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Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in East Africa that lies on the equator. With the Indian Ocean to its south-east, it is bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the north-east. Kenya has a land area of 580,000 km2 and a population of a little over 43 million residents. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark and second among Africa's highest mountain peaks. Its capital and largest city is Nairobi. logo
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Kenyan government officials did not want to take any risk. Five hours after the fax, then chief licensing officer in the ministry of commerce and Industry, Ms Helen Kenani, personally walked to Nakumatt's head office and ordered that all branches of ...
A HERO who helped rescue around 200 people in the Kenya shopping centre massacre has become the first civilian in 41 years to be awarded the George ...
In their quest to please President Uhuru Kenyatta and rally Mt Kenya voters to come out in large numbers and vote for Jubilee,an assortment of musicians from the region have composed a song.
Honda Kenya will start manufacturing motorcycles in the country using local materials. Speaking during the launch of the first motorcycle plant in the country, Honda Kenya Managing Director Hirohide Ichikawa said the factory is the culmination of a ...
In Kenya, recent reports indicate that journalists across the country are increasingly under pressure to toe the line, and stop being 'overzealous' in their effort to investigate criminality, scandalous behaviour, corruption and other serious political ...
Nairobi - The maize shortage is not new to the country. But a number of factors combined to create a crisis that has become the hottest political issue pitting both sides of the divide.
Despite criticism from the Opposition, President Uhuru Kenyatta said, the launch of the standard gauge railway would "reshape the story of Kenya for the next 100 years". The plan to construct the Kenya-Uganda railway in July 1895 had attracted criticism.
Every country seems to espouse a dream whose key purveyors are the leaders and the elites.
Key private sector players in Kenya have come together to sell the country as the preferred trade and commerce hub for Africa.
Nairobi/Juba, June 23, 2017 (SSNA) - Kenya has detained three United States soldiers who tried to enter into South Sudan, multiple US military media outlets reported.
Erick Korir, running mate to Nakuru Governor candidate Lee Kinyanjui, has cautioned residents to avoid the Opposition leader "like the plague".
A group of 530 officers drawn from the National intelligence Service (NIS), Kenya Defence Forces (KDF), National police Service (NPS), Kenya Forest Service (KFS), Kenya prisons, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and National youth Service (NYS) are working ...
Former National 400m hurdles champion Haron Koech won men's 400m hurdles race but still failed to qualify for the World Championships due August 4-13 in ...
Kenyan politicians never believe in a process they pretend to respect. Each election cycle, political parties are conjured up like kindergarten magic only to disappear for four years.
Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore opens up about her whirlwind romance to husband Marc Daly - including whether he'll be appearing on the ...
-The Jubilee government also spent Kshs 800 million to build a second bull station in Kitale that will generate quality semen for Artificial Insemination (AI) services following an increased demand from Kenyan dairy farmers. This is in addition to the ...
A couple from Bucks County is heading to Kenya with their three children to bore wells. They hope their Ekenywa - "new beginning" - project will help the ...
From Left: Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission CEO Ezra Chiloba, Commissioner Roselyn Kwamboka, Deputy Chairperson Consolata Nkatha and Chairman Wafula Chebukati during the National elections conference held at Nairobi Safari ...
Officials say three people have been killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya's Mandera County, which borders Somalia. Northeastern Regional Security Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said Friday that four gunmen shot ...
Kenya can escape the "Groundhog Day" of recurrent hunger crises by investing in irrigated farming and leather tanneries in its arid lands, experts said on Friday, as poor spring rains have failed to relieve biting drought.
Nairobi, Kenya (AP) - Officials say three people have been killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya's Mandera County, which borders Somalia. Northeastern Regional Security Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said ...
Beverage maker Coca-Cola will create 10,000 jobs within the next 12 months for the youth, the East Africa general manager Ahmed Rady has said.
Up to 40 percent of girls in Kenya miss school when they have their periods because they can't afford menstrual hygiene products.
He was not an ethnic Somali or a Muslim as the silly notion in Kenya assumes. He had, however, changed his name to Mohamed Saif.
This week has been ablaze with the "usual" political intrigue, slurs and accusations that is a mainstay of election campaigning in Kenya. Just within a week, ruling coalition Jubilee has called for the arrest of NASA candidate Raila Odinga for alleged ...
Nairobi, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Kenya on Friday launched a database and web link that hosts all treaties that the government has signed since attaining ...
Victor Otieno, an animal science graduate of Kenya's Egerton University, said he "once met a farmer who thought she had made an excellent deal selling a cow for Sh70,000(about $675).
Nairobi - A globally acclaimed Investment Economist has expressed optimism at the swift recovery of the Kenyan economy, post this year's August General election.
We started in IJM Kenya at the same time. Willie was smart, energetic, and passionate. He led our police abuse of power investigations with courage and dedication.
The Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and disasters (BRACED) program has launched a new hotline and "gender-support desk" in Wajir, northeastern Kenya. According to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, community members, police ...
"Several" participants at a medical conference at a hotel in Nairobi have come down with a foodborne disease suspected to be cholera, the Kenya Medical Association said Friday. Rapid screening tests were positive for cholera as further tests were ...
sport betting company SportPesa has announced it will end sponsorship of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) after the government imposed a hefty tax increase on gaming revenue.
The meeting with the members of the capital Club was part of activities during Mr Awal's two-day visit to Kenya to interact with government officials and to visit small businesses and start-ups ahead of the upcoming Kenya-Ghana Business Expo to be held ...
And speaking of breakthroughs, Kenya is experiencing one of her own in the business environment. Kenya's standing improved 21 places in the World Bank's Doing Business 2017 Report and she was ranked the third most reformed country in the world.
Photo taken on Nov. 30, 2016 shows a local house with a satellite digital television device provided by Chinese media company StarTimes in Kajiado County, Kenya.(Xinhua/Li Baishun). Nairobi, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese digital television service ...
Nairobi, Kenya: central bank of Kenya (CBK) has granted Mayfair Bank licence to conduct banking business in Kenya. In a communication, CBK said the license has been granted pursuant to Sections 4 and 5 of the Banking Act (Cap 488) following the ...
Kenya and her businessman husband, Marc Daly, tied the knot on June 10 in a ceremony on a private resort in St. Lucia, which she told PEOPLE "was just so perfect.
Nairobi - Attackers shot and killed three people in a raid on a commercial bank in northeast Kenya's on Friday, police said.
An Administration police (AP) officer has shot dead two of his colleagues and injured another. The incident occured at Kaisela Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) ...
This is the gateway to Samburu National Park, found in the northern, central part of Kenya and is home to the Samburu tribe, a tribe that has been around for a fair amount of time and has kept up with most of their traditions and have held their ...
Kenya's president has promised to give all school girls free sanitary napkins. Less than two months before Kenyans go to the polls, president Uhuru Kenyatta signed the Basic education Amendment Act which compels the government to provide "free, ...
Nairobi, Kenya: Elgon Kenya has launched a dedicated information center targeting farmers in an effort to address the perennial food shortage in the country.
Kenyan farmer Martin Evans pushed open the bullet-holed wooden door to reveal a pool of blood where Duncan Murimi, a manager at his cattle ranch in northern Kenya, had been shot by intruders. Evans, 62, bandaged Murimi's bleeding arm and hurtled ...
All Kenyan schoolgirls are to get free sanitary pads, the government has said. It is hoped the move will improve access to education in a country where many cannot afford sanitary products like pads and tampons.
Nearly 50 people have contracted cholera while attending a health conference in Kenya's capital. The infected delegates were among hundreds who had gathered for the four day forum organised by the Ministry of Health at a Nairobi hotel on Tuesday.
Immigration officials at the Namanga border post have been instructed not to allow Tanzanians into the country without permission.
This was announced by the company's CEO, Bob Collymore, at a recent Skiza Tune forum in Mombasa, Kenya. musicians were given insights into how to protect themselves using intellectual property rights after joining the Skiza platform.
The Kenyan economy is expected to weather adverse effects of political activity if the August 8 General election is peaceful with expectations of this year's growth momentum comparable to 2016.
Kenya Moore is married - and PEOPLE has all the details on her big day from the Real Housewives of Atlanta star herself.





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