September 21, 2019

Have you eaten any of these Kenyan snacks today? You should

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Kenya has diverse cuisines and cultures and Kenyans have developed a liking for particular snacks sold in many urban centres especially in Nairobi Source – Breaking News Kenya – Tuko.co.ke They are made in not so hygienic standards but these snacks are loved by everybody. You will see Kenyans in urban centres especially in Nairobi nibbling […]

A Kenyan human rights worker and his journalist shadow

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By Adam Muro From CJR I FIRST MET FRANCIS AUMA, a rapid response officer for the Kenyan NGO Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), in February in one of Kenya’s ubiquitous Java House cafés in Nyali, a few kilometers up the beach from Mombasa on the Indian Ocean coast. He was trailed by a skinny man […]

Kenya seeks Caribbean support in bid for UN Security Council seat

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By PSCU From Daily Nation In Summary The President made the appeal as he pitched for closer cooperation among African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to spur development and economic growth. Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said the meeting between President Kenyatta and the CARICOM leaders opened a new chapter of cooperation between Kenya […]

Nairobi DusitD2 hotel attacked by suspected militants

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From BBC Suspected militants have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, killing a number of people. Gunfire and blasts were heard at the compound in the Westlands district of the Kenyan capital, which houses the DusitD2 hotel as well as offices. The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab said it was behind the attack but gave […]

Help HAART Kenya provide vital support for victims of trafficking

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From Freedom United Police in Kenya are identifying more and more victims of trafficking who urgently need to be provided with support. They are seeing shocking cases of victims trafficked for sex from Nepal, Pakistan and India and forced labor trafficking victims from Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi. Due to lack of adequate government support, these […]

The best countries in Africa for a safari experience

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By Ashyln Molly From Travel Blissful Africa is blessed to be a diverse haven for unforgettable safari experiences. From witnessing the famed Big 5 in South Africa, cruising in mokoros down the complex waterways of the Okavango Delta in Botswana to watching the legendary wildebeest migration in the Maasai Mara, memories will be ingrained in […]

Newspaper journalist assaulted and briefly abducted in Kenya

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From CPJ Nairobi, September 6, 2018–Authorities in Kenya should carry out a thorough investigation and bring to justice those responsible for the September 3 assault and abduction of Daily Nation journalist Barrack Oduor and the death of his source, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Oduor said he was working on a story about […]

meeco solar powered electric bikes

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meeco deploys solar powered electric bikes for Safari camps in Kenya New clean energy solution sun2move developed to foster green mobility The Swiss-headquartered clean energy provider The meeco Group is currently developing intelligent trybrid solar mini-grids for several Safari Camps in Kenya. As African remote hotels and lodges often depend on cost-extensive diesel generators, solar […]

Destinations of the week

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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 5 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

The View from Europe: The new masters of the universe

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By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now It is far from easy to separate fact from fiction when it comes to recent allegations about the effect that big data may have had on Caribbean democracy. This is because it is difficult to determine whether the harvesting and use of personal information by Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate […]