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16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: 22 Firms From Norway to Invest in Kenya

Twenty two companies from Norway are set to invest in Kenya after having identified projects and opportunities in the country.

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20 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Minister column: The ride of my life

I was charging up the A109 Highway at dusk on the return leg of a Nairobi-Iveti Highland run.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

High stakes for high reward? Real estate funds come to Africa

A view of a section of Nakumatt's shopping hall in an upper-market area of Nairobi January 5, 2011.

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AlertNet

Kenyan teenager bleeds to death giving birth days after FGM

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News24

.com | Gunmen hijack Uhuru Kenyatta's official vehicle

Cape Town Kenyan media reports that one of President Uhuru Kenyatta's official vehicles, a high-end bulletproof BMW limousine, was stolen from his police driver in Nairobi.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Safaricom Security Contract Gets Final Okay

The National Assembly on Thursday approved the Sh14.9 billion Safaricom surveillance contract awarded by the government but directed the firm to ensure 30 percent of its works were awarded to local enterprises.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Home Afrika Set to Issue Corporate Bond

Real estate firm Home Afrika is set to issue a Corporate Bond in the second half of 2014, as it seeks to access long term funds for injection into its projects.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Uasin Gishu Executives At Pains to Explain Expenses

Uasin Gishu County Executive members were Wednesday put to task by a Senate committee to account for funds allocated to the county after a report by the Auditor General indicated that there were some irregularities.

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Voice of America

Rural Kenyans Move for Opportunity, Cause Housing Shortage in Nairobi

In Kenya, towns and cities are growing fast. It's estimated at least 100,000 people move per year from their rural homes to the capital Nairobi in search of opportunities.

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EKathimerini

The story of Kenyan woman's escape from genital mutilation

Everyone who knows her speaks of a kind, low-key woman who only rarely shares her story.

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Coatings World

BASF Opens Concrete Admixture Production Facility in Nairobi, Kenya

BASF inaugurated its new production plant for concrete admixtures in Nairobi. The production site will allow BASF to better meet the increasing demand for construction chemicals of customers in Eastern Africa.

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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.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

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.

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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.

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Big News Network.com

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.

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CFR.org

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.

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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.

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Reuters

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.

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AllAfrica.com

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.

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