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Meet the world’s smallest frog

BY RICHARD BLACK A frog species that appears to be the world's smallest has been discovered in Papua New Guinea by a US-based team. At...

Former Rwandan president killed by his own bodyguards, says report

 KIGALI, Wednesday Jan.11 (Xinhua) - A team of French experts investigating the attack on the plane of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, has accused...

Kenya on high alert during festive season amid Al- Shabaab fears

BY CHRISPINUS OMAR AND DAVID MUSYOKANAIROBI, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's security forces have stepped up security in all cities, towns and all entry...

Kenya’s insurance industry gets police anti-fraud unit

BY DAVID MUSYOKANAIROBI, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) - The Kenya Police Anti-Fraud Insurance Unit has completed training becoming the fourth such police anti-fraud unit for...

KWS eyes more land to ease pressure on Nairobi National Park

BY HASSAN BARIWENAIROBI, Dec. 21 -- Renowned worldwide as the only wildlife sanctuary within a city, the Nairobi National Park is expected to increase...

Pyrethrum processor shopping for investors

NAIROBI, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) - Orion Export Processing Zone (EPZ) Ltd, a newly established pyrethrum processing company in Kenya has announced that it is...

Now Kenya extends deadline for switching off counterfeit mobile phones

BY PETER MUTAINIROBI, Dec. 21 - The Kenyan government has extended deadline by four months for mobile operators to switch off subscribers using counterfeit...

Presidential aspirants must sell agenda, not ambition

BY KASEMBELI ALBERTThe aftermath of Kenya's last general election has not given the country a chance to hold President Mwai Kibaki or Prime Minister...

CfC Stanbic shareholders approve rights issue

BY RONALD NJOROGE NAIROBI, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) - Shareholders of CfC Stanbic Holdings, a member of the Standard Bank Group have approved a Rights Issue...

Graduates turn to online jobs as unemployment soars

NAIROBI, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) - As unemployment continues to rise in Kenya, the country's jobseekers are turning to websites hosted in and out of...