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Diplomatic News

Kenya-Algeria in Cooperation Pact

Kenya-Algeria in Cooperation Pact

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Kenya and Algeria have signed two pacts of cooperation and political consultation.

In a ceremony presided over by the two country's foreign Ministers, Kenya's Amina Mohamed and Algeria's Ramtane Lamamra, the two countries agreed to set up a joint ...

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Cover Stories

Cover story October 2014: Celebrating Success - Malaysia, ‘Where Love Grows’

Cover story October 2014: Celebrating Success - Malaysia, ‘Where Love Grows’

Monday, 27 October 2014

On the occasion of Malaysia's 57th Independence Day, DEA's RONALD BERA engages the High Commissioner to Kenya H.E ISMAIL SALAM on his country's achievements and relations between the two countries. Excerpts.

DIPLOMAT EAST AFRICA: Your Excellency, ...

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Diplomacy News & Analysis

Exit Interview: ‘Kenya is My Second Home’

Monday, 27 October 2014

The Saudi Arabian ambassador to Kenya H.E GHORM SAID MALHAN, whose tour of duty is coming to an end, shares some insights with MOHAMMED WARSAMA about his experience in Nairobi and diplomatic career.

DIPLOMAT EAST AFRICA: Your Excellency, as your tou...

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Culture

Cinema: The Other Side of Slum Life

Cinema: The Other Side of Slum Life

Thursday, 30 October 2014

By BRIAN MUREITHI.

Kenyan slums are notorious hot beds of crime, poverty, prostitution and deprivation, but they also beam with opportunities and rich talent which goes to waste if it is not nurtured. To capture this talent the Spanish Embassy in ...

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Envoys of Sport

Rugby Sports: Welsh Rule Safari 7s

Monday, 27 October 2014

Kenya senior side Shujaa fielded a young and inexperienced team after the senior players were dropped from the squad by head coach Paul Treu over contractual disagreements ahead of the tournament. BRIAN MUREITHI reports.

The Welsh team put up a spir...

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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

Islamic Finance: ‘Takaful Insurance – Not Exclusively for Muslims’

Monday, 27 October 2014

Hassan Bashir, Founder and CEO Takaful Insurance of Africa (TIA), explains the thinking behind Islamic insurance and why the highly popular facility is all about honesty and trust. ROBIN OBINO reports.

DIPLOMAT EAST AFRICA: What led to the launch of...

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The Region

Terror Watch: Westgate Exposed Fault Lines in Security Apparatus

Monday, 27 October 2014

The Westgate attack showed that it is not enough to change the security bosses, or tackle Al Shabaab through the wholesale condemnation of members of the Somali ethnic group. WANJOHI KABUKURU reports.

On year after the Westgate siege, the commemorat...

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DEA Hotels

Helnan Palestine: Where Arab Kings and  Heads of States Rest

Helnan Palestine: Where Arab Kings and Heads of States Rest

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Sitting imposingly at the edge of Egypt's historical gardens, the towering marvel of architecture has over 200 rooms – including lavish suites and a penthouse, all balconied, with a magnificent view of the Mediterranean Sea. By RONALD BERA.

When y...

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Diplomatic License

Climate Change is a Global Crisis

Climate Change is a Global Crisis

Thursday, 30 October 2014

South Africa Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu hit the nail on the head when he said that tactics used against firms whIch did business with South Africa in the 1980s, must now be applied to fossil fuels to prevent human suffering. That his assertion cam...

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Green Agenda

Green Economy: Italian Waste Water Firm Comes to Kenya

Monday, 27 October 2014

By BRIAN MUREITHI

An Italian company that specialises in waste water harvesting, management and purification is coming to Kenya. Tubi Adige, an international experts firm in waste water treatment for industries across Europe, and which boasts of ove...

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Odysseys

Legend Paco Renter’ia: Mexican with a Guitar and Song

Monday, 27 October 2014

The performance by the legendary Mexican superstar – a first in Kenya and Africa was a performance to remember for those who love the flamenco and related musical genres. RONALD BERA reports.

At first, it seemed like one of those slow evenings; bein...

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