Malaba (Kenya)

Type: City
Name: Malaba (Kenya)
Country: Kenya
Latitude: .63
Longitude: 34.27
population: 8,383
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

On bumpy roads and rails

Unprecedented investments in Africa’s ground transportation are hardly enough The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which sprawls over 905,000 square miles, is the second largest country in Africa. Fifty four years after independence, the DRC has ... [Published VibeGhana.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya`s EAC border posts to be complete in June

All of Kenya’s EAC One Stop Border Posts (OSBP) being  funded by the World Bank will be completed by end of May 2014, a Kenyan government official said.Ministry of East African Affairs Director of Productive and Service Alfred Kitolo told the EANA that ... [Published IPP Media - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Kericho Teachers College to host second leg of the KVF national league

General Service Unit (GSU) and Kenya Prisons men teams return to the local scene as the second leg of the Kenya Volleyball Federation/Mutai Enterprise Limited Cup tournament takes centre stage from today to Sunday at Kericho Teachers College.The two teams ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

A Pile Up Slows Down Business At Busia Border

Heavy human traffic, cyclists and automobiles heading to and from the  Busia border post are jostling on the narrow tarmac road.Blaring of horns and screeching tyres is the order of the day immediately a vehicle approaches Busia town. A snake like pile ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya on track to complete five one-stop border posts

The modification of five of Kenya’s one-stop border posts, aimed at easing the movement of goods within East Africa, is almost complete. However, the government acknowledges it is facing challenges in maintaining and constructing new roads. According ... [Published East African - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Regional rail project to include South Sudan

South Sudan will join Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda in the development of a standard gauge railway (SGR) network to boost regional trade and integration. According to a statement from the Joint Technical Committee of the regional SGR project that met in Nairobi ... [Published East African - Apr 05 2014]
Entities: South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan supports plan for East Africa railway

South Sudan is set to join East African countries in the development of a standard gauge railway (SGR) to cut transport costs and boost regional trade. Kenya reached a deal with Uganda and Rwanda to construct a railway that would link Mombasa port to ... [Published East African - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

EALA supports standard gauge railway project

ARUSHA, TANZANIA: East Africa Legislative Assembly ( EALA) Speaker Dr Margaret Nantongo Zziwa has said the Assembly supports the building of the standard gauge railway from Mombasa to Kigali. She said the railway would be a lifeline for the East African ... [Published East African Standard - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Reducing non-tariff barriers along East Africa’s Northern Corridor

Cooperation among East African government agencies has cut by half the time it takes to drive along one of the region’s busiest transport routes, the 1,700-kilometre Northern Corridor (see map).Earlier this year, Emmanuel Rutagengwa, then a consultant ... [Published International Trade Forum - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Busia border project lags behind schedule

THE Sh500m Busia One Stop Border Post project has stalled with sponsors now appealing for government’s intervention.A team from the World Bank, Trade Mark East and the national government visited Busia on Friday to assess the project and meet with County ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

East Africa rolls out cross-border payment plan

Cargo trucks line up at the Malaba border awaiting clearance. Trade will be made easy by a new cross-border payment system. Photo/FILEThe East African Community (EAC) has launched a common platform that will allow traders to receive payments in real time ... [Published East African - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Step Up Campaign Against Road Carnage

The last two weeks have seen an upsurge in road crashes that have left several people dead. The worst incident happened in the notorious Salgaa stretch when a collision between a lorry and a matatu killed 12 people including members of one family.The ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 11 2014]

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..."At the moment," he noted, "Africa is the least integrated continent in the world, with low levels of intra-regional economic exchange and the smallest share of global trade."
Quote of the day: "He told us he was going to take crime out of the streets. He did. He took it into the damn White House." -- US clergyman and activist Ralph Abernathy was born on March 11, 1926. He was speaking about President Richard Nixon
"On this issue of inheritance, you need to talk about it. This backward inheritance practice must be condemned. If a person has 10 acres of land, he has to divide them among the 10 children and there will be no land left for production. Land should be for production and the proceeds portioned out as shares to family members" , he counseled

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On bumpy roads and rails [Published VibeGhana.com - 16 hours ago]
Kenya`s EAC border posts to be complete in June [Published IPP Media - Apr 13 2014]
Kericho Teachers College to host second leg of ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 11 2014]
A Pile Up Slows Down Business At Busia Border [Published Kenya News Agency - Apr 11 2014]
Kenya on track to complete five one-stop border... [Published East African - Apr 06 2014]
Regional rail project to include South Sudan [Published East African - Apr 05 2014]
On Bumpy Roads and Rails [analysis] [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
South Sudan supports plan for East Africa railway [Published East African - Mar 26 2014]
EALA supports standard gauge railway project [Published East African Standard - Mar 25 2014]
Reducing non-tariff barriers along East Africa’... [Published International Trade Forum - Mar 19 2014]
Busia border project lags behind schedule [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 17 2014]
East Africa rolls out cross-border payment plan [Published East African - Mar 16 2014]
Ugandan traders frustrated by the Kenya night t... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 16 2014]
Step Up Campaign Against Road Carnage [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 11 2014]
Gichiri Ndua: You will only lose out if you are... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 10 2014]
President Advises Kenyans to Embrace... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2013]
Ivory Stash Seized At Mombasa Port [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 04 2013]
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