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Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Raila Odinga addresses the crowd during a rally at Uhuru Park in Nairobi, Kenya, Thursday, April 27, 2017.
2017-04-27, WorldNews.com
Raila Odinga was confirmed Thursday as the main opposition presidential candidate for Kenya’s August election, BBCNews reported. Odinga, 72, will face PresidentUhuru...
Raila Amolo Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya makes a point during the session 'Accelerating Infrastructure Development' at the Annual Meeting 2013 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2013.
2017-04-27, Yahoo Daily News
By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's opposition alliance is expected to announce that veteran politician Raila Odinga will be its presidential candidate on...
Tusks in City of Mombasa -Kenya
2017-04-25, The Times of India
NAIROBI: Kenyan police say 27 people have been killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a trailer truck. Police say the accident took place along the major road...
Yahoo Daily News: Nairobi, April 28 (IANS) Olympic800 metres champion David Rudisha of Kenya says he has his eyes set on defending his world title in London in August, but he will seek a new experience when he competes in the 1,000m race at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Among local football fans, the greatest rivalry as far as the English Premier League is concerned has always between Arsenal and Manchester United. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The number of candidates who are seeking to contest for various seats independently is on the rise. ......
Topix: An alliance of Kenya's main opposition groups Thursday named its presidential candidate to face PresidentUhuru Kenyatta in the August elections. The NationalSuperAlliance announced, in a rally attended by thousands of supporters in Nairobi's main park,...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, April 28 (Xinhua) -- The UNFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) started using mobile phone technology in reporting desert locust's invasion in the Eastern Africa, a senior UN official said on Friday. FAO Sub-regional Crop ProductionOfficer for...
Public Technologies: PresidentUhuru Kenyatta today met and thanked Governors Ken Lusaka, Salim Mvurya, Samuel Kuntai Ole Tunai and HusseinDado for standing with the JubileeParty and helping in the quest to deepen democracy in the country. The President was speaking at a meeting...
The Times of India: NAIROBI, April 28 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling strengthened slightly against the dollar on Friday due to hard currency inflows from citizens of the country living abroad, traders said. At 0956 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 103.05/15 per...
Public Technologies: Kenya - On 27 April, the Government of Kenya, with the support of IOM, the UN MigrationAgency, launched the revised ImmigrationBorder Procedures and Operations Manual reflecting new immigration laws, policies and procedure. The Manual was first developed in...
Public Technologies: Lino Munoz won both his singles and Mixed Doubles matches at the XXIPan American Championships 2017 yesterday in Havana. Mexico's Munoz (featured image) beat Peru's DanielLa TorreRegal 21-17 21-11 to enter the third round of Men's Singles. Munoz then teamed...
Reuters: NAIROBI (Reuters) - The chairman of Athletics Kenya (AK) has told Reuters that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test, just weeks after it emerged Rio Olympics marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tested positive for performance enhancing drugs....
Xinhua: NAIROBI, April 28 (Xinhua) -- Olympic800m champion David Rudisha of Kenya says he has his eyes cast on defending his world title in London in August, but will seek a new experience when he competes at the 1,000m distance at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in...
The Times of India: LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists upped their targets for Europe's main equity benchmark on Friday citing an even brighter earnings outlook for the regional companies than previously forecast. Fading political risks after...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Senator Mike Sonko has won the Jubilee primary for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat after trouncing his rivals, including former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth. ......
All Africa: [Nation] The driver of a matatu that collided with a lorry at Malili on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, killing eight people, was avoiding running over a snake, one of the accident victims has revealed. ......