Monthly Archives: October 2021

Kenya ends the rotating chairmanship of the UN Security Council

A face-to-face meeting at the United Nations Security Council is underway. Kenya has ended its presidency of the United Nations Security Council for October 2021. In a month that has proven to be an historic and momentous month for the country’s foreign policy and diplomacy, Nairobi said its presidency has …

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#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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Kenya prepares for $ 171 million to manage climate risk

BY PAULINE KAIRU The World Bank’s board of directors in Washington announced Wednesday that it had received a $ 16.6 billion loan from the International Development Association (IDA). Funding will come from a grant of Ksh 2.37 billion (US $ 21.4 million) from the multi-donor social sustainability trust fund for …

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4 counties still have to vaccinate more than 1% of the population

In the counties of Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Marsabit, the COVID-19 vaccination is still low, with less than 1% of the population being fully vaccinated. Nairobi County leads with the highest number of people vaccinated, with 17.7% of the population fully vaccinated, followed by Nyeri County with 15.8%, Kiambu with …

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Kenya: Miguna says she has not regretted Odinga or broken any law

Nairobi Kenya – Controversial activist and lawyer Miguna Miguna insists he did not break the law by swearing in Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga when he ran in the 2017 elections. Odinga denied the election results, accusing incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta of stealing the voice, leading to a …

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Warning – city streets that will be closed on weekends

A notice from the National Police Service (NPS) indicated that the southern bypass from Carnivore to the Dagoretti Corner interchange will be closed from 1:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Road users are also advised to avoid the Mombasa Road junction to the Southern Bypass at the Ole Sereni Hotel and …

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Vision 2030: Renew the infrastructure pipeline

Columnists Vision 2030: Renew the infrastructure pipeline Thursday, October 28, 2021 Pneumatic rollers are paving the road from the Changamwe roundabout on June 30, 2021. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NMG From Johnson KilangiMore from this author summary In 2008, Kenya launched a blueprint for long-term economic development that included …

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Olympic Games in Tokyo: The murdered Olympic star Agnes Tirop had just decided to divorce her husband for fear that he would “kill” her

“She kept complaining that her husband was violent towards her,” Stella, one of Tirop’s neighbors, told The Daily Beast. “Agnes feared that one day her husband would kill her and that is exactly what happened.” “I heard screams from your apartment.” Murdered Olympian Agnes Tirop had just decided to divorce …

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Kenya Moore cries after being banned from the show

RHOA’s Kenya Moore cries on Instagram Stories after being eliminated from Dancing With The Stars. This was her third time in the bottom two. Kenya bogs off The real housewives of Atlanta cried after being eliminated Dance with the stars Monday night The audience may know Kenya as a performer …

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Mwinyi hires new ambassadors, renews ties to Kenya

He made the remarks when he met three envoys who are now moving to their workstations, namely Anisa Mbega (India), Togolani Idriss Mavura (South Korea) and Innocent Shio (Ethiopia), who paid him a courtesy visit to the Zanzibar State House He noted that South Korea has made great economic strides …

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Kenya: Musalia Mudavadi condemns attack on DP William Ruto

The chairman of the Amani National Congress (ANC), Musalia Mudavadi, launched his 2022 presidential campaign in Kajiado County yesterday, warning against a policy of intolerance. Mr Mudavadi said Kenyans should allow the president’s hopes to sell their agenda without interference. While condemning the attacks on Vice President William Ruto’s motorcade …

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Kenya Airways named Africa’s most expensive airline

Kenya Airways (KQ) is Africa’s most expensive airline, according to a new study by competition authorities in 24 African countries. The airline risks losing its market to competitors such as Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways and Air France. “Kenya Airways has the highest average passenger price per kilometer (APPK) on …

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BioRescue consortium discontinues egg harvest on one of two northern white rhinos after ethical risk assessment – Eurasia Review

In an attempt to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction through advanced assisted reproductive technologies, the scientists and conservationists of the BioRescue consortium place great emphasis on respecting the lives and well-being of the individual animals involved. In a special, in-depth ethical risk assessment, the team came to the …

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Karamoja Tour goes off the beaten path

BY JULIUS BARIGABA This year’s Tour of Karamoja cycling event takes riders to the West Pokot region in Kenya, the beautiful, untouched part of the East African Rift. The tour begins today in its fourth edition and lasts until October 30th. It will be six days of intense activity covering …

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Construction of the Mwache dam begins in November

Construction of the Mwache multi-purpose dam, the contract of which was signed in August 2018 and delayed by several years as the developer waited for the government to complete the land balancing exercise, is slated to begin next month (November 2021). Also read: Renovation of the Mwache multi-purpose dam in …

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British Airways codeshare with Kenya Airways

British Airways has a codeshare with. announced Keyna Airways on routes between London and Keyna and connections at both ends. British Airways Boeing 777-200ER – Image, Economy Class and more. Customers flying to Nairobi with British Airways can seamlessly reach 20 destinations in East and Central Africa including Douala, Zanzibar, …

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A family portrait too real for Kenya?

Nobody could have imagined the life of Anna Pauline (Pauli) Murray, the black, queer, gender-neutral civil rights activist who lived from 1910 to 1985. Few people have done so much to make the world fairer than Murray. Last year, Murray’s scholarship was used to help the ACLU successfully argue in …

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Hemmingways Hotels celebrated at the 2021 World Travel Awards

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21 – Hemingway’s Watamu was named Kenya‘s Leading Beach Resort at the 2021 World Travel Awards. Hemingways Expeditions, also part of the Hemingways Group, emerged as Kenya’s leading destination management company at the awards. In his 28thNS Year of the year, the World Travel Awards are presented …

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Is Kenya Moore still in Dancing with the Stars season 30?

Real Atlanta housewives Star and former Miss Michigan Kenya Moore danced for elimination for season 30 Dance with the starsbut she’s still holding on and she’s not giving up. Moore, 50, and professional partner Brandon Armstrong defeated Brian Austin Green and Matt James in a shocking double elimination during Disney …

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Before COP26, world leaders meet in Nairobi to share new research on the benefits of adaptation measures in Africa – World

WHAT: Global Center on Adaptation Africa Adaptation Acceleration Day – Annual talk, answers from world leaders and press conference with questions and answers WHERE: University of Nairobi WHEN: 1400–1500 EAT (Nairobi time) October 26, 20210700 – 0800 EDT (New York) 1300 – 1400 CEST (Amsterdam) REGISTRATION: To register and receive …

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Kenya: Lobbies Benefit from Sh110m Anti-Slavery Grant

Kenya is to receive a grant of 1 million US dollars (110 million Sh.) For the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking. Funds are paid out through local survivor-led organizations established in the country by the Global Freedom Fund, a leading global movement promoting the abolition of slavery. Any …

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[INTERVIEW] Korea’s rice helps a lot: WFP Kenya boss

Kenya Country Director Lauren Landis. [WFP] ” src=”https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/data/photo/2021/10/18/f33e3ed8-32a1-4a48-9712-55bcb0fb949b.jpg”/> WFP Kenya Country Director Lauren Landis. [WFP] The Covid-19 pandemic was a double blow for countries with food shortages. According to the report on the state of food security and nutrition in the world in 2021, published in July by five international …

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Kenya Space Agency launches five model satellites

KSA’s acting director general, Col. Hillary Kosgey, reiterated the agency’s commitment to support the development and development of space systems. Source: KSA At the 14thNS In October, the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) hosted an event that launched a 1U nanosatellite. Five universities competed against each other at the event in …

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Kenya hits Saudi Arabia for mistreating workers

Cabinet Secretary for Labor and Social Protection, Simon Chelugui. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard] Labor Department officials will travel to Saudi Arabia to handle cases of ill-treatment of Kenyans working in the Middle East. Cabinet Secretary for Labor and Social Protection Simon Chelugui said during the visit next month that Kenya is …

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Kenya: Joho rejects petition to end his political career

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho wants a petition banning him from holding public office to be removed on the grounds that the court does not have jurisdiction to hear it. The petition says that Mr. Joho and Changamwe MCA Bernard Ogutu, who were found guilty of failing to comply with a …

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Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa responsible for 30,000 malware attacks – Technology – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

•Kaspersky lists them as Trojans, Trojan Downloaders; and trojan droppers Of the more than 206,000 mobile malware attacks blocked by Kaspersky solutions for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region in just six months between January and June 2021, over 30,000 of these attacks combined originated in Nigeria ( …

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How to Overcome Kenya’s Blue Economy Barriers

Ideas & Debate How to Overcome Kenya’s Blue Economy Barriers Tuesday, October 12, 2021 President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks to delegates during the 2018 Blue Economy Governors & Mayors Convention in Nairobi. PHOTO | SWIMMING POOL By John KakongeMore from this author summary As a coastal and lake-rich nation, Kenya is …

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Strong Declaration on Covid Vaccines, Trade, Debt and Climate Adopted at Historic UNCTAD15 Conference

UNCTAD’s 15th Four-Year Conference (UNCTAD15), October 3-7, passed an agreement to promote inclusive and resilient economic recovery in developing countries unprecedented with unequal access to COVID-19 vaccines, debt crisis, climate emergency and others To face challenges. The conference was opened on October 4th in Barbados by UN Secretary General António …

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Truckers want the state to cancel the SGR freight order

Containers in a yard in Changamwe, Mombasa County. November 2020. [Kelvin Karani, Standard] The Kenyan Association of Road Transport Companies (KTA) has urged the government to find fair and impartial solutions in the industry to stimulate economic growth. Speaking in Mombasa at its Annual General Meeting at the City Blue …

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There is nothing new in Pandora Papers

President Uhuru Kenyatta in an earlier address. [Courtesy] The recently leaked name of the documents, Pandora Papers, alluded to Greek mythology and piqued our curiosity and emotions. The presence of our President on the list made things more interesting and Kenyan. In a curious twist, President Uhuru Kenyatta replied and …

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Tourism association roots for partnerships to improve wealth

KTB managing director Betty Radier. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] Partnerships and networks are key to fueling tourism growth during the Covid-19 pandemic, said Betty Radier, chief executive of the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB). She said the travel industry, agents and buyers should work together to develop, implement and coordinate the national …

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Another approach to investing in developing countries

October 9, 2021 F.ORTY YEARS Antoine van Agtmael of the International Finance Corporation introduced the idea of ​​a “Third World Equity Fund” to skeptical fund managers, and the concept of emerging markets found its way into global investing. The aim was to offer a diversified exposure in fast growing countries …

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Kenya: KPA says there is no congestion in the port of Mombasa

Mombasa – The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) announced on Wednesday that only 43 percent of the port’s container storage capacity is occupied. The port, with a shipyard capacity of 35,000 containers or twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), is currently occupied with fewer than 15,000 containers. On Tuesday it was reported that …

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Kenya: Court removes evidence of Anglo leasing that hit the DPP

Nairobi – The High Court stripped several documentary pieces of evidence presented Tuesday in the Anglo leasing scandal and dealt a severe blow to prosecutors. In deleting several documents, the court said the process of obtaining them was not procedural and was not properly served prior to being sent to …

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Kenya reports 130 new Covid cases, 25 deaths

Kenya reported 130 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the country’s number to 250,510. According to the latest figures released by the Ministry of Health, 130 people from a sample size of 4,869 tested positive in the past 24 hours, giving a positivity rate of 2.7 percent. Of the cases, …

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Cement manufacturers escalate the clinker import tax dispute

Bamburi Cement Ltd Trucks collects cement from a silo, a storage facility in the industrial area of ​​Nairobi, on May 24th, 2021. [Stafford Ondego, Standard] A portion of cement manufacturers have reacted sharply to National Cement’s plans to lay off workers at its clinker production facility, claiming the company is …

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Texas Woman’s Tea Launch empowers women farmers in Kenya

Women CEOs create Tea Alliance with a mission New premium organic products also support Houston’s only infant nutrition bank I am delighted with this project for several reasons. The third is the opportunity to work with another highly regarded, women-owned tea company that is just as passionate about the business …

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ACT Alliance Appeal: Call for Drought in Kenya – KEN 221 – Kenya

Context and needs The Kenyan government declared the drought a national disaster on September 8, 2021, 2020 short rains and the March-May 2021 long rains. Both seasons were characterized by late dips, below-average cumulative amounts and poor temporal and spatial distribution. The latest national early warning bulletin for drought reports …

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Nairobi’s Hidden Treasures_China.org.cn

Zebras giggle in the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. The Masai Mara is a world famous place in Kenya for wild animals. RAHUL BANSAL / SOLENT NEWS Kenya is one of the leading travel destinations in Africa. With numerous parks that feature wildlife viewing as the main attraction, Kenya …

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Voters start slowly because IDs have not been collected

Ongoing voter registration at the Tononoka Social Hall in Mombasa County. [Robert Menza, Standard] The low turnout marked the first day of mass voter registration when the electoral commission launched the nationwide exercise. Officials complained about a large number of uncollected national identity cards that were required for registration. In …

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All systems work! For the Kenya-UK Health Workers Collaboration

Susan Mochache, Principal Secretary for Health, had a number of meetings with implementing partners from the Kenya-UK Health Alliance. Last week, the PS, accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Labor and Health in London, had fruitful contacts with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, National Health Security (NHS) Working People, …

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Community tours, domestic trips to the nearest borders for tourism

President’s Delivery Unit Secretary Andrew Wakahiu, Vivo Energy Country Marketing Manager Mark Senteu and Sarova Hotels and Resorts-Kenya Director of Operations Kuljit Rekhi during the official opening ceremony of the second face of the Tembea Tujenge Kenya initiative in front of the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi. Community curated experiences will …

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Road projects around Nairobi nearing completion

A section of the Waiyaki Trail around the Museum Hill and the Waiyaki Trail. [Courtesy] It takes a traveler in Ruaka about 30 minutes to get to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) once the Nairobi Expressway is completed. The road is also expected to cut travel time from Rironi on …

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Morehead Pastor Pedals for Kenya Youth

October 2 – Jeremy Halstead, pastor of the First Church of God in Morehead, rides with the Ends of the Earth Cycling Team out of Fort Myers, Florida. Halstead has previously been on four Ends Cycling Tours in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Ends of the Earth Cycling hosted its first …

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Committee to Summon DCI, Kenyan Coast Guard, for illegal fishing

The Senate Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs will summon the Kenya Criminal Police and Coast Guard (KCGS) for suspicious fishing activities in the country’s territorial waters. Committee chairman Johnson Sakaja said the committee would need input from the DCI and KCGS before finalizing its investigation into allegations of …

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Stop all illegal growth activity in the port

Workers unload fertilizers from the Nikitis Majuro cargo ship in the port of Mombasa. [Omondi Onyango,Standard] The port of Mombasa is a valuable national asset for the country and an important trade route in East Africa and beyond. It serves as a strategic advantage for inland neighbors such as South …

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