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India in focus: China appoints special envoy for the Horn of Africa | World news

Sutirtho Patranobis I Edited by Amit Chanda China will appoint a special envoy for the Horn of Africa, a cluster of countries on a major shipping route near India, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced Thursday, a signal that Beijing wants to play a bigger role in the …

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Why dead family members notice Kenyans who have moved

The late Robert Bundi, his wife Veronica Bundi and their three daughters will be buried on Saturday, January 7th, in their home in Sameta, Kisii County. [Courtesy] An obituary for five family members who were killed in a traffic accident at Christmas moved Kenyans yesterday and reshaped the debate about …

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Tourism players are optimistic about easy money when business picks up

Tourists on Jomo Kenyatta public beach, Mombasa. [Omondi Onyango, Standard] Tourism actors remain optimistic for 2022 despite the uncertainty caused by Covid-19 and the prevailing politically charged season. “The gradual opening of the economies shows that we understand the virus better, and an important highlight will be to optimize tourism …

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I am ready to take Kenya to another level after my election as President

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga has assured Kenyans that if he is elected president in the upcoming general election, he will take the country to another level economically. Raila said he would replace President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is a political scientist and engineer. The former Prime Minister …

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TSC is seeking funding to recruit at least 5,000 additional teachers

The Teacher Service Commission (TSC) raises government funding through parliament to recruit more teachers. During the conclusion of the 17th Conference of Delegates of Primary School Heads in Mombasa, the chairman of the TSC, Dr. Jamleck Muturi that the commission will employ at least 5,000 teachers annually to address the …

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Blue Line Extension of Working Group Brooklyn Park is Formed to Prevent Displacement

Hennepin County and the Metropolitan Council invite community members to join an anti-displacement working group for the Blue Line expansion. The line extension will connect downtown Minneapolis to Brooklyn Park. Photo: Sam Wagner / Shutterstock Hennepin County and the Metropolitan Council invite community members to join an anti-displacement working group …

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Belt and Road Rail Services, construction boom despite COVID-19 – China Economic Net

– “China is very important for the global supply chain. And in most cases it is faster (than ocean shipping). Therefore it is a sensible and reliable alternative to rail,” said Axel Mattern, CEO of Port of Hamburg Marketing. – By December 16, China has signed more than 200 cooperation …

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Okwiri disappoints as the fight against Allotey is canceled: The standard sport

Kenya‘s Africa middleweight champion Rayton Okwiri (right) in action against Colombia’s Fidel Munoz in action on Saturday. [Courtesy, Nenez Media Services] Former Africa Boxing Union super middleweight champion Rayton Okwiri is a disappointed man after the World Boxing Organization’s super welterweight match against Joshua Allotey on Jan.that December 2021 was …

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How Air Force soldiers are trained to perform demanding stunts on public holidays

During national events, Kenyans are always entertained by nifty stunts performed by the Kenyan Air Force soldiers on their military jets performing historical demonstrations called air shows. The air force usually shows their skills in aerial combat at national events and also informs the country about the various types of …

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Ruto holds chairperson crisis meeting after UDA coastal aspirants were attacked

Mohamed Tenge, UDA Coast Regional Coordinator. [File, Standard] Vice President William Ruto chaired a crisis meeting in Mombasa County after a number of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) 2022 candidates were attacked by unknown people on Saturday. Ruto convened the meeting at a local hotel this morning to avoid anger over …

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