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Kenyan shilling little changed, activity subdued

NAIROBI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The Kenyan shilling was
little changed against the dollar on Tuesday amid subdued buying
activity from importers and commercial banks, traders said.
At 0919 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at
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UPDATE 1-Kenya charges top officials with fraud over new $3 bln railway

NAIROBI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – A Kenyan court on Monday charged
the heads of the agency that manages public land and of the
state railway with fraud over land allocation for a new $3
billion train line linking the capital with East Africa’s
biggest port.

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Kenya charges top officials with fraud over new $3 bln railway

NAIROBI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – A Kenyan court on Monday charged
the head of the agency that manages public land and the boss of
the state railway with fraud over land allocation for a new $3
billion railway linking the capital and East Africa’s biggest
po… Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Hippo kills Taiwan tourist visiting Kenyan lake

NAIROBI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – A hippopotamus attacked and
killed a tourist from Taiwan who was taking photographs on the
shore of Lake Naivasha.

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UPDATE 1-Israel police question billionaire Arison in Shikun bribery probe

TEL AVIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Israeli-American billionaire
Shari Arison was questioned by Israeli police on Sunday in
connection with an ongoing bribery investigation into the
country’s largest construction firm, Shikun & Binui,
her company said.

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Arison questioned by Israeli police in Shikun & Binui probe

JERUSALEM, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Billionaire Shari Arison was
questioned by Israeli police on Sunday in connection with a
bribery investigation into construction firm Shikun & Binui
, the Arison Group said in a statement.

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Chinese tourist dies in hippo attack on Kenyan lake

NAIROBI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – A Chinese tourist has died in
Kenya after being attacked by a hippo on the shores of Lake
Naivasha, the East African nation’s wildlife service said on
Sunday.

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Israel police questioning more officials in Shikun bribery probe

TEL AVIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Two former senior officials
from Shikun & Binui, Israel’s largest construction
firm, are being questioned by police in relation to an ongoing
bribery investigation, police and the Israel Securities
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UPDATE 2-Kenya arrests two top officials for suspected corruption over new $3 bln railway

* Government has begun anti-corruption drive through
prosecutions
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Kenya arrests two top officials for suspected corruption over new $3 bln railway

NAIROBI, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Kenyan authorities have arrested
the head of the agency that manages public land and the boss of
the state railway on suspicion of corruption over land
allocation for the new $3-billion flagship Nairobi-Mombasa
railway.

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