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Kenya earmarks 3.7 mln USD to boost rhino conservation

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenya will set aside 400 million shillings (about 3.7 million U.S. dollars) annually to strengthen protection of rhinos in the wild amid growing threats, an official said on Tuesday. Najib Balala, cabinet secretary for Tourism and Wildlife, said the new funding to be sourced from …

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War over water?

Plans for a dam across the Nile triggered a war in 1956, the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam recalls that history | MIKE MULLER | Over the past decade, observers have watched with trepidation as tensions increased between Egypt and Ethiopia over the construction of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on …

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FAO says Kenya on course to eradicate desert locusts

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenya is likely to become free from desert locusts in the near future thanks to roll-out of robust containment measures, a senior official from the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Tuesday. Cyril Ferrand, FAO’s resilience team leader for East …

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Kenya announces schools to reopen in January 2021

  Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s Ministry of Education has announced that primary and secondary schools will re-open in January 2021, if the COVID-19 infection curve will have been flattened by December 2020. There will therefore be no primary and secondary school exams in 2020. “The 2020 school calendar …

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Kenya reopens churches, limits worship to only 100 people

Nairobi, Kenya | PROSSY NANSUBUGA |  President Uhuru Kenyatta has reopened churches and other places of worship in the country with a maximum of 100 people. This was during a nation address at the Harambee House on Monday 6, July 2020. According to Uhuru, churches are open for congregational and individual …

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