Kenya’s environmental activists applaud US support for plastic pact

WATAMU, KENYA – Kenya’s environmental activists applaud US support for a global pact to combat plastic pollution in the oceans. Meanwhile, a community-based initiative is doing its part by collecting and recycling plastic that has washed up on Kenya’s beaches, where people depend on tourism for a living. Piles of …

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Biniyam teases fans with dirty dancing in his welding uniform

90-Day Fiancée: The Other Way fans are mightily impressed with Biniyam Shibre’s physique during his sweat scene with Ariela Weinberg in the finale. Ariela Weinberg’s partner, Biniyam Shibre, showed off his moves for his 90 days fiancé: the other way Admirers on Instagram after passing her out in his welder’s …

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Kenya has made tremendous strides in containing HIV, says President Kenyatta

Kenya‘s President Uhuru Kenyatta / CFP Image President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya has made tremendous strides in slowing the spread of HIV / AIDS in recent years, noting that new infections fell by 68.4% between 2013 and this year. Over the same period, the number of HIV / AIDS-related deaths …

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Kenya: New ways to facilitate truck movement in and out of the port of Mombasa

Movement around the port of Mombasa will improve after the opening of two major roads connecting the port to the Northern Corridor transport route. The streets Nyerere-Mbaraki and Kipevu are major arteries to and from the port. The Nyerere-Mbaraki road was funded by the UK government, the Danish International Development …

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Why Coast’s fishing industry goes untapped

Fisherman Khamis Kubo prepares his catch in the old fish market in the old town of Mombasa. [Omondi Onyango, Standard] Despite the enormous potential, the coastal fishing industry has not yet reached its full potential. Research by the Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) on fish stocks in designated coastal …

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Victory for Miguna as the government allows his trip to Kenya

The confrontation between exiled lawyer Miguna Miguna and the government is far from over after the state threw him back to the Kenyan embassies in Ottawa, Canada and Berlin, Germany. In a letter signed by Attorney General Kennedy Ogeto, the government asked the Kenyan High Commissioners in Ottawa and Berlin …

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Air Tanzania resumes flights from Nairobi to Dar after more than 20 years

BY ANTHONY KITIMO Tanzania’s national airline has resumed operations between Dar es Salaam and Kenya‘s capital Nairobi after not flying to the neighboring country for two decades. Air Tanzania landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Friday and resumed daily flights between the two East African countries. The arrival …

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PIC summons former KPA-MD Gichiri about SGR agreements

The former managing director of the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA), Gichiri Ndua, was introduced to Public Investments C. loadedCommittee to shed more light on the project contracts between the standard gauge railway (SGR) and the KPA. Committee chairman Abdullswamad Nassir said he had also summoned former general manager for Board …

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Nancy Wamaitha from Nairobi, Kenya, receives the iChange Nations ™ Global Messenger of Hope Award

HE Kivutha Kibwana, Governor of Makueni County and Nancy Wamaitha Mariam Ali, Nicholus Magak, Nancy Wamaitha, Ali Babu, Immaculate Njoki and Dr. Njeri Mwangi Dr. Juma Nashon, Donald Toldson, Nancy Wamaitha and ICN Special Envoy Dr. Ruben West Bishop Daniel Kwesi, Winnie Joy, Nancy Wamaitha, and Otis Tobah ICN Prize …

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The blueprint for 2030 moves forward with headwinds

Construction of the Dongo Kundu bypass bridge, Mombasa. [Robert Menza, Standard] The government is optimistic that Vision 2030 will be achieved within the set timeframe, despite major challenges that have hindered its implementation. The key to the vision was an annual economic growth rate of 10 percent, which, given drawbacks …

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