Malaysian National News Agency
Kenya Drops Visa Rules For South Africans
Confirmation has been received from Nairobi that the Kenyan government has, for the time being, suspended the introduction of what has been described retaliatory Visa requirements for South African citizens.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Kenya: ABE Initiative Helps Develop Industries
The Embassy of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, will today send off the 55 Kenyan youth who are going to study and work in Japan under the African Business Education Initiative for Youth, that is, the ABE Initiative.
West Africa: Ebola a Blow for Fragile States On the Road to Recovery
It seems like a cruel twist of fate. The three African countries where the Ebola virus has rapidly spread and caused over 1 300 deaths since January - namely Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - have all been emerging from protracted periods of crisis and war.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Kenya Airways Clients to Pay for Tickets At ATMs
KQ, which flew 3.72 million customers last year, will introduce the service this financial year, allowing customers to pay for tickets directly from ATMs of banks where they have accounts or through independent providers like Kenswitch.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Kenya: Eastleigh Business Struggling to Pick Up After Security Operation
BUSINESSES in Eastleigh are struggling since the start of the security operation dubbed 'Operation Usalama Watch', to flush out suspected Al-shabaab insurgents from Nairobi.
Kenya: Nakumatt to Open 50th Branch in Arusha
Regional retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, will this weekend kick-off a series of consumer reward programmes to celebrate the opening of its 50th branch in Arusha, Tanzania, this Saturday.
Western morning News
Fallout from Ebola crisis may threaten tourist destinations
Leading travel lawyer Bronwen Courtenay-Stamp, warns that the devastating outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may even have implications for travellers bound for uninfected destinations.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Basketball in Africa
Atebe Lifts Don Bosco Over Pac University in NBA League
JOEL Atebe registered a record 56 points as Don Bosco walloped Pan Africa Christian University 114-54 in a Nairobi Basketball Association league tie at Railways Club.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Africa Tourism Threatened by Ebola Outbreak
Kenyan health officials take passengers temperature as they arrive at the Jommo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi in response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
What Kenya Has Lined Up in Race for U.S. Investments
Obama told delegates during the historic US-Africa Summit during a dinner that the US would going forward to help "grow" rather than exhaust her natural resources.
Kenya: Govt Announces Border, Flight Restrictions to Prevent Ebola
Kenya has closed its borders to travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the country's health ministry said Saturday, an indication of growing fears about the Ebola outbreak afflicting growing regions of West Africa.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Ebola: Kenya bars travellers from worst-hit countries
Kenya is closing its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the government said on Saturday .
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Kenya: Kenya Targets Sh88 Billion AGOA Exports to U.S.
Kenya is betting on renewal of the AGOA trade pact and direct flights to boost exports to the United States to at least $1 billion annually within three years.
Korean Air suspends Kenya flights as Ebola precaution
Korean Air Lines on Thursday said it will suspending its flights to Kenya as fears about the Ebola virus grow.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
A Virtual Outbreak Offers Hints Of Ebola's Future
Kenyan health officials take the temperatures of passengers arriving at the Nairobi airport on August 14, 2014.
Kenya in Fear of Ebola Outbreak
Mareeg.com-WHO said Kenya is in danger of Ebola. The representative of WHO in Kenya, Dr. Cutodia Mandhate said the fear of the disease among Kenyans rose to Level2.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
Monta Vista students stay stride for stride with work, training in Kenya
Photo credit Madeline Yip and Julia Chang/July, 2014 Madeline Yip helps a Kenyan student jump the hurdles during a three-week trip to Kenya this past July.
Important lessons learned during semester in Africa
I'll admit that at first I was nervous. As I squished my quick-dry pants and synthetic t-shirts into a bulging stuff-sac, I contemplated how my "winter" semester in McGill's Canadian Field Studies in Africa program would unfold.
Lanesboro siblings provide personal reflections on Ebola
Casey Sautter, at left, and her sister, Robin, are medical students who have been in eastern Africa for several weeks.