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2 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

New Vision

Mao recuperating, says DP boss

Democratic Party president general Nobert Mao is receiving treatment for pneumonia a lung infection at a hospital in neighboring Kenya.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Kenya shilling edges up, shares barely changed

At the 1300 GMT close of trade, commercial banks posted the shilling at 87.65/75, compared to 87.80/90 the previous day.

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Hindustan Times

Female circumcision A cruel practice that numbs womens sexual pleasure

On June 12, 2014 in Enkorika, a village about 75 km from Kenya's Nairobi, a group of women gathered around the village centre.

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SciDev.Net

State of the Tropics sees universities reach out to society

The institutions say they "share a responsibility to work with and for the people of the tropics, to bring to bear the power of our understanding, science and innovation on the issues of the tropics to create a brighter future for the tropics and its peoples".

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Parts of Nairobi to go without power this weekend

Parts of Nairobi will this weekend be plunged in darkness as Kenya Power rehabilitates electricity equipment and network in the said areas.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

County water directors meet to discuss water access

Davis & Shirtliff, the country's leading supplier of water equipment, Friday hosted a forum for County Water Directors in Nairobi to facilitate county administrations in accelerating water and power development in the counties: as the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis reports that only 48.5 per cent of Kenyans yet have access ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: City Hall Launches E-Payment for PSV Seasonal Tickets

The Nairobi County Government has launched a platform for Public Service Vehicles owners to pay for their seasonal tickets online.

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