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Forget your wallet, text messaging is the way to go.

Jun 18, 2014
Kenya's M-pesa's system has revolutionized how its citizens carry and use money
Posted In: Kenya, online banking, currency

Kenyan rail project could be a boon to several African nations

Nov 29, 2013
A massive rail project could have a major impact on the economies of five African countries.
Posted In: Kenya, rail

Death toll rises after terrorists attack a symbol of commerce in Kenya

Sep 23, 2013
Dozens are dead as a siege at a Kenyan mall enters its third day.
Posted In: Kenya, hostages, commerce

Kenya finds a lake of liquid gold

Sep 12, 2013
Drought-ridden Kenya has found an enormous underground reservoir of water, enough to meet the country's needs for a decade. But expect a bitter fight over this valuable resource, and much hand-wringing by the African country over how best to make it pay.
Posted In: Kenya, water

DIY planes in Kenya

Jul 5, 2013
In Kenya, a growing group of amateur aviation enthusiasts are building homemade flying machines out of everything from junk metal to old car engines.
Posted In: airplanes, DIY, Africa, Kenya

Solar rises as an African energy alternative

Jun 3, 2013
Countries from central and east Africa gather to talk solar power as Africa emerges as a market for alternative energy.
Posted In: solar, Kenya, SolarReserve, Africa

In Kenya election, the issue in one region is oil

Mar 4, 2013
Oil was discovered in the Turkana region of northwest Kenya one year ago. Now local people fear they will be displaced and won't get a fair share of any future oil profits.
Posted In: Africa, Kenya

In Kenya, increasing interest in data mining

Feb 27, 2013
The growth of Kenya's increasingly-affluent middle class has brought a consumer explosion. Now there's mounting international interest in mining that data to improve businesses' profitability.
Posted In: data mining, Africa, Kenya

In Kenya, U.S. aid groups focus their efforts

Jan 16, 2012
Kenya has received international aid for years, but life remains bleak for many. Donors are getting smarter about how to channel their giving.
Posted In: Kenya, foreign aid

Somali refugees set up businesses in camps

Nov 18, 2011
After being forced to flee their homeland, refugees set up at camps in Kenya have continued on with life, including starting up businesses.
Posted In: East Africa, Kenya, refugees

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