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Kenya pledges 'valley of peace' legacy as veteran leader Moi buried

13 Feb 2020

NAIROBI Kenya's deputy president pledged to unite the country in honour of Daniel Arap Moi, its longest-ruling president, who was buried at his sprawling estate in the Rift Valley on Wednesday. | Video

Thousands bid farewell to Kenya's veteran leader Moi

11 Feb 2020

NAIROBI African leaders in Kenya for the state funeral of Daniel Arap Moi, the country's longest ruling president who died last week at 95, hailed his role as a peacekeeper who tried to mediate conflicts including in Uganda and Ethiopia. | Video

Kenya's former President Daniel Arap Moi dies

04 Feb 2020

NAIROBI Kenya's longest-serving president Daniel Arap Moi, whose rule was marred by corruption and torture of opponents, died on Tuesday, the office of the president said. | Video

UPDATE 3-Kenyan GDP expected to grow 6.2% in 2020, central bank says

28 Jan 2020

NAIROBI, Jan 28 Kenya's economy is forecast to grow 6.2% this year, up from 5.7% last year, central bank governor Patrick Njoroge said on Tuesday, as regional trade shields Kenya from the effects of a global downturn.

UPDATE 2-Kenyan central bank makes second cut to key lending rate

27 Jan 2020

NAIROBI, Jan 27 Kenya's central bank cut its benchmark lending rate on Monday for the second time in a row, saying the economy was operating below potential and there was room for a more accommodative monetary policy.

World's richest 2,000 people hold more than poorest 4.6 billion combined - Oxfam

21 Jan 2020

NAIROBI The world's richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, while unpaid or underpaid work by women and girls adds three times more to the global economy each year than the technology industry, Oxfam said on Monday. | Video

Kenya arrests gold-loving Nairobi governor on suspicion of corruption

06 Dec 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan police arrested the Nairobi County governor, known for his chunky gold jewellery and impromptu raps, on Friday on corruption charges, a high profile move in the government's much trumpeted anti-graft push. | Video

UPDATE 2-Kenya's Centum banks on real estate after H1 profit trebles

28 Nov 2019

* Sees boost from real estate sales next fiscal year (Adds details, outlook, quotes)

Kenyan government report proposes more posts to tackle election violence

27 Nov 2019

NAIROBI Kenya should create more senior political posts including that of prime minister and increase payments to regional governments to try to end cyclical election violence, a government report said on Wednesday.

Kenyan government report proposes more posts to tackle election violence

27 Nov 2019

NAIROBI, Nov 27 Kenya should create more senior political posts including that of prime minister and increase payments to regional governments to try to end cyclical election violence, a government report said on Wednesday.

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