Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year

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NAIROBI, May 9 — Kenya said on Sunday it plans to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20 percent at the end of 2016 from last year amid campaigns to market the East African nation.

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Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year 

NAIROBI, May 9 — Kenya said on Sunday it plans to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20 percent at the end of 2016 from last year amid campaigns to market the East African nation.

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World Bank urges Kenya to increase investments in health sector

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on World Bank urges Kenya to increase investments in health sector 

NAIROBI, Feb. 24 — The World Bank on Monday called on Kenya to increase its investment in the health sector to march it with the country's potential.

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Tanzania's tour operators ask gov't to slash tourists' entrance fees

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ARUSHA, Tanzania, Feb. 2 — Tanzania's tour operators on Sunday called upon the government to reduce by half entrance fees and other charges for non-East African tourists in an effort to boost the number of tourists visiting the country's tourist destinations.

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IMF chief advises Rwanda on achieving middle income status

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KIGALI, Jan. 28 — International Monetary Fund Managing director, Christine Largarde Tuesday advised Rwanda to reduce dependency on aid and encourage the private sector development to reduce over reliance on the public sector.

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Kenya sees growing confidence by global investors

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NAIROBI, Jan. 27 — The Kenyan government said Monday it's seeing growing confidence by global investors in the East African nation.

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Low phone call rates lure Kenyans to post-paid tariff

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Low phone call rates lure Kenyans to post-paid tariff 

NAIROBI, Jan. 22 — The number of mobile phone users on post-paid tariff in Kenya has grown considerably as people embrace the subscription service due to low call rates.

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