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New coconut variety springs hope for farmers.

First consignment of 6,000 seeds from India has been shipped to Kenya

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Pictures of the week 18 to 24 November 2017: Seven days of the world's best photojournalism.

The week's best news and sports photos, from Robert Mugabe's resignation and Kenya's re-election to Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Victoria's Secret fashion show.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Kivuti takes stand, says his votes were stolen.

EMBU, Kenya, Nov 24 - Former Embu Senator Lenny Kivuti Friday took the witness stand in an election petition where he is challenging Governor Martin Wambora, telling the court that his victory was stolen and handed to his rival. Kivuti said independent calculations indicated that he garnered 97,288 votes, against Wambora's ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Kinyua says inauguration to cost Sh300mn, asks NASA to shelve parallel rally.

NAIROBI, Kenya Nov 24 - The government has revealed that slightly above Sh300 million will be spent during the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto next Tuesday. On Friday, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua who chairs the Assumption of Office of the President Committee overseeing the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Index captures successes, failures of Uhuru regime as he embarks on second term.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 – As President Uhuru Kenyatta prepares to take his oath of office for a second term on Tuesday, the 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance couldn't be better timed as it tracks not only the past decade in governance, but the last five years when he's been at the helm. Overall,

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

An urban eatery that's up to scratch.

Signor Buongustiao explores yet another one of Nairobi's trendy new industrial-style restaurants.

- Daily Nation - KE

We must all speak out in fight to end gender-based violence.

The numbers in Kenya show those most affected are women and girls.

- Daily Nation - KE

We must resolve our divisions for Kenya to have proper peace.

In mostly homogenous democratic countries, the changes are between parties.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kenya needs to guard against oil resource curse.

This new reliance on a natural resource caused inflation to rise.

- Daily Nation - KE

Mombasa traders get jabs in fight against cholera spread.

County askaris set start a major crackdown on unlicensed food vendors and hotels

- Daily Nation - KE

Kisii RFC face baptism of fire.

Kisii make their top flight rugby debut against 2013 and 2014 Kenya Cup champions Nakuru.

- Daily Nation - KE

Permohonan BR1M 2018 dibuka mulai Isnin

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Nov ― Permohonan dan kemas kini maklumat Bantuan Rakyat 1Malaysia 2018 akan dibuka mulai Isnin sehingga 31 Disember ini. Kementerian Kewangan dalam satu kenyataan hari ini, berkata permohonan dan kemas kini maklumat itu...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kenya adheres to the rule of law

My attention has been drawn to the editorial “Kenya Buckles Under Pressure” in the Nov. 24 edition. The editorial fails to capture the true essence ...

- The Japan Times - JP

British High Commission refutes claims of travel advisory during Uhuru inauguration

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - The British High Commission has refuted claims that it issued a travel advisory against Kenya to its citizens prohibiting them from coming to the country next week during the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta. A statement from the Commission described this as false information and indicated ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Welcome to eco@africa

On eco@africa, we meet some charismatic cats in Uganda, the people turning poop into energy in Kenya and Tanzanians transforming plastic waste into comfy seats. All this and much more on the latest show!

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Tiada nelayan berpendapatan RM500 seperti didakwa pembangkang

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Nov ― Persatuan Nelayan Kebangsaan menafikan dakwaan pembangkang bahawa nelayan di Semenanjung berpendapatan RM500 sebulan, sambil menyifatkan kenyataan itu dibuat untuk merendahkan taraf golongan nelayan dan...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Uhuru Kenyatta's swearing-in to cost Kenyans Sh300 million

Joseph Kinyua asks Nasa to shelve plans for parallel rally.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kenya Harlequin prop Herman Humwa set for Kenya Sevens debut

The former Koelel High School lock makes cut in team for Dubai and Cape Town.

- Daily Nation - KE

Uhuru Kenyatta invites Raila Odinga to his swearing-in party

Also invited to the big party are six other presidential candidates.

- Daily Nation - KE

No shortage of interesting stage shows this season

This weekend and the next few, there will be no shortage of theatrical entertainment on show in Nairobi.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

South Africa overtakes US in exports to Kenya

Pretoria sold Sh42.7 billion goods to Nairobi, a 34pc growth from Sh31.7 billion

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Politics hurting Vision 2030 projects in some counties

Secretariat boss Julius says Mombasa and Kisumu governments yet to provide land for establishment of Special Economic Zones.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

UK issues travel advice ahead of Uhuru's swearing-in

Latest update focuses on Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

4 killed, 8 hurt in post-poll-petition violence, say police

Spokesman says deaths occurred in Kibera and Kariobangi in Nairobi, Migori, and Kisumu.

- Daily Nation - KE

Benjamin Netanyahu to attend Uhuru Kenyatta's swearing-in

Israeli PM to fly in on Tuesday, says his office.

- Daily Nation - KE

Here are some of Uhuru Kenyatta's campaign promises

Here is a look at some of President Kenyatta's biggest campaign promises.

- Daily Nation - KE

UK issues travel advice on Kenya as Uhuru takes oath

Latest update focuses on Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration.

- Daily Nation - KE

Section of Ngong Road shut for dualling works

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 23 - Motorists using Ngong Road from City Mortuary Roundabout to the Kenya National Library are being urged to use alternative routes as that section will be temporarily closed from Friday to facilitate the ongoing works of dualling the road. According to the Kenya Urban Roads Authority , the closure ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Five City Hall workers due in court for attempted fraud

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - Four cashiers at the Nairobi County government and a manager of a Matatu Sacco are on Friday expected in court after they were arrested Thursday evening for attempted fraud. According to police, the five used fake documents as they tried to defraud the county of Sh2.5 million. Police say they

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Sonko wants petition challenging his election struck out

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 24 - Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko now wants a petition challenging his election struck out. The County boss has through an application due for hearing on December 4 urged presiding judge Msagha Mbogholi to dismiss it as defective for failure to include his deputy Polycarp Igathe. According to Sonko, this ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Lady Jaydee lands mega deal in Kenya

Three months after Lady Jaydee left Rockstar 4000, the veteran Bongo Flava musician has reportedly signed a multi-million shillings album deal with Pan African music Power House, Taurus Musik based in Nairobi.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Sauti Sol and Patorankin release Melanin

Kenyan boy band Sauti Sol has released a new featuring Nigeria's Patoranking titled Melanin The song which was co-written by the talented Kenyan songwriter and singer Nviiri The Storyteller and produced by Sauti Sol becomes the first single off of Sauti Sol's upcoming music project titled African Sauce LP.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Top TZ, Kenya players renew rivalry in Dar

Five titles will be up for grabs during this year's BQ Open tennis tournament, which roars into life tomorrow at the Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Union's council announces dates for national polls

The Kenya Hockey Union national elections will be held on December 16.

- Daily Nation - KE

S. Sudan ex-army chief denies applying for a Sudanese visa

November 23, 2015 - South Sudan's former army chief of staff, General Paul Malong Awan on Thursday claimed he was not denied a visa to Sudan, insisting he did not even apply for the travel permit. Awan, a family member told Sudan Tribune Wednesday, was to attend a meeting in Sudan's capital, Khartoum on Tuesday but could ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

How retail sector can improve links with customers

Kenya's retail sector is poised for a digital explosion that will significantly improve interactions between customers and retailers.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Kenya's clothing sector on the mend

Garment and apparel sector of the country's export processing zones has posted growth in recent successive years.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Shilling at two-month high on investor rush

The shilling hit a two-month high Thursday as foreign investors buying Kenyan assets, in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling to uphold Uhuru Kenyatta's win, sold hard currencies.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Slow fresh produce paper work costs airlines millions

Cargo airlines are paying out millions of shillings to customers due to what they term as stringent Kenya Plant Inspectorate Service approvals delaying export of perishable goods.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

KPC pension to build Sh900m Kitengela estate

Kenya Pipeline Company Pension Scheme is set to make its first real estate investment of Sh900 million in a 101-maisonette gated community in Kitengela.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Barclays goes digital as net profit slumps 12pc

Barclays Kenya is looking to innovation and digitisation to cut costs and increase revenue.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Local firms earn Sh16bn on supplies to Kenya Power

Local manufacturers are some of the biggest beneficiaries of Kenya Power's projects in the year to June, having supplied it with materials worth Sh15.6 billion.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Push for city hospital to free patients held over bills

Two civil society groups are demanding the release of 12 patients detained at the Nairobi Women's Hospital for inability to pay their medical bills.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Uhuru all-male meeting sparks social media fury

A photo of a near all-male meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta at Harambee House to discuss the future of the economy has sparked anger online.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

NSE gains Sh70 billion as political temperature cools

NSE rallied to a three-month high in a week of relative calm that followed the Supreme Court's Monday decision to confirm Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the October 26 repeat presidential election.

- BusinessDailyAfrica - KE

Missing man found dead in Nairobi hotel room

The body was found in a sitting position on a chair.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kenya on track in gender equality drive: Survey

Findings reveal that 56 per cent of Kenyans feel that women's equality has improved in recent years.

- Daily Nation - KE

Title win lures back elite runners

Over 200 top runners register for Kenya's top road race with victory on their mind.

- Daily Nation - KE

Rwanda, Tanzania name strong squads

Leading nations begin to prepare sides for regional showdown in Kenya.

- Daily Nation - KE

Mombasa County in all-out war against cholera spread

Four patients receiving treatment are from Kilifi and Kwale counties.

- Daily Nation - KE

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