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  1. Young Innovators Competition Launched in East AfricaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    This year's competition is open to East African youth aged 18-35 years, who reside in the East African Community, Ethiopia, Seychelles, Mauritius or Madagascar, and have a start-up or small and medium sized enterprise involved in the agricultural value chain. Businesses should be in the second year of operation with a defined business model .The 12 months competition process will involve training and mentorship for the top 120 entries .

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  2. Katumba visits wounded UPDF soldiers in hospitalRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The UPDF Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Edward Katumba Wamala, on Thursday flew from Mogadishu to Nairobi to visit Ugandan soldiers wounded in the al-Shabaab attack. A statement issued by the Uganda People's Defence Forces yesterday said Gen Katumba visited 10 wounded soldiers at Karen Hospital where they were admitted with serious injuries.

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  3. Educating their grandchildren one harvest at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    In this Aug. 20, 2015 photo, spring wheat that ultimately will become dough for a national restaurant chain is inspected at an elevator in Sterling, N.D. Alice and Paul Barasa live in Samoya, Kenya, a flatlands area surrounded by rolling hills roughly 250 miles northwest of Nairobi. Like 75 percent of the world's population living in poverty, Alice and Paul are smallholder farmers.

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  4. The 7,000-mile trip Britain's stolen cars are now taking... all the way to UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Independent

    Gangs steal high-value British vehicles to order and ship them as far as Uganda, with the help of corrupt officials. Zoe Flood in Nairobi investigates a sophisticated operation The black Audi Q7 vanished when heavy snow covered Britain's South-east, shortly before Christmas in 2010.

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  5. Machar says defected rebel commanders are welcomed to rejoin movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... with government in Juba to fight against the Ethiopian government, during a meeting they held on 6 August in Nairobi, Kenya. The two sides formed a group named "Alliance Defence Pact" which aims to launch joint military operations in and around ...

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  6. Kenya may have to close 'White Widow' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A Kenyan court on Friday said prosecutors should close their case against British terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the "White Widow", after failing to produce her in court. Lewthwaite is accused of possessing explosives and planning terrorist attacks on Kenya's tourist coast, but police have been unable to find her since she gave them the slip in 2012.

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  7. Africa Japan Business And Investment Forum Concludes in Addis AbabaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The three-day event featured a number of high level speakers including the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, former President Chissano of Mozambique and a number of dignitaries from Japan. Throughout the Forum, the message was clear: Africa is open for business and willing to engage with partners all over the world.

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  8. VIDEO: The doctor-led Kenyan hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newsday

    Doctor Dan and Dr Betty Gikonyo are a husband and wife team of cardiologists who dreamt of building their own hospital in Kenya. After over 10 years of knocking on many doors, they finally found the $14m needed to build the Karen Hospital in Nairobi.

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  9. Kenya: Teachers Commission Strikes Back With Pay CutRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Teachers on strike will not be paid for the days they have not worked, the Teachers Service Commission has said. Addressing a news conference at the commission's head office in Nairobi on Thursday, TSC chairperson Lydia Nzomo said the commission could not pay workers for days they have not reported to work.

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  10. Kenya: Charity Ngilu Out to Block Trial, Court ToldRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Suspended Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has been accused of attempting to block her prosecution over the Sh8 billion Karen land deal. Ms Ngilu has filed two similar cases seeking the same relief, according to the Director of Public Prosecutions and lawyers for Muchanga Investments Limited, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a widow, in submissions before the Environment and Lands Court Judge Lucy Nyambura Gacheru on Thursday.

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  11. Kenya: Kibaki, Odinga Among Key Leaders Named in Clinton's e-mailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Top Kenya politicians are among the leaders of various countries whose names feature in the controversial e-mails released by Mrs Hillary Clinton, who is seeking to succeed Barack Obama as the next president of the United States. In one of the emails forwarded to her from the US Embassy in Nairobi, Ms Clinton was told of how the then US Ambassador to Kenya, Mr Michael Ranneberger, was summoned to State House and given a dressing down.

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  12. Regional industrialists call for stringent laws on counterfeitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala- Regional manufacturers say they are on the verge of being kicked out of business if governments do not enact stringent laws against counterfeit goods. Mr Hussein Kamote, the director of policy and advocacy at the Confederation of Tanzania Industries, said counterfeits have discouraged serious investment, tarnished brands of genuine industries and hampered efforts to upgrade the industry to capital intensive status.

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  13. Kenya government bails out KQ to rescue two BoeingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    Nairobi- Two new loans provided to Kenya Airways could help Kenya's national carrier complete the financing needed to take delivery of two Boeing 787-8 aircraft now in storage in Everett, Washington, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The two Dreamliner aircraft, produced at Boeing's North Charleston, South Carolina, assembly line earlier this year, were recently flown to the larger Everett site for "short-term storage" while the airline worked out a financing package for the planes, according to a source familiar with the situation.

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  14. We must break trade barriers to promote developmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Monitor

    ... on a regional expansion programme that will see it grow across the East African region. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, the company has recently broken ground for, or opened new showrooms across different parts of Kenya with a view to creating an ...

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  15. WTO General Council Approves Kazakhstan's Accession; Liberia Progresses Toward AccessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    In the run-up to the World Trade Organization's Ministerial Conference in December 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya, the Organization's Accessions Division has been particularly active. While twenty-two accession negotiations are in progress, Kazakhstan and Liberia have made major strides this year and are on track to be accepted as WTO Members at the 2015 Ministerial Conference.

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  16. Agbuke Among Top 30 Honorees for NCAA Woman of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Big 12 Conference

    Former Baylor women's basketball student-athlete Sune Agbuke has been named one of the top 30 honorees for 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year. The NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating female student-athletes for excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.

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  17. inABLE Named Microsoft Upgrade Your World Initiative Kenya BeneficiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PR Log

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Sept. 3, 2015 - PRLog -- Nairobi, Kenya - Microsoft has named inABLE as one of the local Non-Governmental Organisations that will receive a cash investment of $50,000 through the global Upgrade Your World Initiative.

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  18. WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Nigeria's naira seen steady, others mixedRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    Nigeria's naira is expected to hold steady next week, with central bank dollar sales expected to help narrow the gap between the official pegged level and the parallel market. The naira has traded at 197 to the dollar on the interbank market, the official peg introduced by the central bank in February to curb speculation, stem the naira depreciation and conserve foreign exchange reserves.

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  19. NASSCOM partners with TEPC to organise Indo- Africa ICT Expo 2015Read the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    ... ringing together 100+ companies from India and Africa at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya.

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  20. Kenya: Majority Want Army to Stay in Somalia - SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    Majority of Kenyans at 57 percent support the continued deployment of the Kenya Defence Forces to Somalia, according to a new IPSOS survey. The report indicates that among those who support, 70 percent are aligned to the Jubilee coalition while 39 percent are CORD supporters.

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