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Kenya’s former President Moi laid to rest at home

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday led the nation in giving former president Daniel arap Moi the final send-off at a burial ceremony in...
File photo taken on Dec. 28, 2002 shows former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi (front) inspecting the guard of honor in Nairobi, Kenya. Moi passed away at the age of 95 on Tuesday morning at the Nairobi Hospital in the presence of his family, President Uhuru Kenyatta said. (Xinhua/Xu Xianhui)

Kenyans bid last farewell to former president Moi, mourn him as a Pan-Africanist

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Tuesday joined in Nairobi by a number of dignitaries from across Africa for the funeral service of...
Vaccine Malaria

Kenyan president pledges to step up fight against malaria in Africa

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday vowed to step up efforts against malaria in Africa as he took over the chairmanship of the African...
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 leader orders thorough probe into school tragedy

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered a thorough probe into the cause of the unfortunate stampede at a local school in Western Kenya where...
Street Children

Kenya reaffirms commitment to protect children’ welfare

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday his government will remain focused on guaranteeing that children enjoy basic rights, including the right to education, nutrition,...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

China & Russia-Africa Leads to Economic Growth; Not Debt Trap

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Below you will read about the success of the second segment of Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railroad, and President President Cyril Ramaphosa’s firm refutation of...
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

IMF praises Kenya on supported battle against corruption

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) director for African Department, Abebe Selassie, on Monday commended President Uhuru Kenyatta for spearheading the war against corruption, saying...
Loan Approved

Kenya’s interest rate cap slowing down private sector lending

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Kenya's interest rate cap is slowing down the level of private sector lending, a banking industry said on Sunday. Joshua Oigara, chairman...
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Kenya pledges conducive environment to attract venture capital

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Kenya on Tuesday pledged to provide world-class services to foreign investors in order to attract venture capitalists to the country, an official said on...
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Kenyan president mourns death of 11 policemen in border region

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday mourned 11 paramilitary police officers killed on Saturday when the vehicle they were traveling in ran over an...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya urges African labor unions to integrate for stability

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday challenged African labor organizations to play a leading role in the ongoing efforts towards the full integration of...
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Kenya’s first berth of Lamu Port to be opened in October

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Sunday the first berth of the Lamu Port under construction in the coastal region will be opened in...
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Kenyan president lauds military for enhancing regional stability

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday commended the military for safeguarding the freedoms of the people in the East African region and for keeping...
Akufo-Addo

Africa Must Never Give Way to Slavery Ever Again – Akufo-Addo

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Africans should never again permit themselves to be subjected to the dehumanising conditions under which slavery was carried out, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...
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Kenya to set up single revenue system to avoid wastage

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday ordered the creation of a single revenue collection system as part of efforts to avoid duplication and waste...
Maize roughage

Kenyan government to buy 2 million bags of maize from farmers amid bumper harvest

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday ordered government agencies to purchase two million bags (90 kg per bag) of maize from farmers following a...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya launches plans to set up first export slaughterhouse

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday kicked off plans to set up the country's first export slaughterhouse within the next two years. Kenyatta said Kenya...
manufacturing

Kenyan leader vows to support investors in manufacturing sector

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday reaffirmed his government's support for local and international firms investing in local manufacturing as this will accelerate the...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya president promises relief for flood victims

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday pledged his government's support to all Kenyans affected by rain-related calamities. Kenyatta said those affected by floods in various...
Houses Manny Pacquiao built for the poor Philippinos

Kenyan leader roots for decent houses via off-balance sheet-financing model

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday that the construction of decent and affordable houses for Kenyans will be put up through the off-balance...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan, Ethiopian leaders vow to boost trade, diplomatic ties

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali on Monday vowed to boost trade and diplomatic ties between the two...
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Kenyans in reconciliation mood as president calls for forgiveness

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A mood of reconciliation has gripped Kenya after President Uhuru Kenyatta asked the country to forgive him for any mistakes he has committed. Kenyatta on...
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Kenyan president focuses on legacy projects

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has kept off politics as he focuses on securing his legacy in his second and final term. Kenyatta has chosen to...
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Kenya’s president retains six cabinet secretaries in minor changes

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday retained six cabinet secretaries and appointed three new ones to deliver on his Big Four agenda -- food...

Kenyatta expected to pacify opponents with policy shifts

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta would be forced to focus his second term in office toward building a more inclusive society while also reviewing the...
Amnesty International

Kenyan authorities asked to probe police killings

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The Kenyan authorities must investigate reports that police shot dead demonstrators protesting against the outcome of the presidential election last night, said Amnesty International...

Viewpoint: Electoral Politics and the Crisis of Governance in Africa

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President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared victorious in his bid for a second term as leader of the largest economy in East Africa. The Independent...
livestock

Kenya opens livestock resource centre

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday opened an animal resource centre at Sotik in northwest region to boost livestock production. The Liquid...

Kenya opens ultramodern factory to boost milk supplies

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday opened an ultramodern milk factory in Eldoret northwest region. The New KCC Ultramodern UHT Production Unit,...

Prime Minister of Japan meets Kenyan president

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On Sunday, May 27, commencing at about 9:20 a.m. for approximately 10 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, who was visiting the...