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Kamworor skips Africa cross country as Kenya names 40 for Togo contest

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New York marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor will skip the Africa Cross Country Championship in Lome, Togo to compete at the World Half Marathon on...
Coffee

Kenya plans to reform coffee sector

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Kenya said on Friday it plans to undertake far-reaching institutional, legal and support-services interventions intended to reverse the negative trends in the coffee industry...
locust

Kenya to recruit state-trained youth to fight desert locusts

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Kenya will recruit trainees from the National Youth Service (NYS), country's premier vocational training institute, to boost the fight against desert locusts that are...
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A Kenyan start-up’s way to success

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Kenyan entrepreneurs Caroline Mutabacho and Diana Ochola, started a beauty product enterprise three years ago with little experience in production, marketing and managing the...
accident

Kenyan cabinet secretary Tuju injured in road accident

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Raphael Tuju, secretary general of Kenya's ruling Jubilee party, was injured in a road accident on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway in Kenya early Wednesday, local...
terrorism

Kenya, U.S. partner to set 1st anti-terrorism task force outside U.S.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has chosen Kenya to become the first United States-funded Joint Terrorism Task Force to be located outside America,...
coffee

Policy makers and business leaders to brainstorm over trade barriers in EAC

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Stakeholders from across the coffee value chain have gathered in Mombasa, Kenya, February 11-14, 2020 for the region’s pre-eminent coffee event. The EAC Coffee...
Kenya Wildlife Service

IFAW steps up efforts to combat wildlife trafficking in Kenya

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The Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) in partnership with International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) have kicked off training in Kenya to help Kenyan law enforcement...
locust

Desert locusts invade Uganda from neighboring Kenya

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Desert locusts on Sunday crossed from neighboring Kenya into Uganda through Amudat in the northeastern part of the country, a government official said here. ...
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Trucks torched by suspected militants in east Kenya

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Two trucks were burnt by suspected Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab on Sunday in Kenya's coastal county of Lamu. Irungu Macharia, Lamu County...
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Tools

Kenyan campaigners urge innovative measures to end female genital cut

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Kenya gender rights activists on Sunday urged the government to adopt innovative strategies to help eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM). The campaigners...
SMEs

Kenya to facilitate SMEs to access international markets

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Kenya plans to facilitate small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access international markets, a government official said on Friday. Francis Owino, Principal...
Kenyan police

Kenyan police pursuing al-Shabab militants

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Kenyan police said Friday they are pursuing al-Shabab militants who killed an elderly person and burnt a village in the northeastern region near Somalia...

Kenya to use Continental Tour as dry run for World Under-20 Championships

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Kenya will use the World Athletics Continental Tour in May as a dry run to gauge their preparedness for hosting the World Under-20 Championships...
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Kenya takes measures to improve maternal, child health

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Kenya has embarked on a multi-sectoral approach to improve maternal and child health, a government official said on Wednesday. Sicily Kariuki, Cabinet...
Daniel arap Moi

Zambia president consoles Kenya over ex-leader’s death

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday expressed sympathy with the people of Kenya following the death of Daniel arap Moi, Kenya's former president. ...
reproductive System

Kenya to host Pan African conference on reproductive health, rights

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Kenya will next week host a pan African conference to discuss novel strategies required to advance sexual and reproductive health of vulnerable populations like...
Agriculture in Africa

Kenya sets up US$40 million fund to boost agricultural industry

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Kenya has set four billion shillings (about 40 million U.S. dollars) for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Fund that seeks to spur agricultural...
Kenya Wildlife Service

Kenya’s iconic male elephant dies

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Kenya has lost a celebrated male elephant aged 50 years old that used to roam in the country's southeastern plains neighboring Tanzania, authorities said...
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Kenya’s private sector shrinks in January for 1st time in 9 months

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Business activity in Kenya's private sector shrank in January for the first time since April 2019, with output falling at the sharpest pace in...
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Kenya to roll out fiber network to rural areas

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Kenya plans to roll out a fiber network in rural areas, a Kenyan official said on Tuesday. Timothy Were, deputy director of...
The clip of video provided by Kenyan State House shows that Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta delivers a statement after a terrorist attack at a local university in Garissa, Kenya, on April 2, 2015. Uhuru Kenyatta said Thursday security had been stepped up along the border with Somalia and appealed to Kenyans to be extra vigilant and take security measures seriously. (Xinhua)

Kenyan leader orders thorough probe into school tragedy

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered a thorough probe into the cause of the unfortunate stampede at a local school in Western Kenya where...
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At least 13 killed following stampede in Kenyan school

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At least 13 pupils were killed and 39 others injured on Monday following a stampede at a school in Kakamega County in western Kenya,...

Ten entrepreneurs tour Kenya to help revamp Ghana’s vegetable sector

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Some 10 agriculture entrepreneurs in the vegetable sector, who were selected to tour and study Kenya’s system, at the weekend...
climate change

Experts call for urgent action in Africa to combat climate change

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As adverse effects of climate change become more apparent across Africa, experts call for urgent execution of deliberate actions to contain the extreme climate...
dollars

Kenya to borrow US$2.47 billion from foreign sources in FY 2020/21

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Kenya targets to borrow 247.3 billion shillings (about 2.47 billion U.S. dollars) from external sources in the financial year 2020/2021, National Treasury said on...
climate change

Kenya to embrace green finance to tackle climate change

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Kenya plans to embrace the use of green finance in order to tackle negative effects of climate change, an official said on Thursday. ...

West African countries not threatened by desert locust swarms – FAO

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Regional Office for Africa, says West African countries are not threatened by the current desert locust swarms, which...
rugby

Kenya wins bid to host Africa Junior Rugby tournaments

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Kenya has won the bid to host the Africa Junior Rugby competition dubbed Barthes Cup for the next three editions. Guedel N'Diaye,...
debt

Pan African think-tank urges Kenya to diversify external debt to boost currency stability

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A pan African think tank on Tuesday urged Kenya to diversify its sources of external debt in order to boost its currency stability. ...