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Election violence anxiety puts brakes on Kenya's tourism hopes

Feb 27 2013

NAIROBI Many beaches on Kenya's sun-kissed Mombasa coast are empty and resorts are half-full on fears that the violence that ripped through the East African country after its last election in 2007 will erupt again when it votes on Monday.

Election violence anxiety puts brakes on Kenya's tourism hopes

Feb 27 2013

NAIROBI Many beaches on Kenya's sun-kissed Mombasa coast are empty and resorts are half-full on fears that the violence that ripped through the East African country after its last election in 2007 will erupt again when it votes on Monday.

Election violence anxiety puts brakes on Kenya's tourism hopes

Feb 27 2013

NAIROBI Many beaches on Kenya's sun-kissed Mombasa coast are empty and resorts are half-full on fears that the violence that ripped through the East African country after its last election in 2007 will erupt again when it votes on Monday.

Court orders Kenya Airways to reinstate workers

Dec 03 2012

NAIROBI A Kenyan court ordered Kenya Airways to reinstate hundreds of sacked workers, a move analysts said would squeeze the flagship airline's profit margin.

Court orders Kenya Airways to reinstate workers

Dec 03 2012

NAIROBI A Kenyan court ordered Kenya Airways to reinstate hundreds of sacked workers, a move analysts said would squeeze the flagship airline's profit margin.

Kenya's Equity Bank nine-month profit rises 30 pct

Nov 06 2012

NAIROBI, Nov 6 Kenya's Equity Bank's profit for the first nine months of the year rose nearly 30 percent largely due to an increase in the bank's gross interest income, it said on Tuesday.

Hotels expand in Kenya as business travel surges

Sep 26 2012

NAIROBI Some of the world's biggest hotel brands including Marriott, Hilton and Rezidor are planning to open hotels in Kenya to cash in on a surge in business travellers from China and the Middle East to east Africa's biggest economy.

Hotels expand in Kenya as business travel surges

Sep 26 2012

NAIROBI, Sept 26 Some of the world's biggest hotel brands including Marriott, Hilton and Rezidor are planning to open hotels in Kenya to cash in on a surge in business travellers from China and the Middle East to east Africa's biggest economy.

Kenya steps up measures to contain deadly maize disease

Aug 22 2012

NAIROBI Kenya has asked farmers to burn tracts of maize fields and plant alternative crops to mitigate the spread of a deadly maize virus that has the potential to wipe out 80 percent of the crop, a senior official in the Ministry of Agriculture said on Wednesday.

Kenya's Centum stuns with big profit drop, shares dive

Jun 19 2012

NAIROBI Kenyan investment firm Centum posted a 40 percent drop in full year profit on Tuesday without issuing a profit warning beforehand as required by market rules, sending its shares tumbling.

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