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Diplomatic News

Kenya Committed to Global Digital Agenda

Kenya Committed to Global Digital Agenda

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Kenya is committed to supporting the global digital agenda activities adopted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a top government official has said.

The country will work closely with fellow member states to advance digital agenda...

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Cover Stories

Cover Story September 2014: US-Africa Summit: Corporate America Steals the Show

Cover Story September 2014: US-Africa Summit: Corporate America Steals the Show

Thursday, 16 October 2014

For many of the continents leaders, the US-Africa Summit held recently was all about perception. They may have landed the invite of a lifetime, but some serious business took place on the sidelines of the jostling for a photo opportunity with Preside...

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Diplomacy News & Analysis

New Agenda: Africa Must Industralise or Perish

New Agenda: Africa Must Industralise or Perish

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), DR CARLOS LOPEZ engages DEA SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT WANJOHI KABUKURU on the continents industrialisation, trade, infrastructure and what it...

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Culture

Fascinating Hobby: Finding Solace In Insects

Fascinating Hobby: Finding Solace In Insects

Tuesday, 05 August 2014

By BRIAN MUREITHI

Amajority of photographers – both amateur and professional - take pictures either for commercial or for sentimental purposes. But a group of five Kenyans have taken photography to a whole new level, venturing where none have dared ...

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Envoys of Sport

SUMMER OLYMPICS: Kenya Shines, Ethiopia takes the Crown

SUMMER OLYMPICS: Kenya Shines, Ethiopia takes the Crown

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

By BRIAN MUREITHI

Kenya ended the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China with its head high after it finished second best after Ethiopia, which took the crown in the second edition of the Summer Youth Olympics.

Kenya finished with two gold ...

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Health

Mobile Application: TB Screening and Diagnosis Goes Hi-Tech

Mobile Application: TB Screening and Diagnosis Goes Hi-Tech

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

BY BRIAN MUREITHI

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) has unveiled a new mobile phone application that can be used to improve the detection, management, treatment and patient tracing of people with Tuberculosis, especially among patients wi...

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Economy

Regional Trade: What Ails East African Industrial Sector

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

The report by the African Development Bank cites the lack of clear strategies for developing home-grown industries to develop or acquire technology. EDGAR NYANDONG reports.

The manufacturing sector in Eastern Africa is underdeveloped and ailing says...

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The Region

Transborder Crime - EAC Turns Attention to Insecurity

Transborder Crime - EAC Turns Attention to Insecurity

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

By ROBIN OBINO

East African Community security ministers have adopted a key proposal to establish regional Peace and Security Council (PSC) which will address the threats of terrorism, poaching and trans-border crimes. The decision was reached at th...

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DEA Hotels

German Hospitality: The Standige ‘Stav’ Vertretung

German Hospitality: The Standige ‘Stav’ Vertretung

Monday, 06 October 2014

Not just any restaurant, but a political book, writes RONALD BERA.

Politics is so intertwined in day-to-day life in Berlin that it pops up in the most unexpected places – like when you are just about to bite into a meaty roasted pork on the banks of...

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Diplomatic License

End the Charade, Save South Sudan

End the Charade, Save South Sudan

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

That South Sudan is starving while the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the international community fret about new deadlines to end the stalemate is incredible. Indeed, it would have been hilarious were it not for the implication...

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Green Agenda

Born Free Foundation: Land Rover Steps Up for Wild Life Conservation

Born Free Foundation: Land Rover Steps Up for Wild Life Conservation

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

The Foundation is a dynamic, international wildlife charity, devoted to compassionate conservation and animal welfare and was founded by actors Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna OBE in 1984. PAUL UDOTO reports.

Land Rover has agreed to a major new s...

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Odysseys

Dr Njoroge Mungai - The Man who Wanted to be President

Dr Njoroge Mungai - The Man who Wanted to be President

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

In this tribute SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT WANJOHI KABUKURU gives insights into the intrigues that drove one-time Foreign Minister, DR NJOROGE MUNGAI who recently passed on, out of power and the fact he brought UNEP to Nairobi.

Dr Njoroge Mungai was an a...

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