- Catholic Relief Services Welcomes Pope Francis to Africa
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 24, 2015 -- As Pope Francis makes his first trip to Africa, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and the Central African Republic starting tomorrow, Nov. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:55:00 EST.
- Africa: African Press Review 24 November 2015
[RFI] President Uhuru Kenyatta's big bang against runaway corruption in Kenya; and in Nigeria, a warning from the press about the dangers of diabolising the secessionist agitations of ethnic Igbo groups clamouring for a sovereign Biafra State.
All Africa. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:54:55 GMT.
- Nairobi Residents Prepare for Pope Francis’ Visit
Streets have been newly paved, banners hung by the highways, and Pope Francis branded merchandise is for sale, all to welcome the pontiff when he kicks off his Africa tour Wednesday in Kenya. Jill Craig reports from Nairobi.
Voice of America. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 05:03:00 -0500.
- US Catholic Churches Recruit African Priests
Issac Makovo's smile grows and his eyes twinkle when he talks about his hometown of Mombasa, Kenya. Father Issac is in his third year of ministry in a Catholic Church located in the small community of Hickory, Maryland. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:00:40 -0500.
- Kenyan Runners Accuse Officials of Stealing From Sponsorship Deal
Dozens of world-class runners stormed the headquarters of Kenya’s athletics association, accusing top officials of stealing nearly $700,000 from a deal with Nike.
Jeffrey Gettleman. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:51:49 GMT.
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- Kenyan runners occupy athletics HQ
A group of Kenyan athletes occupy the headquarters of the sport's national governing body in the capital, Nairobi, stopping officials from entering.
BBC News. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:42:11 GMT.
- VIDEO: IVF 'best option' to save white rhinos
The chief executive of the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, Richard Vigne, tells the BBC that in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is the best option to save the northern white rhinoceros.
BBC News. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:15:00 GMT.
- Endangered White Rhino Nola Dies at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Nola was euthanized after her health deteriorated because of an infection, leaving just three known northern white rhinos, which live under armed guard in Kenya.
Liam Stack. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 04:35:05 GMT.
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- Kenya to destroy vast ivory stockpile from thousands of elephants
Kenya's wildlife authority on Monday vowed to destroy the east African country's vast ivory stockpile from several thousand elephants, nine times more than the largest pile torched so far. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:59:14 -0500.
- Apple Forays Into Payments: Could The US Finally Have Easy Peer-To-Peer Payments?
We might finally be able to do what folks in Kenya and India have been doing for years now: send money to each other without hefty fees or writing a check.
By Esha Chhabra. Forbes. Sat, 14 Nov 2015 14:01:00 GMT.
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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