Gunshots heard in hotel and office complex in Kenyan capital
15 January 2019 | 4:13 pm
A large fire and sustained gunfire sent workers fleeing for their lives at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday (January 15) afternoon, Reuters witnesses said.
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A waste recycling initiative in Kenya has permanently changed the Dandora neighborhood, an informal settlement in Nairobi known for its large, unregulated landfills. Several kiosks have been set up where residents can swap recyclable garbage for food. The project has helped clean up the streets in Dandora.
Australian former Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing calls to resign after news broke that he secretly appointed himself to five separate minister roles.
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Kenya’s rapid mobile phone penetration has created opportunities to smartphone accessories providers. Ruuj Caflon, a Nairobi-based University graduate, is one of them. He designs clothes that can charge a phone and produce light.
Kenyan artist Tina Benawra paints images that can be read in Braille, in the hope of allowing visually impaired people to experience and enjoy art.
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