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  1. Mother, 44, finally admits she murdered her baby daughter before fleeing to Uganda in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Mail

    The body of 20-month-old Sarah Dahane was found dead at Angela Whitworth's home in Bicester, Oxfordshire, on May 16, 2013. Sarah Dahane, above left, was found dead at her home in Bicester, Oxfordshire in May 2013.

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  2. President Kenyatta, Cote D'Ivore President hold bilateral talksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    President Kenyatta said the Cote d'Ivore leader is a long-time friend of Kenya as he had been key to country's development since his days at the International Monetary Fund . President Kenyatta expressed hope that with his experience at IMF, the Cote d'Ivore leader will help the continent of Africa to strengthen and broaden its development agenda during the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development being held in Nairobi.

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  3. Takeda Announces Bold, New Access To Medicines StrategyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced the launch of a bold, new Access to Medicines strategy, aimed at increasing access to its innovative and potentially life-saving medicines for patients with some of the highest unmet medical needs. For decades, the company has provided product, funding and access in many parts of the world, based on regional needs.

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  4. Zuma's Power Checked by Backlash Over Finance Minister ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Reeling from his ruling party's worst-ever election performance and a public backlash over a police investigations into his finance minister, South African President Jacob Zuma's room to maneuver appears to be shrinking. Anxiety over whether Zuma will fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in a cabinet reshuffle has hung over Africa's largest economy since Aug. 23, when the news broke that Gordhan, 67, may face charges over allegations that he set up an illicit investigative unit during his time as head of the national tax agency.

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  5. Japan PM in Kenya for African initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Nairobi, Kenya a Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Kenya to launch the Tokyo International Summit on African Development which 35 heads of state are expected to attend. Abe was welcomed Friday by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at his official residence, State House, with a guard of honor and 19-gun salute.

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  6. Police intercept fake US dollars at Uganda-Kenya borderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The 34 year old resident of Najeera in Wakiso district had stuffed the counterfeit dollars of 100 denominations in a box at the time of his arrest. Mr Kennedy Otiti Adhola, the Busia Resident District Commissioner confirmed the arrest and recovery of the fake dollars which he said were in transit to Kampala.

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  7. Kenya secures funding to acquire cancer fighting equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    The International Atomic Energy Agency Friday announced that the global organization has secured some funding from America to enable Kenya acquire vital equipment needed to fight cancer. The subsidized machines will be acquired through a cost-sharing arrangement between IAEA and Kenya and are expected to go a long way in the management of various forms of the disease including cervical, breast and prostrate cancer.

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  8. Abe, in Kenya to attend Ticad VI event, vows to make summit a successRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Friday to deliver a successful two-day summit to promote Africa's development, to be held in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi from Saturday. Calling the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development , a historic meeting, Abe stressed that Japan will join hands with Africa to help the region realize its dreams.

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  9. Opportunity knocks: Hong Kong set to blood six new players in tough test against KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Leigh Jones has selected the recently qualified Matthew Rosslee and youngster Liam Owens on a massive day for the team in Nairobi The future is now for Leigh Jones and his men ahead of Saturday night's test match against Kenya on what has been labelled a "really significant day for Hong Kong rugby". With as many as six players in line to win their first cap, years of planning and investment is coming to the fore as the team continues to plot its course towards the 2019 and 2023 World Cups.

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  10. Nairobi's street food A.K.A "MwituaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Ever heard of " mwitu" from somewhere or somebody and wondered what that means or what kind of animal that is? Well, wonder no more, mwitu is simply just street food in slang that is, food sold by the road side at pocket friendly prices. I was in down town Nairobi the other day and the hunger pangs hit me so hard, I didn't have any option other than to settle for the moist, soggy chicken and chips sold at " chips and kuku " outlets in Nairobi, after all, I couldn't really trust street food coming from downtown Nairobi who knows which water they use to wash their ingredients or the conditions in which they are cooked in.

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  11. Japan PM in Kenya to launch summit on African developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, and Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, right, walk together to present a joint press conference outside State House, in Nairobi. Kenya Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.

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  12. Judge rejects prosecutor request to appeal Pistorius sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    State prosecutor Gerrie Nel is seen during an appeal hearing brought by prosecutors against the six year jail term handed to Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in Johannesburg, South Africa, August 26, 2016. Barry Roux, defence lawyer for Oscar Pistorius, is seen during an appeal hearing brought by prosecutors against the six year jail term handed to Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in Johannesburg, South Africa, August 26, 2016.

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  13. How malaria supports spread of infectious cancer in AfricaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New York, Aug 26 : Infectious agents can cause a lot of cancer in Africa and researchers believe they now have a clue to how malaria during pregnancy creates the right conditions for a virus to cause cancer in children. The researchers wanted to explore why the Epstein-Barr virus causes a type of cancer called Burkitt's lymphoma only in some people and not in all infected by the virus.

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  14. Takeda Announces Bold, New Access to Medicines for Sub-Saharan Africa from NairobiRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | World News Report

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced the launch of a bold, new Access to Medicines strategy, aimed at increasing access to its innovative and potentially life-saving medicines for patients with some of the highest unmet medical needs. For decades, the company has provided product, funding and access in many parts of the world, based on regional needs.

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  15. TICADIV will benefit African growth, say President Kenyatta, PM AbeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    President Uhuru Kenyatta and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Friday said that the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development will help bring solutions for the continent's development. The President and the Japanese PM said this today at State House, Nairobi, when they addressed a joint press conference to announce the launch of the TICAD 6 conference, which they both hailed as historic.

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  16. Kenya disbands Olympic body over Rio allegationsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Nairobi, Aug 26 : Kenya has disbanded the country' s National Olympic Committee over claims of mismanagement and financial impropriety during the just concluded Rio Olympic Games. Cabinet Secretary for Sports Hassan Wario on Thursday transferred the responsibilities of the NOCK to Sports Kenya, a government quasi-body that will set up the calendar for elections to the new Olympic body, reports Xinhua.

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  17. Nairobi, Tokyo Hold Talks To Enhance Japanese Investments In KenyaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Kenyan government is in talks with the Japanese government to help boost Japanese investment in the agriculture sector to improve food security in this country, says Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture Willy Bett. Despite major investment in the sector, food security remains a challenge to many households in Kenya, Bett said during a pre-TICAD forum on agriculture here Thursday.

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  18. Kenyan Bank Stocks Plunge Second Day After President Caps Rates 20 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Shares of Kenyan banks plummeted for a second day in thin trading after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed off on a law limiting interest charges on loans. KCB Group Ltd., Kenya's largest bank by assets, tumbled 10 percent, the most any security is allowed to fall in a session, to 27 shillings.

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  19. TICAD-VI opens in Kenya: Africa and Japan emphasize the Need for a Strengthened PartnershipRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | World News Report

    Preparation for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development began today with a Senior Official's Meeting at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. This is the first time since its inception in 1993 that TICAD is being held in Africa and the TICAD VI Summit demonstrates the continent's ownership of the TICAD process.

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  20. Port Bell set for major revamp in 108 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    If you happen to be looking for scrapyard around town, do not look further than Port Bell in Luzira, Kampala. The pier located at the tip of the peninsular jutting into Lake Victoria, about 12kms southeast of the central business district, had once upon a time carved a niche for handling both passenger and cargo traffic destined for and from nearby ports, Kisumu in Kenya, Musoma and Mwanza in Tanzania, currently passes not only as dead ferries' dockyard but also a ghost territory-with everything seemingly deserted-save for the small private vessels that slosh around.

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