Daily Archives: March 3, 2017

Kenya: Here are 7 magnificent photos of SGR stations

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The Mombasa terminus is nearly ready and this is where your journey to Nairobi will kick off. Photo/KR

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President Kenyatta signs tough law to curb money laundering

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President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects the parade when he presided over the Kenya Police Service recruits passing out parade in Kiganjo, Nyeri  County. Photo/PSCU

Uhuru Kenyatta today signed into law the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill 2017, a tough legislation aimed at combating economic crimes.

“This is a major tool in our sustained efforts to fight corruption. It means that no proceeds of theft and corruption are beyond the reach of the State,” President Kenyatta said at the signing. Read the rest of this entry

Kenya’s emergency medical services need major work

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Kenyan student doctors perform a drill during a strike to demand fulfilment of a 2013 agreement between doctors’ union and the government.
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Benjamin Wachira, Aga Khan University Hospital

Kenya’s striking doctors are telling their horror stories on social media using the hashtag – #MyBadDoctorExperience. Many relate to emergency situations and how doctors are suffering from having to deal with poorly staffed and under-equipped hospitals. The Conversation Africa’s Samantha Spooner asked Benjamin Wachira about the state of the country’s emergency medical services and what can be done to improve them. The Conversation

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