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Why Arsenal's Mesut Ozil sent a Kenyan boy football boots

Sunday, March 17th 2019, 10:12

A chance photo of a makeshift football shirt changed a Kenyan boy's life.
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'Super worried' about the planet - in Spain, Kenya, Bangladesh

Friday, March 15th 2019, 0:25
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Spain Spain

Young people around the world on their fears about the effects of pollution and climate change.
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Scandal over Kenya's border fence that cost $35m for just 10km

Thursday, March 14th 2019, 17:02

MPs in Kenya are demanding an investigation into how 10km of wire fencing ended up costing $35m.
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Nairobi lion replaced after Twitter uproar

Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 13:55

A sculpture of a lion in the Kenyan capital has been replaced after social media mockery.
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Could electric vehicles be the future for Kenyan travel?

Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 0:52

Kenya's electricity surplus could be capitalised on by a company reconditioning electric vehicles.
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Ethiopian Airlines: 'No survivors' on crashed Boeing 737

Sunday, March 10th 2019, 22:28
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The Boeing 737 Max-8 had 157 people on board, including Kenyans, Britons, Canadians and Americans.
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Brexit: Will it affect the Kenyan flower trade?

Thursday, March 7th 2019, 1:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK is one of the main export destinations for Kenyan cut flowers.
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Kenya airport strike strands hundreds of passengers

Wednesday, March 6th 2019, 17:01
related places: Nairobi

A strike condemned as "criminal " by a government minister causes major disruption to flights.
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Kenya helicopter crash: Americans and VIP pilot dead

Monday, March 4th 2019, 15:40

Four Americans and their Kenyan pilot died in the crash in Central Island National Park.
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'My photo was used in fake STI outbreak' in Kenya

Monday, February 25th 2019, 9:00

A photo of George Otieno's penile cancer was used to spread false rumours about a made-up STI.
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Colobus monkeys in Kenya 'threatened by humans'

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 6:45

A conservationist is providing a safe space for colobus monkeys in Kenya.
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Vitiligo: Skin condition bought Kenyan friends closer together

Saturday, February 16th 2019, 0:26

Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.
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Kenya police: Nahashon Mutua jailed as baby Pendo killers convicted

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 18:26

Two cases in Kenya's high court result in rare police convictions, including one death sentence.
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Black panther: Rare animal caught on camera in Kenya

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 7:54

It's claimed this is the first time the rare animal has been photographed in Africa in a century.
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Missing Kenyan activist Caroline Mwatha found dead

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 18:18

Caroline Mwatha investigated extrajudicial killings, but police believe her death was abortion-related.
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How the Nairobi hotel attack unfolded

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 0:15
related places: Nairobi

What exactly happened during the 19 hour-siege in which 21 people were killed at a luxury complex?
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Kenya attack: 'Selfless six' mourned in Nairobi after siege

Tuesday, January 22nd 2019, 16:00
related places: Nairobi

Mourners said the six men died while saving colleagues during last week's terror attack in Nairobi.
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Letter from Africa: What is it like to report a terror attack?

Monday, January 21st 2019, 3:01
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan TV presenter Waihiga Mwaura looks back at traumatic week following the hotel siege in Nairobi.
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Could Kenya have prevented the hotel siege?

Sunday, January 20th 2019, 1:38

Tuesday's attack in Kenya raises questions about whether lessons have been learned from past incidents.
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Kenya attack: Nine arrests over bloody DusitD2 hotel siege

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 15:18
related places: Nairobi

At least 21 people were killed when al-Shabab militants stormed the luxury Nairobi hotel complex.
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Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 11:03
related places: Nairobi

Victims of the siege at the hotel complex include a 9/11 survivor, a YouTuber and two inseparable friends.
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Kenya attack: 21 confirmed dead in DusitD2 hotel siege

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 21:34
related places: Nairobi

Gunmen killed 21 people during a harrowing 19-hour siege in Nairobi, President Kenyatta says.
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Kenya attack: We'll catch Dusit plotters, says President Kenyatta

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 17:41
related places: Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta vows to catch those behind the attack on Nairobi's Dusit hotel complex.
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Nairobi DusitD2 hotel attacked by suspected militants

Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 6:15
related places: Nairobi

Suspected militants target a hotel complex in Nairobi with security forces still combing the scene.
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Nairobi hotel attackers captured on CCTV

Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 19:16

People are being evacuated from the Dusit hotel complex after two explosions and gunfire were heard.
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DR Congo election: Sadc proposes unity government

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 16:18
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Southern Africa regional body Sadc says similar political deals have been made in Kenya and Zimbabwe.
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The refuge for children with microcephaly

Friday, January 11th 2019, 1:01

A school in Kenya is rescuing children with microcephaly, who are considered a curse by many local communities.
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Letter from Africa: Beyoncé, Bashir and Big Brother to dominate 2019

Tuesday, January 1st 2019, 0:38

Kenyan journalist Joseph Warungu writes about what he will be looking out for in 2019.
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Kenyan model: 'I won't wear make-up to hide my scars'

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 0:14

Claudiah Wanjiru says that after a difficult journey her scars have made her beautiful.
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Letter from Africa: Why Kenyan men don't want to share power with women

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 0:15

Joseph Warungu says the struggle for gender equality in Kenyan politics is failing on many fronts.
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Coloured wedding dresses are on trend: Designer Ogake Mosomi

Sunday, December 9th 2018, 0:03

Abandoning white gowns means women can wear them more than once, says Kenyan designer Ogake Mosomi.
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Eliud Kipchoge and Caterine Ibarguen named IAAF athletes of the year

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 10:37
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge and Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen are named male and female world athletes of the year.
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'Hakuna Matata' and other unlikely trademarked phrases

Sunday, December 2nd 2018, 0:20

Some in Kenya have taken offence at Disney's use of the Swahili phrase for Lion King merchandise.
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Kenya police 'shoot to free bribe suspects' in Nairobi

Thursday, November 29th 2018, 10:39
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's anti-graft unit launches a manhunt after police officers free colleagues accused of bribery.
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Chinese charged over Kenya 'railway scam'

Monday, November 26th 2018, 15:14
related countries: China China

The three were allegedly part of a ticketing scam stealing $10,000 a day on a huge new railway.
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Gunmen in Kenya abduct Italian aid worker

Wednesday, November 21st 2018, 11:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Police are treating the first abduction involving a foreigner in several years as a terror attack.
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Kenyan villagers dance the 'waley' to praise their cows

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 0:28

Villagers in one area of Kenya mark the rainy season with a unique song and dance competition.
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Is teenage pregnancy in Kenya really on the rise?

Friday, November 16th 2018, 1:59

Reports of girls giving birth in the exam period prompted a government inquiry into teenage pregnancy.
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BBC Nairobi: The largest bureau outside UK

Monday, November 5th 2018, 11:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nairobi

The bureau in Nairobi will have nearly 300 journalists and state-of-the-art facilities, the BBC says.
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Why Oromo baby girls can be engaged on the day they are born

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 0:12

The Oromo community in Kenya's Tana region says the tradition gives girls security for the future.
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The six-year-old Kenyan fighting electronic waste

Friday, November 2nd 2018, 11:06

Mellisa wants the world to join her in collecting electronic waste, so it can be disposed safely.
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'I never knew men could get breast cancer'

Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 0:15

Moses Musonga, a 67-year-old Kenyan, got a shock when he was diagnosed with the disease.
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The Kenyan school which changed an American boy's life

Saturday, October 27th 2018, 23:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baltimore

Devon Brown from Baltimore, US, says an educational project in East Africa changed his life.
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Kenyan football teen plants trees for goals

Wednesday, October 24th 2018, 23:51

Lesein Yes decided to combine his love of nature and football after hearing about deforestation.
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Kenyan crypto-currency pioneer: 'I make my money from Bitcoin and tasty roast meat'

Monday, October 22nd 2018, 1:22

The rural eatery where you can buy a traditional favourite with the most modern of currencies.
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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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