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Kenya’s KenGen says new geothermal plant nearly ready

NAIROBI, Oct 12 (Reuters) – KenGen’s new
165.4-megawatt (MW) capacity plant powered by geothermal steam
is three quarters complete and on schedule for commissioning
next July, Kenya’s main electricity producer said on Friday.

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Kenyan shilling firms amid excess liquidity in money markets

NAIROBI, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The Kenyan shilling
firmed against the dollar on Friday supported by diaspora
remittances and slow importer demand countering excess liquidity
in local money markets, traders said.
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Kenyan shilling firms amid excess liquidity in money markets

NAIROBI, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The Kenyan shilling
firmed against the dollar on Friday supported by diaspora
remittances and slow importer demand countering excess liquidity
in local money markets, traders said.
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FEATURE-Evicted Kenyans demand compensation after mining firm exits

KERIO VALLEY, Kenya, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
N athaniel Tumo was astounded when an excavator arrived at his
farm in western Kenya four years ago and started digging for
minerals, almost bringing down his house.

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FEATURE-Evicted Kenyans demand compensation after mining firm exits

KERIO VALLEY, Kenya, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
N athaniel Tumo was astounded when an excavator arrived at his
farm in western Kenya four years ago and started digging for
minerals, almost bringing down his house.

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FEATURE-Evicted Kenyans demand compensation after mining firm exits

KERIO VALLEY, Kenya, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
N athaniel Tumo was astounded when an excavator arrived at his
farm in western Kenya four years ago and started digging for
minerals, almost bringing down his house.

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World Bank criticises Kenya’s approach to cutting fiscal deficit

* World Bank: slashing development spending hurts Kenya’s
growth

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On your bike? Africa in a jam as ‘poor man’s transport’ ignored

NAIROBI, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Bike sharing
in African cities has lagged due to lack of dedicated lanes and
the perception that cycling is for the poor, worsening traffic
jams and pollution, experts said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Al Shabaab attack kills two Kenyan teachers

NAIROBI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Two Kenyan teachers were killed
when suspected al Shabaab militants threw an explosive device at
a house at a school in Mandera county near the Somali border,
police said.

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UPDATE 3-Fifty killed in Kenya bus crash

NAIROBI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Fifty people were killed on
Wednesday when a bus travelling between the Kenyan capital
Nairobi and the western city of Kisumu swerved off the road
coming down a slope and rolled repeatedly, police said.

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