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IAAF

Africa to Discuss Contentious New Diamond League Rules in Abidjan

The decision to drop the 5,000m and 10,000m races from the IAAF Diamond League will be discussed at length by the Confederation of Africa...
footballs

Kenya U-23 Team Comes Up Against Olympic Football Qualifiers

Kenya's Under-23 team reignited their campaign to win Olympic tickets when they play Sudan away in Khartoum on Wednesday. It's the first of the two-legged...
CAF

Kenya’s Gor Mahia Finds Itself in confederation Cup Quarters

Kenya's Gor Mahia will wade into new territory when they compete in the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup and head coach Hassan Oktay...
dollars

Kenyan dollar reserves pile up amid rise in inflows

Kenya's U.S. dollar reserves rose by a record 244 million U.S. dollars last week boosted by a stronger shilling and a surge in inflows...
Kenyan media

March 18 major news items from Kenyan media

The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Monday. -- State House recently released an extract from the Executive Order Four that...
United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

UNEA Provided Support to Global Environmental Agenda

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) has reshaped the global environmental agenda since its inaugural summit in 2014, experts have said. The experts, who spoke...
Chixi village has attracted a number of visitors by its beautiful sceneries and refreshing environment. Photo by Liu Lingling

World Environment Day Will Be Hosted by China in June

China will be the global host of the World Environment Day which will take place on June 5 with the main event being held...
plastic pollution

Environment ministers make major breakthrough with single-plastic ban

The meeting of the world environment ministers on Friday made a major breakthrough with the expected adoption of the first of its kind agreement...
Joyce Msuya, the acting executive director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), reacts during an exclusive interview with Xinhua in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, March 5, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)

3 more countries join UNEP’s clean seas campaign

Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, and Paraguay on Friday joined UN Environment Programme's (UNEP's) Clean Seas campaign, bringing the number of countries involved...
football

AFCON: Kenya Gives Approval for Harambee Stars camping in France

Kenya's national football team budget worth 244 million shillings (2.4 million U.S. dollars) has been approved clearing any hurdle for the team to train...
football

Coach Migne defends Kenya’s training in France for Africa Nations Cup

Harambee Stars head coach Sebastian Migne said Thursday that the training camp in France will boost Kenya's chances of winning this year's Africa Nations...
AfDB

AfDB earmarks 25 Billion Dollars for Climate Change Fight

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Thursday it would provide 2.5 trillion shillings (25 billion U.S. dollars) over the next five years to...
travel afcon

2018 Tourism growth in Kenya Exceeds Sub-Saharan Average

Kenya's travel and tourism sector grew faster than the regional average and is above other economies in sub-Saharan Africa, says a report released in...
armywormsgross

Kenya pushes for eco-friendly ways to fight fall armyworms

As Kenyan farmers wait for the start of the long rains season later this month before they begin planting maize, the country's staple, many...
growth

UNEP seeks strategic partnership to strengthen green enterprises

Governments and financial institutions should forge partnerships required to stimulate growth of green businesses through access to affordable credit, technologies and capacity development, a...
East African Community Eac

East African Bloc Work Hard for Single Currency Implementation

The East African Community (EAC) is fast tracking the development of regional institutions that will support the implementation of a single currency, officials said...
trade

Business lobby decries low intra-EAC trade

The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday decried the low level of trade among members of the East African Community (EAC). ...
climate change

Asian Development Bank mulls finance incentives to tackle climate change

Asian Development Bank is developing financial initiatives to boost the fight against climate change in the world, according to an official on Tuesday. ...
Plastics

UNEP Says Africa Made Some Progress in Ending Single-Use Plastics

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) on Monday said the African continent is making progress in reducing use of single-use plastics. Habib El-Habr, coordinator of...
football

Olunga Kicked Out of Kenya Qualifier

Kenya will travel to Ghana for their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday without star striker Michael Olunga, who will be...
Accident

Kenyan Team Arrives in Ethiopia After 32 of Her Nationals Died in Plane Crash

Kenya said on Sunday it has sent a team to Ethiopia to deal with the aftermath of an Ethiopian Airlines jet crash that killed...
Africa-China

China’s Role is Vital in Reshaping Environmental Global Agenda

China will be an influential player in future efforts to reshape the global environmental agenda thanks to its focused leadership coupled with enactment of...
solar

African Economies Urged to Embrace Solar Energy

International Solar Alliance (ISA) has urged African states to tap solar energy to green their economies. ISA Program Ambassador Mohua Mukherjee on Sundaytold a media...
Kenyan Supreme Court judges, from left to right, Njoki Ndung'u, Jackton Ojwang, Deputy Chief Justice Philomela Mwilu, Chief Justice David Maraga, Smokin Wanjala and Isaac Lenaola preside over the second day of hearings of a petition challenging the presidential election result, at the Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Kenya's Supreme Court is hearing veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga's challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election earlier this month. Sayyid Azim AP Photo

Kenya to probe 4 top judges over alleged misconduct

Kenya's Judicial Service Commission (JSC) said Wednesday it has received a petition seeking the removal of four Supreme Court judges alleged to have violated...
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Ethiopian Airlines Crash: UN mourns victims.

According to government reports, 149 passengers and eight crew members were believed to be on flight ET302 from Addis Ababa to Nairobi The Boeing...
Joyce Msuya, the acting executive director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), reacts during an exclusive interview with Xinhua in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, March 5, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)

UNEP Official Says China’s Two Sessions Done Good to Global Environmental Outline

China's ongoing annual Two Sessions are enriching the global debate on how to accelerate green, sustainable and inclusive growth, said a senior UN official. At...
People walk past a part of the wreckage at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tiksa Negeri, Reuters

IOM Director-General Mourns Victims of Ethiopian Airlines Crash

The Director-General is deeply saddened to learn of the today's tragic Ethiopian Airlines accident which claimed the lives of all 157 aboard, including a...
Global Energy Interconnection Development And Cooperation Organization Geidco

Global energy body GEIDCO launches action plan for better ecological renewal

The Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) Saturday launched a comprehensive action plan to rev up ecological renewal through adoption of cleaner...
CAF Champions League

The Results of CAF Champions League

Following are the CAF Champions League results on Friday: Group B At Rades, Tunisia Esperance (TUN, holders) 2 (Assoko 23-og, Kom 83) Horoya AC (GUI) 0 At Soweto,...
farmers

Kenyan dry spell poses new challenges to farmers

For the last four years, Kenyan farmer George Murithi has been growing pumpkins on his one acre farm in Isinya, some 60km from the...