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Kenyans Flock to Roadside Vendors Selling Cheap Secondhand Books, Spur Reading Boom 

Region: AfricaKenya

Topics: BusinessEducation

Roadside vendors selling cheap, secondhand books in Kenya's capital of Nairobi have spurred a new reading phenomenon among Kenyans. However, local publishers worry that their new books can't compete with the inexpensive deals.

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As Smartphone Market Grows in Kenya, Mobile Game Developers Highlight Local Context

Region: Kenya

Topics: BusinessEducation

Mobile game developers in Kenya are releasing games with a local flavor, in which scenarios are set in rural villages and stealing eggs from local farms is standard childhood activity. The developers hope to cash in on a growing smartphone market.

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Kenyan Health Advocates Strive to Dispel Myth That Vasectomy Causes Impotence

Region: AfricaKenya

Topics: EducationHealth

Determined to dispel baseless fears about vasectomy, the Kenyan government and a nongovernmental organization recruit ambassadors – laymen who have undergone the procedure – to assure other men that it has no effect on their virility.

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Parents Implore Kenya’s New President to Improve Education Before Distributing Laptops

Region: AfricaKenya

Topics: EducationPolitics

Amid criticism, newly elected President Uhuru Kenyatta is pursuing his campaign pledge to distribute free laptops to all children entering primary school.

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Kenya Promotes Peaceful Election Coverage on World Radio Day

Region: Kenya

Topics: CultureEducationPolitics

International and national agencies are using the day to continue trainings in responsible journalism in order to promote a peaceful March presidential election.

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Film Festival Promotes Acceptance of Homosexuality in Kenya

Region: AfricaKenya

Topics: EducationHuman RightsPolitics

Film festival aims to promote awareness around homosexuality in Kenya.

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In Rural Kenya, a 7-year-old Fights for Her Right to Education

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Students Accused of Cheating on National Exam; Girls Perform Poorly

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New Communication Platform Removes Education Obstacles for Girls in Kenya Slum

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Kenyans Clash in Debate to Bring Sex Education Into Schools

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