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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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Newswise

Primary School Reading Initiative Boosts Literacy in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya- Primary school literacy rates in Kenya can be improved through the Primary Mathematics and Reading initiative, according to a journal article by researchers at RTI International and Florida State University.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kidero Slams Odhiambo Over County Budgets

Kidero said once the budgets are passed by the county assemblies and signed into bills and Acts by governors, nobody has the authority to reject them.

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In-depth Africa

No date yet fixed for Machar's visit to Khartoum : spokesperson

July 28, 2014 Spokesperson for the South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar said a date had not yet been determined for the visit to Khartoum by the top leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , but confirmed the plan was in existence.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Footbridges Unsafe, Says Mak Chair

THE Motorist Association of Kenya has demanded the removal of adverts mounted on footbridges.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kwale Eyes Tourism and Mining for Growth

The Kwale County investment forum is expected to attract Sh4 billion shillings of investment over a two to three year period, according to governor Salim Mvurya yesterday.

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SFGate

IPFW librarian seeks funds for library in Kenya

Florence Mugambi has a dream. She wants to see a library built in her small hometown of Ontulili, in rural Kenya.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Kenya Women Holding to offload its shares

Kenya Women Holding is set to offload 30 percent of its stake in Kenya Women Micro-Finance Bank to its more than 600,000 members countrywide.

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AlertNet

Rain harvesting saves Kenyan community 100 km water trek

MUTOMO, Kenya Until recent years, the rocky, drought-prone settlement of Mutomo in eastern Kenya had the unenviable reputation of being the only trading centre in the country where women and children were forced to trek over 100 km in search of water.

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Stars and Stripes

Building bonds among kids of terrorism's victims

Everyone on the orange team Sunday - and the blue and the red and teal, for that matter, all 72 campers - had lost a loved one to terrorism.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: NSE Says Licensing of New Bourses Could Pose a Threat

The Nairobi Securities Exchange, which is currently selling shares to the public, is concerned that new entrants could affect it.

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