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Route analysis: Mombasa-Dubai | routes

Kenya Airways will launch non-stop flights from the coastal city of Mombasa (MBA) to Dubai (DXB) in the United Arab Emirates to meet leisure demand from the Middle East and Europe. Service between destinations will begin December 15 and will operate four times a week using Boeing 737-800 aircraft. …

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Eric Latiff surprises fans with perfect Kalenjin accent as he addresses issues on Mombasa Road: ‘Waligula’

Eric Latiff hilariously addressed Cabinet Secretary for Roads, Transport and Public Works Kipchumba Murkomen in a thick Kalenjin accent Spice FM’s morning show host blamed the Kenya National Highway Authority (KenHa) for the run-down condition of Mombasa Road TUKO.co.ke understands that the funniest comedians have inherently humorous attitudes, looks and …

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Mombasa Governor is inviting applications for CEC positions

Mombasa Governor Abdulswamad Nassir has invited competent individuals to apply for the 10 cabinet posts available in the district government. The announcement comes two months after he took office on September 15, succeeding his predecessor Hassan Joho. The governor has also invited applications for the positions of 16 chief officers …

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SeaLead launches IDEA service connecting India and UAE to East Africa

SeaLead has announced the launch of a new service connecting India and the United Arab Emirates to East Africa. The India-Dubai-East-Africa (IDEA) service will begin on November 22 as a four-vessel weekly service, with SeaLead providing two and one each for OOCL and TS Lines. The rotation for the new …

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EABC calls for consolidation centers to boost fresh produce exports

EABC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John Bosco Kalisa called on Thursday as he spoke during the regional private sector engagement in the ocean freight transport and logistics sub-sector, which focused on fresh produce and managed by the East African Business Council (EABC) in Partnership was organized with TradeMark East Africa …

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Badminton: Akwanyi and Awuori crowned champions of the Nyanza Open in Kisumu

Akwanyi Edwin is awarded by Badminton Tournament Director John Apollo after emerging as the winner of the Nyanza Badminton Tournament in Kisumu. (Collins Oduor, Default) Kenya international Edwin Akwanyi is the new champion of the Nyanza Mega Badminton Open 2022 Nairobi-based Akwanyi dethroned former Kenyan John Wanyoike, who won last …

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With just two players, hostess Lady Bucks defeats ANU Panthers

Lady Bucks’ Juliet Amollo (left) dribbles past ANU’s Nicole Adhiambo during yesterday’s KBF Women’s Premier League match at Magadi Primary School in Kisumu. [Michael Mute, Standard] Lady Bucks survived a second-half scare to defeat the African Nazarene University (ANU) Panthers in overtime 70-68 in overtime in a tight Women’s Premier …

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Capital markets: Emerging markets continue to send mixed signals

Issues in Emerging MarketsInvestment grade borrowers from emerging markets continue to generate positive demand. Notably, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sold a new six-year dollar-denominated Sukuk issue and 10-year conventional dollar bonds with initial price forecasts of 135 and 180 basis points spreads over comparable US Treasuries. It placed …

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Uganda’s second oil rig arrives in Mombasa

TotalEnergies’ oil rig for Tilenga arrived in Mombasa on Wednesday TotalEnergies Uganda Ltd, operators of the Tilenga oil project in western Uganda, have shipped their first drilling rig, signaling readiness for scheduled oil production to begin in 2015. The rig, the first of three, arrived at the port of Mombasa …

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Encourage sport activities to foster peace in learning institutions, stresses principal – Kenya News Agency

There is a need to encourage sporting activities in learning institutions across the country to promote cohesion and peaceful coexistence among students from diverse backgrounds. At an awards ceremony for the winners of the Senior Principal Kitale National Polytechnic tournament, the institution’s principal, …

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Canobbio will go first in the Bamba Rally

Piero Canobbio in his Mitsubishi Evolution 10 during the 2021 ARC Equator Rally in Naivasha, April 24-27, 2021. [Equator Rally] Home driver Piero Canobbio will be first off the ramp in the KNRC7 MMC Bamba Rally, which gets underway today in Bamba, Kilifi County. Canobbio will pilot his new Hyundai …

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Mombasa suffocates with containers – The East African

By ANTHONY KITIMO The Port of Mombasa faces a congestion nightmare of empty containers as Kenya’s main regional gateway resumes full operations after a two-year hiatus from Covid-19. The port has received an increased number of empty crates after shipping companies began cleaning up containers lying at various shipyards in …

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Pioneer Henry Mulli was the first Kenyan from Ukambani to go to university

Henry Nzioka Mulli (1927–2015) was a Kenyan diplomat who served as ambassador to various countries around the world. Mulli was among the first two people in Ukambani privileged to gain access to a university education. He studied at Makerere University and then continued further studies at Fort Hare University in …

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Robert Devereux on why he is selling his collection of African art

Almost the first words Robert Devereux says to me are: “I don’t like the word ‘collector’. I don’t like labels. I don’t call myself a patron either.” And yet he is both, however he describes himself. He has amassed more than 1,000 works of art, half of them by post-war …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bien talks about the value of marriage as he opens a new bar

Split The Sauti Sol singer gave his opinion in an interview. According to Bien Aime Sol, marriage is not about possessing another human being. During an interview at the opening of his new bar last week, the Sauti Sol frontman said marriage is “about …

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Kenya: Sonko in court to challenge IEBC decision to revoke Mombasa’s governor’s certificate

Nairobi — Embattled former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko has now gone to court under a certificate of emergency to challenge the decision by the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) to disqualify him from the Mombasa gubernatorial election. The matter, which has since been referred to the judge, comes more …

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Woman who sued Sonko for child support says she was forced to smear name in exchange for money Capital News

Nairobi, Kenya, July 28 (Reuters) – A Kajiado woman who had sued former Nairobi Gov. Mike Sonko for child support has dropped the case against him, saying she was forced to smear his name for money. The woman had filed a lawsuit in court to force Sonko to pay a …

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Of witchcraft and other rituals in the Kenyan state house

Tribalism aside, some people I’ve worked with went to unimaginable levels to protect their jobs and other favors. Working for the State House was lucrative. The allowances were fat, foreign travel so frequent, the influence so great that being transferred from that seat of power was devastating and humiliating. To …

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Scores feared dead as Modern Coast Bus pulls into Notorious Blackspot

Several people have been killed after a Modern Coast bus crashed at a notorious danger spot along the Meru-Nairobi Highway. The carnage happened after the bus bound for Mombasa turned off the Nithi Bridge on Sunday July 24 after the driver lost control of the 57-seat PSV. It then rolled …

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Top amateur save for Coast Open

Kelly Gachaga from Muthaiga in the past. [Maarufu Mohamed, Standard]. Kenya’s top amateur golfers will be flexing their muscles at this year’s Coast Open 2022 ‘Barry Cup’ Championship, which begins tomorrow at the par 71 Sea-Link Mombasa Golf Course. The two-day, 36-hole stroke event, which ends Sunday, is the 102nd …

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Taoyuan City, Taiwan could become Long Beach’s first sister city in over a decade

Taoyuan City, Taiwan could join Long Beach’s list of sister cities – including Yokkaichi, Japan; Qingdao, China; Sochi, Russia; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; and Mombasa, Kenya. On Tuesday, the Long Beach City Council approved Taoyuan City’s application to become a sister city. The council will vote on a formal resolution next …

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You cannot hold public office, your certificate will be revoked » Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 18 (Reuters) – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has revoked Mike Sonko’s candidacy for the gubernatorial race in Mombasa after the Supreme Court ruled his impeachment was upheld as governor of Nairobi. The decision to revoke his nomination certificate, issued just last week, was communicated …

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IEBC decides Sonko’s fate in Mombasa gubernatorial campaign next week Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 17 (Reuters) – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will decide whether or not to keep former Nairobi Gov. Mike Sonko’s authorization for the gubernatorial election in Mombasa until Tuesday, July 19. Commission Chair Wafula Chebukati told the press on Saturday that the final decision would …

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JDDB Attempts to Allay Trelawny Farmers’ Concerns About Mombasa Grass | news

WESTERN OFFICE: The Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB) is on track to encourage ranchers to grow a special species of grass to improve Jamaica’s food security, but a few farmers in Trelawny aren’t very encouraged as they haven’t been able to reap the benefits to harvest this product, to which …

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Victory for Sonko as Supreme Court rules entry into Mombasa governor’s race Capital News

MOMBASA, Kenya, July 13 (Reuters) – Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has been acquitted by the Supreme Court after months of protracted court battles following the independent elections and borders for Mombasa’s governor’s seat Commission (IEBC) banned him from candidacy. The three-judge bench in Mombasa also directed the electoral commission …

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Somalia Livestock Price Bulletin, June 2022 – Somalia

Attachments The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries at risk of food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, Price Bulletin provides a series of charts showing monthly current year prices in selected urban centers, allowing users to compare current …

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The national government creates six new subdistricts in the coastal region

The national government has created six new subdistricts in the coastal region as part of efforts to bring services closer to the people. Coast Regional Commissioner (RC), John Elungata, announced that Kwale, Kilifi and Tana River counties have each received two new administrative units for improved community services. Elungata identified …

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Tuna supplies for Kenya’s local fishing community are running out

VANGA, Kenya (AP) – “Tuna isn’t for everyone,” lamented 65-year-old Chapoka Miongo, a handline fisherman on Kenya‘s south coast, from his dugout canoe. He is one of many artisanal fishermen in Shimoni, a bustling coastal town 82 kilometers (51 miles) south of Mombasa dotted with dhows, dugouts, outrigger canoes and …

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How Azimio uses WhatsApp audios to defeat Ruto

Nearly 30 days before the August 9 election, Azimio La Umoja and the Kenya Kwanza alliance are devising last-minute tactics to outdo each other in both the campaign and elections. Azimio, under former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, launched a counteroffensive aimed at discrediting Deputy President William Ruto of the Kenya-Kwanza …

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Java will open five new stores by October as the rivalry grows

companies Java will open five new stores by October as the rivalry grows Monday 04 July 2022 A branch of Java House in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG Restaurant chain Java House plans to open five more locations in Kenya by October as it expands in a market that is …

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Uganda, DR Congo are considering rail and water transportation to facilitate business

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is pushing for Uganda Airlines to allow direct flights to key cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to facilitate trade and the movement of goods. said PSFU Board Director Sarah Kagingo SoftPower News that one of the pending issues is Uganda …

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Supreme Court opens sub-registries in Mombasa and Kisumu » Capital News

NAIROBI KENYA June 29 — Trial parties in Mombasa and Kisumu wanting to appeal to the Supreme Court will not need to travel to Nairobi after the court’s subsidiary offices have become operational. In a statement, Chief Justice Martha Koome said the sub-registries are part of the judiciary’s promise to …

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African Member States Reaffirm Commitment to Protect Underwater Cultural Heritage – Education in India | Latest Education News | Global Education News

The urgency of protecting Africa’s underwater cultural heritage was underscored during an awareness event held on June 4, 2022 in the beautiful historic city of Mombasa, Kenya and at the idyllic site of Fort Jesus, a World Heritage Site. This event took place as part of the UNESCO project “Building …

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South Sudan uses the port of Djibouti as an import route

Aerial view of Djibouti port. [Photo courtesy] JUBA – South Sudan plans to use the port of Djibouti as an import route for goods from international markets. Chamber of Commerce Deputy Chairman Lado Lukak Legge said plans were underway to divert trade from the Port of Mombasa to Djibouti. “We …

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Giancarlo Davite in Kenya for Safari Rally 2022 | The new time

Renowned rally driver Giancarlo Davite is in Kenya representing Rwanda in the Rally Safari, which takes place in Mombasa from 23rd to 26th June. Rally Kenya is one of 13 races listed by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) on the World Rally Championship (WRC) calendar this year. According to Rwanda …

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KRC begins revitalizing 127 km of railroad track two decades after cessation of operations

Shipping & Logistics KRC begins revitalizing 127 km of railroad track two decades after cessation of operations Wednesday 22 June 2022 Workers participate in the rehabilitation of railway lines in Eldoret town, Uasin Gishu county, Feb. 9, 2021. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NMG The government has started rehabilitation of …

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Former state officials arrested by the EACC for fraud

Split A number of senior former Land Department officials have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the fraudulent acquisition and transfer of publicly owned land. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission announced Monday morning that former Lands Commissioner Wilson Gachanja, the former Senior Lands …

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Jambojet joins the Adopt a Forest Campaign to promote forest cover

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 17 (Reuters) – Jambojet Limited and Kenya Forest Service (KFS) have partnered to plant 1000 trees on one hectare of land in the Ngong Hills Forest to meet the government set target of 10 percent forest cover by the end of this year year to achieve. The …

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Kenya’s triathlon team aims to make their mark at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

Nairobi – Ahead of its debut at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in the United Kingdom, Team Kenya has prepared for the triathlon with head coach Camila Lydia, who will compete in the July 28-August 8 triathlon. John Paul and Joseph Okal, who were at camp under the tutelage of Lydia, …

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Kenyans urged to undergo gene screening Capital News

MOMBASA, Kenya, June 13 (Reuters) – Kenyans have been advised to undergo gene mapping to detect traces of albinism and other genetically transmitted diseases before consummating their marriages. Experts point out that albinism could be minimized through the process of determining the position of genes on chromosomes to establish the …

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Jurassic World Dominion: Why DeWanda Wise’s Kayla Watts is the best character in the trilogy and how she should return

SPOILERS ahead Jurassic World Dominiononly plays in theaters now. And just like that, the Jurassic world trilogy is over. Dinosaurs have ruled the box office and our pop culture for the last seven years as the famous franchise returned to the big screens nearly 15 years after our last visit …

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09.06.2022 | CSE:SNA | press release

Brampton, Ontario – (Newsfile Corp. – June 9, 2022) – Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (CSE:SNA) (CSE:SNA.CN) (“Star” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the Letter of Intent “LOI” to Fly540 Kenya (“Fly540”) to purchase three (3) Units of STAR-ISMS® (In-Flight Safety Monitoring System) for three (3) of its …

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how Indian Ocean literature can remap the world

Novels create worlds. They create an intuitive feeling and mental image of a place. And the sense of space created by fiction shapes how readers see the world itself, just like maps do. For early postcolonial literature, the world of the novel was often the nation. Postcolonial novels mostly took …

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Kenyatta Expressway could make Nairobi feel like Los Angeles

By Charles Onyango Obbo Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki built Kenya’s Great Infrastructure Church and left. President Uhuru Kenyatta succeeded him and is now the Pope of the Church. The Kenyatta government and a number of county governors are diehard infrastructure fundamentalists and have been building roads, bypasses, freeways, expressways …

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Costs and competition drive truckers to innovate

By ANTHONY KITIMO Fierce competition from the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), combined with rising costs for fuel, taxes and insurance premiums, has forced Kenyan truckers to innovate to stay afloat. The government ordered all cargo delivered at the Port of Mombasa to be shipped inland to Nairobi exclusively via the …

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Don’t be afraid to go into debt, Uhuru demands the next administration

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 1 (Reuters) – President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the next government to use debt while emphasizing its importance as a key accelerator of economic development. Kenyatta, during his final national event speech during the Madaraka Day celebration, defended the anniversary administration’s decision to borrow more, noting that …

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Traders avoid Kenyan tea at auctions, citing a high reserve price

raw materials Traders avoid Kenyan tea at auctions, citing a high reserve price Monday, May 30, 2022 Traders at a tea auction at the Tea Trade Center in Mombasa. FILE PHOTO | NMG Dealers at the Mombasa auction are sidelining expensive Kenyan tea because of the government-imposed floor price of …

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William Ruto’s headache over the rivalry between Amason Kingi and Aisha Jumwa

Kilifi County Women’s Officer Asha Jumwa watches as Governor Amason Kingi addresses reporters at the Governor’s official residence in Kilifi. [File, Standard] Deputy President William Ruto was yesterday forced to defuse tensions between supporters of Malindian MP Aisha Jumwa and those of Governor Amason Kingi’s Pamoja Africa Alliance (PAA). The …

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Kenya: Suits challenging Sonko’s suitability for Mombasa governorship are referred to Koome

Mombasa – Chief Justice Martha Koome is expected to give instructions on two petitions filed to block former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko from contesting in Mombasa. The petitions were even referred when the Nairobi High Court sent a similar filing to Koome to form a bench to determine Sonko’s suitability …

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Alarm due to worrying state of sanitation in 47 districts

Mukuru Kwa Reuben slums in Nairobi where the walkways between shacks are impassable due to sewage. [Denish Ochieng, Standard] Ministry of Water and Sanitation officials have raised a red flag over millions of Kenyans in 47 counties who still practice open defecation, raising fears of another outbreak of waterborne disease. …

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FICTION: WANDERLANDE – Newspaper

sea ​​jaanBy Muhammad Amir RanaTales, LahoreISBN: 978-6277571009240 p. When I was a student and a journalist, Muhammad Amir Rana was an English-language author that I read regularly in the newspapers. My area of ​​interest was the same as his, and I have always found his writings very captivating. Rana is …

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DHL Global Forwarding opens new transit warehouse in Mombasa

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF), a provider specializing in international air, sea and road freight, has opened a new transit warehouse in Mombasa, Kenya. The new 7,500 square meter (m²) warehouse is designed to support DGF’s regional distribution network in Kenya. Strategically located between the Port of Mombasa and DGF’s regional …

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Hattiesburg Zoo is holding a competition to name a new Colubus monkey

In mid-April, Hattiesburg Zoo officials announced the arrival of a new baby Colubus monkey, born on the 9th of the month to parents Mombasa and Makeda. Now the zoo is giving guests the chance to help in an ongoing competition to name the baby. Until May 20th, participants can choose …

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Second-term governors plan to control their own succession

Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi and his Mombasa counterpart Hassan Joho. [File, Standard] A large number of second-term governors want to influence their succession, either openly or tacitly supporting preferred candidates for party nominations. This is why Maendeleo Chap Chap and Pamoja African Alliance, led by Governors Alfred Mutua and Amason …

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Manu M Savani: Incredible Family Story by an Accidental Writer

Newly released author Manu M. Savani has shown that it’s never too late to pursue a new passion or dream. Born in Mombasa, Kenya, the 80-year-old now lives in America and has just written his first book Jambo, Samji Kala. His first serious work since a PhD at Oxford Brookes …

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CJ Koome roots for rights-centric justice Capital News

NAKURU, Kenya, May 10 – Chief Justice Martha Koome, opening the 2nd National Conference on Criminal Justice Reform, urged stakeholders in the justice sector to promote rights-based access to justice. Koome reiterated the judiciary’s commitment to strengthening human rights in the criminal justice arena by expanding the doors of the …

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Chief who used witchcraft to save people from smallpox

A field doctor vaccinating people against smallpox in what was then the Coast Province in 1967. [File, Standard] When all was grim and even conventional medicine could not ward off the onslaught of a deadly outbreak, a traditional chief devised a method to save his people from certain death. More …

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KeNHA announces the closure of Uhuru Highway and Mombasa Road

Several roads in Nairobi will be closed on Sunday May 7th as Kenya hosts the Nairobi City Marathon. In a warning shared by the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), city residents have been informed that the Uhuru Highway and Mombasa Road will be affected by the closure. Other streets that …

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Nairobi is bursting at the seams, is it time to move capital?

An aerial view of the Nairobi skyline [Davdi Njaaga, Standard] Earlier this year, Indonesia announced Nusantara as its new capital after the country’s parliament approved a bill to relocate the capital from Jakarta. One of the reasons for the relocation of the capital, as several studies show, is that Jakarta …

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Expressway of Pain: Kenyans are paying the price for Nairobi’s new chic road

Traffic jam along Kenyatta Avenue below Nairobi Expressway along Uhuru Highway Nairobi on January 20, 2022. [Elvis Ogina, Standard] Anger, resentment, despair and frustration are perhaps some of the many words that could describe the feelings of motorists traveling between Mlolongo in Machakos District and James Gichuru Road in Nairobi’s …

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Stagnant wages and food credit make for a bleak day at work

A Jua Kali artisan goes about his business at Kibuye Market in Kisumu County. [Collins Oduor, Standard] The rising cost of living is putting something on the payroll of many workers: consumer credit.From buying groceries to lighting homes to educating children, the cost of living is skyrocketing. But workers’ wages …

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Nairobi Hilton Hotel is closing doors after 53 years

Hilton Hotel in Nairobi. [Boniface Okendo, Standard] After 53 years of operation in Kenya, the Hilton Hotel will close its doors on December 31, 2022. Even if the hotel’s landmark building remains, its sudden split from Hilton will change the dynamic of Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD). Because Hilton was …

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Cooking oil prices set to rise as Indonesia bans palm oil exports

By ANTHONY KITIMO Cooking oil prices could rise 15 to 20 percent due to supply constraints as Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil producer, bans palm oil exports effective April 28, 2022. “The suspension of export by Indonesia will lead to an increase [in prices] of cooking oil by about …

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Seven of the most exciting spice markets in the world

From jewel-toned spices that defy gravity to scents that thicken the air and fill your nostrils, the world’s best spice markets offer intoxicating scenes and experiences. These are labyrinths to get lost in; maze-like alleyways where your nose takes you from one exhilarating experience to the next. In addition, they …

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School leaders are pushing for an increase in capitation and end-of-session fees

Headmasters stretch during the annual Kenyan Secondary School Headmasters Conference at Sheikh Zayed Hall in Mombasa. April 22, 2022. [Omondi Onyango, Standard] The five-day annual conference of secondary school principals ended yesterday with a raft of resolutions, including a push to increase capitation and boarding fees to keep facilities running …

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Colobus mother, baby outdoors at Hattiesburg Zoo

HATTSBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – The baby colobus monkey born at Hattiesburg Zoo on April 9 will be with its mother in its outdoor area starting Wednesday, April 20, 2022. “Mother and baby are doing great,” said Kristen Moore, animal curator at Hattiesburg Zoo. “We haven’t determined the baby’s sex yet …

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Stroll to promote peace as general elections approach

The Organizing Committee of the Second International Conference on Peace, Security for Social Enterprises conducted peace walks, which took place in seven districts. Events kicked off at Mount Kenya University (MKU) campuses in the cities of Thika, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nairobi, Parklands Law Campus, Mombasa and Meru. The Peace Walks aim …

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Police say in SGR » Capital News that appropriate measures have been taken against theft

Nairobi, Kenya, April 16 (Reuters) – The National Police Service (NPS) has warned that any person caught stealing on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) train will be arrested and prosecuted as adequate security measures are in place to protect against such acts exist. This warning follows a recent complaint from …

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Haji: Why election crimes take precedence over bribery cases

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji at the Standard Group offices along Mombasa Road, Nairobi. April 13, 2022 [Elvis Ogina, Standard] Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has spoken out in support of the claim that politicians are given preferential treatment in the judiciary. Mr Haji argued that …

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DRC’s entry into EAC will increase trade, French and Swahili speakers

Recently, the leaders of the East African Community approved the inclusion of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the bloc, ending a long journey. As we celebrate history and welcome our Congolese brothers and sisters to the region, we should seize opportunities along the way. We expect the number …

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Better initiatives need to be developed to curb teenage pregnancy

Teen moms clot their babies. In just a few weeks, schools will reopen for the first semester after the school calendar was disrupted by the coronavirus. Ideally, this is the time when parents have to spend significantly more than the whole year on their children’s education The cost of education …

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Use modern latrines to secure the groundwater

letters Use modern latrines to secure the groundwater Friday 08 April 2022 BY LEONARD ONYANGOMore from this author summary According to the 2019 Kenya National Bureau of Statistics census, only 54 percent of Nairobi’s 1.5 million households are connected to the main sewer and the rest use septic tanks, pit …

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Tusker Nexters travels to Mombasa for the final leg of the competition

The Tusker Nexters, fresh from their final casting segment in Eldoret, head south to the final region in Mombasa this weekend. The music and eGames talent scouting platform launched about a month ago at the ASK showground in Meru, where the first finalists were chosen after a grueling final battle. …

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Start-up rides Mombasa’s trash problem to make money

company Start-up rides Mombasa’s trash problem to make money Tuesday 05 April 2022 Teenagers load garbage from a tuk-tuk of Pollucare Cleaners into a county garbage truck at Manyimbo in Tudor, Mombasa, May 21, 2021. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG By Caroline WambuiMore from this author Summary In 2017 …

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Increase security and convenience at our airports to attract more tourists

JKIA’s Terminal 1-A, July 2014. [Boniface Okendo, Standard] In 2019, before Covid-19 rocked global tourism, twelve European countries were among the most visited countries in the world. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, 89.4 million tourists visited France in 2019. Spain came second with 82.7 million visitors. The …

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Warehousing, office space, residential and commercial projects in Kenya

Interview with Jiten Kerai, General Manager at Purple Dot International Can you provide some background on Purple Dot? Purple Dot International specializes in industrial warehouse and residential projects as well as commercial space. We started in 2017 and have had a lot of success. The challenge is the current market …

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Problems in Africa’s Rising Debt – By: . .

By Emmanuel Yashim Debt is part of human life and existence. Debt is as old as mankind, and so are arrears. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) database, there is only one country in the world that is debt-free. This country is the Macao SAR in Greater China. Seven …

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Raila replies to Ruto for attacking Uhuru

Azimio la Umoja Presidential candidate Raila Odinga has attacked Deputy President William Ruto over attacks on his handshake partner President Uhuru Kenyatta and claims he used public funds to fund a political agenda During a rally in Shinyalu, Kakamega county on Sunday, March 27, the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party …

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Covid-19: 13 tests positive, 26 recovering

13 people have tested positive for Covid-19, out of a sample size of 4,625 tested in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to 323,319. The positivity rate is now at 0.3%, with the cumulative tests performed so far standing at 3,482,807. Of the new …

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Raila dilemma in gubernatorial races on the coast

ODM leader Raila Odinga with Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho during a stopover in Tudor, Mombasa County, March 4, 2021. [Kelvin Karani, Standard] ODM leader Raila Odinga faces a major dilemma in the Coastal Governor’s races. Counties Mombasa, Kwale, Taita Taveta and Kilifi are considered Raila’s strongholds and have all …

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