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18 min ago | In-depth Africa

South Sudan dismisses attempt on president Kiir's life in Ethiopia

August 27, 2014 The South Sudanese presidency has dismissed rumours of an assassination attempt on president Salva Kiir as "fabricated lies" meant to "scare-off" the latter from representing the country at international forums.


Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Ethiopia, Africa, South Sudan, Salva Kiir, Kenya,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Kenya: CMA and NSE in New Plan to Attract Upcoming Investors

Capital markets Authority and the Nairobi Securities Exchange has renewed strategies to help uplift the poorly performing Growth Enterprise Market Segment.


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Inter Press Service

Civil Society Condemns Immunity for Sitting African Leaders Accused of Serious Crimes

Some of the Kenyans who were forcefully evicted from their homes in Rift Valley during the 2007/2008 post-election violence.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Prison

Voice of America

Study: Roads Expanding Fast Worldwide, Better Planning Needed to Aid Food Output

A site manager from China Wuyi, Sinohydro and Shengeli Engineering Construction Group checks progress on Kenya's Nairobi-Thika highway project, a $28 billion enterprise paid for by China, Kenya and the African Development Bank.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Environment, Science

Big News

HIV Groups in Kenyan Slum Organize Self-Help

Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Kenya, Africa, World News,

Elephant Population Tipping Points and Domestic American Ivory Markets

Orphaned baby elephants run for bottle-feeding at the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage within the Nairobi National Park, near Kenya's capital Nairobi, August 6, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

New Scientist

Mapping the web of disease in Nairobi's invisible city

THE Dandora landfill site in eastern Nairobi is a monument to the Kenyan capital's runaway growth; a junk monolith built by the city's 3 million citizens.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, E. Coli, Health, Science / Technology


Police shoot to death criminals near U.N., U.S. sites in Nairobi

Police killed three people trying to steal a truck near a United Nations complex and the nearby U.S. embassy in Nairobi on Wednesday, police said, but staff at both sites said they were continuing with normal business soon afterwards.


Related Topix: Kenya, World News, Africa

Kenya: We Have No Cash to Pay Salaries, Says Governors

GOVERNORS have raised the alarm, saying that services could grind to a halt in the counties because of the delayed disbursement of funds for the current financial year.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa,

Small Business Trends

Solar Powered Startup Provides Protection Against Lion Attacks

How do you stop a lion from attacking your farm animals? If this isn't a problem you encounter often, then you probably weren't aware that bright lights help keep the predatory animals away at night.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Right Wing News

A Firewall is Needed Against Militant Islam

In politics, consider the example of the 1988 United States presidential race. After several embarrassing defeats in early primaries, then-Vice President George H.W. Bush's campaign manager announced to staff and supporters that South Carolina and its influential primary would be the firewall for the Bush campaign.


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Customer Interaction Solutions

MPs raise confusion on cost of Safaricom tender [Business Daily (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MPs last evening voted to compel telecommunications company Safaricom to set aside 30 per cent of a multi-billion shilling security surveillance contract for local firms, even as it emerged that it will cost taxpayers Sh35.9 billion to roll out the project countrywide.


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The Columbus Dispatch

Man shot to death Monday identified as North Linden resident

Meshack K. Mwangi was found with a gunshot wound in his upper body in front of 3526 Greenwich St. at 11:51 p.m. Monday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Kenya Drops Visa Rules For South Africans

Confirmation has been received from Nairobi that the Kenyan government has, for the time being, suspended the introduction of what has been described retaliatory Visa requirements for South African citizens.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Kenya, Travel, Africa Travel, Kenya Travel, South Africa Travel, Pretoria, South Africa Travel

Deseret News

UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan

In this Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 file photo released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan , a United Nations MI-8 helicopter transporting wounded civilians from Bor, the capital of Jonglei state and said to be the scene of fierce clashes between government troops and rebels, arrives at the airport in Juba, South Sudan.


Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Kenya,

ABC News

Experts: Torture Common in E. Africa, Congo

Despite progress in five East African countries and Congo in ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture, human rights abuse is still prevalent as governments are reluctant to draft and implement local laws, human rights experts said Tuesday.


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Nairobi Securities Exchange's first-half profit falls

Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange , which is listing its shares next month, posted a 29 percent year-on-year fall in its pretax profit for the first half to 158.2 million shillings .


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Kenya: Farmers in Kenya Need to Get Involved in Lucrative Silk Farming

Agriculture cabinet secretary Felix Koskei said the demand for silk is increasing while production in major producing countries like Japan, Brazil and India is declining hence availing ready market locally and abroad.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Kenya, Genetics, Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Post

James Foley beheading suspect the son of alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist awaiting trail in U.S.

A British extremist suspected of murdering U.S. journalist James Foley is the son of an alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist who is awaiting trial over the bombing of two U.S. embassies that resulted in the deaths of 224 people.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Federal Prisons, Metropolitan Correctional Center, New York, Prison, World News, Kenya,

In-depth Africa

African States: Reject Immunity for Leaders / 141 Groups in 40 Countries Speak Out

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - African countries should reject immunity for sitting leaders for grave crimes before the African Court for Justice and Human Rights, 141 organizations said today in a declaration in advance of an African Union meeting in Nairobi.


Related Topix: South Africa, Kenya, Prison