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Naples Daily News
Kenyan man sentenced to 15 years in prison in US terror caseMIAMI - A Kenyan man described by U.S. prosecutors as a fundraiser and recruite
Kenyan man sentenced to 15 years in prison in US terror case
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
MIAMI - A Kenyan man described by U.S. prosecutors as a fundraiser and recruiter for terrorist groups in Africa and the Middle East was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro imposed the maximum possible... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Declares Total War On Coast Drug MenaceMombasa — President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared total war on the drug menace in
President Kenyatta Declares Total War On Coast Drug Menace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Mombasa — President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared total war on the drug menace in the coastal region, saying no effort will be spared in eradicating the scourge. He called on all leaders to join hands and work with security agencies to ensure that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gor Dock in Coast, Leopards Stalk RevivalNairobi — Gor Mahia's steamship that is sailing full steam ahead to their third
Gor Dock in Coast, Leopards Stalk Revival
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Nairobi — Gor Mahia's steamship that is sailing full steam ahead to their third successive SportPesa Premier League (SPL) title is docked in Mombasa as the champions prepare to take maximum points from homse side Bandari on Saturday. Victory will... Read more
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ABC News
Kenyan Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison in US Terror CaseA Kenyan man described by U.S. prosecutors as a fundraiser and recruiter for te
Kenyan Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison in US Terror Case
ABC News / Posted 9 hours ago
A Kenyan man described by U.S. prosecutors as a fundraiser and recruiter for terrorist groups in Africa and the Middle East was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro imposed the maximum possible sentence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fishing Town Swaps Boats for Mangroves and MaricultureBy Sophie Mbugua Jumana Farouky And Megan Rowling Kilifi, Kenya — A slight bre
Fishing Town Swaps Boats for Mangroves and Mariculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
By Sophie Mbugua Jumana Farouky And Megan Rowling Kilifi, Kenya — A slight breeze makes the afternoon humidity bearable as Kibibi Mramba and 19 others plant tiny mangrove shoots along a creek in the Kenyan coastal town of Kilifi. For the past five... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coast Music Promoter Ring Ring Decries New Levies On MusiciansRenowned Mombasa based promoter Dickson Waweru , CEO of Ring Ring entertainment
Coast Music Promoter Ring Ring Decries New Levies On Musicians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Renowned Mombasa based promoter Dickson Waweru , CEO of Ring Ring entertainment company, has been the latest artiste to react to Governor Ali Joho calls for a Sh100, 000 charge on non-Mombasa based musician who intend to perform in the county. Joho... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New System Slows Cargo Clearance At Mombasa PortKampala — Importers and exporters as well as those involved in the shipping and
New System Slows Cargo Clearance At Mombasa Port
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Kampala — Importers and exporters as well as those involved in the shipping and logistics are unhappy with the clearance system at the Mombasa port on grounds that it is slowing down business. The industry players Daily Monitor spoke to yesterday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why We Should Ease Air Travel in East AfricaAir travel is becoming a basic requirement for a fast-growing regional populati
Why We Should Ease Air Travel in East Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Air travel is becoming a basic requirement for a fast-growing regional population that needs more resources and cross-border cooperation to meet the ever-increasing needs resulting from the integration process of the East African Community. There is... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Ruthin man remembers war as Japan victory anniversary celebratedA RUTHIN man remembered his wartime experiences as the UK came together to mark
Ruthin man remembers war as Japan victory anniversary celebrated
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
A RUTHIN man remembered his wartime experiences as the UK came together to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Japan. Bernard Jones, aged 103, originally from Mwrog Street but now living in Preston is a proud holder of the Burma Star, the medal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Offer Sh2 Million Reward for Al-Shabaab Suspect Rukia Mbarak FarajPolice have released the picture of the wife of an Al-Shabaab fugitive wanted f
Police Offer Sh2 Million Reward for Al-Shabaab Suspect Rukia Mbarak Faraj
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Police have released the picture of the wife of an Al-Shabaab fugitive wanted for grenade attacks and assassinations in Mombasa. The police have also offered a Sh2 million reward for information that could lead to the arrest of Ms Rukia Mbarak... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Host UAE Trade DelegationA business team from the Middle East will be in the country from Monday and are
Kenya to Host UAE Trade Delegation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
A business team from the Middle East will be in the country from Monday and are scheduled to hold meetings in Nairobi and Mombasa, the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced yesterday. The chamber said it will host over 25... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hands-On Training Helps Produce Mining Professionals in KenyaAlice Githiomi knows how to sample minerals and analyse their composition to de
Hands-On Training Helps Produce Mining Professionals in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Alice Githiomi knows how to sample minerals and analyse their composition to determine their potential value. Estimating ore in a natural resource is a duty she performs with keem understanding of the technical concepts involved and the compound... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fuel - Free Market Must Favour the ConsumerThe most atrocious thing about fuel prices in Kenya remains the authorities' re
Fuel - Free Market Must Favour the Consumer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
The most atrocious thing about fuel prices in Kenya remains the authorities' resistance to free market forces. The Kenya Independent Petroleum Distributors Association points out, for instance, that the formula used to calculate fuel prices needs to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ray C to Make Comeback This WeekendAfter successfully recovering from a career and life-threatening drug addiction
Ray C to Make Comeback This Weekend
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
After successfully recovering from a career and life-threatening drug addiction, Tanzanian singer Rehema Chalamila aka Ray C is set to make her comeback. The mellow-voiced Mama Ntilie hit-maker wants to mark her musical comeback in Kenya this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Independent Dealers Seek Free Fuel TradeSmall-scale fuel dealers have joined the push by Consumer Federation of Kenya t
Independent Dealers Seek Free Fuel Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Small-scale fuel dealers have joined the push by Consumer Federation of Kenya to end the Energy Regulatory Commission's price fixing role. The Kenya Independent Petroleum Distributors Association said ERC has "become a safe haven for major oil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Narok Duo Gets Life in Jail or Sh100 Million Joint Fine Over Wildlife TrophiesTwo suspects convicted of trading in wildlife trophies will either serve life s
Narok Duo Gets Life in Jail or Sh100 Million Joint Fine Over Wildlife Trophies
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Two suspects convicted of trading in wildlife trophies will either serve life sentences or pay a joint fine of Sh100 million, a Nakuru court has ruled. The court heard that Tiapukei Kuyoni and Munyao Nzusyo were found with six pieces of ivory worth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Work On Section of Mombasa-Nairobi Road Stalls As Strike Over Pay Enters Sixth DayThe rehabilitation of a section of Mombasa-Nairobi road has been paralysed by a
Work On Section of Mombasa-Nairobi Road Stalls As Strike Over Pay Enters Sixth Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The rehabilitation of a section of Mombasa-Nairobi road has been paralysed by a strike. Workers at Bachuma Gate-Maji Ya Chumvi went on strike on Friday after the contractor -- China Dalian International Economic & Technical Cooperative Group--... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mwamba Drawn Against Western Bulls and Kabras in Prinsloo SevensMwamba have been drawn in a tricky Pool 'A' in the Prinsloo Sevens scheduled fo
Mwamba Drawn Against Western Bulls and Kabras in Prinsloo Sevens
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mwamba have been drawn in a tricky Pool 'A' in the Prinsloo Sevens scheduled for this weekend in Nakuru. They will be up against Western Bulls, Kabras and Mt. Kenya University Thika. Mwamba won the Driftwood leg last weekend in Mombasa after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nairobi Investors Now Eyeing CoastNairobi-based real estate and equity firms have expressed interest in investing
Nairobi Investors Now Eyeing Coast
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi-based real estate and equity firms have expressed interest in investing at the Coast, a market that has in the recent past been shunned by investors due to security concerns. Fusion Capital, a real estate developer and financier, and private... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Kenya Sectors to Invest in and Specific ProjectsKenya has been repeatedly termed as a 'hotbed' of investment opportunities in d
10 Kenya Sectors to Invest in and Specific Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenya has been repeatedly termed as a 'hotbed' of investment opportunities in defence to the outrageous branding of the country as a hotbed of terror by CNN back in July. This is true, not only because of its opportunities, but because of the ease... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cherono Led By Genzebe to 5000m FinalNairobi — Having chased each other to honours as juniors, Ethiopia's Genzebe Di
Cherono Led By Genzebe to 5000m Final
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — Having chased each other to honours as juniors, Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba led familiar foe, Mercy Cherono across the line in the first semi final of the women 5000m to keep her double bid intact at the Beijing 2015 World Championships on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senators Ask for More Funding to AgricultureKenya's agriculture industry could collapse unless massive resources are invest
Senators Ask for More Funding to Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenya's agriculture industry could collapse unless massive resources are invested to shore it up, a House team has warned. The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives said despite the sector being the main income... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Show Goers Flock Mombasa Land Commission's Stand With Complaints On Land DisputesThe National Land Commission's stand in this year's Mombasa International Agric
Show Goers Flock Mombasa Land Commission's Stand With Complaints On Land Disputes
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The National Land Commission's stand in this year's Mombasa International Agricultural Show has attracted huge interest. Officials at the stand have been receiving hundreds of questions related to land ownership and disputes. Most of those who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government to Help SMEs to Market Local Products, Says Agriculture CS Adan MohamedThe government will support SMEs through creation of marketing opportunities bo
Government to Help SMEs to Market Local Products, Says Agriculture CS Adan Mohamed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The government will support SMEs through creation of marketing opportunities both in local and international markets. Acting Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed said this Wednesday at this year's Mombasa International Agricultural Show. Mr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coast Hospital Has Few Staff, MCAs ReportThe Coast Provincial General Hospital has an acute shortage of staff, nurses an
Coast Hospital Has Few Staff, MCAs Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Coast Provincial General Hospital has an acute shortage of staff, nurses and specialist doctors, says a report to the Mombasa county assembly. The hospital, the biggest referral facility in the region with 700 beds, has 326 nurses against the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 25,000 Locals Employed At Chinese-Funded Railway Project - EnvoyNairobi — More than 25,000 Kenyans have been employed for the ongoing construct
Over 25,000 Locals Employed At Chinese-Funded Railway Project - Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — More than 25,000 Kenyans have been employed for the ongoing construction of a Chinese-funded high-speed railway line linking Kenya's port city of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi, according to the Chinese ambassador to Kenya. The Standard... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mininfra Announces Targets in Transport, Energy and HousingThe Minister of Infrastructure, James Musoni, has signed performance contracts
Mininfra Announces Targets in Transport, Energy and Housing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Minister of Infrastructure, James Musoni, has signed performance contracts to fulfill within the ministry and by the board chairmen and the managing directors from the affiliated agencies to ensure the targets in transport, energy and housing are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Livestock Auction at Mombasa Ask ShowThis year's Mombasa Agricultural Society of Kenya show starts today at Mkomani
Livestock Auction at Mombasa Ask Show
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
This year's Mombasa Agricultural Society of Kenya show starts today at Mkomani Agri-show grounds. For the first time the show will feature a livestock auction. There will be a variety of events, including children's rides, trade and industry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bigwigs to Attend Maitha MemorialFormer President Mwai Kibaki, four Coast governors and a host of MPs are expect
Bigwigs to Attend Maitha Memorial
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Former President Mwai Kibaki, four Coast governors and a host of MPs are expected to attend a grand ceremony today to commemorate Karisa Maitha's 11th death anniversary. The event has been skipped by Coast politicians over the years. In his heyday,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kenya court blocks bail for 'ivory kingpin'Kenyan national Feisal Mohammed Ali was arrested by international police agents
Kenya court blocks bail for 'ivory kingpin'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Kenyan national Feisal Mohammed Ali was arrested by international police agents in Tanzania in December after fleeing Kenya and was extradited to face charges in the port city of Mombasa. In March, bail was granted on medical grounds, but Kenyan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Church That Is Not Missionary Is Not a Church, Says Cardinal NjueNairobi — John Cardinal Njue has called upon faithful to embrace missionary wor
Church That Is Not Missionary Is Not a Church, Says Cardinal Njue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — John Cardinal Njue has called upon faithful to embrace missionary work in their dioceses, parishes and the outstations. "The missionaries sacrificed their lives to bring us the good news. There in our outstations, parishes and the dioceses... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lecturer Praises Conference On National Liberation StruggleLuanda — The lecturer Luís António da Silva last Tuesday in Luanda praised the
Lecturer Praises Conference On National Liberation Struggle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Luanda — The lecturer Luís António da Silva last Tuesday in Luanda praised the initiative of the General Staff of the Angolan Arned Forces (FAA) in having promoted the conference with the theme "Angola - National Liberation Struggle and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Seeks Max 15-Year Prison Term for Kenyan in Terror CaseMiami — A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash
U.S. Seeks Max 15-Year Prison Term for Kenyan in Terror Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Miami — A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash and recruits to foreign terror organizations in Africa and the Middle East should get the maximum 15-year sentence in U.S. prison, federal prosecutors said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sarah Kizito - I Am Not Afraid of a FightBefore Quick Talk interviews businesswoman Sarah Kizito, commonly called Lady C
Sarah Kizito - I Am Not Afraid of a Fight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Before Quick Talk interviews businesswoman Sarah Kizito, commonly called Lady Charlotte because of her bridal parlour at Centenary Park, Quick Talk overhears her talking about bum lifters. Quick Talk wonders what those are. Did I just hear you... Read more
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iol.co.za
15 years sought for Shabaab recruiterMiami - A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash
15 years sought for Shabaab recruiter
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Miami - A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash and recruits to foreign terror organisations in Africa and the Middle East should get the maximum 15-year sentence in US prison, federal prosecutors said on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
County Now Opens Bursaries to Best SportsmenStudents from Makueni County who do well in sports are now eligible for scholar
County Now Opens Bursaries to Best Sportsmen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Students from Makueni County who do well in sports are now eligible for scholarships, Governor Kivutha Kibwana has said. Speaking when he received Makueni Rugby Team (Kiinga) that took part in Driftwood Sevens tournament in Mombasa County over the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tracks for SGR to Start Being Laid This YearNairobi — The China Road and Bridge Corporation will begin laying the tracks fo
Tracks for SGR to Start Being Laid This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nairobi — The China Road and Bridge Corporation will begin laying the tracks for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) by the end of the year. The Manager for External Relations and Cooperation, the SGR project Julius Li says the plans are on course... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Primate Cities and Devolution - the Case for PensionersA country's leading city is always disproportionately large. When one drives or
Primate Cities and Devolution - the Case for Pensioners
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A country's leading city is always disproportionately large. When one drives or flies into Nairobi at night you cannot help marveling at the lighting patterns. It is beautiful. More than any other city in East Africa, Nairobi is the primate city. By... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East African Tourist Development Forum in MombasaThe East African Tourism Development Forum organised by the United Nation World
East African Tourist Development Forum in Mombasa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The East African Tourism Development Forum organised by the United Nation World Tourism Organisation and the Kenyan government was held at Sarova Whitesands beach hotel in Mombasa on Thursday evening. The forum which ended on Saturday deliberated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ferry Service Supports Tourism SurgeKenya Ferry Services has said 36,000 passengers travel every hour during the pe
Ferry Service Supports Tourism Surge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya Ferry Services has said 36,000 passengers travel every hour during the peak time. Managing director Musa Hassan said in order to deal with the surge in passenger number, the KFS management will review the ferries' timetable. The rise has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
200 Youth Missing After ReleaseOver 200 youth released from prison over their alleged links with Al-Shabaab ca
200 Youth Missing After Release
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Over 200 youth released from prison over their alleged links with Al-Shabaab cannot be traced. The youth were arrested when police raided Minaa, Swafaa, Musa and Sakina mosques in September last year in an anti-terrorism crackdown and held in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
25 Former Soldiers Finally Free From JailTwenty five ex-soldiers who had been jailed for life by the court martial in Mo
25 Former Soldiers Finally Free From Jail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Twenty five ex-soldiers who had been jailed for life by the court martial in Mombasa for desertion of duty have now walked to freedom. They were freed from Shimo La Tewa prison on Monday night after their release orders were signed. The former... Read more
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Business Wire
Leading Kenyan Law Firm Anjarwalla & Khanna Selects Deltek MaconomyAnjarwalla & Khanna is the largest corporate law firm in Eastern Africa and is
Leading Kenyan Law Firm Anjarwalla & Khanna Selects Deltek Maconomy
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Anjarwalla & Khanna is the largest corporate law firm in Eastern Africa and is generally considered the leading full-service corporate law firm in Kenya. A&K and its affiliated businesses have offices in Nairobi, Mombasa, Dubai and Dar es Salaam. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Political Alliances Threaten Tanzania's CCMThe recent falling out between old political allies and the emergence of new al
New Political Alliances Threaten Tanzania's CCM
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The recent falling out between old political allies and the emergence of new alliances in Tanzania has set the stage for the most eagerly anticipated election in the country's history. It is also an electoral contest that will be closely watched... Read more
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Naples Daily News
US seeks max 15-year prison term for Kenyan in terror caseMIAMI - A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash
US seeks max 15-year prison term for Kenyan in terror case
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
MIAMI - A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash and recruits to foreign terror organizations in Africa and the Middle East should get the maximum 15-year sentence in U.S. prison, federal prosecutors said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Car and General Opens Showroom in LodwarKenya has opened a new TVS dealer in Lodwar as part of the company's plan to ta
Car and General Opens Showroom in Lodwar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kenya has opened a new TVS dealer in Lodwar as part of the company's plan to take its products closer to its customers. The dealer will offer sales, service and spare parts for TVS motorbikes. The event was graced by Car and General Chief Operating... Read more
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The Evening Sun
US seeks max 15-year prison term for Kenyan in terror caseMIAMI (AP) — A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in
US seeks max 15-year prison term for Kenyan in terror case
The Evening Sun / Posted 3 days ago
MIAMI (AP) — A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash and recruits to foreign terror organizations in Africa and the Middle East should get the maximum 15-year sentence in U.S. prison, federal prosecutors said... Read more
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York Daily Record
US seeks max 15-year prison term for Kenyan in terror caseMIAMI (AP) — A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in
US seeks max 15-year prison term for Kenyan in terror case
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
MIAMI (AP) — A Kenyan man who admitted that he provided thousands of dollars in cash and recruits to foreign terror organizations in Africa and the Middle East should get the maximum 15-year sentence in U.S. prison, federal prosecutors said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Serena Bets Big On Tourism Rebound, Gets Sh2 Billion LoanSerena Hotels is set for a Sh2 billion refurbishment and redevelopment starting
Serena Bets Big On Tourism Rebound, Gets Sh2 Billion Loan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Serena Hotels is set for a Sh2 billion refurbishment and redevelopment starting 2016 as the enterprise eyes conference tourism and the industry rebounds. The company has signed $20 million (about Sh2 billion) loan agreement with Proparco, a French... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trauma Care Among Services Supported By Grant for Seafarers Mission in Africa[The Mission to Seafarers] The Mission to Seafarers in Africa (MtS) has receive
Trauma Care Among Services Supported By Grant for Seafarers Mission in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
[The Mission to Seafarers] The Mission to Seafarers in Africa (MtS) has received a financial boost to develop its nine port-based welfare services thanks to a grant from South Africa's National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF). MtS Africa is... Read more
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