Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: Nairobi

U.S. Pledges $30 Billion to Small-Scale Farmers...

Nairobi — African leaders, business people and major development partners pledged more than $30 billion U.S. dollars in investments to increase production, income and...

The Artwork Being Made By These Nairobi...

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7 of The Best Places for Black...

ACCRA, GHANA Ghana is Africa’s fastest growing economy and has developed a remarkable degree of stability. The West African nation's growth rate exceed 10 percent...

Somalia’s Al-Shabab Commanders Reported Killed in Strike

 An air strike in southern Somalia has killed two senior commanders of the militant Islamist group, al-Shabab, residents have told the BBC. The strike destroyed...

Kenya’s President: Mall Attackers Are ‘Defeated’

Kenya has triumphed over terrorists, President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a moving speech on Tuesday in the aftermath of an assault at a popular...

Al-Shabab: Fighters in Kenya Mall Attack Will...

Abu Omar, a military commander of the Somali group al-Shabab, spoke to Al-Jazeera about the siege of Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. He said...

Kenyan Forces Deployed at Nairobi Shopping Mall...

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in an attack by gunmen on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, police officials...

Kenya: Youths See Opportunity in Digital Outsourcing

NAIROBI, Kenya — When David Otieno graduated from the Kenya Institute of Management five years ago, he joined the estimated 50,000 other new graduates...

Kenya’s Main International Airport Shut Down By...

Kenya's main airport, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, has been closed following a huge fire that destroyed its arrivals unit on Wednesday in the capital...

Kenya’s New President Facing Tough Challenges

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as Kenya's president, the fourth since the nation gained independence 50 years ago. Kenyatta took the oath, using the...

Kenyan Presidential Campaign Marred by Legacy of...

As Kenyan voters prepare to elect their new president, the shadow of the country’s last presidential election continues to loom over the current campaign....

‘Nairobi Half Life’: Well-Done Retread of Country...

The old story of a naïve country bumpkin’s rude awakening upon arrival in the big city is shot through with fresh social and stylistic...

Grenade Attack Strikes Sunday School in Nairobi

A grenade attack on a church in the Kenyan capital Nairobi claimed the life of a child, and left three other children seriously injured...

Sauti Sol Reflects Kenya’s New Musical, Political...

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The members of Sauti Sol rehearse in a cramped recording studio above a chapati restaurant off a noisy highway in Nairobi....

Nairobi Experiencing Double-Digit Tourist Growth

Nairobi, Kenya is experiencing double-digit growth in tourist visitation. Nairobi is set to become the fourth most visited destination city in Africa this year, according...

Africa to Get Its Own Domain

Nairobi — Africa will now have its own Internet domain name; dot Africa, in the next 18 months. This is after the Internet Corporation for...

Officials Dispute Cause of Kenya Explosion

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has deemed the Monday explosion that rocked the heart of Nairobi an act of terrorism. This declaration directly contrasts...

Terror Blast Rocks Kenyan Capital, More Than...

A massive explosion has rocked a building on Moi Avenue in Nairobi, adjacent to the Mount Kenya University. The cause of the blast at Assanands...