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    KRA Urges Kenyans to File Tax Returns Ahead of June 30th Deadline

    The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has notified Kenyans and entities to file tax returns ahead of the June 30th deadline. KRA Commissioner in charge of Domestic Taxes Rispah Simiyu advised taxpayers to file their returns early to avoid the end of June deadline rush. “All annual tax returns for...
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    Eliud Kipchoge Sells INEOS 1:59 Challenge Images for Sh3 Million in the US

    Celebrated Kenyan marathoner Eliud Kipchoge has sold pictures taken in 2019 during the INEOS 1:59 challenge in Vienna, Austria for Sh3 million. The 36-year-old world marathon record holder traded the photos in form of Non-Fungible Token (NFTs) in an auction that closed on Thursday. The auction...
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    Kenyan Mosque Offended by Jay Z's T-Shirt Design, Demands Apology from US-Based Kenyan Designer

    Leaders of the Riyadha Mosque and Islamic Centre in Lamu have demanded an apology from a US-based Kenyan designer for misusing the mosque’s portrait. This comes days after US singer and businessman Jay Z was spotted exiting a restaurant in California last week donning a T-shirt bearing the...
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    Kenya, US Officials Holds Talks on Free Trade Agreement

    Kenya and the US have held talks on signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) following a delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent US elections, and the change of guard at the White House. Kenya’s Trade Cabinet Secretary Betty Maina on Thursday said she held virtual talks with the new US...
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    Family of Kenyan Woman Whose Ailing Daughter Needs World’s Most Expensive Drug Receives Sh146 Million from Well-Wishers

    The family of a Kenyan woman whose ailing daughter needs the world’s most expensive drug to save her life has received Sh146 million in contributions against a target of Sh270 million. 14-month-old Ayah Lundt was diagnosed with a condition called spinal muscular atrophy and needs to undergo...
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    Kenyan Embassy in Washington, DC Suspends in-Person Consular Services after COVID-19 Exposure

    The Kenyan embassy in Washington, DC has suspended all in-person consular services at the Embassy from April 7, 2021 to April 21, 2021 after some members of staff got exposed to COVID-19. “The is to inform that the in-person consular services at the Embassy will be suspended from April 7, 2021...
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    US Embassy Head of Security Commits Suicide in a Nairobi Hotel, Days After Arriving in Kenya

    An American national who was recently posted to the US Embassy in Kenya as the head of security was on Wednesday found dead in a hotel room in Gigiri, Nairobi. The 58-year-old man is said to have committed suicide inside the hotel room where he was self-isolating after arriving in the country...
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    US Advises Its Citizens Against Traveling to Kenya Over Covid-19

    The US on Wednesday issued a Level 4 travel advisory against Kenya over Covid-19. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the health notice warning its citizens against traveling to the East African country. This comes days after the UK announced plans to add Kenya to...
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    Why real estate is picking up in Nairobi

    The real estate market in Nairobi is steadily improving, if the performance indicators of the first quarter of this year are anything to go by. The improvement is attributed to the conclusion of the prolonged electioneering period, which saw the market slump to its lowest levels in years. The...
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    Kenya to Give Citizenship to Wealthy Foreign Investors in New Plan

    Kenya is in the process of amending immigration laws to make it easier for wealthy foreign investors to acquire Kenyan citizenship. Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) says it is currently drafting legal changes to lower the threshold required for deep-pocketed foreign investors to get...
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    Sarit Centre Co-founder S.V Shah Dies in Nairobi

    The co-founder of the Sarit Group of companies S.V Shah known to many as Bachubhai has died. In a statement, Sarit Centre announced the news of his passing which occurred on April 6, 2021, in Nairobi Kenya. "It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the demise of our beloved chairman and...
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    Kenya to Change Laws to Favour Wealthy Foreigners

    The Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) plans to change immigration laws to fast-track the acquisition of citizenship for investors and wealthy foreigners rather than follow the tedious procedure stipulated in the law. The agency said that the move would enable foreign investors to create...
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    KQ Passenger Flights To UK Suspended Effective April 9

    Kenya Airways (KQ) has suspended passenger flights between Nairobi and the UK effective April 9. In a statement on Monday, the national carrier cited a recent government directive suspending all flights from the UK. Due to increased demand for travel, KQ has added two new flights for April...
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    Njiru demolition leaves 5,000 residents homeless

    More than 5,000 residents of Nairobi's Njiru area have been left counting losses with ongoing demolitions in the area by the government to pave way for development projects. The bulldozers descended on the houses leaving a trail of rubbles and debris in its wake as residents tried in vain to...
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    Treasury Defends Kenya’s Insatiable Appetite for loans After IMF Approved Sh255 Billion Loan

    Treasury CS Ukur Yatani has defended Sh255 billion loan approved by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) saying it will aid in the country’s economic recovery. Speaking to a local publication, Yatani intimated that the borrowed funds would be used for the next phase of the Covid-19 response...
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    Japanese firms rank Kenya top investment spot

    Kenya is the most attractive destination for Japanese firms seeking to make new investments in Africa, a survey has shown, beating the continent’s larger economies like South Africa and Nigeria. The survey, carried out by Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro) on Japanese-affiliated...
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    Uganda Returns 71 Tablets Stolen from a School in Kenya

    A total of 71 tablets stolen from a primary school at Teso in Busia, Kenya, have been recovered in Uganda. The tablets were recovered last Thursday and a Ugandan suspect who was carrying them on a motorbike arrested by authorities as he crossed unofficial border crossing. Police identified the...
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    Biden team set to review Kenya, Trump trade talks

    The Biden administration will review bilateral trade negotiations and targets that ex-President Donald Trump regime made with Kenya last year over a potential free trading deal. The new US administration wants to make sure that the negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement and talks...
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    Kenyan Truck Drivers Warned Against Using South Sudan Highway After Deadly Ambush

    The government has warned Kenyan long-distance truck drivers against using the Juba-Yei highway following last week’s attack. Two Kenyan truck drivers were among five people who were killed after gunmen ambushed them along the highway on Sunday morning. Two other Kenyan drivers were reported...
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