Why Kenya Can’t Afford 22 Economic Disruption to Polls

Ideas & debate Why Kenya Can’t Afford 22 Economic Disruption to Polls Wednesday, September 29, 2021 BY GEORGE WACHIRAMore from this author summary The past elections have disappointed many mainly because of the socio-economic disruptions they cause, particularly for businesses and investments. They disrupt critical focus on national development, discourage …

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Two Mombasa officials risk losing jobs for disregarding the court

Counties Two Mombasa officials risk losing jobs for disregarding the court Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Judge Eric Ogola. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY PHILIP MUYANGAMore from this author summary Two high-ranking officials in the Mombasa district government risk losing their public offices for persistent disregard for the court. Judge Eric …

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Kenya wears elephant collars to respond to threats in real time

from Crispin Adriaanse 2h ago Share this article: shareTweetshareshareshareE-mailshare Cape Town – Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) put a collar on elephants on Tuesday so that rangers can react to threats in real time. A team of KWS scientists and rangers carried out the operation in Shimba Hills National Reserve, where …

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SAA and Kenya Airways Sign Pan-African Cooperation Pact | news

Kenya Airways and South African Airways have signed a preliminary cooperation agreement with a longer-term perspective to set up a pan-African airline group. The two African airlines signed the memorandum in Johannesburg today, which they hope will support the operators’ recovery from Covid, but also longer-term cooperation plans. Thomas Kgokolo, …

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The committee keeps the CBR at 7.00pc

BANKI CENTRAL KUU YA BANK OF KENYA KENYA Haile Selassie Avenue P.O. Box 60000-00200 Nairobi, Kenya Telephone: 2861003/24 Fax: 2716556 P.RESS R.COME ON mINDIVIDUALLY P.OLICY C.OMITTEE mEETING The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on September 28, 2021 amid the ongoing global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the continued roll-out of vaccination programs, …

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KQ, SA Airways plans to co-found the Pan-African Airline Group

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 28 – Kenya Airways and the South African airlines have signed a strategic cooperation partnership with the ultimate goal of jointly establishing a pan-African airline group. The collaboration aims, among other things, to cope with the significant decline in the history of the African aviation market, which …

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In pictures: On a mission to save Kenya’s northern white rhinos

When the northern white rhinos Najin, Fatu, Suni and Sudan were brought to Kenya‘s Ol Pejeta Conservancy in 2009, there was hope that returning to their natural habitat could help them regain their zest for life and encourage reproduction. Little went according to plan. The four imported rhinos mated, but …

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Bad charcoal production techniques fuel tree felling in Kenya

Prosopis charcoal in Kibera, Nairobi – Kenya. CIFOR / Axel Fassio The use of inefficient charcoal production methods is accelerating the felling of trees in Kenya by charcoal producers as it remains an important source of energy in the country. A new study by scientists from the Center for International …

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A week until the wait is over

Updates to the world economy Subscribe to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about global economic news. This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Register here to receive the newsletter straight to your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working …

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Book of Legends Signed Reveals: The Standard Sport

World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and retired athlete Kipchoge Keino presented a book for legendary athletes in Eldoret yesterday. The book was signed by 160 athletes on September 25, 2021, 1960 September 25, 2021 [Peter Ochieng, Standard] When Ian Keino, the son of Kenya‘s legendary athlete Kipchoge Keino, remembered …

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Kenya censors gay documentaries, calling them blasphemous

September 25 (THEWILL) – Kenya has banned a documentary film about a gay Kenyan’s struggle to be accepted by his family and his country. The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) announced on Thursday a ban on the exhibition, distribution, possession or broadcast of “I am Samuel”. “We knew it was …

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Kenya Railway Completes Refurbishment Works – Kenya News Agency

The Kenya Rail Corporation (KRC) has announced the completion of the renovation work on the 24-kilometer old railway line between the Naivasha Inland Container Depot and the existing Longonot train station at a total cost of Sh3.5 billion. Kenya Railways Managing Director Philip Mainga (hand raised) explains to the members …

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Kenya: 89 Kenyans die of “cardiac arrest” in Saudi Arabia

Eighty-nine Kenyans, most of them domestic workers, have died in the past two years in Saudi Arabia, where authorities have reported the cause of death as “cardiac arrest”. A report presented to the National Assembly by Foreign Minister Kamau Macharia adds a new dimension to the abuse cases of Kenyans …

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Kenya: MPs urge the dissolution of the Kenyan Power Board

MPs are now pushing for Kenya Power’s board members to be sent home over procurement battles with management as problems at the country’s only electricity distributor mount. Members of the National Assembly’s Energy Committee accused the Kenyan Power Board, headed by Chair Vivienne Yeda, of rejecting parliamentary summons to explain …

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Kenya is now open to Indian travelers

Indians can now experience many adventures in Kenya as the Kenya Tourism Board announced that the country has reopened its borders to Indian travelers. Kenya was closed to tourism for a while during a second wave of coronavirus. According to the Kenyan Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), flights from India to …

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Companies benefit when they invest in sports and games

King Kyree from the USA (left), Ferdinand Omanyala (center) and Trayvon Brommel from the USA fight in the 100 meter final during the Kip Keino Classic-World Athletics Continental Tour 2021 at Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi, on September 18, 2021. [Stafford Ondego, Standard] Last weekend one of the most exciting global athletics …

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Kenya: Royal Nairobi hosts KPA golf tournament

The Nairobi edition of the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) corporate golf tournament will take place on the par 72 of the Royal Nairobi Golf Club course on Friday. After two other events held at Machakos and Nyahururu Sports Club, the Friday event usually alternates between some Nairobi golf clubs, the …

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Kenya reopens borders for Indian travelers

The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) said Thursday the African nation had reopened its borders to Indian travelers who were briefly closed due to the second wave of Covid-19. The temporary ban on passenger flights from India has been lifted after a brief suspension since May this year due to the …

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KANU will be nominating presidential candidates next Thursday

KANU chairman Gideon Moi. [File, Standard] The leadership of the Kenyan African National Union (KANU) has announced that it will run a candidate for the presidency in the upcoming parliamentary elections. At a meeting with delegates in Mombasa on Thursday, September 23, the party’s general secretary Nick Salat said they …

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Kenya’s President outlines his UN priorities

The latest from the UN General Assembly: ___ UNITED NATIONS – With Kenya taking over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council next month, the country’s president outlined its priorities. Uhuru Kenyatta said in a taped address to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that he believes multilateral systems …

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Hotel owners fail to stop levies in Mombasa

Counties Hotel owners fail to stop levies in Mombasa Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Judge Eric Ogola. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY PHILIP MUYANGAMore from this author summary Judge Eric Ogola, who was on the Mombasa High Court, ruled that the petition was unfounded. He indicated that the petitioners wanted the …

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KENYA MOORES “DWTS” DRESS MATCHES YOUR DAUGHTER’S CLOTHES

Kenya Moore debuted on Dance with the stars (DWTS) on Monday (September 20) with her daughter Brooklyn Daly in her cheer section. the Real Atlanta housewives (RHOA) star shared an honest portrayal of her daughter wearing a dress that went with her mother’s clothes on her debut day. “@Thebrooklyndaly couldn’t …

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Cuba promises Kenya further support in research and pharmacy

Kenya and Cuba have committed to improving bilateral relations in research, vaccines and pharmaceuticals in order to implement further reforms in the health sector. In a meeting with Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Tuesday, Ernesto Gómez Díaz, the outgoing Cuban ambassador to Kenya, said his country was committed to …

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Kenya, UK, in talks about Covid-19 vaccine certificates

business Kenya, UK, in talks about Covid-19 vaccine certificates Wednesday, September 22, 2021 BY BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author summary The UK is working with Kenya to approve the Covid-19 vaccine certificate issued by Kenyan officials. There were fears that new UK travel rules would not allow Kenyans to enter …

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German citizen arrested in Kenya for terrorist links

A German citizen has been arrested in Kenya on charges of financing terrorist activities. Hans-Dieter Wilhelm Schwing, the main suspect of an alleged threat of terrorism in Mombasa, was arrested by the anti-terror police in the coastal city on Monday and brought to court on Tuesday. His arrest came after …

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MPs should protect Kenyans from high fuel prices

A car fuel at the Rubis gas station along Gitanga Road in Lavington, Nairobi [Boniface Okendo, Standard] Parliament resumed its sessions yesterday amid public outcry over the recent rise in fuel prices. Kenyans are still struggling with the effects of Covid-19. The last thing they want is disruption that drives …

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When a few beers later the truck driver forgot his human load

Some of the 60 Ethiopians arrested Friday and Saturday appear before Makindu courts in Makueni. [Standard] At around 9 a.m. on Friday last week, commercial truck driver Martin Ndunda parked his truck in the Daraja Mbili market and drove to his favorite bar. Daraja Mbili is a developing commercial center …

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Raila’s great march to the State House begins

ODM party leader Raila Odinga (center) with governors Ali Hassan Joho of Mombasa (right) and Samuel Dhadho Godhana of Tana River during the party’s delegates’ meeting in Wildwaters in Mombasa. [Omondi Onyango, Standard] ODM leader Raila Odinga’s tour of the coastal region last weekend signaled to his political rivals that …

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Fake drinks are being cracked down on in Kwale – Kenya news agency

Kwale County Commissioner (CC) Gideon Nyandiricha Oyagi has directed security agencies to severely combat the sale and consumption of substandard and counterfeit beverages in the area. Oyagi expressed concern about the growing threat of substandard and counterfeit alcoholic beverages. The administrator spoke about eliminating substandard and counterfeit beverages during the …

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Kenya Ports Authority honors port users

Mombasa: September 20, 2021: The Kenya Ports Authority held their second East Africa Maritime Awards EAMA 2020 on September 17, 2021 in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa to recognize the industry’s outstanding practices for excellence, sustainability, training, technology, initiative, personality and leadership from the East Africa region . The 77 …

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KPA honors Kenya’s number 1 exporter

77 participants from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and the DR Congo from the East African region took part in the awards. Kenya-based Del Monte Foods, Inc. was named the country’s Exporter of the Year. Bollore Transports & Logistics of the Siginon Group won the Best Cargo Transporter and the Best …

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Boom for Tanzanian petrol stations near the Kenyan border

Tanzania gas stations near the Kenyan border increased their fuel prices after increasing demand from Kenyan motorists. Kenyan motorists and drivers have traveled to Tanzania across the border with Sirare to buy fuel at a cheaper price after fuel prices rose sharply by the Energy and Petroleum Regulation Authority (EPRA). …

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Dubai Chamber continues to expand economic ties between the United Arab Emirates and Africa – OpEd – Eurasia Review

The United Arab Emirates have launched the 6th edition of the Global Business Forum Africa (GBF Africa), which aims to expand and strengthen the diverse business with Africa. With its world-class airline Emirates, the airline network will facilitate participation in the forum for African executives and business leaders. Under the …

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Republic of Dominica Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands Gay Programs Kisumu KSLR Nairobi Sammy Kisumu Gay had und Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Fiji Finland France Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Queretaro de Maas …

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Kenya’s port of Lamu receives cargo

The aerial photo from May 16, 2021 shows an overview of the first berth at Lamu Port in Kenya. / Cui Weibao / Xinhua The Chinese newly built port of Lamu on the Kenyan coast has received the largest transshipment cargo for the Tanzania port of Zanzibar, a government official …

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Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is dead

His death comes two years after he resigned under pressure from mass protests and the army. Bouteflika, a veteran of the Algerian War of Independence, had ruled the North African country for two decades before resigning in April 2019 after street demonstrations rejected his plan to seek a fifth term. …

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We should not give up the offer to restore Kenya’s forest cover

A lumberjack uses a chainsaw to harvest wood from a full-grown tree in Kabaru Forest, which covers 13,349 hectares. [Mose Sammy, Standard] While global warming remains a major challenge, extreme weather events such as devastating floods and severe droughts have increased the incidence of food insecurity and livelihood loss in …

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Hapag-Lloyd brings competition to the busy Moroccan port

A Hapag-Lloyd boxship at the brand new Tanger Alliance TC3 terminal in the Tanger Med 2 port complex, January 2021 (file image courtesy of Contship Italia) Published 09/17/2021 3:24 PM by The maritime executive The German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it will set up a permanent operating base …

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Former Switch TV News anchor joins KTN weeks after leaving

Mwasiwa has officially joined the media house on Mombasa Road months after partying with the Kenyan Redcross channel Switch TV. On Thursday, Mwasiwa’s husband Mbaruk Mwalimu, who works as a radio host at Radio Maisha, used social media to welcome his sweetheart to the Standard Media Group family. Ms. Mwasiwa …

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Kenya is relying on TikTok to boost tourism

African tourism authorities are betting that a global youth audience on TikTok and high net worth individuals seeking luxury safaris have something in common – enough interest in African wildlife to reinvigorate tourism. This article was contributed to TechCabal by Conrad Onyango / Vogel Kenya is reaching out to a …

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KLM starts flights Amsterdam-Mombasa Nov

Companies KLM starts flights Amsterdam-Mombasa Nov Friday 17th September 2021 A KLM aircraft lands at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands on April 30, 2014. PHOTO | AFP BY BONFACE OTIENOMore from this author summary Starting November 2nd, the airline will fly twice a week from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to Mombasa …

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CATS Ltd. brings Clear-Com’s DX210 system into the wild

ALAMEDA, California.—Clear-Com has announced that its DX210 Digital Wireless Intercom will be manufactured by Kenya-based CATS Ltd. was used to assist wildlife photographer Jeffrey Wu in producing a one-of-a-kind livestream production of The Great Migration in Africa. Jeffrey Wu was commissioned by the video sharing platforms TikTok and Douyin to …

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Kenya has its full reopening in December [Business Africa]

Kenya‘s economy contracted 0.3% in 2020, according to the Bureau of Statistics. In addition to youth unemployment, Kenya’s economy is disrupted by restrictive measures due to Covid19. With us at Bungoma Dr. Catherine Laura Mamuli, Lecturer at Kibakii, University, Bungoma, Kenya. 83% of the jobs recorded were in the informal …

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Kenya’s iconic wildebeest migration is suffering disruption amid climate change

Kenya. (Photo: Xinhua)” src=”https://www.globaltimes.cn/Portals/0//attachment/2021/2021-09-15/f071d19f-94e9-4b72-8b49-71f5088e2823.jpeg” /> Photo taken on Aug. 30, 2021 shows wildebeest in the Masai Mara National Reserve in southwest Kenya. (Photo: Xinhua) Photo shows brown grassland in the Masai Mara National Reserve in southwestern Kenya, August 30, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua) The sight of brown grasslands that greets visitors …

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Kenya: Learning derailed as hunger keeps children away from schools

The ongoing drought has hit schools hard and hundreds of thousands of students are starving out of classrooms. Although official figures are unavailable, nationwide surveys and interviews with education officials suggest that learning has suffered, particularly in the nomadic communities. Children have been forced to drop out of school as …

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Africa: Mboma, Masilingi and Ta Lou meet at Kip Keino Classic

The Ivorian 100m bronze medalist Marie-Josee Ta Lou from Ivory Coast and the Namibian Olympic 200m silver medalist Chrissitine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi will renew their rivalry over the women’s 200m on September 18 at the Kip Keino Classic in Nairobi. Ta Lou, who finished fifth in the 100 meters …

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UAE seek new trade deal with Kenya

business UAE seek new trade deal with Kenya Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 Nairobi skyline. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY BRIAN NGUGIMore from this author summary The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plan to sign a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Kenya to consolidate its position as a gateway for global trade …

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Standard Group in Support of the Vocational Education and Training Agenda

Attendees listen to Orlando Lyomu, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Group, during the Kenya Association of Technical Training’s Capacity Building Workshop and Annual General Meeting for School Directors, Directors, and Assistant Principals at PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort in Mombasa in September 2021.[Omondi Onyango, Standard] Standard Group’s Chief Executive Officer Orlando …

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I’m not a pushover, Mudavadi warns rivals in the 2022 survey

Musalia Mudavadi, party leader of the Amani National Congress, in the AIPCK Church in Githunguri, Kiambu County.[Edward Kiplimo, Standard] ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi says his 2022 presidential search is unstoppable. The former vice president said he was ready to face other hopes, including deputy president William Ruto and ODM boss …

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The economic impact of tuberculosis mortality in 120 countries and the cost of failing to meet the Sustainable Development Goals tuberculosis goals: a full income analysis

Research in context Evidence prior to this study We searched PubMed for articles published between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2020, using search terms broadly representative of the health and economic effects of tuberculosis, including the effects on and resulting mortality and morbidity economic and welfare losses. We excluded …

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Sport has the power to advance conservation efforts in Kenya

– Advertising – Kenya‘s wildlife is among the richest and most diverse on the African continent. Every year the country’s national parks attract millions of domestic and international tourists. Kenya is not only home to the Big Five of Africa, including lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants and black rhinos, but also …

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Working with the Kenyan government on development innovation is key to fighting poverty, says Nobel Laureate | Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics

Published by Madisson Heinl on 08/31/2021 On a recent visit, Prof. Michael Kremer (second from right) meets with Kenyan officials, including Dr. Sara Ruto (right), Kenya‘s Chief Administrative Secretary of Education, to discuss common priorities for a research-oriented education policy at Jogoo House in Nairobi. (Photo credit: Becker-Friedman-Institut) Economist Michael …

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