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Al-Shabab preach from Kenyan mosque

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 13:24
related places: Garissa

Islamist militants al-Shabab briefly take over a mosque in northern Kenya, preaching for two hours, before disappearing into a nearby forest, locals say.
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Kenya opens anti-poaching laboratory

Friday, May 8th 2015, 15:44

A forensic laboratory opens in Kenya that will build up a DNA database of wild animals to help secure successful prosecutions of poachers
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The female Kenyan brewery owner

Sunday, May 3rd 2015, 23:30

The female Kenyan brewer taking on a global drinks giant
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An evening with Nairobi's 'Messiah'

Friday, May 1st 2015, 23:28
related places: Nairobi

The teacher who spends his evenings feeding street kids
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VIDEO: 'I want to know if my brother is alive'

Friday, May 1st 2015, 16:49
related places: Garissa

One month after the Garissa university attack there are allegations Kenyan security forces have carried out extra-judicial killings in their hunt for members of the al-Shabab group.
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Kenya 'ignored Garissa raid warning'

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 15:12
related places: Garissa

Kenya's interior minister admits security officers ignored intelligence reports prior to the deadly attack on Garissa's university earlier this month.
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Kipchoge and Tufa win in London

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 13:16
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's London Marathon, with Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race.
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'Al-Shabab' kills Kenyan chief

Friday, April 24th 2015, 14:54

Suspected al-Shabab militants have abducted and killed a traditional chief in northern Kenya, according to a local elder.
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Cow 'eats sheep' on Kenyan farm

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 10:54

A Kenyan farmer says one of his cows has developed a taste for meat and eaten two sheep.
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VIDEO: How music helps Kenyan children

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 21:22

Music is helping to transform the lives of young people in a Kenyan slum.
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Africans dominant at Boston Marathon

Monday, April 20th 2015, 18:19

Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Kenya's Caroline Rotich win the men's and women's races respectively at the Boston Marathon.
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Kenyan activist wins environment prize

Monday, April 20th 2015, 16:05
related places: Mombasa

Kenyan environmental activist Phyllis Omido wins the high-profile Goldman prize for her campaign against a smelting plant in a slum community in Mombasa.
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Kenya failings drive al-Shabab recruitment

Sunday, April 19th 2015, 2:03

How Kenyan failings have boosted al-Shabab
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Al-Shabab recruiting in Kenyan towns

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 16:13
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militants are recruiting heavily in north-eastern Kenya, according to evidence gathered by the BBC.
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UN warns Kenya not to expel Somalis

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 18:04

The United Nations Refugee Agency has urged Kenya not to expel hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees in response to al-Shabab student massacre.
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Kenyan athlete hits out over agent

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Reigning London marathon champion Wilson Kipsang hits out at the sports authorities in Kenya for suspending his foreign agent without informing him.
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Kenya gang-rape trio get 15 years

Monday, April 13th 2015, 16:40

Three men accused of gang-raping a teenage girl in western Kenya before dumping her in an open latrine last year are sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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Kenya stampede over terror scare

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 11:50
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A student dies in a Kenyan stampede after a blast mistaken for a terrorist attack, as activists condemn calls to close a Somali refugee camp.
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Kenya tells UN to close Dadaab camp

Saturday, April 11th 2015, 19:01
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Garissa

Kenya's deputy president tells the UN to close the Dadaab refugee camp for Somalis after 147 students in Garissa were killed by Somali militants.
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Kenya row over 'missing students'

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 12:04

Kenya's government dismisses a claim that 166 students are still unaccounted for after the attack on Garissa University College.
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VIDEO: Kenya: One week after Garissa attack

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 5:52
related places: Garissa

Kenya's government tries to restore public confidence in its security forces, one week after Islamist al-Shabab militants attacked Garissa University, killing nearly 150 people.
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VIDEO: Kenya freezes al-Shabab fundees

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 19:44

Kenyan authorities have suspended the licences of 13 money transfer firms believed to be involved in funding al-Shabab.
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Kenya shuts money transfer firms

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 15:45

Kenya's government orders the closure of 13 money transfer firms suspected to be used by militant Islamists, a minister tells the BBC.
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Kenya vigil for massacre victims

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 21:04

Hundreds of people attend a candle-lit vigil in Kenya to remember the victims of last week's attack on a university by militant Islamists.
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Kenyans rally against al-Shabab

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 15:41
related places: Garissa

About 2,500 people march in Kenya's Garissa town in a show of defiance against al-Shabab following its deadly assault on a university.
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VIDEO: Kenyans 'shocked and angry'

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 11:35
related places: Nairobi

Hundreds of students take part in a march in Nairobi to remember those killed in last week's attack at Garissa University.
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VIDEO: 'I found my son's name in the mortuary'

Monday, April 6th 2015, 19:21
related places: Nairobi

The BBC's Emmanuel Igunza reports from Nairobi in Kenya on the anguish and anger of relatives trying to trace their loved ones following the al-Shabab killings which left 148 people dead at Garissa University last week.
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Kenya bombs Somalia al-Shabab bases

Monday, April 6th 2015, 16:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenya's air force bombs al-Shabab bases in Somalia following the militant group's onslaught on Garissa University last week which left 148 people dead.
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VIDEO: Kenya grieves for Garissa victims

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 17:44
related places: Garissa, Nairobi

Kenyans have gathered at a church service in Nairobi to remember the 148 victims of an attack on students at Garissa University.
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VIDEO: Garissa gunman named by Kenya

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 12:35

Kenyan authorities say they have identified one of the militants who attacked Garissa University, killing 148 people.
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Kenya mourns Garissa attack dead

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 12:33
related places: Garissa

Kenya is holding three days of mourning for the 148 victims of an al-Shabab militant attack on students at Garissa University.
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Kenya president vows tough response

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 16:47
related places: Garissa

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vows a tough response to the "existential threat" from al-Shabab militants after the Garissa university massacre.
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VIDEO: Student 'hid in cupboard for two days'

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 16:32

A young Kenyan student has described how she drank body lotion because she was so thirsty while she hid from al-Shabab attackers for two days.
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Five suspects held over Kenya attack

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 13:38

Five people are being held for questioning after an al-Shabab massacre at a university in eastern Kenya that left more than 140 people dead, officials say.
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Security questions as Kenya mourns

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 8:09
related places: Garissa

Kenya mourns the almost 150 victims of Thursday's al-Shabab attack on the university campus of Garissa as questions about security are raised.
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Kenya recovers raid victims' bodies

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 14:43

The bodies of many of the 147 victims of an al-Shabab massacre at a university in Kenya are being moved to the capital Nairobi for identification.
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VIDEO: Video shows Kenya university battle

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 13:49

Video has emerged showing students fleeing a Kenyan university as security forces battled al-Shabab militants during a siege in which 147 people died.
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VIDEO: Kenya: 'Attackers threw explosives'

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 10:40

Students who survived an attack on a university in Kenya in which 147 people died, have been explaining how they escaped.
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Kenya university attack kills 147

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 4:57

At least 147 people have died in an attack by al-Shabab on Garissa University, Kenya - the deadliest assault yet by the Islamist group.
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VIDEO: Gunmen storm Kenya university

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 2:45

The number of people killed in an attack by al-Shabab Islamist militants on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147, government officials say.
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Gunmen seize hostages in Kenya

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 15:54
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Garissa

Gunmen from the militant Islamist group al-Shabab kill at least 15 people and take students hostage after storming a university in Kenya.
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VIDEO: The crime fighting 'Twitter chief'

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 15:33

The Kenyan village chief who is turning to social media to help fight crime.
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VIDEO: Kenya: 'They were shooting randomly'

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 11:14

A Kenyan student describes gunmen who stormed a university in the north-east as "shooting randomly" at students and security staff.
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VIDEO: App helping locals improve slum life

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 23:31
related places: Nairobi

How an app and mapping technology is making life better for residents in a Nairobi slum
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Kenya ministers suspended over graft

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 16:31

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.
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BA told of pilot's abuse, say victims

Friday, March 20th 2015, 17:07
related countries: Uganda Uganda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

New evidence indicating British Airways could have done more to prevent one of its pilots abusing children in Kenya and Uganda is uncovered by a BBC investigation.
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