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Safaricom expands 4G coverage across Kenya

Kenya’s mobile network operator, Safaricom has announced that 4G network will now be available across all 47 counties. According to the company, there are now one million customers enjoying 4G in Kenya. Safaricom said the milestone was achieved on the back of an expanding 4G network, increased the affordability of 4G smartphones and more affordable data bundles. “The country has consistently stood out as a global innovation powerhouse and a leader in global mobile technology adoption. This milestone further cements Kenya’s position and establishes a strong foundation for future innovation,” said Joseph…

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Africa News 

Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Kenya’s presidential inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari will be represented by his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at Tuesday’s second term inauguration of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi. Mr. Osinbajo will be joining several other leaders from Africa and beyond who are expected at the swearing-in ceremony holding at the Kasarani Sports Complex in the country’s capital city, Nairobi. The vice president, who left Abuja Monday night, is accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister of State, Khadija Ibrahim, and is expected back in Abuja Tuesday afternoon. President Kenyatta is to be inaugurated for…

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Africa Editorial Opinions 

Opinion: Heralding Democracy in Africa, Kenya’s Example

  The ruling of Kenya’s Supreme Court, declaring the re-election of President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta during the August 8 presidential elections null and void continues to generate ripples across the globe. The reason however is not far-fetched, as this is the first time in Africa, that the judiciary will put aside an election after the election administrators had declared an incumbent winner. In her ruling, the Kenya’s Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice David Maraga, cited election irregularities and ordered a new poll be conducted within the next 60 days….

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Kenya signs agreement with China to eliminate double Taxation

Kenya and China have reached and signed an accord to take away double taxation in the course of trade between both countries. Standing on the basis of the agreement, both nation believe the agreement will help increase investment opportunities in their countries as trade between them has being rising consistently in recent years. Kenya has signed 20 similar agreement with other nations and made it clear that trade with those partners has improved and so with that, it is now inviting Chinese investors in sectors like Agriculture, textile and energy….

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Culture News 

Today In History: Jomo Kenyatta returns to Kenya from exile

#TodayInHistory September 10, 1961: Jomo Kenyatta returns to Kenya from exile, during which he had been elected president of the Kenya African National Union. Kenyatta was exiled by the British, who had colonised the indigenous tribes of Kenya. Colonial authorities released Kenyatta after nearly nine years of imprisonment and detention. Kenya achieved independence two years later, and Kenyatta became the first prime minister of the country. Credit: CGTN AFRICA, Discovery Magazine

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