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Anyula Euster Mukari "Shila": "Children are 20% of our society but 100% of our future"

Anyula Euster Mukari “Shila”: “Children are 20% of our society but 100% of our future”

Anyula Euster Mukari studies Public Health at Mt. Kenya University-Thika in Kenya. “Shila” as most people would call her, loves the thrill of working in a healthcare institution. Outside her classroom, she spends her time reading biographies, articles and novels. Having participated in programs conducted by Lapid Leaders Africa, Shila is greatly inspired in becoming …

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Kipruto and Kipyogei, the face of Boston Marathon 2021

Kenya‘s Benson Kipruto and Diana Kipyogei came out victorious at the Boston Marathon 2021. While Kipruto , 30 , celebrates his biggest win so far, Kipyogei , 27, on the other side gives a big smile completing a double in the women’s race. Making it a historical moment, Kipruto ran for two hours, nine minutes …

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Discovering Africa's Creativity in Nairobi's Market

Discovering Africa’s Creativity in Nairobi’s Market

While we continue to explore Kenya, after enjoying nature and all it has to offer from waterfalls to unending sight of beautiful animals and plants in a piece with Beatrice Ani, we took a walk through the markets in Nairobi to find amazing artworks, clothes, bracelets, and so much more displayed for sale. Some of …

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'Justice For Lolldaiga' As Kenyans Fight British In Court

‘Justice For Lolldaiga’ As Kenyans Fight British In Court

The British Army was sued for the loss of livelihoods and environmental damages in Lolldaiga Hills, Kenya and the people living Nanyuki have sensed their attempt to avoid the legal action by all means. As a result, about 1500 Nanyuki dwellers came out with one voice and in one shirt that says ‘Justice For Lolldaiga’. …

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Kenya Bans Documentary About Gay Couple

Kenya Bans Documentary About Gay Couple

Due to the global movement of homosexuality decriminalization, over 20 countries in Africa have so far legalized same-sex (gay) relationship. However, this could land gay people in jail in other countries where homosexuality is greatly frowned upon. The Kenya film board has recently banned ‘I Am Samuel’ — a film revolving around Samuel and his …

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Kenya Covid-19 Crisis: Protesters clash with police over curfews

Some Africans, if not many, do not believe or accept the fact that there’s some disease called Covid-19 roaming about the continent taking lives and putting people on house arrest. A group of demonstrators in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, provoked by lockdowns and curfews clashed with the police demanding for an end to restrictions of movement.  …

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Kenya WRC Safari Rally: The toughest races in the world

Kenya WRC Safari Rally is known as one of the toughest races in the world, the beautiful Magical Kenya destination has been on “fire” since June 24. On June 15, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, Hon. Najib Balala officiated the unveiling of Magical Kenya branded rally cars at the Kenyatta International Convention Center. …

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Kakuzi: Lamu Port Opens As Avocado Cargo Sets Sail To Europe

Kakuzi: Lamu Port Opens As Avocado Cargo Sets Sail To Europe

The new Lamu Port in Kenya begins operation on Thursday starting with the cargo transportation of 80-ton avocados to France. The avocados loaded on MV Seago Bremerhaven cargo ship are freshly grown at Kakuzi PLC Makuyu orchards. According to the Managing Director of Kakuzi, Chris Flowers, Lamu port going into operation is a huge benefit …

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China to build Kenya’s Foreign Affairs headquarters

China to build Kenya’s Foreign Affairs headquarters

The Kenyan government is solidifying its relation with China through the construction of a new Foreign Affairs headquarters by the  Chinese government. The current building of Kenya’s Foreign Affairs headquarters in Nairobi is located next to the Harambee House, along Harambee Avenue and it’s less spacious. The Chinese government has a track record of major …

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