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1 hr ago | The Daily Record

Livingston FC hero on Kenyan mission

Former Livingston legend Brian McPhee is looking forward to a life-changing experience when he travels to Africa to work as a teaching assistant.


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5 hrs ago |

Kenya: Kenya Police Intensify Security Crackdown

Kenyan police say they have screened more than 1,000 people and are deporting 225 others in ongoing security sweeps targeting illegal immigrants.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Illegal Immigration, US News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

Africa's Tech Edge

How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age First World problem: Splitting dinner with friends, we do the dance of the seven credit cards.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Cellphones, US Politics, US News

Kenya: Village Market Embarks On Sh5 Billion Upgrade

NAIROBI's prime shopping and recreation complex, Village Market, is set to undergo a major redevelopment starting next month after securing a Sh5 billion loan.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa Travel, Kenya Travel, World News

The Fresno Bee

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay

Aqulina Mwelu George, 24, filed a civil lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles late Monday seeking six months of back pay and damages from her former boss, according to a copy of the lawsuit.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, us Travel, Travel

The Economist

Kenyan farmers: Insure my cows

AS WELL as a cheque for $700, a knowing look passed between Hassan Bashir and Bashir Mohamed, his 80-year-old father.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought,

Kenya: NSE Plans to Open Up Share Sale Before July

OPENING up of the Nairobi Securities Exchange ownership to the public looks set to be completed before end of the year.


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Kenya's ICT Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i on policy priorities & ICT sector investment

Dr. Fred Matiang'i is Kenya's Cabinet Secretary in Ministry of Information, Communications & Technology.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Kenya to commence construction of US$14 billion railway line

It is reported that Kenya is set to begin the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway construction as soon as funds needed to start the project are released by China from a loan deal that should be finalized next month.


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Using video surveillance to gain insights into hand washing behavior

Simply washing your hands can reduce the reduce respiratory illnesses, such as colds, in the general public by 21 percent, cut the number of people who get sick with diarrhea by 31 percent and lower diarrheal illness in people with weakened immune systems by 58 percent, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Kenya: Domestic Tourists Boost Coast Easter Hotel Bookings

HOTELS at the Coast are banking on domestic tourism which has shown a positive trend despite the recent security concerns in Mombasa.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa Travel, Kenya Travel,

In-depth Africa

Kenya - Turkey Agreed to Stabilize Somalia

Ankara Governments in Ankara and Nairobi have clinched on a security cooperation pact providing that Turkey government to partner with Kenyan government by supplying support programs including upgrading to its police in order to partake collectively the stabilization of Somalia and likewise give hand to the reconstruction efforts of Somali ... (more)


Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Turkey, Middle East,

Kenya: Media Accused of Bias in Ongoing Crackdown

HUMAN rights bodies have accused the Kenyan media of "selective coverage" and "lacking fairness" in the police crackdown to flush out illegal immigrants.


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Malaysian National News Agency

Kenyans To Be Registered Afresh In National Database For Security Reasons

The Kenyan government will register all citizens afresh in a national digital database as it moves to boost the country's security, says Deputy President William Ruto.


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Kenya: Drunk Drivers Pay Out Sh14 Million

THE government has collected more than Sh14 million in fines since it started enforcing laws on drink driving.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Kenya: Naivas Gets Credit Card for Its Shoppers

Consumer finance company, afb, has created a credit card for shoppers at Naivas Supermarkets who can purchase goods on credit at any Naivas stores in Nairobi and throughout Kenya over time.


Related Topix: Africa, World News,

Kenya: Diesel, Kerosene Prices Drop in April

Motorists will pay slightly higher prices for petrol, but cheaper for diesel and kerosene following the Energy Regulatory Commission latest review released on Monday.


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Twin Cities Daily Planet

Twin Cities' Somali community demands justice for families 'under siege' in Kenya

Nearly 100 picketers joined the Friday demonstration in St. Paul, condemning actions by Kenyan government and demanding the release of those detained.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Somalia, Hennepin County, MN

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Rwanda: Twenty Years Later

Erik Cleven - assistant professor in the politics department at Saint Anselm College.


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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Expert Witness Pinpoints Kenya Arson Attacks

A United Nations expert on satellite imagery has told judges at the International Criminal Court that more than 500 buildings were deliberately burnt down during violence that hit Kenya's Rift Valley after a disputed presidential election in 2007.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mwai Kibaki