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At least 8 killed in clashes in western Kenya

Authorities in Kenya's western region on Tuesday confirmed that eight people were killed in Bungoma country a suspected revenge attack. Bungoma County Commissioner Joshua Chepcheing'...
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Kenya urged to develop broad master plan for food security

A Kenyan expert on Tuesday urged the government to develop a comprehensive master plan that will demarcate counties into producing crops they have comparative...
SDG

Kenya to host Africa conference on development goals

United Nations agencies will convene a three-day conference in Nairobi in December to support sub-Saharan Africa region with the implementation and monitoring of the...
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Kenya begins construction of US$190 million dam to boost food security

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched construction of 190-million-U.S.-dollar Thiba dam in Kirinyaga County, central Kenya. Kenyatta said the mega project would be a...

International customs officials meet in Kenya for research conference

Senior customs officials, experts including government tax officials from across Africa are in Kenya for a two-day World Customs Organization (WCO) conference that kicks...
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Kenya bets on regulatory reforms to improve ease of doing business

Kenya is banking on a raft of policy and regulatory reforms to improve the investment climate in the country amid slowdown occasioned by a...

Ghana Para-cycling team in UK for track championship

The National Para-cycling team,has departed to the United Kingdom (UK) to participate in a three-day international Para-cycling track championship. In a release copied to GNA...
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KENYA: ICTJ Paper Calls Failed Police Reform a Missed Opportunity to Restore Public Trust

A new paper from the International Center for Transitional Justice on police vetting in Kenya charges that the Kenyan government has failed to undertake...
A policeman stands guard outside Westgate shopping mall, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 18, 2015. Kenya's upscale shopping mall, Westgate, which had been closed nearly two years ago after a terrorist attack that claimed 67 lives, was reopened on Saturday amid tight security.(Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Kenyan Authorities Must End Police Killings and Communal Violence

The Kenyan government must take immediate steps to de-escalate tensions between communities, protect people and ensure their safety as opposition supporters protest against today’s...

MAVC connect citizens and District Assembly functionaries

Dr Fletcher Tembo, Programme Director, Making All Voices Count (MAVC), an International Initiative Programme, has called grantees to develop effective relationships with their various...

Kenya unveils measures to boost maize production

The Kenyan government on Sunday announced a raft of measures including reducing cost of production in a bid to increase maize production in the...
healthcare

Kenyan expert roots for big data to transform healthcare services

Kenya needs to invest in collating data so as to propel improved and equitable delivery of healthcare services, a research expert said on Saturday. Mokeira...
SDG

Kenya to prioritize UN goals in next medium term plan

Kenya plans to prioritize achievement of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the next medium term plan that runs from 2018 to...
Kenya police

Kenyan Police Advised Against Using Force on Opposition Supporters

Kenyan police must stop firing live ammunition during opposition protests and instead protect all people gathering in public, said Amnesty International today amid running...

Kenya’s Critical Need for UAVs

By 2022, the airspace will be busier with Flying Mini Robots as the number of commercial drones expected to go over 620,000 whilst their...

Nation Builders Corps To Increase Gov’t Burden

Dr Eric Osei-Assibey, an Economist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, says government should find more pragmatic approach to solving graduate unemployment,...

UN launches partnership for fall armyworm early management

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday launched a partnership with ministries of agriculture to enable early management of fall armyworm (FAW)...
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Kenya to convene forum on measures to boost maize production

Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture will convene a forum to explore ways to enhance maize production in the country, the ministry said in a statement...

Kenya to develop export strategy to reduce trade deficit

Kenya is developing the National Export Development Strategy in order to reduce the trade deficit, officials said on Monday. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of...
A flight of Kenya Airways lands at Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu, western Kenya, on Aug. 28th, 2015. The economy of Kenya's western region has experienced a dramatic revival following the modernization of Kisumu International Airport by a Chinese company. Located on the edge of Kenya's third largest city, the upgraded Kisumu International Airport is now a busy transport hub connecting the country to the wider eastern African region. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Kenya to increase stake in national airline

Kenya plans to increase its stake in the national airline from 29.8 percent to 48.9 percent as part of efforts to revive the loss-making...

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