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Students run up more funds for project in Kenya

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 20:30
It was a day for students to swap their school bags for their running shoes at Blackrock College for their annual Rock 5K event. More than 100 students and families participated in the run yesterday, with funds raised for a school-building project in Africa. The fund-raising event was set up by transition ...
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Shame of Kenya's sports infrastructure: Revenue has fallen sharply as clubs have to play far from ...

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 16:04
Renovation of Kasarani stadium pitch in progress in Nairobi on February 16, 2018. Photo/Stafford Ondego/www.sportpicha.com. Stadiums: State pays lip service as Gor's day nears. Nyayo and Kasarani far from complete as Machakos pitch slowly gives in. Gor Mahia's qualification to the group stages of ...
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State House says Cuban doctors to work in rural areas

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 15:37
The government will only hire specialist doctors from Cuba and they will be deployed to the rural areas, State House has said. Responding to objections by Kenyan doctors to the hiring of medics from Cuba, the State House Chief of Staff and Head of the President's Delivery Unit Nzioka Waita, said only ...
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Two trains collide at Mtito Andei, Voi

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 15:15
Two cargo trains running on the old railway line rammed into each other on Sunday evening in Mtito Andei, Makueni County. Both trains were heading to Mombasa when one hit the other from behind. Area OCPD Francis Kamau said the accident occurred 700 meters from the Mtito Andei Railway station ...
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Kenya Moore Hopes She & Porsha Williams Can Work On A Real Friendship; Denies Knowing A ...

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 15:03
After many attempts to be on good terms throughout the years, it seems like Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams finally came to a genuine truce during the last episode of the Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 10 reunion. Who knows if this will actually last, but they vowed to stop calling each other ...
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Bashir Makhtal, Canadian imprisoned in Ethiopia for 11 years, returns home

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 14:07
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. close panel. close panel. Privacy Policy · Terms & Conditions. Bashir Makhtal, Canadian imprisoned in Ethiopia for 11 years, returns home. Salmaan Farooqui. TORONTO. The Canadian Press.
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Mr and Mrs Autism Kenya crowned

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 14:03
5 hours ago. Mr and Miss Autism 2018 were crowned last night at an event that was attended by Nairobi county women representative Esther Passaris and Miss World Africa Magline Jeruto. The crowned automatically become ambassadors of Autism and they are tasked with creating awareness and ...
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Sweets tax sparks a new round of Kenya, neighbours trade tiff

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:56
A fresh round of trade wars is simmering in East Africa after Tanzania and Uganda imposed taxes on Kenya made confectionery products like chocolate, ice cream, biscuits and sweets citing use of imported industrial sugar in the goods. The two states have rejected certificates of origin issued by the ...
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Kenya sets sights on more Chinese tourists

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:56
Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) last week launched a video marketing campaign targeting the Chinese travel market during a media forum in Beijing. The custom-made Chinese-language video targets to increase awareness on Kenya's tourism sites. The video will feature prominently on famous Chinese ...
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Ethiopia Calls for Restitution of Artifacts from British Museums

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:56
Following the opening of an exhibition of Ethiopian artifacts at the Victoria and Albert Museum earlier this month, director Tristram Hunt pledged to return cultural heritage objects to Ethiopia in a longterm loan agreement. At the time, the Ethiopian ambassador Hailemichael Afework Aberra's favorable ...
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Kenya: Tusker Sends Entire Technical Bench Packing

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:30
Nairobi — Eleven-time Kenyan Premier League champions Tusker FC have sent their entire technical bench packing, led by head coach Sam Timbe, after just 11 matches into the new season with immediate former AFC Leopards boss Robert Matano poised for a return to Ruaraka. Though the Tusker ...
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Tanzania's bloggers face hefty fees for right to post online

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:25
A Tanzanian woman surfs the web on her phone. Activists see large fees for posting online content as part of a wider government move to control the internet. Share on Twitter (opens new window) · Share on Facebook (opens new window) · Share on LinkedIn (opens new window) · Share on Whatsapp ...
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Retirees face bleak future as pension scheme funds fall

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:33
Zamara Fanaka Retirement Fund Investments, Asset Consultant, Neha Datta (left) with Chairperson Lucy Kambuni and Deloitte Senior Manager-Audit, Fredrick Odero, during Zamara Fanaka Retirement Fund Investments meeting in Nairobi on Tuesday, April 17 2018.[David Njaaga,Standard]. Kenyan ...
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Kenya shines at Commonwealth stage, leaders set $2 trillion trade mark

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 09:37
President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives to attend The Queen's Dinner during The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), at Buckingham Palace in London on April 19, 2018. /REUTERS. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. The Commonwealth summit has ended with ...
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Kenya: Snappy 7 - Pinky Ghelani - Being Older Than My Hubby Doesn't Bother Me

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 09:26
At 42, media personality, UNHCR and Wanfam Clothing Ambassador, Pinky Ghelani, says there is still more to experience in life. The mother of two spoke to Nairobi News about her life's journey. Excerpts: 1. Why vlogging and what do you normally vlog about? - I think it's because of my background in ...
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Kenya to hire 100 Cuban doctors

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:52
The Kenyan government on Sunday defended its decision to hire 100 Cuban medical specialists, saying that the country is struggling with a shortage of health workers.According to the government, Kenya's doctor-to-patient ratio remains 1 doctor to every 16,000 patients, which means the country is not ...
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Fixing Ethiopia Requires More Than a New Prime Minister

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:52
Editor's Note: For years, Ethiopia has appeared to be a relative success story, emerging from years of conflict and becoming a somewhat democratic, pro-Western ally in East Africa. Yet this success is in jeopardy. Yale's Hilary Matfess details the creeping authoritarianism in Ethiopia and its dangers for ...
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No camps in Jubilee, Uhuru's word final - Ruto

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:30
Deputy President William Ruto with the congregation of Presbyterian Church of East Africa in Tabuga, Nakuru county, April 22, 2018. /DPPS. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. There are no camps in Jubilee Party, Deputy President William Ruto has said, noting oneness. Addressing ...
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LONDON | Kipchoge, Cheruiyot of Kenya win at hottest London Marathon

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:07
LONDON | April 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The hottest-ever London Marathon featured a Kenyan double as Eliud Kipchoge swept to a third victory in front of Buckingham Palace joining Vivian Cheruiyot who won the women's race on Sunday. The 33-year-old Kipchoge ran the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) ...
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Kenya's Kipchoge beats Ethiopia's Kitata to win 2018 London Marathon

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:07
Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge raced to gold in the 2018 London marathon held on Sunday beating off competition from Ethiopia's Tola Kitata and United Kingdom's Mo Farah who finished second and third respectively. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. It is his third victory in London having ...
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