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Early signs show tight Kenyan presidential election

© Reuters. Electoral officials sort cast ballot papers during the general election conducted by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) at the close of the voting process at the Moi Avenue Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya August 9, 2022. REUTERS/T
By: Reuters  Preliminary results from Kenya's presidential election showed a tight race between the two main candidates vying to replace President Uhuru Kenyatta, with citizens praying an announcement of a winner would not unleash violence as in...

Kenya Elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight race for president

AFP Image caption, Voters queued since early in the morning at polling stations across Kenya
BY: BBC WORLD Logistical delays and a failure of the identification kit in some parts of the country marred a largely peaceful election day in Kenya. Polls are now officially closed but voting has...

Kenya exports 81.4 tonnes of miraa to Somalia in four days

Kenya exported miraa (khat) worth Sh221 million in four days since the resumption of the Somalia market, highlighting the significant role that the commodity is playing in the economy
By: Daily Nation Kenya exported miraa (khat) worth Sh221 million in four days since the resumption of the Somalia market, highlighting the significant role that the commodity is playing in the economy. Head...

Kenya set for first miraa consignment to leave for Somalia

image credit: africasahara.com
By: farmers review africa Kenya is set to export its first miraa to Somalia today. Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) announced that Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya confirmed the report and said all systems go for the resumption of miraa...

Somalia, Kenya ink deals on khat, allows in Kenya Airways as ties warm

By: Reuters , Horndiplomat The presidents of Somalia and Kenya signed a range of deals on Friday, including one to restart trade of the stimulant khat, the countries' foreign ministers said, in a sign of improving...

Raila Odinga promises open Kenya-Somalia border if elected

Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Presidential candidate Raila Odinga adresing residents at Moi stadium in Mandera town. Image: STEPHEN ASTARIKO
By:The Star Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Presidential candidate Raila Odinga has promised to re-open closed Kenya-Somalia boarder if elected on August 9. Raila said that the border will be opened to enable business flow between the two countries. “We shall put in place all that is...

Kenya’s khat producers eager to resume exports to Somalia

A file picture, taken on July 16, 2013 shows a man holding khat in Nairobi. /AFP PHOTO
By: AFP As the afternoon sun starts to dip over central Kenya, the town of Maua buzzes with activity as the khat harvest arrives. For decades, over half a million people in this region have lived by the rhythms of khat, a mildly narcotic native shrub...

Kenya’s IEBC approves Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga

Raila Odinga SOURCE,AFP
By:BBC WORLD While Raila Odinga comes from a famous family in Kenya, the political crown has eluded him throughout his decades-long career - just as it eluded his father, who served as vice-president after independence from the UK. Aged 77, Mr Odinga will make his fifth...

Somaliland: ELM Schools’ Popularity Linked to Competency-Based Curriculum Practiced

Somaliland: ELM Schools’ Popularity Linked to Competency-Based Curriculum Practiced
By:Kenyans In Africa, Kenya's education sector has been recognised as one of the most progressive, producing academic giants of global standing. This has seen many countries in the continent visit the country on benchmarking missions with an aim of improving their education systems. This is the case...

Former Deputy Speaker Farah Maalim Calls For Reopening Of Kenya-Somalia Border

Former National Assembly Deputy speaker Farah Maalim when he called for the re-opening of the Kenya-Somalia border, May 27, 2022. /KNA
By:Capital fm GARISSA, Kenya, May 27 – Former National Assembly Deputy Speaker, Farah Maalim, has called for the reopening of the Kenya-Somalia border in Wajir and Mandera counties to facilitate cross border trade between the two countries. Government shut down the border close to four years...