#BTColumn – connecting Kenya and Barbados

#BTColumn – connecting Kenya and Barbados

What is a debt consolidation loan ? And how do they work? Debt consolidation loans usually offer a lower rate of interest than credit cards. Therefore, the new loan could come with lower monthly payments than the current credit card.It means that you could reduce your debt quicker through loans …

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Dubai Tourism successfully presents its offer in SA

With the events industry finally reopening after a Covid-induced hiatus, Dubai’s Department for Business and Tourism (DET) brought its first roadshow to South Africa in two years. The multi-city roadshow, which began in Cape Town, headed to Durban and culminated in Johannesburg, was a showcase of its ongoing activities on …

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Ambrose Rachier explains how to join Freemasonry, rules and secrets of members

Gor Mahia Football Club Chairman Ambrose Rachier revealed what it takes to join the secret world of Freemasonry in the country and the initiation process. Speak up on Sunday October 2nd NTVRachier scattered reports that Masons are a cult of devil worshipers that involve human sacrifices to gain wealth. He …

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The Supreme Court is asking for a report on the deception of a Kenyan citizen in custody

The court also requested the assistance of the additional Attorney General in this case. New Delhi: The Supreme Court takes serious note of the “fraud” he is accused of by a Kenyan national of Indian origin in a custody dispute and has requested the CBI to report on the steps …

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China’s priority partnership sector in Rutos Govt

According to Chinese Ambassador Zhou Pingjian, China will seek to strengthen diplomatic ties with President William Ruto’s government. Speaking at the University of Nairobi (UoN) on Saturday October 1st, Pingjian stated that his country will support Ruto’s government with partnerships in the education system as a top priority. He indicated …

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Why we can’t go back to the Shamba system

An aerial view where part of the Mau forest has been cleared for agriculture. [File, Standard] All eyes were on Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua this week after he was “misquoted” when he said the new government would give back the “Shamba system” that allows farming in forests. He said eventually …

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Azimio question Usefulness of the Supreme Court in Kenya’s democracy

Azimio’s top leadership has questioned the relevance of the Supreme Court in judging presidential election petitions Led by Raila Odinga, Azimio wants the Kenyans to evaluate the Apex Court as to whether it serves its intended purpose They heavily criticized the Supreme Court’s reasons for rejecting the 2022 presidential election …

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Reporter/Times Herald/Montgomery Media Local Roundup (September 29): Abington’s Kenya Lucas gets 1,000th kill

girls volleyball Abington 3, Hatboro-Horsham 1: Kenya Lucas had 11 kills, including a career 1,000th, and eight aces in a SOL American win on Thursday. The Ghosts won in four sets 25-11, 25-12, 19-25, 25-22. Sasha Moody added 13 kills and Mary Carter had 24 assists. field hockey Abington 1, …

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Kenyan President Ruto promises tax reform to reduce inequality

Ruto, 55, posed as the champion of the poor in the August 9 poll Simon Maina text size Kenya‘s newly elected President William Ruto on Thursday promised to overhaul the country’s income tax system and introduce reforms that would require high earners to pay more to reduce inequality. The 55-year-old …

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Drought kills Kenya’s endangered wildlife – report

By Ayenat Mersie It is starving Kenya‘s famous wildlife from normal outdoor food sources, driving them into deadly conflicts with humans as they roam farther to the outskirts of towns and villages in their desperate search for food. Without intervention to protect wildlife, or if the approaching rainy season fails …

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Kenya risks US sanctions if it buys Russian oil

Kenya risks US sanctions if it buys Russian oil Nairobi, Kenya – In a recent interview with the BBC, Kenya’s President William Ruto announced that his government was open to doing business with Russia. Kenya‘s head of state said he was more than willing to buy Russian fuel after scrapping …

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The four men who could make or break the Ruto government

Business The four men who could make or break the Ruto government Wednesday 28 September 2022 State House in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG Four nominated cabinet secretaries, including former central bank governor Njuguna Ndung’u, will emerge as key cogs in the new government’s struggle to cope with a heavy …

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Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru was found dead at his home in Karen

Attorney Paul Gicheru was found dead at his home in Karen after having a late lunch and complaining of being unwell Gicheru had been summoned to appear in The Hague to answer allegations that he had interfered in the trials of William Ruto by bribing witnesses An arrest warrant was …

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Retinoblastoma: squinting or glowing in children, early sign of eye cancer

A child with eye deviation (squinting) can also be one of the early signs of retinoblastoma. [iStockphoto] When Racheal had her baby girl in November last year, nothing prepared her for the numerous medical visits. While breastfeeding Amani, she noticed that the little one never made direct eye contact. And …

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Kenya begins to benefit from free trade with Africa

Business Kenya begins to benefit from free trade with Africa Monday 26 September 2022 A container terminal in the Port of Mombasa. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG Kenya has shipped its first shipment of locally made batteries to Ghana, two months after being chosen from among seven countries to …

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‘Crazy’ converting country’s reserves into bitcoins, says Central Bank of Kenya

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) senior official Patrick Njoroge has portrayed the placement of the country’s trades in Bitcoin as “insane.” Njoroge, who recently mentored select individuals from Kenya’s legislature, added that if he had agreed to fully convert Kenya’s businesses to bitcoin, he would have to be jailed and …

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Humble Lakeside Umoja in Kisumu takes first win of the season

Lakeside’s Brandon Lee in action against Strathmore Blades during the KBF Men League game at Nyayo National Gym on September 3, 2022. (Kelly Ayodi, Standard) Shooting guard Brandon Ochieng recorded a game-high 14 points and seven assists to inspire Lakeside to their first win of the 2022 season after defeating …

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How to play the Halo games in chronological order

Xbox’s flagship shooter is an intergalactic sci-fi saga with narrative bases that stretch far back billion of years. Despite this wide-ranging storyline, most of the actual Halo games take place within a single decade during the end and aftermath of the Human-Covenant War. The mainline Halo games present a sequential …

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Antigua and Kenya Deepen Cooperation – Caribbean Life

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Kenya‘s newly elected President Dr. William Suto, are committed to further strengthening and deepening bilateral relations. According to a statement by the government of Antigua and Barbuda, both leaders held a discussion on the sidelines of the general debate of the 77th …

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Kenya starts trading under AfCFTA in locally made batteries

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – Kenya-made Exide batteries landed at the port of Tema, Ghana on Friday, marking the country’s formal start of trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Kenya’s High Commissioner for Ghana HE Amb. Eliphas Barine witnessed the unveiling of the cargo by a …

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Sh$4.8 billion mansion and Hollywood lifestyle for fraudulent Kenyan nurse

By Vincent Achuka In the second and final part of this series on how a Kenyan family stole Sh230 billion from American taxpayers by making fraudulent claims on a medical scheme for elderly poor US citizens, we explain how Faith Newton, a registered nurse, created a carried out parallel scams …

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Inkomoko launches strategy to invest in 500,000 MSMEs

Business consultancy and investment firm Inkomoko has announced a strategy to invest and provide financial support to half a million medium and small micro-enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya by 2030. As part of the new strategy, the company also plans to invest Ksh 4.8 billion (US$40 million) by 2030 to support …

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Kenya: Azimio MPs protest IEBC interdiction of CEO Kulundu, claiming she is a whistleblower

Nairobi — Azimio La Umoja A Kenyan lawmaker has protested the move by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to ban Deputy CEO Ruth Kulundu over alleged whistleblowing in the polls. Led by Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi, MPs called for their reinstatement within the next 48 hours, after which …

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Share of Kenya’s exports to EAC falling despite trade deal

market news Share of Kenya’s exports to EAC falling despite trade deal Thursday 22 September 2022 Long-distance trucks form a queue at Sikata on the Webuye-Kanduyi-Malaba highway in Bungoma County. FILE PHOTO | NMG Exports from Kenya to East African countries have dwindled over the past decade, although Kenyan entrepreneurs …

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Kenyan HC visits RCCI and urges to improve bilateral trade

DNS Rawalpindi: Kenya is a gateway for Pakistani investors to enter the large market of 38 African states surrounded by Kenya with the international seaport of Mombasa. Kenya will fully support Pakistani investors in exploring potential investment and trade areas in various fields including tourism, agriculture, IT, mining and machinery. …

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Why paying for toilets shouldn’t surprise us

A woman walks past a closed public toilet near the National Archives of Kenya, Nairobi, May 13, 2021. [David Njaaga, Standard] A notice on a toilet door in a Nakuru mall justifies why one should pay Sh20 to use the toilet. The reasons include paying the cleaning staff, buying detergents …

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Kenya’s GDP growth set to slow to 5.7 percent by 2022 – Deloitte

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Kenya‘s GDP growth is expected to slow to 5.7 percent in 2022 on the back of a broader global economic slowdown, heightened uncertainty surrounding August elections and tighter fiscal policies, according to Deloitte. This is 1.2 percentage points less than the country’s GDP growth …

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Risks of climate change offer insurers new cash flows

Industry Risks of climate change offer insurers new cash flows Tuesday, September 20, 2022 A driver and motorist wade through a flooded Nakuru-Eldoret-Malaba highway in the town of Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county, after heavy rains, July 21, 2022. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NMG Insurance policies targeting damage from climate …

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Juliana Cherera was booed during the IEBC retreat in Mombasa, lamenting that Wafula Chebukati failed to protect her

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) organized a four-day retreat for its staff in Mombasa to reflect on the completed August 9 general election. IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati and Deputy Chair Juliana Cherera at a past event. Photo: Ken Kimutai.Source: Twitter During the event, held at a luxury hotel …

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Kenya Airways resumes daily direct flights to the US

One of Kenya Airways planes as it landed during the start of the resumption of international flights at JKIA August 1, 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda [Elvis Ogina, Standard] Tourism industry stakeholders have welcomed the news that Kenya Airways (KQ) will resume daily flights en route to New York from December. …

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Cricket Betting Tips and Predictions for Fantasy Cricket Matches : Africa Cricket Association Cup T20 2022

Kenya vs Cameroon, Match 9 of the Africa Cricket Association Cup T20 2022 will be played in Benoni, South Africa. LIVE SCORE – Kenya vs Cameroon Africa Cricket Association Cup 2022 Tournament Statistics Top Batter (runs scored) Top Bowler (wickets taken) Most sixes points table Kenya won its first match …

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Samia Suluhu from Tanzania works with AfCTA to promote female traders

By BOB KARASHANI Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu is rallying African decision-makers for a continental protocol specifically addressing the protection of women from harassment and other obstacles to complement the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. President Suluhu, who is also a champion of AfCFTA, says the continent must prioritize …

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What Kenya Can Teach America About Winning

It took less than an hour for the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi to fill up to the last seat. Nearly 60,000 Kenyans came to greet their newly installed President, Dr. William Ruto to cheer after a close race against former Prime Minister Raila Odingo. In a nation that has weathered …

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All set for IDPA Tier3 Championships in Mombasa

Mombasa-based marksman Ibrahim Ndung’u in a past action. [Caroline Obuya, Standard] The Mombasa team is optimistic and ready to surpass their opponents in Nairobi during the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Tier 3 Shooting Championships at the Bamburi Rifle Club, Mombasa. The championships will take place from September 29th to …

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The lake’s rising waters are bringing crocodiles and hippos closer to residents, threatening lives, limbs and livelihoods

Winnie Keben felt blessed to raise her children in her husband’s family home just 500 meters from the shores of Lake Baringo in Kenya‘s Great Rift Valley. The huge freshwater lake, about a five-hour drive from the capital Nairobi, had attracted international fishermen and tourists. But it has doubled in …

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I went to Zanzibar with my family to heal shock after poll result – Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga is back in the country with his family days after his holiday to “reflect and heal” after the shocking loss in the August 9 election. Odinga, who was in Zanzibar, flew back to the country on Thursday to attend the swearing-in …

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EPRA announces plans to protect Kenyans from high fuel and electricity prices

Energy Petroleum and Regulatory Authority (EPRA) Director-General Daniel Kiptoo has outlined the government’s plan to diversify investments into fuel and electricity to protect Kenyans from inflationary pressures. After the government hiked fuel prices in the country, Kiptoo announced on Wednesday September 14 that the state is focused on shifting investment …

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Fuel prices hit historic high as government ends subsidies

The new fuel prices are a historic high in Kenya. [File, Standard] Fuel prices in Kenya have reached an all-time high after the government scrapped the fuel subsidy program that gave motorists relief last year. In Nairobi, a liter of petrol costs Sh179.30, while a liter of diesel costs Sh165.00. …

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Several injured in the Kenyan stadium huddle before Ruto’s swearing-in

A man grimaces in pain while being evacuated as Kenyan security forces intervene following a stampede at the entrance of the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday. AFP Several people were injured on Tuesday when crowds tried to enter the stadium where Kenyan President-elect William Ruto …

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Nema blames Homa Bay County for illegal mining activities

Business Nema blames Homa Bay County for illegal mining activities Tuesday September 13, 2022 An entry point to a tunnel used for gold mining in Kosele, Rachuonyo South Sub-County in Homa Bay County on July 8, 2021. PHOTO | DECENTITY The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) says Homa Bay County’s …

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The 12 best travel destinations in October

If you missed your summer vacation and are still thinking about travel, you’re in luck. In places like Hawaii, Greece and Europe, tourist numbers are falling and so are prices, making them perfect destinations for an October trip. Temperatures could also be a bit lower, but you can still find …

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Kenyan company turns flip-flop sandals into art

Ocean Sole: Kenyan company turns flip-flop sandals into art Nairobi, Kenya – Flip flops are the most popular type of footwear in developing countries like Kenya. Over 3 billion are produced annually, they are considered comfortable, easy to wear and inexpensive. Unfortunately, most of them are also harmful to the …

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Climate migration: The Kenyan woman loses almost everything to the lake

KAMPI ya SAMAKI, Kenya—Winnie Keben felt blessed to raise her children in her husband’s home in the community of Kampi ya Samaki—just over 500 meters from the shore of Lake Baringo. The vast freshwater lake in Kenya‘s semi-arid volcanic region of the Great Rift Valley has long been an oasis. …

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Queen Elizabeth II was the biggest spectator in history

Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday afternoon at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. She was on the British throne for 70 years, making her Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. “Busy” is perhaps the keyword here. While the Queen’s official powers in a constitutional monarchy were greater than many might …

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Mixed reactions when Balala asks Ruto for a job

Cabinet Secretary for Tourism Najib Balala provoked mixed reactions from a segment of Kenyans and President-elect William Ruto’s allies after openly declaring that he was ready to serve the new government. Balala On Friday, September 9, Balala expressed interest in working in Ruto’s government, adding that he is willing to …

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Rwanda: Helping Rwanda Unlock Its Horticultural Potential – IDH Official

Horticulture is one of the strategic areas Rwanda is betting on as it seeks to expand its agricultural export base through diversification and aim to generate US$1 billion (over RWF1 trillion) in annual foreign farm revenues by 2024. This is more than double the approximately $445 million registered last fiscal …

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Uhuru mourns Queen Elizabeth – Kenyans.co.ke

President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth as a great leader who has helped transform the world. In a statement sent to the editorial board on Friday September 9th, the Head of State expressed his sadness at the death of the Queen, which took place yesterday, Thursday September …

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KQ resumes daily flights to New York in December

companies KQ resumes daily flights to New York in December Thursday, 09/08/2022 Kenya Airways planes at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on July 31, 2020. PHOTO | SALATON-NJAU | NMG Kenya Airways (KQ) will resume daily frequencies for the New York route in December, citing a surge in advance bookings for …

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William Ruto’s difficult task in reversing SGR deals, anniversary policies

Business William Ruto’s difficult task in reversing SGR deals, anniversary policies Wednesday 07 September 2022 President-elect William Ruto delivers his speech during the opening meeting with Kenyan Kwanza leaders at his official residence in Karen August 17, 2022. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG President-elect William Ruto faces a difficult …

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How to attract local tourists to visit the annual wildebeest migration

columnists How to attract local tourists to visit the annual wildebeest migration Tuesday 06.09.2022 The annual wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara is expected to drive occupancy. FILE PHOTO | NMG As the annual wildebeest migration, dubbed the eighth modern wonder of the world, continues into September, tourists from all …

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Shock when Jordanian tourists turn to beggars in Kenya

By nation. Africa Security agents in Mombasa County are detaining 40 Jordanian nationals after they were found begging in the streets of Mombasa in an alleged foiled human trafficking case. Mombasa residents were shocked on Thursday when they saw at least 40 tourists begging in the streets of the old …

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Supreme Court Ruling: Monday, 2022 Kenya Presidential Election Motion D-Day

September 5, 2022 at 6:24 am WAT New information 59 minutes that don’t pass Kenya‘s Supreme Court on Monday delivered a final ruling on a petition challenging the results of last month’s presidential election. The seven-member court adjourns Friday to consider the verdict after completing three days of hearings on …

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What the US can learn from Kenya’s fight for democracy

Last month we helped lead an international election observation mission to Kenya‘s presidential election, sponsored by the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI), on whose boards we serve. At the time of writing, William Ruto had narrowly ousted Raila Odinga, but challenges to the results are …

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Kenya introduces three-test HIV testing in latest effort to fight virus

Download logo Kenya will implement a three-test HIV testing algorithm to streamline ongoing efforts to combat the virus. After receiving a preliminary report from a technical taskforce on the acceptance of the procedure, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the field tests will be piloted in select counties ahead of …

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Mahershala Ali’s 7 Best and 7 Worst Movies Ranked

“The Place Beyond the Pines” is one of those films that feels as if it could have become a classic, but unfortunately only exhausts the surface of its enormous potential. Starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Rose Byrne, Ben Mendelsohn and Mahershala Ali, Pines tells three separate but intertwined …

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Kenya wants to sign a double taxation agreement with China

Kenya plans to sign an agreement with China to end double taxation, The Nation newspaper reported. The agreement, subject to ratification by the Chinese and Kenyan governments, will create a favorable environment for investment and trade in goods and services. Kenyan Treasury Minister Ukur Yatani has sought public opinion before …

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Kenya: US warns Kisumu over potential chaos ahead of Supreme Court ruling

Nairobi — The US embassy in Nairobi has imposed movement restrictions on US government employees in Kisumu ahead of Monday’s Supreme Court decision on the outcome of the Aug. 9 presidential election. The embassy said the move was a precautionary measure in a security alert issued Thursday, arguing that Kenya …

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dr Aggrey wants to wreak havoc when the Coast games start in Mombasa

basketball team of Dr. Aggrey School. [Ernest Ndunda, Standard] The Mombasa Coastal Secondary Schools games are expected to be different from the previous championships in Mombasa. Little-known teams upset giants at the county-level games this past weekend, setting the stage for more shocks at the Regionals. Several schools will make …

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Kenya: Chebukati acted like an auctioneer should he be found unfit for office – Attorney Nowrojee

Nairobi – Azimio La Umoja – Raila Odinga, a standard-bearer for the Kenyan President, has defended his attack on Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chair Wafula Chebukati, whom the Supreme Court is expected to find unfit for violating the constitution. This raises the question of whether the Commission acted …

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Thai hotel group enters South African market with Cape Town and Johannesburg

Tourism is picking up in South Africa and the rest of the continent, and Thailand’s minor hotels are investing accordingly. John Maytham interviewed Minor Hotels Africa’s Lindi Mthethwa about her plans for South Africa. Tourism in Africa is recovering well after the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting a large, international hotel group …

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NV Parekh and his Portrait Studio clients – The Brooklyn Rail

Isolde Brielmaier​​I am sparkling: NV Parekh and his Portraitstudio clients(Damiani, 2022) “Look, I sparkle in this picture!” exclaimed Ms. Uweso when she described her portrait from NV Parekh’s studio in Mombasa to Isolde Brielmaier a few years later. This is one of several first-hand accounts from Parekh’s sitters included in …

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Environmentalist Elizabeth Wahuti: ‘Maybe I had something President Biden really needed to hear’ Global development

IIt was a unique opportunity for the young woman to make her point. As she walked to the podium, Elizabeth Wahuti, Kenya‘s up-and-coming environmentalist, could see President Joe Biden in the audience. She says it really was her moment to impress global leaders charged with paying for sins against a …

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Envoys-designate present credentials to President Alvi – Latest News – The Nation

Ambassadors of Germany, Spain, Belgium, Libya, Kenya and Ethiopia telephone the President separately. ISLAMABAD – The designated ambassadors of Germany, Spain, Belgium, Libya, Kenya and Ethiopia presented President Dr. Arif Alvi signed their credentials at a ceremony in Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday. Ambassador of the Republic of Germany Alfred Grannas, Ambassador …

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The best hotel suites in the world according to the World Travel Awards

Suite Bernstein @ Hôtel de Crillon, a rosewood hotel rosewood Every year the World Travel Awards celebrates the best in the tourism and hospitality industry. Selected by travel professionals and the public, this year’s nominations include the best hotel suites from around the world with the ultimate wow factor. I …

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The state is banking on the shipping and logistics sectors to drive regional growth

Shipment Containers are stacked together in the Port of Baltimore. [AP Photo] Kenya‘s shipping, transport and logistics sectors have been cited as key catalysts that will help boost the economic fortunes of the East African Community (EAC). With that, the country is positioning itself to reap much from the Democratic …

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Microsoft appoints Phillis Migwi to lead operations in Kenya

Microsoft has appointed Phyllis Migwi as Country Manager for Kenya. Phyllis has a track record of leadership and business catalyst known for driving technology growth over the past two decades. She has experience in strategy and operations management, brand development, marketing and program management. Phyllis most recently served as Regional …

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Our cultural impact on the world is not new

The Maasai Cricket Warriors team psyche before they leave for one of their training sessions at Ilpolei Field. {Photo/Elvis Ogina} Our elections caused a lot of noise in the global news media. We are indeed a major player on the African and later world stage. We have the largest economy …

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In one of Kenya’s most luxurious safari routes

Luxury safari itinerary in Kenya. [Courtesy, ROAR AFRICA] When I spoke to Leslie Lefkowitz, an expert in luxury communications, about one of the outfits in her stable, she said emphatically, “It’s ROAR AFRICA… in all capital letters.” There were no illusions as to why this might be one of the …

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Despite the ban, Kenya stagnates in the FIFA ranking

NAIROBI, Kenya (Reuters) – As Kenya remains suspended by FIFA, national soccer team Harambee Stars stagnated at 102nd in the latest global rankings released by the world governing body on Friday. Kenya was suspended in November 2021 for government interference after Cabinet Secretary for Sport, Culture and Arts Amina Mohamed …

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Overview of Kenya’s changing demographic and economic landscape up to 2027

DUBLIN , August 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Added the Kenya Macroeconomic Outlook, 2027 report ResearchAndMarkets.com Offer. This study provides an overview of Kenya changing demographic and economic landscape through 2027, supported by policies to introduce universal health coverage, create affordable housing and foster manufacturing growth. It investigates of Kenya economic …

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Stop Character Assassination, Obey the Law to Remove IEBC Commissioners – Gladys Shollei to Raila Odinga

Gladys Shollei, elected representative of Uasin Gishu. [Stafford Ondego, Standard] Uasin Gishu MP Gladys Shollei has accused Raila Odinga of using his platforms to tarnish the reputation of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chair Wafula Chebukati. Shollei, who appeared in an interview on KTN News Wednesday night, claimed that …

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Why China is barring Kenya from new debt relief

Business Why China is barring Kenya from new debt relief Thursday 25 August 2022 Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on April 25, 2019 in Beijing. PHOTO | PSCU Elevating Kenya to middle-income status led China to exclude the country from a new list of African …

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Yokogawa Installs IIoT for Remote Performance Management at Kenya Geothermal Complex

August 24, 2022 Yokogawa news summary Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has completed the installation of an IoT system for Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) that uses mobile communication and other technologies to perform integrated remote power …

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How Raila was betrayed and rejected after the election defeat – ex-ODM official

Azimio La Umoja’s flag-bearer, Raila Odinga, is adept at betrayal and despondency, and has always emerged stronger from losing elections. Former Orange Democratic Movement political affairs and strategy director Wafula Buke says. Buke spoke in response to Raila’s allies, who have since defected to President-elect William Ruto’s camp, after Independent …

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The Future Fodder for Feed Safety –

There are months when there is a surplus of forage supply, but the country also faces two periods of shortage; one from November to December and the other from May to June. Through Fahd Rasul, Mujeeb ur Rehman, Hassan Munir*, Ahsan Rasheed, Sobia Shahzad, Sardar Alam Cheema This happens because …

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Uganda reimburses Kenya for 60MW of electricity delivered last week

By GERALD ANDAE Uganda will repay Kenya the electricity Kenya Power supplied last week after a power disruption at one of its dams led to a demand deficit. The landlocked neighbor last week temporarily closed the Isimba Dam in eastern Uganda after it flooded, causing a power outage and forcing …

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Court prevents Helb from demanding exorbitant fines

Business Court prevents Helb from demanding exorbitant fines Monday 22 August 2022 Student loan beneficiaries at the Helb offices in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG The High Court has barred the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) from imposing interest, penalties or fines in excess of the principal amount, ruling it …

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A writer chronicling Donald Trump’s rise to fame predicted that the Trump Organization would be “put out of business.”

Tim O’Brien, author of Trump nationsaid in a Friday interview with MSNBC that there were several signs of an imminent collapse. He said one of those signs is Trump’s longtime chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, who struck a plea deal last week news week. Weisselberg as Laura Italiano from Insider …

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Raila hopes Supreme Court will restore ‘the will of the people’ in lost victory Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug. 2 (Reuters) – Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga, who lost the August 9 presidential election to Vice President William Ruto, is still hopeful. So much so that he is adamant the Supreme Court will annul Ruto’s victory, who was declared the winner with 7.1 million …

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Kenya spends 3.3 billion on Rift Valley CBC classroom infrastructure project

The Kenyan government has already spent Sh3.3 billion on infrastructure projects for CBC classrooms across the Rift Valley region. This serves to prepare for the transition from Realschule to Gymnasium in January 2023. Jared Obiero, the Rift Valley region’s director of education, claimed the government plans to build 2,715 CBC …

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High cost of living, record debt to shorten new Kenyan President’s honeymoon

By VINCENT OWINO Even as the new Nairobi government basks in the warmth of political victory from recent polls, experts predict the honeymoon will be short-lived thanks to a growing list of challenges. In fact, after being declared the winner of the presidential election, William Ruto said there was little …

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Strong, reliable, actionable national policies needed for growth -Odusanwo – New Telegraph

background Chief Abiodun Odusanwo, President of Institute for Tourism Professionals Nigeria (ITPN), during the recent Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) Annual General Meeting and Tourism Conference in Abuja, while addressing the theme of the conference; Tourism in Nigeria: The Way Forward; analyzed the challenges and perspectives of tourism …

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In fact, economic freedom is coming in just 100 days, so get ready to eat and have fun

The unga funding program has reduced the cost of a two-kilogram package of cornmeal. [iStockphoto] In fact, economic freedom is coming in just 100 days, so get ready to eat and have fun Hordes of traders reportedly descended on Kenya Railways‘ reserve land in Karatina, claiming that Deputy Prezzo-elect, Rigathi …

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Kenyan investors are reluctant to lend billions to the government

capital markets Kenyan investors are reluctant to lend billions to the government Thursday 18 August 2022 The National Treasury Building in Nairobi on Sunday May 24, 2020. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG Investors are unwilling to lend the government billions of shillings to secure higher interest rates, pointing to …

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Uganda Tourism is looking beyond borders for financial help with recovery

take skift Uganda’s rebranding ambitions will be much more difficult if its tourism industry doesn’t receive the necessary investment. The calls for help now reach far beyond the state coffers. Dawit Habtemariam Uganda’s tourism industry leaders are seeking international and private sources of funding to support their recovery and achieve …

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5 men who played key roles in taking Ruto’s presidency

Deputy President William Ruto was declared President-Elect, beginning the necessary process for taking office. Ruto defeated Azimio La Umoja’s Raila Odinga, Roots Party’s George Wajackoyah, and Agano Party’s Waihiga Mwaure to win the 2022 presidential race. The victory of Ruto, who was vying for a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket, …

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Kenya’s Vice President Ruto is declared election winner : NPR

Supporters of Kenya‘s President-elect William Ruto hold up placards of him as they gather in Eldoret, Kenya, on Monday while awaiting the results of Kenya’s general election. Simon Maina/AFP via Getty Images Hide caption toggle caption Simon Maina/AFP via Getty Images Supporters of Kenya’s President-elect William Ruto hold up placards …

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Ruto declared winner of Kenya’s presidential election: live results updates

William Ruto after being declared the winner of Kenya‘s presidential election in Nairobi on Monday.Recognition…Thomas Mukoya/Reuters NAIROBI, Kenya –– Kenya’s Vice President William Ruto has won the country’s presidential election, the head of the Electoral Commission said Monday, days after a cliffhanger vote in a country central to East Africa’s …

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China-built modern railroad is key factor in Kenya’s Vision 2030-Xinhua

* As a strategic infrastructure project, the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) supports the implementation of Kenya‘s two flagship plans for socio-economic transformation – the 2030 Vision and the Big Four Agenda. * The SGR has enhanced Kenya’s trade with neighboring countries and provided an economic lifeline for member states …

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Climate change: Grazing systems reduce drought risk at ASAL Kenya

Often marginalized and with high rates of poverty, pastoralists make their living through a mix of pastoralism and small-scale farming. The residents of Isiolo have developed a grazing and grazing management system. This ensures that their animals never lack forage and counteracts the effects of climate change. In Laikipia we …

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RTL Today – Inflation in Kenya: Kenya’s “Mama Mboga” is hoping for the future president

Behind her makeshift stall in the Kenyan town of Eldoret, only a sheet of blue plastic on the floor strewn with bundles of spinach and kale leaves, Agneta Muhonja Ambane’s face is drawn with weariness. The 68-year-old grandmother didn’t go home last night because she feared she might run into …

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Despite the post-election nervousness, things are going smoothly for the Port of Mombasa

The Kipevu oil terminal in the port of Mombasa is operating at full capacity. [David Gichuru, Standard] As Kenyans wait with bated breath for the final tally of the elections, including that of the presidency, the Port of Mombasa continues to operate at full capacity. The Ports of Kenya Authority …

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Cricket: Kenya defeats Bermuda in ICC challenge

Bermuda won the toss in their ICC Mens CWC Challenge League match against Kenya at Farmers Cricket Club Ground in St Martin, Jersey, choosing to bat. For the first time in the last few games, Bermuda battered the 50 overs to go 234/7, Charles Trott was the top scorer with …

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China’s economy has become the economic engine of the world: survey » Capital News

About 78.34 percent of respondents from 22 countries believe that the Chinese economy has added vitality to the world economy over the past decade and has become the engine of the world economy, according to a joint poll by the CGTN think tank and the Chinese Institute of Public Opinion …

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New development promises » Capital News

The repeal of Article 370 has brought justice, democracy and economic development to the people of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The central government is constantly pumping out funds and taking policy initiatives to rejuvenate the economy of the Union Territory (UT). It has allocated Rs 35,581.44 crore to J&K under …

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Shiraz Aziz Din, 65, describes his experiences as a voter in Kenya’s elections

Din, a resident of the South C district of Nairobi’s Lang’ata constituency, is no stranger to the grim world of politics. Despite appearing delicately fragile, Din is a smart and electrifying man with an immense love for his country. In 1975, Din turned 18, the legal voting age in Kenya, …

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Kenyans mull first female vice president as results awaited

Former justice minister Karua is aiming for the post of vice president Country often sees violent attacks on female contestants Karua says the priority will be rooting out corruption MOMBASA, Kenya, August 9 (Reuters) – As Kenyans await the outcome of Tuesday’s election, they are wondering if Martha Karua could …

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Kenya watches US companies dumping China in Biden deal

Business Kenya watches US companies dumping China in Biden deal Tuesday, 08/09/2022 Betty Maina, Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization and Trade. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG Kenya is vying to become the manufacturing hub for American companies looking to shift out of China or diversify in new trade talks Washington …

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Profiles of 9 top IEBC officials running Tuesday’s elections

As Kenyans flock to various polling stations to cast their ballots on Tuesday, August 9, senior officials from the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) will assume oversight and administrative responsibilities. Aside from the role played by IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati, the other eight play critical roles in the election’s …

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Former opposition leader Raila Odinga maintains his narrow lead on the eve of Kenya’s elections

Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga waves to supporters as he arrives for his final campaign rally at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya August 6.Brian Inganga / The Associated Press After a four-decade political saga that has spanned eight years in prison and four failed presidential attempts, 77-year-old Raila Odinga finally …

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Explained: Why the Kenyan presidential election matters

Kenyans will elect a successor to President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday after a decade in power. The race is tight and could go into a runoff for the first time. One of the frontrunners is Raila Odinga, an opposition leader in his fifth presidential bid who is backed by his …

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Watamu Tree House: An original masterpiece

Watamu tree house. Bursting with stunning aesthetics, Watamu in Kilifi County is known for its spectacular coastline, crystal clear waters, vibrant coral reefs, pristine beaches, exciting water adventures and marine diversity. When I met Paul Krystall, the owner of Watamu Tree House, he was warm, charming, hospitable – and barefoot. …

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Kenyan police are under pressure to break the post-election cycle of chaos

By MARY WAMBUI By FRED OLUOCH Human rights watchdogs and the international community are monitoring the behavior of Kenya‘s police force and arguing that their actions during this election season are critical to causing or averting violence. This year’s elections have been described as critical, and international actors are watching …

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The ‘deep state’ conspiracy theory tainting Kenya’s elections news

Nairobi, Kenya – It’s election season in Kenya and even beyond the 22.1 million registered voters who went to the polls on August 9, the campaign’s biggest buzzword was ‘deep state’. In recent years the phrase has emerged to convey the notion of a powerful shadowy cabal that is not …

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Kenya inaugurates new shipyard and new ferry for Lake Victoria

Courtesy of the PSCU Published August 5, 2022 18:46 by The Maritime Executive Kenya‘s ambitions to become a regional shipbuilding and repair center have received a major boost after the flotation of the first ship to be assembled locally in almost 70 years. President Uhuru Kenyatta, who has …

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Reinventing tourism amidst dwindling revenues

If Nigeria intends to regain the lost terrain caused by the fallout from the global drop in oil prices, this is the time to pay attention to tourism. ELEOJO IDACHABA collects the opinions of industry experts. Nigeria, like other countries in the world whose economies are largely fueled by petroleum, …

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Reject liars and choose honest leaders, Uhuru tells Mombasa

President Uhuru Kenyatta waves to the public after touring the Nzoia Sugar Company. [Benjamin Sakwa, Standard] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, August 4, 2022, implored Kenyans not to vote for his deputy William Ruto, saying his web of lies posed a threat to the country’s economic and democratic growth. Uhuru …

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Insights from the world: The Chinese-built modern railway in Kenya is praised for its green ethos

When construction of the 480km Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) began in 2014, Ali Mohamed was impressed by the Chinese contractor’s care to protect local habitats from damage. The 44-year-old resident of a quiet village overlooking a mangrove swamp on the north-western edge of Kenya‘s coastal city of Mombasa is …

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Despite surveys, hoteliers are seeing higher bed occupancy rates

Tourists on vacation at Voi Wildlife Lodge, August 26, 2014. [Gideon Maundu, Standard] Bed occupancy rates and use of conference facilities hit highs in June and July last seen before the pandemic, the Central Bank of Kenya‘s (CBK) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) hotel survey report shows. In many places, the …

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Uhuru is setting the stage for a US company’s $6 billion investment in Kisumu Solar Power Plant

Business Uhuru is setting the stage for a US company’s $6 billion investment in Kisumu Solar Power Plant Thursday, 08/04/2022 President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks in Kisumu on Tuesday. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NMG An American company will construct a 6.4 billion shillings solar power plant in Kisumu, President Uhuru …

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Africa sets targets ahead of UN climate summit

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) – African officials outlined their priorities for the upcoming UN climate summit, including a push to… MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) – African officials outlined their priorities for the upcoming UN climate summit, including a push to get rich, polluting nations to compensate poor countries for the environmental damage …

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