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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Kenya Maintains Flight Ban To Ebola-Hit West African Nations

Kenya has set aside 661 million shillings as part of its contingency plan to prevent the entry of Ebola into the country. This was revealed at the ongoing regional health minister's conference in Nairobi seeking to address the challenges in tackling the spread of the Ebola virus in the continent.

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7 hrs ago | HR Magazine

Emerging Market Profiles: Living and Working in Kenya

In recent years, many multinational organizations have established regional headquarters in Kenya, and particularly in its capital city Nairobi. The East African country has seen improved economic activity in recent years.

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11 hrs ago | CFR.org

The Military Balance in Northeast Nigeria

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan stands for Kenya's national anthem before the Africa Union Peace and Security Council Summit on Terrorism at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, September 2, 2014. This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies.

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14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Kenya marks one year since mall massacre

Kenya began emotional commemorations on Tuesday to mark the first anniversary of Nairobi's Westgate mall massacre, remembering the 67 people killed by Somali Islamist gunmen and those who risked their lives to stop them. In a speech at a memorial site opened at the capital's National Museum, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta said the east African nation had been "seriously scarred" but was not broken by the attackers from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab rebels.

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17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

US teen mistaken for 'White Widow'

An American family has been offered an all-expenses-paid trip to Kenya after their vacation was ruined by a policeman who mistook their 15-year-old daughter for an international terrorist. A statement from the Kenyan government said the teenage holidaymaker was "harassed by police in Mlolongo", outside the capital Nairobi, "on accusations of looking like" British fugitive Samantha Lewthwaite.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The Best Doc About Terrorism Ever Made

Pulled from thousands of hours of security footage from more than a hundred cameras, 'Terror at the Mall' takes viewers inside Kenya's Westgate shopping mall as the siege unfolds. Margie Brand was at Westgate Mall in Nairobi to buy groceries at Nakumatt, the best-stocked store in the country.

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Hispanic Business

Nairobi Motorists Go Into Cashless Parking

A pilot exercise of the cashless payment system has been running for five days in August, along . Beginning this month however, the process was spread over the whole Nairobi County.

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WNYC-AM New York

HBO's New Documentary Captures Terror On Film

It seemed like just a normal, busy shopping day on September 21, 2013 at the West Gate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Everything suddenly changed when four men from the terrorist group Al Shabab attacked the mall with high-powered weapons.

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Newkerala.com

Kenya to host regional conference on Ebola

African governments are due to meet in Nairobi from Tuesday for a regional conference on Ebola virus disease preparedness, Kenya's health ministry said Monday. The Sep 16-17 regional conference will be attended by ministers in charge of transport, health, immigration and East Africa Community affairs from Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo , South Sudan and Ethiopia.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Liquid Telecom Sets Sights On Kenya's Counties, Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Market

Liquid Telecom is set to enter the country's fibre-to-home segment while having a keen focus on expanding connectivity to the country's counties as its next focus of growth. In an interview at the sidelines of last week's East Africa Com in Nairobi with CIO East Africa, Ben Roberts, CEO, Liquid Telcom Kenya said the firm will however be strategic in its roll-out, avoiding areas already covered with competitor's infrastructure.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Relief for Motorists As Pump Prices Drop

The cost of a litre of super petrol has been reduced by Sh4.98 in Nairobi and will now retail at Sh111.64. In the latest review by the Energy Regulation Commission a litre of diesel will sell at Sh102.36 while kerosene will retail at Sh81.63 after being reduced by 62 cents.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

9Down.Com

The Nature Of Things How To Be A Wild Elephant HDTV x264-aAF

Elephant poaching worldwide has reached epidemic proportions. In Kenya, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust provides a sanctuary for baby elephants who are its greatest victims, left to die without the nurture and protection of their matriarchal herds.

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French smartphone firm set for Kenya market entry [Business Daily (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) French smartphone manufacturer, Wiko Mobile, is eyeing the Kenyan market as part of an Africa-entry strategy to boost its sales. Wiko, which is majority-owned by Chinese technology group Tinno Mobile, manufactures its phones in China.

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The Age

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A man stands next to young elephants at the David Sheldricks orphan elephant foundation in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Best of the world - September 15, 2014

A man stands next to young elephants at the David Sheldricks orphan elephant foundation in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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National Public Radio

Esther Okaya Is Introduced To The Blood Pressure Cuff

Esther Okaya, who lives in Korogocho, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya, says even teetotalers are falling victim. One minute quarreling with a neighbor.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Alaine gets 'presidential' patron

NGINA Kenyatta, daughter of Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta, was a surprise guest at a concert headlined by Jamaican singer Alaine at Nairobi's City Cabanas Club last Saturday night. "She enjoyed the thrills of the night ... She danced to reggae tunes and bonded with the visiting Jamaican singer," the article read.

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Journal Gazette

US gova t warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack.

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Door Reminder

Working toward clean water, economic development in Kenya

Working toward clean water, economic development in Kenya Rotary International service project included 16 water cisterns and 40,000 tree seedlings Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1s0dzA8 Maiuni villager Kowasi said these words to me as I left Kenya in 2012. After two years, we returned to this wonderful village from Aug. 3-15 for additional humanitarian work.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenyan Women Mulika 'Dead Beat' Dads On Social Media

There are websites where you can go and rate the facilities you visited on holiday, Trip Advisor being a case in point. You can also post your reviews on a purchase you made on Amazon.com.

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