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East Africa leads continental growth in 2016
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East Africa leads continental growth in 2016

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – For the fourth consecutive year since 2013, East Africa remained the fastest growing sub-region in 2016 on the back of agricultural growth,…

Teen mothers in Kenya become powerful advocates for change
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Teen mothers in Kenya become powerful advocates for change

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Douglas Waudo KILIFI, Kenya – Purity Bahati was only 15 when she started dating her boyfriend, a 28-year-old man. “He told me he loved me, and…

Zim seed company eyes East African market
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Zim seed company eyes East African market

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE - Zimbabwean seed company, Klein Karoo says it is spreading its wings to East Africa with Kenya being the first target to be…

HIV self-testing a useful tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) delivery in Kenya
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HIV self-testing a useful tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) delivery in Kenya

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

A recent study found that couples participating in a PrEP demonstration project in Kenya liked receiving the HIV self-testing kits, with 98.2 percent of study participants finding…

Protecting African inventions made easy
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Protecting African inventions made easy

Staff Reporter - Nov 11, 2016

By Joshua Masinde AFRICAN countries are automating their intellectual property registration (IP) processes, making it easy for their enterprising citizens to secure and transform their innovations into…

Go home, Kenya tells expat NGO workers
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Go home, Kenya tells expat NGO workers

Staff Reporter - Jul 29, 2016

By Lily Kuo WHEN Madonna visited Kenya at the beginning of July, she snapped a photo of a murky, trash-filled stream in a slum in Nairobi. “Imagine this…

Challenges of women micro-traders in western Kenya
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Challenges of women micro-traders in western Kenya

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2016

KISII, Kenya – Truphena Gesare Nyabuti, a Kenyan, has to move with speed to sell to travellers aboard public service vehicles pulling over for five to 10…

ICC terminates case against Kenyan Deputy President
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ICC terminates case against Kenyan Deputy President

Staff Reporter - Apr 08, 2016

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto makes a phonecall after he was informed of the terminating of his case in Nairobi, Kenya, on April, 5, 2016. The trial…

Boost for SADC power – First phase interconnector project nears completion
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Boost for SADC power – First phase interconnector project nears completion

Staff Reporter - Apr 07, 2016

By ZSifelani Tsiko The first phase of the 2 300 km regional power interconnector project that will link Zambia - Tanzania and Kenya (ZTK) power grids is…

Namibia, Kenya signs agreement on cooperatives development
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Namibia, Kenya signs agreement on cooperatives development

Staff Reporter - Mar 31, 2016

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek- Namibia and Kenya have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperatives development. As per the agreement, Kenya with a vibrant cooperative sector spanning over…

Internet growth in Kenya increases gender-based violence
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Internet growth in Kenya increases gender-based violence

Staff Reporter - Mar 14, 2016

> Chrispinus Omar NAIROBI - The growth of the Internet is fueling rising incidences of violence against women on the cyber-space, resulting in loss of lives, physical…

We must open up Africa to Africans if we really want to boost growth
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We must open up Africa to Africans if we really want to boost growth

Staff Reporter - Mar 14, 2016

> Evans Wadongo The African Development Bank just launched the Africa Visa Openness Report 2016, and it highlights a huge problem: as Africans, we cannot move easily…

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Namibia, Kenya trade unacceptably low

Staff Reporter - Feb 26, 2016

> Timo Shihepo Windhoek –Kenya has been experiencing imbalance trade with Namibia for over 10 years resulting in the eastern African country recording a trade deficit of…