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An ingenious way to bring clean water to a slum

Friday, October 12th 2018, 23:53
related places: Nairobi

How one man used an innovative idea to tackle gangs and bring clean water to the slums of Nairobi.
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Kenyan girl golfer Chanelle Wangari aims for the top

Friday, October 12th 2018, 23:39

Eleven-year-old Chanelle Wangari has broken into the top 10, making her Africa's top-ranked junior.
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Kenya bus crash kills 50 on way to Kisumu

Wednesday, October 10th 2018, 15:19

The vehicle's roof was ripped off in the accident in the west of the country.
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Giving Kenyan female prisoners a second chance

Monday, October 8th 2018, 23:05

Aggrey Mokaya is the founder of Change Hub, which is helping inmates rehabilitate using technology.
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Melania Trump: US first lady arrives in Ghana for solo Africa trip

Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, 12:58
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Ghana Ghana, United States United States
related places: Africa

President Donald Trump's wife is visiting Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Egypt to promote her Be Best campaign.
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Infanticide in Kenya: 'I was told to kill my disabled baby'

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 17:00

A new study suggests mothers in Kenya face widespread pressure to kill their disabled children.
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Kenyan Waihiga Mwaura wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 2:07

Kenyan journalist Waihiga Mwaura is this year's winner of the BBC World News Komla Dumor award.
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Kenyan governor Okoth Obado charged over Otieno murder

Monday, September 24th 2018, 13:00

A Kenyan governor denies links to the stabbing to death of his ex-girlfriend, a pregnant student.
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Westgate mall attack survivors reunited in Nairobi

Friday, September 21st 2018, 5:37
related places: Nairobi

Katherine and Kadzo met in Nairobi to reflect on that day, and those who saved them.
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Joseph Kiprono Kiptum: Kenyan athlete hit by car during Medellin half marathon

Monday, September 17th 2018, 10:50
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Medellin

Kenyan runner Joseph Kiprono Kiptum hit by a car as he was leading a half marathon in Colombia.
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Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 10:23
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge takes more than a minute off the marathon world record with a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin.
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Inside the world of Kenya’s ‘killer cop’

Sunday, September 9th 2018, 23:28

Ahmed Rashid is a Kenyan police officer accused of shooting dead people he believes are criminals.
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Disabled mother Miriam: My five-year-old son is my arms

Wednesday, September 5th 2018, 23:23

Kenyan Miriam Wariwa was born without arms, so her five-year-old son Samuel helps her with her daily tasks.
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Letter from Africa: Kenya MPs should 'stop telling women what to wear'

Tuesday, September 4th 2018, 23:15

Joseph Warungu reflects on the time wasted by male Kenyan lawmakers talking about a dress code.
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Maasai battle to save vultures

Saturday, September 1st 2018, 0:08

Six out of eight species of the bird are endangered in Kenya.
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Kenyan fishermen use condoms for protection from the sea

Friday, August 31st 2018, 10:12
related places: Mombasa

Kenyan fishermen in Mombasa are using condoms for protection - but not in the way you think.
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FGM: The Maasai woman on a mission to educate her community

Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 23:39

Agnes Pareiyo is a Kenyan Maasai woman on a mission to educate people on the harm done by female genital mutilation.
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The elephant repellent invented at a Kenyan school that warns by SMS

Monday, August 27th 2018, 23:06

Kenyan schoolgirl Sandra Lukindo and her classmates have invented a device to warn off elephants from their village.
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Meet ivory traffickers' 'worst nightmare'

Sunday, August 26th 2018, 2:22

A new technique is helping turn dogs at one Kenyan port into super-sniffers.
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The nine-year-old Kenyan artist painting from the heart

Saturday, August 25th 2018, 8:03

Sheillah Sheldone Charles draws, models, and is a designer. And she's just nine years old.
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Hippo bite kills Taiwan tourist in Kenya

Monday, August 13th 2018, 3:50
related countries: China China

The animal turned on the Taiwanese man after he got too close with his camera at Lake Naivasha.
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Secret lives of Kenya's drag queens

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 23:13

Cross-dressers discuss the difficulty of living in a country with strict anti-gay laws.
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Kenyan grandmother: Fitting car stereos keeps me young

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 23:49

Cecilia Wangari is a great-grandmother who works in a shop in Kenya, installing car stereos.
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Champion hurdler dies in car crash at 28

Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 7:07

Kenya's former 400m hurdles world champion Nicholas Bett dies aged 28 in a car crash.
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From solar car inventions to beds that power phones

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 23:04

Samuel Karimbo is a Kenyan inventor who prides himself on thinking outside the box.
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Kenya race row retailer Chandarana Foodplus defies governor

Monday, July 30th 2018, 13:24
related places: Nairobi

Nairobi's governor revoked Chandarana Foodplus' licence over its campaign to target white people.
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Weaving a livelihood in Kenya

Monday, July 30th 2018, 5:25

Grace is one of the few remaining loom weavers in Kenya.
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Kenyan TV unveils husband and wife news team

Monday, July 23rd 2018, 11:07

A married couple are presenting the news on Kenya's leading TV station for the first time.
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Tanzania and Kenya row over delay to wildebeest migration

Friday, July 20th 2018, 18:15
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Kenyan tour operators allege Tanzanian actions are affecting its tourism industry.
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Nairobi National Park railway 'threatens Kenyan wildlife'

Thursday, July 19th 2018, 23:15

Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.
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Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve

Friday, July 13th 2018, 15:15

Eight of the critically endangered animals died while being relocated to a wildlife reserve in Kenya.
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Yoga teacher aims to help Kenyan women behind bars

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018, 23:10

Yoga teacher Irene Auma wants to help rehabilitate female prisoners in Kenya.
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Kenya fire: Several dead in Nairobi market

Thursday, June 28th 2018, 17:45
related places: Nairobi

The blaze at the Gikomba market, one of the largest in Nairobi, kills at least 15 people.
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Meet the Kenyan man who writes upside down

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 23:08

Daniel Mirera has been writing upside down since he was a child.
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Girl on Fire: Kenya schoolgirl's Alicia Keys cover becomes viral hit

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 9:38

Thirteen-year-old Kenyan schoolgirl Gracious Amani went viral singing an Alicia Keys cover.
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The UK health tax hurting foreign nurses

Monday, June 11th 2018, 23:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Kenyan nurse says a charge on migrant workers is forcing families like his to split up.
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Sabrina Simader: 'I realised my Winter OIympics skiing dream for Kenya'

Sunday, June 10th 2018, 1:31

Sabrina Simader made history by becoming the first Kenyan woman to compete at the Winter Olympics.
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Kenyan officials to take polygraph tests to tackle corruption

Friday, June 1st 2018, 14:44

President Uhuru Kenyatta says it will determine employee "integrity", after a number of scandals.
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Meet the Kenyan priest rapping about religion

Monday, May 28th 2018, 23:18

Father "Sweet Paul" explains his unconventional way of spreading the gospel.
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Head of Kenya youth agency arrested in $78m corruption scandal

Monday, May 28th 2018, 13:38

The head of a government youth agency is among those held over a scheme allegedly involving fake sales.
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Rafiki director Wanuri Kahiu on Cannes success and Kenya ban

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 23:12

Wanuri Kahiu talks about Kenya's decision to ban the film, and its success at the Cannes Film Festival.
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Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in anti-fake news campaign

Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 18:03
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

A new law in Kenya imposes fines of up to $50,000 and/or up to two years in prison.
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Survivor: 'I don't want to live here any longer'

Friday, May 11th 2018, 18:42

A survivor of the flooding caused when a dam in Kenya burst says she is too scared to go back to the farm where she worked.
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Can these seedballs solve Kenya's deforestation crisis?

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 23:08

Seeds of hope; one social entrepreneur is using specially-coated tree seeds to restore Kenya’s lost forests.
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Kenya's Patel dam bursts, sweeping away homes in Solai

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 16:58

At least 41 people die after a dam bursts in Kenya, sending floodwater through hundreds of homes.
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