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Diplomatic News

Budding Fashion Designers to Access Equity Bank’s Multi-Million Facility

Budding Fashion Designers to Access Equity Bank’s Multi-Million Facility

Monday, 02 March 2015

Arnold Muriithi is this year's Vijana Na Equity; Design your Destiny fashion design competition winner. Muriithi, 23, beat 40 other contestants to win an all-expenses paid ticket to attend the 2015 Hub of Africa Fashion Week in Ethiopia. He further...

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Cover Stories

Cover Story January 2015: Milestone - Diplomacy of Development

Cover Story January 2015: Milestone - Diplomacy of Development

Friday, 23 January 2015

DEA'S RONALD BERA engages the Republic of South Korea Ambassador to Kenya H.E. CHOI DONGGYOU on his country's impressive development and lessons that his hosts can learn. Excerpts.

DIPLOMAT EAST AFRICA: Your Excellency, please tell us about the mi...

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Diplomacy News & Analysis

Techno Metro - Africa’s ‘Most Intelligent’ City? Don’t Tell the Nairobi Governor

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Nairobi is winning accolades despite a lack of vision and development agenda by the county government led by DR EVANS KIDERO, explains ROBIN OBINO.

For a second year running, Nairobi has been named the most intelligent city in Africa based on intern...

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Culture

Unique Festival - The Healing Magic of Yoga

Thursday, 14 May 2015

By BRIAN MUREITHI

The practice of yoga is seen as a symbol of peace, serenity, well being and the perfect way to escape the stresses of modern life. It is for this reason that perhaps more than 200 yoga lovers from across the world converged in Lamu...

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Envoys of Sport

Corporate Sponsors - Squabbles Mar Kenyan Sports

Thursday, 14 May 2015

BY BRIAN MUREITHI.

Fears of a serious drop in sponsorship has gripped Kenya's most popular sports of rugby, athletics and football due to constant bickering in the governing federations. Telecommunications giant, Safaricom, a major sponsor of sporti...

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Health

Global Priorities - Linking Human Health to Biodiversity

Friday, 15 May 2015

By EDGAR NYANDONG.

The benefits of a clean biodiversity and ecosystem to human health have been highlighted in a major report launched at the 14th World Congress on Public Health in Kolkata, India.

According to the report titled Connecting Global P...

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Economy

Telco Wars - Drawing the Line Between Success and Dominance

Thursday, 14 May 2015

By ROBIN OBINO.

Runner up telecommunications firm Airtel's demand to have Kenya's communications regulator declare giant rival company, Safaricom, a dominant player has sucked in Information Communication Technology Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i....

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The Region

Uneasy Times - Squabbles Overshadow EAC Infrastructure Projects

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The smooth handover from the bloc's leadership from Kenyatta to Kikwete barely concealed the poisoned trade relation between the two neighbours. ROBIN OBINO reports.

Financing for infrastructure projects were top on the agenda at the East African Co...

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DEA Hotels

Communications Strategy - Ebola Deals Body Blow to Africa’s Tourism

Communications Strategy - Ebola Deals Body Blow to Africa’s Tourism

Friday, 23 January 2015

By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

A request by Kenya's tourism fraternity during a recent round-table meeting to President Uhuru Kenyatta to urgently appointment a government spokesman showed how badly lack of a coherent public policy was affecting the sec...

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Diplomatic License

Tackling Corruption

Thursday, 14 May 2015

President Uhuru Kenyatta has confounded friend and foe by finally wielding the cudgel against the monster of corruption that has bedeviled his two-year old regime. But he must stick to the battle if he is to win the war against the one vice that has ...

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Green Agenda

Climate Change - Kyoto Protocol Turns 10

Friday, 15 May 2015

BY EDGAR NYANDONG.

On the 10th anniversary of the world's first emission reduction treaty, the United Nations (UN) says that early analysis shows that countries that met their targets under the Kyoto Protocol have collectively exceeded their origina...

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Odysseys

Stranger Than Fiction - Why Priority and Discretion

Stranger Than Fiction - Why Priority and Discretion

Monday, 18 May 2015

BY NGARI GITUKU

From The Organized Mind by Daniel J. Levitin.

We live in a world with 300 exabytes (300 billion billion) of information, an amount that is rapidly expanding to ever greater amounts from this already brobdingnagian level. And yet t...

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