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  1. Feature: Kenyan medics root for exclusive breastfeeding to shield women from cancer risksRead the original story

    13 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Kenya's Faith Nyokabi, 25 years old, was last month charged with child neglect after refusing to breastfeed her four months old toddler. The young mother had earlier demanded 100 U.S. dollars from her husband to breast feed the toddler and backed out when her extortionate scheme failed to materialize.

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  2. Pic story: Chinese doctors in traditional Chinese medicine operate clinic in Nairobi, KenyaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Luo Zhanliang practises acupuncture treatment for a local patient at his clinic in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 17, 2018. Luo Zhanliang and his wife Pan Lianxue, both Chinese doctors in traditional Chinese medicine, have been operated a clinic in Nairobi for over 20 years attracting more and more African patients.

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  3. Kofi Annan: A Career of Triumphs and Tribulations in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Kofi Annan has been described as " Africa's foremost son, " as well as " a tall Iroko tree " whose achievement as the first black African to lead the UN is a source of pride to many on the continent. A master mediator who was keen on flying the flag for peace around the world - and was jointly awarded a Nobel Peace Prize with the UN in 2001 for his efforts - Annan brokered a crucial truce in the bloody aftermath of the Kenyan election violence in 2007.

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  4. A deeper look at Kofi Annan and AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New Vision

    At the end of 2006, one month before stepping down as UN Secretary General after 10 years in office, Annan promised never to forget Africa. At the end of 2006, one month before stepping down as UN Secretary General after 10 years in office, Annan promised never to forget Africa.

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  5. Kenyan police arrest 19 Nigerians over cyber fraudRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Kenyan police said on Saturday that they are interrogating 19 Nigerians who were arrested in Nairobi for engaging in electronic fraud targeting Kenyans. The detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations rounded up the suspects in Nairobi's three residential estates.

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  6. US Association Management Company Partners with International...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Talley Management Group, Inc. , and African association professional Jeffers Miruka of Kenya, are jointly launching the African Association Management Company , bringing the association management model to the African Continent." Talley Management Group, Inc. , and African association professional Jeffers Miruka of Kenya, are jointly launching the African Association Management Company , providing associations with global experience, local connections, education and opportunity on the African Continent, while enabling growth for the organizations each company represents.

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  7. Kenyan VP Ruto to jet in for 3-day state visitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The Africa Strategic Leadership Centre is an independent think tank for public-private collaboration. At the core of The Centre is a strong need for understanding the existing binding constraints to Africa's progress and identifying leadership and institutional ingredients necessary to address Africa's growth bottlenecks; harnessing growth opportunities and investing in human capital.

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  8. Kenya:Kenyan Actor Determined to Succeed in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Raymond Karago and his family moved to the United Kingdom when he was only 13. Ten years later, and now established as a filmmaker and actor, he still draws inspiration for his films from his motherland, Kenya. One of his short films, Stand Up, which was screened at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and accepted at the LA Shorts and Burbank Film Festival, tells the story of a young man who was raised in a traditional family and desired to be a comedian.

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  9. Former U.N. chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said. FILE PHOTO: U.N.-Arab League mediator Kofi Annan addresses a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva August 2, 2012.

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  10. In pics: Interim Secretariat of the China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center in KenyaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Joyce Msuya, deputy executive director of the United Nations Environment Program , delivers a speech at the United Nations Office in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, on Aug. 17, 2018. The interim secretariat to manage the China-Africa environmental cooperation center was launched on Friday at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya.

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  11. African athletics needs a marketing driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Africa cannot seem to shake its label as the stepchild of global athletics despite establishing itself as one of the best performing continents in recent years. The continent has made massive strides in recent years, with Kenya leading the way when they topped the medal's table at the 2015 IAAF World Championships.

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  12. 19 Nigerians arrested in Nairobi for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    According to the Standard newspaper of Kenya, the suspects were arrested in Umoja, Kasarani and Roysambu Estates within Nairobi for engaging in electronic fraud targeting Kenyans. Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti said the suspects targeted Kenyans especially through the social media before they embark on lying to them.

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  13. Kenya:Former Ingwe Defender 'Paco' Launches Music Career in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    A majority of Kenyan football fans will recall Jonas Nahimana for his exceptional skills on the pitch and his calm nature off it. At his prime, he bossed the defences for Kenyan Premier League sides AFC Leopards and before that, Sofapaka between 2011 and 2014.

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  14. Demolitions to protect river spark rows in Kenyan capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    NAIROBI: For decades the Nairobi River has been besieged by the construction of buildings teetering perilously over its banks, bringing pollution, blockages and floods to the waterway that runs through the capital. The government is taking bulldozers to the problem, in a demolition campaign begun this month that has levelled shopping malls, a petrol station and a coffee shop in Nairobi, to the horror of businesspeople who insist that official permits prove their buildings are legal.

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  15. UNHCR voluntarily repatriates 81,451 Somali refugees from KenyaRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    The UN refugee agency, UNHCR said on Friday that it has voluntarily repatriated 81,451 Somali refugees from Kenya as at July 31 since the voluntary return exercise began in December 2014. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said in its Monthly Update released in Nairobi that 6,085 of the refugees were returned in 2018, noting that 191 Burundians have also been assisted tor return home this year.

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  16. Interview: Uber to push further into East Africa with services like Chap ChapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Uber the global ride-hailing company, is considering expanding into two other East African countries before the end of 2018, focusing on low cost services like Chap Chap in Kenya, the company said on Friday. A vehicle of Uber operating taxi is seen at a parking lot in Nairobi, Kenya February 12, 2018.

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  17. Kenya chases automatic 2019 Rugby World Cup qualificationRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    Kenya's 15s rugby team coach Ian Snook is just one win away from securing the country's first World Cup appearance when they play Namibia in Windhoek on Saturday. Both teams have amassed four wins in the six-team competition and face off in a must-win clash to see who will qualify directly for the Rugby World Cup in Japan in 2019.

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  18. City Lodge additions fit Africa expansion planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    Andrew Widegger, the chief executive designate at City Lodge, said yesterday that the group's 148-room City Lodge Hotel in Maputo was scheduled to open in October, and the 147-room City Lodge Hotel in Dar es Salaam was expected to open at the end of September. Widegger said the first 104 rooms of the 171-room City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi in Kenya opened early this year, with the remaining 67 rooms on track to open by the end of this month.

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  19. Delta, Kenya Airways to codeshare on Nairobi flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Air Transport World

    Delta Air Lines and Kenya Airways have agreed to a codeshare partnership in which Delta's code will be placed on certain flights to and from the Kenyan national flag carrier's hub at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport . In an agreement announced Aug. 15, Delta's code has been placed on Kenya Airways flights from Amsterdam, Paris, London and Ghana capital Accra to Nairobi.

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  20. Unity State community in Kenya supports Khartoum peace agreementRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | Sudan Tribune

    The Unity State Community Association in Kenya was established in 2010 to organize and mobilize the people of Unity State in Kenya ahead of the historical referendum that brought our country independence to fruition on 9th, July, 2011. Soon after the successful completion of this land mark exercise, we regroup further and decided that this body should be continued to foster peace and collegiality among its members.

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