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Kenya, U.S. seek to strengthen bilateral ties

Nairobi, Kenya |  XINHUA | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held bilateral talks with United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his virtual visit to Kenya. During the meeting, the two discussed trade and investment opportunities, touching on the untapped potential held by the Kenya-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA). …

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Suspension of bus operations in Kenya hits Busia touts hard

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of bus touts in Busia municipality are redundant following the suspension of bus operations in Kenya. Last week, Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta suspended bus operations in Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kajiado and Migori because of high cases of Covid-19. This saw major bus companies such …

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Kenyatta orders ministry of health to publish all COVID-19 procurements amid corruption allegations

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday directed the Ministry of Health to publish details of all procurements related to COVID-19, particularly those undertaken by the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) amid allegations of corruption. Kenyatta said the publication of procurement information including winners of tenders …

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African leaders demand swift release of detained Mali president

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | African leaders have strongly condemned the Tuesday military coup in Mali during which President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was seized by mutinying soldiers. The leaders who included Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his counterparts from South Africa, DR Congo, Rwanda and Mozambique among others also demanded …

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Kenya sets up transport, logistics network to cut business costs

Nairobi, Kenya | XINHUA | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday established a framework for the management, coordination and integration of public port, railway and pipeline services under the Kenya Transport and Logistics Network (KTLN). In an Executive Order issued in Nairobi, Kenyatta said the network brings together Kenya Ports Authority …

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Kenya launches UN platform to unlock youth potential

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched Kenya’s chapter of Generation Unlimited (GenU), a UN platform which he said will assist the government in unlocking the potential of Kenyan youth. Kenyatta said the youth account for about three quarters of the Kenyan population, adding that …

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