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Kenya building collapse: Baby girl alive 3 days after

The News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rescue workers pulled out a one and a half -year-old girl from the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital on Tuesday morning more than 72 hours after it collapsed following heavy rain, the Kenya Red Cross said. “She was rescued and was severely ...

Kenya stages largest-ever ivory destruction as UN reaffirms 'zero tolerance' on poaching

UN News Centre - ‎18 hours ago‎
105 tonnes of ivory from over 7,000 elephants and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn was burned in Nairobi, Kenya, on 30 April 2016, in an urgent call to action to end the poaching crisis.

Corruption is making Kenya's rainy season much more dangerous

Quartz - ‎22 hours ago‎
Rains pounded the Kenyan capital of Nairobi over the weekend, exposing the city's sorely lacking infrastructure. A six-story house that should have been demolished years ago collapsed on Friday (April 29th), killing at least 21 residents and injuring ...

Who is afraid of Atheism in Kenya?

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Recently, there have been reports in the local and international media on atheism in Kenya. These reports have focused mainly on the controversies surrounding the efforts of a small group of atheists in the country, under the umbrella of the Atheists ...

Kenya Sets Sights On EU Market for Its Mangoes - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kenya is eyeing the lucrative European Union market for its mangoes as efforts to improve quality of the produce begin bearing fruits.

Kenya: Court to Hear Forced Anal Testing Case

Human Rights Watch - ‎4 hours ago‎
(Nairobi) - A Kenyan court will hear a constitutional petition challenging the use of forced anal examinations of men accused of homosexuality on May 4, 2016, Human Rights Watch said today.

Kenya set to increase consulates in Somalia

The Star, Kenya - ‎8 hours ago‎
The government of Kenya through its embassy in Somalia will open consulates in different parts of the country. This, according to Kenya Ambassador to Somalia Lucas Tumbo, will help the government keep track of all Kenyans living there. “On arrival here ...

Kenya Woos S. Sudan After Oil Pipeline Deal With Uganda Collapses - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kenya is reviving its deal with South Sudan in which the latter will export oil through Lamu Port. This is aimed at increasing use of the Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline.

Kenya: Journalists Mark Day Amid State Gag Concerns - ‎2 hours ago‎
World Press Freedom Day will be celebrated Tuesday with the Media Council of Kenya taking the opportunity to award journalists who have excelled in reporting on issues of health, corruption, development and the environment.

Kenya: Formal Sector Growth 'Slow', Shows Report - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kenya must do more to assist informal business formalise if it is to improve economic growth, a World Bank report and economic data show.

Kenya among few countries that weathered 2015 economic storm

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest Regional Economic Outlook Survey for Sub-Saharan Africa, showed that while the continent recorded its lowest growth in 15 years in 2015, Kenya and a host of other African countries shrugged off the ...

Kenya: Pressure Mounts On Polls Chiefs to Quit - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chairman Otiende Amollo said IEBC lacks credibility and called on its commissioners to step aside saying Kenyans deserve an electoral body they can trust.

Kenya: KPLC Installs Outdoor Meters for Large Consumers - ‎20 hours ago‎
Kenya Power has invested hundreds of millions in the installation of outdoor meters to enhance revenue collection from large power consumers.

Kenya commences nuclear technology assessment

Business Standard - ‎13 hours ago‎
Kenya said on Monday it has began a nuclear technology assessment study in order to determine the right technology to use to build nuclear power plant.

Kenya: Banks' Mobile Cash Plan Fails to Take Off Yet Again - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two missed deadlines and uncertainty on when local banks will roll out their interbank switch allowing direct money transfer through mobile phones across the industry now dampen the prospects of the entire plan.

Grilled for a Retweet: Press Freedom in Kenya

Inter Press Service - ‎May 2, 2016‎
NAIROBI, May 2 2016 (IPS) - In early January, Judith Akolo, a journalist with the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, found herself in unfamiliar territory when she was summoned and grilled by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations for retweeting a ...

Kenya: Motive Behind Airtel's Bid for yuMobile - ‎1 hour ago‎
Airtel's aim in participating in the joint bid for the Indian-owned Essar Group's Kenyan operation in 2014, was to acquire the third mobile operator's frequency spectrum licence rights and not to buy the prefix as widely publicised, Smart Company can ...

Kenyans hunt societal solutions in Silicon Savannah

BDlive - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE best thing to be said about Kenya's oil fields may be this: they don't contain much oil. If the country pumped out crude at the rate of Saudi Arabia, its reserves of 600-million barrels would vanish in 52 days.

Breaking the Fourth Wall: The Growing Empire of Kenya Barris

Huffington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
In the current television landscape, Kenya Barris stands as one of the most unique voices in the industry since his admitted idol and role model, Norman Lear, the man behind sitcom classics All in the Family, Sanford & Son, and Good Times.

Kenya Left Smarting From Pipeline Debacle - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Often viewed as the regional economic powerhouse, Kenya's failure to seal the crude oil pipeline deal with Uganda has left its dominance hanging by a thread as personal and regional politics take centre stage.