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Netflix debuts free tier for Android users in Kenya

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Netflix has started offering potential paying subscribers in Kenya access to some of its content at no cost. The streaming service has launched a free tier in the country that offers around one-fourth the content available to paying subscribers. It has no ads…


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Nigeria’s Autochek acquires Cheki Kenya and Uganda from ROAM Africa

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Nigerian automotive tech company Autochek today is announcing the acquisition of Cheki Kenya and Uganda from Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) for an undisclosed amount. Per a statement, Autochek will finalize the deal in the coming weeks. With the acquisition,…


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The ATMs that dispense green fuel

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How a start-up in Kenya is changing the way people cook.


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Glovo to double down African investment in the next 12 months but will it stay put?

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Spanish on-demand delivery platform Glovo today announced the expansion of its operations in Africa and plans to double its investment on the continent. The Barcelona-based company has invested up to €25M ($30M) by bringing its food delivery service to six Af…


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Kenya's Wanyama announces international retirement - Reuters

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Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama announced his retirement from international soccer on Monday.


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Kenya private sector activity improves for fourth month-PMI - Reuters

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Kenya's private sector activity grew for the fourth month in a row and at a slightly faster pace in August, a survey found on Friday, thanks to increased demand and hiring.


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Russia to resume flights with Spain, Iraq, Kenya, Slovakia from Sept. 21 - Reuters

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Russia will resume passenger flights with Spain, Iraq, Kenya and Slovakia from Sept. 21, the government said on Monday, and will increase the number of airports with flights to Turkey and Egypt.


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SAA, Kenya Airways have long-term plan for pan-African airline group - Reuters

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South African Airways (SAA) and Kenya Airways (KQ) have signed a cooperation agreement with a long-term view to create a pan-African airline group, the two companies said on Tuesday.


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Exclusive-Netflix offers free plan in Kenya to entice new subscribers - Reuters

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Netflix Inc on Monday began offering a free mobile plan with about one-quarter of its TV shows and movies in Kenya, a strategy aimed at sparking growth in a key African market, the company told Reuters.


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Kenya film board bans gay documentary, calling it "an affront" - Reuters

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Kenya has banned a documentary about a gay Kenyan man's struggle to be accepted by his family and country, saying it was blasphemous and an affront to the constitution.


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The Kenyans who are helping the world to cheat

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Some Kenyans try to escape poverty by helping foreign students to fake their academic work.


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Kenyan men join battle to end FGM

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Campaigners say it is important that Kenyan men join the battle to end female genital mutilation.


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EXCLUSIVE Netflix offers free plan in Kenya to entice new subscribers - Reuters

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Netflix Inc <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/NFLX.O" target="_blank">(NFLX.O)</a> on Monday began offering a free mobile plan with about one-quarter of its TV shows and movies in Kenya, a strategy aimed at sparking growth in a key African market, th…


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Biafran separatist sues Nigeria asking to be freed, allowed to go to UK - Reuters

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The detained leader of a separatist group in Nigeria has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was illegally transferred from Kenya to Nigeria and demanding he be freed and allowed to go to Britain, according to media reports citing legal documents.


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U.S. to begin shipping COVID-19 doses to Kenya and Ghana - Reuters

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The United States will begin shipping more than 2 million doses of Moderna's <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/MRNA.O" target="_blank">(MRNA.O)</a> COVID-19 vaccine to Kenya and Ghana on Wednesday through the COVAX global distribution program, a Whit…


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Kenya says black rhino, sable antelope, other species at risk from growing human population - Reuters

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Kenya's black rhinos, sable antelope and three other species are critically endangered, while nine more species including lions, elephants and cheetahs are endangered, the government said, citing the threat from an expanding human population.


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Kenya's CBC education reform: How scarecrows are terrifying parents

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A new school curriculum means challenging tasks end up being performed by parents not their children.


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Kenyan budget carrier Jambojet starts Goma flights in Africa expansion - Reuters

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Kenya's first low-cost airline, Jambojet, started a flight service to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma on Friday, it said, looking to tap into a projected jump in demand for air travel in Africa.


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Canada to donate AstraZeneca vaccine doses to African countries under COVAX scheme - Reuters

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Canada will donate more than 1.3 million doses of AstraZeneca's <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/AZN.L" target="_blank">(AZN.L)</a> COVID-19 vaccine to three African countries through the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility, GAVI said on Thursday.


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Nigerian court orders alleged separatist freed, lawyer says - Reuters

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A Nigerian court on Thursday ordered the immediate release of a woman held in detention since February accused of being a member of a banned separatist organisation, her lawyer said.