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Kenya Vs Djibouti, a tussle for top UN seat

Kenya just bagged a seat as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, but it did not come without a diplomatic tussle from Djibouti who posed a serious challenge.Kenya has just grabbed the UN...
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Finally released, abducted Silvia Romano coming home

'Finally Silvia Romano is free', this the announcement made by Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte who thanked members of the foreign service. Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio also celebrated her rele...
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Kenya's Safaricom has hopes of Ethiopian market

Kenya's Safaricom has hopes of Ethiopian market Kenya's largest mobile phone operator Safaricom has eyes on the Ethiopian market even though there are no official plans yet for the privatisation of E...
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10 most Endangered animals in Africa

With a rise in the human population and increased demand for basic resources such as food, land, and water, the wildlife animal population is being endangered. Add the stubborn poaching dilemma and...
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Kenya legalizes the use of drones

After endless negotiations, consultations and engagement with experts and industry stakeholders, Kenya joined several other African countries that have legalized the use of drones. The legal umbrella...
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The African ventilator dilemna

  The WHO estimates there are less than 2000 ventilators within the 41 countries that have thus far reported cases of COVID-19 in Africa. A UN Economic Commission for Africa report raised a warnin...
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African leaders stand in solidarity with WHO chief

Leaders from the African continent have rallied behind the World Health Organization chief,  who hails from Ethiopia. The spirit of unison was prompted by the recent comments from the United States...
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Kenya Airways flies food to London

  Kenya Airways has recently flown 40 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to London Kenya Airways has recently flown 40 tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables to London in order to boost its fresh...
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A locust crisis in Africa amidst a global pandemic

Despite the shifted media attention from the locust menace, efforts aimed at curbing their invasion are still underway. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO rated this as the wo...
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Coronavirus in Africa: Kenya goes in partial lockdown

President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a lockdown order for travel in and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area in Kenya for the next three weeks untill 17 April.  At the moment, the capital Nairobi seems to...
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Kenyan police use violence to enforce curfew against spread of Covid-19

According to government figures, announced on 31 March, 50 people in Kenya have tested positive for Covid-19, with two deaths. However it is generally believed that there are many more cases. And al...
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Facts about the Great Wildebeest Migration

The annual Wildebeest migration was named one of the “Seven New Wonders of the World”. No other place on earth can you witness such a spectacular assembly of animals going about their cyclic phase of...
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Rare Kenyan white giraffes killed by poachers

The white giraffes were among the rarest animal species to roam the modern-day African plains. Unfortunately, they are no more after their celebrity lives were ended abruptly by the hands of poacher...
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Kenya government urges for calm after new coronavirus cases emerge

The last three days have been a mix of panic, confusion, and misinformation in Kenya. Fears over coronavirus have engulfed the public mood as the authorities try to reassure the country. Kenyans have...
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Best Bars in Nairobi

Nairobi sports a bustling nightlife with plenty to see and do for locals and visitors alike. While there are a large variety of quiet eateries and rowdy nightclubs to choose from, many people prefer t...
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Sustainable Shopping in Nairobi

Kenyans, and especially those living in Nairobi, are becoming increasing aware of the benefits of sustainable living. In fact, 57% of recent respondents in a survey indicated that they prefer to sp...
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Most popular African staple foods

  Africa has over 1.2 billion people derived from thousands of ethnic groups, each with its unique culture and cuisine. Anywhere you stop across the diverse African landscapes, ask for the local del...
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Beautiful hiking trails of Seychelles

In the middle of the island’s rocky patches are some of the best hiking trails you can find anywhere in the world.  The island nation of 95,000 surrounded by the Indian Ocean to the Northeast of Mada...
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Kenya bans donkey slaughterhouses to curb theft

  The Kenyan government announced an unprecedented ban of donkeys in a new directive aimed at curbing theft of the animals. The ban on the slaughter of donkeys has been effected as a stop-gap meas...
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East Africa hit hard by the locust invasion

East African countries are overwhelmed by the sheer size and scale of the swarms of locusts that have devastated farmlands and livelihoods. A locus invasion of such magnitude has not been seen in ge...
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