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1 hr ago | CNN

E-readers bring hope to Africa's schools

Worldreader is a nonprofit that brings e-readers and e-books to students in developing countries as a way to facilitate literacy.

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5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

If You're Too Sick To Fly, Airlines Might Not Offer A Refund

Kenyan health officials take the temperatures of passengers arriving at Nairobi's airport.

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9 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts.

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9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, a worker uses an electric screwdriver to dismantle a printer for recycling, at the East African Compliant Recycling facility in Machakos, near Nairobi, in Kenya.

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9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, above, says that in his mind, it's as if his offensive line has five, not four, starters returning, referring to Austin Barron's experience.

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14 hrs ago | The Star Online

Ethical Fashion Africa is helping Vivienne Westwood help Kenya's women

Next time you buy a Vivienne Westwood or Stella McCartney, check the label. You could be helping the Ethical Fashion Initiative and some of Kenya's poorest communities.

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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Terror suspect not a monster - lawyer

A British terrorism suspect in Kenya is no "monster" and has been falsely linked with a fugitive jihadist from the UK dubbed the "White Widow", his lawyer told a court on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Govt to Privatise Two Port Berths

The government has announced plans to look for a private company to manage berths 20 and 21 at the port of Mombasa once construction is complete by 2016.

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Lucianne.com

Mainstream Media RomanticizingFoley beheader as - Black Beatle John'

The British mainstream media, in another era called the scribes of the 'Penny Dreadfuls' continue to go to great lengths to romanticize brutal terrorists who slaughter and maim innocents in their demented mission for world takeover through Caliphate.

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Nerve News

Sports meet in Kenya cancelled over Ebola fears

The International Netball Federation cancelled an international meeting in Nairobi owing to deadly Ebola virus attack that has visited parts of Africa, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

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The Daily Star

Children used as soldiers in South Sudan

NAIROBI, Kenya: The U.N.'s top official for children and armed conflicts says the use of child soldiers and violence against children is commonplace in South Sudan's year of warfare.

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The Daily Star

Somali child soldiers 'punished' in foreign-funded camps: UN

NAIROBI: Former child soldiers in war-torn Somalia are being held in prison conditions in foreign-funded camps, "punishing" rather than rehabilitating them, the top U.N. children's envoy said Thursday.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Nakumatt to Open 50th Branch in Arusha

Regional retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, will this weekend kick-off a series of consumer reward programmes to celebrate the opening of its 50th branch in Arusha, Tanzania, this Saturday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asia News Network

NAIROBI: Outbreak making Chinese investors skittish

With the rapid spread of Ebola in four African countries - Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria - concern has risen about the safety of travelling, living and investing in those countries.

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Bangkok Post

Dreamliner jets in from Nairobi

The flag carrier on Tuesday inaugurated its Dreamliner flight from Nairobi to Bangkok before continuing to Hong Kong, then back to Nairobi via the Thai capital.

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In-depth Africa

Kenyan police produce Westgate attackers' weapon in court as evidence

Kenyan police on Wednesday produced a small arsenal of weapons recovered after last year's Nairobi Westgate shopping attack in the ongoing trial of four men accused of helping the gunmen.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Media Leaders Launch Pan-African Campaign Against Hate Speech

The African Media Initiative will today launch a Pan-African campaign against hate speech in Nairobi, Kenya, with a panel debate at Pawa254 from 17h30 21h30.

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CNN

E-readers bring hope to Africa schools

Worldreader is a nonprofit that brings e-readers and e-books to students in developing countries as a way to facilitate literacy.

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Daily Monitor

New maize varieties ready for the market

Newly released drought-tolerant maize hybrids, developed by the Water Efficient Maize for Africa project, have attracted interest from companies, which are looking to market them to farmers in East Africa.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Mwalimu Sacco taps Equitorial Bank executive for CEO [Business Daily (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) An executive director of Equatorial Commercial Bank , Robert Shibutse, has taken over as chief executive of the giant Mwalimu National Sacco.

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