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Kenyan police officers take positions outside the Garissa University College while an ambulance takes the injured to a hospital, during an attack by gunmen in Garissa, Kenya, Thursday, April 2, 2015.
2018-06-18, The Star
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Eight Kenyan police officials were killed in the eastern part of the country on Sunday after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device...
Joy Online: Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC. Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are the regions’...
Irish Independent: The cast of "The Handmaid's Tale" joined forces with a women's rights group on Wednesday to tell real-life stories that eerily resemble the top-rating television series to promote equality for women and girls. In a two-minute film launched by Equality Now, the...
Xinhua: NAIROBI, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Kenya on Wednesday launched a 10 millionU.S. dollars unsecured loan scheme to enable women who are majority of farmers in the country to access loans. Lucas Meso, the Managing Director of Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC),...
Coastweek: NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Wang, who is the chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), visited the NairobiTerminus of the Standard GaugeRailway (SGR) connecting Kenya’s port city of Mombasa and the capital...
Coastweek: NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- During his meeting with Kenyan PresidentUhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday, Wang, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), hailed the robust development of bilateral ties. He said Chinese...
Coastweek: NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- A grand dragon boat racing, a traditional folk activity normally held during China’sDragon Boat Festival which falls on Monday, kicked off in Uganda on Saturday, co-hosted by friendship associations of both countries. This was the second...
Coastweek: NEW DELHIIndia --. A new, powerful wave of yoga is sweeping the world. Declaration of the UN InternationalYoga Day on 21 June has boosted its momentum. .In the West, yoga is the new lease for a healthy, stress-free living. In India, TV gurus have publicised...
Coastweek: NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Only one acquisition has been recorded so far, a departure from last year where the East African nation registered four, with more banks expressing interest in acquiring others. The acquisitions included Diamond Trust BankKenya buying...
Coastweek: NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- JosephKuria, the Board’s Chairman of the 320 acres Maramba Tea Estates located in Kiambu County on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, said that Beijing represents an alternative and lucrative market for tea grown in the East...
Coastweek: NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Johan Mistiaen, the program leader for Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions at the World Bank Group, told journalists in Nairobi that the financing gaps in infrastructure in the continent are so enormous that they cannot be met by...
Public Technologies: STATEMENT BY AMB. MONICA JUMA, DPHIL, CBS, CABINET SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON THE OCCASION OF THE PLEDGING CONFERENCE ON BLUE ECONOMY, 20th JUNE 2018, AT THE CROWNE PLAZA, NAIROBI Mr Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary, the National Treasury and National...
Public Technologies: Namibia beat Mozambique on the clay courts of the Nairobi Club to take advantage of Kenya's rest day and hit the summit of Pool B in AfricaZoneGroupIII of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas. CaptainJeanErasmus continued his blistering singles form this week by...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The suspects in the Sh468 million scandal at the National Youth Service (NYS) could face a minimum of ten years in prison or a one million shilling fine should they be found guilty. ......
All Africa: [NairobiNews] State House deputy spokesperson Kanze Dena on Wednesday held her first press briefing just weeks after her appointment. ......