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Kenya tops African peers in students intake at Yale

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kenya tops African peers in students intake at Yale

Kenya has cemented its position as the top African country with the largest number of students admitted yearly to the prestigious Yale University in the United States. Data from the university indicates that 24 Kenyan students have been accepted to study at the institution this year, ahead of Nigeria’s 23, Zimbabwe (18), Ghana (17) and […]

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Kenyans ranked 13th happiest people in Africa

| March 20, 2017 | 1 Comment
Kenyans ranked 13th happiest people in Africa

Kenyans are the 13th happiest people in Africa according to a UN report. In the latest UN World Happiness Report released Monday, Algeria is in the lead, followed by Mauritius, while Libya comes in third place. Despite instability due to al Shabaab threat among oters, Somalia comes fifth, while Nigeria and South Africa follow. The […]

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Kenyans left stranded, lose millions after real estate firm goes underground

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kenyans left stranded, lose millions after real estate firm goes underground

For the middle-class Kenyans aspiring to own a home, Simple Homes Kenya was godsend. Set up in October 2015, the firm adopted a “pay rent, own home“ model, raising the hopes of hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Kenyans who could not afford to buy a home because of high mortgage rates. It promised […]

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Majority of Kenyans think Uhuru has done well in 5yrs – survey

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Majority of Kenyans think Uhuru has done well in 5yrs – survey

A new survey by IPSOS indicates that 57 percent of Kenyans approve of the performance by President Uhuru Kenyatta in the past five years. According to the survey which saw more than 2,000 people interviewed, Jubilee supporters approve of his performance at 84pc against those of the opposition at 25pc. While he is rated highly […]

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PHOTOS: 4 Kenyans who serve for the love of the community

| February 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: 4 Kenyans who serve for the love of the community

A lot of people give for the wrong reasons – for recognition, to advance personal agendas or to make them feel good about themselves. This week, we look talk to four individuals who serve the community around them with no reward expected. Sylvia Gaita, 30, is part of A Million Reasons Foundation. The foundation donates […]

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