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Kenya to promote sustainable urbanization

Kenya plans to promote sustainable urbanization through a raft of laws and policies, a senior government official said on Monday. James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary in...
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Plastic money usage in Kenya goes flat in 2017

The use of plastic cards in Kenya was flat in 2017 pointing to the challenges the mode of payment is facing in the East...
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Kenyan shilling closes week higher against dollar as inflows rise

The Kenya shilling ended the week Friday higher against the U.S. dollar amid increase in inflows from various sectors, including agriculture. The local currency traded...
Education

Kenya says education reforms on course despite hitches

Kenya has accelerated implementation of broad reforms in the education sector in order to realign it with emerging social and economic dynamics in the...

Kenyan health advocates reach out to women to boost war against HIV/Aids

Sixty-nine year old Kenyan Josephine Naliaka lost one of her daughters to HIV/Aids two years ago. Her another daughter, who is currently bed-ridden, could...
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Kenyan shilling holds firm against the dollar

The Kenyan shilling was stable against the U.S. dollar on Thursday as dollar demand from importers remained flat. The shilling traded at an average of...

Kenya’s bourse trading slumps

Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) slumped on Wednesday as equity turnover and key indices went down. Turnover declined 14.3 percent to settle at 8.8 million U.S....
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Kenya shilling rises against major world currencies

The Kenya shilling on Wednesday advanced against major world currencies that include the U.S. dollar, the British Pound and the Euro. The shilling traded at...
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Kenya shilling strengthens against USD amid rising inflows

The Kenya shilling strengthened on Tuesday as demand for the dollar from importers remained low amid rising inflows. The Kenyan currency traded at an average...
Drugs

Kenya bans on counter sale of medicine with codeine

Kenya on Tuesday banned on the counter selling of medicines that contain codeine to help minimize the risk of overuse and addiction. Fred Siyoi, the...
Stock market

Kenya’s bourse starts week low as main indicators dip

Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) indicative index and turnover started the week low on Monday as both declined in a session foreigners cut both...
Ivory

Kenya lauds Britain’s plan to shut domestic ivory markets

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on Monday welcomed the plan by the British government to shut ivory markets, saying the move will help end illegal...
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Kenyan indigenous people vow to support conservation of water towers amid threats

Moses Leleu is among the few remaining elders from Sengwer indigenous people whose ancestral home is located in the vast Kabolet forest that forms...

Kenya’s president retains six cabinet secretaries in minor changes

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday retained six cabinet secretaries and appointed three new ones to deliver on his Big Four agenda -- food...
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Kenya shilling bounces back against U.S. dollar, ends losing streak

The Kenya shilling bounced back from a losing streak on Friday to gain against the U.S. dollar amid rise in inflows. The local currency traded...
football

Africa Club Championships: Kenya expected to present two teams

Kenya will enter two clubs in the Africa Cup of Club Championship set for Jan. 20-28 in Accra, Ghana. Women's defending champions Telkom will be...

Road accident in western Kenya claims thirty lives

A road accident Sunday on a major highway in west Kenya killed 30 and injured dozens of others. The accident occurred at dawn when a...

Kenyan police arrest 16 Tanzanian citizens over illegal fishing

Kenyan police on Friday arrested 16 Tanzanian fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing in the Indian Ocean coastal town of Malindi. Malindi police boss Matawa...
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Kenyan shilling loses ground as dollar demand rises

The Kenyan shilling weakened further against the U.S. dollar on Thursday as demand for dollars by retail importers surged. The shilling traded at an average...
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Kenya’s mobile subscriptions hit 41 million

Kenya's mobile subscriptions hit 41 million during the first quarter of the 2017/2018 financial year, up from 40.2 million in the previous quarter, said...

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