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Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths; CDC issues travel warning

The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Emory University

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Al Jazeera

Kenyan leader orders seizure of coastal zone

Kenya's president has ordered the repossession of land, stretching over 2,000 square kilometres, which he said was taken "under dubious and corrupt circumstances" by 22 companies between 2011 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Africa, Uhuru Kenyatta

BBC News

Kenyan unity lessons for Afghan rivals

Both camps in Afghanistan's presidential race appear to be wobbling over what was hailed as a landmark agreement to resolve the disputed election.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Africa, Condoleezza Rice,

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenya Could Soon Start Making Machine Parts for Export

This follows the launch of the inaugural competition for technical training institutions students who will undergo two weeks training at the Technical University of Kenya.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

The Baltimore Sun

Kenya charges nine foreigners over 377-kg heroin haul

Nine foreign nationals were charged in a Kenyan court on Thursday with trafficking the biggest ever single seizure of drugs at the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Iran, Middle East

Daily Journal

S. Leone players barred from traveling over Ebola

The Sierra Leone football squad has been prevented from traveling to the Seychelles for a weekend African Cup of Nations qualifier because of fears over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: World News

RuggaWorld

Kenyan Willy Ambaka joins WP

William Ambaka Ndayara, who weighs a hefty 100 kilograms and stands 1,95 metres tall, first came to prominence after a string of outstanding performances for Kenya at international Sevens level - having made his debut for his country in 2011.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Dad of jailed reporter: Son a victim of injustice

The father of an Australian Al-Jazeera journalist jailed in Egypt said Thursday that he respects the integrity of Egypt's courts but knows his son is the victim of injustice.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Prison, Muslim Brotherhood,

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: What to Consider When Buying Shares

Since the Nairobi Securities Exchange announced its Initial Public Offer which runs from July 24 through August 12 this year, some investors have been wondering whether to buy the shares or not.

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Related Topix: World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Xinhuanet

Kenya's blood agency to manage blood banks electronically

Kenyans will soon be aware of their blood donation suitability through an electronically generated short message, as a blood agency readies itself for a digital mechanism of monitoring its blood banks.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Computer Security, Science / Technology,

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kari Releases Certified Cassava Seeds for the First Time

A seed expert from the institute, Dr Joseph Kamau, said six varieties of the seeds had been released at the Coast, three in Nairobi and a host of others are being produced.

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Related Topix: World News

Marine News

Kenya's Mombasa Port Traffic Up 13% in H1

Container traffic through Kenya's biggest port grew by 12.8 percent in the first six months of the year after new cargo handling infrastructure was built to shorten the turnaround time for ships.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Kenya Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

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, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Malaria, Health

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Wall Collapses on Six Pupils

SIX nursery school pupils in Ugunja subcounty were rushed to Siaya County Referral Hospital after a wall of one of their unfinished classrooms fell on them.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Hispanic Business

KCB set to roll out Islamic Banking in Kenya next month

"Islamic banking proposition is part of our financial inclusion agenda that progressively looks at incorporating products and services to reach out to the unbanked population," said on Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Pop/Rock, The Association

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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Related Topix: Lebanon, IN,

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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Related Topix: World News, Airlines, British Airways, Africa

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