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Xinhua: NAIROBI, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's central bank on Monday retained its benchmark rate at 10 percent due to increased optimism for growth prospects in the economy. Patrick Njoroge, who heads the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and the country's...
USA Today: Kenyans protest against alleged rape at Nairobi hospital Video provided by AFP         ......
Business Journal: Big names from Coke to Unilever address concerns as customers and governments urge action. ......
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) was slow on Monday as foreign investors cut both buys and sales by over 90 percent. Foreign purchases...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Kenyan runners have long dominated marathons across the world — five of the top six fastest current times belong to Kenyan men, and four of the top 10 fastest marks for women were set by Kenyans. But Robert Morris graduate transfer forward Ronnie Gombe,...
APO: Penny Mordaunt has hailed the “incredible power of technology to deliver aid in new ways” on her first official visit to Kenya as International Development Secretary. During her visit, Ms Mordaunt saw how UK aid is supporting vulnerable communities...
Gareowe Online: NAIROBI, Kenya - Four Somali men charged over an explosion at a coffee shop at Nairobi's international airport in 2014 were acquitted Monday (Jan 22) due to lack of evidence. The men had denied they were members of the Somalia-based Al Shabaab Islamist...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Jan.22 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Nairobi County on Monday announced the formation of a special unit to crack down on criminals involved in violent robberies targeting business owners and commuters in public service vehicles. Nairobi County GovernorMike...
Independent online (SA): CAPE TOWN - The total income for the tourist accommodation industry has increased by 1.0% in November 2017 when compared to November 2016, Statistics South Africa revealed. In a report, Stats SA said income from accommodation increased by 1,0% year-on-year in...
APO: Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt HonPenny Mordaunt, has hailed the “incredible power of technology to deliver aid in new ways” on her first official visit to Kenya. While in the country, Ms. Mordaunt saw how...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan runner Michael Saruni, 22, plans to represent the country at the upcoming World Indoor Championships in Birmingham in March. Saruni, who was dropped in a controversial way from the 800m team to London last year in favor of...
Public Technologies: GOVERNOR BANKI KUU YA KENYA CENTRAL BANK OF KENYA Haile SelassieAvenue P. O. Box 60000-00200 Nairobi, KenyaTelephone: 2861003/24 Fax: 2716556 PRESS RELEASE MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on January 22, 2018, to...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya said here Monday that he is not worried about the introduction of Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele to the London marathon lineup. The Kenyan, who is eyeing to run a world record...