MOMBASA, Kenya, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the passenger train service of the 480-km Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), paving way for the nation's endeavor for industrialization and prosperity.
The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is likely to boost Kenya's coastal tourism that has been hit by insecurity fears, a hotelier said on Tuesday.
Insect scientists from Nairobi-based International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) and their partners from Britain have discovered a male-killing microbe - a microscopic living organism that kills butterflies around Nairobi.
At least ten lost their lives while seven others were injured on Monday night following heavy downpours in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on Saturday sent a congratulatory message to Britain's King Charles III and Queen Camilla on Charles' coronation.I
Opposition parties are leading in Sunday's Thai general election, according to preliminary results released by the electoral body.The two major opposition parties, the
The G7 summit starts on May 19 in Hiroshima, Japan. Recently, U.S. President Joe Biden announced that there would be investment curbs proposed to the G7 against China.
European leaders are intensifying their efforts to hold Russia accountable for war crimes in Ukraine. Leaders are meeting in Iceland this week for the fourth sitting o
Energy ministers from nine European Union (EU) countries agreed on Thursday to turn the Mediterranean region into a green energy hub.At their meeting in Valletta, the c
China and Australian have agreed to resume high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanisms, including a free trade agreement joint committee.According to a press stat
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U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he will seek a second White House term in 2024, a decision that will test whether Americans are ready to give the 80-year-old D
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday visited the city of Cangzhou in north China's Hebei Province.Xi went
A two percent net decrease in current employment, or 14 million jobs, will happen in the next five years, according to a survey of employers published on Monday by the
Arab foreign ministers will meet at the Arab League in Cairo on Sunday to discuss Syria, a League spokesman said, amid a regional push to normalise ties with Syrian Pre
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reached agreements with the leaders of Italy, Germany, France and Britain on providing fresh defense aid for Kiev, Zelenskyy
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will begin serving her prison sentence on May 30 for defrauding investors in the failed blood-testing startup once valued at $9 billio
Since the European Union lifted import tariffs on agricultural products from Ukraine last summer, more than 23 million tonnes of grains have flooded the bloc. Four cou
President Tayyip Erdogan led in the first round of Türkiye's most pivotal election in decades on Monday, but failed to secure the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a
China's reusable experimental spacecraft landed safely on Monday after 276 days in orbit.The spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwe
After a record breaking year of global electric car sales in 2022, Chinese car manufacturer BYD has overtaken Tesla as the world's leading producer of EVs after selling
Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of Thailand's Move Forward Party, on Monday declared victory in the country's general election and said he is ready to be the country's next p
A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called for efforts to strive for a comprehensive cease-fire so as to create a favorable environment for the political process in