemen patrol past people demonstrating in solidarity of Kenya's opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy , rally to demand dialogue with the government in the western city of Kisumu July 7, 2014.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

CNN

Sabasaba Rally

Some of the pictures this morning in Kisumu - Kenya Kibuye market and Kondele area respectively, ahead of the "Sabasaba" Rally by the opposition leaders, expected in Nairobi's Uhuru Park today.

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AlertNet

Police in west Kenya city disperse protest with tear gas - witness

Police shot volleys of tear gas at hundreds of protesting youths chanting slogans against President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kenya's western city of Kisumu on Monday, a Reuters witness said.

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