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A man fills a long line of plastic water containers from a tanker, in the drought-affected village of Bandarero, near Moyale town on the Ethiopian border, in northern Kenya, March 3, 2017. As part of a government program, rural Kenyans are taking ...
Kenya's top stars headlining the second edition of the Ameru Festival lit Meru town in what had been billed the ultimate Easter plan.
National Super Alliance (NASA) principals Raila Odinga, Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetang'ula and Kalonzo Musyoka on Tuesday resumed talks on the coalition's power sharing.
The Infomineo analysis includes the regional footprint of multinationals in the MEA region, the most commonly chosen cities, and the factors that influence the selection of a region, country and city like geographical proximity and the talent pool ...
She was born a girl into the Samburu tribe of Kenya's vast scorched northern plains. The semi-nomadic pastoralists practice female genital ... For Lolosoli and the other women in her village, it was an unavoidable fact of life and one of the many harsh ...
Nairobi - The Nairobi County government says water rationing in the capital city is set to continue despite the rainfall being experienced in various parts of the country.
The newly created Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (Namata) has revived plans to ease the city's infamous traffic jams through lanes reserved for public transport technically called bus rapid transit system.
However Nairobi leads in top five cities in Africa with worst traffic followed by Cairo in Egypt (51.56 minutes) and South African cites Pretoria(49.00), Johannesburg(45.15), Capetown(44.15) and Durban(53.12).
The route will be Kenya Airways' 52nd destination and its second city in Zimbabwe after Harare , where it operates 21 flights weekly.
Thimlich Ohinga, an archaeological site in Migori County some 180km southwest of Kisumu City, is an important historical landmark in East Africa but is barely known beyond the immediate vicinity.
He lives in one of the city suburbs where he has built a mansion which fans and churchgoers got to see during his daughter's wedding.
At least 14 people were killed in the South Sudanese town of Raga when fighting erupted between government forces and the main rebel group, a rebel spokesman said on Saturday.
Local and international Non-Governmental Organizations say that upstream development on the Tana River, including numerous hydroelectric dams, massive irrigation schemes and pipelines to Nairobi, Kenya's capital, have strained resources in the delta ...
Image result for Kenya needs two million homes to curb slum explosion - World Bank Kenya needs to build two million affordable city homes to meet its housing ...
The Maralal Camel Derby is an annual event that brings to life this small desert town in Kenya. (Kenya Tourism Board).
A man walks near buses carrying people evacuated from the two villages of Kefraya and al-Foua, after an agreement reached between rebels and Syria's Army, at insurgent-held al-Rashideen, Aleppo province, Syria April 14, 2017.
Mamo told us his story: he and his fellow herdsmen had set out from the nearby town of Balesa with 42 camels, trekking 70kms in search of water.
Nairobi, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya needs to build two million affordable city homes to meet its housing deficit and stem the growth of its sprawling slums, already home to six out of 10 urban households, the World Bank said on ...
While maki8ng the announcement, Stephen Jennings, the owner and developer of Tatu City, lauded the efforts being made by the Kenya Rugby Union and other parties towards sports development in the country. "We are pleased to be playing a pivotal role in ...
Gituma lives with his father and aged grandmother and despite having sat for Kenya Certificate Primary education (KCPE) last year, he is yet to join secondary school.
Some would call this a long shot, but it's a real shot."
Salt Lake City -- Growing up in a small, poor village in Kenya, Amram Musugnu knew he wanted more for his life.
Yet, despite Kenya's growth and status as East Africa's large economy, 61% of Kenyans in cities live in slums, a figure that's likely to get worse as Kenyan cities add 500,000 people a year. In Nairobi, a lack of affordable housing has made it one of ...
"The portal that his office has just put up claims 2,000km of 'inter-city highways' under construction and another 500km under procurement.
A City Hall official on an extortion spree has been after he was caught in the act at a construction site in Embakasi East.
The Community Bible Church in Stittsville has been partnering with the village of Seje in Kenya since April 2011. The objective of the partnership is to establish sustainable solutions in agriculture, clean water and education in the community of Seje ...
Kenya emerged as the third most preferred travel destination by the High Net-Worth Individuals (NHWI) in Africa last year, beating world famous Mauritius and ...
Biwott, who won the 2015 New York City Marathon, was Kenya's leading hope to win the prestigious men's title on 23 April.
(This story is the first of two on the drought in Kenya and people's struggle to survive. The video was distributed by the IFRC on Friday.
The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2nyFkUp ) that Amram Musungu says he's always wanted to run for the post to help Kenyans work to get control of a country that he believes is ripe for a change.
Knight Frank Africa in a report highlighting real estate trends in the continent says Nairobi retail space in malls stood at nearly 500,000 square metres, far ahead of other top cities like Kampala (170,000 sqm), Lagos (150,000 sqm), Addis Ababa (60 ...
Amram Musungu, left, reads with daughter Mira, 8, middle, while son Wesley, 4, right, plays on the floor in their house in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Musungu, from Kenya, is running for president in ... He slept on banana leaves on the ...
Knight Frank Africa in a report highlighting real estate trends in the continent says Nairobi retail space in malls stood at nearly 500,000 square metres.
Since it was founded in 2011, U.S.-based nonprofit GiveDirectly has given cash unconditionally to villagers in Eastern Africa, particularly Kenya and Uganda.
Clouds of dust billow across the pathways of Badanrero Village. As the dust picks up momentum, small children and goats scurry for shelter inside the tiny semi-permanent stick and grass-thatched structures that make up their homes.
Construction of the controversial Amu coal-fired power plant is set to start in two months, Transport CS James Macharia said on Friday, giving a boost to the proposed Lamu Resort City. "We are happy to say that groundbreaking of the plant should be ...
Speaking yesterday while handing over the Queens Relay baton to Uasin Gishu County Governor Jackson Mandago, National Olympic Committee of Kenya president, Kipchoge Keino said the baton has the significance of motivating the Athletes. He said ...
Chaos rocked the City Hall on Friday morning as county executives and county assembly members fought over office space.
A Kenyan police official says they have arrested a Kenyan and a Ugandan for allegedly hacking into government sites for the Islamic State extremist group.
The authority will address the transport challenges that have hampered the economy of the wider Nairobi metropolitan area covering the city, Murang'a, Kiambu, Kajiado and Machakos. The functions of the authority will include developing a coherent ...
The Lapsset Corridor Development Authority is developing a 20-year master plan to incorporate industries, a resort city and logistical services at the proposed Lamu City. This is part of the Sh2.5 trillion Lamu Port Southern Sudan- Ethiopia Transport ...
Two candidates in the upcoming election have been killed, and the governor of Kenya's second-largest city, Mombasa, says his life is in danger after his bodyguard was shot in his car Monday during a campaign rally for a party colleague.
The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Kenya that general elections are scheduled for August 8, 2017.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $253 million of loans to the governments of Kenya ($147.3 million) and Uganda ($105.7 million) for ...
The Syrian Army jet that hit the town of Khan Sheikhoun at dawn dropped three conventional bombs and a fourth one that made little sound at impact but produced a cloud of white smoke, according to an activist observing from a nearby hilltop.


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