Latest in Tag: Kenya Highlight
Latest in Tag: Kenya
UNEP Kenya representative demands an apology from Egypt over alleged misconduct
A report by Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC) has revealed that graft was permeating all levels of society. It states that Kenyans even offer bribes for public services such as death certificates.
Egyptian women’s national volleyball team defeated the Kenyan national team in the semi-final of the African Volleyball Championship
An integrated plan is needed to fight terrorism worldwide: Shoukry
A suspicious device has prompted a French airliner carrying 473 people to make an emergency landing in Kenya. Passengers and crew were safely evacuated from the Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris. Kenyan police said the Boeing 777 was safely evacuated on Sunday after landing at Mombasa’s international airport. The device found in a …
Four politicians have been arrested after claiming that mass graves had been found in northern Kenya. The claims were later retracted but the four now face possible charges for inciting violence.
Chamber of Printing Industries decides to sue EgyptAir for $5m in compensation
Marketing companies to join January event, aiming to sell Egyptian chemicals
“If I were planning a vacation, Egypt would not be on my list,” says Nigerian journalist
Pope Francis has arrived in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. The pope came with a clear message to Kenya’s leaders: Fight corruption and poverty. From Nairobi, Daniel Pelz reports
Pope Francis is embarking on his first visit to Africa. In the three countries on his itinerary, he is expected to address the challenge of harmonizing relations between Christians and Muslims. Pope Francis is beginning a tour of three African countries, Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Repubublic. DW spoke to Hassan Ole Nado, Deputy …
Finance is for first phase of initial feasibility studies needed to establish shipping line connecting Mediterranean Sea and Lake Victoria
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has come in first place at the Berlin marathon with just over a minute above the world record. Kenyans have taken the top prize in the German capital every year since 2010. Competing in the 42nd BMW Berlin Marathon, Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s marathon with a best unofficial time …
Kenya Airways, the East African nation’s national carrier, ran into severe head winds last week reporting a record loss. The finance minister now says the airline may need a half a billion dollar bailout. Kenya Airways said its pre-tax loss had grown from 4.86 billion Kenyan shillings ($48 million) to 29.71 billion shillings ($293 million) …
Imports from Nile Basin decrease 71.7% in February 2015, compared to same period last year
Terror attack by radical Islamist Al-Shabab militia on Thursday in Kenya sparks all-round condemnation
Ministerial meeting dealt with possible increase in Kenyan exports to Egypt, especially in products such as tea, fresh meat, live cattle
President seeks fostering bilateral relations with different countries
By Dr César Chelala Female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely practiced in 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East. More than 125 million women have been subjected to different forms of genital mutilation across Africa and in areas of western and southern Asia, and 2 million women undergo the procedure annually. …
Both attacks have left dozens dead
AFP – At least 15 people have been killed in a new attack near Kenya’s coast, officials said Tuesday, just 24 hours after Somalia’s Shebab rebels massacred close to 50 people in the same area. The Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group said its fighters carried out the latest attack on a village, and that its commando unit …
Fibre-optics could leap-frog Africa into the future
Reuters – Kenya’s TransCentury said on Tuesday that it has sold its 34% stake in Rift Valley Railways (RVR) to Egyptian private equity firm Citadel Capital. Citadel said it bought the shares for $37.8m, raising its stake to 85%. Uganda’s Bomi Holdings owns the rest. RVR, operator of the sole rail line linking Kenya’s Indian …
Mustapha Bouyahbaren, Rachid Benomari and Mohamed Said had been serving a one-year jail sentence in Kenya, after being found guilty in July 2013 of illegally entering the country.
Kenyan and Tanzanian ports are the “primary gateway” for ivory smuggled to Asia, where demand is fuelled by increasingly affluent markets, especially in China, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) warns.
The beach is full of Kenyans, but few foreigners.
AFP- Scores of supporters of Al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt demonstrated on Tuesday in Kenya, the base of one of the detained reporters. “Being a journalist is not a crime,” the crowd of around a 100 shouted outside the Egyptian embassy in Nairobi, in a peaceful protest watched over by armed police. The detained journalists, …
The detained journalists, who have been locked up for more than a month, include Peter Greste, an award-winning Australian reporter who previously worked for the BBC and who lives in the Kenyan capital.
The IMF chief dined with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday evening in the coastal city of Mombasa.
South African team says it was “a tough challenge”