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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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Kenya : Secretary-General’s phone conversations with President-Elect and PM

Readout of the Secretary-General’s phone conversations with President-Elect Uhuru Kenyatta and Prime Minister Raila Odinga of Kenya NEW YORK, April 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General spoke by phone with Uhuru Kenyatta to express congratulations on his election as President of Kenya.   The Secretary-General also spoke to Prime Minister Raila Odinga. He […]

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Safaricom selects Gemalto’s cloud-based solution to offer Kenyan mobile users phonebook back-up services

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, March 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) (http://www.gemalto.com), the world leader in digital security, has announced that Safaricom, a leading mobile operator in Africa, with over 18 million customers, is using its LinqUs Cloud Backup solution to offer mobile subscribers in Kenya a comprehensive back-up service for phonebook contacts. […]

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Kenya: new Masters in Cooperation

ROME, Italy, March 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The University of Kenya in Nairobi joins the Italian Cooperation, the Cooperation and Development Network (CDN) the UN Development Program (UNDP), Tangaza University College, NGOs CISP, COOPI and VIS and the Collegio Santa Caterina da Siena in offering the new Masters in Economics (Cooperation and Human […]

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Kenya : DOCUSOUND professional radio and new media training program

DOCUSOUND  INCLUSION, OPEN ACCESS AND KNOW-HOW SHARING = EMPOWERED AND AWARE COMMUNITIES FOR A MORE JUST WORLD   Program implemented by the Secretariat of the ACP Group of States and funded by the European Union   Professional training program for operators of radio and new media in Kenya and Senegal; the program is open to […]

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