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Commemoration of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — What Commemoration of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers   Who Government Representative, Chief of the Kenya Defense Forces General J. W Karangi Inspector-General of the National Police Service, David Kimaiyo Commissioner-General of Prisons, Isaiah Osugo Representative of Soldiers of Peace International Association, John Chesum The […]

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African novel : Sins of Our Hearts – Alila

A young Pastor, Rew Smith, leads the affluent Oakpound New Hope Church in which things appear to be well, but his church has a deep spiritual problem.

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EACJ Dismisses Case Challenging Summit Directives, Says Denial of Kenyan Citizen Entry into Uganda Unlawful

EACJ Dismisses Case Challenging Summit Directives, Says Denial of Kenyan Citizen Entry into Uganda Unlawful ARUSHA, Tanzania, May 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The EACJ wound up its second month-long session Friday with the First Instance Division dismissing a case by a Tanzanian citizen seeking orders to restrain the East African Community Secretariat from […]

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Kenya : United Nations’ concern over Bungoma and Busia attacks

UNITED NATIONS’ CONCERN OVER BUNGOMA AND BUSIA ATTACKS NAIROBI, Kenya, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator would like to convey his condolences to the families and the communities affected by the current insecurity in Bungoma and Busia Counties.   He joins with the Government and other humanitarian and […]

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KENYA – Italian Smes at Nairobi Buildexpo

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A delegation of business persons from the Italian province of Reggio Emilia, representing the sectors of wood-processing, insulation machinery, electrical generators, elevators, and professional cooking and amusement park equipment, attended BuildExpo at the Jomo Kenyatta trade centre in Nairobi. The delegation was received by the Italian […]

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UK Foreign Secretary meets President of Kenya

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Foreign Secretary met President Kenyatta and discussed Kenya’s significant contribution to Somalia and bilateral relations.   The Foreign Secretary met President Kenyatta of Kenya today in the margins of the London Somalia conference. They discussed how best to support the Government of Somalia’s priorities for […]

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Nairobi to host forum on mobile technology and human development

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The latest breakthroughs from around the world in the use of mobile technologies for development will be showcased at a forum at Strathmore University, Nairobi, on Wednesday (8 May). Convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Motorola Solutions, the roundtable discussion will be attended […]

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UN Approves Funding to Support Anti-Piracy Efforts in Somalia and Affected States in the Region

NEW YORK, May 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Trust Fund for the Fight against Piracy today approved a package of projects in support of anti-piracy efforts in Somalia and other affected States in the region, including Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives and the Seychelles. The announcement was made in New York by […]

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Tanzania Kenya, AfDB USD 232.5m regional integration support

AfDB reinforces regional integration support with USD 232.5 million Tanzania-Kenya road financing NAIROBI, Kenya, April 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) has approved two loans totalling USD 232.5 million for the 157.5-kilometre road project from Arusha to Holili in Tanzania, and Taveta to Voi in Kenya, in an effort to […]

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Kenya : IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review

IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under the ECF Arrangement for Kenya and Approves US$108.5 Million Disbursement NAIROBI, Kenya, April 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the fifth review under a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Kenya1. The completion of […]

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Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan on the Election in Kenya

TOKYO, Japan, April 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Japan congratulates the Republic of Kenya and its people on the peaceful conduct of the first election held under the new constitution. Japan highly commends the largely peaceful conduct of the voting and counting process as well as the finalization of the results through a legal […]

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Kenya : Statement by the Press Secretary on the Presidential Election

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On behalf of the President and the people of the United States, we congratulate Uhuru Kenyatta on his election as president of Kenya. We also congratulate the people of Kenya on the peaceful conduct of the election and commend Raila Odinga for accepting the Supreme Court’s decision. […]

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