13-Jan-2020 to 12:17

Kenya: Green bond issuer raises $40m to build 5,000 units for students

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s first green bond issuer, Acorn Holdings on Monday announced it has raised 4.3 billion shillings ($40 million) to finance the construction of affordable accommodation to house 5,000 university students in the country.

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13-Jan-2020 to 11:43

Three Kenya teachers killed by suspected al-Shabaab militants

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Suspected al-Shabaab militants have killed three teachers in a daring dawn raid in Garissa, northern Kenya on Monday.

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10-Jan-2020 to 15:23

Kenya to champion AU's culture, arts agenda

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday accepted an invitation to become a champion of the African Union culture and the arts program.

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10-Jan-2020 to 15:13

Kenya earns $1.61bn from tourism in 2019

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya earned 163.5 billion shillings ($1.61 billion) as revenue raised from international tourism in 2019, a 3.9 percent increase from 157.3 billion shillings ($1.54 billion) in 2018, reports said on Friday.

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09-Jan-2020 to 14:59

Africa set to register economic growth of 2.9 percent in 2020-World Bank

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The economic growth in Sub-Saharan African region is expected to pick up to 2.9 percent in 2020, the World Bank has disclosed in its January 2020 Global Economic Prospects released on Thursday.

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08-Jan-2020 to 12:38

US soldiers deployed to secure Kenya’s airfield

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — United States service members comprising part of U.S. Africa Command’s East Africa Response Force (EARF) have been deployed to Manda Bay airfield in Kenya’s coastal region to beef up security following Sunday’s al-Shabaab attack.

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07-Jan-2020 to 14:23

Kenya, Guinea-Bissau agree to deepen bilateral ties

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya and Guinea Bissau on Tuesday agreed to work more closely to deepen their bilateral ties.

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