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French Embassy Puts Kibera Residence Up For Sale

The French government has put up for sale its ambassador’s residence located in Kibera, Nairobi, in a transaction that could fetch an estimated Sh500 million. Paris is selling the five-bedroom ambassadorial maisonette sitting on a plot measuring 4.90 acres on Nairobi’s Kabarnet Close, off Ngong Road. The French embassy in Nairobi said the asset sale […]

The 25th European Film Festival opens next week on May 12, missing three of its European Union members but adding two new ones. For the first time, Austria, Denmark and Italy are not presenting films at the festival despite the festival’s theme being ‘Integration’. It’s especially unfortunate as Italy’s film ‘Fire at Sea’ won the […]

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Once again, the Embassy and the Goethe-Institut Nairobi have chosen a number of Kenyan students who will have the opportunity to attend summer school in Germany from mid August to mid September 2015. The winners of a German language competition are form three students at Kenyan secondary schools. They will live with host families in […]

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A German has been appointed to head the upcoming Radisson Blu Hotel located in Nairobi’s Upper Hill district ahead of its planned opening in June. The Brussels-based Carlson Rezidor Group, which owns Radisson Blu Hotel, rated five-star has hired Jens Brandin as general manager. Mr Brandin, a career hotelier, will be tasked with setting up […]

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Turkish clothing giant, LC Waikiki, is in negotiations with The Junction, Two Rivers and Garden City malls for retail space to sell its apparel. A Fortune 500 company, LC Waikiki is present in 23 countries and has more than 500 retail outlets. “The company is exploring the emerging retail market opportunities that the growing middle […]

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