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HF Subsidiary Eyeing Sh10 Billion Venture Deals
Housing Finance's home construction subsidiary is looking to seal at least three joint venture deals in 2014 worth an estimated Sh10 billion.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Men with penile HPV infection have an increased risk of acquiring HIV
Men with penile human papillomavirus infection have an increased risk of acquiring HIV, investigators report in the online edition of AIDS .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Mumias Processed Lower Tonnes of Cane This Year, Says Chairman
Mumias Sugar Company has processed lower tonnes of cane this financial as compared to last year's.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
A woman waits outside a tallying centre with a Kenyan police officer guarding the gate at Mathare slum in Nairobi March 6, 2013, following the elections.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Voice of America
Will African Men Line Up for Circumcision if There's No Doctor?
A Rwandan youth is tested for the AIDS virus before he receives a free male circumcision at the Shingiro Health Center in Musanze.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Sh3.8bn boost for North Rift horticulture
The US government will fund horticulture farmers in the North Rift and Western Kenya to the tune of Sh3.8 billion in efforts to diversify from traditional crops like maize.
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Blog: Kenya's press takes to the streets against bill
"Mr. President, you gagged us!" said a banner tied to the gates of Parliament today.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Kenya: Institute Pushes for Professionals Planning
THE Kenya Institute of Planners is pushing for advancement of professional planning across the country.
Africa: Is Africa Ready for Genetically Modified Foods?
Kisumu/Kampala - Even as food insecurity continues to afflict impoverished and disaster-affected populations around the continent, African policymakers and consumers remain deeply divided over the potential harms and benefits of genetically modified foods, which advocates say could greatly improve yields and nutrition.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
A man waits to undergo a circumcison procedure at a donor-funded clinic in Kisumu, Kenya.
Nearly two million men have volunteered to be circumcised using U.S. funding in 14 African countries to protect themselves against the AIDS virus, health officials said Wednesday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Half a world away, UCD grad helps Kenyan women, children
Kisumu, Kenya, lies 9,385 miles southeast of Davis. The equatorial port city is home to exotic wildlife, fertile land and breathtaking views of Lake Victoria.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
IT is the vital lifeline that helps support children in Kenya.
But now a Hampshire charity coffee shop has found itself driven to the brink by a supermarket chain that is giving away free cuppas to customers.
Kenya: Sh3.5 Billion for Agriculture in 22 Counties
TWENTY two counties will benefit from the US government's Sh3.5 billion Agricultural Value Chains Enterprises funds.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Equity injection buoys hospital's expansion bid
Nairobi Women's Hospital is set to open branches in Mombasa and Kisumu after it partnered with two foreign investors in a multimillion equity investment agreement.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
HPV Associated with Increased Risk of HIV Infection in Men
A study of 2,519 Kenyan men conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina revealed that infection with the human papillomavirus was associated with a higher subsequent risk of infection with HIV, a precursor to AIDS.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Uganda: Uganda to Tax Migingo Fishermen Sh80,000
Security officials in Nyanza have been directed to visit Migingo Island following plans by Uganda to introduce new tax to Kenyan fishermen.
Kenya: Don't Cancel Butali Licence, State Told
KENYA Union of Sugar Plantation and Allied workers have opposed the government's plan to cancel the licence of Butali Sugar Factory.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Kenya: State Award for Sarah Obama
Sarah, who is the grandmother of US President Barack Obama, yesterday received the Head of State Commendation award presented by Nyanza Regional Coordinator Francis Mutie in Kisumu town.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Environmental News Network
Modern strains put Lake Victoria in critical condition
Pollution and overfishing in Lake Victoria have become so severe that scientists believe they threaten the health and livelihoods of millions of East Africans.
Kenya: Kisumu Mollases Workers On Strike
WORKERS at Kisumu Spectre International Company have gone on strike demanding payment of salary arrears.