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While United States President Barack Obama waited anxiously backstage before his speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, his daughters Malia and Sasha came in to wish him well.
2015-05-27, CNN
(CNN)Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in Nairobi, Kenya, has his eye on someone special: President Obama's daughter Malia. His offer to win her hand? Fifty cows, 70 sheep and 30...
Land2015-05-29
Topix: NGANGARITHI, Kenya-Vegetables grown in the lush soil of this quiet agricultural community in central Kenya's fertile wetlands not only feed the farmers who tend the crops, but also make their way into the marketplaces of Nairobi, the country's capital, some 94...
Topix: In a village on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, 53-year-old MargaretMaposa embroiders seat covers for a customer, sitting with her niece Elizabeth Moyo, who is weaving a multi-coloured basket. Both women wear white headscarves, subtle markers of...
Topix: A hand-out photo made May 23, 2015 shows an International Committee of the Red Cross official walking through an ICRC food warehouse in Leer, South Sudan. AFPPHOTO/ICRC/PAWEL KRZYSIEK NAIROBI: Kenyan PresidentUhuru Kenyatta said Friday that regional leaders...
All Africa: [PR Newswire] Nairobi, Kenya -Kenyan entrepreneurs receive funding and mentoring to pursue a business that addresses food waste and nutritional deficiencies in local communities...
Stockhouse: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 29, 2015) - THIS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S.NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATESAfrica Oil Corp. (TSX:AOI)(OMX:AOI) ("Africa Oil" or the "Company) is pleased to announce that...
noodls: (Source: NairobiCityCounty) The county embarks on a rapid beautification exercise Nairobi City County Government has embarked on a rapid beautification exercise geared towards improvement of the city and its environs. In an effort to clear the drains that...
noodls: (Source: Commonwealth Secretariat) To drive business and create employment opportunities, youth entrepreneurship organisations from six East AfricanCommonwealth countries have agreed to join forces and form a regional alliance. The decision to create the...
noodls: (Source: Commonwealth Secretariat) Senior officials and experts from Africa met in Nairobi this week to consider the implications of the new global trade architecture, including the advent of mega trading blocs, on the continent. The meeting served to...
Reuters: (Adds details) NAIROBI May 29 (Reuters) - Kenya's year-on-year inflation fell to 6.87 percent in May from 7.08 percent the previous month, thanks to an easing of food prices, the statistics office said on Friday. The drop in the rate will be welcomed by...
The Hindu: Our flight in the tiny Caravan plane from Nairobi to Lamu Archipelago is smooth as silk, as we (the eight passengers) admire the efficient manoeuvring by the two young lady pilots. The air strip at Manda Island receives us with its trademark searing heat. As I...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto didn't take to the stage to sing a hymn but there were some laughs all the same despite the solemn nature of this year's National Prayer Breakfast....
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta will not be travelling to Nigeria for the swearing-in of Muhammadu Buhari as Head of State following media reports that he would be accompanied by a delegation of over 80 civil servants....
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Africa and Asia has connected MachakosPolice station, in Kenya to the Internet for free....
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Kakuzi Limited, Crown Paints and Jubilee Holdings are the top three gainers at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) from January to May 27, 2015....