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  • Kenya pins its prosperity hopes on oil
    As Kenya prepares to export oil, the promise of petrodollars has generated high expectations.
    BBC News.  Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:10:58 GMT.
  • Kenya court halts HIV data collection
    Kenya's high court rules that a government directive to collect data about HIV children is unconstitutional.
    BBC News.  Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:59:03 GMT.
  • Africa: African Press Review 7 December 2016
    [RFI] Patients are dying as the doctors strike continues in Kenya. South Africa's Jacob Zuma is to have another meeting with the ruling party's integrity committee. ...
    All Africa.  Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:32:37 GMT.
  • Kenya’s Doctors, Nurses Strike for Better Pay
    Kenya's doctors and nurses are on strike, demanding an increase in pay and better working conditions. The strike began after talks called by the health ministry collapsed late Sunday. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:14:13 -0500.
  • Azuri Partners with Zuku, Launches Solar Powered PayGo TV and Satellite Service.
    NAIROBI, Kenya--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Offgrid--Azuri Technologies and home entertainment satellite provider, Zuku have today launched the first integrated pay-as-you-go satellite TV package in sub Saharan Africa ...
    Business Wire.  Mon, 5 Dec 2016 10:10:00 UTC.
  • Toyota Invests $3 Million In Kenyan Tech Firm
    Toyota Tsusho has reportedly acquired a 9.5% stake in Seven Seas Technology, a Kenyan information technology firm, for $3 million, in a deal that values the company at a little over $30 million.
    By Mfonobong Nsehe, Contributor.  Forbes.  Sat, 3 Dec 2016 09:57:00 -0500.
  • Iran Calls On Kenya To Release 2 Charged With Planning Terrorist Act
    Iran has urged Kenya to release two of its citizens charged by a Nairobi court with planning a terrorist act after being arrested for filming outside the Israeli embassy.
    Radio Liberty.  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:45:28 +0000.
  • bioLytical Introduces INSTI HIV Self Test to Kenyan Regulated Pharmacy Network
    RICHMOND, BC, Dec. 2, 2016 - bioLytical Laboratories, a world leader in rapid infectious disease tests, introduced the Company's newest product, the INSTI HIV Self Test, to Kenya's Pharmaceutical Association members. ...
    PR Newswire.  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:00:00 EST.
  • Kenya Campaign Fights Against Sexual, Gender-based Violence
    In Kenya, about 45 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 45 have experienced physical or sexual violence. A campaign hopes to stem the tide of gender-based violence. For VOA, Lenny Ruvaga reports from Nairobi, Kenya.
    Voice of America.  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:59:00 -0500.
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Facts About Kenya

The Republic of Kenya, located in East Africa, is governed by an elected President and a unicameral National Assembly.  Its capital city is Nairobi, and its currency is the Kenyan shilling.  In 2007, Kenya's estimated population was 36,914,000, and the primary languages spoken in Kenya are English and Swahili.

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