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UAE to turn Berbera base into civilian aviation hub : The Standard

Loading... Reuters 17th Sep 2019 15:30:00 GMT +0300 The United Arab Emirates no longer plans to establish a military airport in Somaliland and the facility currently being built will be turned into a civilian airport, the region’s president said. Somaliland said last year that the UAE would train military in …

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New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution : The Standard

Loading... Reuters 17th Sep 2019 15:00:00 GMT +0300 Vehicles drive through the smog in New Delhi, India, January 7, 2019. [Reuters] India’s capital New Delhi will enforce strict restrictions on use of private cars from November 4-15 to curb pollution, its chief minister said on Friday. The move is meant …

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Why risk management is key in corporate governance : The Standard

Loading... Every entity exists to achieve certain objectives as well as set out the direction to which an entity is to take. This includes the vision, mission, strategic objectives and the value system, which should be clearly specified. Continuous review of the same should be undertaken to ensure the entity …

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Kenya is on the right track : The Standard

Loading... Kenya’s export of 200,000 barrels of crude oil to China, last month and the expected launch of Lamu Port underlines the country’s determination to take advantage of the stable market conditions. This is in sharp contrast to Uganda whose contest with the Tullow Oil has not only affected operations …

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Let hospitals separate patients from customers : The Standard

Loading... Doctor attending to a patient. Accidents need a prompt medical response from healthcare providers to save lives. This also applies to patients with long-term medical conditions such as sickle cell anaemia and high blood pressure. However, in Kenya, when you get an accident and a good Samaritan takes you …

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How YouTube makes money from fake cancer cure videos : The Standard

Loading... BBC 17th Sep 2019 09:17:26 GMT +0300 YouTube’s algorithm promotes fake cancer cures in a number of languages and the site runs adverts for major brands and universities next to misleading videos, a BBC investigation has found. Searching YouTube across 10 languages, the BBC found more than 80 videos …

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Small banks fight for survival : The Standard

Loading... When commercial banks recorded a profit before tax of Sh85.8 billion as of June this year, it was not party time for the entire industry players. For Jamii Bora Bank, Spire Bank, Development Bank and a host of other cash-strapped small banks, it is not just in the first …

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Mining firms in Tanzania on the spot over royalty fees

Loading... By BOB KARASHANIMore by this Author Mining companies in Tanzania risk being denied transport permits to ferry their products if they have not adhered to section 18 of the country’s Mining Act of 2010 (and revised in 2017), which requires all producers pay royalty fees on the gross value …

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World Bank to give grants to 824 farming self-help groups

Loading... World Bank, through the National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth (NARIG) Project, will start giving grants to 824 farming self-help groups in 21 counties. The World Bank has already issued Kshs87 million in support to the project, which will be awarded to 152 micro businesses in the fields of …

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EACC on spot over NHIF car park probe

Loading... Economy EACC on spot over NHIF car park probe Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:50 By SAMWEL OWINO NHIF headquarters in Nairobi Upperhill area. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is one the spot for failing to initiate investigations on how the cost of building a …

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