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Hair scavenged from Nairobi dump ends up in salon amid COVID-19 pandemic

4 August 2020, 3:04 PM

Stylist Julia Wanja picks her way delicately through piles of food waste, discarded masks, rubber gloves and other rubbish at Nairobi’s Dandora dumpsite, looking for used hair extensions she can clean and resell to customers.

Kenya private sector up slightly in May, outlook poor: PMI

4 June 2020, 6:21 PM

Kenya’s private sector activity inched up in May after falling sharply a month earlier because of restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus, but conditions are expected to worsen in coming months, a survey showed on Thursday.

Commuters stranded in Nairobi as Kenyatta stops non-essential movement

7 April 2020, 8:41 PM

Commuters were on Tuesday stranded in various parts of Nairobi, Kenya as President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive stopping non-essential movement in and out the city, as well as three other COVID-19 affected areas in the country took effect.

Kenya puts stringent measures in place to limit movement

19 March 2020, 3:42 PM

Kenya, like many other African countries, has put in place stringent measures to limit movement in and out the country.

Former Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi dies

4 February 2020, 6:58 AM

Former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi has died at the age of 95. He was the East African country’s longest-serving president, occupying the office for 24 years – from 1978 until 2002.



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