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Local news for Nairobi, Kenya continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Travel ban for Sierra Leone players over Ebola

The Sierra Leone soccer team has been banned from traveling to the Seychelles for an African Cup of Nations qualifier because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus.

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4 hrs ago | RuggaWorld

Kenyan Willy Ambaka joins WP

William Ambaka Ndayara, who weighs a hefty 100 kilograms and stands 1,95 metres tall, first came to prominence after a string of outstanding performances for Kenya at international Sevens level - having made his debut for his country in 2011.

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5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Dad of jailed reporter: Son a victim of injustice

The father of an Australian Al-Jazeera journalist jailed in Egypt said Thursday that he respects the integrity of Egypt's courts but knows his son is the victim of injustice.

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5 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Bringing clean water to Africa

Redrose manufacturing, of Dubmire Ind. Est., Fence Houses, who are donating water filters African charity Maji Salama.

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10 hrs ago | New Vision

Museveni in Nairobi for infrastructure meet...

By David Lumu President Yoweri Museveni is in Kenyan capital Nairobi for an International Conference on the Great Lakes Region .

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10 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

Q&A: How open-source tools can help map crisis data

In this podcast, we talk to Chris Albon, director of the global crisis data arm of Ushahidi, an open-source data mapping organisation that originated in Nairobi, Kenya.

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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Uhuru Launches Jubilee's 10,000km Tarmac Road Plan

Speaking at the launch of the programme, President Uhuru Kenyatta said the Jubilee Government has decided to adopt the Annuity Financing Framework as a solution to myriads of challenges facing the infrastructure sector.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

British Airways sued in pilot sex abuse case

A London law firm representing 16 girls in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania said Wednesday it is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one of its pilots sexually abused the girls.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Home Afrika in Free-Fall At NSE As Buyer Side Keeps Off

Home Afrika's stock dipped to an all-time low at the NSE on Monday, with the downward pressure attributed to its lack of clear revenue growth projections and investors' valuation worries.

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Stars and Stripes

How Anonymous and other hacktivists are waging war on Kenya

Hackers and other cybercriminals on the prowl are wreaking havoc in Kenya, threatening to turn the East African country's dream of launching an e-government into a nightmare.

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BroadcastNewsroom

Siemens partners with the East African Power Industry Convention in Kenya in September

The conference and expo will gather more than 1000 attendees along with exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies, products and services across the entire energy value chain from generation, transmission, distribution and services.

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Daily Mail

Militant Islamists shoot dead Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil in Somalia

A Muslim woman has been shot dead by militant Islamists for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives have claimed.

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AlertNet

The cost of maternal death in Kenya

A mother brings her baby for medical checks and food distribution at a feeding center outside Mandera town, Kenya on November 15, 2007.

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SciDev.Net

Building a brighter future for African researchers

She first worked as an assistant lecturer at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, before becoming a fully-fledged lecturer in the late 1990s.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Albany Times Union

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

In this Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, Kenyan gays, lesbians and supporters wear masks to preserve their anonymity, as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya.

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ENR-Engineering News-Record

Lebanese Firm Overcomes Bid Protest over $490 Million Pipeline in Kenya

Lebanese family-owned firm Zakhem International Construction is set to construct a $490-million multi-product oil pipeline in Kenya after a petition challenging award of the contract was thrown out by a government procurement agency in mid-July.

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Metro

NEWWomen and children sex victims of 'pervert pilot' sue BA

BA pilot Simon Wood killed himself after being accused of molesting girls at an orphanage in Nairobi Women and children who say they were sexually abused by a British Airways pilot are suing the airline for damages.

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Caribbean News Now!

A revolution in finance for ACP agriculture

Ivan Mbowa, Umati Capital ; Jethro Greene, CaFAN ; Niko Kluyver, FactorPlus ; Senator Norman Grant, CaFAN participating in the forum The Caribbean farmers' challenge: Factoring for farmers By Adelle Z Roopchand NAIROBI, Kenya -- The access to finance is and has been a debilitating factor in the progress of agricultural development across the ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

Great apes face extinction:...

The world's great apes face extinction within decades, renowned chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall warned Tuesday, in a call to arms to ensure man's closest relatives are not wiped out.

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Daily Monitor

Mao to spend two more weeks in Nairobi

KAMPALA Democratic Party President Norbert Mao has been given two more weeks in Nairobi, Kenya to complete his treatment.

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