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September 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

NEW YORK Kenya will host the first Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) to be held on African soil. The conference, which will be hosted by Kenya in 2016, will be used to strengthen...

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September 3, 2015 - 0 Comments

NEW YORK Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners ordered by Kenya Airways (KQ) have been put in storage in the United States due to a political battle in Washington that has killed financing for the deal. The...

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July 30, 2015 - 0 Comments

Kenya Airways has reported a record Sh25.7 billion loss after tax attributable to competition from Middle East carriers and high operating costs. The airline also blamed travel advisories that led to a slump in the...

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July 18, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 18 – Kenya’s Westgate shopping mall reopened for business on Saturday, almost two years after Somali Islamists stormed in and massacred 67 shoppers and staff in four days of carnage. The complex,...

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July 18, 2015 - 0 Comments

A local real estate investment firms has moved to tap the Kenyan diaspora in the US. Cytonn Investments Management Friday announced the establishment of its US based affiliate company to deliver real estate solutions to Kenyans...

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July 11, 2015 - 0 Comments

It is a question that has been running through the minds of most Kenyans who use mobile money services: What happens to the money held in an account of a loved who has passed on?...

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June 30, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE NEW YORK, United States, Jun 30 – Facebook announced Monday it had opened its first African office in Johannesburg as part of its efforts “to help people and businesses connect” on the...

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June 24, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 – The Kiambu County Government has launched a portal where residents will be able to log in and request for services. In his address during a special sitting of the County...

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June 24, 2015 - 0 Comments

Belgian airline Brussels Airlines will stop its flights to Nairobi beginning October 24, following what it attributed to a change in strategy. “Brussels Airlines would like to inform you that, due to a new strategy...

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June 11, 2015 - 0 Comments

A businessman in Meru is seeking an audience with President Uhuru Kenyatta to ask to be allowed to grow Miraa (khat) at State House, Nairobi. Thirty seven year-old Rajesh Hirani says he is not seeking publicity...

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May 8, 2015 - 0 Comments

Safaricom on Friday launched its own brand of free-to-air decoders. The company is confident that based on its 3G and 4G service, the decoders will deliver better quality content than what is currently on the...

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May 7, 2015 - 0 Comments

Families travelling from Nairobi aboard British Airways will not be charged for infants and will have their 2-12 year-olds discounted. The airline announced the move to celebrate the birth of Prince William’s second born, Princess...

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April 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

 Kenya’s Safaricom has partnered with mobile phone service provider MTN in a new venture that will enable its 19.5 million M-Pesa users to send and receive money from 19 African countries and beyond. This follows...

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April 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

Safaricom plans to completely shut down its popular money transfer service for about half a day this weekend for testing as it completes “the journey to bring M-Pesa home” — a reference to moving its...

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April 13, 2015 - 0 Comments

More than 2,000 containers which have overstayed at the Mombasa port are set to be auctioned after the storage charge waiver given to importers expires Tuesday. On February 14, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) announced that...

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April 11, 2015 - 0 Comments

Long-awaited direct flights from Kenya to the United States of America could take off by August. Kenya Civil Aviation (KCAA) acting director general Joseph Chebungei on Tuesday said the final technical audit by American regulators...

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April 10, 2015 - 0 Comments

By AFP Aid agencies warned on Friday that Kenya’s shutting down of money transfer services to Somalia over suspected links to Al-Shabaab will hit the poorest hardest and jeopordise their operations. Kenya on Wednesday froze...

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March 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

By CHRIS WAMALWA PHILADELPHIA, PA The phone call came as Julius Maina (last name changed to protect family privacy) was driving home late after a two-shift, 16-hour day. He didn’t answer at first because he...

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