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26 min ago | 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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26 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

No date yet fixed for Machar's visit to Khartoum : spokesperson

July 28, 2014 Spokesperson for the South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar said a date had not yet been determined for the visit to Khartoum by the top leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , but confirmed the plan was in existence.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

KNH rolls out strategy to decongest facility

Kenyatta National hospital has rolled out a referral strategy that will help decongest the institution as well as improve service delivery to the general public.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: NSE Says Licensing of New Bourses Could Pose a Threat

The Nairobi Securities Exchange, which is currently selling shares to the public, is concerned that new entrants could affect it.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Problems Facing Kenya Will Soon End, Says Uhuru

PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto have dismissed Cord's referendum calls.

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Voice of America

Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Kenyan Muslims join others to offer prayers outside the Masjid Noor mosque during the first day of the Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Nairobi, Kenya, July 28, 2014.

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Black Enterprise

Top-Funded Startup IROKOtv Launches East Africa Headquaters

Innov8tiv.com reports that CEO of iROKO Partners, one of Africa's top-funded startups and the machine behind iROKOtv , a leading platform for African films globally, will be moving its base of operations from London to Kigali, Rwanda.

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Hispanic Business

Nairobi Exchange Goes Public

Sixty-six million shares, each at a cost of Ksh9.50 will be on offer in the IPO that runs until .

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Govt reforming dispute resolution

Attorney General Githu Muigai says the government is in the processes of implementing and reforming arbitration and dispute resolution laws in Kenya, to make the country more attractive to investors.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Footbridges Unsafe, Says Mak Chair

THE Motorist Association of Kenya has demanded the removal of adverts mounted on footbridges.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenya Power Promises Stable Supply

Energy Cabinet Secretary Davis Chirchir on Sunday said the government was actively seeking to bring down the power cost of doing business in Kenya in order to effectively compete with other African countries in attracting investors.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Duale proposes changes in Safaricom security deal [Business Daily (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Telecoms operator Safaricom will have to sub-contract part of its Sh15 billion tender for installation of security surveillance system in Nairobi and Mombasa to local firms if Parliament approves amendments to the report that cleared it.

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The F-Word Blog

Mothers Against the Odds: new documentary

This is a guest post by Anne Daly , who wrote and co-produced Mothers Against The Odds , a documentary by Esperanza Productions that can be watched at esperanza.ie Mothers Against the Odds examines maternal rights in Ireland and Kenya, showing what happens when women's rights are ignored.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Australia Sends Home Volunteers After German Tourist's Death

Western volunteers are fleeing Kenya, and taking billions of shillings in aid, even as a number of European embassies cut staff due to spiralling crime and insecurity.

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AlertNet

Mobile phone alerts help Uganda nab forest criminals

An aerial view of a settlement in Mabira Forest Reserve, 55km east of the capital Kampala, April 21, 2007.

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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

IPFW librarian seeks funds to build a library in a remote area of Kenya

Florence Mugambi has a dream. She wants to see a library built in her small hometown of Ontulili, in rural Kenya.

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