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Kenyan Minority Group on Verge of Being Landless

ELDORET, KENYA - In Kenya, members of the Sengwer community who live in Embobut Forest, 400 kilometers from Nairobi, are facing eviction from their ...


EU suspends Kenya water project after violence

This file photo shows Kenya Forest Service (KFS) guards being sent to Embobut Forest in the Cherangany Hills to forcibly and illegally evict thousands of ...


Elephant on Kenyan reserve named after Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau is hanging out with some heavy hitters these days -- names like Michelle Obama and Martha Washington. She eats fruit and tree ...


UN report on world economic situation launched in Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa, 17 January 2018 (ECA) -The 2018 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects report (WESP2018) was launched in Addis Ababa on 16 ...


Kenyan doctor goes to court to legalise female genital mutilation

NAIROBI, Jan 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Kenyan doctor is seeking to legalise female genital mutilation (FGM), arguing that a ban on the internationally ...


Kenyan shilling stable, eye on central bank rate meeting

NAIROBI, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling was stable against the dollar on Friday, with market participants eyeing central bank's rate-setting meeting on Monday, ...


Kenya:AfDB Warns of Kenya Debt Risk As More Loans Mature, Projects 5.6% Growth

Kenya could struggle to meet its public debt obligations as more long term loans mature this year, economists at the African Development Bank (AfDB) have ...


Somalia's al Shabaab denies forcibly recruiting children to fight

MOGADISHU/NAIROBI, Jan 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - S omalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab on Thursday denied that it was threatening and abducting civilians to ...


Kenya:NSE Upgrade to Enable Kenyans Borrow and Lend Each Other Shares

Kenyan investors will be able to lend and borrow shares from each other from June, with the NSE set to roll out a system upgrade ...


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