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News: Kenya

We have started to collect the most important news related to Kenya in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Kenya: news

VIDEO: 'People ran for their lives'

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 11:43
related places: Nairobi

One child has been killed and six critically injured in a grenade attack on a church Sunday school in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, according to the Red Cross.
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Kenya doping claims investigated

Friday, September 28th 2012, 19:42

The chairman of Kenya's athletics body tells the BBC an investigation is under way into allegations of widespread doping in the country.
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Sea assault on Somali rebel city

Friday, September 28th 2012, 14:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia

African Union forces launch a pre-dawn beach assault in an attempt to seize the Somali port of Kismayo, the last major Islamist militant stronghold.
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Kenya MP charged for hate speech

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 16:42

Junior Kenyan minister Ferdinand Waititu is charged with hate speech and inciting violence and suspended from his government post.
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Kenya to switch off 'fake' phones

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 15:43

Kenya confirms plans to switch off counterfeit mobile phones at the end of September to combat crime and health risks.
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Somali militant 'armoury bombed'

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 10:44
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenya's military says its jets have bombed Kismayo airport, in Somalia, destroying an armoury and warehouse used by Islamist militants.
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Kenya 'hate speech' arrest order

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 14:59

Kenya's director of public prosecutions orders the arrest of a deputy minister, for alleged incitement and hate speech against the Maasai community.
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Kenya schools open after strike

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 9:56

Kenyan schools re-open following a three-week strike by teachers after the government agreed to raise salaries by up to 40%.
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Kenya soldier kills six Somalis

Monday, September 24th 2012, 17:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Six civilians are shot dead by a Kenyan soldier advancing towards the al-Shabab stronghold of Kismayo, the Kenyan army confirms.
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VIDEO: Extremism warning for Kenyan coast

Friday, September 21st 2012, 15:39
related places: Mombasa

Muslim leaders on Kenya's coast are warning that extremism is on the rise. The killing last month of a Muslim cleric in Mombasa was followed by days of rioting that left four people dead
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Kenya threatens to sack teachers

Friday, September 21st 2012, 10:29

Kenya's government threatens to fire striking teachers and replace them with graduates and retired teachers if they do not return to work on Friday.
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'Mass graves' mystery in Kenya

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 12:12

Police call off the exhumation of two alleged mass graves in Kenya's Tana River Delta, saying they only found one human foot.
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Will radicalism ruin Mombasa's charms?

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 12:23
related places: Mombasa

Will radical Islam ruin the charms of Kenya's tourist city?
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Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 23:03

Two mass graves have been discovered in Kenya's coastal Tana Delta region, amid accusations that politicians have incited violence ahead of elections next March.
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Mass graves found in Kenyan delta

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 14:23

Two mass graves are discovered in Kenya's coastal Tana Delta region, following deadly ethnic clashes.
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Kenya village massacres raise fears of election violence

Monday, September 17th 2012, 8:43

Kenya village massacres raise fears of another bloody election
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Hospitals in Kenya hit by strike

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 16:50

Thousands of doctors in Kenya embark on an indefinite strike joining teachers and lecturers whose strike this month has paralysed the education section.
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Kenyan MP charged over violence

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 17:27

Kenya's Assistant Livestock Minister, MP Dhadho Godhana, is charged with inciting ethnic clashes that have killed more than 100 people in the Tana River area.
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Kenya curfew after ethnic clashes

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 10:55

Violence continues in Kenya's Tana River area despite a dusk-to-dawn curfew after the deaths of 112 people in weeks of clashes.
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Kenya ethnic clashes kill 30

Monday, September 10th 2012, 13:55

At least 30 people are killed in renewed ethnic clashes in south-east Kenya, with children and policemen among the dead.
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Deadly 'revenge attacks' in Kenya

Friday, September 7th 2012, 18:16

Twelve people are killed in an overnight raid on a village in a part of south-eastern Kenya where 52 people were recently killed, officials say.
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Mt Kenya to get electric fence

Friday, September 7th 2012, 10:05

Kenya's government is to inaugurate a project that will encircle much of the country's highest peak with an electric fence to stop wild animals straying.
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Kenya's navy shells Somali city

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 13:10
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The Kenyan navy shells areas in Kismayo, the main Somali city controlled by al-Qaeda-linked Islamists, ahead of an imminent attack, a military spokesman tells the BBC.
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Cleric charged over Mombasa riots

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 16:24
related places: Mombasa

A radical Kenyan Muslim cleric is charged with inciting the violent protests that hit the second city, Mombasa, last week.
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Kenya schools hit by pay strike

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 12:39

Tens of thousands of teachers in Kenya launch a strike to demand higher pay, affecting classes in many schools.
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Grenade attack on Kenya police

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 9:51
related places: Mombasa

Four Kenyan policemen are seriously injured in Mombasa in a grenade attack near a church, following two days of riots sparked by the killing of a radical Muslim cleric.
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Mombasa violence death toll rises

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 11:17
related places: Mombasa

The death toll from violent protests in Kenya's second city, Mombasa, over the killing of a radical Muslim cleric rises to four, police say.
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Grenade kills Kenyan policeman

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 17:01
related places: Mombasa

A grenade is thrown at police in the Kenyan city of Mombasa, killing one officer and wounding 16 others, the Red Cross says.
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VIDEO: Riots in Kenya after killing of cleric

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 3:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mombasa

Riots have broken out in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after the killing of a controversial Islamic cleric, accused of financing militant Somali group Al Shabaab
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Islamist cleric killed in Mombasa

Monday, August 27th 2012, 14:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mombasa

A Kenyan radical Islamist cleric accused of supporting Somalia's al-Shabab militants is killed in a drive-by shooting in Mombasa, sparking violent protests.
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Kenya sackings over school fire

Friday, August 24th 2012, 15:35
related places: Kisumu

Kenya's education minister sacks two top education officers after eight girls died in a dormitory fire at a private junior school near Kisumu.
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Dozens killed in Kenya clashes

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 23:56

At least 52 people are killed in ethnic clashes in south-eastern Kenya, in the worst single incident since post-election violence four years ago.
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Four killed in Masai Mara crash

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 15:13

Two Kenyan pilots and two German tourists are killed in a plane crash in Kenya's Masai Mara national park.
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IBM to open research lab in Kenya

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 16:05
related places: Nairobi

IBM and the Kenyan government are to open a tech research hub in Nairobi to try to solve traffic congestion and other local issues.
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Ugandan helicopter wrecks found

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 15:56
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The wreckage of two Ugandan helicopters which went missing on Sunday is found along with two bodies and eight survivors, Kenyan officials say.
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Ugandan helicopters go missing

Monday, August 13th 2012, 22:10
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A search is under way in Kenya for two Ugandan military helicopters missing with 10 crew members on board, Uganda's army spokesman says.
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Kenyan MPs get new $3,000 seats

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 15:28

Kenya's newly refurbished parliament - dogged by criticism over the cost of chairs for MPs - is opened by President Mwai Kibaki.
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Kenya charges Venezuelan diplomat

Monday, August 6th 2012, 18:12
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Nairobi

Kenya charges the first secretary of the Venezuelan embassy in Nairobi with the murder of the acting ambassador.
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