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12 min ago |

Kenya: Home Afrika Set to Issue Corporate Bond

Real estate firm Home Afrika is set to issue a Corporate Bond in the second half of 2014, as it seeks to access long term funds for injection into its projects.


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4 hrs ago | AlertNet

Kenyan teenager bleeds to death giving birth days after FGM

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7 hrs ago |

Kenya: Court to Rule On Tobiko's Application for Sh1 Billion Heroin Ship to Be Destroyed

Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has Friday afternoon moved to court seeking orders to have a ship that was intercepted off the Kenyan coast with narcotics destroyed.


Related Topix: Drugs,

11 hrs ago | News24

.com | Gunmen hijack Uhuru Kenyatta's official vehicle

Cape Town Kenyan media reports that one of President Uhuru Kenyatta's official vehicles, a high-end bulletproof BMW limousine, was stolen from his police driver in Nairobi.


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16 hrs ago |

Kenya: Thirteenth Huduma Centre Officially Opened in Mombasa

The Ministry of Devolution has opened the Mombasa Huduma centre being the first one in the coast region with Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru applauding the efforts of the centre since they started operations.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Uhuru Kenyatta

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Kenya set to destroy ship seized with drugs

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday directed security agencies to sink a ship which was seized while carrying drugs in the coastal city of Mombasa.


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New Scientist

Mapping the web of disease in Nairobi's invisible city

THE Dandora landfill site in eastern Nairobi is a monument to the Kenyan capital's runaway growth; a junk monolith built by the city's 3 million citizens.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Health, E. Coli

Voice of America

Rural Kenyans Move for Opportunity, Cause Housing Shortage in Nairobi

In Kenya, towns and cities are growing fast. It's estimated at least 100,000 people move per year from their rural homes to the capital Nairobi in search of opportunities.


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The story of Kenyan woman's escape from genital mutilation

Everyone who knows her speaks of a kind, low-key woman who only rarely shares her story.


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Tanzania challenges violence-hit Kenya as regional tourism hub

Tanzania expects tourist numbers to double to 2 million by 2017, the state tourist board said, challenging regional rival Kenya where Islamist attacks have scared away visitors.


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Art imitates life for ex-Sudanese child soldier Emmanuel Jal in 'The Good Lie'

By the time he was nine, Emmanuel Jal knew how to fire a gun and go onto a battlefield, a young recruit on the front lines of a bloody conflict.


Related Topix: Africa, Family, Kids

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Kenya: Imports Affect Maize Prices in Rift Valley

Maize prices in parts of Rift Valley have dropped by more than 40 per cent due to flooding by imports from neighbouring countries.


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Inter Press Service

Civil Society Condemns Immunity for Sitting African Leaders Accused of Serious Crimes

Some of the Kenyans who were forcefully evicted from their homes in Rift Valley during the 2007/2008 post-election violence.


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Big News

HIV Groups in Kenyan Slum Organize Self-Help

Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Africa, World News,

The Baltimore Sun

Police shoot dead three criminals near U.N., U.S. sites in Nairobi

Police killed three people trying to steal a truck near a United Nations complex and the nearby U.S. embassy in Nairobi on Wednesday, police said, but staff at both sites said they were continuing with normal business soon afterwards.


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Kenya: We Have No Cash to Pay Salaries, Says Governors

GOVERNORS have raised the alarm, saying that services could grind to a halt in the counties because of the delayed disbursement of funds for the current financial year.


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Small Business Trends

Solar Powered Startup Provides Protection Against Lion Attacks

How do you stop a lion from attacking your farm animals? If this isn't a problem you encounter often, then you probably weren't aware that bright lights help keep the predatory animals away at night.


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Right Wing News

A Firewall is Needed Against Militant Islam

In politics, consider the example of the 1988 United States presidential race. After several embarrassing defeats in early primaries, then-Vice President George H.W. Bush's campaign manager announced to staff and supporters that South Carolina and its influential primary would be the firewall for the Bush campaign.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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MPs raise confusion on cost of Safaricom tender [Business Daily (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MPs last evening voted to compel telecommunications company Safaricom to set aside 30 per cent of a multi-billion shilling security surveillance contract for local firms, even as it emerged that it will cost taxpayers Sh35.9 billion to roll out the project countrywide.


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Kenya: Plane Crashes After Private Resort Take-Off

A light passenger plane crashed on Tuesday morning at around 11:00am minutes after take off at Manda Conservation Hotel and Safaris, a private resort in Lamu West.


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