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a valley with steep sides

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Western, Nyanza, Rift Valley, Northern, Southeastern, Coast, Central and Nairobi are already experiencing heavy rains.
Ruto is reported to have called vocal MPs and Senators from the Rift Valley in the last two days and asked them to abandon the impeachment motion and instead find other ways of resolving their issues.
Averaging about 50 kilometers wide, the Rift Valley has been spreading apart for over 10 million years, splitting the African tectonic plate slowly into the Nubian and Somali minor plates.
Thanks to the Menengai Geothermal Development Project in Kenya's Rift Valley, Lucy Wanjiru, aged 65, no longer has to walk over long distances to fetch water for domestic use.
We investigated the presence of antibodies against RVFV in serum samples by using 2 ELISAs (both from ID Vet, Grabels, France): 1) the ID Screen Rift Valley Fever Competition Multi-species Kit, to detect total antibody activity; and 2) the ID Screen Rift Valley Fever IgM Kit, to detect IgM against RVFV.
Rift Valley said its acquisition of Arlington further strengthens the capabilities of its aerospace and defense platform, which also includes Crow Precision Components and M/M Manufacturing.
As of April 2014, Qalaa Holdings (formerly known as Citadel Capital) holds an 85 per cent stake in Rift Valley Railways through its subsidiary, Africa Railways.
Alongside a strong management team, the financing provided by these financial institutions has been key to turning around the fortunes of Rift Valley Railways," said Qal Holdings Managing Director Karim Sadek.
Wool production in South Africa is likely to increase in 2013, as the industry has recovered from the effects of Rift Valley Fever.
Iceland and the World Bank are to start a $500m geothermal energy project targeting East Africa, along East Africa's 3,700-mile Great Rift Valley and covering 13 energy-poor nations.
Scientists have discovered a deep rift valley beneath West Antarctica that may be compounding ice loss in the region.
RIFT VALLEY FESTIVAL August 31-September 2, 2012 FishermanOs Camp in Lake Naivasha will be hosting this yearOs Rift Valley Festival from Friday, August 31 to Sunday, September 2, 2012.
London, July 26 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered a one mile deep rift valley hidden beneath the ice in West Antarctica, which they believe is contributing to ice loss from this part of the continent.