Kenya

Type: Country
Name: Kenya
population: 33,393,410
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 2 reports

Kenya: Kenya Escapes CITES Wildlife Sanctions

Kenya has escaped CITES sanctions after being struck off the list of worst offenders who were not doing enough to tackle the illegal ivory trade.The country was last year named to the so-called 'Gang of 8' countries that were likely to face trade sanctions ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 58 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 21 reports

AFP - Kenya-unrest-Germany-Uganda

Kenya-unrest-Germany-UgandaContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Tourist shot dead in Kenya was German: policeNAIROBI, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - Kenyan police said Friday a female tourist shot dead in the coastal city of Mombasa was from Germany, the second such killing ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

KARA to Educate Public On Security Surveillance Project

[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA) in collaboration with Safaricom is rolling out a sensitisation programme on the government's Integrated Public Safety Communication and Surveillance System.Source:http://allafric ... [Published AA Kenya - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Nairobi County Moves to the Second Phase of Cashless Payment

[CIO]The Nairobi City County government has moved to ease payment for services such as matatu seasonal ticketing and rent collection for its estates and market stalls.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201407250599.html ... [Published AA Kenya - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Nairobi, CIO
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Kenya: Tourism Fell Four Per Cent in First Five Months

THE number of tourists visiting Kenya fell four per cent during the first five months of the year to 381,000 from 398,000 recorded by end May 2013, Kenya Tourism Board has said.KTB boss Muriithi Ndegwa said yesterday that the country is in need of brand ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

US Peace Corps pulls out of Kenya amid security concerns

The  United States Peace Corps programme -- which has around 50 volunteers working in sometimes remote parts of Kenya -- said it was suspending operations and pulling out volunteers due to growing "security concerns", spokeswoman Shira Kramer told AF ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 2 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

(Special for CAFS) Multilateral donors to finance projects that empower regional youth

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.NAIROBI, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Multilateral donors on Thursday vowed to scale up financing towards projects that would unleash employment opportunities for youth in the Great Lakes region.The African Finance Development Bank ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

Four terror suspects charged in Nairobi court, denied bail

>Four terror suspects arrested on Saturday for possession of bomb-making material at Majengo in Nairobi have been charged and denied bail. A Ugandan, Mohamed Yusuf Kuloba, who is alleged to be a member of Al-Shabaab, was among the suspects found with ... [Published Tanzania Citizen - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom Now Available in Kenya

Samsung Electronics East Africa has added the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom to its portfolio of products in Kenya. This is a camera-specialised smartphone that blends advanced digital camera technology with the Samsung's Galaxy devices.... ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 6 reports

Female tourist shot dead in Mombasa

A female tourist has been shot dead at Mlango wa Papa in Mombasa. The assailants did not steal from her.Likoni residents in panic after wave of attacksPanic swept Likoni in Mombasa Wednesday morning after reports emerged that armed militiamen had invaded ... [Published East African Standard - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 7 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Kenyan leader pledges to boost ties with Spain, Austria

(Special for CAFS) Kenyan leader pledges to boost ties with Spain, AustriaContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.NAIROBI, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday pledged to increase cooperation with Spain and Austria, urging the two countries ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 9 reports

Oklahoma Teen Confessed to Sexually Abusing Orphans While Volunteering in Kenya

It seemed like a 19-year-old boy from Oklahoma had all the right intentions when he traveled to Kenya on a mission to spread his faith and help others in need. But many are now saying that Matthew Lane Durham’s actions against the children in one village ... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 23 2014]

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"Who would have thought that just defaunation would have all these dramatic consequences? But it can be a vicious circle" he said
...M'mboyi, executive director of the African Biotechnology Stakeholders Forum, an industry association based in Kenya, told the Guardian newspaper. "This kind of hypocrisy and arrogance comes with the luxury of a full stomach."
"We have recently been in daily contact with NMC to progress this transaction. NMC intend to send a metallurgist to the visit the plant in the next two weeks, and following that report we should have a good idea of the remaining timeline for completion. Both parties remain committed to achieving this end."
Dr Sophie Biernaux, Head of the Malaria Vaccine Franchise, GSK, said: "This is a key moment in GSK’s 30-year journey to develop RTS,S and brings us a step closer to making available the world’s first vaccine that can help protect children in Africa from malaria."

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Kenya gets $50m W/Bank loan to boost energy sector [Published StarAfrica.com - 14 mins ago]
Scientists warn of Earth's sixth mass extinctio... [Published Business Standard India - 20 mins ago]
Africa: GM - Good Crop/Bad Crop [Published AllAfrica.com - 30 mins ago]
Paul Ryan's Poverty Plan: Trust The Poor with M... [Published Daily Kos - 30 mins ago]
Red Rock Resources : Sale of Colombian Interest... [Published Investegate - 33 mins ago]
South Sudan: IOM South Sudan Situation Report 3... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 34 mins ago]
: African press review 25 July 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - 36 mins ago]
Is The Earth Facing A Modern-Day Extinction Event? [Published Red Orbit - 36 mins ago]
Kenya being reckless on digital migration, glob... [Published Business Daily Africa - 39 mins ago]
Footbridge works to disrupt Mombasa road traffic [Published Business Daily Africa - 42 mins ago]
From stores to the streets: SnapScan’s road to ... [Published Memeburn.com - 47 mins ago]
KCB embarks on a jigger eradication campaign 14... [Published News24 - 48 mins ago]
GSK seeks EU approval for malaria vaccine [Published Manufacturing Chemist - 49 mins ago]
Business: KRA intercepts 260Kgs of ivory at JKIA [Published East African Standard - 50 mins ago]
As Kenya invests in technology, we need to find... [Published Seclists.org - Info Security News - 52 mins ago]
Committee approves Safaricom security tender [Published HumanIPO - 54 mins ago]
Video of Juliana's eulogy: Keron was a strong boy [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 55 mins ago]
Africa: GMOs and Food Sovereignty - Which Way A... [Published AllAfrica.com - 55 mins ago]
Kenya: Kenya Escapes CITES Wildlife Sanctions [Published AllAfrica.com - 58 mins ago]
Going for gold: 7 wealth managers' top Commonwe... [Published Citywire - 58 mins ago]
The First Italian–Zimbabwean Partnership to Rev... [Published Parking Network - 1 hour ago]
Mombasa Road to Be Partialy Closed On Sunday 27... [Published PredictWallStreet - 1 hour ago]
Cain wins 3,000 at world juniors [Published Medford Mail Tribune - 1 hour ago]
ODM to blame for Likoni killings, Nelson Marwa ... [Published Daily Nation - 1 hour ago]
Us Federal Aviation Administration : No Flights... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia - 1 hour ago]
9/11 Commission's '10 Years Later' Report: The ... [Published Techdirt - 1 hour ago]
German Tourist Killed on Increasingly Violent K... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
AFP - Kenya-unrest-Germany-Uganda [Published Namibia Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
Tourist shot dead in Kenya was German: Police [Published zeenews.com - 1 hour ago]
South Sudan: Warnings mount of East Africa fami... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
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South Sudan: IOM South Sudan Situation Report 3... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 34 mins ago]
Source: International Organization for MigrationCountry: Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan OVERVIEW The security situation across South Sudan remains unpredictable and highly volatile. In Guit and Nhialdu (18km from Bentiu town), Unity State, ...
As Kenya invests in technology, we need to find... [Published Seclists.org - Info Security News - 52 mins ago]
Posted by InfoSec News on Jul 25 http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/Opinion/technology-we-need-to-find-ways-to-deal-with-risks--/-/440808/2396320/-/3jknwt/-/index.html By MATUNDA NYANCHAMADaily NationJULY 24, 2014A few days ago, the Kenya Defence Forces Twitter ...
9/11 Commission's '10 Years Later' Report: The ... [Published Techdirt - 1 hour ago]
The 9/11 Commission has released a followup to its original report , detailing the government's activity in response over the past decade. Unfortunately, those who feel the 9/11 attacks ushered in a new era of government overreach and diminished ...
South Sudan: Warnings mount of East Africa fami... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: Christian Science MonitorCountry: Somalia, South Sudan Millions in South Sudan and Somalia are at risk, according to sophisticated tracking models and data collected this year on crops, livestock, markets, and stockpiles. But early warning doesn't ...
World: Male circumcision lowers HIV risk for wo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and SeismologyCountry: World 07/25/2014 05:20 GMT by Richard INGHAM MELBOURNE, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing ...
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Protesters rally against government in Kenya [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 07 2014]
Gunmen kill at least 29 in two attacks on Kenya... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 06 2014]
Kenyan President blames attacks on political ri... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 18 2014]
High security hurts Kenya's businesses [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 09 2014]
The March of the Burchell’s Zebra [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 03 2014]
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Are International Development and Funding Agenc... [Published IDC Press Releases - Jul 21 2014]
Communication in health crisis emergencies in K... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 04 2014]
Communication in health emergencies in Kenya [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 04 2014]
Stern action called to address trafficking and ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 01 2014]
Stern Action called to address trafficking and ... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 01 2014]
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