Kenya’s travel industry is starting to recover

Kenya‘s travel industry has shown positive development for travelers this year. The country has seen a slight improvement in both outbound and inbound search demand, according to the Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA). Amadeus Search and Agency’s outlook shows growing demand for entries into Kenya from the US, which …

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Implement the gender principle, women tell the districts

The women leaders agreed to push for partnerships that promote equality. [File, Standard] Women’s groups want the national government and counties to commit to full implementation of gender-based violence (GBV) laws. Yesterday, 20 coastal women’s groups advocated district governments to set up gender-based violence restoration centers to assist the victims. …

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Kenya as a nation-state founded on cultural diversity »Capital News

The Kenyan Constitution of 2010 recognizes culture as the foundation of the nation and as the cumulative civilization of the Kenyan people and nation. Article 11 reaffirms the value of culture and heritage in the governance architecture. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines culture as “the common beliefs, social norms, and material …

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Peter Njoroges shooting skills bring him the IDPA Tier 1 victory in Mombasa, Ndung’u unbeaten: The standard sport

Sammy Onyango shoots to hit the target during the International Defense Pistol Association – Kenya Championship in Bamburi, Mombasa. He represents Internet contact point in competition. 11/29/2020.[Omondi Onyango,Standard] Senior Safety Officer Peter Njoroge’s perfect goals helped him emerge victorious from the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Tier 1 at the …

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Wildlife and tourism experts concerned

The increasing demand for lion parts in Southeast Asia has fueled poaching in Africa. The advance of animal owners into wildlife parks has so far led to conflicts between nomadic animal owners. This leads to the killing of lions through poisoning, shootings with spears and poisoned arrows. “High cases of …

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Kenya’s GM cassava plant is given the green light

A genetically modified (GM) cassava plant is one step closer to commercial release in Kenya, where it could help farmers overcome a plant-damaging viral disease. If approved, the Kenyan scientists who developed it will make the seeds available to smallholders free of charge. An important plant: Cassava, also called yuca, …

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Kenya: Modern Coast Resume Passenger Services

The modern coastal bus company will resume normal operations today after shutting down its passenger fleets due to unfavorable Covid-19 protocols issued by the government last year The transport company has announced that it will fully resume its passenger traffic as it wants to recover in the transport business. “We …

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Moses Kuria clarifies relationship with Ruto after PG Saga

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has straightened out his relationship with Vice President William Ruto after widespread speculation that the two were on the verge of splitting. In a speech at Kinamba Commercial Center in Laikipia County Ng’arua Division on Sunday August 8th, lawmakers downplayed its decision to skip a …

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Kenya postpones affordable housing project in Kisumu to September

The Kenyan government has postponed the construction of affordable housing in Kisumu County until September. District Director of Housing Fredericks Onyango has blamed the delays on delayed funding. The Kisumu District Government, in collaboration with the national government and other stakeholders, began developing 3,000 affordable housing units in the district …

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Kenya’s government does not allow Matatus to carry full capacity

Matatu’s bus depot in central Thika, Kenya (Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images) The Kenyan Ministry of Transport has announced the resumption of full capacity passengers in the Matatu sector from Monday August 9th. The Kenyan Ministry of Transport’s chief administrative secretary, Christopher Obure, announces the resumption of …

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Mount Kenya – World Atlas

The second highest mountain in Africa after Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya‘s highest peak, the Bation, rises to a height of 17,057 ft. The mountain, which is an extinct volcano, is located in central Kenya, 150 km northeast of the country’s capital , Nairobi. The snow-capped mountain is also surprisingly close …

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Kenya: Sh600m Mombasa footbridge, others largely unused

Millions of shillings spent building pedestrian bridges in Mombasa County may be wasted because they go unused. Local residents deliberately avoid using the four pedestrian bridges in Changamwe, Shimanzi, Buxton and Kongowea, which were built by the national government and the county. Instead, they risk their lives crossing busy roads. …

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Traffic delays in Mombasa experience traffic delays

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has announced a planned traffic obstruction on a section of Mombasa Road. Through a notice shared on social media on Friday August 6th. According to KURA, the disruption will begin on Monday, August 9, at a date that has not yet been specified when …

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Kenya: Uhuru and Raila meet in the coalition plan

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM chief Raila Odinga were due to hold talks on Wednesday evening shortly after the former prime minister was briefed on their proposed coalition by the head of state’s allies. Mr. Odinga met Anniversary Secretary General Raphael Tuju and Vice Chairman David Murathe to discuss the …

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Brookings Register | From Kenya to Brookings

BROOKINGS – Need a taxi to take you from Brookings to Sioux Falls Regional Airport? Dial 605-690-8173. You can reach Simon Nguru, owner, manager and operator of Brookings Taxi. This phone number will also connect you to the owner of the 254 Gift Shop at 224 Main Ave. in downtown …

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Build a prosperity alliance among black women

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit E-mail To press Photo by Ashley Lauren Kenya McKnight-Ahad The building at 1200 West Broadway Avenue in North Minneapolis that was known for the Breaking Bread restaurant is now owned by Black. Kenya McKnight-Ahad, President and CEO of the Black Women’s Wealth Alliance (BWWA), recently purchased …

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Stima, Modern Coast Set for Mombasa Derby Clash c

Coast Stima head coach Hussein Madaga said they will use their win against the Kenyan police as motivation ahead of the Mombasa derby in the National Super League (NSL) game against their rival Modern Coast Rangers at the Mbaraki grounds on Saturday. Stima, who lost five games in a row, …

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Kenya: Italians admits car theft in Nairobi

An Italian national who was reported to have tricked a Nairobi taxi driver into leaving his car unattended before speeding into Mombasa was given a reprieve after the owner of the car pardoned him. Maurizio Monticelli pleaded guilty to theft of a motor vehicle in the Kibera courts, but the …

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EDITORIAL: EX-LIBERIAN LEADER NOTE THE ADVANTAGES OF AFCFTA

From The Citizen Reporter Almost immediately after the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was operationalized on January 1, 2021, it is reported that the retired Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is “aiming for a larger African market”. Conceived at the 18th ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Heads of …

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Strategies Kenya needs to strengthen entrepreneurship

Personal finance Strategies Kenya needs to strengthen entrepreneurship Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Participants will follow the proceedings during the Central Region Intellectual Property Awareness Workshop for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises at Dedan Kimathi University in Nyeri on October 29, 2018. FILE PHOTO | FI NMG FROM ENOS TOOMore from …

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Kenya sees 323 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Kenya has registered 323 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours from a sample size of 3,676 cases tested, giving a positivity rate of 8.8%. In a statement released on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said the total number of confirmed positive cases is now 192,758 and the cumulative …

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New power line a game changer for the lake region

KETRACO’s chairman, Captain Joe Mutambu, is leading a team of engineers inspecting construction in the Kibos area of ​​the Olkaria-Lessos-Kisumu transmission line project [Kepher Otieno, Standard] The Lake Victoria Regional Economic Block (LREB) has enormous potential for accelerated industrialization and economic growth. To make this dream a reality, a new …

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Nigeria separatist snatched from Kenya: lawyers

A Nigerian separatist leader arrested last month and brought back to his country to stand trial has been illegally detained in Kenya and is in need of medical attention, his wife and lawyers said. The banned movement of Nnamdi Kanu, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) campaigning for a separate …

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Climate change threatens Kenya’s tea industry

Ten-nine-eight-seven-six …… .We were almost there. It wasn’t a countdown to a specific point in time, but to a goal. Or more precisely a degree of latitude. Soon we were at 0.0’0 ”according to GPS on my cell phone. We were at the equator. We came because I wanted to …

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EPRA invites you to take a look at its energy regulations for 2021 |

Image credit: 123rf The Energy and Regulatory Petroleum Authority (EPRA) developed the Energy Regulation 2021 and is now inviting industry stakeholders to the proposed regulations. The process will help stimulate investment in mini-grids in the country to increase electrification in underserved areas away from the main grid. The authority announced …

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Young people in Kenya get a kick from kung fu

NAIROBI - With feet apart and knees bent, Benson Kuria raises his clawed hands as he prepares to pull a kite. He practices Chinese martial arts in the Kiambu community hall about 16 kilometers east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The part-time teacher trains on the weekends with other kung …

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CS Fred Matiang’i Ministry named best achievement by KRA

The Kenyan tax authorities awarded the Ministry of the Interior with the highest taxpayer award in the public sector on Wednesday, July 14th. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i described the move as a “nationwide” approach, with the minister also recognizing the work of his juniors. The Ministry of Interior and …

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Kenya: Kisii’s chairman Evans Mamboleo dies

Kisii County Public Service Chairman Evans Mamboleo died Tuesday while being treated at a private hospital in Mombasa. Mamboleo and other county government officials traveled to Mombasa for training last week. His colleagues said he died Tuesday morning after complaining of chest pain. Kisii Governor James Ongwae called for prayer …

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Taxes harm Kenya’s poultry industry

Columnists Taxes harm Kenya’s poultry industry Wednesday July 14, 2021 A trader at the Oile Market in Kisumu. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY JENNY LUESBYMore from this author Summary With the Kenyan poultry industry on its knees, the government has now responded by banning Ugandan imports. Of course, we will …

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Swiss ‘Crypto Nation’ supports African blockchain ambitions

Sub-Saharan Africa is a key region for Swiss foreign policyexternal link and digitization will play a major role in this. To this end, “Crypto Nation” Switzerland is campaigning for a public-private partnership to find blockchain solutions for some of the continent’s challenges. This content was published on July 13, 2021 …

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Ukur Yatani Treasury Department is Kenya’s premier ministry amid deteriorating debt and exorbitant taxation Kenya News

The Treasury outperformed the other 20 ministries in a performance report released by the Public Service Performance Management and Monitoring Unit (PSPMMU). The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries was rated the worst of the 21 ministries However, no ministry or foreign ministry performed above average; the National Treasury only …

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G20 announces tax cut and warns of virus variants virus

By David Lawder, Leigh Thomas (Corrects the spelling of the World Health Organization in the 19th paragraph) FILE PHOTO: Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko’s 120-meter-long mega-yacht “A” is moored on April 18, 2012 at a pier against the “Reflections at Keppel Bay” condominium in Singapore. REUTERS / Tim Chong / VENICE, …

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Troys Felmas Koranga plays for the Kenyan national team

TROY, Ala. (WSFA) – A Troy trojan hits the national stage. Troy women’s basketball striker Felmas Koranga will play for the Kenyan national team in the 27th next week, according to Troy Athletics. “I love my country and playing for the national team was something I was looking forward to,” …

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Fuel increased 58 percent last year as demand increased

From The Citizen Reporter By Stephano Simbeye Dar es Salaam. Fuel prices have risen 58 percent in the past 12 months due to increasing global demand and rising local taxes and duties. Dar es Salaam motorists are currently paying Sh2,405 per liter of gasoline, up from Sh1,520 last June, data …

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Tourism boosts economic growth on Wasini Island

Wasini Island, 75 km from Mombasa, is home to the Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park and the reserve, which was established to protect the picturesque islands and special habitats of a wide variety of endemic marine animals and breeding migratory birds. The marine park, which is managed and protected by the …

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Kenya: “Vaccine Apartheid Could Affect Covishield Admission”

Denying people vaccinated with Covishield the opportunity to travel to certain countries undermines trust in life-saving vaccines, the Kenyan government says, while responding to complaints from travelers that many EU members tested both negative and have refused proof of full vaccination. Kenya‘s Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe warned that suspicion …

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Bank branches show wealthy, poor counties

economy Bank branches show rich, poor districts Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 Central Bank of Kenya. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY TIMOTHY ODINGAMore from this author Summary Data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows that the three counties have 794 branches, or 53 percent of Kenya’s 1,502 bank branches. …

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