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Kenyan campaigners urge action on fair wages to foster cohesion

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Kenya should enact policies that promote decent wages for the working masses to reduce inequality and foster cohesion, campaigners said on Friday ahead of...
agricultural productivity

Technology emboldens Kenyans overseas to farm back home

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Fred Njuguna, a Kenyan, has been living in Sydney and working for a pharmaceutical company for the last five years. But despite...
Trade

Kenya, UAE trade lobbies sign MOU to boost bilateral ties

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Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Trade Center on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding to...
budget

Kenya mulls balanced budget in five years

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Kenya plans to achieve a balanced budget in the next five years, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Cabinet Secretary of...

Kenya heightens vigilance after 2019 terrorist attack at business complex

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Kenya on Wednesday marked the first anniversary since the terrorist attack at Nairobi's DusitD2 business complex that claimed 21 lives amid heightened vigilance occasioned...
kenyan-1000-shilling-note

Kenya forex reserves fall by US$215 million as shilling edges down

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Kenya's foreign exchange reserves declined by 21.5 billion shillings (215 million U.S. dollars) amid fall of the shilling against the U.S. dollar. ...
boxing gloves

Kenya boxing team cancels European camp ahead of Africa Olympic qualifiers

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Kenya has cancelled a planned training camp of its national boxing team that was to be held in January in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan and...
A tourist relaxes at Cottar 1920s Camp; travel insurances assures you security over the unseen

Kenya to solicit more Chinese tourists

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Kenya plans to launch a tourism strategy in February to attract more Chinese visitors, a senior government official said on Friday. Najib...
start-ups

Pan African lender to inject US$33 million for start-ups

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The Nairobi-based Pan African lender, African Guarantee Fund, on Thursday announced 3.3 billion shillings (about 33 million U.S. dollars) capital injection to stimulate the...
drugs

Kenya refutes diversion of HIV and Aids drugs over taxation

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Kenya's ministry of health on Tuesday refuted local media reports that antiretroviral drugs had been diverted to another country over punitive taxation. ...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S. army strengthens security at base attacked in Kenya

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The U.S. military said on Monday that its African Command's (Africom's) East Africa Response Force (EARF) has arrived at Kenya's Manda Bay to augment...
Amref-Wellness-Save-the-Date

Kenya to host wellness festival in February

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Kenya said on Monday it will host a family wellness festival in early February to promote healthy lifestyles and counter the growing burden of...
Kenyan police

Kenyan police nab foreign terror suspect spying airbase

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Kenyan police said Monday they have arrested a foreign terror suspect who was conducting surveillance on a military base in Nairobi. Phillip...
air

Kenyan buyers flock online sites to advertise farm products, services

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In need of a goat but not sure where to find it, Dennis Kimathi, a livestock keeper in Naivasha, northwest of Nairobi, Kenyan capital,...
forex

Kenya’s forex reserves fall as business resumes after holiday

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Kenya's foreign exchange reserves dropped by 90 million U.S. dollars this week as business resumed after the holiday season. The forex reserves...
Wpid Money Growth

Kenya’s Q3 economic growth slows

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Kenya's economy was subdued in the third quarter of 2019 (July-September), growing by 5.1 percent, down from 6.4 percent growth recorded during the...
Shopping

Kenya’s overall inflation rate increases to 5.82 pct in December

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Kenya's overall inflation rate increased slightly to 5.82 percent in December from 5.56 percent in November due to a rise in the price of...
startimes

StarTimes to expand content for Kenyan subscribers

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Chinese pay television company StarTimes subscribers in Kenya can now access two more documentary channels following the company's introduction of Love Nature and Smithsonian...
stock market

Kenya to cross-list green bond on NSE, LSE

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Kenya plans to cross-list a corporate green bond at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and the London Stock Exchanges(LSE) in January 2020, an NSE...

Kenya’s marine agency urges holidaymakers to observe safety precautions at Indian ocean

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Kenya's marine agency has urged holidaymakers to observe safety precautions while visiting the Indian Ocean and other water bodies during the festive season, an...
Somalia

Kenya’s chief of defense forces visit troops fighting in Somalia

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The Kenyan chief of defense forces, General Samson Mwathethe on Sunday visited soldiers serving in the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and hailed...
coffee beans

Kenya launches campaign to boost consumption of coffee among youths

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Kenya on Saturday rolled out a campaign aimed at improving coffee consumption among the country's youths. Anthony Muriithi, interim director general, Agriculture...
cotton

Kenya approves open growing genetically modified cotton

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Kenya's Cabinet on Thursday approved open growing of genetically modified cotton (Bt cotton). The cabinet said in a statement issued in Nairobi...

Kenya mulls new policies to promote green buildings investment

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Kenya has fast-tracked development of a new policy framework to promote investments in green buildings and enhance the country's resilience to climate change, officials...
banks

Kenya banks keep off government securities to lend SMEs

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Subscription to Kenya's government securities in Kenya has hit a six-month low as banks keep off the debt market to resume lending to small...
Christmas

Chinese firms’ Christmas gifts bring cheer to Kenyan slum children

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Lucy Awuor was in a jovial mood as she strode across the hall to receive Christmas gifts donated by the Chinese embassy and enterprises...
digital marketing

Kenya calls on hoteliers to embrace digital marketing to double sales

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Kenya has called on hospitality industry players to make use of digital marketing strategies to boost business. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary for...
Accra Cas Seamstress

Kenya pledges enhanced vocational training for vulnerable youth

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Kenya on Wednesday pledged to allocate additional resources toward vocational training for youth grappling with poverty, exclusion and physical disabilities. Kevit Desai,...
Christmas

Chinese embassy, firms donate Christmas gifts to Kenyan slum children

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The Chinese embassy in Kenya and Chinese firms operating in the country on Wednesday donated Christmas gifts that included food, soccer balls and sportswear...
internet

Kenyan internet price hits new low as more online opportunities appear

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As the December holiday season sets in, Kenyan university student Beatrice Achieng is spending more time online checking on various promotions on different goods...