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  1. No schooling in Norhern Kenya as insecurity spooks teachersRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2012 | Newstime Africa

    Schooling in three counties of northeastern Kenya has been paralyzed - affecting thousands of students - after numerous teachers declined to return to the region after 23 of their colleagues were killed by Somalia's Al-Shabaab militant group. "Most schools in the northeast depend on teachers from other parts of the country," Mohamed Sheikh, a teacher from the Mandera secondary school, told The Anadolu Agency.

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  2. Kenya: State to Spend Sh2.5 Billion On Primary, Secondary Exam Fees Every YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    The government will spend Sh2.5 billion on primary and secondary school exam fees each year, President Uhuru Kenyatta said. He was speaking during the launch of the Tusome Early Literacy Programme at Ruai Primary School in Nairobi on Wednesday.

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  3. Day in Pictures: Please slime meRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    ESCARGOT CULT: A customer receives the latest trendy beauty treatment at a spa in Thailand's Chiang Mai province - the snail facial. Basically you pay to have a snail crawl across your face and leave a slime trail.

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  4. Kenyan Park Turns to Assisted Breeding to Save Rhino SubspeciesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy said it's considering using in vitro fertilization to try and save the northern white rhino from extinction after an attempt to get them to breed naturally failed. There are only five of the animals, a subspecies of the more common white rhino, left in the world, all of them at the 90,000-acre park, which lies 217 kilometers north of the capital, Nairobi.

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  5. Sporting nights at The Cube for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Border Mail

    Penny Vine wants people to help charity by watching the soccer and tennis on the big screen at The Cube. Picture: JOHN RUSSELL A local charity raising funds for a school for vulnerable schoolchildren in Kenya is hoping to bring Wodonga's sporting spirit alive this weekend.

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  6. .com | CAR militia agree ceasefire, says mediatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News24

    Warring forces in the Central African Republic have agreed an initial ceasefire agreement, the top mediator at Kenyan-based peace talks said on Wednesday. The deal was signed between senior representatives of the anti-balaka rebels and the ex-Seleka movement of ex-president Michel Djotodia.

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  7. Kenya lost over 100 rhinos in three yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Newkerala.com

    Kenya lost over 100 rhinos to poachers in the last three years, raising fears that the country's total number of 1,000 rhinos could be wiped out, a government official said Wednesday. Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu said illegal wildlife trade presented a serious threat to the survival and conservation of many endangered species.

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  8. Mr. Taxi Driver, You Are Going Too FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KWBU-TV Waco

    One of five stickers pasted in Kenyan passenger vans as part of a Georgetown University study to promote safe driving. A friend and I were returning to Nairobi from Lake Naivasha when the cars in front of us came to a halt.

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  9. African slaughterhouse producing portable energyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Western Producer

    Maasai pastoralists in Kenya have found an innovative way to generate biogas: using animal blood and waste from a slaughterhouse.a The Keekonyokie facility in Kajiado County uses the gas it produces to generate electricity that powers the meat cold room and processing equipment. It also pipes the gas to local hotels, while the slurry becomes fertilizer for grazing pastures.a The Maasai now hope to take the project a step further and become the first group in the country to package the alternative fuel into cylinders and make it mobile.a Project leader Michael Kibue said the 320 pastoralists anticipate that they will be selling their Keeko Biogas in six kilogram cylinders by March.

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  10. Security experts to gather in Nairobi next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PRWeb

    Global Summits organiser, IRN, will be hosting the East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum on 4-5 February at The Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club in Nairobi, Kenya. Senior level Security Representatives will gather to discuss the most pressing security concerns affecting the sector in Africa's Eastern region.

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  11. Africa: Uber Eyes Use of Mobile Money Service in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    After launching its service in seven African cities and hitting a few hitches, especially in Kenya, Uber is exploring the use of mobile money services. The service has been launched in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Pretoria in South Africa; Lagos in Nigeria; Cairo; and Nairobi, Kenya.

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  12. FastJet Mulls Tanzania-Kenya Flights as License DelayedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    "We have actually met all the necessary criteria," FastJet General Manager for East Africa Jimmy Kibati said in an interview Tuesday in the capital, Nairobi. The company operates in Tanzania and has a license in Zambia.

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  13. Kenya's plea for start-up cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Reuters

    Kenya's tech scene is one of Africa's most advanced, with soaring phone use and cheap data spurring growth. But tech entrepreneurs say investment capital is scarce, and investors drawn to ''Africa's Silicon Savannah'' say there's s a shortage of innovation to meet needs.

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  14. How the Peace Corps continues to fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | CNN

    ... tested negative for Ebola, said she would defy efforts to keep her quarantined at home. Health officials in Nairobi, Kenya, prepare to screen passengers arriving at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Tuesday, October 28. U.S. President ...

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  15. Rich people just don't understand how poor people think, reveals dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Mirror.co.uk

    In a painful example of how out of touch elites can be, a study from the World Bank shows that powerful people don't realise poor people are similar to them The World Bank's 2015 report shows how wealthier people fail to understand poorer people's attitudes to life - via data from tests on the Bank's own workers. What do poor people think? What do wealthier people think that poor people think? The results are surprisingly very different. 1 comment

  16. Kenya: Slum Electrification Is Wealth RedistributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | AllAfrica.com

    Kenya Power has just launched a programme whereby more than 30,000 residents of Nairobi's Mathare Area 4, a low-income estate, will benefit. The wags of Mathare Area 4 will doubtless soon boast about being personally powered and empowered by no less an entity than the World Bank.

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  17. Kenya: Nairobi Misses Out On Final 'Intelligent Communities' ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The Intelligent Community Forum has finally announced the Top7 Intelligent Communities for 2015 with Nairobi failing to make the cut. Last week it was revealed that a new ranking by the Intelligent Community Forum has positioned Nairobi as the only African city to be shortlisted in the top 21 intelligent cities list.

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  18. A view from Liberia: Peace Corps fights EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | CNN

    ... tested negative for Ebola, said she would defy efforts to keep her quarantined at home. Health officials in Nairobi, Kenya, prepare to screen passengers arriving at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Tuesday, October 28. U.S. President ...

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  19. Climate change pilgrims target UN COP21 Paris meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Thousands of people are planning to embark on a pilgrimage of climate justice - either on foot or on bicycles - across many parts of the world. The pilgrims, rooted in their religious faith, want to express solidarity with those affected by climate change - urging world leaders to produce a legally binding and universal agreement on the climate at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

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  20. UN leads Kenya in marking Holocaust DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Xinhuanet

    The United Nations on Tuesday led Kenyans in commemorating the victims of the holocaust of the Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camps that occurred 70 years ago. "The mass killing was motivated by perverse ideology that sought to eliminate anybody they considered inferior," the UN Environmental Program Executive Director Achim Steiner said in Nairobi.

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