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June 19, 2014 2:19 PM France unveils measures to boost tourism

Speaking at the close of a national conference on tourism, foreign minister Laurent Fabius said the government had fixed a target of attracting 100 million foreign tourists annually compared to 83 million in 2012. Accompanying him, commerce minister Fleur Pellerin said France would try and iron out inconveniences faced by tourists, especially in getting 37

June 19, 2014 10:09 AM Fear, shock among Sri Lankan Muslims in aftermath of Buddhist mob violence

Aluthgama, Sri Lanka (CNN) -- In the areas surrounding the southwest Sri Lankan town of Aluthgama, an idyllic coastal settlement popular with tourists, Muslims and Buddhists have lived side by side peacefully for generations. But a wave of deadly communal violence that followed a rally Sunday by hardline Buddhist nationalist monks has changed that. "The house 24

June 19, 2014 5:04 AM Kenya : Kisumu City reports drop in crime due to World Cup

A town in western Kenya has reported a sharp drop in serious crime, with police concluding that criminals were too busy watching the World Cup to go out and steal. “At least now the youth have something to keep them occupied so they are not involved in criminal activities,” a local police commander in Kisumu, David Ng’etich, was quoted as saying by The Daily 59

June 18, 2014 2:03 PM Kenya town reports drop in crime due to World Cup

A town in western Kenya has reported a sharp drop in serious crime, with police concluding that criminals were too busy watching the World Cup to go out and steal. "At least now the youth have something to keep them occupied so they are not involved in criminal activities," a local police commander in Kisumu, David Ng'etich, was quoted as saying by The Star newspaper 45

June 18, 2014 11:29 AM Philips' breakthrough energy-efficient LED lighting solutions contribute to Kenya's energy saving ambitions

The digital LED technology creates more light, while making it more focused and controlled. The state of the art lighting system will allow the Kenya National Archives to minimize light spill and directs light exactly to where it is needed. The system will also simplify the maintenance schedule as the innovative LED lights have an extended lifetime of up to 100,000 hours 29

June 18, 2014 9:54 AM Kenya National Archives to digitize 40,000 unique documents

The Government will soon digitize its 40,000 unique documents to allow for virtual access by the public. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts Patrick Omutia said that the adoption of this technology will help researchers and history enthusiasts relive Kenya’s epic history and generate extensive global interest in the country’s 54

June 18, 2014 6:41 AM Kenya: Philips Illuminates the Kenya National Archives With Led Based Digital Lighting

By Lilian Mutegi, 17 June 2014 Philips is set to unveil a stunning lighting makeover of the Kenya National Archives today in the evening in Nairobi, Central Business District (CBD), as part of its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow. Philips' latest LED technology combines warm and cool daylight colors and has been used to highlight 33

June 16, 2014 11:00 PM Hotelier jumped from second floor to save his life

Lamu, Kenya: John Wanyoike, a hotelier and proprietor of Breeze View Hotel in Mpeketoni, Lamu County, is lucky to be alive. Wanyoike sustained few bruises on his arms and legs, after jumping from the second floor of his now gutted investment into the bush to escape the attackers who took over the township on Sunday evening. Wanyoike recounted to The Standard 27

June 12, 2014 1:18 PM Beyond the World Cup: Exploring Brazil's Major Cities

Over the next month, Brazil will host 64 soccer matches in 12 cities as millions of fans cheer on their favorite teams. With so much attention being paid to the on-field action at FIFA World Cup 2014, which kicks off today, you could almost forget that there’s more to Brazil than soccer. That would be a mistake, especially in the host cities of Rio de Janeiro 30

June 12, 2014 1:59 AM Quiet Spurs star Leonard lets game do the talking

Kawhi Leonard may be the breakout star of the NBA Finals after finally emerging as a dominant force with 29 points in Game 3, but do not expect him to tell everybody about it. Leonard is just about the quietest player in the NBA and he has little interest in making small-talk with the media – or to anybody, really. “That just goes with his personality 44