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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”
Egyptian hockey team must beat Ghana after losing to South Africa to advance to world cup finals
An eleven year-old invents a device to save his family’s cattle from lions
By Akbar Ahmed Washington, DC – The outrageous killings at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya and the All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan last month once again prompted legitimate questions about what can be done to stop terrorist violence. While many commentators instinctively pointed to an Islamic motif in the attacks, the perpetrators …
Several foreign fighters, including Somalis with dual nationalities, are members of the Shebab force.
President Mohamed Morsi meets with the heads of state of Sudan, South Sudan, and Kenya in Addis Ababa
Constitutional expert: Constitutionally, Qandil doesn’t have the right to call for amending the constitution unless he is advised to do so by the president
Voters standing for hours in snaking lines several hundreds of metres (yards) long and several people thick crowded peacefully outside polling stations to take part in one of the most complex elections Kenya has ever held.
Ten cases have been successfully solved, with four companies still with unresolved issues
The March polls are the first since deadly post-election violence in 2007-2008
Kenya has suffered a wave of grenade and gun attacks, often blamed on Al Shabab sympathisers
almost a year after Kenya sent troops to rout them, Al-Shebab fighters retreat to the port city of Kismayo
Final appeal to European Court of Human Rights fails
Latest result of vicious inter-tribal warfare
AMISOM disrupts delivery of recruits and logistics on Somalian coast
Death toll expected to rise if violence continues
Mombasa’s Muslims protesting the killing of Aboud Rogo Mohammed, amid continuous riots
Peace negotiations held, following Kenya’s ethnic massacre
Nairobi (AFP) – Eight Ugandan servicemen walked away from their helicopter after it crashed in Kenya en route to war-torn Somalia while two soldiers were confirmed dead in another crash, officials said Tuesday. Theirs were among three Russian-made Mi-24 combat helicopters that went down Sunday in a remote mountainous region of Kenya. One was found …
A bomb exploded inside of the Dadaab refugee camp, injuring six people, as the African Union Mission in Somalia plans a counteroffensive against militants inside of Somalia
Kenya cancels oil deal with Iran after threat of sanctions for doing business with the nation
By Kennedy Kachwanya Whenever I think of the youth issues, I remember: “Our youth are not failing the system; the system is failing our youth. Ironically, the very youth who are being treated the worst are the young people who are going to lead us out of this nightmare.” – Rachel Jackson. The youth are talented …