Latest Jomo Kenyatta Stories

2014-08-19 04:22:15

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks 36 years since Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, the founding father and the first president of the Kenya passed on at

2008-10-12 06:00:28

Text of report by Gakuu Mathenge entitled "Chinese takeover" published by Kenyan privately-owned daily newspaper The Standard website on 12 October; subheadings inserted editorially During KANU's [Kenya African National Union] reign, China-Kenya relations were frosty.

2008-09-29 21:00:22

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xlbris is proud to announce the release of author L.W. Berrie's award-winning novel, Strike at the Heart.

2008-09-13 00:00:23

GETTING THERE The main approach for most visitors to Kenya is a direct flight from Heathrow to Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta airport.

2008-07-17 06:00:28

Text of report by Lucas Barasa, Mike Mwaniki and Kenneth Ogosia entitled: "Depleted Mau forest delays Sondu Miriu power project launch" published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 17 July, subheading as published Plans to inject an additional 60 megawatts into the national electricity grid have suffered a setback due to the destruction of Mau forest [southwestern Kenya].

2008-07-17 03:00:21

Text of report by Lucas Barasa entitled: "10 Rift Valley MPs reject Raila plan on Mau" published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 17 July, subheadings inserted editorially Ten MPs have rebelled against Prime Minister Raila Odinga over the Mau forest [southwest Kenya] evictions and told their constituents not to leave the area by October as agreed at a meeting on Tuesday [15 July].

2006-04-06 03:04:11

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan air authorities briefly sparked panic on Thursday by announcing a plane coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo had crashed with 80 people on board -- then saying it was a practice drill.

2006-03-03 08:52:21

By Katie Nguyen NAIROBI (Reuters) - In a dimly lit ward at Nairobi's Kenyatta Hospital, Florence explains why she has lost heart in what was once a revered profession.

2006-02-17 06:55:45

By Jack Kimball and Wangui Kanina NAIROBI (Reuters) - Up to 2,000 Kenyans peacefully took to the streets on Friday to demand more resignations of senior government officials linked to corruption scandals that have rocked east Africa's richest country.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.