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Yahoo Daily News: On a steamy day on the Kenyan coast, a tall student stands at the courtyard water pump at her school filling a wheelbarrow during a class break. Her arms, bare to above her elbow, poke out from beneath her blue hijab. Her attire speaks to a series of...
The Hindu: Nairobi had always been a place in between. It started out as a stop-over on the MombasaKampala railway route (for the Lunatic Express); and is still being taken the same way by tourists, as a stop-over for the resupplies before leaving for the safari...
The Times of India: AHMEDABAD: A son is a son till he takes a wife, a daughter's a daughter the rest of her life. Two Muslim sisters from Kenya have proved the old adage true. The two siblings have brought their elderly parents Awadh Salim Abeid and Eisha for knee replacement in...
All Africa: [The Star] Two people allegedly nominated by ODM to replace Mombasa nominated MCAs who died last year do not belong to political parties, according to Registrar of Political PartiesLucy Ndung'u....
All Africa: [The Star] Mombasa MCAs want to sack Finance executive Hazel Koitaba because their health cover was suspended....
All Africa: [The Star] The 2017 election fever coupled with the formation of the JubileeAlliance Party and the political ripples bubbling in the Rift Valley are some of the factors that are fuelling the jostling for political power in the Coast region. They are...
noodls: (Source: Linklaters LLP) Over the last 10 years, the level of project finance investments sponsored by Asian funds in Africa has increased by over 160%, the amount of fresh capital poured into the continents' projects such as roads, water sanitation plants and...
Dawn: MOGADISHU: At least 10 people have died in an attack by Somalia’s Al Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somali security officials said on Friday. A car bomb explosion went off outside the Maka al Mukarama hotel, considered a...
BBC News: 27 March 2015 From the section UK Hundreds of British tourists were evacuated from Mombasa amid warnings of an attack in May last year The Foreign Office has added to the list of areas it advises Britons against travelling to in Kenya. Britons have been told...
noodls: (Source: Tribeca Film Festival) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL AND DISRUPTOR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE HONOREES FOR SIXTH ANNUAL DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION AWARDS *** Award collaboration with Harvard professor Clay Christensen to recognize leading disruptors...
noodls: (Source: FCO - UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office) The FCO has updated its travel advice to Kenya, adding advice against all but essential travel to: Within 15km of the coast from the Tana River down to and including Tiwi This means the FCO now advises against...
Reuters: MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Police detained 52 people on Friday in Kenya's main port city, a day after an officer was killed in a suspected Islamist revenge attack, heightening tensions in an area where the authorities say militant Islamist is spreading. After...
The Hindu: Militants may be planning attacks against crowded places in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the Australian government said in a travel alert on Friday, without naming any group. The Kenyan government was not immediately available for comment but has criticised...
Xinhua: BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese technology firms and equipment makers are gaining more and more traction overseas, propelled by the country's drive to realize a shift from low-end manufacturing onto construction into innovation hub for high-end...