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Kenya ruling Jubilee Party members and followers of President Uhuru Kenyatta

EAC says Kenya should promote healing amid divisions linked to repeat polls

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The East African Community Election Observer Mission (EAC EOM) has called upon Kenyan political leaders and election managers to embark on a process of...
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Kenyan businesses gradually pick up after repeat polls

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Kenyan capital Nairobi was a beehive of activities on Friday morning as workers reported to their stations and businesses opened after a two-day break...
Takeda’s Access to Medicines strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa will include a long-term partnership with the Pan African Heart Foundation to create a mobile screening program for hypertension – a leading cause of cardiovascular disease in the region – and diabetes in select local counties in Kenya, including Kajiado county

Rising heart diseases puts pressure on Kenya’s healthcare

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Samuel Keter has refined oratory skills and sense of humor making it possible for the middle-aged father of four to communicate to a large...
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Kenyan experts sound alarm over surging cardiovascular diseases

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Kenya is staring at an unprecedented spike in cardiovascular diseases due to sedentary lifestyles among urban populations and a lack of diagnostic equipment in...
gender gap

Kenyan manufacturing lobby partners with UN to boost gender parity

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The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and the UN Women are working on a comprehensive strategy to boost participation of women in key industrial...
Raw sewage flowing into the Sao Conrado beach-an upmarket area which is unsafe to swim due to sanitation problems

Kenyan, Rwandan social enterprises secure funding to boost urban sanitation

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Two social enterprises in Kenya and Rwanda have secured new funding to improve access to affordable sanitation services to low-income urban dwellers. A statement from...
Kenya Elections won by Jubilee Party of Kenyatta and Ruto

Good News: Kenya says normalcy has resumed after post-poll riots

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Kenyan officials said Saturday normalcy and calm has resumed in most parts of the country in the wake of sporadic demonstrations witnessed in opposition...
Refugee

Despite budgetary difficulty Kenya still gives refugee support

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Kenya will not waver in its commitment to provide a safe haven for refugees from neighboring countries, a senior official said Tuesday during an...
Kenyan Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed (Front R) and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Sports,Arts and Culture Hassan Wario touch the Mau Mau sculpture erected at Freedom Corner in Uhuru Park, Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Sept. 12, 2015. The Monument which was erected at the park on Saturday is part of reconciliation efforts between the British government and Mau Mau veterans, for torture and ill treatment during the colonial era between 1952 to 1960. (Xinhua/John Okoyo)

Kenya seeks robust cooperation with China on legal affairs

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The Kenyan government is keen to elevate cooperation with China in the legal fraternity in a bid to boost governance and civil order, officials...
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Online shopping wins hearts of Kenyan youths

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Mercy Ngungi, a bubbly 23-year-old Kenyan youth, was initially skeptical about the hyped magic accompanying online shopping until recently when she discovered that its...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenyan election candidates to face stricter vetting

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The Kenyan government has formed a multi-agency committee to vet and approve those vying for posts in the Aug. 8 general elections, officials said...
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Kenya heightens action on hate speech ahead of August polls

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Kenyan authorities said on Monday that they will enhance monitoring and prosecution of individuals spreading inflammatory messages to prevent inter-communal hostilities ahead of August...
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Kenya’s polls body pledges support for fair party nominations

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Kenya's electoral body said on Monday that it will offer logistical support to enable major political parties to conduct fair and peaceful nominations slated...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenya’s wildlife sanctuary in pristine condition despite railway passage

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The sight of elephants foraging unperturbedly in the idyllic scrublands of Kenya's Tsavo National Park could provide a perfect background for shooting a timeless...
A local resident is seen with his cattle in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo County are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

Kenya to raise new funds from donors, private sector to combat drought

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Kenya intends to raise new funds from multilateral donors and local corporations to support humanitarian assistance for an estimated 3 million people affected by...

Antibiotic resistance threatens Kenya’s war on infectious diseases

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The growing menace of anti-biotic resistance could undermine the war against infectious diseases that remain a major public health challenge in Kenya, scientists warned...
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Drought, strikes and polls to test Kenya’s stability

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The escalating drought in many parts of Kenya, industrial strikes and the Aug. 8 presidential polls will be litmus tests for the East African...
Kenyan Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed (Front R) and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Sports,Arts and Culture Hassan Wario touch the Mau Mau sculpture erected at Freedom Corner in Uhuru Park, Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Sept. 12, 2015. The Monument which was erected at the park on Saturday is part of reconciliation efforts between the British government and Mau Mau veterans, for torture and ill treatment during the colonial era between 1952 to 1960. (Xinhua/John Okoyo)

Dry taps worsen life in Kenyan urban slums

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The dusty alleys leading to Korogocho slums located in the eastern edges of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were a beehive of activity on Thursday...
A student reacts as others test the new school net program at Minilik high school after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Kenyan youth polish up their technical skills

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Growing up in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, Ann Ng'ang'a witnessed systematic discrimination against women and girls despite their abundant talent and skills...

Israeli PM’s Africa visit focuses at vital significance

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The historic visit to Africa by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week reaffirms the continent's strategic economic, military and diplomatic importance to Israel,...
biodiversity

Safeguarding Biodiversity must be supported with tough actions

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There is need for multilateral institutions and national governments to prioritize biodiversity conservation through enactment of policies and legislation alongside public awareness, said Huang...

Kenya reveals remains of early man relics found near Nairobi

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by Christine Lagat and Njoroge Kaburo Kenyan researchers on Thursday unveiled the remains of one of the earliest human species to inhibit the earth that...

Eliminating Piracy off Somalia Coast Needs an All Inclusive Approach

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by Christine Lagat The international community must revitalize military, diplomatic and economic interventions to eradicate the menace of piracy off the coast of Somalia, experts...
Gas infrastructure

Most of Africa’s infrastructure is solely financed by China

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by Christine Lagat and Njoroge Kaburo China has eclipsed multilateral agencies and Western donors to emerge as the leading financier of large scale infrastructure...
A Palestinian vendor sells toys made in China at his store, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on Sept. 12, 2015. For many Palestinian business men, Chinese goods are good choices due to the cheap price. In Nablus, "China" is a common word to everyone, and made-in-China goods are everywhere in markets and sold for reasonable prices.(Xinhua/Nidal Eshtayeh)

Consumers in Kenya sift through Chinese merchandise before spring holiday

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by Christine Lagat The slick Huawei smartphones that were on display at an exhibition held on Friday in the popular high end mall, Yaya...
Holiday makers

Kenyan countryside resorts relish a Christmas windfall

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by Christine Lagat The motel, located at the foothill of Aberdare Mountains in central Kenya, has been a prized destination for urban dwellers in...

Kenyan retailers eye a windfall during the festive season

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by Christine Lagat Located at the heart of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, Nakumatt Lifestyle is a favorite destination for the upwardly mobile people with...
French military personnels are seen outside Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali, Nov. 20, 2015. Three Chinese citizens were killed in a hostage-taking situation at the Radisson Blu hotel in the Malian capital, while four other Chinese citizens were rescued, the Chinese Embassy in Mali confirmed to Xinhua on Friday. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Kenyan security specialists call for worldwide collusion to battle terrorism

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by Christine Lagat During separate interviews with Xinhua, the security experts said recent terrorist attacks in Paris and...

China-funded tech contest boost innovation among Kenyan youth

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by Christine Lagat The contestants who spoke to Xinhua during separate interviews on Friday said Africa tech challenge revitalized their innovative spirit to help...

Organic farming boosts Kenyan smallholders`fortunes

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by Christine Lagat Priscah Mayende learnt the art of eco-friendly agriculture from her forebears while growing up in an idyllic village in western Kenya. The...