Kenya

With Proper Investment In Youth, Kenya’s Potential For Progress Is Unlimited

Kenyan youth at the Kasarani stadium in Kenya's capital Nairobi. PHOTO-Nation mediaBy Ruth Kagia and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 3 2020 (IPS) Africa’s demographic boom has been hailed as its biggest promise for transforming the...
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Larwyn’s Linx: Joe Biden From His Basement Tells Chris Wallace He's ‘not Available’ For...

Send us news tips! GET PURE UNCENSORED NEWS, 24/7, at BadBlue.com.NationStraight Out of Kenya: Malik Obama, Barack’s brother, spent 22 years writing this tell-allJoe Biden From His Basement Tells Chris Wallace He's ‘Not Available’ For...
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Tanzania Bans Kenya Airways As Coronavirus Spat Escalates

Tanzania banned Kenya's national airline from entering the country effective Saturday, in the latest move in a deepening row triggered by Tanzania's controversial handling of the coronavirus pandemic.Tanzania said Kenya Airways flights were being...
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The Week's Best Photojournalism

Cardboard cutouts at a baseball game in San Francisco. | (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remotely attends a meeting in Ottawa. | (REUTERS/Blair Gable) A fashionista at his home in Nairobi, Kenya. | (REUTERS/Thomas...
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Conservationists Hail Arrest Of Notorious Wildlife Trafficker In Kenya

Conservationists are lauding the arrest Wednesday in Kenya of alleged wildlife trafficker Abubakar Mansur Mohammed Surur, who also is wanted in the United States. Kenya authorities, with the help of U.S. officials, arrested Surur in the coastal...

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How A Grassroots Campaign Won $12 Million Taking On A Lead-poisoning Battery Plant In Kenya

On July 16, the 3,000 residents of Owino Uhuru, a low-income neighborhood on the outskirts of Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa were awarded $12 million in damages after winning a class-action lawsuit against a lead-acid battery smelting company...
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Royal Conspiracy: Did Prince Harry & Meghan Lie About When They Got Engaged?

Did you know that even now, a decade after the fact, I still believe Prince William and Duchess Kate lied about their proposal? They claimed that William proposed to Kate on a trip to Kenya, which happened about a month before they announced it in...

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Us-china Spats Rattle World, Prompting Calls For Unity

Antagonisms between the United States and China are rattling governments around the world, prompting a German official to warn of "Cold War 2.0" and Kenya's president to appeal for unity to fight the coronavirus pandemic.Global trade already was...
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Kenya And Nigeria Are Leading Africa’s Push To Start Taxing Silicon Valley’s Global Tech Giants

Internet use across Africa skyrocketed from 2.1% in 2005 to 24% by 2018—the highest growth rate globally.That growth has seen global tech companies from Facebook and Google to Uber and Netflix expand their digital services across the continent,...
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Compensation For Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With Sudan

A settlement to compensate victims of the 1998 attacks in Kenya and Tanzania would award more money to American embassy employees than the Africans.
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Kenya's Indigenous Complain Of Forceful Eviction From Forests 

The Ogiek and Sengwer ethnic groups in Kenya say authorities have forcefully evicted them from the Mau and Embobut forests, burning hundreds of homes and leaving families homeless in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kenyan government began...

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Kenya Is Doubling Down On Regulating Mobile Loan Apps To Combat Predatory Lending

Digital lending companies operating in Kenya are set up for a shake-up.The country’s central bank is proposing new laws to regulate monthly interest rates levied on loans by digital lenders in a bid to stamp out what it deems predatory practices....
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Kenyan Private School Teachers Face Massive Layoffs 

The Kenya Private School Association (KPSA) is lobbying the government to help sustain their schools and teachers after authorities announced that, because of COVID-19, schools cannot open until January. Kenya's Ministry of Education is supporting...

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How Kenya’s Indigenous Ogiek Are Using Modern Technology To Validate Their Land Rights

72-year-old Ogiek community elder, Cosmas Chemwotei Murunga, inspects one of the trees felled by foreigners in 1976. Ogiek community protests put an end to government approved logging of the indigenous red cedar trees here. Credit: Isaiah...
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The United Nations At 75 Remains The World’s Moral Compass

The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd on display at the UN Visitors’ Plaza. Credit: UN PhotoBy Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 2020 (IPS) “The vision and promise of the...

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Kenya Wildlife Reserves Threatened As Tourists Stay Away

In the majestic plains of the Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists coming to see Kenya's abundant wildlife.

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Alphabet's (googl) Loon Provides Internet In Rural Kenya

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Us, Kenya Officially Launch Trade Talks

The United States and Kenya formally launched negotiations Wednesday on a bilateral trade deal, which the countries hope could be replicated across Africa.“Under President [Donald] Trump’s leadership, we look forward to negotiating and...
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Kenya And Nigeria Are Saving Millions Of Dollars With Local Exchanges To Boost Internet Speeds

Governments in Africa, internet service providers, and even some of the biggest global tech companies, are working towards the same goal to make internet access cheaper and faster.Current evidence suggests there is a long way to go as Africa ranks...
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Google's Loon Launches Service In Kenya

Loon says it's now providing service over a 50,000 square kilometer region to subscribers of Telkom Kenya.
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