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Kenya CCTV 'shows soldiers looting'

Monday, October 21st 2013, 10:56

Security camera footage emerges which appears to show Kenyan security forces looting goods during last month's Westgate mall siege, in which some 67 people died.
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VIDEO: CCTV 'shows Westgate soldiers looting'

Monday, October 21st 2013, 10:00

Segments of CCTV footage have emerged which appear to show Kenyan security forces looting goods during last month's siege of the Westgate mall.
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Welby makes detour to Kenya

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 14:37
related countries: Iceland Iceland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Canterbury, London

The Archbishop of Canterbury is meeting fellow archbishops from the conservative Gafcon movement in Kenya after making a detour on his way from London to Iceland.
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Kenyatta 'excused most of ICC trial'

Friday, October 18th 2013, 18:21

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta need not attend all of his trial on charges of crimes against humanity, the International Criminal Court says.
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Kenya mall bodies 'probably gunmen'

Friday, October 18th 2013, 15:09

Charred bodies pulled from the rubble of Kenya's Westgate shopping centre are "highly likely" to be those of two of the gunmen, an MP tells the BBC.
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CCTV captures brutal Kenya attackers

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 18:59
related places: Nairobi

New CCTV footage from the siege at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi sheds more light on the brutality of the attackers.
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Could Westgate deal a fatal blow to the ICC?

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 17:07

Could Nairobi siege cause fight against impunity to collapse?
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Uganda alert after US terror warning

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 15:00
related countries: Uganda Uganda, United States United States

Uganda steps up security after the US warns of a threat similar to last month's attack by militants in neighbouring Kenya..
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Kenya to microchip all its rhinos

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 17:31

Kenya announces plans to implant a microchip in the horns of its entire 1,000-strong rhino population in an ambitious drive to combat poaching.
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VIDEO: Helping stop mothers transmitting HIV

Monday, October 14th 2013, 5:32
related places: Nairobi

The BBC's Anne Soy visits a clinic in Nairobi to see how HIV positive mothers are being helped to have babies free from the virus.
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AU demands Kenyatta trial delay

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 17:02
related countries: Sudan Sudan

African leaders demand the deferral of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's trial at the International Criminal Court in November.
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VIDEO: Ghana memorial for Kofi Awoonor

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 7:31
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Nairobi

Mourners have paid tribute to the renowned Ghanaian poet and statesman, Kofi Awoonor, who was killed last month in the attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi.
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Kenyatta's ICC case 'must be halted'

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 21:15

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's lawyers ask the International Criminal Court to halt his trial, claiming intimidation of defence witnesses.
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Kenyan fury as police 'ignore rape'

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 15:20

Kenyans are outraged that three men accused of gang-raping and dumping a girl in a pit latrine were ordered by police to cut grass as punishment.
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Norwegian suspected over Kenya siege

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 14:42
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Nairobi

Norway's intelligence agency says it is investigating whether a Norwegian citizen was involved in the attack on Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre.
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'Fault' caused Kenyan airport fire

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 17:23
related countries: United States United States

The fire that swept through Kenya's main international airport was caused by an electrical fault, not a terrorist attack, US investigators confirm.
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Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 16:10

Kenya requests that President Kenyatta be allowed to appear at the ICC via video link, a sign he is increasingly unlikely to attend his Hague trial.
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Kenya seizes ivory bound for Turkey

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 13:37
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Mombasa

Kenyan customs officers in Mombasa seize about four tonnes of ivory, worth $1.4m, hidden inside sacks of sesame seeds ready to be shipped to Turkey.
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Kenya mobile phone chiefs questioned

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 15:55

Kenyan police question the bosses of four leading mobile phone companies over their firms' registration of activated mobile phone lines.
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The tech modernising Kenya's matatus

Monday, October 7th 2013, 23:05
related places: Nairobi

How tech is modernising Nairobi's ramshackle buses
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VIDEO: Kenya: Westgate suspects named

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 19:21
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's military has named four terrorists who are believed to have been part of a group that carried out an attack on a shopping mall which left at least 67 dead in Nairobi last month.
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Kenya mall attack suspects named

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 17:26
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's military names four men shown in new CCTV footage who it says were killed as they took part in the Nairobi mall attack last month.
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VIDEO: How the Samaritans came to Kenya

Friday, October 4th 2013, 17:00

John Hurst plans to create Samaritans offices in the 21 countries that donated Spitfire planes to the Allies in 1940.
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Kenya cleric killing sparks protests

Friday, October 4th 2013, 16:10
related places: Mombasa

Four people are killed in Kenya's port city of Mombasa during clashes between police and those angered at the killing of a Muslim cleric, the Red Cross says.
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'I played dead to survive Kenya attack'

Friday, October 4th 2013, 13:34

The story of one mother's dramatic escape from the Westgate siege
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Afghanistan reach first World Cup

Friday, October 4th 2013, 12:10

Afghanistan qualify for the World Cup for the first time by beating Kenya by seven wickets in the World Cricket League.
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VIDEO: Kenya siege mother on 'playing dead'

Friday, October 4th 2013, 10:21
related places: Nairobi

A mother and daughter, Faith and Sy Wambua, who were caught up in the events of a siege in Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre, have been describing how they survived their terrifying ordeal.
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Kenyan Muslim cleric shot dead

Friday, October 4th 2013, 9:26
related places: Mombasa

A Muslim cleric is shot dead in Kenya's port of Mombasa, amid high tensions between the Muslim community and the security forces.
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VIDEO: Kenyan Indian mourns family after mall attack

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 23:12
related countries: India India
related places: Nairobi

BBC Hindi's Nitin Srivastava speaks to a Kenyan Indian who lost his wife and grandson when al-Shabab militants attacked Nairobi's Westgate Mall on 21 September.
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ICC orders Kenyan journalist arrest

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 15:09

The ICC issues an arrest warrant for a Kenyan journalist accused of witness tampering in The Hague trial of the country's Deputy President William Ruto.
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DNA tests for Kenya mall relatives

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 13:52

Relatives of people missing after the attack on a Kenyan mall come forward for DNA testing after body parts were discovered.
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Kenya holds inter-faith mall prayers

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 15:26

Kenya's top Christian, Hindu and Muslim clerics lead a multi-faith prayer service for the 67 victims of the Westgate mall attack.
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Kenya MPs to call for camps to close

Monday, September 30th 2013, 18:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Kenyan parliamentary committee is to call for camps for Somali refugees to close in the wake of the Westgate mall attack, a top MP tells the BBC.
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Kenya Westgate missing tally drops

Monday, September 30th 2013, 13:40

The number of people unaccounted for after the Westgate shopping centre attack has gone down to 39 from 61, the Kenyan Red Cross says.
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Somalia and Kenya: Blood brothers

Monday, September 30th 2013, 9:14

Why Somalia and Kenya can never escape each other
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Kenya to probe Westgate intelligence

Monday, September 30th 2013, 8:39

Kenyan MPs start an investigation into alleged intelligence failings over the deadly Westgate shopping centre attack.
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VIDEO: Meet al-Shabab's Kenyan 'recruiter'

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 21:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The BBC's Panorama programme has spent two weeks tracking al-Shabab's recruitment network from Kenya to Somalia.
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Kenya evades mall warning questions

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 15:39

The Kenyan interior minister refuses to answer questions about possible intelligence failings over the Westgate attack, saying the issue is confidential.
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Kipsang breaks marathon world record

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 9:50
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Kenyan Wilson Kipsang breaks the marathon world record by 15 seconds as he claims the Berlin title on Sunday.
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Meet al-Shabab's Kenyan 'recruiter'

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 23:25
related countries: Somalia Somalia

How young recruits are taken to fight in Somalia
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Sixth Briton dead in Kenya attack

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 20:58
related places: Nairobi

A sixth Briton is confirmed dead following the siege at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the Foreign Office says.
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Kenya cabinet was 'warned of attack'

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 16:26

Kenyan ministers were warned by security officials of an al-Shabab attack before the storming of the Westgate shopping centre, local media say.
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VIDEO: Life behind the camera in Kenya mall siege

Friday, September 27th 2013, 23:29
related places: Nairobi

When an event like the siege in the Westgate shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi takes place, media from all over the world flock to cover it.
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VIDEO: Kenya rescuer on mall experience

Friday, September 27th 2013, 16:40
related places: Nairobi

Abdul Haji has told the BBC how he engaged some of the Nairobi mall attackers in combat after receiving a text from his brother who was trapped inside.
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