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2017-02-27, Community news
Kenya is a land of recommended of several athletes who concept competition paths both regionally and globally, with loads of creative hobbies to engage in in spare time....
The Times of India: NAIROBI, Feb 28 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling held steady against the dollar on Tuesday, with dollar inflows from horticultural produce exporters and non-governmental organisations matching demand from oil importers, traders said. At 0741 GMT, commercial...
Public Technologies: Isuzu Motors (TSE 7202) and General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) have reached an agreement that Isuzu will invest in General Motors East Africa (hereinafter called 'GMEA'). Isuzu is making this investment with the intention of expanding its commercial vehicle...
Market Watch: BARCELONA, Spain, Feb 28, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Flytxt, a fast growing customer data analytics software company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to deploy its Customer Value Management (CVM) solutions for Zain Group, a leading mobile...
Independent online (SA): Boeing opens two new offices in Johannesburg and Nairobi to mark a milestone for the company as it continues to expand its international presence. ......
Malaysian National News Agency: NAIROBI, Feb 28 (BERNAMA- NNN-KBC) -- Kenya has begun test runs on Africa's first plant to convert end of life plastic waste into commercial synthetic fuel oil. The Kiambu County-based plant uses a conversion technology which involves heating the waste under...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Local insurance players are angling to get a share of an estimated Sh 2 billion marine insurance segment in 2017. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Business magnate and industrialist Dr Chris Kirubi has been honoured with the Distinguished AfricanImpactLeader of the YearAward by African Leadership magazine UK. ......
Coastweek: by ChristineLagat, Lu Duobao TSAVO (Xinhua) -- The oldest and largest wildlife sanctuary in the African country is a prized destination for anyone in search of tranquility owing to its vast repository of flora and fauna. In the park, the China-funded Standard...
Coastweek: by ChristineLagat NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Hassan Mohamed, CEO of National Cohesion and IntegrationCommission (NCIC) said that state agencies will intensify vigilance during the campaign season to prevent spread of divisive messages that may jeopardize peace and...
Coastweek: by Bedah Mengo NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- With the ongoing drought, the import dependency ratio on food, vegetable and animal products may rise to the levels they were some five years ago at 29.1 percent, 32.6 percent and 1.1 percent respectively, Cytonn, a Nairobi...
Coastweek: by David Musyoka NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The experts urged policy makers to strike a healthy balance between development of additional shelter with sound planning and environmental protection to prevent urban decay. President of Architectural Association of Kenya...
Coastweek: By Peter Mutai NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Prasanna Boddupalli, director of the InternationalMaize and Wheat Improvement Center’s (CIMMYT) Global Maize Program, said the virulent pest has so far damaged an estimated 287,000 hectares of maize in the region since last...
The Guardian: Rapid urbanisation has made an ordinary commodity suddenly precious: sand. As cities continue to voraciously need concrete, glass and asphalt, illegal sand mining has sparked a global wave of gang violence...
Modern Ghana: Nairobi (AFP) - From ancient Rome to modern times, mankind has suffered devastating periods of hunger caused by drought, war or misguided politics. Last week South Sudan was declared the site of the world's first famine in six years, affecting abo ......