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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Nairobi Motorists Go Into Cashless Parking

A pilot exercise of the cashless payment system has been running for five days in August, along . Beginning this month however, the process was spread over the whole Nairobi County.

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7 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

HBO's New Documentary Captures Terror On Film

It seemed like just a normal, busy shopping day on September 21, 2013 at the West Gate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Everything suddenly changed when four men from the terrorist group Al Shabab attacked the mall with high-powered weapons.

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11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Kenya to host regional conference on Ebola

African governments are due to meet in Nairobi from Tuesday for a regional conference on Ebola virus disease preparedness, Kenya's health ministry said Monday. The Sep 16-17 regional conference will be attended by ministers in charge of transport, health, immigration and East Africa Community affairs from Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo , South Sudan and Ethiopia.

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16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Liquid Telecom Sets Sights On Kenya's Counties, Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Market

Liquid Telecom is set to enter the country's fibre-to-home segment while having a keen focus on expanding connectivity to the country's counties as its next focus of growth. In an interview at the sidelines of last week's East Africa Com in Nairobi with CIO East Africa, Ben Roberts, CEO, Liquid Telcom Kenya said the firm will however be strategic in its roll-out, avoiding areas already covered with competitor's infrastructure.

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20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Relief for Motorists As Pump Prices Drop

The cost of a litre of super petrol has been reduced by Sh4.98 in Nairobi and will now retail at Sh111.64. In the latest review by the Energy Regulation Commission a litre of diesel will sell at Sh102.36 while kerosene will retail at Sh81.63 after being reduced by 62 cents.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

9Down.Com

The Nature Of Things How To Be A Wild Elephant HDTV x264-aAF

Elephant poaching worldwide has reached epidemic proportions. In Kenya, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust provides a sanctuary for baby elephants who are its greatest victims, left to die without the nurture and protection of their matriarchal herds.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

French smartphone firm set for Kenya market entry [Business Daily (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) French smartphone manufacturer, Wiko Mobile, is eyeing the Kenyan market as part of an Africa-entry strategy to boost its sales. Wiko, which is majority-owned by Chinese technology group Tinno Mobile, manufactures its phones in China.

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The Age

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A man stands next to young elephants at the David Sheldricks orphan elephant foundation in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Best of the world - September 15, 2014

A man stands next to young elephants at the David Sheldricks orphan elephant foundation in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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National Public Radio

Esther Okaya Is Introduced To The Blood Pressure Cuff

Esther Okaya, who lives in Korogocho, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya, says even teetotalers are falling victim. One minute quarreling with a neighbor.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Alaine gets 'presidential' patron

NGINA Kenyatta, daughter of Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta, was a surprise guest at a concert headlined by Jamaican singer Alaine at Nairobi's City Cabanas Club last Saturday night. "She enjoyed the thrills of the night ... She danced to reggae tunes and bonded with the visiting Jamaican singer," the article read.

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Journal Gazette

US gova t warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack.

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Door Reminder

Working toward clean water, economic development in Kenya

Working toward clean water, economic development in Kenya Rotary International service project included 16 water cisterns and 40,000 tree seedlings Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1s0dzA8 Maiuni villager Kowasi said these words to me as I left Kenya in 2012. After two years, we returned to this wonderful village from Aug. 3-15 for additional humanitarian work.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenyan Women Mulika 'Dead Beat' Dads On Social Media

There are websites where you can go and rate the facilities you visited on holiday, Trip Advisor being a case in point. You can also post your reviews on a purchase you made on Amazon.com.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Newkerala.com

Kenya to partner with US against terrorism

Kenya will partner with the US to fight against terrorism that has affected some sectors of the East African country's economy. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Interior Monica Juma said Friday Kenya was glad to have a partner like the US that is committed in the terror campaign to wipe out agents of horror and fear.

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Religion News Service

Murdered nuns laid to rest in the Congo as crime investigation continues

A street in the Democratic Republic of Congo town of Bukavu, where the three nuns were laid to rest. Religion News Service photo by Fredrick Nzwili Three elderly Italian nuns murdered in Burundi were laid to rest Thursday in a Xaverian cemetery in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid heightened calls for action about their death.

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The Daily Star

U.S. Somalia strategy: Can a failed model destroy ISIS?

African Union Mission in Somalia soldiers inspect a destroyed minibus following a suicide attack which targeted a convoy of African Union troops on September 8, 2014, near the town of Afgoye, some 30 kilometres northwest of the capital Mogadishu. AFP PHOTO/ABDULFITA HASHI NOR NAIROBI: U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered a "relentless" war against ISIS, and has cited the ongoing intervention in Somalia as a model for intervention in Syria and Iraq.

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Contract

Perkins+Will Designs New Ghana Ridge Hospital

Global architectural and design firm Perkins+Will has been selected to design a new 465,560-square-foot hospital in Ghana. Currently under construction, the new facility will become the largest hospital in the Republic of Ghana to date.

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Business Journal

40 Under 40 2014: Matthew Oppenheimer

Sending money back to the old country has taken on a new twist with mobile paymenttechnology developed by Seattle startup Remitly Inc. Founder Matthew Oppenheimer was working for Barclays Bank Kenya in Nairobi when he became aware of the hassle and cost associated with transferring money abroad to family in Africa. A typical transaction included waiting in line at a transfer agency, filling out forms, tracking codes and dealing with the agent.

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New Vision

Dr. Sezibera woos Ugandans to support integration

The East African Community Secretary General Dr. Richard Sezibera has called upon Ugandans to support the regional integration process because with it will come economic prosperity. Dr. Sezibera yesterday held a regional EAC awareness event during which he addressed residents and traders of Nakiwogo market in Entebbe municipality.

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