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Husband of killed Kenyan Olympian Tirop, who is charged with murder, pleads not guilty

ELDORET, Kenya, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – Ibrahim Rotich, husband of slain Kenyan Olympic runner Agnes Tirop, was charged with her murder and pleaded not guilty in a Kenyan court on Tuesday. Rotich, 41, was ordered to undergo a mental health test last week before making a plea. Tirop was found …

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Assessing the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Forcibly Displaced People – Thematic Letter # 1: The Case of Kenya – Kenya

Important findings  New microdata from a high-frequency telephone survey in Kenya shows that pandemic-related fear among refugee households is particularly high compared to the surrounding host community and increases over time.  The employment gap between refugees and nationals was large before the pandemic and remains large throughout the …

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In Bharti’s credit strategy, Airtel leaves Kenya dry

Mugo Kibati, CEO of Telkom Kenya, and Prasanta Das Sarma, CEO of Airtel Kenya, when they appeared before the Senate ICT Committee at County Hall in Nairobi on October 22, 2021 to discuss the progress of their merger. [Boniface Okendo, Standard] At the height of the heated debate over the …

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Missionaries moved from Ethiopia to Kenya | Rexburg

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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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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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