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2010-09-28 12:26:00

CALGARY, Canada, September 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What: KITALE HOSPITAL INAUGURATION The grand opening of the eye clinic at the Kitale District Hospital, which which will provide high quality, sustainable eye care services. Since 2002, generous Canadian donors from Operation Eyesight Universal have invested almost $3.5 million US or 276 million Schillings in Kenya. Operation Eyesight has constructed and/or...

2009-09-10 10:15:44

On Wednesday, Kenya appealed for $400 million to try and conserve its largest forest ecosystem, which has been dwindling down over the past 20 years.

2008-09-20 21:00:18

Text of report by Kenyan privately-owned TV station KTN on 20 September [Presenter] Prime Minister Raila Odinga now says he has a list of sitting MPs, as well as powerful individuals in the last regime who have benefited from Mau Forest land [in southwestern Kenya].

2008-09-04 09:05:00

By Barry Moody Joseph Nkolia, a Maasai goatherd, pointed dismissively at two shallow pools, the only water in a parched stream west of the Kenyan town of Narok. "It rained yesterday and look at it," he said. "Two years ago it used to flow strongly through here.

2008-08-17 21:00:27

Text of report by Kenyan privately-owned TV station NTV on 16 August [Presenter] The prime minister, Raila Odinga, has once again issued a warning concerning the preservation of the Mau Forest [southwestern Kenya].

2008-08-14 06:00:42

Text of report by John Oyuke entitled "Raila: Energy shortfall has grown into a national crisis" published by Kenyan privately- owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 14 August The government admitted for the first time that Kenya is in the middle of a worsening energy crisis.

2008-08-07 06:00:28

A commemoration ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the 7 August 1998 bombing of the American embassy in Kenya is under way in the in the capital, Nairobi.

2008-07-21 06:00:26

Excerpt from report by Lucas Barasa, Sollo Kiragu, Barnabas Bii, Wanjiru Macharia and Simon Siele entitled "Team to resolve Mau dispute" published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 21 July; subheading as published Prime Minister Raila Odinga is set to launch a task force to address the Mau Forest [in the Rift Valley] complex dispute Monday [21 July], even as a section of Rift Valley leaders vowed to resist the planned eviction of farmers allocated land in the forest.

2008-07-16 06:00:25

Text of report by Lucas Barasa and Bornice Biomndo entitled "Squatters ordered out of Mau" published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 16 July Thousands of squatters living in Mau Forest [southwestern Kenya] have been ordered to vacate by October as part of measures by the government to restore Kenya's biggest water catchment area.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.