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environmental crimes

Environmental Crimes The New Billion Dollar Business

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In a recent report from the UNEP and INTERPOL, environmental crimes could be worth 70 – 213 billion USD annually.  These environmental crimes which include logging, illegal mining, dumping of toxic waste, poaching and wildlife trafficking might be funding militia and terrorist groups especially in East, Central and Western Africa.   The report sites that,…

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XNews the New Sheriff in Town

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XNews, a free distributed newspaper in the city, has emerged as the third largest distributed newspaper in Nairobi, trailing behind industry leaders Nation and Standard just three months after its launch.  The commercial startup, is owned by Paul Marshall, UK-based venture capital Fushion Capital, Hardy Pemhiwa and Rafique Ebrahim. XNews is expected…

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Hunger Games Mockingjay Official Trailer

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The Hunger Games Mockingjay trailer is officially out and boy does it elicit shivers! The Mockingjay trailer follows closely, the release of well crafted and imaginative district focused posters.  Since The Hunger Games Catching Fire, Katniss Everdeen had disappeared to the mysterious District 13 and Peeta Mellark, Katniss' love interest, had been taken…

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Sondeka Festival – Call For Creatives

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Bringing in over fifty performing artists, thirty curated creative activities and nerve wrecking challenges - Sondeka Festival is the only event in East Africa that celebrates innovation and creativity while maintaining an authentic African experience.  Sondeka derived from the sheng word meaning "to create" suggests that art shouldn't be structured but rather left to…

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Sankara Nairobi Acquires ISO 22000

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Sankara Nairobi has received a certified accreditation from ISO 22000 for its excellence in food safety management.  ISO22000 is a standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization dealing with food safety. The ISO22000 standard specifies that an organization in the food chain needs to demonstrate its ability to control food safety…

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Nala Diagouraga in Elle Romania

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Nala Diagouraga a Senegalese / Mali model who is currently based in France has a great spread in June 2014 Elle Romania.  In the spread photographed by Gabi Hirit, Nala Diagouraga shows us how to mix bright colors and patterns, like a pro! Her toned bod, head wraps, hats and accessories have me drooling!!  *drop*…

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Monday Link Lovin

Monday Link Lovin

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Hope y'all had a great weekend. It's back to Monday hustling, and another great week full of possibilities. First off, congratulations to all the #BlogAwardKE winners! This weekend was more relaxed, I spent a lot of time on the internet and came across a few interesting reads, here are some links to…

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Akcent - Around the world

Akcent Live In Nairobi

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On Saturday April 26th 2014, the award-winning Romanian duo Akcent is set to mesmerize Nairobi at the Ngong Race Course. The duo comprising of Adrian Sina and Ramona Barta will perform alongside Kenya's very on house, trance and EDM DJs Kumi, Ken Roots, Darke, and DeeJay Kace.  Limelight Entertainment, the organizers who brought…

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Weekend Reading

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Happy Friday Lovelies – The weekend is here, time for some well deserved R&R! Although I doubt that will happen with all the concerts and events happening; off the top of my mind; there's the GUINNESS EVOLUTION PARTY WITH KONSHENS at KICC on Saturday, and THE KOROGA FESTIVAL at the Arboretum on Sunday. …

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Lipstick Favourites

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As I write this, I'm on the floor listening to Aramide's Feeling This Feeling, the soothing soul sounds are exactly what a Sunday evening calls for (give the song a listen – at the very bottom). That aside, I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  If you're sad, if you are heartbroken…

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Weekend Reading

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Bringing another instalment of weekend reading to keep you informed, entertained and kill sometime as you wait for your date/ friend to arrive! So bright lil'ol'me decided to go run errands today, with no sunscreen, lucky enough i had a hat. Waaaaaa! I think global warming is no longer a joke! This…

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