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1 hr ago | The Atlantic
How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age First World problem: Splitting dinner with friends, we do the dance of the seven credit cards.
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3 hrs ago | Science Daily
Use of video surveillance to better understand essential hygiene behavior has been pioneered by researchers.
7 hrs ago | Washington Times
A former housekeeper sued a Kenyan consular official this week alleging she took her passport, told her not to leave the house without permission and paid her a fraction of what she was promised after bringing her to work in Los Angeles.
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Lindsey Stirling is coming to Boston this summer. The dub-step violinist is perhaps most famously known as the "dancing violinist."
12 hrs ago | The Economist
AS WELL as a cheque for $700, a knowing look passed between Hassan Bashir and Bashir Mohamed, his 80-year-old father.
14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
OPENING up of the Nairobi Securities Exchange ownership to the public looks set to be completed before end of the year.
18 hrs ago | Medical News Today
A low-cost empowerment program for adolescent girls in Kenyan slums sharply curtails rape and sexual harassment of these girls, who live in an environment where women have low status and are frequently attacked, a large new study shows.
It is reported that Kenya is set to begin the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway construction as soon as funds needed to start the project are released by China from a loan deal that should be finalized next month.
Simply washing your hands can reduce the reduce respiratory illnesses, such as colds, in the general public by 21 percent, cut the number of people who get sick with diarrhea by 31 percent and lower diarrheal illness in people with weakened immune systems by 58 percent, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks, who grew up in Westport, won this year's Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography , the latest, grand twist in a career in which he's covered wars, been declared missing and took a colleague's body out of Syria.
Ankara Governments in Ankara and Nairobi have clinched on a security cooperation pact providing that Turkey government to partner with Kenyan government by supplying support programs including upgrading to its police in order to partake collectively the stabilization of Somalia and likewise give hand to the reconstruction efforts of Somali ... (more)
HUMAN rights bodies have accused the Kenyan media of "selective coverage" and "lacking fairness" in the police crackdown to flush out illegal immigrants.
HOTELS at the Coast are banking on domestic tourism which has shown a positive trend despite the recent security concerns in Mombasa.
Consumer finance company, afb, has created a credit card for shoppers at Naivas Supermarkets who can purchase goods on credit at any Naivas stores in Nairobi and throughout Kenya over time.
Nearly 100 picketers joined the Friday demonstration in St. Paul, condemning actions by Kenyan government and demanding the release of those detained.
The company is forming a new venture, 440, in partnership with L5Lab , a local seed funding specialist and business mentor.