Turkana traders count losses after Tullow Oil suspends work

Tullow Oil has stopped work at its Kenyan oilfield and halted trucking operations due to security issues, the firm’s chief executive Paul McDade told Reuters yesterday. Australian-owned mining firm Base Titanium also announced it has suspended exploration activities in parts of Kwale County to resolve community issues. Tullow had on Tuesday last week More...

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By admin On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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Cost of Turkana oil stand-off hits Sh1bn

The cost of the month-long work stoppage at Turkana oil mines has risen to nearly Sh1 billion and could escalate further if the stalemate is not resolved in time, top Ministry of Petroleum officials said Thursday. Petroleum More...

By admin On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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Kenyan shilling firms against the dollar, helped by remittances

The Kenyan shilling strengthened against the dollar on Friday due to inflows from diaspora remittances and tightening liquidity in the money market, traders said. At 0830 GMT, commercial banks quoted the More...

By admin On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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“When I grew up the land was for the community”: Oil troubles in Turkana

Source: Africa Arguments Nick Young Nick Young founded the online and print publications Oil in Uganda (2012) and China Development Brief (1996). Huge oil discoveries in Kenya’s poorest county have so far More...

By admin On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Kenya corruption threatens to engulf government, auditor general says

High-level corruption across all levels of government in Kenya threatens the integrity and basic functioning of the state, the auditor general told Reuters on Thursday. Kenyan media have reported on dozens of graft More...

By admin On Sunday, June 17th, 2018
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Africa’s World Cup? – Think Again.

The World’s greatest soccer centerpiece the World Cup; drew open it’s curtain on Thursday at Moscow’s Luzhnik Stadium (writes topi Lyambila). The one-month tournament featuring 32 teams with 5 from Africa. Saying More...

By admin On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Kenyan Lady Pilots Perish

Lady Pilots that perished in the crash Barbra and Jean. The remains of the 10 passengers including two pilots of the ill fated Cessna 208 plane that crashed while enroute to Nairobi from Kitale have been moved to More...

By admin On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Kenya Misses World Cup Appearance

Kenyan referee Aden Marwa who had been slated to run the lines during this year’s Moscow 2018 World Cup has been dropped. (writes topi Lyambila) This follows an undercover sting operation by Ghanian journalist More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Kenya oil production on course after agreement on revenue share

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya will start the small scale export of crude oil from its fields in the far northern county of Turkana in June after an agreement on how to share the revenue, averting delays, the presidency More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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British Man – Keith Morris found guilty of raping two girls in Kenya

Source : BBC An east Hull locksmith has been found guilty of the rape and sexual assault of two girls he met on a charity holiday to Kenya. Keith Morris, 72, who went to east Africa to help poverty-stricken families, abused More...

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