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Vincent O’Neill’s Ox-Cart Ride To Makueni School Lights Up Twitter

Ireland ambassador to Kenya Vincent O’Neill has excited the internet after he rode an ox-drawn cart to open a school in Makueni County on Monday. Photos of Mr O’Neill manoeuvring a muddy section of the road to St Patrick’s School in Kawese Village have gone viral on social media. “Privileged to open wing of St […]

Kenya and Ireland have entered into a five- year agreement to boost food security in the country with focus on dairy and fisheries sectors. The partnership, which has been dubbed Ireland Kenya Agri-Food Strategy 2017-2021 will see local farmers benefit from use of modern technology in farming to increase their productivity. Irish Foreign and Trade […]

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My name is Caroline. When I sat for the national Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination, I did not have a clue on what I wanted to do with my life. I did not have any idea on where I was headed to, post-secondary school. Our school did not have anything like career talk and […]

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I am honoured to be Ireland’s first ambassador here in Kenya since the embassy in Nairobi was closed, for economic reasons, in 1988. The re-opening of our embassy in Kenya in October 2014, one of eight new missions opened globally last year, coincides with strong Government effort to re-engage with countries with which we enjoy […]

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Irish fashion designer, Penny Winter has threatened a Kenyan group of women who make jewellery under the name Amani Craft, asking them to stop “making African jewellery and beads made from paper .” Beatrice Akumi of Amani Craft told Word Is, “So far she has sent us two letters from her lawyers saying that she owns the rights to making African and […]

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