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2014-08-20 08:31:49

Musoni's mobile approach has proved efficient, reliable and secure CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the microfinance industry (MFI), Frost & Sullivan recognises Musoni with the 2014 Kenyan Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership. The company is the first 100 percent mobile microfinance institution in the world. By using a mobile platform as a channel to deliver its products and services to customers, Musoni has positioned...

2014-08-20 08:26:22

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa, part of the Bharti Airtel Group, today announced that they had reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money's merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across their 17 operating companies in Africa. VeriFone Mobile Money's Tap n Pay applications are a smart, secure and fast way for customers to pay, buy, bank, bill and remit money with their mobile phone at the point of sale....

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 State House, Mombasa, on August 22, 1978. He was a well-educated intellectual who authored several books, and is remembered as a Pan-Africanist. He is also the father of Kenya's fourth and current President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a presidency spanning 14 years, from 1963 until his death in 1978,...

2014-08-15 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is pleased to host Fouzia Dahir from northern Kenya, who is participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the new flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. "With...

2014-08-04 04:21:02

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenyans will be commemorating the 16th anniversary of the 1998 US Embassy bomb attack in Nairobi that took place on August 7th. The blast killed hundreds, left many more injured and brought down the then US Embassy and nearby city buildings. The attack was claimed by al-Qaeda under the command of infamous late Saudi dissident Osama bin Laden, and brought Kenya's capital to a standstill. The bomb site has since been turned...

2014-07-31 23:20:30

KeepCalling.com announces incredibly low rates for Kenya and Romania calling plans and a Voice Credit rate decrease for Romania landlines. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 KeepCalling.com has great news for everyone calling to Kenya and Romania on a regular basis. The international calling website now offers more affordable monthly plans for these destinations to suit every need. What is more, the Voice Credit rate for Romanian landlines has decreased as well. All these novelties...

2014-07-30 23:15:30

TelephoneKenya.com offers attractive telecom solutions to Kenyan customers willing to call family and friends back home in Kenya. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 There are many news people want to share with families back home in Kenya, when they live abroad. Either they want to talk about the great victories of Kenyan athletes at the Commonwealth Games or just remember good old days and share recent personal developments, TelephoneKenya.com offers its customers lower rates for...

2014-06-30 08:31:32

Ashut Engineers of Kenya and SNV Ethiopia to manufacture and sell milk containers invented to help improve livelihoods for millions of smallholder farmers BELLEVUE, Wash., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Good today began the commercialization of an invention to help smallholder dairy farmers maximize the quality and quantity of milk they are able to sell. The invention--a container designed specifically for milk collection and transportation--will be manufactured in Africa and...

2014-06-26 16:26:20

Collaboration includes joint awareness campaign and malaria treatment donations NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global consumer products company Kimberly-Clark Corporation is partnering with nonprofit Malaria No More to reduce malaria deaths in Kenya. The partnership focuses on protecting the health of pregnant women and children, the two groups most vulnerable to malaria. This marks the first time Kimberly-Clark (K-C), maker of Huggies brand diapers and baby wipes, has...

2014-06-25 12:35:26

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Online Gaming Market 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/leisure_media/gambling/global_online_gaming_report.html 1.) Online gaming increases worldwide, with trends toward social and mobile gamesA new publication by Hamburg-based secondary research organization yStats.com, "Global Online Gaming Market 2014", reports that trends show that gamers are moving away from consoles and...


Latest Kenya Reference Libraries

East African Oryx, Oryx beisa
2012-10-01 08:53:07

The East African oryx (Oryx beisa), or the beisa, is an antelope that can be found in east Africa, as its name suggests. This species prefers steppes and semi desert areas. This oryx holds two subspecies, which occur in different areas of its range. The fringe-eared oryx occurs in areas of Tanzania and southern Kenya, south of the Tana River, while the common beisa oryx in the Horn of Africa and north of the Tana River. It was previously thought that the East African Oryx was a subspecies of...

Gerenuk, Litocranius walleri
2012-09-10 12:02:13

The gerenuk (Litocranius walleri) is a species of antelope that is also called Waller's gazelle or the giraffe-necked antelope. It can be found in East Africa with a range stretching from eastern Ethiopia and Somalia, to eastern and northern areas of Kenya to northeastern Tanzania. It is the only member in its genus. This species holds two recognized subspecies. The gerenuk ranges in size between sexes, with males reaching an average weight of 99 pounds and a height of 41 inches, while...

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2012-06-14 08:23:36

Symbol: TRSE7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Trifolium L. – clover...

Grant’s Gazelle, Nanger granti
2012-06-15 12:08:26

Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti) is native to Africa. Its northern range of Tanzania extends south to Ethiopia and the Sudan, and from the coast of Kenya to Lake Victoria. It prefers habitats within shrub lands and grass plains, but can also be found in regions that are more arid. In Swahili, Grant’s gazelle is called Swala Granti. It was placed within the Nanger subgenus of the genus Gazella, before Nanger became a separate genus. Grant’s gazelle holds five recognized subspecies. The...

Grevy’s Zebra, Equus grevyi
2012-05-28 16:09:29

Grevy’s Zebra (Equus grevyi) is the largest wild equid in existence today. It is also known as the imperial zebra. It is the most endangered of all species of zebra. Named after Jules Grevy, this zebra can be found in Ethiopia, but mainly in Kenya. At one time, Grevy’s zebra roamed Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia, but its populations have dwindled and now reside in small areas in northern Kenya, and a few small areas in Ethiopia. In 1882, a French naturalist named Émile Oustalet...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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