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  • 03:48 Arts Scene In Kenya

    Arts Scene In Kenya

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    Kenya's art scene is more vibrant than ever. From pop-up exhibitions to old galleries getting a face-lift to create more opportunities for local artists. The art industry is also attracting more local buyers. Investors hope that in a few years the sector

  • 03:54 Kenyan Boxer Fatuma Zarika Punches Her Way To A Global Title

    Kenyan Boxer Fatuma Zarika Punches Her Way To A Global Title

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    From Zimbabwe to Kenya where the country's most successful professional female boxer has retained her WBC Super Bantam weight title. Fatuma Zarika won a on a split decision over Mexico's Yamileth Mercado in a ten round fight. CGTN's Edmond Nyabola has bee

  • 05:46 Kenya: Death Toll From Burst Dam Passes 40

    Kenya: Death Toll From Burst Dam Passes 40

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    In Kenya, the death toll after a dam in the Rift Valley city of Nakuru burst has surpassed 40. The number is expected to rise, as search and rescue efforts continue. Weeks of heavy rains have caused flooding and landslides across the country. CGTN's Thuli

  • 03:07 Kenya Red Cross Volunteers Help With Relief Efforts After Dam Bursts

    Kenya Red Cross Volunteers Help With Relief Efforts After Dam Bursts

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    The Red Cross is one of the organisations involved in relief efforts. Abbas Gullet, the Secretary General of the Kenya Red Cross Society, gave us this update earlier.

  • 07:27 Kenya Rocked By Political Uncertainty

    Kenya Rocked By Political Uncertainty

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    Kenya's electioneering drama has been going on for months now. In this special report, CGTN's Thuli Tshabala explores the main events, and International Relations Expert David Kikaya gives a deeper insight into what lead the country into this state.

  • 11:09 Raila Odinga Swears Himself In As 'people's President'

    Raila Odinga Swears Himself In As 'people's President'

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    A day of political drama for Kenya, Opposition leader Raila Odinga has sworn himself in as people's president. The rival inauguration comes after Odinga lost last year's election to president Uhuru Kenyatta. More than 10-thousand people witnessed the riva

  • 00:49 President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

    President Kenyatta To Meet Zuma In Durban For Talks

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    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun his state visit to South Africa. This is his first foreign trip since he was sworn-in for a second term. According to a statement by the presidency, Kenyatta will hold talks with his counterpart Jacob Zuma, in Dur

  • 02:15 Kenyan Former Militant Recruiter On The Run

    Kenyan Former Militant Recruiter On The Run

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    A Kenyan jihadist who helped recruit hundreds of fighters is on the run from al-Shabaab. Ahmed Iman's whereabouts are unknown. It's believed he disagreed with the group's top leadership - and has fled, fearing for his life. CGTN's Abdulaziz Billow explain

  • 02:34 Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn In For Second Term

    Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn In For Second Term

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    Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second term at Nairobi's Kasarani stadium. His deputy, William Ruto, has also taken his oath of office. Thousands of people are gathered at the stadium to witness the ceremony. Many Kenyans have exp

  • 02:16 Supreme Court Upholds Election Of Uhuru Kenyatta

    Supreme Court Upholds Election Of Uhuru Kenyatta

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    Kenya's Supreme Court has unanimously upheld Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in the re-run polls held last month. The court had previously nullified the August results, citing irregularities by the electoral commission. The ruling clears the way for the 55-year-

  • 04:04 Fresh Clashes Between Police And Opposition Supporters Reported In Kenya

    Fresh Clashes Between Police And Opposition Supporters Reported In Kenya

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    There was fresh clashes between police and opposition supporters in Nairobi. Running battles between the two sides are being reported in several locations. Tensions have been mounting in Kenya since the return of opposition leader Raila Odinga from the Un

  • 03:41 Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

    Kenya, Uganda Sign Cross-border Response Pact

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    Ugandan and Kenyan authorities, in partnership with the world health organization, have signed a cross-border surveillance and response pact to handle epidemics in the two countries. This follows the recent outbreak of the deadly Marburg disease in Kween

  • 03:12 Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

    Chicken Farming Project Empowers Kenyan Women

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    And now to Kenya -- where the lives of rural women in the Rift Valley region are set for a makeover. In line with the popular adage: when you empower a woman, you empower a community, authorities have embarked on a poultry project targeting women. CGTN's

  • 05:17 Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Repeat Poll With 98% Of The Vote

    Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Repeat Poll With 98% Of The Vote

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    After months of uncertainty and drama, Kenya's electoral commission has announced the results of last week's re-run vote. Incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner with 98 percent of the vote. He's gained the required minimum vote, d

  • 05:51 Vote-counting Under Way In Most Parts Of Kenya

    Vote-counting Under Way In Most Parts Of Kenya

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    Official results are due to be announced within seven days. But the electoral body says it may release them sooner. We are now joined by our reporters Jane Kiyo here in Nairobi and Alexandria Majallah in Kisumu.

  • 05:10 Vote-counting Under Way Across Most Parts Of Kenya

    Vote-counting Under Way Across Most Parts Of Kenya

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    Polls have closed in Kenya and vote-counting has begun in a tight election to choose a president and parliament. Voting centres closed at 5pm local time on Tuesday. Results are not expected before Wednesday, and the electoral body has seven days to declar

  • 01:36 Trade Route Along Ugandan Border Grinds To A Halt

    Trade Route Along Ugandan Border Grinds To A Halt

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    As Kenyans went to the polls, however, there's anxiety across the border. In Uganda, many importers have temporarily suspended business along the Kenyan route. Some transport operators have refused to move passengers across the border altogether. CGTN's I

  • 05:08 Kenya Declares Dusk-to-dawn Curfew In Response To Al Shabaab Attacks

    Kenya Declares Dusk-to-dawn Curfew In Response To Al Shabaab Attacks

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    Kenya's acting Interior minister Dr. Fred Matiangi has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in response to a barrage Al Shabaab attacks in parts of Lamu, Garissa and Tana River counties.

  • 00:43 Barclays Kenya: Bank To Close Seven Branches To Cut Costs

    Barclays Kenya: Bank To Close Seven Branches To Cut Costs

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    Barclays Bank of Kenya has become the latest lender to announce branch closures in a move to cut costs. The bank says seven branches will shutdown on the first of October, and their operations will be merged with nearby branches.

  • 00:52 Kenyan President Hails New Train Trip As A Wonderful Experience

    Kenyan President Hails New Train Trip As A Wonderful Experience

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    It is a wonderful experience that will be enjoyed by Kenyans, and East Africans.This is what Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta feels, about the new standard gauge railway. He was speaking on the train from Mombasa to Nairobi, after the launch of the new rai

  • 02:04 China, Kenya To Boost Legal Cooperation On Illegal Trade

    China, Kenya To Boost Legal Cooperation On Illegal Trade

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    More than 400 international delegates are in the Kenyan capital Nairobi for a five-day international law conference. The Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation brings together representatives from 47 countries. Discussions will centre on promoting

  • 03:49 Local Firms In Kenya Compete For Growing Appetite For Mobile Loans

    Local Firms In Kenya Compete For Growing Appetite For Mobile Loans

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    Smartphones are now revolutionizing the business of micro-finance in Kenya. The growing demand for lending apps has caught the attention of banks and private equity firms from as far away as the United States and Europe, who are swooping in for a piece of

  • 00:42 Bentley Motors Plans To Open Dealership In Kenya

    Bentley Motors Plans To Open Dealership In Kenya

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    As part of its ongoing expansion to increase the brand's international presence, Bentley Motors has announced the opening of its first dealership in Kenya's capital of Nairobi. The British automaker of luxury cars & SUVs announced the appointment of Multi

  • 04:50 Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya Look To Invest In Coal-fired Power Plants

    Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya Look To Invest In Coal-fired Power Plants

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    After years as the only country with a heavy investment in electricity from coal, South Africa may be joined by Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya over the next five years. All three plan to add just under 3 GW of coal-fired power plants. Kenya has been heavily rel

  • 02:36 Kenyan Farmers Fear For Their Crops After Reports Of Armyworm Invasion

    Kenyan Farmers Fear For Their Crops After Reports Of Armyworm Invasion

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    Kenya is investigating reports that crop-eating caterpillars known as armyworms have invaded maize fields in the western region of Trans-Nzoia. Neighbouring Uganda confirmed last month that the pests had attacked crops in about 20 districts. It's heighten

  • 03:03 Kenya Leads In Push Toward Solar Energy Use In Africa

    Kenya Leads In Push Toward Solar Energy Use In Africa

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    Property developers in Kenya must fit homes and buildings with solar panels for water heating to promote clean energy production and reduce electricity costs. Kenya is one of the countries leading Africa's push toward solar energy use but it still relies

  • 02:01 Kenya Boasts Of Having The Most Young Gamblers In Africa

    Kenya Boasts Of Having The Most Young Gamblers In Africa

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    Kenya is said to have the highest number of gambling youths on the continent. If you win, it's easy money -- which makes it highly addictive. Kathryn Omwandho caught up with one of the lucky ones. But he's definitely in the minority. There are thousands o

  • 07:03 Corporates Gather In Kenya To Discuss The Future Of Cashless Payments On The Continent

    Corporates Gather In Kenya To Discuss The Future Of Cashless Payments On The Continent

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    Some big corporates have gathered in Kenya’s capital Nairobi to discuss the future of cashless payments on the continent. The summit has been hosted by the Financial Times Live. Easy and convenient, the potential for growth in the sector in Africa is mass

  • 03:26 My Dawa: Innovation To Enable Kenyans Purchase Medicine Using Smartphone

    My Dawa: Innovation To Enable Kenyans Purchase Medicine Using Smartphone

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    Private Equity firm ION has invested $5 million dollars in a platform that will enable Kenyans purchase quality medicine from the convenience of their smartphones. By simply taking a picture of their prescription and sending it via the app, the company wi

  • 00:59 Kenyan Gov't Moves To Reduce Prices Of Basic Commodities

    Kenyan Gov't Moves To Reduce Prices Of Basic Commodities

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    In Kenya, the Treasury secretary has waived import duty on white maize and removed Value Added Tax on processed flour to reduce prices of basic commodities. Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich's tax interventions meant to counter rising inflation and intervene

  • 04:45 Beijing Begins Closing Down Its Legal Ivory Trade

    Beijing Begins Closing Down Its Legal Ivory Trade

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    Africa' s conservation efforts are set for a major boost. By the end of business hours today, almost half of China's authorized, government-approved ivory factories and shops will have closed their doors for good. The rest of China's legal trade will be g

  • 05:52 Shut-down Of Chinese Ivory Factories A Big Step Towards Eradication Of Poaching

    Shut-down Of Chinese Ivory Factories A Big Step Towards Eradication Of Poaching

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    Kenya has been one of the biggest proponents of a total ban on the trade of ivory. CGTN's Clementine Logan takes a look at how the East African nation is trying to protect its elephants. Also, to discuss this further, Ramah Nyang was joined live in studio

  • 04:43 INTERVIEW: New Taxes On Trading At The NSE?

    INTERVIEW: New Taxes On Trading At The NSE?

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    Kenya's budget for its next fiscal year is barely 48 hours away, and many are asking what tax changes - if any - should you expect? In 2015, the changes included the re-introduction of capital gains tax on listed equities. Those were only dropped a year l

  • 02:06 Kenya's Central Bank Retains Its Benchmark Lending Rate At 10%

    Kenya's Central Bank Retains Its Benchmark Lending Rate At 10%

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    Kenya's Central bank retained its benchmark lending rate at 10%, in light of a sharp increase in February inflation to 9%, as well as continued depressed private sector credit growth and uncertainties in the global economy. Central bank governor, Patrick

  • 01:06 Michael Olunga's Brace Earns Kenya A 2-1 Victory Over DR Congo

    Michael Olunga's Brace Earns Kenya A 2-1 Victory Over DR Congo

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    Kenya edged out 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier contenders DR Congo by two goals to one in an international friendly match on Sunday. The hosts took the lead four minutes into the match when Michael Olunga scored against a run of play. The visitors fought b

  • 01:48 Kenya's First-ever ETF Opens For Trading On The Bourse

    Kenya's First-ever ETF Opens For Trading On The Bourse

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    Investors within Kenya and indeed, the wider East African region now have an opportunity to trade in ETFs. This follows the launch and listing of the Barclays NewGold ETF on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The NewGold ETF which is also listed on the Joha

  • 00:36 Chinese Vice Minister For Press Meets Kenyan ICT Minister

    Chinese Vice Minister For Press Meets Kenyan ICT Minister

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    The Chinese Vice Minister for the Press Tong Gang met with Kenya's ICT minister on Monday. The meeting was geared at improving cooperation between the two countries in the fields of film, TV and radio. Currently a number of Chinese media organisations ope

  • 04:43 INTERVIEW: CBA Digital Proposition

    INTERVIEW: CBA Digital Proposition

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    By the end of 2016, private sector credit growth in Kenya had fallen to just over 4.3%, levels not seen in nearly a decade. For some banks, fresh lending is growing at an even slower pace, as measured since last August. Some banks, however, are doubling d

  • 03:26 Kenyan Plastic Bag Manufacturers Keen To Take Up Waste Management

    Kenyan Plastic Bag Manufacturers Keen To Take Up Waste Management

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    Stakeholders in the Kenyan plastic bag industry want the government to introduce waste management measures instead of a blanket plastic bag ban. Kenya has proposed to make it illegal to produce thin plastic bags from September this year. Kathryn Omwandho

  • 02:15 President Kenyatta Defends Gov't Debt, Proposes Public Wage Cuts

    President Kenyatta Defends Gov't Debt, Proposes Public Wage Cuts

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    Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta has defended his administrations against claims of taking too much debt. Kenyatta has told a joint sitting of parliament the current level of 50% of the GDP was within standards Kenya's debt has been on rise since 2012, wher

  • 06:28 Kenyan Government Bans Use Of Plastic Bags

    Kenyan Government Bans Use Of Plastic Bags

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    Kenya’s Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu says the ban will take effect in 6 months’ time. After that, the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging will be illegal. Th

  • 02:30 Kenyan Entrepreneurs Spark Female Driven Industrial Revolution

    Kenyan Entrepreneurs Spark Female Driven Industrial Revolution

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    Kenyan entrepreneur, Ciiru Waweru Waithaka plans to start an industrial revolution in Africa, where economies are built and jobs are created from the production of everything from spoons to beds in this continent, and she wants women to be on the frontlin

  • 00:44 Faces Of Africa -  1000 Orphans And A Mother (promo)

    Faces Of Africa - 1000 Orphans And A Mother (promo)

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    In many African countries, the care of orphans has been mainly led by foreign donor organizations. However, Sister Florence from Embu County has changed all that. Using her own resources and from friends, Sister Florence is leading the work of raising orp

  • 00:56 Kenya Tourism Arrivals Rose 16.7% In 2016 Boosted By Security & Marketing

    Kenya Tourism Arrivals Rose 16.7% In 2016 Boosted By Security & Marketing

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    Kenya's tourist arrivals rose 16.7 percent in 2016 boosted by improved security and advertising in source markets.The East African nation last year received a over 800,000 tourists through Jomo Kenyatta international airport in the capital Nairobi and Moi

  • 02:29 PowerChina Opens Eastern And Southern African Base In Nairobi

    PowerChina Opens Eastern And Southern African Base In Nairobi

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    PowerChina has launched its Eastern and Southern Africa headquarters in Nairobi -- making it the latest multinational to choose the Kenyan capital as a regional base. The firm is confident that this development will pave the way for major changes in power

  • 01:01 Kenya's Government Opposes Proposal To Break Up Telecoms Giant

    Kenya's Government Opposes Proposal To Break Up Telecoms Giant

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    Kenya's government is opposed to plans to amend the law to break up the country's biggest telecoms operator, Safaricom. The information minister says it would punish operators for innovations, and discourage investment. Safaricom is 40 per cent owned by B

  • 00:54 Top Detective To Lead Investigation Into Briton's Killing In Kenya

    Top Detective To Lead Investigation Into Briton's Killing In Kenya

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    The Kenyan government has responded to Tristan Foor-spay's murder. Interior Minister Joseph Nkaisserry has described the incident as unfortunate. He says the head of the country's criminal investigation directorate has been dispatched to the area. Around

  • 01:54 Aid Agencies' Rapid Response Can Prevent Widespread Starvation

    Aid Agencies' Rapid Response Can Prevent Widespread Starvation

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    For those in the grip of famine, how quickly and effectively the international community responds can mean the difference between life and death. So what goes into organizing a relief mission? CGTN's Clementine Logan takes a look.

  • 06:03 Kenyan Banks In Talks With Government Over Lending Cap Law

    Kenyan Banks In Talks With Government Over Lending Cap Law

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    Banks in Kenya are in talks with the government about changing a law that caps commercial interest rates as lending in East Africa's biggest economy slows. President Uhuru Kenyatta introduced caps on lending rates in August, against the advice of the coun

  • 13:07 UN Seeks $1.9 Million To Address Situation

    UN Seeks $1.9 Million To Address Situation

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    The African Union says its emergency fund for drought and famine is unable to offer support to the countries currently affected by drought. More than 30 years after it was set up, the contributions meant to sustain the fund are yet to be realized. The Uni