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Kenya is driving the sustainable transport agenda

Often known for its chaotic, congested streets, downtown Nairobi is the site of several pioneering experiments in electrified public transport. From February, Nairobi-based electric vehicle (EV) and finance company BasiGo will trial two electric buses on public transport providers, providing a model for how Kenya can transition to an electrified …

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Samuel Njoroge and Erick Ooko share the lead after day one

The Golf Park’s Erick Ooko and Kenya Railway Golf Club’s Samuel Njoroge were two under par on the first day of the Road to Magical Kenya Open golf championship at Limuru Country Club’s par-72 course on Sunday. Ooko, one of the top pros in the country, threw an early shot …

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Kenya wants to open more offices abroad, says CS Omamo » Capital News

Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 22 (Reuters) – Kenya has set up three new diplomatic missions during the COVID-19 period, according to the Foreign Ministry. Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo indicated that missions have been opened Mozambique, Jakarta and Arusha during this period. Omamo, speaking at the unveiling of the State Department’s 2020/2021 …

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Rare twin elephant babies born in Kenya

Issued on: 01/20/2022 – 15:14Changed: 01/20/2022 – 15:12 Nairobi (AFP) – An elephant in Kenya has given birth to twins, an extremely rare event, conservationists said Thursday. Conservation group Save the Elephants said the twins – a man and a woman – were born to a mother named Bora. They …

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Kenya’s hammer blow for long overdue rental apps

ideas & debate Kenya’s hammer blow for long overdue rental apps Wednesday 19 January 2022 The Central Bank of Kenya, Nairobi on Sunday 22 November 2020. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NMG BY WANGARI NJATHIMore from this author summary After much ethical uproar from Kenyan digital loan borrowers, the Kenyan …

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Uganda protests Kenya moves to dump cargo in Malaba on old railway

By KABONA ESIARA By ANTHONY KITIMO Uganda has protested the decision by Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) to offload 40 containers bound for Kampala on the Kenyan side of the Malaba border crossing, in total disregard for transit traffic operating norms. Kenya this week began trial runs for express freight train …

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STI spike among Kenyan teens blamed for lockdown

By PAULINE KAIRU A new report points to a worrying rise in the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including chlamydia, gonorrhea and trichomoniasis, among adolescent girls in Kenya during the Covid-19 lockdown. Preliminary post-pandemic data collected in 2020 shows a dramatic increase in infections compared to 2019. Research in …

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Kenya’s passport is the eighth strongest in Africa

business Kenya’s passport is the eighth strongest in Africa Friday January 14, 2022 A Kenyan passport. FILE PHOTO | NMG By GERALD ANDAEMore from this author summary Kenya‘s passport is now the eighth most important in Africa and 71st globally after its mobility score improved six places in the latest …

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Kenyan startup funding declined by Sh15 billion in 2021

Capital markets Kenyan startup funding declined by Sh15 billion in 2021 Wednesday January 12, 2022 The funding of Kenyan start-ups by international investors decreased by 15 billion shredders last year. FILE PHOTO | NMG From KEVIN ROTICHMore from this author summary Data from the American online platform Substack shows that …

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572 arrested during Interpol’s October operation – DCI

572 people were arrested in Kenya during Interpol’s month-long operation from October 1. A statement by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) on Sunday 8 January indicated that the operation to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in Kenya’s inland waters and along the Kenyan coast was underway. According to …

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