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1 hr ago | New Scientist
THE Dandora landfill site in eastern Nairobi is a monument to the Kenyan capital's runaway growth; a junk monolith built by the city's 3 million citizens.
5 hrs ago | Voice of America
In Kenya, towns and cities are growing fast. It's estimated at least 100,000 people move per year from their rural homes to the capital Nairobi in search of opportunities.
9 hrs ago | EKathimerini
Everyone who knows her speaks of a kind, low-key woman who only rarely shares her story.
11 hrs ago | Reuters
Tanzania expects tourist numbers to double to 2 million by 2017, the state tourist board said, challenging regional rival Kenya where Islamist attacks have scared away visitors.
Maize prices in parts of Rift Valley have dropped by more than 40 per cent due to flooding by imports from neighbouring countries.
Some of the Kenyans who were forcefully evicted from their homes in Rift Valley during the 2007/2008 post-election violence.
Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face.
Police killed three people trying to steal a truck near a United Nations complex and the nearby U.S. embassy in Nairobi on Wednesday, police said, but staff at both sites said they were continuing with normal business soon afterwards.
GOVERNORS have raised the alarm, saying that services could grind to a halt in the counties because of the delayed disbursement of funds for the current financial year.
How do you stop a lion from attacking your farm animals? If this isn't a problem you encounter often, then you probably weren't aware that bright lights help keep the predatory animals away at night.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MPs last evening voted to compel telecommunications company Safaricom to set aside 30 per cent of a multi-billion shilling security surveillance contract for local firms, even as it emerged that it will cost taxpayers Sh35.9 billion to roll out the project countrywide.
A light passenger plane crashed on Tuesday morning at around 11:00am minutes after take off at Manda Conservation Hotel and Safaris, a private resort in Lamu West.
In this Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 file photo released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan , a United Nations MI-8 helicopter transporting wounded civilians from Bor, the capital of Jonglei state and said to be the scene of fierce clashes between government troops and rebels, arrives at the airport in Juba, South Sudan.
Despite progress in five East African countries and Congo in ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture, human rights abuse is still prevalent as governments are reluctant to draft and implement local laws, human rights experts said Tuesday.
Auditor General Edward Ouko wants provision of sound financial audit reports by all public accountants to be included in their performance contracts.
According to the company, the new product dubbed 'Orient Commercial Insurance', targets to support the rapid growth in the transport sector.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:30 pm
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