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  1. 2016 Elections: How Uganda should position herself after politickingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Monitor

    Much as businesses want certainty and stability to make long-term investments, investors are concerned about what the future holds. This is pegged on the history of elections in some African countries where the civil exercise tends to end in violence, disrupting trade and investments as Ismail Musa Ladu & Dorothy Nakaweesi write.

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  2. What's Causing Burundi's Chaotic Descent into Political Violence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WNYC-AM New York

    Activists holding placards reading 'I am Burundi, I am Hutu, I am Tutsi' protest in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi on 12/18/ 2015, against recent killings in neighboring Burundi by government forces. Political unrest and violence in the east African nation of Burundi have skyrocketed since President Pierre Nkurunziza began his unconstitutional third term as president last August.

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  3. Kenya could be banned from 2016 Summer OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    Shown is an aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue above the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the host of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Shown is an aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue above the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the host of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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  4. Shasun takes 'Strides' in Africa and Aus through double acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    ... presence in Africa and Australia. The first sees the firm pay an initial $11m for a 51% stake in Universal, a Nairobi, Kenya-based pharma firm, and - according to Sinhue Noronha, CEO for Emerging Markets at Strides Shasun - "will help strengthen ...

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  5. Norway Fund Mulls W. Africa Expansion With Ghana InvestmentsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries is considering investments in financial-services and clean-energy businesses in Ghana as the institution extends its scope to West Africa. Norfund, as the state-owned company is known, had 47 percent of its about $1.5 billion portfolio invested in Africa, focused in the southern and eastern parts of the continent, by the end of 2014, according to Deepak Malik, 58, the head of the 19-year-old fund's Johannesburg office.

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  6. Kenya: Court Stops IEBC From Printing LSK Poll Ballot PapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    The Law Society of Kenya has been temporarily stopped from printing ballot papers for the elections slated for next month. The lawyer alleges that he has been prevented from contesting in the elections set for February 25, as a National Council Member of LSK, on claims that he is not eligible.

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  7. Kenya: A House for Nobel Laureate MaathaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    The Wangari Maathai Foundation has finalised plans to build a commemorative house to immortalise the life, works and achievements of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The Wangari Muta Maathai House , expected to be completed in five years, will house all her works and awards including the Nobel Peace Prize, books, iconic paintings and photos, lectures, speeches, wardrobe and the story of the "humming bird" that she so loved to recount.

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  8. Kenya: One Day in the Life of an Elephant 'Baby-Sitter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    But finding himself unemployed and in need of a job, he came across an unusual work opportunity: Taking care of orphaned baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust , also known as the Nairobi elephant orphanage. "I had never worked with wildlife.

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  9. East Africa: Regional Integration of Securities Is UsefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Recently, the East African Securities Exchange Association met to once again highlight the need to fast-track integration of the capital markets. There are currently independent stock markets in Dar es Salaam, Kampala, Kigali and Nairobi which happens to be the oldest and biggest by capitalisation.

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  10. Panicked parents storm hospitals and attack doctors in India over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NewsTarget.com

    Panic over the potential side-effects caused by the polio vaccine continue to mount in various parts of the world, with the latest drama unfolding in India, after authorities arrested an 18-year-old man accused of spreading false rumors regarding the polio vaccine. Parvez Ahmad Sheikh, a student from Pampore, allegedly wrote on Facebook that the administration of a polio vaccine caused the death of a child, sparking chaos among frightened parents, reports the Times of India.

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  11. MarketStorm Global Review the Brightest stars on the Forbes 30 Under 30 ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | 24-7 Press Release

    Every year, business magazine Forbes looks to inspire and amaze with its list of 30 groundbreaking entrepreneurs under the age of 30. The list, which assesses the achievements of over 15,000 entrepreneurs before whittling down to just 600, before being sorted into industry categories, has for years acted as a source of motivation for young people looking to break into business. Whilst many young professionals may worry that they face greater adversity in business due to their age and lack of experience, the 30 Under 30 list helps to prove that age is in fact, just a number, and that with focus, commitment and a creative flair anything is possible.

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  12. Sappers in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Salisbury Journal

    SOLDIERS from Perham Down-based 5 Squadron of 22 Engineer Regiment have deployed to Kenya to undertake building tasks to improve the infrastructure for British troops training in Kenya. The men and women of 5 Squadron are in Kenya to build their part of an ambitious infrastructure programme that will eventually result in a large new training base for the British Army in Kenya.

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  13. Kenya: Interswitch to Launch Advanced Fraud Control Systems for Banks in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    Interswitch East Africa- has today announced plans to introduce two advanced fraud control systems in Kenya known as Card Control and Scorebridge intended to further enhance fraud security for cardholders and financial institutions. The card based fraud prevention systems will add a new layer of protection for consumers and financial institutions, over and above the new EMV cards introduced in Kenya over the last two years.

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  14. Why Douching Won't DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Atlantic

    ... than once a day. All study douching participants had recurrent or treatment-resistance vulvovaginitis. In Nairobi, Kenya, a study found that 72 percent of female sex workers douched after sex. 81 percent of them used a mixture of soap and water, 18 ...

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  15. KQ reschedules Rwanda flightsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Monitor

    Nairobi. The Kenya Airways has rescheduled its night flights to Rwanda following the closure of Kigali International Airport's runway for repairs - a move that is expected to last two months.

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  16. Declining stock market value costs NSSF Shs48 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. The declining stock market value on the Uganda Securities Exchange and Nairobi Securities Exchange has affected the performance of National Social Security Fund in the first half of 2015.

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  17. Eight killed in dawn cattle raid in KenyaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Newstime Africa

    At least eight people were killed and seven others injured Saturday in a dawn cattle raid in Kenya's Samburu County located in the Great Rift Valley region. Confirming the attack, Samburu-North County commissioner Henry Katana said that the bandits were heavily armed and stole over 300 cows.

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  18. New Pesticides Lab Opens in MombasaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    SGS's new Pesticides Maximum Residue Limits Laboratory in Mombasa, Kenya was officially opened in October with a ceremony hosted by Albert Stockell, Managing Director, SGS Kenya Limited, and attended by government officials and local dignitaries including, Dr. Johnson Irungu, Director of Crops Management, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. At a time of great uncertainty in Kenya's horticulture and agriculture and food industries, as a result of pesticide residue regulation, the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, the Ministry of East African Affairs Commerce and Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, KePHIS and the HCDA all are working very hard to address the issue and protect local business.

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  19. Spotlight: Chinese FM's visit to Africa attests to strong China-Africa tiesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Xinhuanet

    ... Jonathan Stichbury from Pine Bridge Investments, a financial services advisory and wealth management firm in Nairobi, Kenya. During his visit, Wang met leaders and foreign ministers in those four countries to discuss how to implement the outcomes of ...

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  20. In Focus: African hotel market update.Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | 4 Hoteliers

    So another year has started, in what is an ever evolving and always exciting African Hotel Market and many will be looking for 2016 to offer better trading than 2015, but what is in store, what can we expect? Before we look forward, it is interesting to look back. The hotel market is intrinsically linked to political and economic factors so rather than review just the hotel world it is important to cast our net further.

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