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Diplomatic News

Equity Bank’s Investment Arm Teams up With Exotix Partners

Equity Bank’s Investment Arm Teams up With Exotix Partners

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

By Robin Obino

Equity Investment Bank (EIB), a subsidiary of Equity Bank Group has penned an agreement with global investment services firm, Exotix Partners LLP, as part of its market development strategies. The partnership will allow the two Invest...

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Cover Stories

Cover Story August 2014: Politics - Opposition At The Crossroads

Cover Story August 2014: Politics - Opposition At The Crossroads

Friday, 22 August 2014

But questions remain as to whether Opposition leader Raila Odinga's Coalition for Reforms and Democracy can maintain the momentum, writes DEA EDITOR MOHAMMED WARSAMA.

The resurgence of the Kenyan Opposition has taken many by surprise. The loss of th...

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Diplomacy News & Analysis

US-Africa Summit: The Counter-Penetration Factor

US-Africa Summit: The Counter-Penetration Factor

Thursday, 21 August 2014

By JAMES N. KARIUKI.

April 4, 2014 marked the 46th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination. One of King's most moving actions was to publicly denounce the controversial American involvement in the Vietnam War. The fact that King was ki...

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Culture

Fascinating Hobby: Finding Solace In Insects

Fascinating Hobby: Finding Solace In Insects

Tuesday, 05 August 2014

By BRIAN MUREITHI

Amajority of photographers – both amateur and professional - take pictures either for commercial or for sentimental purposes. But a group of five Kenyans have taken photography to a whole new level, venturing where none have dared ...

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Envoys of Sport

Medals Galore: Kenya Puts Up Jolly Good Show at the Commonwealth

Medals Galore: Kenya Puts Up Jolly Good Show at the Commonwealth

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

The athletes lived up to their billing as world beaters despite King Rudisha losing his crown but the gold in javelin, bronze in boxing and weightlifting made up for the slip. BRIAN MUREITHI reports.

The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games at the...

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Health

Liver Infection: Alarm over High Prevalence of Hepatitis B

Liver Infection: Alarm over High Prevalence of Hepatitis B

Thursday, 21 August 2014

The virus simply referred to by medics as HBV is the most serious cause of liver infection; it attacks the liver cells and can lead to scarring of the liver (cirrhosis), liver failure and even liver cancer. BRIAN MUREITHI reports.

As the world marke...

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Economy

Trade Diplomacy: Kenya-Morocco Ties Grow Stronger

Trade Diplomacy: Kenya-Morocco Ties Grow Stronger

Thursday, 21 August 2014

By ROBIN OBINO.

Business relations between Kenya and Morocco are getting stronger by the day, a year after bilateral talks were initiated in 2013 to improve diplomatic ties. According to the Moroccan ambassador to Kenya, H.E Abdelilah Benryane, the ...

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The Region

Politics: Opposition At The Crossroads

Politics: Opposition At The Crossroads

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

But questions remain as to whether Opposition leader Raila Odinga's Coalition for Reforms and Democracy can maintain the momentum, writes DEA EDITOR MOHAMMED WARSAMA.

The resurgence of the Kenyan Opposition has taken many by surprise. The loss of th...

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DEA Hotels

Crisis Management: KTB Accused of Padding Tourist Numbers

Crisis Management: KTB Accused of Padding Tourist Numbers

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Disturbing questions about the accuracy of tourist-arrival figures released periodically by the Kenya Tourist Board has cast doubts on the government's efforts to revive the strategic sector, writes a SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.

Tourism is Kenya's second...

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Diplomatic License

Hold African Leaders Accountable

Hold African Leaders Accountable

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

As we went to press, the U.S.-Africa Leaders' Summit was coming to an end and, though the communiqués and 'feel good' statements by African leaders were yet to be released, we say the initiative was great.

It was the first time ever that a sitting U...

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Green Agenda

Logging: Curbing Illegal Timber Trade

Logging: Curbing Illegal Timber Trade

Thursday, 21 August 2014

By EDGAR NYANDONG

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have agreed to work jointly with INTERPOL and UN agencies to fight the rising illegal trade in timber. East Africa is said to be a key transit point for illegally logged timber from the Democratic Republi...

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Odysseys

Science or Fiction: If the Earth was Ever Destroyed...

Science or Fiction: If the Earth was Ever Destroyed...

Thursday, 21 August 2014

With the levels of global warming and climate change due to human activities getting out of hand, questions about the future of the human race have emerged? EDGAR NYANDONG explains.

Recent reports by science news website - Sci-News - of the discover...

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