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Nigeria's lender Access acquires Kenya's Transnational Bank

17 Jan 2020

NAIROBI/LAGOS Nigeria's top lender by assets, Access Bank , has acquired Kenya's Transnational Bank, the Kenyan central bank said on Friday.

Kenya's president reshuffles cabinet amid rift with deputy president

14 Jan 2020

NAIROBI Kenya's president confirmed on Tuesday his acting finance minister would take the job permanently, during a cabinet reshuffle that put his allies in key positions amid a growing power struggle between the president and his deputy.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Kenya's president reshuffles cabinet, confirms Yatani as finance minister

14 Jan 2020

NAIROBI, Jan 14 Kenya's president confirmed the acting finance minister to the job on Tuesday, reshuffled his cabinet and announced the government's economic strategy for the next few months.

Kenya Airways names new acting CEO from Jan. 1

16 Dec 2019

NAIROBI Kenya Airways named the head of its low-cost subsidiary as its new acting chief executive officer on Monday after its current boss announced his resignation in May amid the loss-making carrier's renationalization process.

Kenya's Kipyegon ready for Olympic title defence after long absence

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Olympic 1,500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon said on Thursday that winning a silver medal at this year's World Championships in Doha after having a baby had motivated her to try to retain the Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.

Kenya's Chepkoech eyes fast track to Olympic gold

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech, the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase world record holder, plans to add another major title to her first world championships win in September -- an Olympic gold medal.

Kenya's Kipruto criticises Diamond League changes

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Olympic 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto has criticised the trimming of the Diamond League programme next year and told Reuters it will affect athletes' preparations ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Kosgei targets Olympic gold after smashing world record

05 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's Brigid Kosgei, the fastest-ever woman marathon runner, has set her sights on next year's Olympic games, where a win will solidify her place among the greatest to have ever competed in the sport.

Kenya's Rudisha aims to regain fitness, defend Olympic title

04 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya Kenya's David Rudisha, the twice Olympic 800 meters champion and world record holder who has been sidelined for 2-1/2 years due to injury, wants a title hat-trick at next year's Tokyo Games.

Athletics-Kenya's Rudisha aims to regain fitness, defend Olympic title

04 Dec 2019

ELDORET, Kenya, Dec 4 Kenya's David Rudisha, the twice Olympic 800 metres champion and world record holder who has been sidelined for 2-1/2 years due to injury, wants a title hat-trick at next year's Tokyo Games.

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