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Support groups offer HIV positive persons in Kenya a lifeline

While some struggle to overcome some of the challenges on their own, others find life to be more bearable when sharing their pains with...
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Green advocates plan anti-GMOs demo as Kenya marks world food day

The demo which will coincide with the World Food Day to be marked on Friday will press the government to tighten biosafety regulations to...
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Youth unemployment pushes Kenyan graduates into noble ventures

by Robert Manyara In Kenya, possessing a certificate qualifying one's training in a particular area never guarantees one...

Women in rural Kenya face multiple socio-economic challenges

Illiteracy compounded with poverty makes life even more unbearable for her, since accessing a better job or managing a business successfully is extremely challenging....
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Poverty threatens conservation of Kenya’s water towers

Among them is Esther Korir. She has walked for approximately three kilometers away from her home to buy the wood from a dealer who...
Wpid Drainage In Front Abia State Teaching Hospital Temporary Site Now Cleared By Asepa X

Poor drainage system in Kenya arouses local distress

by Robert Manyara Zipporah Damba, a resident of Kwa Rhonda, a low income settlement in Kenya's Nakuru town, was forced to move her poultry...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Chinese hostile to poaching crusader conveys change to Kenya’s Mara area

by Robert Manyara Zhuo Qiang founded Mara Conservation Fund (MCF) in 2011. His intent was to conserve the endangered carnivores in the wildlife rich Maasai...
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Kenya explores local mechanisms to end inter- tribal conflicts

The Kenyan government said Wednesday it's exploring local mechanisms to stabilise harmonious co-existence among communities in the northwest region, which, for decades, have been...
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More incentives needed to solve skill gap in Kenya

by Robert Manyara Two years ago, Winnie Koech graduated with a degree in journalism from a Kenyan university. However, her dream...

Kenya?s forest cultivation scheme improves livelihood

by Robert Manyara On the fringes of Aberdare Forest in central Kenya, at least 50 acres of land are planted with a variety of...
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Youths in Kenya find ingenious way to raise income

by Robert Manyara Youths in Kenya are increasingly adopting ingenious ways of raising an income as securing formal employment turns out to be an...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Kenya to relocate black rhinos to help boost population

Three Kenyan wildlife conservancies on Monday embarked on a relocation program in a bid to expand black rhino habitat in the country, and boost...
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 low paid workers need a sustainable income increment

When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced a 12 percent minimum wage increment on May 1, James Kipkoros, a security guard based in Nakuru, 160km...
Workers work on a construction site on section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Kenyan employers body calls for access to work permits by expatriates

Kenya Federation of Employers (FKE), the country's employers umbrella body, is pushing for an ease of access to work permits for the expatriates with...
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Kenya’s business community optimistic despite scary terror attacks

Businesses in Kenya's Nakuru town Rift Valley region whose large percentage of profits are drawn from foreign tourists are yet to pick up, as...
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24 illegal Somali immigrants picked up after university attack

Kenyan police said Tuesday they have arrested 24 suspects of Somali origin who were in the country illegally. Nakuru County Commissioner...

At least 5 killed, 18 others injured Kenya road accident

At least five people were killed and 18 others seriously injured in a road accident involving a minibus and a truck along the busy...

Chinese supplies spur tattoo trade in Kenya’s town

Starting off a tattoo business for Kenya's Francis Waweru almost two years ago required adequate supply of ink. Waweru runs a...
Farmers? battle for better prices in cotton production has taken a new turn in Bariadi District, Simiyu Region after they decided to cultivate onions in place of the traditional crop. (File photo)

Kenyan farmers form associations to seek profits

by Robert Manyara Eight years ago, Kenyan farmer Margaret Munga would sell a kilogram of carrots through middlemen at 0.11 U.S. dollars. Now, the...
Desiree Potatoes

Kenyan potato farmers push for regional market

by Robert Manyara When Joseph Kariuki began potato farming in 2000, he could only spend 417 U.S. dollars producing potatoes for sale from his one...