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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.

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.

Kenya finds a lake of liquid gold

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Money goes mobile in developing economies

Nov 17, 2011
Somali refugees in Kenya are using cell phones for a number of monetary transactions.