Nairobi, Kenya Newswire (Page 3)

Nairobi, Kenya Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Panel: Defeat Al-Shabab With Correct Interpretation of IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    The dissemination of the correct interpretation of Islam is one way Islamic scholars could help defeat al-Shabab, according to a VOA panel discussion held Saturday in Nairobi. Panel members agreed an ideological war, combined with military power, must be waged in the fight against the militant group.

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  2. KenGen Scores Double Win at the East African Power Industry Awards in NairobiRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | PR.com

    The Kenya Electricity Generating Company or KenGen scored a double win at the inaugural East African Power Industry Awards in Nairobi on Thursday evening when the utility won the Outstanding Clean Power Award and also took top place in the Excellence in Power Generation category. Other popular winners were Dr Albert Butare, former Energy Minister of Rwanda who won the Lifetime Achievement Award for East Africa, as well as H.E. Dr Elham Mahmoud Ahmed Ibrahim from Ethiopia who is the African Union's Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy who won the Outstanding Woman in Power, Regional Award East Africa.

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  3. Kenyan radical Muslim conspired to give terrorist groups material supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Examiner.com

    ... money was transferred in Miami. The defendant, 27-year-old Mohamed Hussain Said, a citizen and resident of Nairobi, Kenya, was sentenced to prison by U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro of the Southern District of Florida for his participation in a ...

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  4. IGG probes Shs18b airport security dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. The Inspector General of Government has begun investigating the alleged fraud in procurement of new security installations for Entebbe International Airport.

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  5. This Man Climbed the Ladder by Sticking With GuttersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Fox News

    "I had no idea what gutters were," recalls Jimmy Olang, who moved from Nairobi, Kenya, to LaGrange-ville, N.Y., in 2001 after waiting a decade for a visa. He'd met Ken Parsons, owner of The Brothers That Just Do Gutters, when Parsons was on a mission trip to Kenya four years earlier; once in the U.S., Olang looked him up.

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  6. Is this Cecil's legacy? What you can do to protect the lions, elephants and rhinos in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... $550 per night. Good place to stay when traveling between Kenya and Tanzania. David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi, Kenya, www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org . Open daily from 11 a.m. to noon, when orphaned elephants receive their midday feeding and ...

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  7. Women's Cross Country Team Looks for More in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | New Rochelle Talk

    The Monroe Mustangs women's cross country team appears to have strengthened a team that was last year's Region XV Champion and finished twenty-second at the NJCAA cross country championships. The team is led by returning sophomore, Jrenda Rivera from Staten Island .

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  8. The latest threat to African elephants and rhinos? Terrorist groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Los Angeles Times

    My family has had its own loss at the hands of poachers. In 2010 we visited the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust orphanage for young elephants, a popular tourist attraction outside Nairobi, Kenya.

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  9. Kenya seeks to set up anti-doping testing labRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Newkerala.com

    Kenya Athletics officials want China and Norway together with World Anti-Doping Agency to speed up their efforts to build a sample testing laboratory in Nairobi to boost the fight against doping. This follows the revelation in the ongoing World Championships in Beijing that two of Kenya's sprint runners -- Joyce Zakary and Francisca Koki -- tested positive for banned substances during their in-competition tests done in the Chinese capital, reports Xinhua.

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  10. Chinese teacher spearheads Sino-Africa cultural exchangeRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Xinhuanet

    It was a sorrowful moment for teachers and students of Kibos Secondary School in Western Kenyan Kisumu County when their Chinese teacher bid them bye. Zhang Wenqiang had won the hearts of the locals by teaching them Chinese and going further to learn the local dialect, Luo, an ethnic community living along the shores of Lake Victoria.

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  11. Lessons from Mau MauRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Manx Freemasons are to many a mysterious bunch.

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  12. Kenya's iHub Creates Accelerator Program For Tech-Hardware EntrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader writes: The iHub in Nairobi has long been at the epicentre of tech developments in Africa, and has been lauded by both Barack Obama and Satya Nadella in recent weeks. It currently has about 3000 software devs registered as members, but since last year has been building a makerspace for hardware entrepreneurs , too.

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  13. Car boss swaps four wheels for a bike, a kayak and two feet to help Maggies cancer charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Evening Times

    ... around North Kintyre and the Firth of Clyde as part of the Five Ferries Challenge, and even spent a week in Nairobi, Kenya, helping raise awareness of Siloam Orphanage and the invaluable work they do educating children in the face of extreme ...

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  14. The CEO of this $30 billion company gives half of his gross income to charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Norwalk Citizen News

    While billionaires like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Salesforce's Marc Benioff, are known for their philanthropy, by one measure VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger could be considered even more generous. Long ago, he publicly vowed to give an increasing percentage of his gross income to charity and he's now up to 50%, he tells Business Insider.

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  15. Kayakers focus on task ahead after visa hitchRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Monitor

    Captain Sadat Kawawa believes Team Uganda has put visa troubles behind them and are now concentrating on the weeklong ICF World Freestyle Kayak Championships that tip off on Sunday at River Ottawa, Canada. Uganda qualified for the event last November but getting to Canada proved tough for Kawawa, Amina Tayona, David Egesa and Yusuf Basalirwa after their visa applications were turned down twice by Canadian immigration office in Kenya.

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  16. When He Says Yoga Saved His Life, He's Not ExaggeratingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | National Public Radio

    When Mugbe was 7, his dad, John, died in a car accident. His father was an electrician, and his salary supported the family of five children.

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  17. Kenyan sentenced to 15 years in prison in US terror caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... Toro. The prosecutor noted that al-Shabaab's most notorious attack was the 2013 assault on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, that left 67 people dead. When he pleaded guilty, Said admitted to receiving $11,600 in wire transfers from Mohammed that ...

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  18. South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The Gleaner

    ... he says these were discussed during the mediation," Dak told The Associated Press in a phone interview from Nairobi, Kenya. The peace pact calls for a transitional government to be established within 90 days. Machar is expected to return to Juba as ...

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  19. Miami: Kenyan man sentenced for conspiring to support to al Qaeda, al Shabaab.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Mohamed Hussain Said, 27, a citizen and resident of Nairobi, Kenya, was sentenced to 15 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro of the Southern District of Florida for conspiring to provide material support to three separately designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations, al-Qa'ida, al-Qa'ida in Iraq/al-Nusrah Front and al-Shabaab. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer of the Southern District of Florida and Special Agent in Charge George L. Piro of the FBI's Miami Field Office made the announcement.

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  20. UPDATE 1-Kenyan shares climb off lows, shilling slipsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Reuters

    NAIROBI, Aug 28 Kenya's benchmark share index climbed off two-and-a-half-year lows on Friday, helped by foreign buyers who were encouraged by gains on other emerging markets. But the shilling slipped back towards almost four-year lows, under pressure from importers seeking dollars to meet their end-of-month commitments.

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