Kenya

Kenyan filmmakers rise up against ‘archaic’ 1960s restrictions

Kenyan filmmakers rise up against ‘archaic’ 1960s restrictions

Published 28/05/2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan filmmakers have urged authorities to revamp a 1960s law that threatens them with jail if they do not pay for a [more…]

Kenya moves to regulate fintech-fuelled lending craze

Kenya moves to regulate fintech-fuelled lending craze

Published 26/05/2018

(This May 25 story corrects first name of Capital Markets Authority CEO to Paul, not Peter, paragraph 29) By Maggie Fick and Omar Mohammed NAIROBI [more…]

Kenyan doctors angered by move to hire Cuban doctors

Kenyan doctors angered by move to hire Cuban doctors

Published 14/05/2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s government is pushing ahead with a plan to hire 100 Cuban doctors despite opposition from a doctors’ union that says the [more…]

Kiprop says doping officials took money

Kiprop says doping officials took money

Published 03/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Kenya’s former Olympic and world 1,500 meters champion Asbel Kiprop said on Thursday that a doping sample might have been tampered with [more…]

Hasay out of Boston Marathon with heel injury

Hasay out of Boston Marathon with heel injury

Published 15/04/2018

(Reuters) - American Jordan Hasay, one of the top women’s challengers in Monday’s Boston Marathon, has withdrawn with a heel injury, officials said on Sunday. [more…]

Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington

Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington

Published 12/03/2018

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens to a question during a news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstNAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. [more…]

Kenyan university lecturers strike again over low pay

Kenyan university lecturers strike again over low pay

Published 02/03/2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s public university lecturers have resumed a nationwide strike over low pay, nearly three months after ending a similar protest. Strikes by [more…]

Record-breaking Ethiopians dominate Dubai Marathon

Record-breaking Ethiopians dominate Dubai Marathon

Published 26/01/2018

Roza Dereje Bekele of Ethiopia crosses the finish line of the Dubai Marathon, in Dubai, UAE January 26, 2018. REUTERS/Satish KumarDUBAI (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s Mosinet [more…]

Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Published 20/11/2017

Policemen stand near a poster depicting Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, Kenya November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Baz RatnerNAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday [more…]

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

Published 20/11/2017

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Developing new front-line antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among key steps needed to sustain momentum in [more…]