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By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Oct 11th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is this month seeking to raise 297 million U.S. dollars from the domestic market for infrastructure projects in the energy, water and transport sectors. The East African nation is carrying out a number of infrastructure projects that include constru...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 4th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Foreign Minister Amina C. Mohamed Jibril to contest the post of the chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission. President Kenyatta said Monday his administration had submitted the candidature of Amina Mo...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya’s top Olympics official Wednesday was charged with stealing over $250,000 meant for housing and supplies for the country’s athletes in Brazil. Along with two other Kenyan Olympics Committee members, Pius Ochieng and Francis Kinyili, Rio Olym...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Aug 14th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least seven Kenyan banks have issued notices to bring down their lending rates as they scramble to forestall a law on capping the charges. President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to reject or assent to a proposed law to limit interest rate commercial bank...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 21st, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report issued by Human rights Watch – Kenyan security forces have forcibly disappeared at least 34 people in the past two years during abusive counterterrorism operations in Nairobi and in northeastern Kenya, Human Rights Watch said in a report rel...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 19th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Authorities in South Sudan should immediately and unconditionally release South Sudanese journalist Alfred Taban, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Taban, editor-in-chief of the independent English-language daily Juba Monitor, has been held without ...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 16th, 2015
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Lamu,Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan authorities have indefinitely extended a security operation to flush out Somali militants from the vast forest in the coastal town of Lamu due to renewed terror threats. A Gazette notice on the extension has already been released by the Ministry of I...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Nov 23rd, 2015
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This article by: Natasha Lehrer is a writer, editor, and translator. She has lived in Paris for ten years. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The global...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Sep 8th, 2015
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States of America has reopened its diplomatic mission to Somalia, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, marking the latest step to restore diplomatic ties since the U.S. withdrawal from the war-torn nation in the early 1990s. However, the mi...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 11th, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Fourteen Kenyans were among the 34 crew rescued after their Yemeni-flagged fishing vessel, Al Amal, sank off the coast of Somalia’s Puntland state on Friday last week. The vessel developed a mechanical problem and ran aground on approaching Hoby...