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This Water Man In Kenya Drives Hours To Save Countless Thirsty Animals - TopYaps;

This Water Man In Kenya Drives Hours To Save Countless Thirsty Animals - TopYaps

TopYapsThis Water Man In Kenya Drives Hours To Save Countless Thirsty AnimalsTopYapsTo save the Kenyan wildlife from severe drought, a Kenyan farmer named Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua has become a friend for the wild animals in Kenya's Tsavo West National Park. ×. Mwalua's truck approaching the water hole Naibuzz. The man spends hours ...Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a timeBrand South Africa (press release) (registration) (blog)Farmer keeps wild animals watered during drought in KenyaMetroAfrican farmer delivers water to wild animals during drought9news.com.auEast Coast Radioall 7 news articles »

Bayer CEO: Monsanto Acquisition Will Close by Year-End - Wisconsin Ag Connection;

Bayer CEO: Monsanto Acquisition Will Close by Year-End - Wisconsin Ag Connection

Economic TimesBayer CEO: Monsanto Acquisition Will Close by Year-EndWisconsin Ag ConnectionThe chief executive of German chemical conglomerate Bayer AG said Wednesday that he was confident the company's planned $57 billion acquisition of U.S. seed maker Monsanto Co. would overcome any regulatory obstacles and close by the end of the ...UPDATE 1-Bayer expects stagnant earnings at agriculture unitBusiness InsiderWe price drugs in line with innovation potential, says Bayer CEOCNBCBayer Hints at Delay on Monsanto as Regulators Seek DetailsBloombergDaily Mail -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Southeast AgNet -FiercePharmaall 36 news articles »

Hotel booking firm expands to flight order placement - The Star, Kenya;

Hotel booking firm expands to flight order placement - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaHotel booking firm expands to flight order placementThe Star, KenyaOnline hotel booking company Jumia Travel has launched flight services for local and international travellers across the world. This development has coincided with the second forum of the Africa Aviation Summit, taking place in Kigali, Rwanda. The two ...Tanzania: Online Hotel Booking Web Announces New ServiceAllAfrica.comJumia Travel aims to streamline travel in Africa with flight servicesBizcommunity.comall 4 news articles »

Nissan Savior Ghosn Hands Keys to New CEO to Focus on Alliance - Bloomberg;

Nissan Savior Ghosn Hands Keys to New CEO to Focus on Alliance - Bloomberg

BloombergNissan Savior Ghosn Hands Keys to New CEO to Focus on AllianceBloombergCarlos Ghosn, one of the auto industry's most celebrated turnaround artists, is relinquishing his CEO role at Nissan Motor Co. and turning over day-to-day control to Hiroto Saikawa as he focuses on strengthening the carmaker's alliance with Renault SA ...Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEOSTLtoday.comGhosn to step down as Nissan CEO;Saikawa to take over from AprDaily News & AnalysisGhosn to step down at Nissan after 20 yearsThe AustralianTheStreet.com -Prothom Alo (English) -Business Standard -Automotive News (subscription) (blog)all 97 news articles »

Uber drivers march to Parliament, demand new rules, revised rates - The Star, Kenya;

Uber drivers march to Parliament, demand new rules, revised rates - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaUber drivers march to Parliament, demand new rules, revised ratesThe Star, KenyaUber drivers marched to Parliament on Thursday in a demand for rules for fair operation and the revision of rates. They said they would camp outside Parliament buildings to present a petition to the National Assembly. The drivers want MPs to help them ...and more »

Kenya: Safaricom Faces M-Pesa Break Up in Market Dominance War - AllAfrica.com;

Kenya: Safaricom Faces M-Pesa Break Up in Market Dominance War - AllAfrica.com

Edition TimeKenya: Safaricom Faces M-Pesa Break Up in Market Dominance WarAllAfrica.comTelecoms operator Safaricom could be forced to hive off its popular mobile money service M-Pesa if sector regulator, the CA, moves to implement recommendations of a market dominance report. Separating the highly profitable mobile money service from ...M-Pesa: Kenya's mobile success story turns 10Yahoo NewsWar of words erupts in Kenya over fake phone clampdownSecuringIndustry.comKenyan watchdog complies with order to suspend spy planTelecompaper (subscription)all 8 news articles »

ARM Cement says to boost its Kenya plant capacity in next 12-14 months - Citizen TV (press release);

ARM Cement says to boost its Kenya plant capacity in next 12-14 months - Citizen TV (press release)

Citizen TV (press release)ARM Cement says to boost its Kenya plant capacity in next 12-14 monthsCitizen TV (press release)ARM Cement plans to expand grinding capacity at its one million tonne-a-year plant in Kenya by 50 percent over the next year to meet rising demand, its chief executive said. ARM is the second biggest cement producer in East Africa and also has ...and more »

Ministry aims to train 1000 SGR operators - K24 TV;

Ministry aims to train 1000 SGR operators - K24 TV

K24 TVMinistry aims to train 1000 SGR operatorsK24 TVKenya will have at least 1,000 railways staff with technical skills to run the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) by the end of this year, Transport Cabinet secretary James Macharia has said. The workers are being trained locally and outside the country to ...Standard gauge railway tests to start next month – MachariaThe Star, Kenyaall 2 news articles »

Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Send Money With Transferwise - BloombergQuint;

Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Send Money With Transferwise - BloombergQuint

BloombergQuintFacebook Messenger Now Lets You Send Money With TransferwiseBloombergQuint(Bloomberg) -- International money transfer service TransferWise Ltd. has announced an integration with Facebook Inc.'s Messenger that will let people set up foreign exchange transactions over the chat service. London-based TransferWise launched the ...TransferWise joins Messenger to enable users to transfer money internationalyIT News AfricaFacebook Messenger gets a bot that can help send your money across the worldLos Angeles TimesUK money transfer startup introduces international money transfer services on Facebook's MessengerTechnology ZimbabweCDA News -Christian Science Monitor -Fast Company -Banking Technologyall 45 news articles »

After Delhi, Ola And Uber Drivers On Indefinite Strike In Bengaluru - BloombergQuint;

After Delhi, Ola And Uber Drivers On Indefinite Strike In Bengaluru - BloombergQuint

BloombergQuintAfter Delhi, Ola And Uber Drivers On Indefinite Strike In BengaluruBloombergQuintNearly 1 lakh drivers associated with ride-hailing firms Ola and Uber went on an indefinite strike in Bengaluru, starting Wednesday, until their demands are met, Tanveer Pasha, president of the Uber, TaxiForSure and Ola (UTO) Drivers and Owners ...Uber-Ola drivers' strike fizzles out, but a bigger row may resurface soonBusiness StandardOla-Uber Drivers Strike Enters Day 12, Govt. Intervenes - Invites Drivers, Aggregators For TalksInc42 Magazine (press release) (blog)Nearly 6000 New Yorkers drive for Uber in other statesWNYTBuffalo News -Moneycontrol.com -The Star, Kenya -SaintPetersBlog (blog)all 34 news articles »

South Africa: Tiger Brands to Exit Kenyan Market - AllAfrica.com;

South Africa: Tiger Brands to Exit Kenyan Market - AllAfrica.com

Business Day (registration)South Africa: Tiger Brands to Exit Kenyan MarketAllAfrica.comSouth African Tiger Brands will be exiting the Kenyan market after disposing of its 51 per cent stake in the local unit, Haco Tiger Brands, to billionaire businessman Chris Kirubi, who currently holds the remaining 49 per cent share. The details on the ...Tiger Brands to exit controlling stake in Kenyan businessBizcommunity.comTiger Brands sales up in "difficult" conditionsjust-food.com (subscription)Tiger Brands 'solid' but Pioneer sees profit dropBusiness Day (registration)all 6 news articles »

Airlines told to pay flight compensation - BBC News;

Airlines told to pay flight compensation - BBC News

BBC NewsAirlines told to pay flight compensationBBC NewsFive airlines that fly into Europe have been told they must pay compensation to passengers for delays. American, Etihad, Emirates, Singapore and Turkish Airlines will have to obey European laws or be taken to court. All had told the Civil Aviation ...Five major airlines accused of dodging flight delay compensation payments to 200000 customersThe SunFive major airlines must pay estimated 200000 passengers compensation over delayed flightsThe IndependentSIA among 5 carriers facing enforcement action in the UK for failing to compensate travellers for delaysThe Straits TimesTTG -Channel NewsAsia -TravelMole -The Star, Kenyaall 12 news articles »

Sun, Sand, Religious Police: Holidays in Saudi May Be Hard Sell - Bloomberg;

Sun, Sand, Religious Police: Holidays in Saudi May Be Hard Sell - Bloomberg

BloombergSun, Sand, Religious Police: Holidays in Saudi May Be Hard SellBloombergIt's the day before the grand opening of Shaden, a luxury desert camp in Saudi Arabia where air-conditioned tents look out on sandstone cliffs. A princely delegation is on its way. But the place isn't quite ready. Peacocks for the garden of the ...Young Saudis mixing in public don't need the religious police to enforce moralsHuffington PostIran Renews Destructive Cyber Attacks on Saudi ArabiaWashington Free BeaconGreece and Saudi Arabia usher in new era of relationsKathimeriniBusinessinsider India -Qantara.de -Times of Oman -Asian Imageall 61 news articles »

KRA nets Sh4.7bn from betting fi rms in 3 years - The Star, Kenya;

KRA nets Sh4.7bn from betting fi rms in 3 years - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaKRA nets Sh4.7bn from betting fi rms in 3 yearsThe Star, KenyaThe taxman says it has collected a staggering Sh4.7 billion in taxes from eight major betting firms in the last three years. Kenya Revenue Authority commissioner general John Njiraini yesterday told the Departmental Committee on Labour and Social ...Kenya Revenue Authority opposes tax plans for betting firmsDaily NationKRA says Midiwo regulations 'bad bet' for economyCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Freights and warehouse operators threaten to paralyse operationsCitizen TV (press release)all 6 news articles »

Shelter Afrique vows to go for defaulters' assets - The Star, Kenya;

Shelter Afrique vows to go for defaulters' assets - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaShelter Afrique vows to go for defaulters' assetsThe Star, KenyaShelter Afrique acting managing director Femi Adewole at a press briefing in Nairobi on February 21,2017.The organization introduced its new management team as well as lay forward its strategic direction. PHOTO/ENOS TECHE. Facebook · Twitter ...Mortgage financier says police housing project still onThe Standard (press release)Shelter Afrique gets Sh2 billion shot in arm from AfDBKDRTVAFDB approves $28.2m for Shelter AfriqueTVC Newsall 5 news articles »

MPs clash with biotechnology researchers over GMO ban - The Star, Kenya;

MPs clash with biotechnology researchers over GMO ban - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaMPs clash with biotechnology researchers over GMO banThe Star, KenyaA file photo of civil society groups protesting outside Deputy President William Ruto's officer over the decision to lift a ban on GMOs. /PATRICK VIDIJA. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. MPs on Tuesday clashed with biotechnology ...Parliamentary team recommends local production of GMO cropsCitizen TV (press release)Kenyan lawmakers back commercialization of GMO cottonNews Ghanaall 3 news articles »

Global arms trade hits highest levels since the Cold War - The Independent;

Global arms trade hits highest levels since the Cold War - The Independent

The IndependentGlobal arms trade hits highest levels since the Cold WarThe IndependentGetty-Guns.jpg The USA was the top arms exporter during the period, accounting for a third of all exports. Scott Barbour/Getty. The global trade of weapons has risen over the past five years to its highest level since the end of the Cold War. According ...India is world's largest arms importer: SIPRIThe Indian ExpressThe Arms Export Business Is One That President Trump Doesn't Have to Worry AboutFortuneArms trade hits highest level since Cold War: studyDeutsche WelleBelfast Telegraph -RT -defenceWeb -wtkr.comall 70 news articles »

Amazon offers full-time contracts to 300 seasonal staff in Fife - The Courier;

Amazon offers full-time contracts to 300 seasonal staff in Fife - The Courier

The CourierAmazon offers full-time contracts to 300 seasonal staff in FifeThe CourierOnline retail giant Amazon has offered permanent jobs to more than 300 seasonal staff at its Fife fulfilment centre. The latest jobs boost came as the group – which has come under sustained pressure in recent months over pay and working conditions ...Amazon will create 5000 UK jobs in 2017ComputerWeekly.comAmazon hiring 5000 workers in UK despite Brexit fearsfox6now.comAmazon plans 5000 new jobs in UKBusinessGhanaIrish Times -The Week UK -STV News -International Business Times UKall 66 news articles »

Pastoralists to receive Sh215mn in drought insurance payout - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog);

Pastoralists to receive Sh215mn in drought insurance payout - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Pastoralists to receive Sh215mn in drought insurance payoutCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 20 — The government is set to disburse Sh215 million to 12,064 pastoral households by the end of February in a move geared towards cushioning pastoralists from the ongoing drought. According to the Cabinet ...and more »