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22 min ago | Stars and Stripes

How Anonymous and other hacktivists are waging war on Kenya

Hackers and other cybercriminals on the prowl are wreaking havoc in Kenya, threatening to turn the East African country's dream of launching an e-government into a nightmare.

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2 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Siemens partners with the East African Power Industry Convention in Kenya in September

The conference and expo will gather more than 1000 attendees along with exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies, products and services across the entire energy value chain from generation, transmission, distribution and services.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Militant Islamists shoot dead Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil in Somalia

A Muslim woman has been shot dead by militant Islamists for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives have claimed.

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6 hrs ago | AlertNet

The cost of maternal death in Kenya

A mother brings her baby for medical checks and food distribution at a feeding center outside Mandera town, Kenya on November 15, 2007.

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

10 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

Building a brighter future for African researchers

She first worked as an assistant lecturer at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, before becoming a fully-fledged lecturer in the late 1990s.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Albany Times Union

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

In this Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, Kenyan gays, lesbians and supporters wear masks to preserve their anonymity, as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya.

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ENR-Engineering News-Record

Lebanese Firm Overcomes Bid Protest over $490 Million Pipeline in Kenya

Lebanese family-owned firm Zakhem International Construction is set to construct a $490-million multi-product oil pipeline in Kenya after a petition challenging award of the contract was thrown out by a government procurement agency in mid-July.

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Metro

NEWWomen and children sex victims of 'pervert pilot' sue BA

BA pilot Simon Wood killed himself after being accused of molesting girls at an orphanage in Nairobi Women and children who say they were sexually abused by a British Airways pilot are suing the airline for damages.

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Caribbean News Now!

A revolution in finance for ACP agriculture

Ivan Mbowa, Umati Capital ; Jethro Greene, CaFAN ; Niko Kluyver, FactorPlus ; Senator Norman Grant, CaFAN participating in the forum The Caribbean farmers' challenge: Factoring for farmers By Adelle Z Roopchand NAIROBI, Kenya -- The access to finance is and has been a debilitating factor in the progress of agricultural development across the ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

Great apes face extinction:...

The world's great apes face extinction within decades, renowned chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall warned Tuesday, in a call to arms to ensure man's closest relatives are not wiped out.

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Daily Monitor

Mao to spend two more weeks in Nairobi

KAMPALA Democratic Party President Norbert Mao has been given two more weeks in Nairobi, Kenya to complete his treatment.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

No date yet fixed for Machar's visit to Khartoum : spokesperson

July 28, 2014 Spokesperson for the South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar said a date had not yet been determined for the visit to Khartoum by the top leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , but confirmed the plan was in existence.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

KNH rolls out strategy to decongest facility

Kenyatta National hospital has rolled out a referral strategy that will help decongest the institution as well as improve service delivery to the general public.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: NSE Says Licensing of New Bourses Could Pose a Threat

The Nairobi Securities Exchange, which is currently selling shares to the public, is concerned that new entrants could affect it.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Problems Facing Kenya Will Soon End, Says Uhuru

PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto have dismissed Cord's referendum calls.

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Voice of America

Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Kenyan Muslims join others to offer prayers outside the Masjid Noor mosque during the first day of the Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Nairobi, Kenya, July 28, 2014.

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Black Enterprise

Top-Funded Startup IROKOtv Launches East Africa Headquaters

Innov8tiv.com reports that CEO of iROKO Partners, one of Africa's top-funded startups and the machine behind iROKOtv , a leading platform for African films globally, will be moving its base of operations from London to Kigali, Rwanda.

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Hispanic Business

Nairobi Exchange Goes Public

Sixty-six million shares, each at a cost of Ksh9.50 will be on offer in the IPO that runs until .

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Govt reforming dispute resolution

Attorney General Githu Muigai says the government is in the processes of implementing and reforming arbitration and dispute resolution laws in Kenya, to make the country more attractive to investors.

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